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The Magic of Altruism: Step 4

This next step may seem a contradiction to the Crowd Theory. Generally, in a public setting, people are less likely to act, if there is a crowd of people standing around. But if some form of dissent is allowed the … Continue reading

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The Magic of Altruism: Step 2

The second step people take towards being altruistic, or in other words volunteering, is situational. There is a powerful leadership component in this concept. In order for people to take the next step in volunteering I, as a leader, needed … Continue reading

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The Magic of Altruism: Step 1

The definition of Altruism according to the Oxford American Dictionary is as follows, “altruism: noun, the belief in or practice of disinterested and selfless concern for the well-being of  others” An example of this would be helping the church soup … Continue reading

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A Magic Trick for Your Visual Brain

I have this visual tool I use when people talk about being spontaneous and not wanting to have to plan. Visual tools are great because the visual part of your brain can hold more information and works faster. When I … Continue reading

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A Magic Chuckle

I can’t even remember where or when I first heard the phrase but it has saved my sanity more times than I can think of. Here is the best definition I have of it. Magic Chuckle: v.  The moment you … Continue reading

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The Magic Shift

Although I’d hate to admit it I used to believe I had control over all sorts of things – outside of myself. I would act as if a thought, word or deed of mine I could change things to suit … Continue reading

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The Magic of Choice

No Such Thing as Can’t I didn’t always believe in choices and perspective. I was a victim. When I lived the life of a victim my perspective was one of: no choice. I can’t do this or I can’t do … Continue reading

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Chunking: Work on a Project

Chomp! You take a bite of something and yikes its so big you are having trouble chewing it. That is what happens when you start working on a project. There are lots of ways to deal with a project, but … Continue reading

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A Brain-Candy Store

I work with a Charitable organization that you might call a brain-candy store. To say that it is an innovative organization would be an understatement…even though that word is part of its name: Innovative Communities.org (ICO). In the past several … Continue reading

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That’s Just the Way I Am!

I’m not so sure I would ever use a Myers-Briggs test. Read on and I will tell you why. Continue reading

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