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Leadership Without Accountability

21 February, 2009 Posted by John G. Self
DALLAS, Texas (Feb. 21, 2009) -- Accountability seems to be in short supply these days. Last weekend, CNBC presented a one-hour documentary, House of Cards, a fascinating look at the real estate fiasco that fueled our current economic decline. Reporter/anchor David Faber interviewed key people who were involved, from former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan, Ira Wagner, the Senior Managing Director at Morgan Stanley who cr Read more»

To Journal Or Not To Journal

28 December, 2008 Posted by John G. Self
DALLAS, Texas (Dec. 28, 2008) -- Journaling is a trendy sort of thing. I know people who have been doing it, religiously, for years. Others started but did not stay with it. It is like a routine of physical exercise, I guess. I know others who have started after taking a journaling class. Interesting. I did not know there was a class for something like this – teaching you to write thoughts and ideas in a book. My Read more»

It Is Not Too Late To Say Thank You

24 December, 2008 Posted by John G. Self
WESTPORT, Connecticut (December 24, 2008) What Got You Here Won’t Get You There is Marshall Goldsmith’s amazing book on how successful people become more successful. It is a great read for executives who have been fired or for those who are successful in many ways but cannot move to the next level of performance. I am in Westport for Christmas. It is near freezing. There is a mix of rain and snow falling on the 8 Read more»