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Run from Perfect – Embrace Excellence!

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It’s one of the great ironies of our modern era. We’re obsessed with staying well, and being perfect. Have you noticed though, we’re as unwell and imperfect as we’ve ever been. And sadly, we’re also leaving many good people behind along the way. Embrace excellence and our brains rev up… Read more »

Build Playful Paths into Imagination

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Not only is play the exultation of the possible, as Martin Buber claimed, but it’s our brain’s preferred way of learning. Luckily, the human brain comes equipped with a playful enthusiasm for life. In fact, George Bernard Shaw said, “We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old… Read more »

Faith Informed by Neural Discoveries

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“Faith is being sure of what we hope for, and certain of what we do not see.” (Hebrews 11:1) Belief helps us find solutions we crave, such as the unconditional care of a loving God. In my life faith also adds purpose and a cause worth standing for when chaos… Read more »

Crave Kindness?

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“Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.”  (Mark Twain) What if we made a conscious effort to rewire our nation for more kindness in the coming year? Norman Doidge warns that the US has wired its entire nation for guns and pornography so… Read more »

How Our Mindset Shapes Wellness

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It’s one of the great ironies of our modern era. We’re obsessed with staying well, yet we’re as unwell as we’ve ever been. A certain stimulus, such as visualizing your favorite hobby, will enhance feelings of enormous well-being. That’s golfing with my grandchildren for me, but it could be anything… Read more »

Brain Related Renewal for 2018?

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For every year learning renewal escapes us, learners fail to get the support deeply vital for our future leaders. Could 2018 be the year we reboot learning goals and rewire education targets to unleash hidden and unused intelligences all around us? Ask the lecturer in this video and he will… Read more »

Looking to Change a Culture? Brain Based Co-Creations Move Mindsets

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Have you ever proposed change to a traditional board? I’m talking about an  interactive exchange where board members co-create and help re-shape tangible benefits for current and future members.  Such a proposal – if highly interactive – can put  you on your way to co-facilitating change within the culture this… Read more »

Spirited Beyond Stuff – Your Brain on Downsizing

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I’ve just downsized the home I love, the car I drive, and memories of a lifetime. All to be jolted alive with spirited lessons that will likely steer my last good years on this globe. Here’s hoping that lessons I learned by downsizing everything, may shed new light on your… Read more »

Choices that Disrupt or Systems that Destroy

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What gets you through another day when your brain seems to shout back, “I can’t go on!” What makes life worth your effort, when lofty plans get pierced with unexpected pain? Do you nudge the dial toward, I’ll go on? Or do you default to capricious choices that evaporate your… Read more »

Personal Plea – Stop Shooting – Start Caring

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Could we curb current US gun violence simply to cultivate Canada’s kind of compassion? Glance with me at our American 100% male cabinet and compare Canada’s 50% female cabinet to consider our warrior narrative against Canada’s peacemaker backdrop throughout history. What if our US cabinet adopted more diverse leadership? Could… Read more »