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The kinky sex muse in corporate leadership

In the popular imagination, a typical kinky sex scene has a portly grandee on all fours bound by leather straps to the leg of a sprawling bed in a hotel room while a shapely jezebel with overdone makeup, stripped down to her stockings and a heaving bra, looms over...

Success is half blessings & half rewards

  We go through life being told at every turn how we must think, how we must act, and how we must speak in order to achieve success. The ubiquity of this something-for-something model of success in life inevitably conditions most of us not only to expect but also...

The 3 houses that the ultimate adult must outgrow

To leave your parents’ house for your own is one of the landmark events in life. In the eyes of society, it signifies the attainment of maturity. Those who for some reason linger in that childhood haven past their majority soon draw harsh scorn from society and must...

When being best fails the test

It is written in the book of Proverbs that a man skilled in his work shall serve before kings. Solomon, to whom this book is attributed, begins by posing a rhetorical question in Proverbs 22:29: “Do you see a man skilled in his work?” he asks. Then while the reader...

The Thigh-Gapped Guide to delegation without regret

Many overweight books have been written on the art of delegation. When you de-lard these tomes so that a thigh gap materializes in their form, you get my one-page guide to the regret-less delegation. The entire scheme revolves about a dual focus: faith and reason....

The Thigh-Gapped Guide to Composing a Speech

Many overweight books have been written on the art of speech composition. My experience is that when you de-lard these tomes so that a thigh gap materializes in their form, you get my one-page formula for preparing a speech, which I spelled out in my book The Success...

Be Approachable, Big Boss!

An Apple employee once found himself alone in a lift with Steve Jobs, the CEO. Overwhelmed by the presence of the tech-world titan, he simply froze throughout the ride, so that by the time they parted only polite hellos had been exchanged. All who later heard of this...

Corporate Bull

Each day I go to work to graze at my desk, I pass many a sullen cow grazing in the field. They have ropes around their necks that bind them to a peg, And I a tie around my neck to bind me to my desk. Through my large office window, I see calves torn from their...