dev·il’s advocate (dĕv′əlz) n. [Translation of Medieval Latin advocātus diabolī] American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. One who argues against a cause or position, not as a committed opponent but simply for the sake of argument or to determine the validity of the cause or position. Roman Catholic Church – An official formerly […]
Tomasz A. Fediuk is a contributor, co-founder, and resident Advocatus Diaboli for Impact Capitalist. He is Managing Director at Fediuk Botero, LLC, a consulting firm working with family businesses and enterprises.
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I am an avid news reader and follower of current events. It is part of my training in issues and crisis management: watch what is going on, consider implications, and create strategy. Today, I am sparked by an article in the Guardian regarding too much choice. I have to say that I am concerned. The science of behavioral […]
Today is Make a Difference Day, a day for community volunteerism and service. According to a quote in a USA Today article (USA Today’s parent company, Gannett, sponsors the Make a Difference campaign), the day has a stated purpose of “making their communities stronger by giving back.” In a future post, I will discuss the problem […]