Supression of Chinese Dissidents and Activists

The suppression of the blind Chinese activist is just one of a hundred thousand incidents per year.  China is a repressive country trying to mask itself as a modern society.  No centrally planned, code word for socialism, economy has ever prospered for an extended...

Dream Big

Shoot for the Moon Why not dream? Why not have outrageous goals? Why do we limit ourselves?  There is nothing to be afraid of. If you set your sights on a lofty goal and really commit to it, you guarantee yourself a measure of success.  It’s as simple as that!...

Confidence

The Trust Connection I am convinced confidence is the key to a fuller life.  I would like to look at the connection between trust and confidence. The definition of confidence is often boiled down to a strong belief in yourself and your abilities. However, this...

Fear

Fear is a part of our existence.  Our DNA is hard wired and our physical responses to real danger are instinctive.   But fear is not danger but a mental perception of a possible danger.  This is a key distinction that almost everyone misses. Fear lives in the unknown....

Slackers – How to Handle Them

We know them, they are in the office,  are in our department, they are everywhere. They are the slackers. They do little, hide a lot and get by while aggravating the hell out of us. Slackers take credit for work done by others, pretending to have contributed. Slackers...

Social Science Experiment Is Over

Somewhere along the way we lost ourselves. We no longer demanded that you act responsibly, work and civilly participate in society. No One to Blame but Ourselves We looked the other way, selfishly enjoying ourselves, while ignoring our responsibilities to parent and...