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Succumbing to Peer Group Pressure in Business is Like Suicide by Mediocrity

March 29th, 2015 · 8 Comments · Building Better Business Managers, Business Management, Effective Leadership

Peer group comparisons are insidious because while they seem so safe and innocent, the effect is to level rather than levitate performance. Those of you who are long-time, loyal readers of this blog (both of you) are aware of my loathing of peer group pressure and peer-group analysis in business. The problem is that when […]

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Why Do They Call it the “Silent Primary”?

March 22nd, 2015 · 5 Comments · Business Management, Personalities in the News, Politics and Politicians Gone Awry

Because there is a lot they don’t want you to know or hear. You may not realize it, but even though the next national election is still more than a year and a half away, a virtual gaggle of candidates is already attempting to get made-up, made-over and primped (some even pimping) for the next […]

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E-Mails, Hillary and You

March 15th, 2015 · 12 Comments · Business Management, Improving Your Business Leadership, Politics and Politicians Gone Awry

A lesson for all leaders: Sometimes doing the right thing can be undone by doing it the wrong way.  For the past couple of weeks the circus spotlight of politics has been played on Hillary Clinton’s use of a private e-mail system while she served as Secretary of State. Apparently she didn’t want to use […]

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