Politics and business make for strange bedfellows. Or so I thought. Several years ago, I was working with a company in the healthcare industry. It was lobbying government to pass legislation that would help them sell a particular drug in […]
It came as no surprise when, just last week, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted to require all publicly traded companies to disclose the ratio between executive pay and the median pay of employees.
This is a story you just don’t hear every day. On June 15, Evernote CEO Phil Libin revealed he was stepping down and his company was looking for a new leader. I’m a big fan of Evernote, so this story […]
When Ian Kinsler, all-star second baseman for the Texas Rangers, was traded to the Detroit Tigers this past off-season, he let it be known right away that he was ready to be a leader with his new team.
In my last blog, I wrote about how the drama surrounding City of Toronto Mayor, Rob Ford is being played out on a world stage. But he’s not the only one. Other recent stories of leaders like Eliot Spitzer and […]
One of the business issues gaining in importance is the trust – or lack of trust – that we have in our large corporations. With all the CEO scandals, bankruptcies, bailouts and just plain bad behavior of some business leaders, […]