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A Culture of Learning

By Jim Van Allan, Posted August 11th 2017

You walk into Keystone Elementary in Ohio and you would think you are actually on the real Energy Bus if there was such a thing. Energy Bus posters hung everywhere, yellow school busses on the walls, positive fueling stations in various corners, and positive notes and quotes everywhere you look....


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Have you ever felt burned out at workafteravacation? I’m not talking about being exhausted from fighting with your family at Walt Disney World all week. I’m talking about howyou knew, the whole time walking around Epcot, that a world of work was waiting for you upon your return.

Our vacation...


For the past five years, those of us at Choose2Matter have had the pleasure and privilege of helping young change-makers realize their potential, and yearning desire, to impact the world. FromDowningtown, PA toMcAllen, TX toPrince Albert, SK Canada toEast Greenwich, RI and everywhere in between,...


Four Modes of Thinking

Hi there, this is your brain speaking. Just wondering what thinking mode you are operating in today? Seems simple, but it’s important to know what’s going on up there. Success in today’s hyper-competitive world depends on what’s happening upstairs in that frontal lobe of your brain where...


“Congratulations, Neil!”

I was sitting across from an HR execat Walmart a few years ago. His hand was outstretched, and on the desk in front of us was a crisp sheet of paper spelling out all the terms of my new promotion. I shook his hand and left doing mental cartwheels down the hall.

This was it!...


R3Chairman, Bruce T. Blythe, recently published expert commentary entitled, “21 Ways To Prevent Workplace Violence In Your Organization” for SourceSecurity.com.Follow the link below to read his commentary:

21 Ways To Prevent Workplace Violence In Your Organization

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Bruce Blythe is an internationally...


Rethinking Learning Podcast Episode #5

Adam Welcome is currently the Director of Innovation and Technology for Mount Diablo Unified School District in California, and former Elementary Principal for six years. He is the co-founder ofKids Deserve Itwith Todd Nesloney where their book is a...


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You don’t need a crystal ball to see that the world of work is changing. According to astudy from McKinsey Global Institute, almost half the jobs people currently perform have the potential to be automated by currently existing technology. It sort of makes you wonder: what kind of work will be...


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Are you mixing up these words?

By Maria Murnane, Posted July 24th 2017

Some words are hard to remember. I have to look up “supercilious” every time I come across it. Others are confusing. I still don’t get what “camp” means when used as an adjective. Others are hard to rememberandconfusing. For the life of me, I don’t know how to use “cheeky” correctly.

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Read Bruce T. Blythe’s latest article entitled, “Components of a Comprehensive Workplace Violence Program” by clickinghere.

Bruce Blythe is an internationally acclaimed crisis management expert, certified clinical psychologist, and veteran of the Marine Corps’ Military Police. Bruce has personally...