Cut the Bull Shitake

(H/T to Guy Kawasaki) Some refreshing comments from the business world on how not to do things. “Escape from Cubicle Nation” – doesn’t get much better than that. Could be used in individual agency management, or reform writ large, if…

Higher Learning

Likely to be lost in the FLAILCON 2 environment surrounding the nomination of Gen Hayden for DCIA:     U.S. intelligence czar John Negroponte this week announced the appointment of a new chancellor for the National Intelligence University.    …

What is in Store II

Prize-winner Dana Priest points out what some expect Hayden’s strategy to be:     Former and current intelligence officers say Goss never had a strategic plan for improving spying on terrorist networks. [former DDO Stephen] Kappes, on the other hand,…

Place your Bets

Former colleague L.K. keeps her pimp-hand strong:     I thought you were the one who hated pussy-footing around? Not making picks is “a nice way to never be wrong,” Mr. Make the Hard Calls. Yes, dear, you are right.…

Keep Discounting DOCEX

ABC News has obtained a document seized by U.S. and British Special Forces during a recent raid of an alleged Zarqawi safe house about 20 miles southwest of Baghdad in the town of Yusufiyah. This was the raid where the…