Tag Archives: Obama's West Point Speech

Promising the Impossible

It can’t be all that hard to be a rich and successful political consultant. Strip away the details and it all comes down to one thing you have to tell your client over and over again – strong but wrong … Continue reading

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Managing America’s Addiction

Betty Ford started it. Southern California ran with it. This is the land of the celebrity rehab center. They’re everywhere, from the Betty Ford Clinic out in Palm Springs to New Horizons out in Malibu, with hundreds in-between, fed by … Continue reading

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Just Kidding!

Just kidding! That’s the last thing you want to hear on a Sunday. Stewart and Colbert don’t do weekend shows and Saturday Night Live is the last of the week’s snarky stuff and nonsense. Sunday is for earnestness. People go … Continue reading

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Offending the Most People the Least

The fellow who, for more than twenty years, ran a quite successful independent restaurant in Cincinnati put it best – the secret to success in his business was to offend the most people the least. And he had to get … Continue reading

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