Searching the web for interesting content to post to my Guided Insight Facebook page I ran across an article 12 Things A Real Gentleman Does Differently, I found the article too be interesting, and it made me think…. “Hmmm, do they even exist anymore?”. Can a society of self absorbed, gadget loving, constantly plugged in … Continue reading Is there such a thing as real gentlemen?
Spring Cleaning: A Leadership skill
Spring is a time for cleaning, you know, Spring Cleaning… - Yard work - All the closets in the house - The Garage - The Windows - The Walls Every surface and every corner gets a good deep cleaning, places you haven't looked at all winter and now you are obligated to, for Spring Cleaning … Continue reading Spring Cleaning: A Leadership skill
Leadership is all-to-often defined in terms that can often times sound controlling or manipulative. Back in 1982 or 83 I was given the opportunity to take the Dale Carnegie course in Effective Communications, part of the course content was his book, How to win friends and influence people, the title never sat well with me, … Continue reading Gen Leadership
Guest Blogger: Is Having an Ego Good or Bad? By Rolland D Hurley
Is Having an Ego Good or Bad? By Rolley D Hurley As I study the realm of thoughts, beliefs, feelings, and emotions in the psyche of humanity; I have become intrigued by the diverse description and explanation of the human Ego. Although it is found in every one of us, the usual reference has depicted … Continue reading Guest Blogger: Is Having an Ego Good or Bad? By Rolland D Hurley
An Equal and Fair America
Image via Wikipedia What is fair? What would you consider fair? That is the big question, and it seems Obama is going to use that as his campaign theme. No longer is Hope and Change the charge, but now Fairness. But really, what is fair? fair /fɛər/ [fair] adjective, fair·er, fair·est, adverb, fair·er, fair·est, noun, … Continue reading An Equal and Fair America
Could Boys Town work today? And other thoughts on Charity and Social Justice.
Cover of Boys Town "What’s “just” has been debated for centuries, but let me offer you my definition of social justice: I keep what I earn and you keep what you earn. Do you disagree? Well then, tell me how much of what I earn “belongs” to you -- and why?" -- Walter Williams Williams … Continue reading Could Boys Town work today? And other thoughts on Charity and Social Justice.
To tell the truth… Can we expect that of our politicians?
Image by Anu Ranasinghe via Flickr President Obama's much-told story about his mother's fight to get cancer coverage was untrue, according to a recently published book. And the White House isn't disputing the author's account. The New York Times reports that Janny Scott, in her biography, “A Singular Woman: The Untold Story of Barack Obama’s … Continue reading To tell the truth… Can we expect that of our politicians?
Air Conditioning, Cable TV, and an Xbox: What is Poverty in the United States Today?
Published on July 18, 2011 by Robert Rector and Rachel Sheffield Backgrounder #2575 Abstract: For decades, the U.S. Census Bureau has reported that over 30 million Americans were living in “poverty,” but the bureau’s definition of poverty differs widely from that held by most Americans. In fact, other government surveys show that most of … Continue reading Air Conditioning, Cable TV, and an Xbox: What is Poverty in the United States Today?