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…

Why Leaders Should Be More Like Ebenezer Scrooge: A Five Step Process

The story of Ebenezer Scrooge is one of my favorite holiday traditions. As much as I’d like to say that I read Dickens’ A Christmas…

Rob Lowe on Enduring Success

When you think about success, are you aspiring towards a quick win or a long-lasting career? There’s no magic formula to ensure a lengthy track…