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Thoughts on Managing America’s renewal: educating ourselves to live within our means.

The financial crisis has shown that the economic growth over the past 20 years in the United States has been based largely, but not exclusively, on personal and corporate debt.  The debt dependency has weakened the fundamental financial systems within the … Continue reading

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Good Corporate Citizen or Good Person: check your ethics at the door?

With the recent financial crisis hitting the world, there have been a several attempts to understand what went wrong with the system.  A financial and economic system that delivered staggeringly good results and provided economic benefits to billions of people … Continue reading

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Monologue vs. dialogue: The myth that governments need more or better communication.

There is an on-going myth within social media circles that governments need more and better communication.  The problem is that this is not true. Governments spend a large amount of time and money communicating with the public. They have annual … Continue reading

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The myth of the Transparent Executive?

In recent years, there has developed a belief that transparency is good for corporations.  The corporations benefit by letting shareholders, stakeholders, and customers know more about the company, how it operates, and what it intends to do.  The information provides … Continue reading

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Risk cannot be conquered: Has Wall Street forgotten Machiavelli’s lessons?

In chapter 25 of Machiavelli’s Prince, we see the problem of fortune and the challenge it presents to a prince.  In this instance, we are using fortune to refer to risk.  The two are not exactly the same so one … Continue reading

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