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Entries Tagged as 'Psycho'

We’re All Losing Ground

November 2nd, 2022 No Comments

Conversations create connections. They pique interest. They rebuke assumptions. They form stories. They share intent. They elicit commitments.


Horse Race Coverage Misses Us

October 23rd, 2022 No Comments

I dislike horse race coverage of political campaigns. It conveys that only winning matters. The backstory of each participant can be overlooked, unless they win. The betting odds give horse racing a powerful narrative. Who will get rich from this horse’s performance? (OK, that might be the most appropriate parallel.) Still, politicians are not horses […]


Are We Ready to Create a Sharing Culture?

October 12th, 2022 No Comments

How quickly can we get used to sharing how many things? That’s the question the future is asking.


Quiet Quitting Answers Loud Layoffs

October 5th, 2022 No Comments

Forcing restructured ex-colleagues out the door in a perp-walk does nothing for the morale of those who remain.


Remember When Life was More Colorful?

September 21st, 2022 No Comments

Talk radio and cable news give us a daily treasure trove of colorful comments that we can use as party patter.


Early Surprise Triggers Primal Response

September 18th, 2022 No Comments

Can we talk ourselves out of that fear-mongering urge? And if we can, should we?


Not All Wildfire Questions Can Be Answered

September 7th, 2022 No Comments

No official report will be able to weigh how these and dozens of other factors might have arranged themselves differently to change the outcome.


Rote Learning Curbs Resentment

August 31st, 2022 1 Comment

Was she encouraging us to keep our clothes clean? Maybe, but I doubt it. Cleanliness never got in her way….


Griner’s Swift Punishment Carries a Lesson

August 10th, 2022 No Comments

We don’t want anyone to be wrongly convicted, and each safeguard creates more delay. How are we to respond when the delays create problems themselves?


Stop Apologizing for the Inconvenience

August 3rd, 2022 No Comments

You’re being served incompetence with a side of cloying obsequiousness. A spoonful of sugar makes the apology go down.