Calling Google, Facebook, Twitter, Apple, YouTube

If extremists can use technology and the Internet to spread fear and terror, perhaps tech and Internet companies can pull people together to create an "iron dome" solidarity to counter those.

Why I "Flip Flopped" Back to Hillary

"It is not the strongest nor the most intelligent of the species that survives. It is the one most adaptive to change" — Charles Darwin. Is Hillary a "flip flopper" or is she merely adapting to get stuff done?

Know Any Opinionated People?

A breakdown of three kinds of opinionated people, why they act that way and why you react the way you do. More importantly, discover how to effectively deal with them.

Inside the Mind of a School Shooter, Part 2

My very smart and astute friend, Peter Winick, founder of Thought Leadership Leverage shared with me a conversation he had with a doctor who hypothesized that the present day rampage shooters were often the disenfranchised oddballs that have always been part of school, college and community populations. But they didn't commit violence.

Inside the Mind of a School Shooter

What may cause a person to become a school shooter is when his mind becomes so disorganized that the three brains that make up his triune brain react by becoming "locked and loaded" and focused on a mission to get in and get even with a world that caused him to feel put down and pushed away.

Pope Francis for President? The Master of One-Downmanship

Of course that’s not going to happen. But there’s something about the Pontiff that is touching a nerve in many people—Catholics and non-Catholics alike.

Calling All Presidential Hopefuls — It's Not About You

Political hopefuls know what it's like to be "one done" in the polls. However until they understand what it's like to feel one down to leaders you're dependent on but don't trust, they'll never earn back our trust and confidence and we'll never get back OUR hope.

Campaign 2016 - The Leader and Leadership We Need

As we look out to the 2016 Presidential Election, I think we are desperately in need of a candidate who is a PAL that exhibits TCR leadership.

Trumping Trump and Winning the (Upper) Hand

This is what Trump's expression would be if faced by poise under pressure. Lucky for him, nobody he deals with has any.

How Trump Gets Away with Driving People Crazy

What does Donald Trump have in common with all the people that successfully drive us crazy?

Campaign 2016 - In Search of Executive Presence

What are the qualities of a leader we can believe, believe in and trust?

Steve Jobs - The Visionary in the Man (in the Machine)

It seems we can't let go of Steve Jobs until we figure our the secret to his genius, so that we can all think like one. Use this 4 step formula to come darn close.

Trumping Frustration Is Not the Same as Trumping Fear

Mr. Trump, inflaming people's frustration will "play in Peoria," but what are you going to do about people's fears?

No Regret Insurance - Preventing One of Life's Tragedies

What a tragedy to get to the end of your life filled with regret and no time left to make it right

How Steve Jobs Would Trump and Disrupt the Republican Debate

General Schwarzkopf once said that the first thing you do when you become a General is take off your specialty pins, because the only thing that matters is the mission and that has to override your defaulting back to your prior area of competence. Don't you agree that the President we need, must take off his or her party affiliation to serve the mission we all need?

6 Reasons Teens Won't Tell Parents Their Violent Thoughts

What struck me from reading about rampage killers was how common it was for caring parents to not know about the dark suicidal and violent impulses that lived within their teenage sons (nearly all the rampage killers have been male).

Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep... Annotated

Now I lay me down to sleep, At the end of the day this is about not doing another thing before you fall asleep. It's about letting go of control with the hope that a good night's sleep will replenish your mind (with everything that the stresses of the day has taken away), will refresh it and enable you to "reboot" it to take on the next day playing with a

The Psychological Appeal of Donald Trump

Like Peter Finch in the movie Network and like the American public, Trump is "mad (and rich) as hell and not going to take it anymore!"

Fixing Tiger Woods' Trainwreck

Maybe instead of trying to dominate the world as he one could, Tiger could invoke the image of his father a la Field of Dreams to "have a catch" with him as he's on the course.

Overcoming Garden Variety Moodiness

If you tend to moodiness and would like an approach that is "psychology" or "psychiatry light," give this a try.

Hacking Hatred — What Drives People to Hate and Kill

Hacking hatred and what drives someone to hate and then to kill

The 7 Killers of Hope

Hail yee of little faith, belief, nada, nada, nada...

FIFA Fo Fum I Smell the Blood of Corruption

What’s most shocking about the FIFA corruption scandal is that it has been going on for so long with so many people aware of it and yet the majority turning a blind eye to it.

Preview of Talking to Crazy

Talking to Crazy: How to Deal with the Irrational and Impossible People in Your Life. Know any of them?

How to Deal with Your Moody Teenager

How to Get Through to a Moody Teenager Who Doesn't Want and Resents Your Advice or Solutions

What Would Fred(dy) Couples Advise Tiger Woods?

A fanciful, fantasy exchange between Mr. Smooth and Mr. In Control after Tiger Woods turned in his worst performance at the Players Championship. Tiger: Hey man, did you catch my score at the Players Championship? Freddy: It was pretty hard to miss? Tiger: I guess it was pretty ugly. And this is getting to be pretty humiliating.

Bruce Jenner, You Are Not Alone

If you've ever felt like a human being imprisoned in the body of a human doing, say "Aye"

How Brian Williams Can Earn Back Trust

Can Brian Williams earn back trust? Yes, he can if he follows the 4 H's and 4 R's.

The Gold Standard for Healing the World...

Remember an incident when someone listened deeply to you and then talked with you when you were in a bad place. Would you want to honor that person if you could? If so, they would just want you to do onto someone else what they did onto you. Isn't that so?

Outing My Inner Racist

Me: Otis, it’s been two days and I can’t stand how the deck is stacked against us and justice. I’ll bet you’ve felt that before. Otis: I’ve never felt any different. Me: It’s awful. Why didn’t you tell me it was so bad? Otis (looking me directly in the eye): Because YOU didn’t want to know!