A Teachable Moment in Trump’s Testing Positive for COVID-19

Overnight the world learned that President Trump and the First Lady both tested positive for COVID-19. I wish them a full recovery. But our challenge isn’t that Trump has COVID-19; it’s that the nation does. And it didn’t have to be this way. A...

New Book by Logos President: Words on Fire

Logos Consulting Group is pleased to announce that the next book by Logos President Helio Fred Garcia is now available for pre-order. Words on Fire: The Power of Incendiary Language and How to Confront It is about the power of communication to do great harm, and how...

Orwell Called It: The Dumbing Down of the Body Politic

By Helio Fred Garcia This week the Donald Trump phenomenon seemed to reach a tipping point, with Republican leaders scrambling to prevent his continued wins in the primaries, and with debate discourse hitting new lows.  Not only did we see him feign ignorance of David...

When People’s Democratic Republics Are None of the Above

Adam Tiouririne | Bio | Posts 3 Sep 2014 | 10:20AM This analysis was featured in Foreign Policy’s Democracy Lab Weekly Brief on September 8, 2014. Thanks, FP! In international affairs, some phrases are so consistently misused that they should immediately arouse...

The Power of Information

by Helio Fred Garcia Communication has power.  But as with any powerful tool, if misused it can easily be dissipated or cause self-inflicted harm. The Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor, and former Dean of the Kennedy School of Government, Joseph Nye,...

Winning Hearts and Minds at the National Level

Over the past 8 months I have had the good fortune to spend time in Beijing, Paris, Zurich, and Marrakech, Morocco, speaking with leaders of governments, the military, religious institutions, humanitarian organizations, universities, and other social institutions. And...