"I did not see you descending,
but now I see you
Astrology in all its forms
assumes a connection between human
affairs with the orientation of heavenly
Connection can be seen in the
Mithric Mysteries and the ascension
of the Age of Tarus and later in the ascension of the Age of Aquaris both
directly playing off the position of Earth relative to the star field of the
This concept of ascent always involves
a dichotomy as
what goes up to Heaven must descend back to Earth.
The story may also be reversed as one may descend through Dantes' nine
levels of hell in the attempt to find a way out of
the labyrinth by following the Golden
These themes can be readily
seen in the stories of Odin
and the World Ash Tree, Garden
of Eden, Jacob's
Gnawing, Jack and the Beanstalk and Rapunzel.
It is the essence of the
journey in The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri.
ascent of the protagonist within a series of spiral structures take him through
the core of Earth from
the depths of Hell to
Anyone or anything suspended on
the axis mundi between Heaven and
a repository of sacred mystical
A special status
accrues to the thing suspended: a
serpent, a victim of crucifixion or
hanging, a rod,
In pre-biblical times serpents acted as
guides to sacred mystical knowledge.
The Caduceus, a short herald's
staff first carried by the
Greek god of commerce Hermes and later by the Roman god Mercury
entwines with two serpents to form a
double helix, is used as a symbol for
medicine in America.
This begs the question of whether
or not the position of medicine in North America is one of healing or
The traditional symbol, the
Æsculapius, has only a single snake.
A new study by
Hay Group, June 19, 2006, shows a dramatic rise in the achievement drive of
The desire to achieve is a major source of strength
in business - the drive to continually improve performance
or exceed a standard of
This period of rapid business growth has coincided with
a loss of confidence in
making, the dark side of this trend.
Overachievers tend to
Overachievement often results in ineffective, sometime
David McClelland identified three drivers of social behavior:
achievement - meeting a standard
maintaining close relationships;
and social power
- having an impact on
power motive comes in two forms:
the leader derives strength from
personalized - the leader draws strength from controlling
charismatic leaders are motivated by social
Faux charismatic leaders are motivated by
Leaders who forge
ecosystems get results using a broad range of styles,
choosing different ones for
Known as the
turnaround specialist and downsizer, "Chainsaw Al".
the economic status of Nitec, Scott Paper and
1974 to 1976 Al engineers
accounting fraud at
Nitec, a paper-mill.
Nitec $5 million profit for 1976 is
actually a $5.5 million loss.
Nitec sues Dunlap for fraud, but
is ultimately forced out of business.
engineeres a Scott Paper merger with Kimberly-Clark which nets
him a $100 million golden parachute - suspected of irregularities.
1996 Chainsaw Al becomes Chairman and
CEO of Sunbeam.
Hostile takeovers of camping gear
maker Coleman and coffee
machine maker Signature Brands, Mr. Coffee, and smoke
detector maker First Alert.
Sunbeam reported record earnings of $189 million of which the
SEC estimated $60 million
$15 million to settle shareholder lawsuit; fined
$500,000 over SEC charges.
Banned from serving as an officer or
director of any public corporation.
In a review of the book
"Psychopath Test" by Jon Ronson Business Week reports Dunlap
"scores pretty high on the Hare Psychopathy
a strong drive for
to seek after ambitiously or eagerly; to
a cherished desire; "his ambition is to own his own
an eager desire for
superiority, power or the attainment of something
"I'm a hypercompetitive individual."
At the core of every massive
corporate unraveling, whether it is
Management, Kmart, Schwinn,
Quaker Oats, Iridium,
Conseco, Johnson &
Johnson or the Helmsley
Hotels, sits a hypercompetitive manager.
often think their self-worth is
contingent on winning. Start any activity, first thought: I need to win."-
"The take-no-prisoners competitors can be very successful
much more rapidly than win-win competitors, mainly because they are obsessed,
single-track and totally focused on their own desired result." - Denis
Competition as self-aggrandizement is
may suceed in many parts of their lives, but
intimate, relations are often deeply troubled.
2002 Journal of Social and
Clinical Psychology examines romantic relationships of hypercompetitive
individuals and finds these individuals report lower levels of honest communication with the
partner, greater infliction of
pain, stronger feelings of
possessiveness, higher levels of
need to control, lower ability
to understand another perspective, and
higher levels of
"The more secure you
are in your own abilities, the more you know yourself, the less you feel
you need to prove something to others."- Richard Ryckman
John Mackey, CEO of Whole
Foods, made anonymous internet forum postings disparaging Wild Oats market from
1999 to 2006 with the intent of driving down the value of Wild Oats.
John Mackey posted comments stating the incorporation "has no value and
no future" and that management "clearly doesn't know what it is doing."
Whole Foods made a hostile takeover bid in Feb. 2007 capturing Wild
The postings came to light due to a FTC lawsuit over
2007 CEOs of
10 Wall Street firms that failed or
received taxpayer bailouts are paid an average of $28.9 million per year in
the years leading up to the Wall Street
Their average pay from 1997 through 2007, equaled 575
times the median American family's 2007 income.
cat compensation has nothing to do with good corporate
CEOs are exorbitantly compensated for
driving companies off the
At a minimum, Congress must ensure that corporate
leaders are paid for long-term performance, not
short-term illusions." - Robert
2009 "For example, you may think you
communicate, delegate, supervise, and recognize others well, but until you
receive others' opinions on these things, you cannot truly know." - John
Baldoni, How to Crack the Self-Awareness Paradigm,
Korten's research shows a high proportion of CEOs of major corporations exhibit
the traits of antisocial
Antisocial personality disorder (APD) is a
mental disorder defined in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of
essential feature for the diagnosis is a pervasive pattern of disregard for, and
violation of, the rights of others that
begins in childhood or early adolescence
and continues into adulthood."
Essential features of the disorder
are deception and
characteristics of people with antisocial personality disorder include -
persistent lying or
recurring difficulties with
the law; tendency to violate the
rights and boundaries of others (property, physical, sexual, emotional,
often violent behavior; inability to tolerate
for the safety of self or others;
lack of remorse for hurting
others; superficial charm;
a sense of entitlement;
lack of guilt;
are few social sanctions -
as contrasted with legal or financial ones - for bad behavior.
Executives who have served jail
time are back on television and are still celebrities." - Jeffrey
"Mid-level managers are not evil people in their everyday lives,
but in the context of
their jobs, they have a
separate moral code
which make up the fundamental rules of corporate life:
(1) You never go
'around' or reproach your boss.
tell your boss what
she wants to hear, so
she doesn't have you
(3) If your
boss wants something dropped, you drop it.
Sensitive to your boss'
wishes you anticipate her needs.
(5) Your job is
cover them up,
keep your mouth
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