Jack and Suzy Welch

(Business) haters gonna hate – but who gets hurt?

By Jack and Suzy Welch
September 14, 2012

“You didn’t build that.”

“Corporations aren’t people.”

With the first, a revealing gaffe, and the second, a wildly cheered campaign refrain, one party has certainly made it clear how it feels about American business these days.

Picking the right one to run with Romney

By Jack and Suzy Welch
July 3, 2012

Several months ago, we met a CEO who had one main complaint about his job. It wasn’t foreign competition or fickle consumers. No, it was loneliness. “I make every decision by myself,” he moaned.

Mr. Biden, here’s the truth about private equity

By Jack and Suzy Welch
May 30, 2012

Time was you worked in private equity and people just sort of shrugged when you mentioned it. You were in finance sort of; you invested in companies, you made deals. Whatever.

Romney vs. Obama: Leadership and the enemies list

By Jack and Suzy Welch
April 11, 2012

Remember that incompetent boss you used to have? He was a good guy and all, but he just couldn’t make decisions or prioritize. Perhaps worst of all, he tried to make everyone happy, resulting in almost everyone being angry or confused or both. And remember how long it took management to move him out – and how aggravating that was?

Mitt Romney: S#*! authentic people say

By Jack and Suzy Welch
March 9, 2012

If one word sums up the analysis that has followed Super Tuesday, it’s got to be “Huh?”

Mitt Romney’s Kodak moment

By Jack and Suzy Welch
February 3, 2012

If there’s one concept we preach that everyone seems to agree on it’s the following: You have to face reality the way it is, not the way you want it to be.

Ron Paul and the pink slip that could decide the election

By Jack and Suzy Welch
January 26, 2012

Have you ever woken up in the morning knowing you have to let someone go and just felt sick to your stomach? It’s the worst part of work, isn’t it? Even when it’s absolutely necessary — the money isn’t there or the employee hasn’t been contributing for ages — the emotional pain and mess of sending someone home is every good leader’s bête noire.