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how do our belief systems impact learning?

activ8 03/23/17
"Doctors and scientists said that breaking the 4 minute mile was impossible, that one would die in the attempt. Thus, when I got up from the track after collapsing at the finish line, I figured I was dead" -Roger Bannister   Roger Bannister, best known for being the first person to run under 4 minutes for a mile, turns 88y today.  read more >

3 Steps to accountability: build a high performacne culture

Team

 

The term accountability is used alot in our culture. We often hear the refrain "we need to hold someone accountable!". The term is used synonomously with responsibility. Even Wikipedia defines...

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Put the "I" back in Team: building high performance teams

Team

We all know the saying “there is no ‘I’ in team.” Its point – that individuals need to put the team ahead of themselves for the team to perform – has validity, but it fails to acknowledge the...

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step into your full potential

Team

One of the greatest challenges we all face is the understanding and embracing of our own leadership potential.  Even the mostly highly paid executives struggle with internal questions about...

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4 keys to authentic and effective team communication

Team

 

An important foundation for High Performance Communication is the Three Laws of Effective Dialog:

  • All people have purposes and concerns.
  • When people perceive you as threatening, or unaware...
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can a 1 minute posture check make a difference?

Health

One of the most powerful foundational movement practices we teach, whether we are working with elite athletes or older adults experiencing pain and limited movement function, is a simple movement...

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CREATING A POWERFUL LEARNING CULTURE

Team

 

The opportunity is to create a powerful culture in which learning is an intentional practice that drives growth and performance within an organization. The challenge is to create a culture in...

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Leverage Your Filter

Family, Team

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands, but in having new eyes” 

-Marcel Proust

Have you ever taken the time to explore what influences how you see the world --...

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5 steps to building an effective practice

Family, Health, Team

Learning new skills and developing new ways of seeing the world is hard work. It requires repetition and practice. Practice is essential for learning, especially for adults, because learning...

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THE POWER OF PRACTICES FOR TAKING NEW ACTION

Family, Health, Team

When we engage with teams, one of the first questions we ask is "how many of you want something to be different in your life". In over 30 years of doing this work, without exception, over 98% of...

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