Thursday, June 04, 2015

Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action

"It doesn't matter what you do, it matters Why you do it." With a little discipline, anyone can learn to inspire. Start With Why offers an unconventional perspective that explains the reasons some leaders and organizations are more innovative, more profitable, command greater loyalties from customers and employees alike and, most importantly, are able to repeat their success over and over. 
Simon Sinek, Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t

McNichol is not alone. Since Steve Jobs was published in 2011, “I think I’ve had 10 conversations where CEOs have looked at me and said, ‘Don’t you think I should be more of an asshole?’ ” says Robert Sutton, a professor of management at Stanford, whose book, The No Asshole Rule, nonetheless includes a chapter titled “The Virtues of Assholes.” ...
Forbes:  Tax Multinationals' Excess Cash, by Lee Sheppard:
Multinationals have too much cash. So we should tax it away from them.
But that’s not how official Washington thinks. In the capitol, the surfeit of cash is being used as an excuse for a corporate income tax rate cut, because, dontcha know, it’s just the horrible US tax system that causes these giant companies to sit on all that cash!
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ article in Le Monde newspaper: Europe at crossroads Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras

Robert De Niro to NYU Grads: ‘You’re F—ked'

 Tax Compliance as a Wicked System, by J. T. Manhire (U.S Treasury Department)

 Taxation of E-Commerce, by Orkhan Abdulkarimli

Scholarship Against Desire, by Shari Motro