HENRY CLOUD ~ NECESSARY ENDINGS ~ 2011

~ TBCM:GH ~ The Big Change Motivator: Get Hopeless

~ IAFR-H-ITWQYCH ~ In A False Reality – Hope – Is The Worst Quality You Can Have!

~ ITAO-R-O-R-TTTMTIGTH-IIPTFSTONE ~ In The Absence Of – Real – Objective – Reasons – To Think That More Time Is Going To Help – It Is Probably Time For Some Type Of Necessary Ending

~ WR-OTTFTIWTTW-DIHFBTTIGTBDFT? ~ What Reason – Other Than The Fact That I Want This To Work – Do I Have For Believing That Tomorrow Is Going To Be Different From Today?

~ TBPOTFITP ~ The Best Predictor Of The Future Is The Past

~ WITPICTICBI? ~ What In The Picture Is Changing That I Can Believe In?

~ RDNMAPWIUFAPPSFIAOAS ~ Recommitment Does Not Make A Person Who Is Unsuited For A Particular Position Suited For It All Of A Sudden

~ PBSWHAHOLYDIARMNCITOTF ~ Promises By Someone Who Has A History Of Letting You Down In A Relationship Mean Nothing Certain In Terms Of The Future

~ YCDWEITSW ~ You Cannot Deal With Everyone In The Same Way

~ WTPI-TWPSTLTIIAMA ~ When Truth Presents Itself – The Wise Person Sees The Light – Takes It In – And – Makes Adjustments

~ YHTGI-PM-N-HM-WDWEP ~ You Have To Go Into – Protection Mode – Not – Helping Mode – When Dealing With Evil People

~ YMSPFWTTA-PY-CAVNE-A-HNMTDWT ~ You Must See People For Who They Truly Are – Protect Yourself – Create A Very Necessary Ending – And – Have Nothing More To Do With Them

~ TFOTNATDOTP ~ The Fear Of The Negative And The Draw Of The Positive

~ YWNDTCBTT ~ You Were Not Designed To Cope But To Thrive

~ UA-INCBFO-C-A-F-O-A-BB-AGLDT-M-A-W-N ~ Urgent Action – Is Not Created By Feelings Of – Contentment – Anxiety – Frustration – Or – Anger – But By – A Gut-Level Determination To – Move – And – Win – Now

~ UITNN ~ Urgent Is The New Normal

~ WOAIWTGUTHTOO? ~ Which One Am I Willing To Give Up To Have The Other One?

~ T-HM-TNOIG-BI-BAPL-AW ~ The – Hoarder Mentality – Thrives Not Only In Garages – But In – Business And People’s Lives – As Well

~ IYAGTOIL-TWWTB?-SAD ~ If You Are Going To Do It Later – Then When Will That Be? – Set A Date

~ WRRDYHFW?-WSIAYWOTIANTHBYCMTM?~ What Real Reason Do You Have For Waiting – What Specific Information Are You Waiting On That Is Absolutely Necessary To Have Before You Can Make The Move?

HEIDI BOGHOSIAN ~ SPYING ON DEMOCRACY ~ 2013

~ A-IGI-TC-AT-A-CO-SM-PI-ITHO-ATR ~ An – Intelligence-Gathering Infrastructure – That Commands – Access To – And – Control Over – So Much – Personal Information – Is The Hallmark Of – A Totalitarian Regime

~ RS-MP-LF ~ Relentless Surveillance – Makes People – Less Free

~ WOW-UF-ND-A-ANBDA-PAH ~ Weapons Of War – Used For – National Defense – Abroad – Are Now Being Deployed Against – People At Home

~ GOITMSMUS ~ Government Officials Insist That Mass Surveillance Makes Us Safer

~ NCOTS ~ Normalizing Cultural Obedience Through Surveillance

~ MATH ~ Military Applications Turn Homeward

~ GD ~ Going Dark

~ CSI-HW-L-C-A-L ~ Constant Surveillance Influences – How We – Live – Connect – And – Learn

~ T-PAPD-ITAMB-P-SS-AB-GI ~ Today – Privacy And Political Dissent – Is Threatened As Much By – Private-Sector Spying – As By – Government Intrusion

~ CIAI ~ Corporate Immunity And Impunity

~ WIGODBCIR-TPARI ~ When Improper Gathering Of Data By Corporations Is Revealed – The Penalties Are Relatively Insignificant

~ ICTB-SP-F-DCT-TI-D-SJO-A-MCLACG ~ It Continues To Be – Standard Practice – For – Domestic Counterintelligence Tactics – To Include – Disrupting – Social Justice Organizations – And – Maligning Charismatic Leaders And Community Groups

