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…

To Minimize Biases, We Might Need to Minimize People Input

Were you surprised by the election results? If not, you were in the minority. Most professional pollsters had Clinton winning by anywhere from 3% to…

Post Election Lesson: Can You Really Change Someone’s Mind?

Now that the election is over, we can take a deep breathe and return to our nonpartisan lives. No more vitriolic Facebook posts or uncomfortable…

Can I Blame Ronald Reagan for the Current State of Politics? A Leadership Lesson on Self-Fulfilling Prophecies

Like most people, I was surprised by last week’s election results. Regardless of your ideology, every poll indicated Clinton would win, including those used by…

Optics: The Most Overused (and Over Emphasized) Term in the Presidential Election

It’s a little soon to look back at the 2016 presidential election for a shrewd analysis of lessons learned, but if there has been one…