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May 18, 2012


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Steve King

I'm with you Tom, but I'm not sure our elected officials are up to the task.

Tom Hood


Once again - spot on! I love the VUCA. Just back from AICPA Council & 125th celebration and a panel on how to fix the economy. I summed it up as saying we need government to focus on sustainability and creating a predictable environment for small businesses, or an anti-VUCA platform. No more debt ceiling crisis every six months, or massive healthcare changes that nobody understands the full impact of. Or taxmageedon debates about increasing tax rates retroactively with no ability to plan.

Yes, to sum it up, it is about leadership or lack thereof.

Let's start an anti-VUCA movement!

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