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May 30, 2014

Management Lessons from ‘House of Cards’

Frank Underwood, the ruthless protagonist portrayed by Kevin Spacey in the Netflix series “House of Cards,” is not what most people would consider a model of upper management. Sure, he lies, cheats, steals, and murders his way to the top, and he rarely shows remorse for his actions—but when you say it that way it […]

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May 27, 2014

Costco – Engagement In Bulk

Glassdoor recently published their annual Top 25 Companies for Compensation and Benefits list, and once again Costco has taken a high spot, landing second place behind Google. That means the compensation and benefits provided to Costco employees rival those of tech giants like Facebook, Adobe, and Microsoft. Always Winning Costco manages to achieve high levels […]

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May 20, 2014

A Different View on Retirement

Barbara Walters announced her retirement in early May, capping a near forty-year career with ABC News. In 1976 she became the first female news anchor on TV, and has pioneered the profession ever since, becoming one of the most recognizable names in journalism. In celebration of the event, ABC pulled out all the stops: in […]

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May 20, 2014

Battling Veteran Unemployment

I was recently watching Brian Williams and ran into a story about Command Sergeant Major Martin Barreras, who died in a Texas hospital over the weekend from injuries sustained in an attack while serving in the Afghan province of Herat. He held one of the most coveted enlisted ranks in the Army—similar to the Roman […]

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May 13, 2014

Is Johnny Manziel Ready to be a Leader?

UPDATE 12/11/14 The Cleveland Browns, having lost two games in a row after a strong 7-4 start, announced that Johnny Manziel will make his highly anticipated first start this Sunday. The Browns are in playoff contention, and fans are hoping he’s as good as advertised in the team’s final three regular season games. Here’s what […]

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May 1, 2014

When Leadership Fouls Out

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life from the NBA and fined the league maximum of $2.5 million after an audio recording surfaced last weekend of him making racially charged remarks about his players. The NBA moved swiftly to rebuke Sterling, leaving the LA Clippers at the center of a storm […]

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