Increasingly we walk into uncertain times. We face the thick and thin of life’s challenges, often when we feel least ready. People fail us and we fail others. In it all though, we tend to count on community to reach beyond our differences and bring us together around shared interests. Imagine tangible benefits of a robust community that knows and acts on newly discovered wonders and wisdom of every brain, including yours!
All 60 dinner dialogue topics, tips, and blogs for our roundtables are listed below. Each topic links to related blogs about research and doable, brain-friendly applications that ensure practical takeaways for all who participate.
Brain-friendly tools offer practical adjustments with research proven results. See the Mita research behind the learner and leader 5-step model below at the Mita Manifesto site.
Now let’s apply the model above to roundtable one on the topic of beliefs for change, as one illustration of how all five phases of the model form active components of the change or growth we lead.
BAS in the Move phase above refers to our basal ganglia that stores all habits (good and bad), and reuses these daily unless they are replaced. CORT refers to our cortisol that raises and is sustain by dangerous stress levels. SERO refers to serotonin that offers and sustains wellbeing as the brain’s aha chemicals. These roundtables show what BAS, CORT, and SERO do on a daily basis, as well as how our choices impact their influence.
Consider this first roundtable next that draws on diverse beliefs other than faith or grace related.
What would Mita’s five brain based phases look like then?
Question: What one belief helps you most when challenges arise?
Target: 1). share beliefs that support participants when challenged 2). identify new neural discoveries with practical application possibilities
Expect: new discoveries related to participant beliefs and related brain based tasks to put that belief into practice
Move: newly discovered brain facts into action so these connect to the challenges raised and the beliefs articulated.
Reflect: What new practice you use in the coming week to concretely and tangibly illustrate your stated belief in action and will address the challenge you raised?
Let’s say a participant of any career believes that talk does not equate learning. That person may answer the first question by suggesting that information be distributed to participants, who apply that information actively as a learning approach. The overall goal of this roundtable is to support all participants as we connect best beliefs to observable practices and then prepare to test our brain based tasks in the coming week.
The TpT resource below brings tips together for roundtables you may facilitate on any of the above topics.
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