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Dear Mr. Trump, “Heart” Makes Business Work

A statement this week by Donald Trump received little attention yet offered a peek into his worldview.

Government ‘involves heart,’ unlike business.

During an interview with AP correspondent Julie Pace, Trump was asked whether there were business skills that did not connect with the job requirements of the presidency. “Well in business, you don’t necessarily need heart, whereas here, almost everything affects people,” Trump said.

“So if you’re talking about health care — you have health care in business but you’re trying to just negotiate a good price on health care, et cetera, etcetera… Here, everything, pretty DOWNLOAD PDF

By |2024-04-01T14:05:58-04:00May 8th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Beyond Self-Obsession, Servant Leaders Serve First

A brief examination of headlines in business, government, and education reveals a focus on leadership that seems to intensify with each passing year. Over the last two decades, I’ve reviewed leadership theories, models, and styles, such as situational, functional, adaptive, generative, authentic, collective, collaborative, transformational, and authoritarian, to name a few.

Many of these offer valuable insights for our current Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous (VUCA) times. And it is possible to combine some of these models to develop an effective leadership profile or portfolio, to produce results and manage change. But the more I study, teach, and DOWNLOAD PDF

By |2022-08-26T15:47:39-04:00February 13th, 2017|Blog|1 Comment
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