Santa Fe New Mexican Special Insert

At the conclusion of a summer strike in 2011, the New Mexico nurses union (District 1199NM, National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees) paid for an 8-page insert to the Santa Fe New Mexican newspaper. The full 8-page insert is here as a pdf. I was mentioned on Page 3 of the insert.

India: Think Before You Speak

Think before you speak

As printed in the 20 November 2007 edition of DNA (Daily News & Analysis), Mumbai edition. By Prachi Rege Our assumptions could lead to major communication problems. Prachi Rege attends a seminar on General Semantics — a theory that makes us aware of our behaviour thereby setting a base for effective communication. The daily experiences … Read on …

India: National Workshop

Andrea Johnson, Steve Stockdale

Reprinted with permission from: Centre for Contemporary Theory, Vadodara, Gujarat, India            Twelfth National Workshop Cognitive Language Skills for the 21st Century 3rd – 5th November 2007 A Report One of the dominant concerns of contemporary social and political theory and one which has engaged if not captured the attention of theorizing … Read on …

India: National Workshop on General Semantics

Hindi News

As printed in the 6 November 2007 edition of DIVYA BHASKAR DAILY, Gujarat, India. General Semantics is a topic somewhat unfamiliar to the common man, but it concerns something that plays a very significant role in our daily life. The twelfth National Workshop of the Forum for Contemporary Theory, titled “Cognitive Language Skills for Twenty … Read on …

He takes little at face value

Face Value

(Reprinted with permission of the author, DIANA KUNDE) Sun, Nov. 5, 2005 Special to the Dallas Morning News FORT WORTH—What do you answer when your toddler asks, “What’s this?” What’s likely to follow when a politician begins a sentence with: “The fact of the matter is … ?” And what do these questions have to … Read on …

Capitalizing on Career Chaos

Harkness cover

I contributed to the book by a mentor, Dr. Helen Harkness, Capitalizing on Career Chaos: Bringing Creativity and Purpose to Your Work and Life, (2005, Nicholas Brealey Publishing, ISBN 0-89106-209-2). Following are the excerpts that document my case study. Success Based on the Authentic Self (p. 41) Steve graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy … Read on …

Avoiding dating disasters

Avoiding dating disasters

(Reprinted with permission of the Dallas Morning News) Expert advises altering expectations as people seek new relationships Monday, December 29, 2003 By ALINE McKENZIE / The Dallas Morning News [Disclaimer: I’ve never used the word “expert” to refer to myself about anything. Not seriously. The background for this story is that Aline read the catalog … Read on …

Brimming with knowledge

Brimming with knowledge

From the July 18, 2003 print edition of the Dallas Business Journal Mike Whiteley Tarrant/Denton editor When 16-year-old honors student Taylor Hess got expelled for carrying a bread knife onto the campus of L.D. Bell High School in the bed of his pickup, school officials drew more than the ire of stunned students and parents … Read on …

It’s a study of our lives (in so many words)

Study of our lives

(Reprinted with permission of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram)Posted on Tue, Aug. 13, 2002By PAUL BOURGEOIS Star-Telegram Staff Writer FORT WORTH – Our language affects our behavior, and our behavior affects our language. That is the very basic idea behind the Center for General Semantics, a new resource in downtown Fort Worth. The center includes the … Read on …