- Prepare a Future Workbook
- Twenties BeatDown and Prepare a Future mentioned in another new book
- What are you doing with your life?
- Integrity – Staying true to who you are
- Twenties BeatDown mentioned in new book
- Thrown into adulthood
- Ethical dilemma–What would you do?
- A decade back, a decade forward
- Do you ever question your identity or purpose?
- 9. Does social media isolate us?
Category Archives: Society
Integrity – Staying true to who you are
A couple months ago, I wrote about Scott who was faced with an ethical dilemma when his boss told him, “Sometimes ethics and business don’t mix.” Scott was standing at a crossroads: to upsell needless, more expensive products which would … Continue reading
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Ethical dilemma–What would you do?
After college, Scott took a retail sales job in technology products. Despite his excellent customer service scores, after several months his managers pulled him aside for slouching sales. The managers asked him what could be done to help boost his … Continue reading
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A decade back, a decade forward
Some people have asked me how everything I’ve been working on over the last decade fits together and where it’s going. Here’s a response to that question as a summary of my work and some direction forward: Over the last … Continue reading
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Do you ever question your identity or purpose?
[Modified excerpt from Chapter One of the Twenties BeatDown™ Book] “I just want to do the right thing, but I don’t always know what that is.” Connor is a very insightful, intelligent 22-year-old, in and out of community college still … Continue reading
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9. Does social media isolate us?
When I first got on Facebook in 2005, after being “sucked in,” I began to foresee the possible negative effect of social media on humans. I wondered what the impact of ‘relational technology’ (social media, texting, chat, etc.) would have … Continue reading
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7. Political impression
What impression might a foreigner visiting from another planet gather from the American political process? A culture that prizes leaders who can exalt themselves and their accomplishments the best while simultaneously trying to make the other leader out to be the biggest liar. … Continue reading
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6. Shaping influences–human development
Picture two plants of the same species growing in two different environments. One seed is planted in a protected inland area with soft, rich soil and moderate water. Another grows on a rocky cliff near a sea with relentless winds. … Continue reading
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5. Economic reality?
Individual investors gain most of the benefits of diversification when they own between 20 and 60 stocks that are collectively owned by their employer. According to companies like SoFi, investors who hold a greater percentage of their portfolios in mutual … Continue reading
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4. Climbing the stairs — to what?
Pretend all you have ever known is how to climb stairs. From a young age you were trained to scramble up stairs really quickly with great agility; you are most familiar with interior staircases found in any skyscraper which you … Continue reading
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3. What’s the product of education?
When we become too focused on the product, we may miss the purpose. Hyper-focus on a product usually stems from a desire to produce results (sales, rankings, or scores). How many times in business or athletics have organizations become so transfixed … Continue reading
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