7 Habits Of Highly Effective Austerity Planners By Robert Haddick

SmallWarsJournal.com June 29, 2012 This Week at War In my Foreign Policy column, I apply CSBA's latest report on coping with defense austerity to the Pentagon's current predicaments. The reality of defense budget "sequestration" -- the threat of an across-the-board 10 percent cut to most of the Pentagon's spending accounts -- is now beginning to …

The Only Definition of Success That Matters by Jeff Haden

View Original To a small business owner, to an employee--to anyone--there is only one way to determine success. That's right. One. No kaleidoscope, no cornucopia, no "we're all snowflakes," no we're all individuals. One. Sure, success in business and in life means different things to different people. (Very different things in some instances; check out …

How to Manage Clever People by Margaret Heffernan

view original / inc.com Artists, designers, and programmers are different, difficult, and--depending on your strategy--delightful. When I tell people that I spent 13 years producing radio and TV programs and then another 15 years running software companies, they always look puzzled and ask: What's the connection? The answer is simple: talent. Both industries depend crucially …

9 Beliefs of Remarkably Successful People by Jeff Haden

The most successful people in business approach their work differently than most. See how they think--and why it works. I'm fortunate enough to know a number of remarkably successful people. Regardless of industry or profession, they all share the same perspectives and beliefs. And they act on those beliefs: 1. Time doesn't fill me. I …

Joint Chiefs Boss Lists Grave Threats By Matthew Hansen

Omaha World-Herald June 27, 2012 The U.S. military will one day use unmanned trucks driven by remote control to deliver supplies into war zones. Cyberwar is the threat that “eventually could be most catastrophic” to the country and world — even more potentially dangerous than the grave threat posed by terrorism. And speaking of grave …

After An Israeli Strike On Iran By Daniel Pipes

Washington Times June 26, 2012 Pg. B1 Tehran’s retaliation wouldn’t match the danger from an Iranian nuke How will the Iranians respond to an Israeli strike against their nuclear infrastructure? This matters greatly, affecting not just Jerusalem’s decision but also how hard other states work to impede such a strike. Interestingly, both of the two …

Good and outstanding leadership: what’s the difference? By Ian Lawson

View Original / Guardian UK guardian.co.uk, Mon 25 Jun 2012 06.30 BST The challenges faced by organisations and society have always required leadership that can engage people and their talents and innovation. Within the context of the post-banking crisis economic environment, a radical move is needed to embrace new approaches to leadership by the majority …