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Turning Crisis into Opportunity: The Leadership Challenge

The question of how to manage in a time of crisis, and specifically during the COVID-19 pandemic, requires an analysis of the roots of the crisis. With the Big Bang time and space started and the universe became one big web of sub-systems that have to collaborate horizontally and vertically for the total system to operate.

Commentary on the Presidential Elections

Democrats consider President Trump as the person who is causing chaos, dividing the nation and leading to major dangerous disruptions. Republicans see the Democrats as a major threat to what made America great, that it will lead to socialism and change this country for the worse. Each party sees the other as the villain. I see the situation differently.

What is a fact?

Yesterday during dinner two of my sons had a debate. One was saying that his friend had the coronavirus disease because he had all the signs, the symptoms of the disease. The other son disagreed. He said "You cannot say that he has the corona disease until he gets tested. ...

Intelligence vs Wisdom

Intelligence is the capability to handle information and derive conclusions based on the information that you analyzed and deliberated. The better are your analytical capabilities to find patterns , and understand the patterns, the more intelligent you are; you can derive conc...

God is Feminine Energy

I think we all agree that we are living in time of accelerated, turbulent change. How to survive?Without collaboration and cooperation, we will not be able to resolve the complex problems that the accelerated, turbulent and multi-disciplinary change is producing. For collabora...

Introduction to the new edition of Mastering Change

We are all living in a major global health crisis: Covid 19 . The pandemic crisis is not new . Before Covid 19 there was SARS, and before that MED . and before that the EBOLA scare. And before that THE SPANISH FLU, and before that THE MEDIEVAL CHOLERA. But there IS something n...

On Truth and Justice

Truth and justice are related. I have my subjective truth I believe in, and you have your subjective truth you believe in. We have a debate: What is right, what is wrong. We discuss, we learn from analyzing the differences in our points of view and arrive at an understanding. ...

How to Finalize a Decision

There are three managerial styles that discuss a subject over and over and just cannot close the debate and bite the bullet. They cannot complete the final step in making a decision, that is, taking the decision. Type (A) type (I) and type (E).Type (A), the bureaucratic style,...

Who is perfect?

No one is perfect. We know that. Even God. God admitted he made a mistake when he brought the flood . It was a mistake because he realized he can not make people righteous no matter what threats he can bring to change them. The people we think are close to perfect are those we...

On Fear and Anger

How did it happen that the prophet Daniel walked into the lions cage and the lion didn't do anything to him? Did God do something to the lion so the lion did not attack, or was it Daniel that did something that caused the lion not to attack?My insight : Daniel believed in God ...