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Common Sense: Get It, Use It, and Teach It in the Workplace by Ken Tanner

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Walking Within a Wise World

Our journey has explored common sense from multiple angles. We’ve done a pretty thorough job of dissecting the term, but perhaps the best way to identify common sense is—to paraphrase Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart—by seeing it.

So, let’s take a walk through a world of fantasy, fiction, and a couple of drops of reality, where common sense manifests itself in a diverse multitude of pathways.

Lost in the Crowd

A sensible old man, while taking an evening stroll on the white sandy beaches of Pensacola, spotted a young girl involved in a futile endeavor. Standing among hundreds—no, thousands—of starfish that ...

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