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The One Thing That Kills Accountability Stone Dead!

When you blame you give up your power to make changes<p>The blame game - it's so easy. When shit hits the fan, the easiest thing in the world is to point fingers and find some poor unsuspecting employee to blame.<p>Hell, it's so much easier just to fire whoever was responsible for creating such a panic …

Why Leaders Treat People Unfairly

One of the biggest reasons people complain about, and leave their jobs, is unfair treatment—being rewarded less than other employees, being passed …

The Search for the Tsiako Beast

These old episodes of Mysterious Encounters are great. In this one they head to the Olympic Rain Forest.

Children who kill - From shootings to stranglings, 11 evil kids and how they took another young life

It's rare for a child to commit a serious crime , and even rarer for that act to be murder.<p>So when these cases make the news, they fascinate readers, …

Lord of the Flies is still a blueprint for savagery

"I'm afraid. Of us."<p>Those words first appeared in print exactly 60 years ago when William Golding published his most famous novel, Lord of the …

Literature

Violent Media and Aggressive Behavior in Children

Dillon, K. P., & Bushman, B. J. (2017, in press). Effects of Exposure to Gun Violence in Movies on Children’s Interest in Real Guns. <i>JAMA …

The lust for power

<i>Power attracts the corruptible. Suspect all who seek it.</i><p>– Frank Herbert, “Dune”<p>It was nothing more than a random headline my husband read out loud …

Take Ownership: How to Rise Up as a Leader in 2018

Leadership is in high demand. Here are 6 steps to becoming a better leader in the new year.<p>I'm often asked what is the number one skill that I would focus on if I want to achieve success in business and in life. My answer is always leadership.<p>There is a leader within everyone, and I am obsessed …

The Hard Science of Teamwork

Like many people, I’ve encountered teams that are “clicking.” I’ve experienced the “buzz” of a group that’s blazing away with new ideas in a way that makes it seem they can read each others’ minds. We think of building teams that operate on this plane as an art, or even magic. It’s not something …

Six Common Misperceptions about Teamwork

Teamwork and collaboration are critical to mission achievement in any organization that has to respond quickly to changing circumstances. My research in the U.S. intelligence community has not only affirmed that idea but also surfaced a number of mistaken beliefs about teamwork that can sidetrack …

Humanity may not be hardwired for violence, after all

We talk about war and human violence every day on the news program I host, The World. But, as experimental psychologist Steven Pinker reminded me recently, "You don't say where things are going right. What about all the parts of the world that used to be in flames, just consumed by war, but which …

Grave Found on Shipwreck Island: ' Lord of the Flies Stuff '

Beacon Island off the western coast of Australia is better known as Murder Island or Batavia's Graveyard. The reason is simple: After the Dutch East …

Latest California Wildfire Endangers Getty Center and Here's What Could Be Lost if It Goes Up in Flames

California is on fire again, as high December Santa Ana winds meet dry brush, near-zero humidity, and a flame.<p>This time, one fire, in particular, is …

Survivor Shares Terrifying Moments Before Plane Crash

It's August 2008 and Spanair Flight 5022 is late taking off from Madrid-Barajas airport. Seconds after lift off, the unthinkable happens as the plane …

Plane Crash