Category Archives: leadership

Discipline – Further Explained

  Discipline is often viewed with negative connotations.  Such as poor performance due to lack of discipline, running a marathon demands self discipline, and the likes. Generally, it conjures up forced compliance – control, punishment, enforced behavior.  But what if … Continue reading

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Heart Space

  In our heart space, emotional truths reside. These truths are deep and beg for our exploring. But, we must first embrace this space. Like a physical space but limitless in its depth. Like a mental space but more fiery … Continue reading

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Victory Day!

  Today is Cinco de Mayo, Mexican’s Victory day celebrating its win over the larger and better equipped French forces at the Battle of Puebla, on May 5, 1862. Apropos the scenario is the war in Ukraine. The Russian invading … Continue reading

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Is Free Speech Really Free?

  Big news about Elon Musk buying the Twitter.  The world’s richest man and a powerful social medium platform, what could possibly go wrong? Mr. Musk wants free speech, including imploring his fieriest critic to stay with the Twitter. However, … Continue reading

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Beware Of Emotional Intelligence

  Our world has no shortage of pains and sufferings. In the past, present, and, I am certain, future as well.  So emotional intelligence would seem to be a plus skill. Not so fast. Professor Adam Grant of University of … Continue reading

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Be Kind

  In the short span we have on earth, consider be kind to yourself (foremost) and to others.  As Professor Omid Safi said, “you never know what battles other are fighting.” Life can be quite messy. So one never knows … Continue reading

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The Ukrainian Resistance

  Something surprising and yet inspiring about the Ukrainian resistance efforts that is holding off the Russian invasion from taking the Ukraine Capital City of Kyiv and elsewhere.  It is a lesson in people‘s will – if there is a … Continue reading

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International Arm Wrestling?

  Putin wants to neuter Ukraine so it will not be a security threat to Russia. This should make other nearby countries such as Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, etc. nervous. Putin’s logic makes as much sense as me de-arming my neighbors … Continue reading

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The Invasion Of Ukraine

  Well, Putin is doing it. What will the US and the rest of the world do? But more importantly what will President Volodymyr Zelensky and the Ukrainian people do? Throughout the last couple of weeks, President Zelensky has insisted … Continue reading

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Our Federalism In Action

  Many state and local governments are moving to lift the indoor mask mandates. The decision is based on the waning of the Omicron variant of the Coronavirus.  Oddly enough, this movement is happening in the eerie vacuum of  federal … Continue reading

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