Blizzard Warning … At Work: 5 Ways to Improve Responsiveness and Keep Your Sanity

* Travel is strongly discouraged because of dangerous conditions.  A blizzard is occurring, imminent, or likely. Travel in blizzard conditions poses a threat to life. * If you must travel, keep tire chains, a flashlight, blankets,  food, water, medications, and a fully charged phone with you. * The safest place during a blizzard is indoors. […]

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Dialogue and the Joy of Discovery

Monthly, Move Mountains staff gather for a two-hour mini-retreat and book club.  Some join in person, some Skype in from all over the country.  We read a book each month related to mindfulness, neuroscience, corporate leadership, communication, teamwork, facilitation or any combination of these things.  Then we dialogue.   There is no debate, no decision making, […]

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Adaptability – Core Skills for Life and Work in the 21st Century

Reaching out to friends that inspire and motivate me is something I try to do constantly. In a recent conversation with just that kind of friend, she suggested I watch this video, from the Moxie Institute, as it speaks to the value of what our respective companies bring to teams and leaders.

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Creativity and The Brain

Not a day goes by without something to learn, some way to grow and improve, something to appreciate. The August, 2013 blog on Scientific American Mind entitled, The Real Neuroscience of Creativity, by Scott Barry Kaufman, is a great example of information that we can apply to daily life.

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12 Leadership and Life Lessons Learned – A Friend Lost, A Lamp Lit

A couple of weeks ago, a friend of mine was enjoying a visit in Thailand, when a motorcycle accident put him in the hospital. He was hospitalized for 6 broken ribs. Shortly after, a blood clot moved to the left side of his brain. A neuro surgeon did what he could to relieve the pressure in his brain, but the injury left Don in a coma. He left many of us thousands of miles away wishing for the opportunity to see his smile once more. His son, daughter and best friend, a retired ER physician and a medical transport service transported him back to Whitefish, Montana, where loved ones were able to say goodbye.

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