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Training is an Investment 14 September 2016

If you do not educate your employees because you are scared that they may leave you, you will end up with mediocre employees and a dying business.

Classical authority seeks to create dependence, often because it is too scared to actually let its employees thrive and possibly threaten its supremacy. Leadership is about creating independent employees who can act with autonomy, mastery, purpose and a sense of ownership of the organisation.

If a business is as good as the people who conduct it, then investing in the education and training of the team is actually an investment in the quality of the products and services that the business offers its clients, who keep the business alive.

-Michael Kouly

The opposite of freedom 29 August 2016

The opposite of compulsiveness and impulsiveness is freedom

When we act compulsively, this means that our emotions, not our awareness are controlling our actions. We are neither our emotions nor our thoughts; that are just a result of our brain processing experiences from our five senses.

"Unless we change our mindset, in the next 100 years one of two things will most likely happen: Human species will bring planet earth to its knees, or planet earth will bring the human species to its knees. In both cases we are f...."