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If you are overwhelmed with the daily routine of the here and now and don’t have time to step back and reflect. If you feel that you are increasingly surprised by new developments. If you feel that the lack of a broader picture makes your work less effective. Then you’ve landed on the right page.

Looking Sideways aims to make you step back, explore and reconsider. It aims to empower you to take a different tack to the challenge at hand. It aims to provide novel facts and evidence-based insights, and deconstruct self-evident truths (which are often just socially endorsed stereotypes). When the truth is no more than lies waiting to come out, curiosity is the best medicine.

Find about it here.



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By Aldo Matteucci on 10 Apr 2013 | From the channel/s: 

I have been reading too much on persuasion, these days, and I have even done some pontificating on the subject matter.

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By Aldo Matteucci on 8 Apr 2013 | From the channel/s: 

I shall begin with an analogy. “Killing two birds with one stone” is a nice metaphor for what I am about to do: reply to two blogs in one go.

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By Aldo Matteucci on 7 Apr 2013 | From the channel/s: 

For the reflective man

Is the creation simply a circle of greed?

The ocean is certainly not agitated

By fish flashing about

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By Aldo Matteucci on 30 Mar 2013 | From the channel/s: 

Professor Raymond Cohen, a leading historian of diplomacy, says “The practice of Greek diplomacy was quite rudimentary” (…) “Compared with Persian cosmopolitanism, Greek diplomacy was provincial and unpolished”.

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By Aldo Matteucci on 28 Mar 2013 | From the channel/s: 

“Past performance is no indicator of future success” is a warning attached to many financial products that are hawked in the Street. Few people pay any attention to the warning. In fact, “past performance” is the basis of meritocracy.

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By Aldo Matteucci on 27 Mar 2013 | From the channel/s: 

For over two thousand years we have celebrated heroes – in war and in diplomacy. By din of skill and savvy they changed the circumstances in their favor. People who argued otherwise – like Lev Tolstoy – were called “revisionists” (a sulphorous group).

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By Aldo Matteucci on 26 Mar 2013 | From the channel/s: 

we can exchange tools: here is the "BULLSHIT GENERATOR

http://www.atrixnet.com/bs-generator.html

 

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By Aldo Matteucci on 26 Mar 2013 | From the channel/s: 

A landmark document created at the request of NATO has proposed a set of rules for how international cyber- warfare should be conducted.

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By Aldo Matteucci on 18 Mar 2013 | From the channel/s: 

The New York Times is having a debate in its “Room for debate”.

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By Aldo Matteucci on 17 Mar 2013 | From the channel/s: 

 

The internet washes up all sorts of flotsam. Along the way,  comments attach themselves to an innocent photo, affording me an opportunity for a rumination on cultural differences.

I’ve received this photo both from people in Europe and the US

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