Personal Control

Note: Readership of this blog stretches to over 150 countries and as we prepared to post this particular essay I realized the message is most applicable to parents in the western world…parents who have the time and money to over-complicate things. In much of the developing world where basic survival is the challenge, parents will viscerally understand this mechanical sensibility because […]

Chapter 24 Semantics Matter: Making Your Machines Visible Your real-time vocabulary matters. Choose the right words—what you say overtly and what you say in your head—to keep yourself on track. Because a work, health, or relationship system can’t be physically touched doesn’t mean it’s not there. But this system invisibility is why people don’t pay attention […]