How do you do and be good in a polarized world?

How do you do and be good in a polarized world?

What a tumultuous 24 months! We’re all having to navigate new ground that continues to shift under our feet. There are more questions than answers, yet it’s important to keep asking questions and continue talking. The issues tend to be complex, emotional, and...

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How snarky feedback can help you get better, not just older

How snarky feedback can help you get better, not just older

Do you still remember and hold onto any stinging feedback from the past? I do -- all the way back to my freshman year of college. And this past year during the pandemic, I found an effective way to channel this feedback. I use it as a challenge to myself to keep my...

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Why and how to cure tunnel vision with “anthro-vision”

Why and how to cure tunnel vision with “anthro-vision”

Did you have WEIRD experiences as a college student? Not WEIRD as in strange, but WEIRD as participating in psychology, economics and other social science experiments? If so, you and I are definitely part of the WEIRD – Western, Educated, Industrialized, Rich and...

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Want to improve accountability? Insist on 2-way streets

Want to improve accountability? Insist on 2-way streets

When was the last time you visited Pity City, that imaginary destination where you’re entitled to feel sorry for yourself and your situation? Pity City welcomes visitors and renters yet outlaws home ownership. As one of my former colleagues used to say, “You can visit...

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