Goodbye Polarization. Hello Dialogue.
Polarization is the challenge to collaboration today. In our shared media feed the extreme views get the most attention. In contrast to the hype, the majority of us understand and even appreciate divergent views – as long as they are shared in a respectful way. Respect is the key. Even socially polarizing topics like gender, […]read
Leading While Distracted
Daily, texting drivers cause collisions. Distracted, driving too fast or too slow, drifting into oncoming traffic, a distracted driver runs a red light, overturns in a ditch, or something much worse. We call them accidents, but they are common, predictable, and inevitable. All it takes is a little bit of inattention. Just a little. A […]read
Standing in the Heat
When a leader holds a minority view, they must learn to stand in the heat of the majority’s response. Stating your opinions in front of a watching world is a not neutral activity. Social Media has made this easy but not safe. Unless you live in an echo chamber, the moment you express yourself to […]read