There are plenty of reasons to steer clear of controversial topics in the workplace but there are occasions when it may be useful to consider a different approach.
Last week, in a post about preliminary census results, I couldn’t resist a plug for the democracy envisioned by the founders of the United States. May I say that neither history nor government was my strong suit in school? Yet the more I learn, the more struck I am by the foresight of this country’s… Read more »
Lisa Nesselson said: “If you used to have money, currently have money or hope to have money some day, drop what you’re doing – including working to make money – and see Charles Ferguson’s astonishingly pertinent documentary, Inside Job.” That movie brings up elephants in the room of every organization today. Speaking truth helps you… Read more »
A term I hadn’t seen much popped up in an email last week: false equivalency. The term was used in an account of an assault on an activist associated with the group, MoveOn.org, by a supporter of Rand Paul’s Senate campaign. You’ve probably seen it. Paul’s campaign put out a statement condemning violence “on both… Read more »