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Eight Weeks to a Better Brain

Harvard  Gazette   http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2011/01/eight-weeks-to-a-better-brain/ January 21, 2011 By Sue McGreevey, MGH Communications Participating in an eight-week mindfulness meditation program appears to make measurable changes in brain regions associated with memory, sense of self, empathy, and stress. In a study that … Continue reading

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A Psychiatrist Who Survived The Holocaust Explains Why Meaningfulness Matters More Than Happiness

EMILY ESFAHANI SMITH, THE ATLANTIC OCT. 22, 2014, 2:55 PM ReutersViktor Frankl, the renowned Viennese psychiatrist and author of “Man’s Search for Meaning.” “It is the very pursuit of happiness that thwarts happiness.” In September 1942, Viktor Frankl, a prominent Jewish … Continue reading

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How This Residential Care Home Bumped Employee Engagement Into Overdrive

Sarah Lozanova | Wednesday July 9th, 2014 | 0 Comments Editor’s Note: This is the second post in a three-part series on dynamic governance, a new way to run either for-profit companies or nonprofit organizations. In case you missed it, you can read the … Continue reading

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A MORE BEAUTIFUL QUESTION: THE POWER OF INQUIRY TO SPARK BREAKTHROUGH IDEAS by Warren Berger

KIRKUS REVIEW How the art of the inquiry can transform ideas into action. Journalist and advertising guru Berger (Glimmer: How Design Can Transform Your Life, and Maybe Even the World, 2009) examines the science of questioning and the ways in … Continue reading

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Reinventing Organizations

FOREWORD TO REINVENTING ORGANIZATIONS by Ken Wilber This is a very important book, deeply significant in many ways, as much for the pioneering research, insights, guidelines, and suggestions that it makes as for the many equally important questions and issues that … Continue reading

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19 Hard Things You Need To Do To Be Successful

Viewing these makes it easy to see evolutionary development in daily life.  Cecile BY DAME LUTHAS on JANUARY 15, 2014 • ( 40 ) My goal is for all of us to be happy, successful and grow together.. you can find more much daily motivational material … Continue reading

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The Most Misunderstood Aspect Of Great Leadership

Mike Myatt, Contributor I was recently asked what I consider to be the most misunderstood aspect of great leadership; in other words, what makes great leadership great? What immediately came to mind is not only misunderstood, but it also happens … Continue reading

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Selfish traits not favoured by evolution, study shows

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23529849# By Melissa Hogenboom Science reporter, BBC News Evolution does not favour selfish people, according to new research. This challenges a previous theory which suggested it was preferable to put yourself first. Instead, it pays to be co-operative, shown in … Continue reading

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Seven Theory U Leadership Capacities

Addressing the Blind Spot of Our Time–an executive summary of the book by Otto Scharmer: Theory U: Leading from the Future as It Emerges (http://www.ottoscharmer.com/) The journey through the U develops seven essential leadership capacities. 1. Holding the space of … Continue reading

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The Capitalist’s Case For A $15 Minimum Wage

While this position may seem somewhat new and radical, it can also remind one of the story of Henry Ford’s recognition of the need to pay employees enough so that they could buy a car.  That decision had wide impact. … Continue reading

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