Tag Archives: Obama’s Leadership Style

Misunderstanding Calculated Delay

Every day the tourists fill the Santa Monica Pier – every day is a summer day out here after all – and the pier is cool. It has an old merry-go-round that has popped up in more than a few … Continue reading

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Imagining American Leadership

Almost one hundred million American households can watch Hitler lose that war, again, every single day, thanks the Hearst-ABC-Disney History Channel (now just called History) and Discovery’s Military Channel (now called the American Heroes Channel) – that’s their default programming. … Continue reading

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Swapping One Crisis for Another

Syria is over, at least as a crisis to lead the news, day after day. Maybe our secretary of state, John Kerry, committed a major gaffe in London, when he sarcastically said the whole crisis would be over if Syria … Continue reading

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The New Old Story

Who, what, when, where, how, and why. That’s what a news story is supposed to provide, except that last thing, the why, can be problematic. The party in question may not provide any statement of motivation, so a good reporter … Continue reading

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Leading from Behind or Below or Something

Personal experience informs everything. Understand that when an English teacher leaves the profession and lands a job in industry – perhaps with an aerospace conglomerate in Los Angeles – that former teacher is going to land in Training and Organizational … Continue reading

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