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Dan Erwin
St Anthony, MN
Interests: opera, theater, water sports, hiking, reading, biking, skiing, chamber orchestra
Recent Activity
Participating in cross-disciplinary teams--"extreme teaming" requires skills that don't come naturally. What's to be done? Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Dan Erwin
Colleges struggle to balance free speech with student's objections to unpopular views. How are colleges dealing with the issue. Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2018 at Dan Erwin
Do chameleons get ahead? Absolutely. But you'd better be careful. Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2018 at Dan Erwin
Americans have a history of resolving makor challenges. Will that be true in the information economy? Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2018 at Dan Erwin
For most of us our self-awareness is fairly limited, but there is a way to significantly enhance our self-awareness. Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2018 at Dan Erwin
Cover up is the nature of business, government and the military. My Lai is the classic example. Hersh writes the history of the original story. Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2018 at Dan Erwin
What makes for meaningful work? Right boss? Right firm? Surprisingly, neither of those two. Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2018 at Dan Erwin
Are the younger generations in the workplace really different? Or is that just a con job? Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2018 at Dan Erwin
One of the most damaging of the cognitive biases is the illusion of control. But with one skill, you can control the illusion. Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2018 at Dan Erwin
Yascha Mounk says that democracy is in the worst crisis since the 1930s. Why? Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2018 at Dan Erwin
For best opportunities and biggest rewards is it your brainpower, your emotional power or your social power? You may be surprised. Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2018 at Dan Erwin
Will you be surprised to know who actually governs the country? Here's the conclusion and the research. Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2018 at Dan Erwin
How much time do you spend thinking about your business? Are their reasons for not thinking? Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2018 at Dan Erwin
How the super bowl is just more bread and circus. What's bread and circus? Long history to that question. Continue reading
Posted Feb 7, 2018 at Dan Erwin
Hofstadter's paranoid style is as relevant today as in the 'sixties. Conspiracy theories are always available to choke off intelligence. Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2018 at Dan Erwin
Power is everywhere. You can't escape. So you might as well learn to use it. Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2018 at Dan Erwin
Networking is nothing new. DaVinci used it as his modus operandi in the 16th century. Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2018 at Dan Erwin
Most managers are uncomfortable motivating employees. Here's a strategy for a difficult task. Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2017 at Dan Erwin
Keeping your enemies close is appropriate, but how do you do that? Here's the key. Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2017 at Dan Erwin
Critical thinking: it's not just for nerds. Is it on your agenda? Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2017 at Dan Erwin
Recent studies in metacommunication profoundly enhance organizational conversation. Here are several strategies Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2017 at Dan Erwin
Hugh Hefner, the grinning pimp of American society Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2017 at Dan Erwin
Here's how to deal with people who treat you like dirt. You can survive assholes. Review of Bob Sutton's latest book. Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2017 at Dan Erwin
How did the Republican party get in this mess? Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2017 at Dan Erwin
Does your team go off track? Here's the tool for managing collalboration.. Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2017 at Dan Erwin