Disqualified! Below the belt…

When having a disagreement or debate, the moment you go from challenging the person's ideas to insulting the person herself, you reveal your ignorance, your lack of intelligence, and your arrogant refusal to acknowledge the possibility that, in spite of all of the reasons you believe that you're right, you could be dead wrong. Being … Continue reading Disqualified! Below the belt…

Judgment…the Invisible Destroyer of Personal, Professional, and Planetary Progress

At this moment, as I am thinking about all of the challenges to progress that the world faces as a whole, as well as the challenges to progress that we all face individually, what gets in the way of things turning around quickly all comes down to one source. Progressive steps are not made, from … Continue reading Judgment…the Invisible Destroyer of Personal, Professional, and Planetary Progress

Public Embarrassment, Public Apology

If you wrongly accuse someone of something or unjustly embarrass them in any way in front of an audience, you need to apologize to that person in front of the same audience. A private apology does not resolve the negativity of a public humiliation. Only a public apology will do. It's only right that you … Continue reading Public Embarrassment, Public Apology

Perspective…

Altering another person's perspective is very difficult when it is attached to their deeply held values or beliefs. While most intelligent people are aware of this reality, very few of them understand WHY it's so difficult.  It's generally viewed as a fact as elementary as the sky being blue. Yet, continuing with this analogy, most … Continue reading Perspective…