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Monthly Archives: October 2019
(Issue #492) Using Demonstrations for Teambuilding and Prioritization
Regardless of the topic, demonstrations can drive home a point that may be lost in a lecture or in a reading. My decades of teaching, speaking, and facilitating have reinforced that people need to connect with the speaker and the … Continue reading
(Issue #491) Premonitions and Weak Signals
“The point is obvious. There is more than one way to burn a book. And the world is full of people running about with lit matches….” -Ray Bradbury- Weak signals tell us that what had been best practices are about … Continue reading
Posted in accountability, action, awareness, bullies, bureaucracy Tagged academic literacy, accountability, bullies, censorship, citizen involvement, democracy, Education, literacy, Reading 4 Comments
(Issue #490) Calling for Deliberative Dialogues.
Acknowledge common ground to build a more unified and proactive community. Every day we find ourselves bombarded by lots of talking. When fortunate, we get to hear and engage in real conversations. Speaking, listening, questioning, listening, responding, questioning, listening, and … Continue reading
Posted in accountability, Civility, collaboration, collective monolgues, Community, community development, confirmation bias, consideration, conversation, Critical Thinking, emotional intelligence, Gratitude, growth, habits, Mindfulness, mindset, resilience Tagged civility, common ground, community building, conversation, critical thinking, deliberative dialogues, dialogue, kettering, resilience 3 Comments
(Issue #489) Opportunities to Notice
The range of what we think and do Is limited by what we fail to notice And because we fail to notice That we fail to notice There is little we can do To change Until we notice How failing … Continue reading