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In Leadership, Appearances Matter

Birdman III Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 4:07 PM
JGC says: "Limit the size of government, grow the middle class and ensure opportunity for all were the themes of the night" But Santa Claus wants to delimit government, grow the welfare class, and guarantee equal outcomes for all... even destitution if it is equal

Last week, I was exiting my neighborhood Starbucks when I happened to overhear a middle-aged man talking to a younger man who appeared to be his son.

"It matters what you wear," the older man told the younger, whose clothes reflected a cross of grunge and goth. "When you go out with your friends on the weekend, you can dress one way; when you are going to a job, it matters what you wear."

While many might argue that appearance should not matter, we know in reality that it does. Expectations vary by subculture. What is acceptable for a...