Problem Solving: It’s Done With Common Sense, Not Political Correctness

The world is in a heap of trouble right now … with problems big enough to take down every country. But the world has always overcome its problems because people have eventually gotten around to using their common sense. But things are different these days.  People are being badgered into thinking common sense is old fashioned and somewhat demeaning.   People are being shamed …

The Rules Of Personal Accountability

Being a professor for many years, and being a professional speaker for even longer, I see hot topics come and go.  And so do you.  All of us in the business world remember when topics like quality circles, total quality management, re-engineering the corporation, re-inventing government, self-managed work teams, servant leadership, emotional intelligence, and the hedgehog concept were all the rage.  …

Are You Responsible?

Cowardice asks, “Is it safe?”  Expediency asks, “Is it politic?”  Vanity asks, “Is it popular?”  But conscience asks, “Is it right?”  What Dr. Alan Zimmerman Has To Say About This: Long before the days of computers and long before such programs as PhotoShop, people would, “The camera never lies.”  And people would tend to believe that “What you see is …