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"Good People"

by Katherine Tyler Scott

In conversation with a number of friends and colleagues about the recent violence in the United States Capital during which thousands of mostly white men and white nationalists stormed it looking for the leaders of the Congress and defiling, defacing and destroying property and symbols of democracy for hours, I heard some trying to make sense of what happened as “good people doing bad things;” or “good people making bad choices.” Many people of conscience are trying to understand what they saw, what it means and how and why it happened...


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Thunderstorm while the sun is shining

Confusion: Trap or Transformation?

by Katherine Tyler Scott

Medical research indicates mixed messages heighten anxiety and confusion in patients. In addition to the patient, the family or support system should also be treated. Systems and teams are no different. Confusion is normal during change. If a leader injects conflicting messages, the systems becomes trapped and preempted from transformation.


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