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The Leadership Conundrum: Are we being led by followers?

mt-rushmore-640RANCHO SANTA FE, Ca., January 13, 2014 – Our Nation is being crippled by its inability to distinguish between titles and leadership. In the public and private sectors, we bow to titles such as President, Vice President, Senator, Representative, Governor, Chairperson, CEO, Director, etc. Yet, titles do not ensure that the individuals who bear them have the ability to lead. After all, they are only titles.

As a result, our Government and many of our major businesses often mimic powerful ships with a broken rudder. The title of Captain, even when bestowed upon someone who likes to stand at the helm, may be meaningless when it comes to turning the ship … Read more

The President, Congress and political schizophrenia

2013-09-24 MontageRANCHO SANTA FE, Ca., September 24, 2013 –  Political schizophrenia is an egotistical disorder that makes it hard to tell the difference between what is real and what is not real, and President Obama and Congress are poster children of the syndrome. They collectively demonstrate the classic symptoms of partisan paranoia coupled with delusional and disorganized thinking. We need to stop pretending that they’re normal, so they can recognize their need to seek help.

Congress has grown dysfunctional because of the disorder. Too many members of the House and Senate, on both sides of the aisle, have been reduced to little more than delivery mechanisms for their respective Parties’ bullet points. Keep in mind: These bullet points are scripted by unelected individuals who are only focused on maintaining or expanding their particular Party’s power. For the most part, they couldn’t care less about “forming a more perfect Union” … Read more

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