ManagementSpeak: You have to LOVE this job to do it.

Translation: Don’t expect pay commensurate with your level of effort.

We can’t pay KJR Club member Richard Adams for his contribution, but do appreciate his level of effort … and its quality.

Balance, it appears, is the new political incorrectness.

Unsubscribes peaked following last week’s satire that drew parallels between voter outrage and how bad bosses have treated people over the years. It was clear many would have had no problem with the subject matter had I validated their outrage instead.

Now don’t go away … this column is about you as a business leader, not matters of public policy. Honest. Stay with me.

The subject: How business leaders should interpret the news.