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Social networks – Roundtable 57

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Social networking reshapes our brains in several significant ways. It’s not only because we may get hacked online one day or helped on another. Social media changes how we live and influences how we interact. Researchers suggest that social media can harm our brains, and few would disagree. Either way,… Read more »

Novelty for discovery – Roundtable 47

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Our brain leaps to discovery when we embrace novelty as a way to improve a situation, solve a problem or create an innovation. It could be as simple as serving others in a way that benefits all. And it often involves looking at toxins, blocks or barricades, and then replacing… Read more »

Lead change past sexism – Roundtable 38

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When I think of growing gender equity, I think of Brene Brown’s caution that: “Authenticity is the daily practice of letting go of who we think we’re supposed to be and embracing who we are.” To let go and act authentically is also to embrace equity among all humans.” If… Read more »

Diversity and brainpower – Roundtable 33

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To build a diverse community is to experience its propensity for wellbeing and prosperity. Why do leaders settle for compromise rather than lead for growth? Recently we watched national leaders lose what could have been a life-changing opportunity for world class growth. Sadly, they settled for gridlock with compromise at… Read more »

Creativity risk or regret – Roundtable 31

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If we agree with Sir Ken Robinson that creativity gets clobbered at school and work, we’ll likely also agree it takes risks to ignite and infuse a more creative future. It also takes a very different kind of support and intelligence-fair performance reviews for facultyas well as tests for students,… Read more »

Transfer by doing – Roundtable 30

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Ask the lecturer in this video and he will say he engages listeners.  He might even go on to suggest today’s audiences expect too much, stress without cause, and give too little. Ask listeners though, and they usually support these 100 brainbased reasons to run hard from lectures! Doing a… Read more »

Tone tools for Leaders – Roundtable 27

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What tone have you used or observed that helps us take topics to a deeper level where differences help us all learn more? It takes turning personal feels into tone skills for growth! If you’ve ever enjoyed a hot discourse – with respectful insights on opposite sides, you’ll see how… Read more »

Bully-proof a brain – Roundtable 24

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Can we bully-proof our brains? Or can we help others who are being bullied to do the same? Teach our brains to remove the oxygen from mistreatment, and we pound a clear path for surprisingly freer steps forward. Whether we feel spurned by a former friend or slammed online by… Read more »

Rewire brains – Roundtable 21

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Mindful choices we make, such as moving away from past fears and toward freedom to act courageously in the moment, determine the rewiring of our brains. If we are bullied or intimidated by cynics, our brains tend to affirm related dread and everyday stressors become threats as a result. Fear… Read more »

Habits or hormones – Roundtable 15

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How do you move beyond a habit you hope to break to enjoy benefits from brain chemicals you hope to cultivate? Can you see why successful people tend to flee from anxiety or fear mongering, and why relaxed people create more innovative solutions? Does your brain’s electrical wiring work mostly… Read more »