The Pew Research Center issued a new report entitled “Millennials in Adulthood: Detached from Institutions, Networked with Friends.” The report highlights a muddled mix of good and potentially not-so-good trends. As the introduction states: “The…Read More
Tag Archives | Civility
Guest Post by Gregory Fisher If you are in a position of leadership, either in your professional life or in your private life, then you will no doubt be aware that people look up to…Read More
The spirit of Christmas loses luster at times. Family pressures overtake us. Economics burden us. Unfathomable events sink us. Even in challenging times, a Christmas moment catches us off guard, bringing a smile of a…Read More
There is an odd thing happening in conversations. When you meet someone new, the conversation is lopsided with only one person asking questions of the other. When an acquaintance or colleague is done answering the…Read More
Arguments happen every day. Heated conversations take place all the time. Disagreements come into light between honorable people. Life is contentious at times. What do we do? Do we fight to the bitter end? Do…Read More
Over a year ago, I wrote a post entitled Are We an After-the-Fact Society? This was when the Phoebe Prince tragedy happened – she was continuously bullied by a group of teens until she took…Read More
No Labels is a citizen movement to hold public officials accountable in holding civil debates in solving our nation’s challenges ahead. Join No Labels.
Recently, there have been several handshake controversies. From politics to sports, handshake snubs have happened as well as angry ones, all used to demonstrate some point. What has happened is, though, is a lack of sportsmanship and a shift of attention to the person doing the snub and showing the anger. What do you think is the better leadership habit to show? Shake hands or not?
Today, NPR terminated Juan Williams because of his comments on the The O’Reilly Factor. In our eagerness to make a statement about tolerance, we seem to have become intolerant. We need to be more civil in our debates.