Showing posts with label goals. Show all posts
Showing posts with label goals. Show all posts

Pragmatism Is Impractical In The Long Run

by Jaana Woiceshyn. Pragmatism—compromising principles to achieve goals—is prevalent not just among politicians (think of President Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran). It is also a common hazard among business people, many of whom think that to succeed in business you have to compromise principles. It’s OK to compromise honesty and fake a little,     ... MORE

Manny Fernandez: 'Secession Fever' Hits Texas

The bumper stickers are everywhere. In the weeks since President Obama’s re-election, Republicans around the country have been wondering how to proceed. Some conservatives in Texas have been asking a far more pointed question: how to secede. Secession fever has struck parts of Texas, which Mitt Romney won by nearly 1.3 million votes.             ... MORE

Doug Hornig: What If You Could Put On A Thinking Cap?

Could a nine-volt battery be better than coffee?  "Flow." Although it can be annoying difficult to define with any precision and virtually impossible to measure objectively, everyone intuitively knows what it is, and most people have experienced some form of it at one time or another. It's that state of effortless concentration that leads to superior performance, either  ... MORE

Thomas Bowden: The Joy Of Football

A celebration of skill, dedication and pursuit of success. As half the nation eagerly awaits the kickoff of the Super Bowl, the other half looks on in wonderment at what could be so enthralling about grown men running up and down a field carrying an oblong ball. Football fans who cannot articulate why they feel such passion for the game may retreat to ... MORE