Let’s be clear: The Resistance helped provide the backbone to the Democratic Senators and the 2-3 GOP Senators who have temporarily blocked the gutting of the Affordable Care Act. Hundreds of thousands of Americans were part of that win. Should, however, the 2018 Senate races add a larger Republican majority in the Senate, the limits of resistance … Continue reading Resistance is not power. Protest is not power.
He said it over and over during the 2016 Presidential campaign. “I love the Hispanic people.” “No one loves women more than me.” “I love the (fill in the blank) and they love me.” The confusion is this: love is a private-life term, appropriate for our personal relationships. It is a concept totally inappropriate to … Continue reading Donald Trump Is Fundamentally Confused, and It’s Very Dangerous for the Rest of Us
My colleagues and I have worked with over 10,000 leaders and hundreds of organizations in our many decades of professional work around leadership and organizational development. When it comes to leading a big organization toward high performance, Trump is the worst we have ever seen. Here’s why: Every good leader has a solid moral center. … Continue reading Trump, the Biggest Loser
I grew up in the First Baptist Church of Lufkin, Texas. It was my home away from home. Sundays were Sunday School @ 9:45 am and 11 am morning church service and Training Union @ 6:15 pm and evening church service @ 7 pm. Most Wednesday evenings we would also go to prayer service. At … Continue reading How Southern Baptists Quit Reading the Bible and Lost Their Way
Our Liar-in-Chief is twisting us in knots as we try to figure out how to respond to an onslaught of narcissistic, dangerous craziness unparalleled in US political history. Just like he did in the campaign, Trump’s strategy is to control the daily news cycle. He wants to bury us in the immediate so that we are … Continue reading Progressives Are Doing Exactly What Trump Would Have Us Do