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Using Nature as a Metaphor for Solving Humanity’s Problems

Using Nature as a Metaphor for Solving Humanity’s Problems

There are many examples where nature has solved problems in a way that might provide ideas for solving humanity’s economic, environmental and social challenges. One very popular example in architecture is how termites develop their living environment to include “air conditioning” by virtue of structural design. Here is a video of that solution: Termite World – Life in the Undergrowth – BBC Attenborough   […]

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Group Dialogue

Group Dialogue

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Time Management – How To

Time Management – How To

In order to manage your time effectively, consider your answers to the following time management best practices: 1. Do I hold planning sessions with myself every day (for ex: at 4:30pm) to review today’s “to do” list and draft the next day’s “to do” list and to review tomorrow’s appointments making notation of what I […]

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Thinking Strategically

Thinking Strategically

DO THE PEOPLE IN YOUR ORGANIZATION THINK STRATEGICALLY? Strategic Thinking capability throughout the organization is on the minds of CEO’s these days.  The need to execute the organization’s strategy and respond to evolving  environments with rapid response is requiring that all employees think strategically.  Do your employees think strategically?  To think strategically, employees should understand the […]

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Facilitation and Group Dynamics – “WIGOH” by Rita Sterling

Facilitation and Group Dynamics – “WIGOH” by Rita Sterling

“The Earth is running out of energy resources, but there is a source of special energy which has scarcely been tapped.  It is the power available in groups, the power of group synergy.  Tapping into group synergy is made possible through powerful group facilitation.” – The Art of Facilitation by Hunter, Bailey, & Taylor[1] Powerful […]

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Four Things Employees Need From Their Leaders

Four Things Employees Need From Their Leaders

This link: http://blogs.hbr.org/cs/2010/05/four_things_employees_need.html was forwarded to me by a new friend named Stacy Kamala Waltman.  I think it’s worth a quick read since it speaks to what motivates people to be their best self at work. – Rita Sterling

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Active_Listening

Active_Listening

Active Listening Skills: Have you been listening lately? Do you ask questions instead of responding with your own thoughts? Do you wait until the other person has completed their thought/story? Zig Ziglar said “People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care…about them.” If you are a business owner, CEO, […]

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Tri-coastal Living

Tri-coastal Living

Tri-coastal Living by Catherine Cleary This page under construction.

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Article by Cathy

Article by Cathy

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