September 19, 2019
Is this a sign of the future? Companies are finding themselves at odds with their workforces (and, in some cases, their customers) for being involved at any level with immigration enforcement. This is the lead in a recent addition of Axios . Most corporate social responsibility initiatives happen when the issue is aligned with an organizations mission, vision, values and goals. (Think Patagonia and Nike ). But is it now possible that companies will have to take stands on immigration, guns, and similar issues even when those issues have nothing to do with their mission?

I know more driven people who can't entirely enjoy success because they're so worried that success won't last. (I might also be in that category). There's a good article in the New York Times that examines this phenomenon. The article quotes one researcher who found that experiencing positive emotions doesn’t set you up for disappointment , but increases your likelihood of achieving your work, health and relationship aspirations .

Book Recommendation: She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement
“She Said,” by Megan Twohey and Jodi Kantor , has deservedly received a lot of media attention. It’s a page turner, with a step-by-step look at the reporters’ investigation of Harvey Weinstein. It’s devastating. Weinstein is a monster, of course; what he did to women is significantly beyond any harassment investigations I’ve ever seen. In fact, his actions are less sexual harassment and more pathological, sadistic power trip. Yet he’s not the only villain: Gloria Allred and Lisa Bloom, two ostensibly feminist attorneys, are described as complicit in the coverups. Here's my mini review.


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And...from happiness researcher Shawn Achor (complete with typo):