How did this happen?

taught by Michael Lissack
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Michael Lissack
Michael Lissack
Executive Director

About the Instructor

Worth Magazine recognized Dr. Lissack as one of "Wall Street's 25 Smartest Players" in 1999 and as one of the 100 Americans who have most influenced "how we think about money" in 2001. He was well known in the late 1990's as being one of the first Wall Street whistleblowers, recovering nearly $1 billion for the US government. Dr. Lissack is the Executive Director of the Institute for the Study of Coherence and Emergence (ISCE), President of the American Society for Cybernetics (ASC), ISCE Professor of Meaning in Organizations, and Professor of Design and Innovation at Tongji University (Shanghai). He was the first Walter J. Hickel Professor at Alaska Pacific University. Dr. Lissack has written or co-written a half-dozen books, more than 30 academic journal articles, and is a frequent contributor to the Huffington Post. Dr. Lissack correctly forecast the Trump election last May -- based upon the analysis which is at the heart of this site. Dr. Lissack is also the executive director of Empowering Victims -- a non-profit organization whose smartphone apps dealing with anti-bullying, sexual assault, and sexual consent are being used throughout the United States.

Course Description

Gain a better understanding of the forces at play which resulted in President Trump.

It wasn't politics -- It was mindsets (how we think)

Do not let the media descriptions of politics and group identity fool you. The election of Donald Trump marks a sea change in our thinking. If you are to thrive in this new era, you need to understand the forces at work. FREE

Course Contents

6 Videos
5 Multimedia
1 Text

Course Curriculum