And I'll do it too:
Leaders should practice what they preach. It sounds obvious, says Alan Deutschman, but too few leaders-in business or politics-actually do it. In "Walk the Walk," Mr. Deutschman, a consultant and former Fortune magazine writer, argues that leaders are most effective when they rely on the power of their example.Not as I do:
As the expansion of McDonald's was getting under way in the 1950s, for instance, Ray Kroc, the company's empire builder, listed cleanliness among the chain's three key values (along with service and quality). But he didn't just talk cleanliness; an earlyemployee of a Chicago-area McDonald's remembered him personally picking up trash around the restaurant and scraping up gum with a putty knife. Message: Cleanliness counts. And: If cleaning isn't beneath me, it isn't beneath you.
A Westport lawmaker who voted to hike the state sales and alcohol taxes was spotted brazenly piling booze in his car - adorned with his State House license plate - in the parking lot of a tax-free New Hampshire liquor store, the Herald has learned.Extra fun – Say Anything blog: "If government-run health care is such a great idea, why won’t members of Congress enroll their own families?"
Michael J. Rodrigues’ blue Ford Crown Victoria, emblazoned with his “House 29” Massachusetts license plate, was parked outside a Granite State liquor store on Interstate-95 South over the weekend, according to a witness who provided pictures to the Herald.