The Duncan Report

Beat The Time Crunch, Get Better Results

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Let’s face it. No matter who we are or what our station in life may be, none of us has more than 24 hours a day, 168 hours per week. For most of us, it doesn’t seem to be enough. So the challenge is this: How can we make the best use of that precious and finite resource called time?

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What “Sully” Can Teach Us About Leadership

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Tom Hanks stars in another movie that provides not only good entertainment, but a great tutorial in sound leadership practices. With a standardized checklist of procedures, most teams can clip along nicely. But what happens when something goes wrong?

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7 Must-Do Steps to the Change You Really Want

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Success with change is less like installing an air conditioner and more like growing a garden. It’s less like engineering an event and more like navigating a journey. Here are seven must-do steps to help you reach the destination you want.

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Communication Tactics for Supercharged Leadership

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Communication is the real work of leadership: Articulating a vision. Breathing life into professed values. Challenging the status quo. Engaging people’s heads, hearts, and hopes. Here’s advice from an expert.

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Why Leaders Fail, and Prescriptions for Success


Successful leadership is all about relationships. Relationships between and among people. And the leader’s relationship with tried-and-true principles and practices. Unfortunately, many leaders stumble with that last ingredient.

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Melania Trump and the Age of Borrowed Language


The Melania Trump plagiarism fiasco provides raw meat for pundits of nearly every political persuasion. But a broader issue deserves attention: What is today’s generation learning about independent thinking?

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