In which a self-deprecating, untrustworthy nincompoop who doesn't trust anyone lectures you all about trust.
In which I show up late, tell you it's all about process instead of outcome, and argue for withholding grades from students until the end of the term.
In which I discuss how I find the Stones to be superior to The Beatles, the current state of education, and some other nonsense.
Personal Power and Social Power As promised last week, we're coming back to the beginning for what will probably be the last "official" Individualism vs. Collectivism post. Don't get me wrong, I'll be battling this topic for a long time to come, I'm sure, so it'll no doubt work it's way into the other topics, … Continue reading Thoughts for Thursday: Individualism vs. Collectivism (Part 4)
...Or, Of Moose and How We Know What We Know I don't believe in moose. That's right. Let that sit for just a moment. Then, hear me out, please. I make this claim all the bloody time, and, because I live in the Pacific Northwest, I almost always get the same reaction: "What the hell … Continue reading Thoughts for Thursday: Individualism vs. Collectivism (part 3)
In which I continue my thoughts on individualism vs. collectivism. This week we look through the lens of the story of Chris McCandless - better known as Into the Wild.
This week I examine the push and pull between individualist thought and collectivist thought. Topics include Transcendentalism, Confucianism, and Taoism.
Generations coming together. This is a re-post from an article I posted on LinkedIn yesterday: Come gather 'round people, wherever you roam and admit that the waters around you have grown. And accept it that soon you'll be soaked to the bone, If your time, to you, is worth saving. And you'd better start swimming … Continue reading Stop Bashing Millennials and Start Learning to Work With Them!
Be it known throughout the Realm of Brandonia... Thursdays henceforth shall be for random higher-level thinking. "So What Do You Do?" Chances are, you're reading this either on your computer, tablet, or phone while your "on a break" at work. If I'm wrong, then... shut up and just imagine you're at your job. Maybe you … Continue reading Thoughts for Thursday: The Value of a Life