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The Free Library of Philadelphia

What’s This All About, Then? If you live in the state of Pennsylvania, you can get a free membership to the Free Library of Philadelphia. Why Would I Want to Do That? This will get you access to their impressive collection of ebooks and audiobooks. How Long Does it Take […]

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A Nation of Passengers

Ready or not, here they come. Self-driving cars are on the way and it seems inevitable that they will eventually take over the roads. We will no longer be drivers; we’ll be a nation of passengers. Journalists have asked a lot of interesting questions about the driverless future, but no […]

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Change Management

People resist change. That’s the common wisdom among management types. I wonder if the guy who just won $451 million dollars is resisting that change? Maybe people don’t resist change. Maybe they resist stuff that won’t benefit them or that they don’t understand.

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Musonius Rufus‎, Confucius, & Leadership by Example

Confucius argued that ren–translated variously as “perfect virtue,” “goodness,” or “humanity”–is the primary qualification for leadership (Luo, 2012). Indeed, the Analects is full of sayings that support the idea of a leadership by example.  When the Chief Minister of the State of Lu asked him for advice on governing, and dealing with crime, Confucius […]