Author Archives: Susan Lapin

Never Marry That Boy

Why do so many women make such bad mistakes about men? Some date purposelessly, often wasting far too much time on a man who will never marry them.  They devote themselves endlessly to men who as boyfriends make them miserable, … Continue reading

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The Law of Leadership

Pete was promoted to a new position of authority over the department of which he was previously a part.  He was concerned that his former team members would fail to recognize his new role.  He asked me if there were … Continue reading

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Me, Me, Me!

This fellow I know runs a struggling consulting business.  The advice he delivers is of high quality–I know because I have consulted with him once or twice.  Yet he struggles.  He agonizes about his lack of success. He is proud … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Upper Class

Some Republican politicians shock me when they make statements like these. “My tax plan will benefit the working class.” “We must show how much we care for the poor.” “It’s not only the rich who’ll benefit…” “We don’t have to … Continue reading

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Do the Wright Thing

If you’re trying to build a business, sustain a marriage, raise children or if you’re engaged in any other long-term challenging project, there is a lesson to be found in the story of flight. It was the fall of 1900;  … Continue reading

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