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How Brains Wire for War or Prepare for Peace

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Are you wired for war when conflicts strike? Have you ever heard military personnel speak as if they’d walk into a bear cave in spring with a steak strapped to their foot? Or do you lean toward peaceful possibilities to take care of pesky problems when they arise? Both war… Read more »

Brain Based Tasks for Older Learners

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While we now know that students retain less from lectures, we question how to cultivate brain based cultures that trigger observable and impressive growth. Good news! It’s actually easier than most realize – to get older students active and growing in any class! Enter six little namungos with big brainy… Read more »

Overjoyed or Overwhelmed this Christmas?

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Job loss, economic woes. Why do tough times stir despair in some and courage in others, especially during holidays like Christmas? When people feel life hitting back – below the belt, why do some rise and some fall? I’d been inspired  recently in discussions on this dilemma,  with Robyn, Eva,… Read more »

10 Twitter Stories in 140 Characters

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As brains rewire for a different kind of social networking, people find the need to explain key concepts in far fewer words. It’s a way to navigate vast facts and insights that fly faster and with more urgency than ever before, while staying in touch with others you admire. Interestingly, … Read more »

Love or Hate Work?

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With 75% of workers claiming to dislike their jobs, it’s never been more critical to rejuvenate workplaces. I’ve been thinking it may be a better idea to renew ourselves and rewire humanity. It’s cool that the brain comes equipped with plasticity to change our situation, even without changing careers. What… Read more »

Target Brainpower for Financial Growth

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Have you felt bombarded as waves of financial failures intensify? It’s hard not to be drawn into the swells that wash away chunks of security with each ebb and flow. Newscasts splash doom across our TV screens while  anchors toss human fears into darker waters daily, with chilling predictions of… Read more »

Target to Reboot Your Brain

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We’ve all met dynamic people who know just where they are headed, and observed flounderers who appear headed nowhere. But have you considered the mental dividends that come with setting clear targets, as Zig Ziglar described in this video. Do you know how to reboot for focus? Human brains rewire… Read more »

Lehman News – Another One Hits the Bust

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Who could predict that yet another Wall Street rock-like leader,  Lehman, would shatter today’s news with losses too big to recover? Sadly, another one hits the bust, and Wall Street is said to standby stymied, staring down defeat in response. What’s your response? Surprising, financial busts offer an ideal setting for leaders to build new… Read more »