Ancestor Worship versus Progress: An Unpleasant Lesson from the Trump Presidency

Why are people resistant to change? Amongst the popular theories are fear of the unknown, self-doubt, and unfamiliarity of the “big picture.” These are all…

Insults and the Insulting Leaders Who Use Them

I recently read an article on foreignpolicy.com discussing how the media and U.S. policymakers commonly depict North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, as irrational. The piece…

When Did Opposition Become Obstruction?

In today’s political climate, there has been a focus on the “oppositional” party. How the “less represented” party tries to push their agenda forward has…

Is Substance for Suckers? One More Leadership Lesson from Donald Trump

Back in August, I wrote an article on leadership lessons from Donald Trump. At the time, the GOP Convention was about to begin at which…

Veep’s Selina Meyer on Attaining Dominant Prestige

Have you ever asked yourself why you want to be a leader? There are easier (and more profitable) professions. So what motivated you down this…