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The Toothpaste Moment

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

How many meetings have we been to when, unexpectedly, one person in the group comments about something another member has done or said?

We may have heard this declared or even aimed in our direction: “That’s so odd. I just have to say.”

Did the person who just got labeled as “odd”
FEEL something negative because of that declaration?
Yes.

Declarations such as this are markers.
They are the DNA of culture bias.
They are cultivated in

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The Essence of Cool

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Some say integrity is a skill
that must be practiced,
developed and learned over time.
The same way mathematics
must be grasped
through the repetition of techniques and formulas.

 

No way!

Integrity is a CHOICE.
It is an outward expression of an inward belief to do the right thing and

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