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How Will Trump Fail?

My international friends want to know what the hell is happening in my country. “Why did Hillary Clinton lose?” Well, she didn’t win the electoral college. That’s not what they’re asking. They want an analysis of what went wrong, but I’m not a big fan of post-mortems. We won’t learn anything from her campaign’s mistakes.…

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The Politics of Life #failchat

For the past month, I’ve been hosting weekly chats on Twitter. They have nothing to do with HR. Each week, the audience tackles failure from a different angle. We’ve talked about “generalized failure disorder,” relationships and managing difficult people at work. The audience is expanding, and the person-to-person interaction is growing more fun and entertaining…

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