Category Archives: Information

Avoiding the Coronavirus

By | March 14, 2020

[March 14, 2020]   I’m a little late to the party with this post.  Several of my readers have pointed out that I have not written a comment on avoiding the Coronavirus.  I would not want to disappoint.  Besides, government public health officials have been full of advice about how we can minimize the risk of catching the virus. … Read More »

Who is Robert Owen?

By | March 10, 2020

[March 10, 2020]  It has said that leadership is the art of giving people a platform for spreading ideas that work.  But some ideas work and some don’t work.  There is a long-standing controversy about whether the views of Robert Owen, one of the founders of Socialism, actually work. Robert Owen, a Welsh textile manufacturer and social reformer,… Read More »

The Coronavirus and World Leadership

By | March 6, 2020

[March 6, 2020]  With the U.S. Presidential election scheduled for later this year, many of our politicians are doing their best to prepare themselves to get votes.  Everything tends be politicized, and so the spread of the Coronavirus has become a topic of volatile political partisanship.  World leaders have jumped into the political fray faster than a one-legged… Read More »

Leadership: on Agreeableness

By | March 4, 2020

[March 4, 2020]  To the surprise of my close friends, the current literature on psychological traits, and these traits’ relationship to leaders, the effect of agreeableness is somewhat of a mixed bag.  They were hoping for some positive correlation, especially since I believe that a kind, respectful, an empathetic leader can be very successful.  I knew better.  A… Read More »