Author: B. Kim Barnes

Character Matters: Principles for Raising, Becoming, and Choosing Responsible and Effective Leaders

By B. Kim Barnes Reprinted from LinkedIn, January 2, 2016 As we enter another U.S. presidential election year, we have a chance to think about what’s important to us as we choose a new leader. I have been reflecting on

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The Fire this Time: A Metaphor for 2016 (and 2017)

by B. Kim Barnes Reprinted from LinkedIn, published on November 12, 2016 Twenty-five years ago, my house burned, along with 3000 others, in a huge firestorm that struck the hills of Oakland and Berkeley in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Bad, Wrong, or Stupid: How Not to Influence

by B. Kim Barnes “How can you believe a thing like that?” “That’s completely irrational.” “You’ve joined the lunatic fringe, I see.” “If everyone thought/dressed/acted/voted that way, we’d be in big trouble.” How many times in the past few months

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Our New Blog and Blogger

The Barnes & Conti blog has a new location, a new look, and a new blogger. Joel Kleinbaum, our new blogger-in-chief, has been our IT Manager for nine years. He has also quietly edited and co-edited the Barnes & Conti

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