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Is Roger Goodell the right leader for the NFL? What do the league’s problems teach us about how we can better lead and manage our businesses? It’s the topic of today’s Daily Dose of Distinction… ... (more)

Addicted to outrage…part two

Little did I realize that I would receive confirmation of yesterday’s post so quickly! On my favorite radio program, “The Herd with Colin Cowherd,” one of today’s topics was the Adrian Peterson situation regarding spanking and physical punishment that allegedly has been raised to the level of abuse. Following the initial reporting of the incident, […] ... (more)

What is the Biggest Enemy of Business Success?

From Mark Sanborn: The worst enemy of business? Indifference. Indifference is a lack of concern, interest or sympathy and it hurts business in two areas: people and process. A lack of concern for your employees/colleagues and your customers/clients is the quickest way to destroy commitment and loyalty. Even when you disagree with someone, it shows […] ... (more)

Our addiction to outrage…and what to do about it…

The news recently has been seemingly filled with examples of horrific behavior, as well as a multitude of situations that will guarantee fascinating discussions — from domestic abuse to financial swindling — from the boundaries of acceptable parental discipline to the way we are treating a horrible disease. For many of these cultural predicaments, the […] ... (more)

U2’s music from Apple isn’t free – but it IS a great idea for your business…

All over the web today, I’m noticing that people are writing about the fact that U2‘s new album, “Songs of Innocence” — and, in this digital age, can we really call it an “album” anymore? — is available free on iTunes  for the next five weeks. Comparisons are being made that U2 is giving away the music for free […] ... (more)