Men should go to Mars, women should lead Earth

By | 2016-12-14T08:13:37+00:00 December 6th, 2016|Categories: business, community, politics, social|Tags: , , , , , , |

It's time for leadership to move to a higher purpose Seven things you might not know One in four Americans think there is a greater likelihood that humans will colonize Mars rather than achieve gender parity in the C-suite of Fortune 500 companies.[3] Only 21 of the Fortune 500 companies have women at the helm.[3] Men are 85% Read more...

Leadership and the power of emulation …

By | 2016-12-10T00:40:48+00:00 November 25th, 2016|Categories: business, community, communitywatch, politics, social, trumpwatch, trumpwatchhome|Tags: , , , , , , |

 Could Trump's brand of leadership become a problem across  generations of leaders?   Four things you might not know, and one you do We all know Trump is "yuugh" on branding and basks in his monarchy-impersonation of leadership. What we don't know is how four years of it will impact leadership practices everywhere. Research over the last half-century confirms that Read more...

Empires decay from within, from the grassroots …

By | 2016-12-10T00:40:49+00:00 November 2nd, 2016|Categories: business, communitywatch, politics, social, trumpwatch, trumpwatchhome|Tags: , , , , , |

and small towns are a window onto the state of the nation   Three things you might not know By 2050, 70 percent of the world’s population will be urban. Urbanites are hyper-susceptible to stress and living in cities they can experience anxiety and mood disorders at much higher rates than non-city dwellers. Walmart destroyed 269 small towns when they Read more...

Are Stumpf and Trump biologically connected?

By | 2016-12-10T00:40:50+00:00 October 13th, 2016|Categories: business, politics, social, trumpwatch, trumpwatchhome|Tags: , , , , , , |

Egregious behavior by hollow, narcissistic leaders like Stumpf and Trump is, unfortunately, in the DNA of homo sapiens Four things you might not know The root cause of the behavior of bankers and corporate leaders is directly linked to the scientific findings by Charles Darwin in The Descent of Man and reinforced today by Edward O. Wilson in The Social Conquest Read more...

Is the gender gap an evolutionary problem?

By | 2017-02-14T18:54:28+00:00 September 12th, 2016|Categories: business, politics, social|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Three things you might not know: Women are still a staggering 118 years away from closing the gender gap. Women hold only 20% of executive positions When women are outnumbered in a group they speak for almost a third less time than men. Synopsis  According to the World Economic Forum's 2015 Global Gender Gap report, women are still a Read more...

The perspective of the Pale Blue Dot

By | 2016-12-10T00:40:53+00:00 September 2nd, 2016|Categories: business, politics, social|Tags: , , , , , , |

Four things you might not know: In 1994, Carl Sagan asked NASA to have Voyager I take a photo of planet earth from 3.7 billion miles away. He called it "The Pale Blue Dot." Voyager I was launched from Earth in 1978 and traveling at one million miles a day for 35 years it finally left our solar system in Read more...

Canadian Debate: Be it resolved, Donald Trump can make America great again

By | 2016-12-10T00:40:54+00:00 August 9th, 2016|Categories: business, politics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Canadians mark the calendar, pay attention, this matters (2 minute read) Just a month before the US election and three days after the first Clinton-Trump debate at Hofstra University, in Hempstead, NY, Canada will have its own debate about Donald Trump and whether he is good, not so good or bad for "We the North" (not the Raptors, all of Read more...

A must read book for anyone with life insurance

By | 2016-12-10T00:40:55+00:00 June 30th, 2014|Categories: business, social|Tags: , , , , |

Interview and excerpt at hereliesyourmoney.com. Book is available at: Chapters/Indigo.ca and Amazon.ca and Amazon.com Leading financial expert Leonard Goodman says, “Life insurance can be worth more to you alive than you think.” In this perspicacious book, Goodman rips the veneer off of an egregious economic and moral injustice for millions of Canadians and encourages Canadians and politicians to Read more...

In search of leadership

By | 2016-12-10T00:40:56+00:00 April 10th, 2014|Categories: business, politics, social|Tags: , , , |

Two things you might not know: Lee Iacocca's leadership at Ford (1968-1978): To fix the Ford Pinto's exploding gas tank problem Ford did a cost-benefit analysis: "To fix would cost an additional $11 per vehicle, and Ford weighed that against projected injury claims for severe burns, repair-costs claim rate and mortality. The total would have been approximately $113 million (including the Read more...

Men on top? Women on top? What’s up with work, marriage, love and sex?

By | 2016-12-10T00:41:00+00:00 March 14th, 2013|Categories: business, social|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Keeping it up at both ends is not easy when you both work and it's damn near impossible when there are kids.  Who wrote the book of love? Well there's a bunch of them Everybody, including the neighbor, has an opinion on how to find a balance between office and home, career and family, money and kids, love Read more...

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