The Duncan Report

Blunt Prescriptions for Parenting (Hints for the Workplace, Too)


American children are falling behind in academics, health, attitudes, and simple manners. Here are some blunt parenting tips to help make it all better.

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How to Say ‘No!’ Without Getting Fired

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In the workplace, or any place, there are ways to say “no” without being insubordinate. In fact, smart leaders and smart followers adopt practices that enable honest conversations to navigate their relationships.

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Launch Your Leadership To New Heights


The check list for effective leadership contains many must-have items, not the least of which are clear purpose, empathy, and “righteous influence.” Try these for yourself.

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Eight Behaviors That Sabotage Your Workplace

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At first glance, many of our workplace behaviors may seem innocent enough. Maybe even constructive. In reality, some of them are weapons of mass distraction. Here’s one expert’s advice on avoid self-sabotage.

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Why We Lie To Ourselves About Our Mistakes


Everyone makes mistakes. But taking responsibility for them seems to be rare. Learning to own our mistakes is an important step to personal excellence.

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Entrepreneur: Are You a Mad Genius?


An entrepreneur, it’s been said, isn’t someone who owns a business. It’s someone who makes things happen. Here are some tips on how to see the world through an entrepreneur’s lens.

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