Vain Ambition

Vain Ambition

The reason that nothing gets done in Washington is vain ambition. It’s a lesson for all of us in the downside of vanity. Have you read “This Town?”  It’s written by the chief national correspondent for the New York Times Magazine. He rather proudly says that he is a...
When It’s Bad To Be Great

When It’s Bad To Be Great

Based on current standards of business leadership David Novak is a superstar. He is the CEO of Yum! Brands. The company that brings you the great foods of Taco Bell, KFC and Pizza Hut. They have nearly 40,000 locations worldwide and open a new one every 14 hours....
Losing Is Normal

Losing Is Normal

I just finished reading Eleven Rings, the book by the brilliantly successful basketball coach Phil Jackson. True stories are always the most interesting ones to me so it was fascinating to read his story of winning an NBA championship as a player and coaching his...