Rarely have we struggled against more anxiety and stress and without adult models, our youth are especially in need. It’s the perfect time to respond with social and emotional boosts that toss cheer and hope back into our day! But how? Yes, suicides and homicides have spiked and hopelessness holds… Read more »
Tip 9 – Draw strength from close friends.
How do your friends impact ethical choices?
How will you disagree and also build goodwill at the same time?
Discover a new song together! Mindguide to teach and learn from one another
What if the popular 20Q (game show) converted into steps for a new culture of character that includes caring?
Two-footed questions improve the odds for building good character in schools, colleges and workplaces, in several ways. The two feet simply add action to asking, and include reflections on both sides of the brain for solutions.
Questioners arrive at the best answers by doing whatever it takes to help people move from traditional limitations into possibilities for finer characters in a new era.
Rather than blame others for violence, and unethical practices, notice that all questions below involve questioners in finding character-building solutions:
Have you noticed how organizations that risk change also tend to leap forward, in the direction of that shift? Some even find potential for global recognition, simply because they moved forward on stepping stones past limitations toward more diverse opportunities. It takes a learned flexibility. Toss in a new zest… Read more »
Programming can become boring and routine for some, and so effective programmers look for ways to override their brain’s default for ruts. How so? In MITA Brain Based approaches — a novice programmer would: 1). Question with two feet to stir curiosity and add fun. Ask questions that hook to… Read more »
Would you agree with Oxford Scholar, Robin Dunbar, that brainpower limits the size of your social network? Master connectors do better than most. Team building expert, and friend, Mike Cardus sent me an interesting article today to show how many friends most people engage online. Dunbar’s research concluded that the… Read more »
Leaders watch US education falling behind globally, and mistakenly call for far much more math and science. On first glance, hard science focus may make sense, expect for dangerous imbalance to human brains and achievement. How so? Learners, equipped with a full range of multiple intelligences, use their unique mix… Read more »
If you believe IQ is fixed, then it could well be so for you, because of the way belief fuels or limits mental plasticity and brainpower. Want more intelligence by the end of today though? Then simply act on one or more of your multiple intelligences, and expect your dendrite… Read more »
How do you open a new class, workshop or mentor circle? Speak people’s name with care, and research affirms you will spark their brain’s sense of worth, and add value to their day. How does it happen? Your name links to intrapersonal intelligence, which also warehouses personal traits such as common… Read more »
If you can convey complex messages to ten year olds and win back enthused responses, you’ve likely connected with the kind of zip that sets meaning into gold casings for the rest of us. Check out 106 ways to become a master connector. In spite of what we tell ourselves,… Read more »
We now know that IQ scores increase over a lifetime, that brains hold power tools for ethical excellence, and that dendrite brain cells rewire daily based on what you do. My question is, Do your multiple intelligences expand too, or are they lifeless through lack of use? Whenever you tap… Read more »