Do the Four Freedoms Still Matter?

On January 6, 1941, President Roosevelt outlined why our nation had an obligation to oppose exploitation and oppression around the world. He articulated the values of our democracy and called them The Four Freedoms. * Freedom of speech and assembly * Freedom of...

Every day someone wins the lottery

Just because a person has a good result, does not mean that they made a smart decision. Last week I did something that had never done in my previous business career. I walked out of a client meeting because the pain of folly was too severe. Our team worked hard and...

11 Mistakes even Millionaires Make

When I was in college, I competed at chess tournaments. I quickly realized that more games were lost by blunders than won by brilliancies. Now my day job involves helping remarkably successful people prevail outside their specialty. This post has the gleanings of...

A Case of Two Worldviews

This post summarizes two major perspectives. Few people are at either extreme. Most of us are somewhere in the middle. You know people with both worldviews. The Interdependent Worldview One worldview suggests we are interdependent. Both at the beginning and toward the...

A politically incorrect and ironic truth

Unintended consequences bite many of us in the behind. Forgive me. I’m going to risk a political observation. This isn’t about right or wrong, better or worse. It’s an observation. Most coastal states and many of the major cities in those coastal states have...
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