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Breaking The Cage – Part One

I've been to jail. It was the single most frightening experience of my life, by FAR.Nothing that I've witnessed on this Earth has been truly horrifying... nothing has been incomprehensible and paralyzing.But to be trapped, to have no way out, to lose my freedom...

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How to be a Superhero Communicator

This is surely an auspicious roll around the rolodex.This is a good time to evaluate your connections, your peers, your network. This is a good time to ask yourself the following questions: ·How well do you "take care of" people who are most important in your life?...

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This is the real stuff

Hello purveyors of the peace, Please take a few moments to read this heart-gripping interview with two real life Superheroes who have taken heroism to the most tangible level: http://www.npr.org/2011/03/14/134532773/Real-Life-Superheroes-Fight-City-Crime-In-Costume In...

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Allegiance of Support

Greetings Superheroes! We are in this together, so buck up! I know what it's like to FEEL invincible, to look up towards a miraculous sunrise, rainbow of depth and awareness and take that purely individual breath that says: "YES!  YES!  I am ready." I also know what...

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Ver-Dance

Mortals always askin':  "What does it take to be a Green Superhero?" and "Where can we find the clarity of conviction to change our daily patterns?"  The answer is often proclaimed from on-high:  "Yes!  The first step!!  Change yourself FIRST!" - And everyone applauds...

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The Communication Spectrum Part Five – More on Dialogue

The Communication Spectrum Part Five – More on Dialogue

Dialogue is cool.   In fact, meetings in general are cool. Meetings are SO COOL that I can definitively state: Meetings constitute humanity’s only hope for survival.  What?  How can this be?   Meetings are just people joined together in conversation with shared...

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Making Meetings Pay

Welcome to The Meeting Guy's Blog!   We're going to have some fun here together, some hilarious fun, along with learning, tools, insights and prognostications. Enjoy! And... If you spotted this blog as a personalized, self-centered exercise, you're correct. I...

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The Lorax Knows

Beware the Jubjub Bird, and shun the frumious Bandersnatch! Whoops, that isn't the right poem... hold on.... Ooooh yeah:  "I speak for the Trees, for the Trees have no tongue!!" That's more like it...  Yes Superheroes, it's time for another double-dip into the poetic...

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An Earth Superhero: Paul Hawken’s Commencement Address

This is so moving that I just have to share it....  have fun and remember that Stars come out every night! Paul Hawken's Commencement Address to the Class of 2009 University of  Portland , May 3rd, 2009. Paul Hawken is a renowned entrepreneur, visionary environmental...

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The Frack It Point

  Greetings Superheroes! I'm a big fan of winter storms, the kind where huge grandmother fir trees bend and wail in the wind, and frozen rain gleefully descends to greet me.I'm a big fan of storm waves and fallow fields and the blind invertebrates doing their...

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Stoked Stoics

Stoked Stoics

The principles within Stoicism are relevant and practical for leaders, managers, teams, and entrepreneurs of all kinds.   Why?  Stoics focus on answering two questions: How can we lead a fulfilling life? How can we become better human beings? Stoics seek to attain...

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Nonprofits and Social Media ROI

Nonprofits and Social Media ROI

I found this article on Beth's Blog to be quite useful. Notice how Beth uses language which is "at the membrane" between technical prowess and ease-of-usability.  She brings home important and delicate lessons, such as the benefits of using social media marketing...

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