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Distinctively Different Times Call for Distinctively Different Leaders

April 13th, 2014 · No Comments · Building Better Business Managers, Business Ethics, Business Management

The long-held dictum that if you do what is expected of you, you will do well is no longer the sure path to success. There have been more changes in business orthodoxy in the first 15 years of the 21st century, than occurred during the entire 20th century. When the last century ended, it marked [...]

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It Pays to Work Overtime as a Leader

March 16th, 2014 · 7 Comments · Building Better Business Managers, Business Ethics, Business Management, Improving Your Business Leadership

If you want followers to make the extra effort for you, you have to work overtime to earn it. You probably saw the news last week that President Obama has directed the Labor Department to revise rules pertaining to overtime pay requirements. The intent of the original set of rules was to exempt employers from [...]

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Just be Thankful We are Not Like Russia!

March 9th, 2014 · 7 Comments · Building Better Business Managers, Business Management, Improving Your Business Leadership, Politics and Politicians Gone Awry

We can be thankful and pretentiously proud that America would never ever be a boorish bully with its neighbors, the way Russia has been with the Ukraine. Or can we? The media this past week has treated us to a wonderful, real-time example of international power-politics and the usual, duplicitous response to it. On the [...]

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