- Daniel Adams on Protected: Being Ok
- Daniel Adams on One’s Origins: Dedication and Introduction
- John Pangiochi on One’s Origins: Dedication and Introduction
- Dawn on Atonement By The Sea
- John Pangiochi on King of the Road
Category Archives: Behavioral Influence
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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Sometimes They Want To Hear How The Sausage Is Made
I recently had dinner with a friend of mine who opened my eyes so wide to something I never contemplated before that I shall forever be in her debt. We were discussing the current state of my professional existence. Since … Continue reading
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Who Blinked First?
It is well woven in the fabric of our thinking in this country that loyalty between employer and employee has completely eroded. The question this post seeks to explore is, “Who blinked first?” In The World’s Newest Profession, Christopher McKenna … Continue reading
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Invention: The Mother of Necessity
There is a well-known saying by the Greek philosopher Plato (427 BC – 347 BC) that tells us that Necessity is the Mother of Invention. Plato, I assure you, never owned a Blackberry or an iPhone. Today, technology is being … 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
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 Villainous Drive-Through
The drive-through was first pioneered in the United States in the 1930s according to Wikipedia. Though the first deployment of the drive-through was at banks, they eventually became a staple of the layout for fast food restaurants. We all have … Continue reading
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