Tag Archive: negative emotion

How to Maximize the Value of Anger

“84% of people surveyed said Americans are angrier today compared with a generation ago*.” Negative emotions can be useful, but they’re dangerous. It’s better to maximize the value of anger than to simply… Continue reading

Emotion: What I Learned From Chasing Mom with a Plastic Bug

I chased mom around the house with a plastic bug when I was young and foolish. I laughed. She screamed. It was a short-term strategy. Emotion can’t tell truth from fantasy. Emotion, reality,… Continue reading

Breaking the Peek-A-Boo Cycle

Fear is behind leaders who withdraw into ivory towers. Transparency terrifies; they’re peak-a-boo leaders. Perhaps someone will see they don’t know as much as they pretend or can’t do as much as they… Continue reading