Are you living and working in enemy territory?

Are you living and working in enemy territory? Possibly so. In all my years of writing on the human condition and how to build more positive, productive lives, careers, and relationships, I’ve never seen more hatred and polarization amongst people. And that goes for almost every issue from politics to religion, education, healthcare, economics, lifestyle, values and morality. People have …

How To Kill Off The Grouch In Your Life (and a Thanksgiving special)

This is Thanksgiving week.  And I wish you a very Happy Blessed Thanksgiving. But deep down, how thankful are you?   Really and truly?  Only you can answer that. I do know this, however.  The depth of your thankfulness is controlled by the breadth of your grouchiness.  And chances are you have a bit of grouchiness that needs to be killed …

The spooky truth about your ethics

Halloween is all about pretending. But in reality, the greatest danger in life, love, and work is pretending not to know what you know. Unfortunately, too many people “play pretend,” and keep on “playing pretend,” even if it kills them. For example, lots of people “play pretend” in life, pretending that televised sex and violent video games — aimed at kids — won’t make any difference …