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The History of the Future . . .

Just last week two independent research groups on climate change both came to the exact same conclusion. The Antarctic Ice shield is melting and the rate of melt has accelerated to a point of no return.  We have definitely reached … Continue reading

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Hypocrisy is not Leadership

Hypocrisy is the state of falsely claiming to possess virtuous characteristics that one lacks.  Hypocrisy involves the deception of others and is thus a kind of lie. We are all a little bit hypocritical, but most of us don’t go around … Continue reading

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The 3rd Deadly Sin of Poor Leadership . . .

In a previous posting I began a series on the sins of poor leadership. The first article,  3 Deadly Sins of Poor Leadership focused on not moving fast enough to replace poor performers, either for performance or behavioural reasons.  The 2nd Deadly … Continue reading

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It’s time for The American Fixit Party

It’s time someone formed The American Fixit Party and set down the decisions required to put this country on the right track. Instead of worrying about Palestinian statehood, gay marriage or spending $100M on capturing an asteroid, let’s fix the … Continue reading

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The Hypocrisy of War and Politics . . .

(Health warning:  this is not one of my normal upbeat posts.  This post is born of sadness and frustration.  But when I started this blog a year plus ago I made a deal to express my feelings as honestly as … Continue reading

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