Gems of Wisdom?
Pithy personal observations about life's issues such as
uncertainty, playfulness, boredom, term
limits, democracy, extremism, and nature.
Fundamentalists, frozen by their feckless lives and frightened by an imperfect world, wrap their
minds in moldy blankets of absolutes, retreat into warm memories of venerated pasts, and snuggle up to demagogues peddling lifeless legends of
Life Cycles of Executive Teams
Is your goal to maintain a highly cohesive and highly effective management team? Your
wasting your time! Find out why. Work with nature. Don't put senile teams on life-support.
A Framework for Managing
Corporate resources come in three categories: People, Methods, and Materials. How you
prioritize them and their characteristics of Quality, Timeliness, and Cost determines how
effectively you manage and how long your business succeeds.
Failure is not an option; it's a necessity!
The biology of the human brain normally makes personal failure a precondition to
personal growth. Likewise, a national disaster is usually a precondition for fundamental
cultural and political change.
The Computer as God?
A hi-tech replay of the Protestant Reformation in which Steve Jobs is Martin Luther and
IBM is the Roman Catholic Church.
Grover's Pledge of Mass Destruction
Grover Norquist intends to push the Federal government off a fiscal cliff. Through his
Pledge to Taxpayers, he controls a voting majority of 238 House Republicans and a
blocking minority of 39 Senators who have signed this written oath to lower taxes and
starve government. This paper explains what he's doing, and what you can do to make a
The outcome is still a cliff-hanger!
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Expand your perspective, strengthen your resolve, stimulate
your sense of humor, and reduce unsightly hindsight.
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