The Benevolent Dictator – A Lesson in Management - Clear and Open

The Benevolent Dictator – A Lesson in Management – Part One

Looking for a lesson in management? Here’s one takeaway to consider—a business is not a democracy. It is a dictatorship, though this is seldom appreciated. Dictatorships have a very bad reputation in our world’s history. As Lord Acton is so often quoted, “Power tends to corrupt. And absolute power corrupts absolutely.” But look at this…

Empty Your Cup - Unlearning Dreams - Clear and Open

Empty Your Cup

What is the root of virtually every problem in your world? It’s actually very simple. “The trouble with people is not that they don’t know but that they know so much that ain’t so.”  –Josh Billings, American humorist Ironically this quote is usually attributed to Mark Twain or Will Rogers. What Billings points out so…