Human Decency

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A friend recently used the phrase “human decency”. As with many phrases, it’s used in passing without really thinking of what it means. So, I did some research.

Fast Forward

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I’m a fan of Alan Weiss. His newsletters are thought-provoking and insightful. In a recent edition of the Million Dollar Consulting Mindset, he predicts a coming business boom. He reasons: 

What You See is Not Always True

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Harvey Mackey tells the story of a friend who was flying from San Francisco to Los Angeles. There was a 45-minute delay in taking off and then the plane had to make an unexpected landing in Sacramento. The flight attendants announced people could get off the aircraft if they would return in 30 minutes.

How to Become Antifragile

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People are reacting in different ways to current events: the pandemic, civil unrest, election jitters, stock market swings, etc. Some are celebrating, some are screaming in despair, others are crouched in fear waiting for the next catastrophe. There’s hardly anyone who hasn’t been negatively affected by one or more of these events.

The Lies We Tell Ourselves

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Every organization needs radical honesty. The leaders who run them juggle innumerable demands, take massive action and push their limits every day. Being responsible for keeping a business solvent, people employed AND healthy is more challenging than ever. We often think it means we need to put on a show of strength, keeping our own struggles and insecurities to ourselves. But

Succeeding in Spite of COVID-19

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Companies all over the world are being challenged to find new ways to serve their customers and communities while trying to keep their employees safe. Heroic efforts by many organizations attempting to do business during this have resulted in employees who are suffering from fatigue and burnout.