Monopolies & Elitism: 5 Ways You Might Be the Elitist You Abhor
(T)he thing that worries me…Silicon Valley’s fundamental business model, I look at it like Monopoly…Google, Airbnb, Uber, Amazon. Monopolies mean you only have one place to sell…I don’t like this winner-take-all model, this Google model. John Landgraf, CEO, FX Kevin Durant to Join Golden State Warriors, headline NYT, July 4, 2016 Monopoly is a form – or more accurately a deformity – of relationship where power is not shared or distributed but amassed and hoarded by one side.
Big Boy (Girl) Pants for Leaders: Three Keys to Redirecting Our Victim Culture
This is the power that’s taken away from that individual that did these acts…he thought he was going to generate a race war…now they have the victory…he has no power in this at all. -Pastor Thomas Dixon, Charleston, South Carolina, CNN 6/19/15 As the Confederate flag was lowered respectfully, permanently at the South Carolina Statehouse, a nation and the world were further reminded how victims of harrowing loss were transformed into empowered victors – rendering a ruthless pe
Are we victims of being victims?
Cheryl Hall at the Dallas Morning News analyzes Robert’s Huffington Post blog, “No Victims Leadership: The Road Out of Hell,” about how leaders and followers have taken on the role of victim and what leaders must do to break this cycle of “dueling entitlements.”