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Top Gear Fires Jeremy Clarkson: All hail actual leadership

Over the past few weeks I’ve been thinking a lot about why there is so much anger and aggression everywhere. From watching Monica Lewinsky talk about online shaming, to posts in my facebook feed that are angry and derogatory (always veiled as jokes of course) to the comments section on just about everything (don’t read …

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The Obama bottom-line: don’t forget who signs your paycheck

President Obama pulled the trigger yesterday on Gen. Stanley McChrystal who shot off his mouth in Rolling Stone magazine and learned another management truism “everyone’s replaceable.” General McChrystal, by all accounts, had a reputation for being a maverick, who seemed to enjoy pushing the envelope.  Apparently, he pushed this one too far with his flippant remarks …

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