If you’ve never checked out Seth Godin today would be a good day.  His post on The Threat of Pigeons and Other Fundamentalists is rich.  Basic story, "We don’t expect a pigeon to wise up and change its behavior. But what about your boss? Have you ever had a boss who said, "I’ve looked at all the best thinking on [insert issue here: factory expansion, layoffs, global warming, stem-cell research, foreign trade], and I’m going to change my mind; my old position was wrong, and this is what we should do instead"? Or is your boss, well, more like a pigeon?"  Read the rest of the story: Fast Company

Learning to think gray is the goal, as Steven Sample describes it in The Contrarian Leader.  May we all be less like a pigeon.


Pigeons and Other Fundamentalists