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An Innovative Way to Improve Behavior

By Josh Linkner
Early education in high-risk urban areas is a complex and seemingly overwhelming challenge. Often dubbed the "school to prison pipeline," kids in troubled classrooms with negative peer influences and little family support too often end up incarcerated or repeating the cycle of poverty. Despite committed teachers and administrators, these problems are expansive with far too few resources to combat the challenges. Typically, when young kids get in trouble, they are sent to detention where they ...
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Leadership Lessons from the FIFA 2019 World Cup

By Ivan Joseph
I must admit it is with mixed emotions that I have been watching the FIFA Women's World Cup. After getting knocked at the CONCACAF Qualifiers last June, it is hard not to be a little envious of the teams that made it there and feel like we should have been there. For the record, I am the Head Coach of the Guyana Women's National Team. However, in my heart of hearts, I know we are not ready. I wanted to share with you three observations that this Women's World Cup has reminded me of that ...
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Video: Speed Things Up - You Need to Reinvent Your Products, Continuously!

By Jim Carroll
Product lifecycles as a concept are dead. Nothing lasts forever. What you sell today will be obsolete tomorrow, if it isn't already from the olden days today. Organizations need to reinvent their product line on a continuous basis. Here's a short clip to help you understand why. To book Jim Carrollfor your next event, visit hisprofile: The post Video: Speed Things Up - You Need to Reinvent Your Products, Continuously! ...
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Daily Inspiration: "Try as you might, you can't mask your mistakes and hide your failures forever!"

By Jim Carroll
"Try as you might, you can't mask your mistakes and hide your failures forever!" - Futurist Jim Carroll Transparency will always win in the long run, authenticity is the new basis for image evaluation, and honesty will always win out in the end. Your world has likely become so complex that each and every day, you are like Jane Jetson: you put on a brave mask, some body armor, protect yourself with some attitude - and charge out into the world! ...
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Daily Inspiration: "It's your future. Take it into your own hands!"

By Jim Carroll
"It's your future. Take it into your own hands!" - Futurist Jim Carroll It's your future. No one is going to hand it to you on a silver platter. You've got to figure it out and direct how it will unfold. That means taking personal responsibility and ownership for the decisions that you'll make along the way. You can blame others for the mistakes that you might make, in the same way that you can't think that your personal success is the result of the effort of other people. ...
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Time to Rethink Homework!

By Evan Robb
By: Harvey Smokey Daniels The greatest source of tears and heartbreak in our family, over all of our child-raising years, washomework. Like by far. Like 90%. Those unbidden, meaningless assignments, mechanical worksheets, and odd-numbered math problems constantly led to friction, battles, resistance, weeping, and regret. It felt like the school was sending little hand grenades home with our kids, timed to explode just before a peaceful, playful, or relaxing evening could break out. That relentless assault on our family ...
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Live Inspired Podcast: Thriving in Pain: Kevin Hines' Story of Survival + Hope (ep. 164)

By John O'Leary
John O’Leary is joined by prominent suicide awareness + prevention activist Kevin Hines and how he’s thriving in pain on the Live Inspired Podcast.More than 1,700 people have jumped off the Golden Gate Bridge with the aim of taking their own life. Today’s guest is one of the 25 known survivors.Kevin Hines suffers from bipolar disorder with psychotic features. At 19, he was suffering silently and it resulted in his attempt to take his own life.Today, Kevin ...
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Future Insight: Changing the World with an Anticipatory Mindset

By Daniel Burrus
We are at a unique point in human history, marked by accelerating global change and enhanced by technological advances. We are always doing the impossible. Agile organizations learned how to change rapidly, but with change accelerating, we must go beyond agility and learn to anticipate disruptive problems before they happen. A New Incentive With over 500 known cycles that repeat, such as biological cycles, celestial cycles, and business cycles, and predictable linear ...
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Today’s CTO: The Chief Transformation Officer- Daniel Burrus

By Daniel Burrus
In the past, I suggested that the role of the CIO needs to shift from that of a Chief Information Officer to a Chief Innovation Officer, largely due to the rapid, multiple technology-driven transformations that are always occurring. But just as the CIO's role needs to change, so too does the CTO's role-from Chief Technology Officer to Chief Transformation Officer. This shift is necessary in order to maintain and elevate the position's relevance within the organization. There ...
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Singapore Time Warp

By Dan Thurmon
How long does it take to have a profound experience? This week Dan takes you on a "compressed adventure"; to Singapore, in order to learn the secrets of "Warping Time"; to your advantage. Watch the Video. Listen to the audio. Read the transcript. How long does it take to have a truly profound experience? This week we're Off Balance On Purpose in Singapore. I returned to Singapore, briefly, to deliver a presentation yesterday for a fantastic client. ...

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