Being Prepared

Posted on 11. Jan, 2012 by in Growth, Leadership

I’d been having a long-term conversation with a friend, largely about his ongoing state of anxiety.  He came to realize that he was concerned about not being prepared to deal with things–not when they arose, but before they arose.  He’d spend hours, perseverating about things as they are, and projecting an infinitude of possible futures.  […]

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A Thought for Today

Posted on 02. Dec, 2011 by in Growth, Innovation, Leadership, Productivity

A failure is not always a mistake, it may simply be the best one can do under the circumstances. The real mistake is to stop trying. –B.F. Skinner, American psychologist, inventor, and author Questions: None. Just consider its applications in your own activities.

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Perceived Powerlessness

Posted on 27. Aug, 2011 by in Growth, Innovation, Leadership, Productivity

As I write this, the Eastern Seaboard of the U.S. is feeling more than a bit of what Earth’s dynamic systems can evince: Hurricane Irene—while weakening from its higher-powered status—is causing major disruptions to various ecological systems and those wrought by humanity, as well.  Whole areas of Maryland, New Jersey, and Delaware are being evacuated, […]

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