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Teaching Leaders What to Stop

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 07.06.2014 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

As a 10-year board member of the Peter Drucker Foundation, I had many opportunities to listen to Peter Drucker, the world's authority on management. D...

Pete Bethune and His Holy Warriors, Part 2

Peter Jay Brown | Posted 07.15.2012 | Green
Peter Jay Brown

I certainly believe we come from apes, but I also would like to believe we have evolved beyond that. Martin Luther King Jr., Nelson Mandela, Aung San Suu Kyi, Ghandi, and the Dalai Lama all know better. How might our human history be different if they had taken up arms?

Have You Ever Generalized, Deleted Or Distorted The Truth?

Russell Bishop | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

You already know the generalization approach: "These things never...," "I always...," etc. With deletions, the critic simply omits inconvenient data points, and the distortion approach simply twists what has been said to fit the argument.

Does Positive Thinking Work?

Russell Bishop | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

The value in a book, article or even a simple blog post isn't in finding magical solutions that work all by themselves; rather, the value lies in the possibility that you might start thinking about what you can actually do.

Who's To Blame For This Economic And Political Mess?

Russell Bishop | Posted 03.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

We seem to have devolved to a nation of six-year-olds, all too willing to get on the floor, the stage or the TV program, wailing and flailing as though that were going to fix anything.