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Instant Inconsistencies

“Damn the torpedoes inconsistencies, full speed ahead!” – Just about Everybody. Formula 1 has its Silly Season (rumors about which driver is moving to which team), but traditionally that happens only near the end of each year’s races.  It appears … Continue reading

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Gap Theory

“Never underestimate the power of human stupidity.” – Robert Heinlein Behaviors and Consequences No, this is not what you might think it is about. This is about something much less hypothetical and much more practical. And very real, in an … Continue reading

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Culture 5 – America, A Positive Sum (+∑) Culture, Mostly

This seems to be becoming routine: I get an idea; I ponder it, read and “research” it; write it; and then get hit with a multitude of higher priority items* that intrude between me and the “Publish” button. (*An organization’s … Continue reading

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Thought Provoking but Obscure Articles from 2014 – 1 Singularly Unique

So little time, so many books, so many articles, so many blogs… Last year I made a resolution to compose this year’s Thought Provoking but Obscure Articles post much earlier. Thus, I begin on December 31st, making the gross presumption … Continue reading

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Keeping Up Appearances

“Critical thinking is thinking about your thinking while you’re thinking in order to make your thinking better.” ― Richard W. Paul It has come to my attention, in a drib here and a drab there, that my take on the … Continue reading

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Thoughts On Performance Reviews (& Behavior Feedback)

“Don’t mistake activity with achievement.” ― John Wooden This is a great nugget from a great leader, manager, and coach, primarily because it hits home at all levels of human activity. Not just leadership, but any human behavior or endeavor. … Continue reading

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Further Thoughts On Decision Making

“When you come to a fork in the road, take it” ― Yogi Berra We are always confronted with decisions, or forks in the road. I last wrote about Decision Making here from a process point of view, but have always … Continue reading

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