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Executive Brief - July 10 2014 - Blueprints for Taming the Climate Crisis
NAEM Executive Brief July 10, 2014

"If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right." - Henry Ford, (1863-1947), American industrialist and the founder of the Ford Motor Co.

Blueprints for Taming the Climate Crisis
Here's what your future will look like if we are to have a shot at preventing devastating climate change. Within about 15 years every new car sold in the United States will be electric. In fact, by midcentury more than half of the American economy will run on electricity. Up to 60 percent of power might come from nuclear sources. And coal's footprint will shrink drastically, perhaps even disappear from the power supply. Read more...

Opening the Books: Should All Staff Understand Company Finances?
The simplest, clearest explanation of the benefits of open-book finance is probably the one offered by entrepreneur Ari Weinzweig, one of its earliest proponents. "When people know what the game is, they play better," the co-founder of Michigan food company Zingerman's says. Read more...

China to Exempt Electric Cars From 10% Purchase Tax
China will waive a 10 percent purchase tax on electric cars as part of expanded measures to combat pollution and cut energy dependence. New-energy autos -- China's term for electric cars, plug-in hybrids and fuel-cell vehicles -- will be excluded from the levy from Sept. 1 to the end of 2017. Read more...

BBC Admonished for Giving Climate Change Deniers Equal Air Time
BBC journalists are being schooled in how to cover science. A progress report from an independent body, the BBC Trust, says Britain's public broadcasting service shouldn't be giving equal air time to climate change deniers and others on the scientific fringe. Read more...

Employee Engagement and Commitment: The Super Bowl of Safety
Many people have been taught that zero injuries is the end of their safety journey. But in fact, zero injuries is only the beginning of the journey. It's a journey that will never end, as you and your leadership team relentlessly pursue perfection, which I define as zero at-risk behaviors. Read more...

How to Start a Conversation You're Dreading
I anticipated that the conversation would be difficult. Shari and I had worked together for many years, and I knew she was expecting me to hire her to run a leadership program for one of my clients, Ganta, a high-tech company. But I didn't think Shari was the right fit for Ganta or, frankly, for the role of running the leadership training. In fact, I had become increasingly critical of her recent performance, though I hadn't mentioned anything to her about it yet. Read more...

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