Category Archives: Influence

A Problem Related to Spirituality: Understanding the Concept of Free Will

Until the End of May these blogs will focus on problems related to creating a spiritual life. Lewis Answers: One of the most commonly discussed ideas among thinkers great and small is whether human have freedom of choice or is … Continue reading

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Q & A on Synergy, Christopher Alexander’s Pattern Language and Problem Solving

Foundational principle of this Conversation: To explore how the recognition of subtle patterns can help one to solve complex problems. Pattern: A pattern is a type of theme of recurring events or objects, sometimes referred to as elements of a set of objects. … Continue reading

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How To Solve Complex Problems?

Thanks for visiting The Harrison Center for Personal Development. The site is focused on how to improve people’s live through the creation of problems solving skills and decision science. Please explore our website and our many blog posts. Each page … Continue reading

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The Tea Party vs Occupy Wall Street and the Future

Thanks for visiting The Harrison Center for Personal Development. Please explore our website and our many blog posts. Each page has something different to offer  the creative thinker who has a passion for ideas. Please click on the button “How … Continue reading

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The Greatness of Nelson Mandela and Leadership

How does one define greatness? Nelson Mandela’s death got me thinking about what makes a great leader? I am interested in exploring how genuine leadership can guide organizations towards greater individual and group effectiveness.   Let’s define leadership. I believe … Continue reading

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A Woody Allen Joke About Marriage

  Game Theory based strategies deal not with mathematics  alone but with the idea that human often act irrationally Thanksgiving is a time of family etc. My wife and I were watching  a movie about marriage and ruminating on why … Continue reading

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Leadership Development

Many associations and corporations speak of leadership development but don’t know where to begin. We were recently offering a women’s leadership training, exploring leadership styles in organizations. It soon became clear that one of the most sophisticated skills one can … Continue reading

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