Manipulated

Dave Kinnear1-On Leadership, 3-LI

Shut down: I am NOT recommending that you do what I have done. I am, however, going to share with you my journey to being purposeful about how and where I spend my time gathering information. What prompts sharing this little diatribe are several articles, podcasts, and posts about how the content writers manipulate us. Moreover, as always, I am …

Different Answers

Dave Kinnear1-On Leadership

Same Questions: I love the story told about Einstein teaching his class of advanced physics students. It goes like this. He administered an examination to the students. One of his teaching assistants noticed that the exam he handed out was the same exam as the prior year. The assistant carefully approached Einstein and pointed out the mistake. After thinking for …

View from the window.

The Window Matters

Dave Kinnear1-On Leadership

View: I slept late the other morning. When I rolled out of bed and looked out the window, I noticed it was gray, overcast and looked like it might rain. When I got to the kitchen, the view out that window was partly blue sky, high clouds and filtered sunshine. It didn’t look like possible rain at all! Amazing. What …

The Veil Nebula

Existentialism and Leadership

Dave Kinnear1-On Leadership

Existentialism: Oh boy! The “real” philosophers will get me for this. What the heck is existentialism? What does it have to do with leadership? First, a confession. I didn’t realize that I am an existentialist until my copy of Philosophy Now downloaded to my Kindle app. Guess what? It fits well. Yikes! So here goes. A very sketchy definition of …