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IRAQ IS BACK!!!

August 10th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Building Better Business Managers, Business Management, Improving Your Business Leadership, Politics and Politicians Gone Awry

Despite promises to the contrary, America is creeping back into the internecine sectarian conflict in Iraq. In the immortal words of Chester A. Riley, “What a revoltin’ development this is!” (Except for regular readers like Marvis Anderson, you probably are too young to remember this iconic line often evoked by William Bendix on the 1950’s [...]

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Having a Sense of Urgency is the Only Way to Avoid a Sense of Panic

August 3rd, 2014 · No Comments · Business Management, Improving Your Business Leadership, Politics and Politicians Gone Awry

When a sense of urgency is missing, crisis management becomes the SOP. All of us have experienced the feeling of panic as the deadline to complete a task that seemed buried in the distance future suddenly hangs ominously before us. Remember those school days when we were given ample notice of a term paper due, [...]

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Have These Politicians No Shame Using Thousands of Innocent Children as Pawns in Their Exploitation of Immigration as an Election Issue?

July 13th, 2014 · No Comments · Improving Your Business Leadership, Politics and Politicians Gone Awry

Understanding the despicable actions of political leaders who use children to fan the flames of fear and ignorant bigotry to win an election. As Americans, it has to be embarrassing to witness our so-called leaders – Republicans and Democrats – stooping to use eight-, nine- and 10-year old children as political pawns to score points [...]

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