Is leadership in full retreat …

By |2017-01-10T07:33:05+00:00January 5th, 2017|Categories: business, community, communitywatch, politics, social|Tags: , , , , , , , |

as speed, complexity and growth trump trust?   Four things you might not know Two-hundred and four years ago, megalomania and narcissism trumped trust in leadership as Napoleon, after ignoring repeated advice against invading Russia, suffered a ruinous retreat, returning with only 40,000 troops out of a Grande Armée of 400,000. Self-interest vs. cooperation is a fundamental dilemma in animal Read more...

‘Twas The Night Before Christmas … at Trump Tower

By |2016-12-21T21:39:07+00:00December 21st, 2016|Categories: business, politics, social, trumpwatchhome|Tags: , , |

‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the land, Not a leader was stirring, no promises planned. The stocks were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that dividends soon would be there.   Our leader was nestled all snug in his bed, No vision of poor people danced in his head. And profits were high, his Read more...

Fool us once, shame on you; fool us twice, shame on us

By |2016-12-14T19:47:04+00:00December 14th, 2016|Categories: business, politics, trumpwatch, trumpwatchhome|Tags: , , , , , , |

America you've be duped, again Three things you might not know  Richard M. Nixon said, "When the President does it that means it is not illegal." Donald Trump will be in violation of the Constitution on the day he is sworn in. Regardless of Trump's efforts to dodge the conflict of interest issue, he can't dodge the US Constitution. Read more...

Men should go to Mars, women should lead Earth

By |2016-12-14T08:13:37+00:00December 6th, 2016|Categories: business, community, politics, social|Tags: , , , , , , |

It's time for leadership to move to a higher purpose Seven things you might not know One in four Americans think there is a greater likelihood that humans will colonize Mars rather than achieve gender parity in the C-suite of Fortune 500 companies.[3] Only 21 of the Fortune 500 companies have women at the helm.[3] Men are 85% Read more...

Leadership and the power of emulation …

By |2016-12-10T00:40:48+00:00November 25th, 2016|Categories: business, community, communitywatch, politics, social, trumpwatch, trumpwatchhome|Tags: , , , , , , |

 Could Trump's brand of leadership become a problem across  generations of leaders?   Four things you might not know, and one you do We all know Trump is "yuugh" on branding and basks in his monarchy-impersonation of leadership. What we don't know is how four years of it will impact leadership practices everywhere. Research over the last half-century confirms that Read more...

Empires decay from within, from the grassroots …

By |2016-12-10T00:40:49+00:00November 2nd, 2016|Categories: business, communitywatch, politics, social, trumpwatch, trumpwatchhome|Tags: , , , , , |

and small towns are a window onto the state of the nation   Three things you might not know By 2050, 70 percent of the world’s population will be urban. Urbanites are hyper-susceptible to stress and living in cities they can experience anxiety and mood disorders at much higher rates than non-city dwellers. Walmart destroyed 269 small towns when they Read more...

Are Stumpf and Trump biologically connected?

By |2016-12-10T00:40:50+00:00October 13th, 2016|Categories: business, politics, social, trumpwatch, trumpwatchhome|Tags: , , , , , , |

Egregious behavior by hollow, narcissistic leaders like Stumpf and Trump is, unfortunately, in the DNA of homo sapiens Four things you might not know The root cause of the behavior of bankers and corporate leaders is directly linked to the scientific findings by Charles Darwin in The Descent of Man and reinforced today by Edward O. Wilson in The Social Conquest Read more...

Is the gender gap an evolutionary problem?

By |2017-02-14T18:54:28+00:00September 12th, 2016|Categories: business, politics, social|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Three things you might not know: Women are still a staggering 118 years away from closing the gender gap. Women hold only 20% of executive positions When women are outnumbered in a group they speak for almost a third less time than men. Synopsis  According to the World Economic Forum's 2015 Global Gender Gap report, women are still a Read more...

The perspective of the Pale Blue Dot

By |2016-12-10T00:40:53+00:00September 2nd, 2016|Categories: business, politics, social|Tags: , , , , , , |

Four things you might not know: In 1994, Carl Sagan asked NASA to have Voyager I take a photo of planet earth from 3.7 billion miles away. He called it "The Pale Blue Dot." Voyager I was launched from Earth in 1978 and traveling at one million miles a day for 35 years it finally left our solar system in Read more...

Canadian Debate: Be it resolved, Donald Trump can make America great again

By |2016-12-10T00:40:54+00:00August 9th, 2016|Categories: business, politics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Canadians mark the calendar, pay attention, this matters (2 minute read) Just a month before the US election and three days after the first Clinton-Trump debate at Hofstra University, in Hempstead, NY, Canada will have its own debate about Donald Trump and whether he is good, not so good or bad for "We the North" (not the Raptors, all of Read more...

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