Sunday, May 31, 2020

Leadership Lessons from the Presidential Campaign

During a Presidential election year when leadership, character, and vision are discussed in the media, business executives are naturally inclined to think more about their own management skills. Executives...

Go Public On Medical Errors

This article was written by Sy Larson and Linda GreensteinImagine you have recently been informed by your doctors that you must undergo a medical procedure. You trust your doctors,...

The Press and the Private Lives of Public Officials

In recent days John Edwards has admitted to an extra-marital affair, Jon Corzine has gone to court to keep E-mails he exchanged with a former girlfriend and state-workers union...

The Perils of Entering Into Negotiations

‘There is no harm in entering into a dialogue,” is a common refrain in the board room. So too is, “We have nothing to lose by negotiating. If we...

Cool Walks for the Dog Days

You’re psyched for a hike, but the Weather Channel reports temperatures over 90 degrees. What to do? You’re in luck! The Princeton region abounds in sites offering cool walks...

Celebrity CEOs Are Bad for Business

High-profile chief executives brought in to deliver rapid results often have an opposite effect. Despite their best intentions, so-called celebrity CEOs can easily undermine performance because of all-too-predictable mistakes....

Thoughts On Patriotism and the 4th of July

My wife, Dori, got up early last Fourth of July to put the flags out. In our front hall closet, we keep a bundle of 30-inch tall American flags...

America No. 1, But for How Long?

At last month’s meeting of the Princeton Chamber of Commerce, noted physicist Freeman Dyson presented what he called four “heresies” of thought. One had to do with America’s place...

A Proactive Solution for the End of the Day

At the end of the day, we need more proactive solutions going forward.Chew on that puff pastry of a sentence for a second. Now imagine: your life’s savings vanish,...

Pollution Is a Bargain — Please Make Us Pay

Editor’s note: When global warming and energy concerns are being described, opinions can be heated. Following are two pieces on the subject. The first, by David Crane, the CEO...

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Mercer’s Voting Machines: Old, Hackable, and Not Going Anywhere

Mercer County’s substandard, easily hackable voting machines were supposed to be replaced in 2008. But they will still be in place for the 2020 election.

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