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Risk, Regret or Run with an MLK Dream!

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Ready to risk a dream that propelled Martin Luther King and others forward? What dream do you hold that’s worth chasing? If jumping off cliffs conjures up more calamity images than curiosity challenges, then risk-taking’s likely not right for you. If you agree that perfect safety’s an illusion though, or… Read more »

Mind-guiding – Brain Based Mentorship for a New Era

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The new international mentorship handbook is finally here! This first collection of modern mentoring applies solid theory to robust-world practice. Find clearly defined programs, and get recommendations from international experts. In today’s connected world community, mentoring approaches benefit when we can view highly effective implementation. Yet practical models are surprisingly… Read more »

Growth Mindset or Fixed Mindset?

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Whenever we speak up and feel heard we tend to open opportunities to learn from and support one another. It takes diverse circles to build a growth mindset across differences though. That’s if you expect tangible benefits to follow. If our circles fail to open safe possibility places for diverse… Read more »

Igniting Innovative Leadership Within

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More of us run from leaders lately, who stomp out innovative improvements or bully those who seek change. Innovative thinkers though tend to run more on their leader within. For the latter, it’s merely a matter of applying new neuro discoveries, and learning to manage risks that generate and launch… Read more »

I Alone Cannot Change …

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Or can I? We now know that the brain’s plasticity (or its ability to change itself) helps us become the change we seek. Take a situation where cynicism and sarcasm trumps sincerity. Ever wonder how to cultivate a healthier setting where humor leaves others laughing too. Have you seen the… Read more »

How are You Smart and I’m Not?

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Change the question from HOW SMART ARE YOU? to ask instead: HOW ARE YOU SMART? and you’ll ready your brain for life-changing discoveries. Einstein once claimed he was no smarter than others, but that he simply stayed with problems long after others left. Could we solve more problems with finer… Read more »

Do Your Routines Rob Our Hope?

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When hope yields to daily mandated routines, our brains slip into dangerous ruts! Do your routines rob our hope? What about mandated routines? Looking for tips to reboot magical hope for a new season? I like to start with the two-footed question: What awakens hope in you in spite of difficulties… Read more »

Dial Up Magic in Teens for Diverse, Respectful Learning Communities

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Are we setting secondary school stages that dial up that magic our teens already possess? Do we facilitate secondary learning cultures that capture teens’ awesome brainpower for wonder, risk and innovation? If so, you’ve likely noticed how learner diversity delightfully bursts into every class and teens look forward to new… Read more »

Q & A for Mental Reboot

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Imagine a back to school challenge that draws on your unique brainpower? Or a new opportunity to re-start an old habit in a fresh way, with rejuvenating mental benefits? All  through mind-bending facts from the brain sciences, and from Dr. Norman Doidge’s Books: The Brain that Changes Itself, and The… Read more »

Smart Skills for 21st Century Agility

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Agile learners develop smart skills to build flexible and resourceful communities, where problems get solved and people find support.  It’s more than hard or soft skills, yet it builds a learning community to integrate and hone both. Add to that the fact that smart skills bring agile results that leaders… Read more »