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June, 2006


Short Pieces on Trust

Most of us, I suspect, don’t pay much attention to “trust” until we get smacked in the face because there is an absence of trust and that absence of trust is stopping progress towards our goal dead in its tracks.  Rick Brenner, in two April issues of his newsletter Point Lookout focuses on the costs […]

"Why it pays to invest in bosses who blame themselves"

In the April 1, 2006 issue of Business 2.0, Jeffrey Pfeffer,  Professor of Organizational Behavior at Stanford’s Graduate School of  Business, argues that it pays to invest in leaders who blame  themselves when things go wrong.  His focus is on CEOs and he uses  the metric of stock prices in his argument.   However, the […]