How Reading Transforms Us

Posted: March 20, 2015 in Uncategorized

Most writing seeks to influence you to think or feel how the author wants you to think or feel. The article you are reading now is no exception. We want you to think about certain things in a certain way.

But there’s another kind of influence, not typically associated with writing, that works in a different fashion. Here, you don’t try to make people think or feel in any particular way. Instead, you try to get them to be themselves.

 

Source: www.nytimes.com

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The Power of Not Knowing

Posted: March 20, 2015 in Uncategorized

When was the last time you said “I don’t know” in a business or organizational context, with the idea that your honesty would actually get you somewhere?

 

 

 

 

 

Source: medium.com

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Circle of Life Rediscovery-Transformative Learning-Life Stage Honouring Training-We are working with teachers and healers from around the world to offer a unique and deeper understanding of nature and culture.

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Stop TTIP – YouTube

Posted: June 16, 2014 in Scoop.it


Stop TTIP. Stop the corporate power grab. Join the day of action on 12 July. http://www.noTTIP.org.uk The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership woul…

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Authentic Leadership is a hard thing to define. I’ve heard many definitions of it and given more than one myself. But here’s a “definition” I believe works every time: Authentic Leadership is …

Rachel Lovie‘s insight:

If you remember only one thing about a person make sure it’s their name – I recall reading this many years ago in "How to in friends and influence people" – it’s a simple strategy but sometimes it can make all the difference, particularly on second meetings.

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… Labs and Master Teacher for Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute to discuss how science-based research and mindfulness are guiding leadership development and organizational effectiveness for the greater good.

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Buzzwords are easy to hide behind.(“@DougSundheim: The Trouble with Leadership Theories – Doug Sundheim – HBR http://t.co/eqyd7GkyaY”; – Build on theory – make it authentic.)…

Rachel Lovie‘s insight:

A lot of truth in this, there’re too many people spouting 5 stages of this and 7 steps to that, often misquoting or reinterpreting to suit their own rhetoric. The business world seems to love the idea that complexity can be dealt with in a linear step process…ah, the hubris of desiring such certainty is doomed to failure!

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