The home of Uncommon Sense: Providing Clarity, Promoting Intelligence


Well, what do you know – another infusion of Uncommon Sense. It’s great to have you back. I have some important things to share. So prepare to sink your teeth into some provocative wisdom.

We all know we have moral obligations we need to honor. But one particular moral obligation may have escaped your notice. Ignore it at your peril. The Self-Development column will fill you in.

The Elephant in the Room column explores a gnawing problem on our college campuses. Take a look and see what you think. . .

The From Ara’s Journal column explores something kind of curious – our knee-jerk tendency to gauge new inputs based solely on how they square with existing assumptions. That can be a problem. I explain why.

And waiting for you in The World of Words column is a useful word, in fact, a potent word, that you will get much mileage out of as you become more expressive and powerful in the way you speak.

OK, let’s get started.

Ara Norwood

Ara Norwood is a multi-faceted and results-oriented professional. Spanning a multiplicity of disciplines including leadership, management, innovation, strategy, service, sales, business ethics, and entrepreneurship. Ara is also a historian, having special expertise on the era of the founding of our republic.
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