Meet Todd Anderson, a man committed to living “the shit out of life” after receiving the worst possible news.
Words should matter to the American voter. The next American president will be on record for the country, both at home and abroad.
The Republican Party is asking American voters to somehow overlook or ignore everything they’ve claimed to stand for and represent for the last thirty-six years and to now support a presidential candidate who claims that the entire electoral process is a gigantic fraud perpetrated by his opponent and the media.
While Trump’s campaign may have started as a movement of ideas and principles, it has morphed into a do-anything, say-anything barbaric assault on anyone who stands in his way — including American democracy itself.
I want change, but I don’t want to turn American politics into a carnival of insults, fearmongering, and personal attacks.
Colin Powell is one of the most accomplished and trustworthy Republicans alive — we should listen to what he has to say, especially about Donald Trump.
Although I vote regularly, my approach to American democracy has been fairly sporadic and languid—until now.
In the immortal words of William Shakespeare: “Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.”
Let’s hear it straight from the man himself.
“… that this nation shall have a new birth of freedom; and that this government of the people, by the people, and for the people shall not perish from this earth.”
The rise of Donald Trump as a political force suggests that Baby Boomers may lack the courage, commitment, and selflessness to continue America’s role as a global leader and force for good.
Where are the leaders in the Republican party? What are they thinking? What are their plans? Are they willing to take a stand for what they believe in—which I think is the true measure of leadership? Or are they going to passively allow an autocratic bully to highjack their party?
Most organizational practices are outdated the moment they are created… Most people are built to fail professionally because their change skills are attuned to impressing [others]… The more time you spend engaging your whole self, the better off you’ll be.
The American political system is based on a slow-moving evolution of messy, awkward democracy and political compromise.
The Republican Party has lost its soul–but maybe, just maybe, it’s not too late.
David Shechtman calls out the glorification of busy. He goes further to discuss the importance of counteracting the societal obsession with task achievement and it’s devastating personal and professional undermining.