It’s about Strategic Networking not Leadership

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You can’t turn on cable news without hearing some pundit talk about the need for more American leadership. Republicans say that President Obama needs to lead. Neoconservatives (Neocons) say that the reason that there is so much turmoil in the world is because America is not leading. Some critics go as far as saying that …

Post-Globalism means ending the need for War

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A lot of very serious people have voiced concerns that the United States is no longer feared as it once was. They talk about President Barack Obama not being strong enough to safe guard the interests of the American people. Many say that the actions of Russian President Vladimir Putin shows that he understands how …

Oversized Personality is not a Strategy

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Commentators on the cable news shows are ecstatic that Chris Christie was reelected governor of New Jersey. Most are saying that he is the face of an ascendant Republican Party. Governor Christie feigned modesty by saying he was concentrating on getting things done in New Jersey and it’s up to other people to find lessons …

Don’t confuse Moral Outrage with Vitality

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Vitality is more sustainable than moral outrage. This is not to say that vitality doesn’t wane. Everything becomes commonplace overtime. Vitality can be reinvigorated by proximity to other vitality. It can be replenished through outreach. On the other hand outrage, actually numbs all but the most fervent supporters. Outrage is a game of diminishing returns. …

Starting a New Routine

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The last few years have revolved around thinking about hydrogen convergence and how best to help those tasked with supporting sustainability. Hopefully, loyal readers of the ebTDesign Forum will come view this blog as a space for discussing how best to end America’s long decline, which is a situation almost 70 years in the making. …