This is a humorous and serious TED Talk by the owners of Babble.com on the early years of parenting and societal taboos on what parents can talk about. It is an interesting perspective on bringing the “hard realities” to the parenting discussion. TED-Talk-on-Parenting
The UC Davis Executive Leadership Program is a transformative, interactive seminar series that will expand your ability to confidently guide and direct your organization. Gain practical techniques, effective strategies and essential personal insight to become a passionate, inspiring leader. In this video, instructor Mitchel Adler, Psy.D., CGP, discusses emotional intelligence and how good leaders use…
Issues of anti-Black racism and policing are top of mind these days. We [white folks] need to do better.
We have lived through an era of emphasis on efficiencies and as predictability success declines in this modern era there is a requirement for, and a benefit from our ability to adapt quickly to changing circumstances.
What’s Not On The Test: The Overlooked Factors That Determine Success What’s not on the test, Hidden Brain, NPR So I said, you know, this is obviously true. But it turned out that in psychology at that time, there was a sense that somehow personality and the subject of personality was kind of, you know,…
Being a native Calgarian, I have always liked that phrase. It speaks to perseverance, persistence and desire for movement forward. Fresh out of cataract surgery, I’m loving the clarity of these spring days and I seem to have a clarified vision of where I want to go and who I want to be. One part…
Some curmudgeonly thoughts on the iPhone 4S
The Charter for Compassion is a document that transcends religious, ideological, and national difference. Supported by leading thinkers from many traditions, the Charter activates the Golden Rule around the world.
A powerful talk from Rebecca MacKinnon describing the struggle for frredom and control in cyberspace.
Must see Ted talk by Eli Pariser.
Seven minutes well spent in this election season in Canada. A rational look at apathy, leadership and necessary change.
A short post on social media, democracy and learning.