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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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Breaking the Back of Bureaucracy at the VA

July 6th, 2014 · No Comments · Business Management, Effective Leadership, Politics and Politicians Gone Awry

The real story behind the appointment of Bob McDonald to lead the VA When word broke that President Obama had appointed “Bob McDonald” to take charge of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) my e-mail account and voice mail went crazy. Most of those who made contact wanted to either congratulate me or to inquire [...]

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Sometimes the Truth is Harder to Find than to Face

June 1st, 2014 · 1 Comment · Building Better Business Managers, Business Ethics, Business Management, Improving Your Business Leadership, Politics and Politicians Gone Awry

For a leader, the most difficult problem to solve is the problem you don’t know about. Well, the IED of bureaucracy has exploded. Eric Shinseki has been blown out as head of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Certainly, this was no surprise because in any bureaucratic organization, where true accountability is often impossible to identify, [...]

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