Tag Archives: disinformation

Best Political Leadership Tip for 2014: Check Info Sources!

Insecure information, misinformation, disinformation, lies — it’s a confusing spectrum used to confuse voters, divide constituents and make politicians look bad. So check your sources — and your ethics, before you indulge in spin as a leader, or “buy” the story put out a politician spinning stats into scams.  It’s hard to know what’s true, […]

Michelle Bachman’s Legacy: Conservative Leadership as Super-Spin

Representative Michelle Bachman announced yesterday that she will not seek re-election next year. Her time in office did not fulfill her many promises, her fundraising machine is faltering, and she is under investigation for campaign finance inconsistencies in her failed run for US President. The resulting editorial critique marks her withdrawal as a retreat, offering […]

Integrity + Relationships = Return: Leadership, Public Relations and UAE Altruism

What’s the internal rate of return (IRR) for leadership altruism? What’s the connection between creating a follower-friendly identity and being a good leader? It’s complicated! Personal chef Jean Crovato, profiled in today’s Washington Post, praised her longterm employer, Joseph Robert Jr. for teaching her that the business term “internal rate of return” really means working […]