About The Benevolent Dictator

Beating the competition is never easy. Neither is running the gauntlet of a business start-up, which not only is a major challenge but can often prove fatal. Success for both depends on being a...

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The Benevolent Dictator


SLIDE SHOW: Inside Building a Fortune 500 Co.

As the co-founder of OfficeMax, Michael Feuer learned a thing or two about launching and running a successful company. In The Benevolent Dictator, he serves up an array of advice on empowering your employees, building your business, and outwitting the competition. Here are four lessons.

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Interview: Michael Feuer on It’s Your Money show

Michael Feuer appeared on It’s Your Money, a business show on News 12 New Jersey, a 24-hour cable news television channel reaching more than 1.8 million television homes within the New York City metropolitan area. Feuer discussed The Benevolent Dictator, leadership and how to manage employees.

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Slideshow: The Benevolent Dictator – Keys to Successful Decision Making

Michael Feuer’s sit-down with It Business Edge writer Don Tennant continues to gain speed. Feuer, author of the book, “The Benevolent Dictator: Empower Your Employees, Build Your Business and Outwit the Competition,” has, once and for all, debunked the myth that the best leaders are consensus builders. Find out the best tips in this slideshow.

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Radio Interview: Business Building 101

Michael Feuer dropped by the WCPN Public Radio studios for a live one-on-one chat with host Michael McIntyre. The two discussed building businesses, leading by example and why it takes a benevolent dictator to move swiftly from mind to market.

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TV Interview: Tips for Starting Your Own Business

If you you’ve been afraid to act on your great business idea, it may be the time to act on your dreams. Michael Feuer appeared on Fox4 TV to discuss how to know if your business idea is good enough to get started.

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Interview: How to handle different workplace personalities

Michael Feuer appears on First Business, a leading nationally syndicated morning business program that delivers a unique blend of business news and investment strategy, to discuss succeeding as a leader, managing challenging personality types and The Benevolent Dictator.

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Video: National Book Launch Party for The Benevolent Dictator A Success

Nearly 200 people packed the Barnes & Noble in Woodmere, Ohio, on June 23, 2011, to help celebrate the national launch of The Benevolent Dictator, by Michael Feuer with Dustin S. Klein, buy copies of the new book to get signed, and meet the authors.

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Energy: Your most precious asset.

Most business people believe that money is their biggest asset, many times that’s not the case. You can have adequate capital, but if you can’t muster the collective team’s strength to move forward, money alone won’t get the job done. …

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Video: Winning.

We have all learned since we were about five years old how to be a good loser. However, few know how to be a good winner. Winning and succeeding are what we all strive to achieve, but it’s important to …

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