~ NOPS ~ Networks Of Political Surveillance

~ TUOWLI ~ The Uncertainty Of Who’s Listening In

~ AD-OI ~ Always Deceptive – Often Illegal

~ TOC ~ Titians Of Counterintelligence

~ NSSE ~ National Special Security Events

~ SOC ~ Spying On Children

~ LPCP ~ Laws Protecting Children’s Privacy

~ AITC ~ An Irritant To Corporations

~ SAMAEDPMPASR ~ Storing And Managing Aggregated Electronic Data Poses Many Privacy And Security Risks

~ IICTRBTLOAAITCHOC ~ It Is Crucial To Roll Back The Level Of Access And Influence That Corporations Have Over Children

~ WWTPOFB-S-C-S-IA-CS-WEWD-PTT-CT-AMSG ~ We Want To Prevent Ourselves From Becoming – Silenced – Compliant – Subjects – In A – Corporatized Society – Where Everything We Do – Passes Through Technology – Connected To – A Militarized Surveillance Grid

~ AWRATCOD ~ All Who Resist – Are – The Custodians Of Democracy

SIMON SINEK ~ START WITH WHY ~ 2009

~ JBIWDMIR ~ Just Because It Works Doesn’t Make It Right

~ PDB-W-YD-TB-W-YDI ~ People Don’t Buy – WHAT – You Do – They Buy – WHY – You Do It

~ CD&C ~ Clarity / Discipline / Consistency

~ EYSAEYDHTPWYB ~ Everything You Say And Everything You Do Has To Prove What You Believe

~ IYDK-W-YCK-H ~ If You Don’t Know – WHY – You Can’t Know – HOW

~ TINAC ~ Trust Is Not A Checklist

~ WMB-W-SJH ~ When Motivated By – WHY – Success Just Happens

~ GTPSTBI ~ Give The People Something To Believe In

~ WA-W-IC-TWSTBWBDTI-AM-WTTPIBITL ~ When A – WHY – Is Clear – Those Who Share That Belief Will Be Drawn To It – And Maybe – Want To Take Part In Bringing It To Life

~ TWK-W-NTWK-H ~ Those Who Know – WHY – Need Those Who Know – HOW

~ TCTWTTSOATWB ~ To Change The World Takes The Support Of All Those Who Believe

~ CINA-S-IA-L ~ Communication Is Not About – Speaking – It’s About – Listening

~ V-IA-F-NA-C-II-P ~ Value – Is A – Feeling – Not A – Calculation – It Is – Perception

~ AOSWW-BOTGOKTWCYAY ~ All Organizations Start With Why – But Only The Great Ones Keep Their Why Clear Year After Year

~ IT-B-IY-PPIOT-SYWTI ~ If This – Book – Inspired You – Please Pass It On To – Someone You Want To Inspire

MICHAEL LEWIS ~ THE BIG SHORT ~ 2010

~ HDYMPPFWWWAS?-YGTCL ~ How Do You Make Poor People Feel Wealthy When Wages Are Stagnant? – You Give Them Cheap Loans

~ BTCADH-EOWS ~ Bad Things Can And Do Happen – Especially On Wall Street

~ WAYAMTBABYOFIC-A-AFTRATM? ~ “Why Are You Asking Me To Bet Against Bonds Your Own Firm Is Creating – And – Arranging For The Rating Agencies To Mis-Rate?”

~ TCYWTTM-THIWTPIF ~ The Closer You Were To The Market – The Harder It Was To Perceive Its Folly

~ TSMMHASTFOWNTBC ~ The Subprime Mortgage Market Had A Special Talent For Obscuring What Needed To Be Clarified

~ TMATBIOL ~ The Market Appeared To Believe Its Own Lie

~ TIA? ~ This Is Allowed?

~ WATRAOAT? ~ “Where Are The Ratings Agencies In All This?”

~ ALOTBFOWSDNUTOR-AWIP ~ A Lot Of The Biggest Firms On Wall Street Did Not Understand Their Own Risks – And Were In Peril

~ FTMPWTFTMFSOF ~ Far Too Many People Were Taking Far Too Many Financial Statements On Faith

~ L&W ~ Long And Wrong

~ ITMTETPWRBWSFTSPE-SSMOTLDOPBTWTDCBTIPE ~ It’s Too Much To Expect The People Who Run Big Wall Street Firms To Speak Plain English – Since So Much Of Their Livelihood Depends On People Believing That What They Do Cannot Be Translated Into Plain English

~ TBWSF-SSSASI-HSBTDM-TPWRTDNUTOB-A-TROKELN ~ The Big Wall Street Firms – Seemingly So Shrewd And Self-Interested – Had Somehow Become The Dumb Money – The People Who Ran Them Did Not Understand Their Own Businesses – And – Their Regulators Obviously Knew Even Less

