Can Science Be Trusted?

A Question of Validity & Credibility That’s a provocative question, isn’t it? But the truth is, a lot of people today are questioning the validity of science; or at least, the credibility of many scientific reports and studies that are released. Wh…

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Trump’s Tariffs: Robbing Peter to Pay Paul

Unintended Consequences of Well-Intended Actions Donald Trump’s steep tariffs on steel and aluminum from three of America’s biggest trading partners — Canada, Mexico and the European Union – are a perfect example of what it means to lose sight of…

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Does the United States Need an AI Bill?

The GI Bill for the 21st Century By Alex Pursglove and Krishna Pendyala   When over 15 million American soldiers returned home following World War II, they faced challenges like PTSD, homelessness and unemployment.  In response, the US government …

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Don’t Kill the Goose

“To kill the Goose that Laid Golden Eggs” is a famous idiom from Aesop’s fables, numbered 87 and has been an inspiration for me over the years. Lately, it has gained even more of my mindshare as I reflected on it from a couple of perspectives — the farmer and the goose, as it relates to […]

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Can your car run on gas alone?

Imagine that I bought you a brand new car, filled it with a full tank of gas [petrol in the UK, as I am writing this from a wonderful retreat center near Canterbury owned by my friend Louise, founder of Mindfulness at Work] and handed you the keys.  While you may have driven a car […]

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To Worry or Not to Worry?

Do we have a choice?  I sure think we do.  It became a lot easier for me when I began to define worry as—guaranteed misery today for something that may or may not happen in the future. In fact, I have heard statements like 90% of the things you worry about never actually happen and […]

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Out of the Holly Daze into the New Year!

Hope you are enjoying the Holidays and getting ready for the New Year. While some may say “What’s in a year, it’s the same old thing all over again?”  That’s one perspective.  This is the time of the year to be ever present to many things–gratitude for the good things we have enjoyed and all […]

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Big Decisions or Small Choices?

You do realize that I have a bias on this topic, as you may notice based on the graphic that I chose to go with this post.  Those of you who have read my previous posts about big choices vs. small choices may not see anything new here, but I am trying my very best […]

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