Weekly Reports February 2021

February 27, 2021

Weekly Report 20-19

  • TWO STATE LEGISLATURES HAVE NOW VOTED TO BLOCK PRESIDENTIAL ‘EXECUTIVE ORDERS’ if determined by their Attorney General and Legislature to be unconstitutional. Oklahoma followed North Dakota in a response to “power grabs & abuse of power in the form of... Continue
  • February 24, 2021

    Weekly Report 21-18

  • “BUSYWORK IS OFTEN CHARACTERIZED AS A FORM OF PROCRASTINATION THAT FEELS PRODUCTIVE in the moment, but has little lasting impact.” And ‘inbox clearing’ is one of those tasks – momentarily satisfying, but often letting us get caught up in low-impact... Continue
  • February 21, 2021

    Weekly Report 21-17

  • FOR MOST PEOPLE, “NO MEANINGFUL LIFE IS STRESS-FREE, but the big challenge in managing stress, which can otherwise “open the door to ‘Burnout’ – a toxic mix of exhaustion, reduced efficacy and increased cynicism about work, affecting some 2/3 of... Continue
  • February 17, 2021

    Weekly Report 21-16

  • FOR MOST PEOPLE, CAUTION IN DECISION MAKING IS THE RULE – a phenomenon called Loss Aversion, the idea (supported by years of psychological & economic research) that coin flips are never better than 50:50 and that “losses loom larger than... Continue
  • February 15, 2021

    Weekly Report 21-15

  • “ATTEMPTS TO SILENCE OTHERS IS NOW THE PREVAILING ETHOS IN CORPORATE ‘JOURNALISM’ by the three most influential corporate media outlets, searching for online spaces where their believed speech & conduct rules are being violated, then pleading that punitive action be... Continue