Daily Archives: March 2, 2012

Top Ten Conflict Tips: Ways to Learn from Our Past Mistakes in Conflict (or Anything Else)

I like the George Orwell quote: ‘The secret of leadership is to combine the belief in one’s own infallibility, with a power to learn from past mistakes‘ and it prompted the idea for one of our Top Ten Conflict Tips; … Continue reading

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The Earth is Full: Paul Gilding

Great TED talk from Paul Gilding about our need to get real about the Earth’s constraints and overcome our fear-based denial:  http://www.ted.com/talks/paul_gilding_the_earth_is_full.html This is Paul and his website: http://paulgilding.com/

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Climb the staircase to self-transcendence: Jonathan Haidt at TED2012

The TED season of talks just opened with a great one from my friend Jon Haidt, summarized below. When I can find the video link I will post it here. Photo: James Duncan Davidason Author and UVA psychology professor Jonathan Haidt kicks … Continue reading

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5 Religious Concepts That Atheists Can Use from Alain de Botton (1969-)

I always enjoy Alain de Botton’s books and liked this article in today’s Huffington Post that might act as some bridge between religious believers and non-believers. See: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/alain-de-botton/5-religious-ideas-atheist_b_1310460.html?ref=daily-brief?utm_source=DailyBrief&utm_campaign=030212&utm_medium=email&utm_content=BlogEntry&utm_term=Daily%20Brief Probably the most boring question you can ask about religion is whether or … Continue reading

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