The Cold, Unforgiving World

The Cold, Unforgiving World

Ignorance vs. Knowledge Decision-making Jobs and Opportunities Technological disruption Evolution Cybercrime Today’s realities Writing a monthly newsletter is always an adventure, involving research that inevitably causes reflection on humans as a species, and how we act and react in recurring situations. The result can be the disequilibrium of the labyrinth, or the Minotaur challenging what […]

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Election 2016

Election 2016 – Hold Your Nose, But VOTE

The publication of this October post  has been, I admit, delayed by the current unsavory presidential election. I have performed multiple research projects, authored eight books, and written numerous photo/essays. I admit to intense editing and debate over word usage, but have never struggled for words to express my analysis or feelings until now. For […]

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ACTION – 6-Step Problem Solving

I am honored to be a one-day (September 13, 2016) guest instructor at the University of Wisconsin, Marathon Campus class on “Process Engineering Teams“. The subjects are the contents of my book Decision-making in a Disruptive Reordering, and the ACTION problem-solving methodology contained in ERP Lessons Learned – Structured Process. An additional, extremely important topic […]

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The Little Boy Asked - Why? The Search for Answers - Wayne L. Staley

How Millenials Can Rediscover The American Dream

American Millennials today live via their smart phones, have an insatiable need to validate facts, and falsely assume that expert information comes from independent, unimpeachable organizations. Once a global force for progress and prosperity, the once-energizing American Dream is fading. Today’s young adults are getting a raw deal. Greed and a self-serving political class have […]

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Reality Check

Reality Check

This blog posting is devoted to helping the young people of America discover the truth about government and economics. Both will shape your future, but your voice and actions will help determine what kind it will be. Cold, Hard, FACTS Go to the government website, the report card for our economy, and bookmark it for […]

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You Control Your Future

In case no one ever told you, you own your future. Yelling and screaming is normally a waste of time. You are at the bottom of a metaphorical black hole and while parents, teachers, friends, and government can lower a rope, you must climb to daylight. It is a given that some people start in […]

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The Effects of “Social” on the Workplace and Decision-making

Young people today are digital natives, in sync with the twins of mobile computer technology and social networking. Many, however, fail to define the differences between the various social terms. It is a profoundly important distinction for today’s youth if they are going to make good decisions.  (For more on effective decision-making, see my book Decision-making […]

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Wayne L. Staley

Decision-Making in a Disruptive Reordering

Technological disruption is affecting the workplace and the future for current workers. Good jobs are lost to the global economy, replaced by positions with fewer opportunities and lower pay. Given constant advancement in the development of Artificial Intelligence, Academic degrees will quickly become outdated as automated processes become more and more pervasive. Meanwhile, there are […]

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