We have a choice every day. We can hate people into a bad place or love them into a good place.
The grinchy academicians in this case mummified Halloween, replacing it with something called “black and orange spirit day” whatever that is. I could be wrong, but I am betting two pumpkins that the committee spent hours deciding whether to call it "black and orange spirit day" or "orange and black spirit day" because those two titles have vastly different meanings and people who meet to discuss such things often get hung up on such things (instead of doing what they're hired to do).
I completely agree that experience is a powerful motivator and interpreter of right and wrong. To say that we cannot arrive at objectivity on what is right and what is wrong, however, is the kind of stupidity that unravels societies.
...even if your argument is right, the sale is lost. On the other hand, our brains do not mind persuasion. Persuasion is calm. It's nice. It makes sense. It's the right thing to do.
Avoid anything that makes it harder for your customers to buy from you.
I don’t know about you, but I cannot think of a time when I went off because I felt incompetent. But so says the study, and here’s what to do.
...while technology often disrupts traditional employment, it tends to increase jobs in new directions.
The the foundation metaphor metaphor breaks down.Organizational culture is not the foundation. While I agree that organizations have foundations, they tend to shift off the foundation fairly quickly or they die.
The cashier took the card just a bit too snappily and quipped, “It’s 2017. This is a chip reader.” You or I could say that nicely, help the person out, and enjoy their patronage for many years. This cashier had a different idea...
They'll believe in the culture if the leaders do the right thing. If they're harassers and money grubbers, no, their people won't believe or follow.
A financial brokerage in Boston learned from a Wall Street Journal article that their advisors’ website claims of being free from conflicts of interest were blown up by...
Your company’s lack of manners kill your brand. Or, so I hear from my job-hunting clients and read in the news.
The Wall Street Journal reports...
My point of view on racism is well documented. Racism is a demonic pox on this world that my research shows only love can cure. If you’re a racist, you’re fighting the Creator. You will lose.
Most of us cheer when someone who is not us gets hammered for lousy ethical practices. Last year’s big scandal ...
Blockchain promises to end fraudulent transactions by instantaneous and redundant recording of every step from first producer to end user. Because blockchain happens in the cloud, hackers may...
I’m the reason
We answer that headline question with a hard no. And we get into trouble with many of our executive clients.