Tag:leadership

  • Author Mark McNeilly discusses George Washington’s leadership lessons

    Longtime marketing executive Mark McNeilly discusses key ideas associated with his book George Washington and the Art of Business: Leadership Principles of America’s First Commander-In-Chief. McNeilly offered these comments during an interview for Carolina Journal Radio (Program No. 463).

  • Author Mark McNeilly discusses George Washington’s perseverance

    Mark McNeilly, adjunct professor of marketing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and author of George Washington and the Art of Business: Leadership Lessons From the First Commander-In-Chief, discusses Washington’s perseverance. McNeilly offered these comments during a Jan. 23, 2012, speech to the John Locke Foundation’s Shaftesbury…

  • Pope Foundation celebrates 25th anniversary

    The John W. Pope Foundation celebrated its 25th anniversary with a Dec. 3, 2011, banquet in Raleigh. This video features remarks from Pope Foundation Chairman Art Pope and John Locke Foundation President John Hood, along with a video about the Pope Foundation’s history and comments from master of ceremonies David…

  • State Owes Retiree Health Fund $32 Billion

    Raleigh, N.C. – North Carolina recently found out it owes about $32 billion to its retiree health benefit fund. It would take annual payments of $3 billion over 30 years to bring that fund to solvency. Those are payments and debt not included in the $3 billion deficit openly discussed…

  • N.C. Senate Candidate Sues Opponent

    Wilson, N.C. – Candidate for the N.C. Senate E.S. “Buck” Newton filed a libel lawsuit against his opponent five-term incumbent A.B. Swindell. At issue is a mailer paid for by the N.C. Democratic Party and authorized by Swindell. It claims Newton was arrested in 1990 one several drug related charges.

  • Committee Studies Changes to N.C. State Bureau of Investigation

    Raleigh. N.C. – A committee of the North Carolina General Assembly began studying Thursday whether to move the forensic lab out of the State Bureau of Investigation. The committee is meeting following a review of cases from 1987-2003. The review uncovered hundreds of cases with questionable testing of blood evidence.