I found this note I had made for a book I wrote a few years ago. This passage never made it into the book. As the election nears here in the US – and my deep interest in how people … Read More..
I read a piece about young go-getters in business (Washington Post 10/26/08). Hooman Radfar went to Silicon Valley to meet with investors. But not for the reasons you might think. As the article says, “. . .he got destroyed. But … Read More..
I just wrote a white paper titled Leading in Turbulent Times. You can read the full article at Leading in Turbulent Times Here are a couple of paragraphs: With so much at stake, it is easy to put on blinders … Read More..
Or another title: Resistance Fueled by Outrage. On Monday, the former CEO and Chairman of AIG appeared before a House committee. During their testimonial, a congressman revealed that AIG had spent some $440K on a fancy retreat a few days … Read More..
Kevin Eikenberry, author of Remarkable Leadership just posted a survey that asks you to compare the leadership skills of the two presidential candidates. He has invited readers of my blog to take it (and then he’ll be glad to send … Read More..
One big difficulty in working with resistance to change is that it is very difficult to see the world through the eyes of those who disagree with how we view things. The Onion ran a very funny article that speaks … Read More..
Did you see the US presidential debate last night? They both lost. In a town hall forum, there is an opportunity to speak directly to individuals and answer their questions. Except for one or two examples of human contact, both … Read More..
This week Time Magazine will run an article about voting patterns. In past elections, 28 percent voted for the wrong candidate. These people voted for candidates they disagreed with. So, why would people do that? OK, some voters may be … Read More..
I think there is a lot that we can learn from the halting progress on the bailout of the financial institutions in the US. Speed Leaders told the American people that the economy was essentially sound. Then, almost on a … Read More..