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Disappointment is the Residue of Misperceiving Management as Leadership

September 14th, 2014 · No Comments · Building Better Business Managers, Business Management, Effective Leadership

There are many outstanding managers but very few true leaders Barack Obama has been president for almost six years and sadly, the most consistent and persistent criticism has sought to portray him as a feeble leader who is neither decisive nor effective. Much of this perception arises from the coordinated, concerted effort of obstreperous Republicans. [...]

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Sometimes the Best Boss is No Boss at All

September 7th, 2014 · No Comments · Building Better Business Managers, Business Management

If you want to be successful in business, the last thing you should strive to be is a boss Do you have any “bad boss” horror stories? If not, just wait; if you work long enough, you will. And when you have a bad boss you will know it from the angst and frustration you [...]

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Should We be Surprised to Discover that Bureaucracy Reigns in the Department of Veterans Affairs?

May 26th, 2014 · No Comments · Building Better Business Managers, Business Management

The dangers inherent within a bureaucratic culture are an abundance of rules that strangle options and cripple the urgency to act. This past week, with little real news and airtime to fill, the media merry-go-round calliope commonly called the “news cycle” fell back on an old and reliable target by focusing on bureaucratic foul-ups at [...]

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