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Blogs & Articles

Robert has published more than 150 columns, articles, white papers, and research studies on relationship. In addition to being a regular contributor at Huffington Post, his work has been published and discussed in Forbes, American Banker, Sales & Marketing Management magazine, The CEO Magazine, ABA Bank Marketing magazine, Computerworld, The Daily Beast, Business Week, The Dallas Morning News, Los Angeles Times, The Detroit News, The Indianapolis Star and in international publications including Sydney Morning News (Australia), European Financial Management Association (London) and Relational Thinking Network(Cambridge, UK).

March 15, 2020

The Coronavirus and Social Distancing: Avoiding a Relationship Pandemic | LinkedIn

Never let a serious crisis go to waste. And what I mean by that it's an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before.  Rahm Emanuel

Just when we worried that our broken and divided relationships could not get much worse or more consequen...

March 5, 2020

(1) 'Stakeholder-Driven'​ Strategic Planning for Today's Stakeholder Revolt | LinkedIn

Everybody has a [strategic] plan until they get punched in the mouth. Michael Tyson

Make a new plan, Stan; you don’t need to be coy, Roy. Why a new plan? Because the “stakeholder revolt” has changed the game. You can strongly agree or disagree wit...

December 14, 2019

An atheist and a believer walk into a bar…

It used to be that people were born as part of a community and had to find their place as individuals. Now people are born as individuals and have to find their community.  Bill Bishop, The Big Sort

Today’s decline in relationships, community and the church is associated with dramatic...

October 25, 2019

The King so wishes it, against that command there is no appeal.                                                       French King Louis XV, 1766 prior to French...

August 10, 2019

Politics allures us to trade away grace for power, a temptation the church has often been unable to resist. C.S. Lewis

In the aftermath of the awful El Paso and Dayton shootings, I have not heard a single 2020 presidential candidate – of the more than 20 including President Trump – say, “Here is what I personally should have done o...

August 2, 2019

Not forgiving is like drinking rat poison and then waiting for the rat to die. Anne Lamott

Oh the debates! For many of us, recent comments by our President about “rat-infested Baltimore” or “go back to where you came from” leave us hungering for a less hateful, divisive political tone from our leader. Yet what did we just hear? Ber...

July 20, 2019

NBA, AOC, Gen Y: Leaders - Facing the Stakeholder Stampede | LinkedIn

A leader without followers is just someone taking a walk. John Maxwell ...

Democracies fail when politicians are unwilling or unable to compromise. Jared Diamond, Upheaval: Turning Points for Nations in Crisis

Recent headlines tell the story: “Alabama Governor Signs Controversial Abortion Ban Law,” “Virginia Abortion Bill: Ralph Northam Defends Infanticide.” When did we decide that the proper respons...