Decision Matrix: What Should the U.S. Do About Syrian Refugees?

Decision Matrix: What Should the U.S. Do About Syrian Refugees?

Many models have been developed to help us make the best possible decisions. In political matters, one sometimes wonders if our leaders ever use any of them! Nevertheless, let’s have a look at a hot political matter as a case study to see how, if politicians were to use an optimal approach, their thinking might […]

5 Essential Elements of a Great People Strategy

Leaders often tell me that one of their biggest challenges is finding good people. They lament that the quality of candidates is not what it used to be – that it is difficult to find people who will simply fulfill basics like consistently show up and be conscientious. Superior performers? Hah – they should be […]

Happy Memorial Day – Sort Of

Like many Americans, my family celebrated this Memorial Day by flying a flag, getting together, relaxing, recreating, and doing some gardening and yardwork. Kathleen and I watched the Memorial Day Concert on the National Mall on PBS. It reminded us of the incredible sacrifices that many in our armed forces have made and continue to […]