Poor David Collins is obsessed with me. I don’t know whether to be flattered or feel like the man Abe Lincoln spoke of when he told of a man who was tarred and feathered and ridden out of town. When asked how he felt he replied: “If not for the honor of the thing, I would rather have avoided it.”There’s a great deal to discuss in David’s recent screed "New London mayor takes his campaign on the road," (Sept. 28), but I’ll try to move through it quickly.
If you’re like the thousands of company owners and chief executives I’ve met worldwide, you know the damaging power of biased, assumptive thinking on business outcomes. You know firsthand the hard dollar costs of making a really bad mistake based on faulty judgment. If you’re a self-aware leader, you know the question of your assumption isn’t whether you are or not — it’s to what degree you are or can be. None of us are free from biased thinking.
Living inThe borough in Bergen County is minutes from Manhattan and the malls of Paramus, but prizes its quietude and anonymity. Sept. 18, 2019, 5:01 a.m. ETThe northern New Jersey borough of New Milford prizes its quiet, low-profile ways. The family-oriented suburb is just eight miles from the George Washington Bridge, but it has no train tracks or major roads.