Give the Truth a Voice

Here’s quick video about using the “cards speak” standard to give the truth a voice in your life – and the importance of separating truth from power when making decisions.

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Quick Daily Evaluation

Here’s a quick video lesson to help you improve the quality of your days by asking yourself one simple question at the end of each day.

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Being Emotionally Honest With Yourself

The reasons people offer for making a decision often don’t match up with their real reasons. Real reasons are generally emotional, not logical. People hide and guard their real reasons for making decisions. When you quit a job or leave a relationship, how often do you tell your boss or partner your real (emotional) reason…

Fragile Objections

Suppose you’re sitting in a Toastmasters meeting where members are practicing their speaking skills. Suppose there are about 20 members in the room, which would be pretty typical for a Toastmasters club. Now suppose you hear a fellow member give a speech that you find objectionable, and it bothers you to hear such words spoken…

Racism and Self-Interest

Last week I finished the book How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi. It gave me a lot to ponder, especially the frame that racism stems from self-interest. There were some chapters sharing how racism links up with sexism, anti-LGBTQ stances, and other social justice issues. How this links up with animal rights…

Will You Ring the Bell?

During Navy SEALs training, which is really tough, recruits can quit by ringing a bell three times. Then they get a shower and a hot meal, and they’re done with the struggle. No more physical ordeals. No more being wet and sandy. No more sleep deprivation. And no more opportunity to be part of a…

Will You Ring the Bell?

During Navy SEALs training, which is really tough, recruits can quit by ringing a bell three times. Then they get a shower and a hot meal, and they’re done with the struggle. No more physical ordeals. No more being wet and sandy. No more sleep deprivation. And no more opportunity to be part of a…

Behaviors, Consequences, and Alignment

By supporting Trump a person supports: Racist ideas and policies Sexist ideas and policies Xenophobic ideas and policies Anti-science ideas and policies Anti-environment ideas and policies Massive amounts of outright lying (20K+ false and misleading statements in 3.5 years) Massive amounts of incompetence Treasonous collusion Direct election interference Tweeting instead of leading Tons of utter…