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What is True Activism?

Recognizing the identity of a true activist is important; however, even more important is recognizing what true activism is. Activism that is done crudely, in poor taste, or attracts the wrong audience, is inevitably ineffective and can lead to...


Hold onto your Ambition

We’re living in uncertain and troubled times. The very notion of truth is being called into question.  We’re not talking about creating grey areas to communicate a point of view or well-packaged spin. We’re talking about downright lying. We are...


Conduct Risk Presented Daily on the National Stage

In a new volume, Conduct Risk: A Practitioner’s Guide, published by Risk Books of London, I argue that there are three root causes of conduct risk: tone, culture and...


How big will it grow?

Remember Pinocchio? The Disney story was based on the children's novel The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi. The little wooden boy is brought to life by the blue fairy. Pinocchio can only be made human if he is unselfish, brave and, above all, truthful. Every time President Trump lies, we’ve been saddled with the tremendous spectacle of having to watch it grow bigger, and, sadly, it is not Pinocchio’s nose. This thing that is growing bigger is something else and it is getting really, really big.


Freedom Train

I’m looking for a ride to take me where I need to go. I’m looking for the freedom train. I know it’s there. I’ve seen it before. I’m going to find it again. I’m going to take that ride. I’m going to get where I need to go.

Deep down...