Polarity Thinking: New Study Shows a Correlation Between Tightness & Looseness and If a State is Red or Blue

political polarity

I recently read the article How “tightness” vs “looseness” explains the U.S. political map by Chris Cillizza. It’s a very interesting article that parallels concepts that mirror polarity thinking. Polarity thinkers have a maxim about “finding the genius of Both/And and moving … Continue reading

Micro-Targeting, Meta-Narratives, & Framing…oh MY!

stones construction

   I think that this is a TIMELY piece–since we are all going to hear contested messages & weaved narratives in the next 90 days.  With the election being neck and neck, we’re going to see the election decided by … Continue reading

Empathy First…Influence Next

master aptitude quote

How often have you heard this?  “Wow, that person just gets me. They’re good with people. They really know how to build rapport. They’re so responsive. We’re on the same wavelength!”  Who pops into your mind? Well, you’re describing someone … Continue reading

Sweating The Small Stuff – My Favorite Quotes

Below is a collection of some of my favorite quotes on details and the small stuff… “Inches make champions” — Vince Lombardi “You find out life’s this game of inches, so is football. Because in either game – life or … Continue reading