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Is Corporate Ethics An Oxymoron

Corporate ethics has been a hot topic among many political, business and financial leaders over the last few years. However, is it possible to be a corporation and ethical? This episode asks exactly that. Bringing together a strong panel of leaders, host, Dennis McCuisiton is joined by: Sharon Allen: Chairman of Deloitte LLP Todd M. Bluedorn: CEO of Lennox International,Inc Jared Richardson: Sr. Counsel... [Read more]

Flash Foresight: Seven Radical Principles That Will Change Your Life – Pt. 2

Flash Foresight: Seven Radical Principles that Will Change Your Life aired this weekend. Our special guest panelist Daniel Burrus joins the McCuistion Program to continue part two of this two part series and talks about how to see invisible opportunities and solutions to seemingly impossible problems. Some of the key points from his book, Flash Foresight: How To See the Invisible And Do The Impossible,... [Read more]

Flash Foresight: Seven Radical Principles That Will Transform Your Life – Part 1

Dan Burrus, one of the top three futurists in the country, author of Flash Foresight: How To See the Invisible And Do The Impossible, asks, “wouldn’t it be amazing if you could predict the future and be right?” He claims you can… if we leave out the parts we could be wrong about! According to Burrus, “the amazing thing is, when you know where to look, there’s more... [Read more]

Technology, Entertainment and Design: TED and TEDxSMU

TED is taking over the world! TED, which stands for, Technology, Entertainment and Design has changed how we view the world. TED talks are watched globally – with an average of 17 new Left to Right: Dennis McCuistion, Jeremy Gregg, Heather Hankamer, Niki McCuistion and Jim Young page views per minute. In the fall of 2012 TED celebrated its one billionth video views. Today over 1,700 talks are... [Read more]

Free Press Is an American Right

Free press is an American right, granted by the First Amendment… “Congress shall make no law… abridging the freedom of free speech, or of the Press…” In fact, the First Amendment has been interpreted by the Supreme Court as applying to the entire federal government (even though it is only expressly applicable to Congress). Since its origin the core purpose of the American press is that of... [Read more]

The Legacy of Peter Drucker: The Father of Modern Management

Peter F. Drucker, hailed by Business Week, as “the man who invented management,” influenced countless leaders through his writing, teaching and consulting. The author of 39 books, Drucker’s work inspired leaders and managers across all industries in both the public and private sector. Drucker was driven by an insatiable curiosity of the world around him and a deep desire to make the world... [Read more]

Another Debt Crisis: Student Loans

The student debt crisis has affected many Americans. Though the rise in college student debt is often blamed on higher tuition costs, a radical shift in student financial aid–from a system relying primarily on need-based grants to one now dominated by loans–has been a major contributor to the challenge. Left to Right: Thomas Keefe, Dennis McCuistion and Michael Sorrell The... [Read more]

Income Inequality

Income inequality is growing and it is one of the most debated public policy, social-political challenges today. Yet, economists are divided as to whether income inequality is negative or positive and what the actual implications of such disparity are. The share of national income going to the richest 1% of Americans has doubled since 1980, from 10% to 20%, roughly where it was a century ago. Even... [Read more]

Home Rule: Good or Bad for Dallas ISD?

Dallas ISD has agreed to explore the possibility of allowing home-rule. At the recent U.S. Conference of Mayors, held in Dallas, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, a staunch supporter of education said, “education is not a partisan issue. It is an issue for all of America”. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings supports an effort “to transform our school systems’ governance into a home-rule district,... [Read more]

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