If you listened lately to the media’s constant streams of financial fears, you likely fail to shop much for loved ones over giving times such as Christmas. Not that buying less detracts from the magic of Christmas. Yet sadly, gloomy news turns into poor proceeds for business, just as fear… Read more »
We hope at some time or another to move from where we stand at that moment, into a better place for a finer future. Ruts keep us trapped. Especially if we follow predictable schedules is holding back personal progress. Yet have you noticed that strong traditions rarely yield to finer… Read more »
Our brain leaps to discovery when we embrace novelty as a way to improve a situation, solve a problem or create an innovation. It could be as simple as serving others in a way that benefits all. And it often involves looking at toxins, blocks or barricades, and then replacing… Read more »
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 »
As young people increasingly gravitate toward new opportunities, unfortunately they are leaving behind faith communities like churches, and service communities like Rotary. There’s growing evidence that backbone spiritual and service benefits within these cherished circles of care will eventually die out. On the flip side, young people are attracted to… Read more »
Any IQ score or standardized test result can address the question, How smart are they? Yet most of us who hope to awaken brainpower in our students, agree that mere numbers say little about their real capabilities. On the other hand, if you want to ensure students actively master a… Read more »
Challenges we face daily call for imagination we cultivate consistently! How so? When leaders fail us, finances challenge, or people disappoint, imagination will help us navigate pathways into freedom’s playground – beyond fear or frustration. Have you seen it? Why then, do we sometimes trigger stress rather than bask in… Read more »
Fear feels like a natural response to facts brandished about without any ability to respond. If you ask a simple – What if … question though, fear moves into freedom that innovative change-agents enjoy! A mental barrier to freedom, fear of failure’s understandable when you think about it. Salacious front-liners … Read more »
What’s the solution? An online game!
What’s the problem? Mentoring is too one-way, as it currently rolls out. Older mentors dictate practices to upstarts even when upstarts have far more valued skills to teach. It hurts entire organizations as it keeps poor practices alive, and blocks leadership opportunities for enthusiastic young experts in any field.
Before you decide how money impacts happiness – consider the following questions.
Were people happier before the financial crisis?
How did Thoreau compare happiness and riches?
What riches tend to add more mental wealth?
Can online repair unhappiness from broken systems?
Could happiness help you to sidestep life’s inevitable financial struggles?