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Why Human Development Appears to be so Bass Ackwards

Bass Ackwards is a term used in our family to not swear. Put the B on Ackwards and you have the true meaning. 

We've become a society that is so set on constructing resources and processes to react to specific issues that come up with people and groups that we are missing the better path to prevent those issues from coming up and taking ourselves in new directions of possibility. Just look at the US healthcare system that is set up, mostly because of money, to deal with people when they are sick rather than setting up structures and processes to enhance their well-being and keeping them there.

How can we structure and work on human development in a more forward-thinking manner and how do we go about our lives in a more foundational and positive way?

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My Teenage Son Just Said He was an Idiot and Lazy - a Lesson in Emotional Intelligence

I just got done having a conversation with my son about his developing 'teenager' attitude as well as how my wife and I were frustrated with the processes he was using (or wasn't) to develop skills he'd need later in life doing things he's said he enjoys..basketball.

I asked him for feedback and he said he became made at some of my comments. When I asked him to elaborate, he said he was an idiot and lazy. He was book smart, but that was it.Read More

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