Dumb Advice: Stop Playing the Game. Just Stop.

Dumb Advice: Stop Playing the Game. Just Stop.

The “Deep State”, however defined, is clearly running much if not all of our world today. Not our mostly-selected officials. That’s just how it is. There is nothing much we can do about it. Or is there? Stop playing the game? Good luck with that. This is the game we live in. There is no other game. Yet, anyway.

Trust. So Important. So Hard to Gain. So Easy to Lose.

Trust. So Important. So Hard to Gain. So Easy to Lose.

Trust everywhere is being severely eroded. So much that I trusted in past has betrayed my trust. Hospitals and medical professionals, I trusted without reservations. Journalists, I trusted to report the truth. No longer … they have betrayed my trust. Politicians and government I have never trusted. Have we entered a trustless world? What does this mean for us poor trusting folks?

You Can Fool Enough of the People Nearly All of the Time

You Can Fool Enough of the People Nearly All of the Time

This post is about fooling the people. The majority are not fools, nor stupid, but mostly believers and go-along-to-get-along’s. They often know pretty much what’s going on. Sadly, most are without power to resist, and will shortly be also without power even to complain or challenge. The rulers-and-wannabes will have their way with us, it seems. Or will they?

Why Do We Have So Many Truly Awful Leaders?

Why Do We Have So Many Truly Awful Leaders?

The simple answer is that we are herd animals, tribal flavor. A strong need for leadership is built into our human nature. My question then is why we seem to have so many truly bad leaders. Especially today, it seems. How do such human disasters ever achieve a leadership position? Are we-the-people at fault, or is it something much deeper?

How Many Organizations Today Are Effectively Leaderless?

How Many Organizations Today Are Effectively Leaderless?

Answer: The majority. Leadership is not a position description. It is not a skill, like managing. It is something leaders, real ones, are born with. Leadership development can only enhance skills, not create real inborn leadership abilities. Do you know what these real leadership abilities are? And why so many organizations are effectively leaderless today?

Is It Unfair To Be Angry With “Gullible” People?

Is It Unfair To Be Angry With “Gullible” People?

Do you get impatient, or a bit angry, with people who are too trusting – even gullible perhaps? I often do, almost instinctively, but never thought much about it. Recently, however, I am thinking that I may be wrong – unfair – in feeling this way. Why? What’s changed? Me? Probably, at least some. But I now believe it is the world that is changing – hugely.