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Happy Holidays, All!

Happy Holidays, All! Happy Holidays, All!

A friend is hosting a large family gathering this weekend.
She is Catholic. Her husband is Jewish. Her husband’s children are married to a Muslim, a Jew, and a Catholic.

The Harlot of Communism

The Harlot of Communism

Originally published in 2003, this article is as relevant today as ever. Russia’s aggression explained.

Unforgiveness Sunday

Unforgiveness Sunday Guernica, Picasso, 1937

Last Sunday in the Russian Orthodox world was – or rather should have been – Forgiveness Sunday. But it wasn’t. And probably never will.

How and why is the theory of Maslow still relevant today?

How and why is the theory of Maslow still relevant today?

(Originally answered on Quora, on 10 October 2021). Is gravity still relevant today? How and why is that? The answer to this question is obvious because gravity is something that we all understand and can easily test or experience. It may be less evident, but certain laws are as immutable in psychology as gravity or […]

Glassdoor Ratings and Reviews Revisited – Part 2

Glassdoor Ratings and Reviews Revisited – Part 2 Glassdoor Revisited

Using Glassdoor data, calculate your benchmark Engagement Ratio and use Glassdoor as a performance improvement monitor and communication channel.

Fifty Years of Shareholder Value

Fifty Years of Shareholder Value

Here’s what Henry Mintzberg, Cleghorn Professor of Management Studies, at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University in Montreal,   thinks about shareholder value today: “Shareholder value has nothing to do with human values.”

How to Get a Safe Haircut and a Hug – Soonest?

How to Get a Safe Haircut and a Hug – Soonest? covid tracing app

COVID19 contact tracking is the only winning option. The technology is already here. Fighting the new technology is as irresponsible as denying the impact of ‘civilization’ on climate change,

Maslow Revisited, Part III: Aligned Basic Values

Maslow Revisited, Part III: Aligned Basic Values

Maslow’s Hierarchy of needs supplemented with Schwartz’s Basic Human Values theory gives a better explanation to human behavior, societal changes, and helps determine company culture and person to team member’s fit based on values congruence.

Happy Passover, All!

Happy Passover, All!

I decided to post the same image as last year, just modified it to keep everybody in the picture safe and to commemorate the circumstances in which we enter Passover and Easter holidays this year. Let the story of Passover remind everyone, Jewish and gentile, of our power to overcome any hardship.  

Maslow Revisited, Part II: Circumplex of Values

Maslow Revisited, Part II: Circumplex of Values

Maslow’s Hierarchy of needs supplemented with Schwartz’s Basic Human Values theory gives a better explanation to human behavior, societal changes, and helps determine company culture and person to team member’s fit based on values congruence.