LEADING THROUGH LANGUAGE AND LISTENING

Who would the CEO of your organization most likely invite to a round of golf: the CFO or you? The answer to such a question would be revealing—and it shows a great deal about security professionals and how they are viewed by their contemporaries. It has become a truism that in order to maximize effectiveness, […]

EMPLOYEE THEFT RISES DURING ECONOMIC DOWNTURN

Health risks stemming from the Covid-19 pandemic make headlines every day. The pandemic has resulted in shuttered businesses as people shelter-in-place to avoid contracting or spreading the virus. Unemployment is expected to reach record levels over the next few months and the death rate is expected to climb. In addition to health threats and loss […]

COURAGE

Courage is not the absence of fear. It’s not being completely unafraid. Courage is having apprehension and hesitation. Courage is living in spite of those things that scare us. Courage is the faith that some things will change and others never will. It is the belief that failure is not fatal, but to carry on […]

DO WHAT MATTERS MOST

Do what matters most. I once wrote a book with that title. It took me more than 600 pages to wade through some extreme complexity to get to the profound simplicity of the four things that do matter most—Family, friends, fun and work. In this spirit, I am thinking my way back to the middle […]

21 Peculiar Human Tendencies

We humans can be very peculiar doing odd things at times. Consider the following nonsense that most people have been caught doing at one time or another: 1. We insist on claiming multi-tasking abilities even though we know from experience that you can’t get very far carrying two watermelons with one hand, usually gracing the […]

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