Leslie H. Gelb on Egypt, Syria: Take a Deep Breath, America

TheDailyBeast.com June 18, 2012 Blogger's Note: classic..."Then what?" dialog... Before jumping into Egypt or Syria, the U.S. needs to think about what comes next, next, and next. And then, don’t jump, writes Leslie H. Gelb. Only American foreign-policy experts who know only “policy” and nothing about actual countries would dare to choose sides in Mideast …

U.N. Investigator Decries U.S. Use Of Killer Drones By Stephanie Nebehay

Blogger's note: interesting, how does the US uphold international law here? For or against the operations, one has to ponder the precedent and how it would apply to other nations--not to mention a deflation of war...and against who? Reuters.com June 19, 2012 GENEVA -- A U.N. investigator has called on the Obama administration to justify …

THE 7 BIGGEST CREATIVITY KILLERS by GAIA AND ANDREW GRANT

view original / Fast Company A crime scene investigation is underway to investigate a death. This is not an average death, this is the death of creative thinking. You see while IQ levels have been rising owing to enriched environments (the Flynn effect), creativity scores have actually been falling over time. After analyzing up to …

Air Force Brings Unmanned Space Plane Home By Alicia Chang

Washington Post June 17, 2012 Pg. 7 Mission shrouded in secrecy stirs speculation over craft's purpose Associated Press LOS ANGELES--An unmanned Air Force space plane steered itself to a landing early Saturday at a California military base, capping a 15-month clandestine mission. The spacecraft, which was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida …

Where Have All the Geniuses Gone? 10 Keys to The Creative

By J. William DeMarco Our world is not black and white.  It’s a world filled with shades of gray, with uncertainties and dilemmas.  As leaders we need to embrace the gray and help others develop the creative wherewithal to understand and live in the grays--making tomorrow's leaders and the organization better.  If we are to …