If gridlock feeds ego and shuts out brainpower could innovation and trust heal the heart of learning and leading? The more gridlock we see flash across media, schools, and our lives, the more innovative, healing exchanges get lost. To learn and lead well though, takes more than stopping bullies… Read more »
Tone tools can create goodwill – even in war zones! The body language of communication, tone brings a smile of inclusion or adds a snub of rejection. Tone benefits embody the warmth of thanks, while its lack chills through sneers and criticism. Not surprisingly, good tone tools help you to… Read more »
When learning or leadership problems pop up – how do you troubleshoot to ensure that all those you mentor, coach, teach, or facilitate will takeaway more? Below are brain-compatible strategies I use and I’d love to hear your tips.
Let’s boost teacher brainpower, past tests and tribulations – so that students and schools can win on the other side of distracting disputes!
11. Awaken Both Sides Bring both sides to life – with brainpower tools to disagree. Brain waves spark both deep reflections and peak performances on opposite sides of topics, based on how you activate them. Research both sides of your essay topic, and then show why and how some readers… Read more »
How will you disagree and also build goodwill at the same time?
Work in innovation and you’re bound to be saddened by situations, often beyond your control. Letdowns tend to come faster when you’re tired, or when you leap too high, too soon. Lack of awareness usually leads the way! If you measure the size of your success by the strength of… Read more »
A critic is a person who points out blunders, in such a way that simple mistakes look like launching pads for a global disaster – all fueled by your few faults. Critics in today’s toxic workplaces often compare fault finding skills to a unique and higher intelligence. In reality, cynicism… Read more »
The human brain comes with unique equipment to build and sustain new neuron pathways from old habits to new innovations. It’s really about moving from STUCK to UNSTUCK! (Can you identify with this video?) When mentoring leads to mind-guiding then we both teach new neuron paths and learn them from… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
Imagine a climate of peace, with humility that inspires, and people who recognize talents, and you’ve just begun to awaken intrapersonal intelligence. Build healthy relationships that shape character, and your brain cultivates new neuron pathways toward spirit and highest values such as caring in your character and in others. Or… Read more »
Nothing’s more important for revolutionary change than ethical consensus building, yet your brain’s basal ganglia works against collaboration. Worse, it locks you into comfort zones. How so? Faced with innovation, your amygdala poses threats against ongoing change and tempts leaders to settle for safe routines. It takes gifted facilitators to… Read more »