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An exemplary study in story management: Mr. Putin: Operative in the Kremlin (2015)

I’ve been reading with interest a Brookings Institution study entitled: Mr. Putin: Operative in the Kremlin (2015). The way the book itself is constructed is a study in effective story management. As well, the contents of the book – featuring … Continue reading

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Mr. Putin (2015) illustrates that story management is possible even in the absence of evidence-based biographical details

In a previous post, I’ve discussed the Story of Mississauga, which I’ve been following since January 2017. The project is driven by a focused approach toward heritage management. The Story of Mississauga is concerned, as well, with community engagement. It’s my … Continue reading

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Extreme inequality leads to characteristic forms of story management

In a recent discussion with Graeme Decarie, I’ve posted a comment that sums up what has recently occurred to me. By way of bringing attention to the comment, I’ve reposted it below. The comment is from a previous post entitled: A compelling … Continue reading

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190-page Mississauga Heritage Management Strategy outlines framework for Story of Mississauga project

I have an interest in a City of Mississauga initiative that seeks to develop the Story of Mississauga. The project is outlined in a 190-page City of Mississauga report entitled: “Mississauga Heritage Management Strategy”: MississaugaHeritageManagementStrategy_May2016 A related report is entitled: “City … Continue reading

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Innovative mapping technology tells Story of Hurricane Hazel and current flood management systems

Update A July 12, 2017 CBC article is entitled: Don’t drain the swamp: report says wetlands help avert flood damage: Study says leaving wetlands in their natural state can help protect communities from severe flooding.” [End]   The following text, … Continue reading

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Some find it comforting to think of life as a story. Others find that absurd. (Sept. 3, 2015 Aeon essay)

A Sept. 3, 2015 Aeon essay is entitled: “I am not a story.” The subtitle reads: “Some find it comforting to think of life as a story. Others find that absurd. So are you a Narrative or a non-Narrative?” Given … Continue reading

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Backlash to magazine story exposes ugly side of Toronto’s housing obsession: U of T experts (U of T News article)

A June 2, 2017 U of T News article is entitled: “Backlash to magazine story exposes ugly side of Toronto’s housing obsession: U of T experts.” An excerpt from the article features the following comment from Deborah Cowen, an associate … Continue reading

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Not a good day, some days ago: Graeme Decarie, who taught history at Concordia University for many years, shares some thoughts about mass murders

I’m just catching up with posting of a message from Graeme Decarie. Graeme Decarie was a history teacher at Malcolm Campbell High School in Montreal. I didn’t have a history class with him but he was an advisor to the … Continue reading

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Put your money in Conservation Authority Flood Management Programs and it will be well-spent – May 10, 2017 Credit Valley Conservation post

Updates A Nov. 18, 2016 Water Canada article is entitled: “Evaluating Long-Term Performance From Low Impact Development Practices.” A July 12, 2017 CBC article is entitled: Don’t drain the swamp: report says wetlands help avert flood damage: Study says leaving … Continue reading

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Tactics, strategy, and logistics drive the management of organized violence

When we speak of military leadership we are speaking of the management of organized violence. A random thought, that has occurred to me, concerns the inter-connectedness of all things. What follows are some additional, accumulated random thoughts. Vladimir Putin and … Continue reading

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