Author: christopher-pollard


Thank You President Obama

“If something needs fixing, lace up your shoes and do some organizing.” – President Obama

“I am asking you to believe. Not in my ability to bring about change – but in yours.”
– President Obama

“The scrappy kid from Scranton who became Delaware’s favorite son.” – President Obama

Emotion For Our Pets Helps Explain Human Health Spending

Harriet exploring on the shores of the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. Photo: Christopher Pollard

In almost every year since the 1960s, health care spending has grown at least as fast as the overall economy, and often much faster. Strange as it may sound, how we care for our pets offers some answers.

Source: How Emotion Over Pet Care Helps Explain Human Health Spending – The New York Times

Leader as a Social Architect

Leadership success is largely governed by, amongst other things, one’s ability to create an ecosystem of engagement, meaning, performance and growth.

Source: Organizational Leader as a Social Architect – Tanmay Vora

2017: The Geopolitical Recession

This is Eurasia Group’s annual forecast of the political risks that are most likely to play out over the course of the year. This year’s 2017 report indicates that we’ve reached a G-Zero world-a world with no global leaders.

Source: Eurasia Group | Top Risks 2017: The Geopolitical Recession