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Do New Socialists Really Want Socialism?

Increasingly in the US, it’s becoming more socially acceptable—perhaps even fashionable—to be anti-wealth and anti-capitalism. Even identifying as a socialist is no longer the dominion of the far left but is gaining popularity. Interestingly, the meanings I see thrown about for socialism and capitalism rarely agree with the traditional definitions.

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Holacracy, A New Operating System for Organizations

“Holacracy is not something to go beyond, it is beyond.” This statement from David Allen, author of the iconic book, Getting Things Done, illustrates the challenge of describing the Holacratic approach to operating an organization. Allen was a speaker at the first Global Holacracy Forum, held in Amsterdam, which I recently attended. What is Holacracy? […]

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Real Estate Sale/Leaseback Can Be a Win-Win

Not long ago the Rapid City Journal did an excellent two-part series on the 1986 sale/leaseback by the State of South Dakota of many of its government buildings. The proceeds of the sale/leaseback put a total of $29 million into infrastructure improvement over several years, with no cost to taxpayers. It was described by then-governor […]

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