~ TWTPWM:WPDWIHC-B-TWSRFTOATTMNCTOWTO ~ That Was The Problem With Money: What People Did With It Had Consequences – But – They Were So Remote From The Original Action That The Mind Never Connected The One With The Other

~ TPWTLBHBATF-TPWTLBHBATS ~ The Problem Wasn’t That Lehman Brothers Had Been Allowed To Fail – The Problem Was That Lehman Brothers Had Been Allowed To Succeed

CHRISTINE PEARSON + CHRISTINE PORATH ~ THE COST OF BAD BEHAVIOR ~ 2009

~ TACFBB ~ There Are Costs For Bad Behavior

~ WIGU-IHATT-S-F-F-A-W ~ When Incivility Goes Unnoticed – It Has A Tendency To – Spread – Fast – Far – And – Wide

~ MTEOIACOBB ~ Managing The Effects Of Incivility Also Costs Organizations Big Bucks

~ EWEATEMEPC ~ Employees Who Endure A Toxic Environment May Experience Personality Changes

~ SPASDTEITTPTIFFTGAFTUE ~ Some People Are So Desperate To Escape Incivility That They Put Themselves Into Free Fall To Get Away From The Uncivil Environment

~ SOLRPSTOS ~ Sooner Or Later Rude People Sabotage Their Own Success

~ BBEYOA-DATYHAAROYC ~ Began By Evaluating Your Own Actions – Don’t Assume That You Have An Accurate Reading Of Your Civility

~ CIABN-IAWWMR ~ Civility Isn’t About “Being Nice” – It’s About Working With Mutual Respect

~ RYT-EIYCCTOB-YCCYA ~ Reframe Your Thinking – Even If You Can’t Change The Offender’s Behavior – You Can Change Your Attitude

~ PWCHALH ~ Preoccupation With Civility Has A Long History

CHRISTINE PEARSON + CHRISTINE PORATH ~ THE COST OF BAD BEHAVIOR

~ TACFBB ~ There Are Costs For Bad Behavior

~ WIGUIHATTSFFAW ~ When Incivility Goes Unnoticed, It Has A Tendency To Spread Fast, Far, And Wide

~ MTEOIACOBB ~ Managing The Effects Of Incivility Also Costs Organizations Big Bucks

~ EWEATEMEPC ~ Employees Who Endure A Toxic Environment May Experience Personality Changes

~ SPASDTEITTPTIFFTGAFTUE ~ Some People Are So Desperate To Escape Incivility That They Put Themselves Into Free Fall To Get Away From The Uncivil Environment

~ SOLRPSTOS ~ Sooner Or Later Rude People Sabotage Their Own Success

~ BBEYOA-DATYHAAROYC ~ Began By Evaluating Your Own Actions – Don’t Assume That You Have An Accurate Reading Of Your Civility

~ CIABN-IAWWMR ~ Civility Isn’t About “Being Nice” – It’s About Working With Mutual Respect

~ RYT-EIYCCTOBYCCYA ~ Reframe Your Thinking – Even If You Can’t Change The Offender’s Behavior, You Can Change Your Attitude

~ PWCHALH ~ Preoccupation With Civility Has A Long History

BJORN LOMBORG ~ COOL IT ~ 2007

~ GW-I-R-A-M-M-IWHASIOHATETTEOTC ~ Global Warming – Is – Real – And – Man-Made – It Will Have A Serious Impact On Humans And The Environment Toward The End Of This Century

~ WN-S-S-A-ME-S-F-GW-RT-EIWIE ~ We Need – Simpler – Smarter – And – More Efficient – Solutions – For – Global Warming – Rather Than – Excessive If Well-Intentioned Efforts

~ LAVECO2CMNWHOARSAIIFITF ~ Large And Very Expensive CO2 Cuts Made Now Will Have Only A Rather Small And Insignificant Impact Far Into The Future

~ ATBWTHTBCCO2? ~ Are There Better Ways To Help Than By Cutting CO2?

~ IWLITBCTBIABTBFFTP ~ I Would Like It To Be Cool To Be Impassioned About Doing The Best First For The Planet

~ WDJDSTMUFG-WDSTADG ~ We Didn’t Just Do Something That Made Us Feel Good – We Did Something That Actually Did Good

THOMAS CHANDLER HALIBURTON

~ IRCAD ~ It’s Raining Cats And Dogs

~ TEBGTW ~ The Early Bird Gets The Worm

~ DTAWN ~ Don’t Take Any Wooden Nickels

~ ASITSN ~ A Stitch In Time Saves Nine

~ QAAW ~ Quick As A Wink

~ DLAGHITM ~ Don’t Look A Gift Horse In The Mouth

~ TISTF ~ Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction

~ SIB ~ Seeing Is Believing

CHRIS FARRELL ~ THE NEW FRUGALITY ~ 2010

~ TNFMATWOAMOFWA-‘MOS’-IM ~ The New Frugality Means Accepting The Wisdom Of Always Managing Our Finances With A – “Margin Of Safety” – In Mind

