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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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Military Intelligence

I recall a conversation at DISA, several years ago, when they were in Arlington, VA. They are the IT department for active duty military and the White House. It was specifically brought to my attention there that DoD is the … Continue reading

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Israel and Iran: A love story?

From: http://www.ted.com/talks/israel_and_iran_a_love_story.html and: http://www.ted.com/speakers/ronny_edry.html– ‘When war between Israel and Iran seemed imminent, Israeli graphic designer Ronny Edry shared a poster on Facebook of himself and his daughter with a bold message: “Iranians … we [heart] you.” Other Israelis quickly created … 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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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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Re-reading Sun Tzu

Many of us in the business world are familiar with Sun Tzu’s The Art of War. As a result, many of us have used deception for the sake of business gain, and have had mixed results. Sometimes, we burn bridges, … Continue reading

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