There seems no escape from the deep divides between urban/rural, republican/democrat, left/right and the radically different orientations they take with further fracturing issues such as immigration, gender identity, public education, and health care. Even more, the most articulate about their positions demand loyalty, supress reasoned discourse, discourage further learning and expect any additional evidence to support their pre-determined positions.
The Organizational Development Muse
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Motivation and Inspiration
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Frustration over slow and low response when signup sheets are posted is a common conversation among work teams, management, and volunteer managers. And still, it remains the go-to method. Running into a brick wall and hoping to break through anyone?
When you emphasize varying words in the same sentence you get varied meaning. Perhaps you've done this excercise below or played it as a party game.
Sitting presidents and presidential candidates are notorious for confidently stating erroneous and discredited information that press secretaries must clarify later. To a degree this is understandable because of the unwithering and relentless public scrutiny they receive. Any mistake is going to be caught, magnified, caricatured and published. Still, it is a lesson to any organizational leader that they need to be in command of their facts and to offer the front seat to the people who know what they do not.
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