12 results for tag: Donald Trump


Facebook, Pepsi, and 7 Other Brand Disasters of 2017

The worst brand scandals of the year were mostly about sexism or racism.  In the decade I've been posting about the year's worst brand disasters, I've never seen a year where most of the big scandals involved either sexism or racism. In 2017, sexual ...
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Authentic Networking

In the era that spawned the term "truthiness," it can be tough to discern what, and who, is authentic. It's a dilemma that seeps into nearly every corner of society. Why was Donald Trump perceived as more authentic than Hillary Clinton by many voters? If ...
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Boards of Directors are Now Firing Trump-Like CEOs

Publicly-held firms are increasingly intolerant of executives who appear to behave unethically. Part of Donald Trump's appeal to a certain segment of the American public is the idea that government would be more effective if run like a business. Ironica...
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3 Most Common Ways American Entrepreneurs are Culturally Blind

There is a significant problem in corporate America today with foreign workers and it's not the problem Donald Trump is obsessed with (that there are too many foreign workers). Instead, the problem, as I see it, is that American businesses are missing major ...
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Forget Business Ethics, Try Business Empathy

Ethics alone won’t be enough to break us out of our echo chambers. And what we miss could be costly. Diversity — the opportunity to interact with people very different from yourself — is a privilege. Yet even diversity can foster its own forms of ...
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Just the Facts, Ma’am

I know I’m dating myself by using that title. It became known as the signature line of Sgt. Joe Friday, the hero in a cop show called" that was popular when I was a kid. Whenever Joe was questioning witnesses, and they would start wandering off into how ...
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How the Election Results Will Affect Your Career and Business

"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, ...
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To Win, Donald Trump Needs More Than Real-Time Marketing & PR and So Do You

Donald Trump won the Republican Presidential Primary because he was, by far, the best candidate of either party in generating media attention. But this strategy won’t be enough to win the general election against Hillary Clinton. From the beginning of ...
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Changing the Game

Upping your game, changing the conversation, breaking through the glass ceiling… whichever is your metaphor of choice, the sentiment is right, the question is how? This came top of mind on three separate occasions just this past week. Specifically: ...
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Would Mother Nature Give You a Good Leadership Report Card?

What's you theory of leadership? How do you define and evaluate effective leadership?  While we all have our thoughts on leadership, only Mother Nature can take credit for inventing, or more accurately evolving leadership. Long before leadership develop...
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5 Steps to Investing Your Energy More Wisely

It was another conversation about Donald Trump. Or Ted Cruz. Maybe it was about Hillary Clinton. Honestly, I can’t remember. What I do remember is that it was heated, frustrating, and tiring. A few hours later I was still thinking about it and still ...
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Election 2016: Crowdsourcing the Best Vs. Least Lousy President

Would you agree that the President we need and want should be the best leader vs. the least lousy?  If so, do you agree that the best candidate is one who engenders the following from Americans: CLARI-T™ Leadership Trust = we trust him or her to do ...
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