Tag: leadership

Thank You Helps You


Learn to be grateful

Absolute Rules Are For Fools


A rule without an exception is a bad rule. Objective reality is never that neat.

Critical Thinking Should Be Independent of Spin


Spin negates critical thinking. Or thinking of any kind.

Fear Sells


Exaggerating problems does little to help us understand our reality.

Relationships Can Work


You need not be a psychiatrist to create workable relationships.

Solve Real Problems


A university professor once told me that the very best grant situation was to get money for a project that you had already completed.  Ethics aside, the statement makes an interesting point. The very best deal on the recipient side is to get value… Continue Reading “Solve Real Problems”

The Strategy/Operations Dividing Line


Organizations of every kind, from corporations, to religions, to governments, are organized to achieve desired results.  There is a simple inherent structure. Strategy or what to do, Tactics the how to do it part and Logistics the actual doing of it.  Logistics has several… Continue Reading “The Strategy/Operations Dividing Line”

On Fighting


When we were young my parents were not in favour of fighting.  “Don’t fight if you don’t have to” was the mantra.  I suppose every parent has that thought. Even given its importance, I cannot recall a discussion around when I might have to. … Continue Reading “On Fighting”

Integrity Needs No Rules


“Integrity needs no rules.”  That according to French philosopher Albert Camus. Given that there are so many rules, we must logically be aware that: There is too little integrity.  No one seems to know how much is enough.  We do know that it is… Continue Reading “Integrity Needs No Rules”

Helicopter Pilots Beware


A helicopter parent hovers over their children with both concern and vigilance.  Making things better now, makes things worse later. Studies have found that there are many deficiencies that appear later in life for the protected child.  In no particular order of importance they… Continue Reading “Helicopter Pilots Beware”

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