~ TADOTIP ~ The American Dream On The Installment Plan

~ TMOD ~ The Merchants Of Debt

~ TMODPTCOCBHTTC ~ The Merchants Of Debt Promote The Convenience Of Credit But Hide The True Costs

~ YCGROU ~ You Can’t Get Rid Of Uncertainty

~ RM ~ Risk Matters

~ MCFPACEMTMBTFSIHTOTBBFYFH ~ Most Complex Financial Products And Cutting-Edge Money Tactics Manufactured By The Financial Services Industry Have Turned Out To Be Bad For Your Financial Health

~ IIY ~ Invest In Yourself

~ BRAW ~ Borrow Rarely And Wisely

~ GB ~ Give Back

~ TB ~ Think Big

~ AYS ~ Automate Your Savings

~ FD&WD ~ Foolish Debt And Wise Debt

~ LTDTB ~ Leaving The Debt Trap Behind

~ DPAYEIOB ~ Don’t Put All Your Eggs In One Basket

~ IITC ~ Invest In The Community

JOHN LANCHESTER ~ I.O.U. ~ 2010

~ TOFPDT-ATWCIPFI! ~ Thirty Or Forty People Did This – And The Whole Country Is Paying For It!

~ TFIHNAESFT ~ The Financial Industry Has Not Always Enjoyed Such Favored Treatment

~ WTFOTBW-CBAVPTRFATD ~ With The Fall Of The Berlin Wall – Capitalism Began A Victory Party That Ran For Almost Two Decades

~ CINIF-IIROTBOWTAATTTHSBG ~ Capitalism Is Not Inherently Fair – Instead It Runs On The Bases Of Winner Take All And To Them That Hath Shall Be Given

~ WTBGW-EGW ~ When The Banks Go Wrong – Everything Goes Wrong

~ TWJLFT-IWSTASTDC-FBAFI-FBNEAPCJTMAS ~ This Wasn’t Just Looking For Trouble – It Was Sending Trouble A “Save The Date” Card – Followed By A Formal Invitation – Followed By Nagging E-Mails And Phone Calls Just To Make Absolutely Sure

~ ACBID-CITATFMBAWTAIP-TNPTH ~ A Credit Bubble Is Different – Credit Is The Air That Financial Markets Breath – And – When The Air Is Poisoned – There’s No Place To Hide

~ WRAIDKCHT ~ What Regulators And Investors Didn’t Know Couldn’t Hurt Them

~ AWNEIBHD ~ A Whole New Era In Banking Had Dawned

~ KFSTB ~ Knighted For Services To Banking

~ HPIT? ~ How Postmodern is that?

~ WWASPLMTSW-N-I-J-O-A?-B-TWSTLTSE-STDC ~ Why Would Any Sane Person Lend Money To Someone With – No – Income – Job – Or – Assets? – Because – They Were Selling The Loan To Somebody Else – So They Didn’t Care

~ HDYDCIA?-BFWFLTMM ~ How Do You Drive Change In America? – By Finding Ways For Lawyers To Make Money

~ TFTNSTGAORASERHNEOE ~ The Fact That Noneconomists See The General Assumption Of Rationality As Self-Evidently Ridiculous Has No Effect On Economists

~ IOEDR-EPEDIDATCOATWNOIP ~ Instead Of Equations Describing Reality – Economics Produces Equations Describing Ideal Conditions And Theoretical Clarity Of A Type Which Never Occurs In Practice

~ SWPNTOITHBEWTW-ATSN ~ Sometimes What Politicians Need To Do Is To Hear Bankers Explain What They Want – And Then Say No

~ TEMCTBATEAOML-ETAIWISDB ~ The Economic Metaphor Came To Be Applied To Every Aspect Of Modern Life – Especially The Areas In Which It Simply Didn’t Belong

~ TFCTHSBAVAP-TYHTCAC ~ The First Conversation To Happen Should Be About Values And Principles – Then You Have The Conversation About Costs

~ WATGTB-AIGTBOHOAB ~ We’re About To Get The Bill – And It’s Going To Be One Hell Of A Bill

~ MTFIBISWSTROS-RTPOI ~ Make The Finance Industry Back Into Something Which Serves The Rest Of Society – Rather Than Preying On It

~ IAWROOR-TMI-E-P-A-E-I-CBSUIOSW-E ~ In A World Running Out Of Resources – The Most Important – Ethical – Political – And – Ecological – Idea – Can Be Summed Up In One Simple Word – Enough