The enduring legacy of Robert Louis Stevenson's Gothic novella should be clear evidence of at least one thing: different personas live within us all. This realization is almost automatic, touching our cumulative subconscious profoundly. The idea that erratic behavior is a part of humanity's essential nature is difficult to accept. Yet, at one time or … Continue reading Jekyll and Hyde – A Enduring Legacy (An Essay – Part III)
Jekyll and Hyde - the Stereotype: Could It Be Mania? (An Essay - Part II) IN my last article, I made the claim that Jekyll and Hyde syndrome is not DID, and it is not schizophrenia. I asked if it could be misconstrued as manic-depressive psychosis or bipolar disorder? It's an interesting thought. Modern symptoms … Continue reading
There is no short answer as to why people travel. If, like me, you have noticed the preponderance of people traveling lately – people who haven't, in the past, fit any of the typical travel demographics for whatever the reason – you might have found yourself pondering this very question? Mothers with young babies, families … Continue reading Why Are People Traveling… and Where are They All Going?
Since there's no such specific diagnosis called 'Jekyll and Hyde Syndrome', having found its way into the common jargon, it is interesting to consider if there was such a thing, what would it indeed be? An analysis of Dr. Henry Jekyll's symptoms is quite revealing (and there are many), especially when we ask ourselves if … Continue reading Jekyll and Hyde – the Stereotype: What it Is and What it is Not (An Essay – Part I)
Please follow the link to see my latest post Life - Is Tactile Life – is tactile. Life – is not escaping into the pretend world of gaming or the alternate realities of the themed entertainment realm. Sure, these distractions are both nice and necessary now and then, but how does this make us better … Continue reading Life – Is Tactile
Please follow the link to see my latest post An 'Insecure Me' - My Week With Rona An interesting observation and opinion piece on human nature as experienced through observations during my two weeks in quarantine as a Covid positive pariah.
Photo by Matthias Groeneveld from Pexels Creating an accommodating work environment that is inclusive and inspirational requires a deep understanding of how today's diverse workplace population thinks about their j-o-b. As evidenced by the national social unrest of 2020 and the built-up frustration of being cooped up inside for the past year, it would seem evident that the … Continue reading Incentivizing Your Workforce – A White Paper
Photo by Yuri Catalano from Pexels Mutual Trust Let us first ask what it is we mean by trust? From the frontline worker's perspective, trust means that the employee will be treated well and cared for. As a result, employees feel comfortable opening up to their leaders. From the middle management perspective, trust means that the manager knows … Continue reading Leadership in the New Age – The Fifth Key
Photo by Daria Shevtsova from Pexels The Leader must understand collectivism in the modern individualistic workplace as it relates to the most basic needs of the employee. Perhaps the most essential characteristics employees seek from a leader are those of honesty and truthfulness. These combined characteristics are known as integrity. Integrity, and the commitment to doing what is … Continue reading Leadership in the New Age – The Fourth Key
Photo by Gladson Xavier from Pexels "Recognize that while the personality of a leader is important, how those essential character traits combine to make up that personality – those individual strengths and weaknesses – may differ tremendously depending on circumstance, environment, and reaction to the employee pool." To perform effectively and inspire the best from their team, the … Continue reading Leadership in the New Age – The Third Key