Category Archives: Business Communication

To Start A New Tradition Try “Goofy Pageantry”

I was recently invited as a guest to A Robert Burns Supper with the St. Andrew’s Society of Philadelphia.  One of my best friends from my childhood is a long-time member of The St. Andrew’s Society along with his father … Continue reading

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The Knights (and efficiency) of the Round Table

In the September 2011 issue of The Harvard Business Review, Charalambos Vlachoutsicous recounts a story in “How to Cultivate Engaged Employees” where a CEO for whom he consulted reported significant improvements in engagement and productivity by holding meetings at a … Continue reading

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Environmentally Charged “Paradigm Discrimination”

Just about every element of the human response network is subject to the nature vs. nurture debate. And in almost all cases the answer is that a balance of the two is at play. Sometimes one is dominant and sometimes … Continue reading

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The Value of the Devil’s Advocate

In his latest book, “That Used to Be Us” released yesterday, September 6, Thomas Friedman, author of “The World is Flat” and “Hot, Flat and Crowded“, speaks to the degradation in the way our two political parties approach one another in … Continue reading

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