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Leadership: The Ethics of Leading, Being Effective, The Family as Foci

Bush was right when he exclaimed, “getting hammered is what happends when you take a principled stand.”  I often think of this in contrast to the ubiquity of ‘thought leadership’ and other catch-phrases indicative of branding. The problem is this: … Continue reading

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The Perils Of Specialization: Statecraft, Technology, Education & Personal Growth

If any writer, thinker prepared American readers to understand the perils of specialization it was Dr. Peter Drucker, a contemporary of the late great Nobel winner in economics Fredrick Hayek.  Hayek knew Drucker from his days at the Austrian School … Continue reading

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Specialization & The Perils of Child Prodigies

Arnold Toynbee, Marshall McLuhan, Kevin Bassana and Peter Drucker  have written extensively on the origin of specialization as it applies to both education, music, labor, history and warfare.  But Ruth Slenczynska has addressed the lives of child prodigies in her … Continue reading

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