Tag Archives: ignorance

Everyday Invalidations Ignorance And Change

The unofficial definition I will use here is an unawareness either motivated or unmotivated of reality for the word ignorant.  I admit for many years I was ignorant and to some extent I am still so but not that much. … Continue reading

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Everyday Invalidations Dinner Table Negotiations

This is where it goes down, this is the playing field most are unaware of.  Emotions or not flow at sit down meals, questions are asked and deals fly or fail here.  Opinions are marketed and change ideas are sold … Continue reading

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Everyday Invalidations The Energy Question?

How much is this worth?  How much is this event worth to me?  Emotionally, financially, energetically (read effort) and time wasted or invested. Is it a family event or matter?  Then there is a good probability that the above factors … Continue reading

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Everyday Invalidations Lectures, Debates and Talks

What do the above have in common?  Think.  There is someone telling you something.  This is quite different from a conversation.  Many people are very good at being armchair counselors and therapists.  They are good tellers with opinionated “shoulds”.  Their … Continue reading

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Everyday Invalidations Situational Awareness

Often I have been pulled into a conflict or negotiation due to my ignorance.  Ignorance of the situation, the elements in the environment and who is present.  After much introspection I have found that most of the time this is … Continue reading

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Everyday Invalidations Leaders Who Are Not Leaders

While riding the TTC subway today my eye was caught by a poster from a local business school selling MBA programs and it talked about how it will improve leadership. Hmm, maybe.  However if I move to a darker note … Continue reading

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Everyday Invalidations Smile A Friendly Smile

This is my last day at a job that I no longer find useful or attractive or fun or helpful or fulfilling or skillful.  So I can smile a friendly smile at the change ahead.  I have had a friendly … Continue reading

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