Daily Favorites (May 22, 2017)


This is my new page that links to some of my favorite readings on leadership.  If they stretch the imagination and add to our understanding of the psychology of people, then I’m interested.

[May 22, 2017] A very different speech from a political senior leader:

  1. Trump summons Muslims nations to confront “Islamic terror of all kinds” – https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/us-and-gulf-nations-agree-to-crack-down-on-terror-financing/2017/05/21/e1222b34-3dfd-11e7-9e48-c4f199710b69_story.html?utm_term=.f2b5009b0ca9
  2. Full Speech: OMG! President Donald Trump Delivers A Historical & Valuable Speech To Muslim Nations (YouTube video, 34:00 minutes): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IcYQpeLolwE

[May 20-21, 2017]  No links today.  Thanks for reading theleadermaker.com.

[May 19, 2017]  The forgotten middle class America:

  1. America’s Heartland Is Critical to Our Future: http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2017/05/17/americas_heartland_is_critical_to_our_future_133904.html
  2. What  Happened to Middle Class America? The Business of Life (Episode 7) (a YouTube video, 28:17 minutes): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HsgISof2j8U

[May 18, 2017]  Leadership sometimes fails and the results are not pretty:

  1. No Ghost in the Machine: https://www.city-journal.org/html/no-ghost-machine-15199.html
  2. News analysis: 4 takeaways from the WannaCry cyberattack: http://abcnews.go.com/International/news-analysis-takeaways-wannacry-cyberattack/story?id=47420590

[May 17, 2017]  Two perspectives on why public schools are failing to educate:

  1. Unsayable Truths About a Failing High School: https://www.city-journal.org/html/unsayable-truths-about-failing-high-school-15197.html
  2. I’m Frustrated by the Way Education Reformers Talk About Race and Social Justice: http://educationpost.org/im-frustrated-by-the-way-education-reformers-talk-about-race-and-social-justice/

[May 16, 2017]  North Korea dictator continues to play a dangerous game:

  1. Putin’s unhelpful power game on North Korea: http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2017/05/putins_unhelpful_power_game_on_north_korea.html
  2. Condoleezza Rice discusses North Korea, Russia with Bill Hemmer: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2017/05/05/condoleezza-rice-discusses-north-korea-russia-with-bill-hemmer.html

[NOTE]  Each of the previous week’s links will be saved as a PDF file and can be downloaded separately below