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Brainpower of play – Roundtable 10

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When Einstein named imagination more important than knowledge he showed our brain’s propensity to play! In reality though, we put in more work hours with more demands and accept more stressors, in ways that limit or flat out halt productivity.  Without play, we grind talent to a halt, learn to… Read more »

Namu Tips to a Brainy Day!

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What if we could make a deliberate choice to encourage or discourage an ideal day? Could we expect a revolutionary brain fact to change how we tackle problems or propose solutions? Below are doable tips rooted in new brain discoveries and communicated in language we all speak. Namu – speaks… 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 »

Fun Fuels Grace and Stokes Curiosity

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Grace is a bit like castles in the sky when we build, dream, and play as children do daily. Childlike play flings open gates into grace so that simple belief becomes love’s warmth, as it did in the fort we constructed to transform Nana’s living room for the day. Yesterday… Read more »

Power of a Brain on Play

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Most people would rather be anywhere but at work.  The US consistently falls behind other developed nations in innovative advances. Play is rarely an option for workplace progress. See any relationship between these three realities? Or have you considered the power of a brain on play? We put in more… Read more »

A Brain on Celebration

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The last place most people see a celebration is at work. In fact, polls suggest that 75% of employees feel disengaged, suffer from crippling stress or dislike their jobs. Have you ever wondered why folks would rather move grave yards, than take their talents into work? Or why university leadership classes tend to tank into drudgery?