Thursday, June 07, 2012
Research shows great leaders learn character traits from their parents or influential mentors. David Lapin joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how great leaders have a sense of higher purpose or destiny and see their work as a vehicle to achieve that purpose.
Albert Camus said, “Integrity has no need of rules.” David Lapin joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the loss of integrity and over-lawyering of our society and what it will take to get back to valuing leadership based on character.
Governments need tax revenue to serve and protect its citizens. Chuck Kadlec joins Jim Blasingame to discuss when a government's need for tax revenue to serve and protect its citizens crosses the line and starts diminishing liberty.
What do some states know about the balance between taxation and economic growth? Chuck Kadlec joins Jim Blasingame to reveal why the states with the lowest tax rates have the highest economic growth performance.
Governments should take better care of its golden good, the private sector. Chuck Kadlec joins Jim Blasingame to compare the private sector to the golden goose and how governments could take better care of it.
Make sure your compensation and incentive plans benefit everyone long term. Pat Sigmon joins Jim Blasingame to discuss creating compensation and incentive plans that don't become unsustainable over time.
Be aware that sometimes when you help an employee, it may backfire. Pat Sigmon joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the pitfalls of getting too close to employees, including loaning money.
China has more college graduates than the U.S. and India combined. Ted Fishman joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how China focuses on education, through spending inside the country and abroad.
Does the U.S. have a college affordability problem? Ted Fishman joins Jim Blasingame to discuss why and how some communities are helping their young citizens pursue a college education.
Communities not only need well-educated youth, but also new job creators. Ted Fishman joins Jim Blasingame to discuss how to create a balance between higher education and job creation within a community.