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Breathing: Thinking Solvable (“either/or”) AND Thinking Unsolvable (“both/and”)

By | 2018-01-01T14:47:58+00:00 August 5th, 2015|Categories: #Breathe!|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Critical Competency for the 21st Century Leaders: Solving What’s Solvable and Leveraging What’s Not When a leader, team, or organizational system is facing a change, conflict, chronic issue, or cross-cultural challenge, one a question that has potential to create outsized results is: “Is this challenge solvable sustainably by choosing either one or the other in [...]

Breathing: My Reality AND My Attitude

By | 2018-01-01T14:47:58+00:00 July 25th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

On social media, I came across a poem that was anonymously placed in a London bar and made a few tweaks to it for Polarity purposes. I hope you find it interesting/fun. ;) For Reality, read from top to the bottom... Today was the absolute worst day ever And don’t try to convince me that There’s something good [...]

Breathing: Polarity Thinking AND Problem-solving | Continuity AND Transformation | Collective Justice AND Individual Justice | Freedom AND Equality | Self AND Other

By | 2018-01-01T14:47:58+00:00 July 4th, 2015|Categories: Continuity and Transformation, Freedom AND Equality, Individual Justice and Collective Justice, Polarity Thinking and Problem-solving Thinking, Self and Other|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Independence Day Reflections on a Few of My Heroes “Polarity Thinking is a supplement to either/or problem-solving thinking – not a replacement.” Barry Johnson, PhD Our individual and collective effort to achieve independence was not expected to succeed. Against the odds the grand experiment of American independence and its representative self-government has succeeded. Bucking the idea of [...]

Breathing: Part and Whole — Supreme Court Decision on Marriage Equality

By | 2018-01-01T14:47:59+00:00 June 27th, 2015|Categories: #Breathe!, Part and Whole|Tags: , , , , |

The Supreme Court's gay marriage decision contributed to improving the degree of leverage between Part and Whole on our nation's path to a more perfect union. I celebrate it here by pulling a few choice pieces from Justice Kennedy into a Part and Whole Polarity Map.   Upside benefits of Part—Freedom, Uniqueness, and Initiative “The Constitution [...]

Breathing: Individualism and Communitarianism | Science AND Religion — Pope Francis and the Encyclical

By | 2018-01-01T14:47:59+00:00 June 24th, 2015|Categories: #Breathe!, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

Individualism and Communitarianism | Science and Religion  I appreciated very much an article in the Saturday, June 20 Religion section of The Washington Post written by Chris Mooney entitled, “ Papal message challenges some All-American values.” Mooney mentions that with the official release of Pope Francis's encyclical on the environment, it's clear that several strains of [...]

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