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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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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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