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DEGREES OF TRUTH, GRASPING FOR REALITY And WHY THAT CONCEPT STILL MATTERS

Degrees of Truth, Grasping For Reality, and Why That Concept Still Matters I love this fight scene from Monty Python & the Holy Grail. The fictional Black Knight valiantly denies King Arthur from crossing his bridge and loses all of his limbs in the process. “Tis but a scratch!” – Black Knight “A scratch? your […]

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REGRET HAS A DARK SIDE- THREE WAYS TO OVERCOME IT IN 2021

Regret Has A Dark Side  Here Are Three Ways To Overcome It In 2021 Well now. Didn’t see that coming!  Regrettable. Tragic. Heartbreaking. Painful. Difficult. It’s like the cosmos did a once-in-a-century hit-and-run and there’s no going back to the way things were. Whether we like it or not, we’re all in some kind of in-between space and dealing with […]

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COMPLICATED VERSUS COMPLEX – You Don’t Need To Be A Brainiac To Spot The Difference

  COMPLICATED VERSUS COMPLEX You Don’t Need To Be A Brainiac To Spot the Difference I think we can agree that the world became a more complex place in 2020. The grand irony is that I chose “simplify” as one of my guiding themes for this year. Little did I know that enforced simplicity was headed […]

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THE CURSE OF INTERESTING TIMES and A FEW ANTIDOTES

 THE CURSE of “INTERESTING TIMES” and A FEW ANTIDOTES “May you live in interesting times”- Unknown  This Confucius-style saying poses as a blessing while delivering an underhanded curse. If received as a “curse”, it wishes that your times be filled with turmoil and difficulty. It’s a buzzkill observation when misfortune, hardship, and mayhem seem to hold more interest […]

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Today’s Toughest Leadership Challenge – Forty Leader Conversations

Hang in there with me for a bit. This is Part 1 of a 2 Part-er I’m trying to capture the prevailing mood of what’s happening these days. We’re navigating the vague ambiguities of just about everything, and I’ve got to admit, I’m struggling to come up with the words. There’s a new kind of […]