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Pop Culture

Pop Your Bubble and Save the World

The degree to which we are each digging in, disconnecting and doubling down has put our culture on paths that are pulling us apart. Success would find more of us moving toward each other.

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Trump, Hope and Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time for grace. I hope we will protest respectfully, and celebrate with sensitivity. Our system needs all of our voices, AND it needs each one of us to listen—to truly try and understand each other’s fears, hopes and motives.

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Hillary Clinton: the stranger we’ve known for 25 years

I’ve not heard anyone assert that Hillary Clinton lacks intelligence or a strong work ethic, but lots of people still claim to not know her—or more pointedly, to not like her. She seems to be a stranger—a stranger we have known for 25 years.

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EQ and this year’s race for Oscar gold

Let’s take a look at the EQ and this year’s race for Oscar gold

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Politics and Leadership in the Gen-X Age

Work-life balance is a priority and has been laid out as a condition for Ryan—right now the most popular man in Congress—to take the Speaker’s chair. Welcome to politics and leadership in the Gen-X Age.

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The Power of Social Responsibility

This video is as good a reminder of the power of Social Responsibility as I’ve seen.

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Movies as a Generational Mirror — Part 2

Movies don’t create our values or behavioral patterns, but they do a very good job of reflecting and even explaining them.

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Movies as a Generational Mirror — Part 1

What do the popular movies of your formative years say about your generation?

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Birdman: a Typological Feast

While Type gems abound in this wonderful movie, its primary treat is allowing us to see what I believe to be an ESTP in mid-life crisis and growth.

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American Sniper—An Archetypal Battlefield

The extreme reactions some people are having to the movie are projections of their own frustration or viewpoints. American Sniper has become an archetypal battlefield.

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