This guy was what? — A Comedian. Come on!!
The importance of leadership is manifested in Ukraine’s Leader;
Zelensky is what the World needed.
He has been a putdown for Putin.
Zelensky’s consistent on-point messaging;
His unwavering dedication to the cause.
Asked the world for help in fighting off Vladimir Putin’s brutal advance.
Juggling a number of urgent and often disparate issues at once.
We need some heroes. And Leaders.
Exhibited consistent management strengths:
His on-point messaging; & dedication to the cause.
Were older men exploiting very young girls for sex?
The Question caused divisions and split in Olympic Team.
After may accusations one trainer, Feller, was accused of sexual abuse;
Olympic Committee ended up in conflict with SafeSport Group;
SafeSport went after sexual abuse in equestrian Olympics team;
Prominent equestrian trainers were banned for sexual abuse & even arrested.
Traditionalists in sport are taking aim at Olympic watchdog, SafeSport;
SafeSport group received 300 sexual complaints;
Accused heroes said not given a chance to defend themselves
How SafeSport went about the accusations was an issue.
The effectiveness of the gun issued by LA Police?
Seems to work as have seen no major complaints.
What issued gun does the LA Police carry?
Smith & Wesson M&P Pistol chambered in 9mm to all new officers.
Officers also have the option to choose from a variety of weaponry.
Do have an alternative for Police Using & Carrying a Gun:-
Top 5 Less Lethal Tools | SOFREP
• Rubber Bullets
• OC Spray (oleoresin capsicum) aka Pepper spray:
• Collapsible Baton:
The Taser is apparently not used by police in general?
Making changes in your life & the way you have done things is not easy.
May be the most difficult & challenging action for you as you grow.
You got to grab your whole being and set out to struggle to master your tendency to just sit,
You may need a mentor or friend to get you going,
And you definite will want to make lists, steps, and keep some kind of scoreboard
Note # 4 that spells out the effectiveness of repetition;
You gotta to do this one and all of them at least 3 times a week,
You can do it. Go!!!
Note that most of the Action-ables are about YOU.
You can succeed. But you gotta listen to the right input.
Here is a sampling of 7 Ways To Solidify The Confidence You Need To Succeed;
1. First, convince yourself what you want most in life.
2. Always be your own best (and most honest) friend.
3. Use both logic and fantasy to create a new reality.
4. Gather more knowledge and consistently apply it.
5. Beliefs produce behavior, so build confidence first.
6. Believe that every competitor is human and beatable.
7. Above all else, always play to win.
Or to accomplish what matters;
So many books– So much to read.
So little time and so much to sort out and position.
Here are three books that can help you do just that.
The SOLUTIONS FROM THESE BOOKS:
• Stay focused
• Take Baby steps toward change;
• Add the power when you are set
Now you can gradually regain your balance & direction.
These resources can help you realize how great you are
The citizens of the U.S. have major challenges & issues to solve;
Make your list of things that need to be worked on is a great start.
Particularly true if you develop your own list and focus on maybe 3 action-ables;
We all could be working together to fix and solve our problems before & as they happen;
Important that we determine what is really important to us as Americans;
Time to stop the attacks and nit picking.
Need for new leadership is really, really needed
Are you Left or Right?
Does it matter as much as you think and act sometimes?
Everyone seems to either be or is divided into largely two political camps or positions;
Government does only what private enactments cannot do or has not done well.
Finding ways for Private interests position framework of government to support solutions to issues;
Do Not use the terms or suggest either side to be right;
Listen and consider other points of view & people who advance POVs;
Work to find & elect citizens who will seek to bring the best solutions to societal problems;
Did you eat all your dinner like Mom would have insisted?
Turns Out You and Me are biggest waster of food.
So problem can be best tackled on a broad level at America’s dinner tables
How?— By preventing Waste Before it Happens
Need to significantly reduce the environmental impact of food waste is urgent,
And to feed people who are food deprived tonight,
May not be dinner time for many people in the world tonight.
Who is in the Police car that just made a Stop?
Two people: Police officer & a Community Service Officer.
Means new city departmental organization, combining, & coordination is in effect;
Focusing on crime prevention, causes, & sources; Not just writing tickets and citations;
How can a city structure total social order enforcement & control system work?
Creates these functions—Policing, Traffic Control & Community Service officers -both working together;
Seems to be no reason for current civic police to be in charge of road safety;
See at least 4 solutions to change the way we gain law & order in U.S. cities;
Ready, Set– Go.
We may find ourselves blocked even chained to new finance platforms.
Blockchain transactions provide proof of ownership at all times;
Meantime there is a Race for Block Chain(s) to rebuild & dominate digital economy..
DeFi technology is improving at lightning fast speed.
Competitive fight between new networks & blockchains
DeFI applications enable users to trade assets. get loans, & store deposits.
Developers have been constantly trying to improve by rewiring it.
Whom do you trust anymore?
So much of life is about trust– in government & fellow humans.
