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Dare to Risk – Roundtable 11

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What risks have you taken lately. Or what edgy possibility have you avoided? We meet people daily who feel afraid to fix a broken anything because they fear they’ll end up alone, stuck or without support. In self-satisfied circles we see new ideas dunked as mere buzz at best. Research… Read more »

10 Things Possibility Thinkers Do Differently

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Will you see problems pushing against the door jams on your first day back to school? Or do you see possibilities written across backdrop screens of every learner’s mind? You’d have to have the brain of a coconut husk to run from or deliberately block life-changing wonders in your day,… Read more »

Smart Tone or Snarky Attacks?

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It doesn’t take grueling effort to grow our intelligence. Nor do we need rocket science to attain brilliant tone that avoids attacks.  Minds literally rewire to create mind-bending possibilities when we look beyond problems (such as attacks from others) with an open mind. How so? If we toss limited solutions… Read more »

Dare to Risk for Change You Crave?

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Say you find yourself working with peers who cling to obsolete turf.   Or perhaps you’re stuck in a rut with a boring routine you feel helpless to change. In both cases you’ve likely defaulted to operating from your brain’s  basal ganglia. which can make every action you do part of the “stuck… Read more »

A Brain Based Dream

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At a university debate on the brain’s role in education, the dean asked: Why bring the brain into learning, when higher education already has traditions and a proven history? How would you have responded? Looking back, I likely should have told about my own dream that leaders and learners can … Read more »