Category Archives: Politics

This category is for current political issues and the relationship between business and politics.

DEVELOPING LEADERSHIP IN THE WORKPLACE

"Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things."  – Peter Drucker  When I look back at all the organizations where I’ve worked, the one constant that I remember hearing is, “We are starved for leadership.  We need … Continue reading

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The Demise of The American Worker?

No doubt in your organization many of you struggle with striking the right balance with regards to your use of technology.  We hear almost daily about how technology and automation are driving the workforce of this nation into a state … Continue reading

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Successful Collections Are Limited By Your Negotiation Skills

Negotiations are a dialogue between two or more people or parties, intended to reach an understanding or resolve differences.  Many times the goal of a negotiation is to reach a compromise.  You (or your company) want something that is in direct … Continue reading

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Affordable Healthcare Act – Healing a Broken System

Here are a few of pretty scary statistics: a) 10,000 people die each year in the United States due to a lack of health insurance. b) 1 in 5 bankruptcies is a “medical bankruptcy”. c) Health insurance premiums have risen five … Continue reading

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Millions of iPhones and not many job opportunities for U.S. workers

I was reading an interesting article the other day about American technology and how it has NOT translated into American jobs. President Obama asked Steven Jobs what would it take to make iPhones in the United States?  In a nutshell, … Continue reading

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MAKING SERIOUS PLANS IN A CHAOTIC ENVIRONMENT

The financial world can be a volatile place. These days major changes that have far reaching impact your finances can take place in the twinkling of an eye. When I think about the speed with which conditions change I’m always … Continue reading

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WHICH IS MORE LIKELY?

WHAT IS MORE LIKELY?   The Occupy Movement gains steam and continues to grow and become a starting point for a worldwide economic / political revolution   OR   The Occupy Movement begins to fizzle out and lose momentum?   … Continue reading

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In Pursuit of Happyness

Have you ever stopped to wonder how is it possible that we elect the so-called best and brightest from Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford, etc. and end up with such dissatisfaction at our voting options? How do folks with the best … Continue reading

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Preachers and Politicians…it must be nice!

I’ve always cast a jaundiced eye towards both wealthy preachers and wealthy politicians.  I know millions are loyal followers of both groups but it just never made any sense to me.  I mean whether you’re a politician or preacher, the … Continue reading

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Do We Expect Too Much Perfection From Our Politicians?

  Looking at all of the flack that Herman Cain has caught for his alleged indiscretions has me asking the question, “Do we expect too much of our political candidates?” I’m not talking about performance. What I’m referring to is … Continue reading

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