The incalculable value of trust in government demonstrated in Finland.
Living in a republic of reasonableness fostered safety.
Compared with U.S. that has no safety net for crisis.
Finland has avoided Toxic battles of “Us vs. Them”
Is the killings in LA really as bad as it looks?
Need for More Action by LA City Government & Real leadership.
Need to provide actionable steps for municipal leaders to take on areas.
Develop & deliver alternative and innovative responses to violence
Prevention precedes revolution. Time for Action
We are not yet able to communicate with each other effectively.
Need for every one to be quiet and just listen to others for a while
Maybe some of this list will sink in and we will all work on understanding each other?
We could start be being very clear and specific about what ought to done.
A move by Bezos to Make Amazon an ESOP would change corporate America.
Amazon would become America largest Employee Stock Holder Company.
Employee have shares of stock in the corporation they work for,
Stakeholders have an interest in the performance of a company
Bezos To Be even bigger American Icon;
Unions would represent employee-owners on decision boards
HISA’s Anti-Doping and Medication Control (ADMC) program to end horse deaths is stuck again.
Creating a central, empowered horse racing authority has stopped over what agency has the authority.
Horse Racing Integrity and Safety Authority (HISA) announced the suspension of negotiations with USADA.
Efforts to restore the integrity of thoroughbred horse racing stymied.
Though Industry appears unsure what will come out of talks now.
Did Global Symposium Seek to resolve horse racing death Issue?
Looks like Race Track Management symposium was about track management not horses.
Sought to share vision & outline the industry’s most pressing needs BUT
Symposium agenda did not seem to focus on real problems for Racing industry.
Track leaders continued to circle back to equine & track safety.
Driven by the provisions of the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act
You raise money. You support my presidency.
Then you get to be a U.S, Ambassador & Diplomat.
This practice of rewarding donors & supporters of the President should stop.
What does a local civic politician really know about a remote country?
Garcetti’s appointment to India is entirely ceremonial and patronizing as example.
Career diplomats & staff are in place and full qualified & knowledgeable about assigned country
Activism to stop horse racing is back;
Demonstrators held UP “tombstones” representing the deaths of 26 horses who died at the track in 2021.
The Horse Racing Industry does not seem yet ready to deal with what is “killing it off” – one horse at a time.
Looks like Horse Racing Industry accepts the deaths of at least 100 horses at CA tracks for the year 2021;
Student-athletes receive $3.6 B in athletic scholarships.
Have colleges become farm teams for pro sports?
Star athletes are recruited, provided full boat scholarships, & benefits.
If you become college star & team winners, they then turn to real pros for bigger money
If they are college stars then they drop collegiate scholarship for bigger pro money.
The purpose of sports programs in higher education schools is lost as winning becomes everything.
Developing future leaders and citizens is not the focus– its is winning & winning.
Losers are benched and coaches are fired.
Then it’ s on to find winning formula & program. Not Building character, trained community leaders, & contributors.
What is your assessment of this “Indictment of the MBA Expectation” by the author of “The Golden Passport”, Duff McDonald?
HBS is in a class of its own. It is the pinnacle of elitism which is not necessarily bad.
The average MBA schools do not create elitism; those ranked 1 – 10 might, but not 11 – 50. Greed is behind it all. HBS leverages that.
The Moral Failure of the MBA Elite is not because of the MBA, but because of erosion of our society’s morals.
Turn the function, purpose. & organization up side down.
Get all city department working together on the streets.
Combine Police & Public Safety Department’s including function & leadership.
Funding of Police Dept. would remain the same or increase under Public Service organization.
All functions of a City would be integrated into one Public Safety Dept. & Mgt.
Public Safety Resource Protection & Emergency Services Director & Administration would provide leadership, management, & strategic guidance.
And the euthanization of young horses goes on & on.
Young Race Horses continue to be put down at Tracks.
All Four of California Tracks have had multiple deaths
Recently, Golden Gate Fields appears to be the worst
Cause of deaths was listed as musculoskeletal. Suggests that immature bone structure not fully developed.
Young horses under 5 are the victims of serious injuries.
Los Alamitos track experienced another death last week
When if ever will the racing of young horses stop?
The question is
How do private or even public companies avoid taxes?
Private equity firms have conquered the American tax system.
$4.5 trillion industry has avoided paying billions in taxes
Have managed to derail efforts to increase their tax burden.
Lobbyists and campaign contributions helped make it happen.
200 lobbyists & doled out & 600 M campaign contributions in last decade
The I.R.S. almost never audits private equity firms
Even as whistle-blowers have filed claims alleging illegal tax avoidance.
Horse Racing Industry plagued by conflict of Interest & ownership.
Breeders Cup Board Members Own Horses Trained by Baffert
12 of the 14 members of the Breeders’ Cup Board involved;
Have had Baffert train their horses.
Major races seem to be mired in how to deal with Baffert
Now they have more conflicts —
Owning horses in an industry they are to regulate.