Anyone Else Terrible at Dealing with Difficult People?

Dealing with difficult people is a challenge none of us can escape. If we’re willing to try, however, there are ways to make it easier.

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Out of Place: The Necessity of Trying New Things

Trying new things can be unsettling. But as Eric Torrence explains, it’s necessary to broaden our minds and make us welcoming and empathetic people.

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Improvise Our Way to Common Ground

Would the world be a better place if we all used a little more, “Yes, and…”? Perhaps. Here’s how improv can lead us toward common ground.

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Personal Branding is Over. Start Anew with a Societal Brand.

Personal branding has walled us off. Personal branding needs to end. In its place, we need to develop our societal brand. Our character depends on it.

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How Personal Brand and Shareholder Value Led Us to Selfishness

The pursuit of personal brand and shareholder value have created a business world and society soaked in selfishness. Without accountability and a business and individual mindset shift, we will sink to greater chaos.

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Are You Nice to Work With?

Eric Torrence believes somewhere along the line, being nice got a bad rap. He thinks it’s time to change that. Are you nice to work with? Here are a few ways to ensure that others think you are.

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Digital Literacy in An Era of Fake News

To delete or not to delete. Perhaps Facebook isn’t the only problem we’re facing. As media continues to grow and evolve we must all hone our digital literacy in an era of fake news.

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The Broken World Awaits You

The broken world awaits you. What will you do? Start mending by knowing your neighbor’s names and using the talents of the people you work with.

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Should Business Leaders Promote Policy? A Key Question

Business leaders are playing a bigger role in society by engaging in and promoting policy. While some question their role, business leader activism is a needed role.

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Earning a Good Citizenship Award

If there was an award given for good citizenship, what would it take to earn it? What are the characteristics that make a good citizen?

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Finding Our Citizenship Soul

Some may view the past year with a sense of excitement while others view it as turmoil. In either view, finding our citizenship soul is critical, and we need to begin in several areas.

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Millennials: Smart Cities Need Smart Citizens

To achieve a Smart City model, Smart Citizens need to rise up, and Millennials need to take the lead. Smart Citizens will focus on policy and solutions.

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