On Disagreement

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Reading Time: 6 minutesA few thoughts and observations about Disagreement — what it is, what it’s not, and why it matters. The pdf version of what follows is available here. Feel free to download it and use it however you wish. NOTES 1 – The banalities and absurdities of being a modern corporate employee were hilariously brought to life on TV with The Office …

This Is What a Leadership Failure Looks Like

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Reading Time: 17 minutesReader note: This isn’t political. At least, not in the mode of the Red vs Blue tribalism that seems to infect almost everything anymore. But, if politics is the lens through which you view most things in the news and culture, then this will certainly feel political. If that is the case, please keep in mind that is not the intent …

Leading the Dubs’ Steps

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Reading Time: 2 minutesConfession: I’m not really a fan of basketball, and even less so a fan of the NBA. I am, however, a fan of Leaders in any arena, and this week’s issue of Sports Illustrated had an NBA story that managed to grab my attention because of the powerful message about leadership it carried. As the NBA season concludes with a Finals …

Life in WYSIWYG

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Reading Time: 3 minutes(Whizz-EEE-Wig): What You See Is What You Get It’s an acronym for a computing concept that is no longer very remarkable. “Back in the day,” a simple task like typing a document on a word processor required a level of technical knowledge beyond that of simply writing and typing. The formatting of document attributes such as margins, line-spacing, and font characteristics …