Politics

Because I believe it needs to be said…..

I know I should not weigh-in on politics, but the hypocrisy on both sides of the aisle is astounding. I vividly remember the hate-filled vitriol that was hurled at George Bush by the left with no regard for the Office of President or the person. And now the same bitter attacks are aimed at Barak… Read more »

The Final Word for May – “He Sounds Stupid…”

I have a dear friend who is a smart, bright, well-educated guy and many years ago he was considering running for public office. As he was making the rounds to the different events to judge his “electability” he often spoke about the need for change in our government tax structure. One day, while with my friend at… Read more »

What Really Chips Me Off (in case your wondering)

I work with a number of important people – people who have people waiting for them…but nothing chips me off more than when a speaker makes a plane or limo reservation minutes after a presentation is done so they don’t have to take Q&A. If you haven’t prepared your presentation to answer all the questions… Read more »

Likeability Factor – The Rules

I’ve worked in politics for 27 years and unconsciously or not we grade candidates (and people in general) on three factors: Issues, Party Affiliation, and Likeability. Historical data show that regardless of how the public grades issues and party affiliation, the candidate with the highest likeability factor wins the election every time. Friends we vote… Read more »