Have we ever been in a more divided and polarized time? Getting the facts when all the news has to be filtered for implicit bias or intentional spin makes understanding the world around us more difficult than ever before. I hear reasonable people, smart people who I have a great deal of respect for, arguing […]
Bravery vs Courage
A Tarnished Badge
Courage: The Backbone of Leadership
Following the Rules Is Never Enough
Following rules alone not only fails to inspire trust it leads to a culture of “compliance with the letter of the law” and finding “loopholes” to achieve the lowest level of compliance necessary to stay out of trouble. Rules, standards or laws will never set the bar high enough to draw out the excellence that can only come from character and integrity.
Harmless Fun or Abuse of Power?
Bigotry, Political Correctness, Intolerance and Lynch Mobs
The comments made by Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson in a recent GQ article, followed by a tweet by media executive Justine Sacco have thrust the issues of bigotry, intolerance, political correctness and virtual internet lynch mobs to the forefront of public discussion. Amidst all of the passionate opinion on these issue I have found […]