By Seth Godin
Published Jan. 13, 2010 - “Years ago, when you were about four years old, the system set out to persuade you of something that isn’t true.
Not just persuade, but drill, practice, reinforce, and yes, brainwash.
The mission: to teach you that you’re average. That compliant work is the best way to a reliable living. That creating average stuff for average people
By Michael Watkins and Doug Soo Hoo
Published Jan. 13, 2010 - “Given the magnitude of the overall organizational impact, it is surprising how few companies invest in helping their precious leadership assets to succeed during transitions—the most critical junctures in their careers. A few companies (GE, for example) explicitly train their managers how to ta
By Olivia Sprinkel
Published Jan. 13, 2010 - “I believe that the most significant choice that we can make in today’s society is to be a Consumer or to be a Creativist.
This default way of being is now so entrenched that 'consumer' is the default label for people. And in terms of public services, which are provided by the taxes that we pay, we are just service user
By Frances Cole Jones
Published Jan. 13, 2010 -
The knowledge that you’ve done the research, considered the risks, paid attention to every detail.
By Andrew Gabriel
Published Jan. 13, 2010 - "So many of our parents and grandparents have, and unfortunately some still do, sacrifice their innocence as human beings in struggles to defend our very morals and ideals. I believe that it is safe to say that most of us, at some point in our lives, have heard a tale of a soldier fighting for his or her life in a foreign country against an unfam