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3 years

I versus We: The Democratic Debate Rhetoric Worries Me

I watched most of the Democratic presidential candidate debate last night on CNN.

3 years

Be The Master Of Your Time

DISCLAIMER: If I am going to tell you how to become a master of your time, you have to consider the possibility that you might need to reframe your idea of time and time management. 

3 years

War, What is it Good For? Erh, Massive Profits

Tick, Tock? If we are facing the next ugly chapter in humanity’s seemingly Endless War, several things come to mind including: the role of multinational corporations; an evocative song called “War”; and, a mind-blowing speech and scene from the Oscar-winning movie, Network.

3 years

The Best Leaders Inspire Team Commitment—You Must Do The Same

Being stuck at work you’re not committed to and constantly looking for validation—if this is the story of your life or the team you closely work with, you’ve got to make some serious changes. Not just for the sake of being noticed, but because your organization’s future depends on it. Here at ProofHub, I and my team have been committed to delivering a better work-related experience to teams. We’ve been committed to helping professionals like us get the most out of their efforts and be thrice as productive as they were yesterday—together. 

3 years

The Washington Post Magazine's Lead Toy Story: It's Missing a Key Point

In today's Washington Post Magazine, the above article is featured. In sum, it is a piece about how Playmobil is creating a set of its "people" and "things" for the workplace. And, while the workplace set of this popular children's toy (I have them in boxes in a storage unit and had been wondering what to do with them; now I know) is gaining attention, the Playmobil folks are not being directive in terms of how it is used by employers. This stands in contrast to how Lego promotes its adult version for the workplace where Lego has distinct articulated uses for their product.

3 years

Using Children’s Favorite Book Covers to Make Puzzles: Yes Indeed

I recently read a post in www.themommiesreviews.com about the value of puzzles for children who are struggling, including with trauma. Puzzles are amazing: they can be a shared activity (with or without conversation), they can enable concentration (remember looking for that double flat edged corner?), they produce a deliverable — an image, they develop fine motor skills, they enhance visual acuity, and they enable a sense of accomplishment with each linking piece found. And one can select puzzles with images that have meaning — places visited, favorite animals, fantasy scenes with dragons or unicorns.

3 years

Both the Year and the Decade are Changing

2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020: Yes, a New Year is coming and a new decade. For many, this is a time of celebration — witnessing the passage of time with loved ones and/or friends or on one’s own. And, in what amounts to a nano-second, we move from 2019 into 2020. A ball even falls in celebration (shouldn’t it rise?).

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