Posts from ‘November, 2009’

Marks of a Top Blogger Brain

Have you noticed how many top writers and thinkers, like Liz Strauss and Robyn McMaster, have entered the blogosphere lately? More than 75,000  new blogs pop up every day … according to Technorati.  The number of blog sites in China reached 182 million in November with more than 162 million people  visiting blogs. We can […]

Holiday Blues for Business Boom

Ever notice how Thanksgiving and Christmas tend to bring out blues in some and blessings in others? Or how lonely people see vast spaces between themselves and others – even at festive  holiday tables? First glances  show people blessed with close family and  friends feel blessed over holidays while those alone feel abandoned. Not so. […]

Marks of an Online Brain

Brain based skills transform online communities in much the same way an afternoon sun shores up  outdoor adventures. What wonderful strengths enrich any circle with communication and a sense of well being at its center. While many people admit that it’s electric to belong to such an online  group, far fewer spot the brain’s ability […]

Seven Absent Leadership Skills

Research shows leaderships skills as  highly inadequate – and leadership gaps  are consistent across countries, organizations and levels in the organization. Have you seen lack of leader skills where you work? If so, read on … The Center for Creative Leadership surveyed 2200 leaders for 15 organizations in three countries between 2006 and 2008, and  […]

Pizza Pandemonium & Serotonin Sam

BLOKES and BABES for Workplace Well-being: A customer crowd of 40 was predicted, then revised to 200. It all raised the specter of swarms jammed into the little Greedy Spoon Diner. Determined to open the first day of his massive new pizza oven celebration,  Sam Serotonin, spotted the mob, hired an additional  crew of ten […]

Hilarity for Blokes & Babes’ Certification Day

BLOKES and BABES for Workplace Well-being: Carol Cortisol had been part of Money Shysters Inc. since it opened in 1990, so staff grew accustomed to bad moods, put downs, and general irritations at work, in much the same way you cope with side effects from annoying colds in winter. Few staff paid attention to her […]

Community Conversations for Change

Peter Block creates a brilliant case for brain-based-community-building through conversations that transform. Conversations that create community transformation  for Block, include invitation, possibility, ownership, dissent, commitment and gifts. Do you agree? Interestingly, each of Block’s  entry points to transformation, also offer  segues into brain based communication. Invitational conversation welcomes diversity with an emphasis on leaving no […]

GE Lead Brain Based Way?

Great news from GE leaders today,  according to WSJ’s Paul Glader.  Any organization willing to change and grow, after a fall,  also holds potential to create a prototype for global change and growth.  Both qualities urgently needed in the broader business community. Bravo! Let’s get behind GE’s  initiative and begin to move in new directions […]

Urgent Call for Innovative Interactions

Have you noticed that when innovative insights predominate, peaceful resolutions seem more attainable? Creative ideas  flit through  brains  like broadband connects internet to computers, then sadly tend to flee as fast. Why so? The human brain craves action to convert  innovation into realities that work. Take all the recent talk on civil discourse. You hear […]

Higher Education Reinvention

  Higher Education and Brain Based Benefits   Ask the lecturer in this video and he will say he engages listeners.  He might even go on to suggest today’s audiences expect too much and give too little. Ask listeners and they may support these 100 reasons to run hard from lectures! Have you considered lately […]

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