Nov 19, 2020
The 2020 election presents a constitutional opportunity for the USA.
Voter turnout - about 65% as of today's counts - is the highest it's been here in over 100 years! And - that high mark here falls short of the voter participation in other developed countries like Belgium (87% in 2014), Sweden (82% in 2014), and...
Oct 23, 2020
Us Westerners have the unfortunate tendency to link our identity to what we do for a living. “I’m a plumber,” one says, or “I’m a teacher,” another says.
When someone asks me what I do – often on an airplane – I might answer, “I’m a speaker,” or “I’m an author,” or “I’m an...
Sep 17, 2020
The pandemic has caused immeasurable harm to the economy. Some businesses are operating at 50% capacity while others are closing – or are on the verge. Some employees are able to work from home while many have been laid off.
And social injustice and racial inequity are at the forefront. These issues can no longer be...
Aug 16, 2020
In July 2020, results of an investigation reveal multiple current and former employees of The Ellen Degeneres Show reporting racism, bullying, sexual harassment, and intimidation by executive producers and other senior staff.
Her show is deep in a crisis of culture.
Ellen herself was not the cause of the toxic...
Jul 5, 2020
How often do you receive praise or recognition at work? We’ve had bosses that expressed gratitude well and bosses that never did it.
To understand the impact of expressed gratitude, let’s look at three common types: praise, recognition, and validation.
By praise, I mean the communication of appreciation for...