How to Change the World by Scaring It

Coercion Isn't Leadership

the scream child

These days, there is a formula for trying to affect change in the world. Scare people. Scare people. I mean, really scare them. Do whatever you can to make people uncomfortable with who they are, where they are, and what they are. If that doesn’t work, label them. Anxiety is powerful emotion, and one that […]

Friday Stream of Consciousness – 136

Featuring: Jenner, Buffett, and Junipero Serra

stream of consciousness

Here’s what I’m thinking about this morning: Most people think of finance when they think of Warren Buffett. Rightfully so. He is the greatest investor in the history of the world. Here’s an interesting fact and a couple of quotes worth thinking about from Getting There: a Book of Mentors. Buffett was turned down to […]

Friday Stream of Consciousness – 135

Featuring a Fainting Couch, FIFA, and Fondue

stream of consciousness

Here’s what’s on my mind this morning: Some of us really need to get over being offended about everything, every day, every hour. I think society might be better off if we strived not only to avoid offending one another…but we strived not to be offendable. Who knows—we might get somewhere and be a much […]