I had the chance to talk to Jon at Human Capital Innovations. It was an enjoyable chat and I hope to talk more with him in the future. If you want to see how it went, you can listen here. https://www.innovativehumancapital.com/podcast/episode/1b42efd9/s25e30-what-the-next-generation-of-leaders-need-to-succeed-with-trent-ganderRead more "Human Capital Innovations Podcast"
Recently I had to attend a convention. It was a mixed bag of results. I got a break from my normal routine and recharged myself. I also got to network with people in different industries and attended various group activities. One such activity really “Harshed my mellow” during the event. It was a series of […]Read more "The Cost of Naivete: Not Knowing the Game"
It is generally accepted that we don’t quit hard jobs, we quit terrible bosses. And with terrible bosses comes terrible leadership. All of the complaints my close friends have about their job comes from how their leadership or bosses are behaving. So we’re going to look at an example of bad leadership and what you […]Read more "Bad Leadership: Micromanaging"
The other day I was told there was a mouse in one of the traps. Sighing, I went to take care of what I thought was yet another unfortunate rodent to try and invade my home. When I reached the trap it was clear that the mouse was not dead but caught by one of […]Read more "Self-Management: Help"
The world is full of games. Some good some bad but everywhere we look there is a game being played. Now by game I’m not saying some sort of pass time we use to entertain ourselves, but a set of parameters or a framework where interact with others according to multiple rulesets at once. So […]Read more "The Cost of Playing the Game"
I was on Jim Stroud’s “Things I Think About Podcast.” We had a lovely conversation which you can listen to here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/a-civilized-discussion-on-violence-with-trent-gadner/id1522583616?i=1000530064682 I’m going to try to be more active in the future. 2020 and other side projects have just been sapping my energy. But I hope to get back into my blog grind in […]Read more "Things I Think About Podcast"
I woke up one day and realized a torch was in my hand. The things I had been preparing my whole life for had finally happened and I was not ready to admit it. I tried to ignore it. To put that reality somewhere else, to move the responsibility to others. But it was no […]Read more "The Passing of The Torch"
A concept that is dying faster than I anticipated is the concept of a right. Today we hear about “human rights” or LGBTQ rights or any of a number of “rights”. But these really don’t matter as they take from the concept of natural rights. Natural rights are the basis of a free society. They […]Read more "Why Your Rights Are Important."
The pantheons found in history are numerous and the gods within them so varied yet so alike you can have whatever flavor of devotion you want. The adherents of these differing religions have vied for supremacy and have competed with each other for almost as long as they have existed. But today a new challenger […]Read more "Battle of the Gods"
Our actions have consequences, and sometimes those consequences are worse than we thought. Today we’re going to look at an example of someone who made some poor choices. This example comes from my experiences in the game Rust. Rust is a survival game which features player-versus-player, player-versus-environment, and building mechanics all rolled into one game. […]Read more "The Cost of Our Actions: Just a Little Theft"