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Tag Archives: collaboration
(Issue #600!) A Thankfulness Alphabet
May you give yourself time to reflect on your list of thanks and appreciation. ~~~~~ When feeling down, doubtful, or disappointed, I find it helpful to remind myself of the good people, experiences, and things that surround me each day. … Continue reading
Posted in Appreciation, Balance, collaboration, Communication, COVID vaccination, engagement, kindness, laughter, love, thanksgiving Tagged awareness, collaboration, community, dreams, leadership, resilience 2 Comments
(Issue #599) A Reminder About Our Non-Negotiables
Do not allow your non-negotiables to become negotiable. ~~~~~ I’ve written and spoken about the importance of recognizing and prioritizing the non-negotiables in our lives. Things like health, family, social connections, purpose, spirituality, boundaries, and limits. At times, though, we … Continue reading
Posted in leadership, listening Tagged awareness, collaboration, community, motivation, resilience 1 Comment
Community Bright Spots! Beaches Watch
For more on the mission of this page click here. ~~~~~ Past issues of “Community Bright Spots!” have focused on architecture, parks, nature, art, and recreation. Each post encouraged (hopefully) readers to pause and reflect on the beauty and positivity … Continue reading
Posted in authenticity, change, Civility, Education Tagged awareness, collaboration, community, leadership, resilience 2 Comments
Community Bright Spots! Music as Social Capital
NOTE: You can find more information about the mission of this page here. In 2003, the Atlantic Beach Cultural Arts and Recreation committee supported an idea that led to the founding of two music events: Acoustic Night and Songwriters Night. Acoustic … Continue reading
Posted in Community, community development Tagged collaboration, goals, leadership, resilience Leave a comment
(Issue #592) Me or Us?
A functioning community provides a safe place for its members to explore, learn, fail, and grow. That requires the community members to make room for aspirations beyond their own (self-centered?) biases. ~~~~~ Energy practitioners believe the fifth energy chakra—the Throat … Continue reading
Posted in resilience Tagged assumptions, collaboration, community, dreams, leadership, motivation 1 Comment
(Issue #591) Offering a Question or a Judgment?
We do not start the dialogue discounting the other person…. I’ve written before about the importance of authentic questions and the power of epistemic curiosity. They inextricably connect to one another and lead to sustained cognitive effort to learn and … Continue reading
Posted in authenticity, Communication, listening Tagged collaboration, community, resilience 1 Comment
(Issue #586) Good, Not-So Good, and Why (x5)
Go beyond listing a goal statement.Before acting, make sure you understand the why of your what. I have written separate posts on this blog about bright spots, not-so-bright spots, weak signals, and the five whys. Today, let’s look at how … Continue reading
Posted in Life lessons Tagged assumptions, awareness, collaboration, goals, leadership, resilience 1 Comment
Community Bright Spots! Beaches Habitat Housing
NOTE: You can find more information about the mission of this page here. In 2019, Beaches Habitat for Humanity (Atlantic Beach, FL) and its dedicated volunteers and community leaders celebrated the completion of OceanGate, a 70-home community of multifamily homes. A … Continue reading
Posted in Life lessons Tagged beaches habitat for humanity, collaboration, community, dreams, housing, resilience Leave a comment
(Issue #583) The 7Rs and Public Health
Public health is a community good that connects each of The 7 Rs. |How can we remain good stewards for our community? Over the eleven-year history of this blog, seven values have repeated themselves. The same seven interrelated concepts provided … Continue reading
Posted in COVID vaccination, public health Tagged assumptions, awareness, collaboration, community, leadership, resilience 1 Comment
Community Bright Spots! Parks (Neptune Beach, FL)
NOTE: You can find more information about the mission of this page here. Last week I focused on a few of the parks in Jacksonville Beach, Florida. This week we stroll to our neighboring community of Neptune Beach, Florida–nestled between Atlantic … Continue reading
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