Category Archives: Psychology

The psychology of why we do what we do in our marketplace.

The Sociopath

All of us have that 1% of all people that we might work with, socialize with, or are otherwise socially challenged by. Perhaps they are socially inept– a sociopath, and perhaps it is you (or me). It is probably a … Continue reading

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The Oracle at Delphi

Alexander the Great and the Oracle at Delphi “Alexander the Great visited the Delphic Oracle wishing to hear a prophecy that he would soon conquer the entire ancient world. To his surprise the oracle refused a direct comment and asked … Continue reading

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The Stale Potato Chip Theory

We saw something tragic happen yesterday in Connecticut. It tears at our hearts and souls. It brings a dissonance to our minds as we remember similar events, and ask, “Why?” The parents will never have an adequate answer. Their lives … Continue reading

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Passive Aggression 2

A man and his wife were having some problems at home and were giving each other the silent treatment. Suddenly, the man realized that the next day, he would need his wife to wake him at 5:00 AM for an … Continue reading

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Passive Aggression

Can’t we all just get along? I was just reading: How to Stop Passive Aggressive Behavior in the Workplace, and came across a familiar phrase: “Can’t We All Get Along?” And an interesting pair of logos (see insets). It seems … Continue reading

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The Pony

Peter Robinson had been a speech writer for Ronald Reagan. Kathryn Jean Lopez interviewed him for the National Review Magazine, 12-23-2003. Lopez: What’s your most treasured life lesson inspired by RWR? Robinson: That one’s easy. The pony in the dung … Continue reading

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Who Is Really In Charge?

(from http://www.jimrohn.com/index.php?main_page=index) newsletter of: November 12, 2012 by Jim Rohn Finally, the elections are over. Some of you are certainly very happy and some are probably unhappy with the outcome and that is to be expected. Every four years we … Continue reading

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