Tag Archives: Leadership

Travis, call Alan

There was an article in the LA Times about how messed up Uber is (not uncommon for a founder-led company), and how Travis Kalanick, the founder is ‘looking for help’, which almost sounded like a psych break was imminent. I … Continue reading

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Trump Bump 2

OK, here we go, America. We’d still like to see tax cuts before Obamacare reform (we’ve provided some ideas to Trump), because we think a little profit bump will help more companies than Obamacare changes help consumers, but who knows? … Continue reading

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So Just Get On With It

C’mon guys and gals in the Federal Government, and especially in the Senate. Give Donald the people he wants, say what is useful to say, take the votes and move on. The Dimmocrats (Lou Dobbs term) are just looking foolish … Continue reading

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So, What Are Your New Year’s Resolutions?

No, we don’t mean lose 10 pounds. We mean, for you business owners and CEOs/Presidents out there, what are you going to resolve to do this year, and it doesn’t all have to do with more sales. Here are some … Continue reading

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What to Expect of Trump

The unexpected. The Donald is a good listener, even for a New Yorker, and he absorbs what you say and synthesizes what you say on a topic with what others say. There’s the public Trump, which sounds authoritarian, but he … Continue reading

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What Carrier Really Means

OK, the Donald went to bat for the Carrier workers, and good for all. We can probably expect more of this as managements rebalance balance all of their stakeholder interests. We had sent a tersely worded text to our buddies … Continue reading

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Trump Victory Shakes Businesses ?

Business has nothing to fear from a Trump administration, but maybe some big bureaucracies do. Continue reading

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3 C’s Can Boost Accountability in Your Workplace

This is the title of an article that appeared in the online version of Smartbrief recently, and really encapsulates what you need to do to increase the accountability of your people. It all starts with Commitment to the company, and … Continue reading

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What’s the Most Important Leadership Skill?

Entrepreneur published this article some months ago, and it languished on my pile of things to comment on, but better late than never: Do (or have done before)¬†what you’re asking others to do; Trust and empower your employees. Authentic, vulnerable, … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal Agonistes

It’s fun to watch the venerable WSJ gnash its journalistic teeth to come to support Trump. Dan Henninger in particular, in his latest column. Dan, you had ‘The Speech” when Trump rode down the escalator and declared I want to … Continue reading

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