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Monthly Archives: February 2010

PopCap: CEO 101: Manage Appearances, Ignore Reality

(Friday’s Populist Capitalist Blog Post) A new study of 1,300 corporate bosses, board directors, and analysts found that CEOs frequently “responded to negative appraisals from Wall Street by managing appearances rather than making changes that actually improve corporate governance.” In response to charges that boards of directors lack independence, CEOs typically installed directors “who, although […]

30 Methods of Influence: #1 Refrain from saying the unkind or negative thing

“30 Methods of Influence” By Stephen Covey 1. Refrain from saying the unkind or negative thing, particularly when you are provoked or fatigued. In these circumstances, to not say the unkind or critical thing is a supreme form of self-mastery. Courage is the quality of every quality at its highest testing point. If we have […]

Getting Past the Past

The mental game is a huge part of success in life. A little bit of self-confidence can take you a long way. Much confidence comes from relaxing and taking stumbles in stride. Focus on your successes, build on them. Certainly learn from your mistakes, but don’t define yourself by your mistakes or your past. If […]

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