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What Drugs Nudge Us to New Peaks?

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To know your brain is the first step to making smarter choices about drugs that keep you happy and healthy. Yes, even when boredom strikes or challenges arise. Electrical activity in your brain, for instance, is as central to your intelligence as electrical lights are to your home.  Researchers predict… Read more »

2 Scarce IQ Skills to Side-step Gridlocks and Squabbles

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Have you wondered why some organizational or political leaders appear incapable of leading across differences? Why do demands for partisan preferences or emphasis on personal gain tend to supersede leading ethics and non-partisan benefits that would improve life for those we lead? The answer to this pervasive leadership problem is… Read more »

What’s St. Patrick’s Day to You?

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Ever wonder why we wear the color green on St. Pat’s Day? Or have you imagined how you would plan one of the many March 17th parties to showcase Ireland’s patron saint? What’s to celebrate? We cheer Erin Go Bragh (or Ireland forever!) to Ireland’s history, folklore, foods, music, shamrocks,… Read more »

Novice and Senior Rotarians Form Robust Connections

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Have you seen Rotarians struggle to mix senior members with rejuvenated novices in ways that grow their club to benefit all? A Rotary club’s challenge is to value traditions built on yesteryears, and at the same time open windows into refreshing opportunities suited for a new era. It takes shared… Read more »

Play with mind-guided ideas for new advances (Post 3 of 3)

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Most would agree that our organizational needs have changed so that past practices may not work so well for future progress. In order to expand an organizational culture it’s time to shift our tutoring approaches to reflect more balanced and reciprocal coaching. Mind-guiding, detailed in Wiley Publisher’s new international handbook… Read more »

Observe Brain Changes in Action (Post 2 of 3)

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We now know the brain changes itself when we act on the changes we seek! Apply that concept to new Rotary memberships in any club and you’ll observe all the brainpower and new neural discoveries needed to increase membership well suited for new era service. To test this hypothesis we… Read more »

Why Make Music?

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If you have ever jacked up productivity or changed your mood with a favorite band as background rhythms, you already know the power of music to increase brainpower? And are you also aware that rhythm amps up retention and overall cognition when we simply use music to improve focus. Survey musical… Read more »

Record of New Member Rotary Growth

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New memberships, in Edmonton Strathcona Rotary Club progressed with six mindful hacks. We began moving together from the premise that the brain changes itself when we act on key changes we seek! Apply that concept to new Rotary memberships in our club and we observed the need for the entire… Read more »

Keep Going or Draw the Drapes?

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                                       Why keep going into our 70s and 80s? We’re told that seniors stagnate with stress that comes from problems such as passivity, and lack of purpose. But what if retirement symbolized renewal? Back when I wrote curriculum, led brain conferences, and supported organizational change, I fought against pigeonholes women… Read more »

Simply Do It!

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When it’s brain based it’s evident in our actions that chemical and electrical circuitry work in our favor and benefit those around us. Good ideas may get crushed by bullies, cynics or naysayers, but brain based actions open us to benefits from new insights. What we do literally alters the… Read more »