It is a sure sign of dead leadership when the leader becomes inflexible, unresponsive to input, stuck in rigid positions and is exacting as to how things are to be done. Do you remember the scene in Washington, D. C. on a cold January day in 2009, when Barack Obama stepped spritely to the podium [...]
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March 2nd, 2014 · 4 Comments · Building Better Business Managers, Business Management, Improving Your Business Leadership
January 12th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Building Better Business Managers, Business Management, Improving Your Business Leadership, Politics and Politicians Gone Awry
Trust is the petri dish for success, but inconsistency is a virus that can infect and immobilize leadership. As 2013 wound down, President Obama was pressing to conclude a troop-withdrawal agreement with President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan. The agreement – a pact that took over a year to negotiate – had actually been sought by [...]
June 10th, 2013 · No Comments · Business Management, Improving Your Business Leadership, Politics and Politicians Gone Awry
Power is a force for change and progress, but it will inexorably lead to abuse when its use is hidden or has to be justified, rather than explained. Oh my God! Astonishment and disbelief! How could it be? It was shockingly revealed this week that government, our government, has been using its power to intrude on the [...]