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8 Subconscious Mistakes Our Brains Make Every Day–And How To Avoid Them


“Whenever your opinions or beliefs are so intertwined with your self-image that you couldn’t pull them away without damaging your core concepts of self, you avoid situations that may cause harm to those beliefs.” –David McRaney This is fascinating! These tricks … Continue reading

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Wu Wei – Thoughts from 2005


Applying the Ancient Concept of Wu Wei to Modern Leadership “The real art of conversation is not only to say the right thing in the right place, but…to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.”[1] – Dorothy Nevill  The … Continue reading

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Caring for Our Angels on Earth – Caregivers


Issue: Family Caregivers Guidelines | Mental Health Commission of Canada. Being a caregiver to anyone who is unable to care for themselves, regardless of the cause, is the most selfless sacred gift we can do for another human being. Yet … Continue reading

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intuition or reason?


“The intellect has little to do on the road to discovery; the only real valuable thing is intuition.” – Albert Einstein Intuition is the faculty of attaining cognition “without clear rational thought and inference.”  Increasingly, this intuitive “ability to foresee” is being assessed as a valuable … Continue reading

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social and ecological Intelligence


For an overview about the importance of social Intelligence, read “Are You a Socially Intelligent Leader? ” and “Social Intelligence and the Biology of Leadership”  by Daniel Goleman and Richard Boyatz in the September 2008 Harvard Business Review.   Visit http://www.morethansound.net./ for more from Daniel Goleman and other leaders in … Continue reading

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the brain, leadership and change


If you want leading edge research and implications about how the brain works, check out the official site for the emerging NeuroLeadership field, The Global Neuroleadership Summit .   What is Neuro Leadership you ask?   It is a new field of study fo­­cused … Continue reading

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about tiltability


Essentially everything in our universe strives to reach a state of Homeostasis or equilibrium.   This principle applies to single individual entities to massive complex systems either metabolically, physicaly, socially or psychologically.    Paradoxically, while the drive or equilibrium is ongoing, there are always some other forces tilting the … Continue reading

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tiltability


Essentially everything in our universe strives to reach a state of  homeostasis.  This applies to individual entities to massive complex systems either metabolically, physically, socially or psychologically.    Paradoxically, while the drive or equilibrium is ongoing, there are always some other forces tilting the system off-balance into a state of … Continue reading

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Post Script…Intuition or Reason?


Through a series of synchronous events, I happened across this article called ‘Right Brain Meets Left Brain: Applying Intuition to Business’ on The Banff Centre Leadership Development Library that is related and surprising aligned with my own thoughts on the topic of value of intuition.  … Continue reading

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Intuition or Reason?


“The intellect has little to do on the road to discovery; the only real valuable thing is intuition.”  – Albert Einstein Intuition is defined as the faculty of attaining cognition “without evident rational thought and inference.”  Increasingly, this intuitive “ability to … Continue reading

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