Never make a pretty woman your wife, or why charismatic leaders are overrated

Despite what you are suggesting with this article, according to research by Jim Collins and in particular referencing his book Good To Great, charismatic leaders are amongst the least effective in terms of sustainable corporate success. While Collins’ work and findings are supported by actual data, your article is more anecdotal, which leads to an … Continue reading

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How Facebook May Be Violating Your First Amendment Rights (Part 2)

Note: The following article was originally posted to the 49th Parallel Forum Blog under the title “Are there entities even more powerful than the government that should be held accountable for violating First Amendment Rights? (Part 2).” The First Amendment applies to the government — to protect individuals from government censorship. While the text of … Continue reading

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3 years to the date I first took to the virtual airwaves of Blog Talk Radio . . . boy does time really fly!

It is amazing at how quickly time flies . . . 3 years ago today I aired my very first episode on Blog Talk Radio . . . Closing in on my 500th show, I have a many memories upon which to reflect having had the great privilege of sharing the virtual airwaves with some … Continue reading

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Good news for us regular guys . . . Study finds that “women who take the Pill tend to choose as partners men who are less attractive and worse in bed”

I can remember when I wrote my post Ahhhh . . . If only I were the Old Spice Guy!, and thinking are there really guys out there who can seamlessly transition though life on a white horse with a handful of diamonds and swooning ladies.  You know the kind . . . in which all … Continue reading

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How Facebook May Be Violating Your First Amendment Rights (Part 1)

Picture this scenario . . . Within your main Facebook comment stream a current and contentious event is brought to light by many people. It appears that the vast majority are advocating or supporting a particular position. Based on your extensive research you find that all may not be as it appears in terms of … Continue reading

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Why is my iPhone monthly bill so expensive . . . understanding the true cost of MB throughput before you end up in the poor house!

Someone I know brought up the fact that they were surprised by the bill they received from Bell Mobility (although it could be any carrier) in which over and above their monthly fee they were charged for MB throughput. The best analogy I could give is to think of MB throughput as being a seat … Continue reading

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Is Oprah going broke with OWN? If not a dollar short, then Oprah is at least a day late with her network concept.

STORY UPDATE – July 31st, 2013: It now appears that perhaps Oprah’s OWN Network is finally turning an important corner.  According to news reports, including a July 30th, 2013 Globe and Mail article titled “Oprah Winfrey Network finally making money for Discovery,” the Discovery Channel’s $500 million investment may finally be paying dividends.  I will … Continue reading

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The Serial Suicide Killer Melchert-Dinkel appeals his conviction (Part 1)

William Melchert-Dinkel was found guilty last year of aiding the suicides of a British man and Canadian woman. His attorney is asking the Minnesota Court of Appeals to overturn the conviction on free speech grounds, arguing the victims had already decided to commit suicide. Within his defense attorney’s own words rests the possible basis for … Continue reading

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The Power Within: Are anti-psychotic drugs now obsolete?

“In 1976 I discovered, quite by accident, an amazing idea!  One that has led to the development of an extremely effective tool to elevate positive emotion and mood and permanently change behavior.  Behaviors like unwanted habits, compulsions and even addictions.  A technique so powerful, that with practice, a person can get from a normal mood, … Continue reading

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Personal Branding and Leadership expert Roz Usheroff shares meaningful insights into creating an effective social network profile . . . starting with your picture

From time to time I will encounter a great article or post by a leading industry expert that bears sharing with you as it provides meaningful insight into an important issue or, provides essential advice that can help you to better leverage social networking and media to your business or career advantage. The following is … Continue reading

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