Today’s daily sortie is about the inspiration of nature. Please enjoy a couple of sunset timelapse experiences shot over the last several days in Krabi, Thailand.
Month: April 2019
You’ve probably seen the ads of how big CEOs read 60 books a year. That’s marketing hype, but it’s true that leaders should constantly up their game with knowledge. So, why not join, or start, a book discussion group? Here’s some benefits: Meet & make new friends. Social interaction improves our well-being & longevity. Meeting
Culture shapes values, and those values shape history. Jeremy Lent, The Patterning Instinct:A Cultural History of Humanity’s Search for Meaning This is the central thesis of Jeremy Lent’s book The Patterning Instinct: A Cultural History of Humanity’s Search for Meaning. Why is this relevant to you? Because everything we do, in our own work, play,
Key to living & working in multi-cultural environments is understanding the Why of different values & behaviors. Parenting styles differ significantly between Interdependent & Independent cultures. Cross-cultural psychologists examined parent-child interactions in poorer rural Cameroon & India, compared to middle-class German pairs. The agricultural Cameroonian Nso and Indian Rajput cultures shared a style that promoted
Human relations aren’t easy. Understanding the ways in which we develop our values, which affect behavior, can help deal with the complexity of human interaction. Much of what Western-trained behavioral scientists think they understand about culture, values, & behavior is based on a very narrow data set of WEIRD people—Western, Educated, Industrialized, Rich, Democratic. A