Archive for July, 2010

Words Of A Leader

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

How we choose to use words has a profound impact on those around us, especially those we are supposed to lead. For evidence, look no further than your nearest blowhard or sphinx. (more…)

The Essence Of Leadership

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

It is commonly and wisely stated that the most important element of leadership is to have followers. True enough. But every bit as important is action. There are not many situations where effective leadership occurs without action. After all, to lead is to lead somewhere. Prerequisite to action is the all-important call to action. These calls are framed by well chosen and spoken words. (more…)

The Tail That Wags The Dog

Friday, July 2nd, 2010

Conventional wisdom and experience taught us that the stock market pretty much reflects the health of the economy. Back in the halcyon days before globalization, it was the US economy that held sway. Now it is something of an uneasy blend of US, China, Japan, Brazil and Euroland. But this is all old news. It appears as though the tables have turned. (more…)