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Today was just one of those ‘bad’ days, when nothing goes according to plan and you’re so vexed with everything, that you just want to run away. 87 more words


Seek Inspiration!

People inspire and sometimes, disappoint. I’ve been especially touched by these examples*:

  • A seasoned foundation executive who eschews misuse of power, develops new talent and prefers evidence to gossip.
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As much as our culture reports to value truth and candor interacting with people with autism can make us realize how truly deceptive and dishonest the social world requires us to be.

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My love for English came with studying two of Shakespeare’s play ‘As you like it’ and ‘Macbeth’. You could say that my school believed in teaching us high level English by bringing Shakespeare sonnets, Edgar Allen Poe’s Odes and John Keats Ballads into our text books. 43 more words


Slight Sombre

As I lay in bed exhausted, I kept pondering over the events that took place during the course of the past couple of days and all I can think about is the amount of work lined up over the next few days. 218 more words


Curtailing conflict can kill creativity

I know lots of people in corporations holding responsibility who just want to be liked… who would much prefer to be known as a nice manager who ‘gets along with everyone’, is a ‘real team player’, and is just ‘great to work with’. 439 more words


Reinforcing Candor: The Key to Building Trust

Whenever I hired a new manager in my organization, the very first conversation I had with that individual was about “reinforcing candor.”

Over a period of 30 years I’ve discovered that reinforcing candor is the single most powerful way to create trust within an organization. 713 more words

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