50 Shades of Grey

Made you look didn’t I? “Without compromise there can never be deals or progress made.” No, this title is not about sex or bondage. Instead it is about how as leaders we must see the world through the lens of reality not just from our own perspective or beliefs. You see, when I was younger, I…

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