Do you know what a filibuster is? A filibuster is a congressional tactic where a senator can basically talk for as long as possible to try to either get people to change their position on a subject or hold up voting on a measure. The longest filibuster in history was around 30 hours; that’s pretty […]

I write about leadership all the time. Yet, in the last year or so I’ve had some people say that I don’t write enough about how to be a good leader, instead concentrating on pointing out bad leadership traits. It would be easy for me to counter that by showing them this post talking about […]

Maybe it’s me, but I don’t think so. It seems like there are people who want big careers yet don’t want to work for it. I’m not talking about 18 to 20 hours a day kind of work; I’m talking about the kind of work where you put in some time researching and learning something […]

Who remembers the 2nd Star Trek movie, Wrath of Khan? My favorite “human” character of all time, Mr. Spock, twice uttered this wonderful phrase: “The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few”. One time Kirk uttered “or the one”. Pranav Bhatt via Compfight Throughout all my years in management, I always took […]

Sometimes the best way to illustrate a point is by telling a little story. My grandmother, Hazel Beverly, was in the hospital for two weeks. It took a while before I finally heard from a doctor; she’d been in the hospital for 10 days. He asked me about her advanced directives. I told him that […]

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