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Dan Erwin
St Anthony, MN
Interests: opera, theater, water sports, hiking, reading, biking, skiing, chamber orchestra
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Most managers are uncomfortable motivating employees. Here's a strategy for a difficult task. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Dan Erwin
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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
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Critical thinking: it's not just for nerds. Is it on your agenda? Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2017 at Dan Erwin
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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
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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
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Does your team go off track? Here's the tool for managing collalboration.. Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2017 at Dan Erwin
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Thinking is not as easy as you think. Understanding the issues is the first step toward creativity. Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2017 at Dan Erwin
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Fearful you'll lose your job to artificial intelligence? That's half the picture. Job creation is also in the picture. Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2017 at Dan Erwin
I respect the office. That does not necessarily imply that I respect the person.
Toggle Commented Jun 19, 2017 on When Life Is Beyond Your Control at Dan Erwin
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Mitch Landrieu's eloquent and risky speech, a speech by a Southerner and the mayor of New Orleans. Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2017 at Dan Erwin
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Peg Noonan and "democracy is not your plaything" Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2017 at Dan Erwin
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the power--and difficulty--of admitting mistakes and failure Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2017 at Dan Erwin
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Here are 5 posts with huge readership. Why are readers so interested in these issues? Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2017 at Dan Erwin
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Assessing personnel can be difficult. A new process, psycho-rhetoric, also has a few simple strategies. Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2017 at Dan Erwin
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Does the political reality structure control you? Or do you have a better way of looking at life and the environment? Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2017 at Dan Erwin
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Learning the rules of conversation will give you more freedom. Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2017 at Dan Erwin
Gloria Steinem creates a male category in opposition to "chick flicks." What do you think about her gory, blood-and-guts, male category? Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2017 at Dan Erwin
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How can you tell an expert from a novice--or a non-expert? Here are three keys. Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2017 at Dan Erwin
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Have Americans lost their faith in expertise? If so, why is this the case? Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2017 at Dan Erwin
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How do words really work? Why so much misunderstanding? Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2017 at Dan Erwin
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How do you explain or define political insanity? Here's an understandable definition. Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2017 at Dan Erwin
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Some of the most important business competencies are hidden in plain sight. Here's a powerful example that few know how to manage. Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2017 at Dan Erwin
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The Trump presidency remains grossly misunderstood. Here's a significant and intriguing perspective. Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2017 at Dan Erwin