Almost everyone I know who has traveled to or lived in the developing world have stories about their experience being close to levels of poverty most of us cannot imagine. When asked how they dealt with it, most said they were only able to confront it by “disconnecting” — going into a kind of blind zone where they “tune out” the death and suffering. Indeed, how do most of us deal with statistics such as a more than a billion people live on less than $2.50 a day
Jim Selman and Robert Richman discuss culture as a driving force.
Robert Richman is a Cultural Strategist and author of The Cultural Blueprint, A Guide to Building a High Performance Workplace.
No. This is not a discussion about his or anyone’s sexual orientation. This about living heterogeneous or homogeneous lives and whether there is any room in the political arena for generous listening and respect for someone else’s point of view. This is an inquiry into how we think about life and the world and the current state of our Uncivil society.
A couple of years ago I wrote a blog called “Free Speech: Who’s Listening” in which I pointed to the fact that
Jim Selman talks with award winning producer Barnet Bain about Bain’s new book: The Book of Doing and Being”.