Of Minds and Media
It’s not news that the news media is in crisis. In search of higher ratings and broader circulation, media outlets have over time abandoned the primary role of news: to provide people with the information they need to make the best possible decisions about their lives, communities, societies and governments.[i] The 2016 election cycle seemed to… Read more »
Pay Attention to Poisonous Politics Talk at Work
One of the biggest barriers to productivity in the workplace today is the intrusion of the poisonous politics of our times. People have lost all decorum. Share
Critical Conversations for White People
The kindest, most generous take on the brouhaha surrounding Rachel Dolezal — the former head of the Spokane NAACP chapter who resigned after allegedly lying about her race — came from filmmaker Lacey Schwartz. She said it spoke to how much we want to talk about race and racial identity in this country. The thing… Read more »
IS INCIVILITY MAKING YOUR WORKPLACE TOXIC?
The flip side of the “jobless recovery” is increased stress for those who still have jobs. Workers are being asked to do more with fewer resources than ever before. There is a disconnect between what employees need and what employers think they need. Incivility is epidemic. Share