A Capital Idea The causes of poverty have long vexed scholar and practitioner alike. Read More
Youtopia is Nowheresville “Beware of sentimental alliances where the consciousness of good deeds is the only compensation for noble sacrifices.” Read More
Customize the Contradictions “Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of the organized life.” Read More
Hedge First, Optimize Later   “Truth will sooner come out of error than from confusion.” Read More
Master the Art of SODOTO “It’s what you learn after you know it all that counts.”  Read More
Innovation You: Creating Growth My new manifesto for ChangeThis.com has been published: “There are four fundamental forces that pursue competing values and pull us and all the constituents in our situations in different directions: Collaborate, Create, Compete and Control. Read More
In the Pink of Health The Green Bay Packers played their rivals the Minnesota Vikings in what National Football League fans call the “black and blue” division because of the hard hitting play. Read More
Necessity and Innovation: How to Utilize the Blessings of Dark Time Why is necessity the mother of invention? Read More
Practice Prismatic Thinking “Four seasons fill the measure of the year; There are four seasons in the mind of man.” Read More
I’m Mad as Hell and I’m Not Going to Take It Anymore “I’m mad as hell and I’m not going to take it anymore” declared the longtime news anchor Howard Beale in the 1975 film classic Network. Read More
Pay Attention to What Gives and Takes Energy “It’s a death trap, it’s a suicide rap We gotta get out while we’re young `Cause tramps like us, baby we were born to run” (Bruce Springsteen) We are mesmerized by the ball and puck as it moves from one end to the other on the field of play. Read More
The Structure and Dynamics of Growth – Part 2 Wholonics How we come to know a thing is a curious amalgam of experience, perception, interpretation and its assimilation with what we believe we already understand.  Read More