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How Much Influence Does Any President Have On The Stock Market?

by John Eberle, CFA®  “Trump’s win is going to send the market into a tailspin! His policies will send us back to the economy we had when Bush was in office!” “Ah, people were saying that the sky was falling after ‘Brexit’ and that didn’t happen. 33 more words

5 Ways Leaders Win With Skeptics

All leader face skeptics. It’s normal, in some cases healthy.

Pessimists and doubters keep leaders on their toes.

5 ways to win with skeptics:

#1. Overcome the shoe drop distraction.

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Leadership Development

Comfort Zone


When I think, my bed will comfort me and my couch will ease my complaint, Even then you frighten me with dreams and terrify me with visions… 1,654 more words


The news media: Surveying the wreckage

The Pretense of Objectivity

The ideology of news makes two moral claims:  that it is complete, and that it is objective.  News, in other words, provides consumers with just the right amount of information necessary to function as citizens, and it does so from an Olympian perspective, devoid of political bias or special pleading.  2,157 more words

The Public

"It'll Ride"

Famous last words from yours’ truly!! I’ve said those words many a time…only to find out that they, somehow, don’t always ring true. I’m a trusting kind of guy, you might say. 565 more words


The Problem with the "No Makeup Revolution"

The following piece is a response to an article published on E News.

The article can be located here: http://www.eonline.com/news/790899/alicia-keys-stopped-wearing-makeup-and-the-world-is-still-having-a-hard-time-adjusting

Dear Editor,

I would like to address the issue with the content of this article. 514 more words