Leadership Deficits of Harvey Weinstein

Privacy is a concept very well confused in our culture today.  In an era where almost all of our electronic devices track our everyday move, our psychographics and socio-economic decisions give life to Big Data and Artificial Intelligence to sell the next big thing, without our permission, and social media networks know where we go and Read More

The Miss Bum Bum Bomb

Who doesn’t like movies like Grease, Terms of Endearement, Tootsie, Clueless, or Men in Black? In fact these movies were the highest grossing movies in their category and are still the most highly rated clips in the media. However, the truth is that all these movies have one fact in common. They all make sexual Read More

Hold Leaders Accountable

Management Monday: Managing Leaders National Legion recently landed in a sticky situation. Despite being the country’s largest organization of Wartime Veterans, providing financial, social and emotional support to members of the United States Armed Forces, veterans and their dependants, the group likely faces serious changes in leadership thanks to lack of accountability. Sometimes known simply Read More

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Engagement

Management Monday: Building Employee Engagement by Showing Appreciation At first, building and engaging a team sounds ideal and simple. Winning sports teams like the Connecticut Huskies and America’s favorite superheroes, The Avengers, make it look so easy. The thought process typically starts with needing specific skills to help achieve goals. Unfortunately, the art of constructing Read More

Your American Hustle

Management Monday: Managing Personal Accountability American Hustle claimed 10 Academy Awards and seems to have won America’s love as an instant classic film. Even after weeks in the spotlight, leading actress, Jennifer Lawrence is still grabbing headlines for her edgy performance. And sure, it’s good entertainment. Unfortunately, the “hustle” mentality portrayed by the fictional characters Read More

The True Detective of Candidate Rejection

Management Monday: Managing Rejection Most Human Resources professionals know that no matter how poorly written a resume or how badly spoken a candidate, it is never appropriate during the employee selection process to treat a candidate with anything less than respect. Unfortunately, employers don’t always stick to that sensible rule when rejecting candidates. In fact, Read More

Are You Charlie Shrem When No One is Watching?

Forbes reported that Bitcoin CEO, Charlie Shrem was arrested for money laundering on January 27th, 2014. This came as a disturbing shock to his company, family and friends. In fact, Winklevoss Capital tech investors had previously referred to Shrem’s reputation as impeccable. So how does the leader fall so quickly off the horse? His plight Read More

Leadership Qualities of Shari Arison

Shari Arison is one of Israel’s richest women and is ranked 200 on the Forbes list of wealthiest people in the world. While those facts are staggering, it is not her bank account that makes her admirable, but her vision and leadership. Having been awarded an honorary degree from George Mason University, the America-Israel Friendship Read More

The Call of the Banshee: Technology

Management Monday: Managing Soft Skills In the hit show Downton Abbey, the kitchen cook, Mrs. Patmore, is terrified when she hears a phone ring for the first time, a sound which she describes as “the call of a banshee.” This period drama does a brilliant job of highlighting the difficult transition of technology into the Read More

Jofi is no joke

Management Monday: Managing to Avoid Employee Dissatisfaction In an ideal world, every employer and organization would harmonize like America’s Got Talent’s opera group Forte. Unfortunately, that just isn’t the way the world works. Case in point, last week Jofi Joseph was fired from his post as a White House National Security Advisor after a sting Read More