Monthly Archive:: November 2011

Forget Wall Street. Occupy K Street.

Heaving scrums from coast to coast are occupying public squares to protest what seems to be the greatest concentration of personal wealth since the Gilded Age at the end of the 19th century. Their ire is directed at Wall Street, which does bear some of the blame for the epic meltdown of the US – [&hellip

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Change management lessons from Congress. Who knew?

OK. So they’re not really managing change on Capitol Hill. They’re resisting change, hard, on both sides of the aisle. Therein lies the lesson. In order for any organization, from the corner grocery to the US Congress, to successfully transform itself to meet a changing environment, there are a few don’ts. Here they are, in [&hellip

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New Golden Rule: See something? SAY SOMETHING.

Recent events have led me to believe that the world is populated by blind people. Or at least people who are easily sold on crazy. One of those recent developments is the unfolding drama at Penn State, where icons of college sports – both the college and the coach – have been revealed to have [&hellip

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Raising Cain … then lowering him. 3 tips to avoid that mistake.

The quadrennial silly season known as the US Presidential race has been in full cry on the Republican side for about six months now, with some highly entertaining spectacle already on display. Unfortunately, a popular favorite, Herman Cain, who had built up quite a head of steam as a leading contender, has been somewhat sidelined [&hellip

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