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Bad News about Social Media

In today’s paper I read an article outlining how social media is normalizing bad behavior. When we (and especially young people) see our leaders and famous entertainers being rewarded for posting rude and hurtful comments it gives us permission to do the same. 224 more words

Work With Purpose

Good Morning July 11

There is an article in a recent TIME magazine about the way anger and hatred have taken over much of the discourse in America, and even spilling over into the violent acts we’ve all too frequently seen. 185 more words

Good Morning

Becoming Culturally-Fluent Before Your Business Trip

For many of us, there comes the point where you need to travel internationally to conduct business. Whether your travels will be for research, sales meetings, conferences, or to check in on partners and suppliers – you should jump to take advantage of the opportunity. 399 more words

English

Don't Tweet That!

The one thing that I would like to remind you of today is: “Think trajectory.”

What I mean by this is: Stay focused on the direction you’re are heading not the headlines. 285 more words

The ONE THING For Today

Be Decent Today

As a child, I was pretty heavy. I remember tipping the scale at 100 lbs in 4th grade. It led to being made fun of and some name-calling. 233 more words

Technology

civil architectural criticism

I love architecture, I love to talk about architecture and I love to dialogue with others about architecture. Yet, nothing gets me more irritated than people who throw out useless or foolish statements that do not contribute to a conversation or worse are based solely upon their narrow preference. 1,082 more words

Discourse

CNN Is Trying To Spread Civility Via Blackmail

Often, I try not to write articles on the same topic for two days in a row…but today, I’ll make an exception by adding my two cents to the… 894 more words

US Politics