Nov 17, 2017
Procter & Gamble leadership invested a reported $100 million in a campaign to stop activist investor Nelson Peltz of Trian Partners. And what did they get for this spend of shareholder money?
Apr 17, 2017
United Airlines and its image consultants mounted a standard response to an emotional event. Why, then, did this reasoned approach accelerate overnight into brand suicide and evaporate more than a billion dollars in shareholder value?
Mar 3, 2017
When Donald Trump attacks companies, he is backed by the powers of the presidency and 45 million social media followers. No CEO can match that kind of power.
Jan 4, 2017
Ronald Reagan was the Great Communicator. Donald Trump will be the Great Disruptor. To be heard in Washington in 2017, business and leaders need to change to match the new president’s style and mission.
Nov 14, 2016
Donald J. Trump is about to enjoy the best chance any president has had for the fast enactment of an agenda since FDR’s first 100 days.
Sep 28, 2016
With Clinton and Trump neck-and-neck in the polls, one winner is certain , the powerful plaintiffs’ bar. For the first time in history, the presidential nominees of both parties are champions of aggressive legal tactics and excessive litigation.
Sep 16, 2016
Consider business implications of the crisis in the South China Sea, the seaways for 70 percent of global trade. Or consider what might happen if chaos in Syria spread through the Middle East, prompting a closure of the oil-bearing Straits of Hormuz by Assad’s ally, Iran.