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Vacation Reflections

Posted August 15, 2016 By Norman Jentner

Recently I took three weeks away from my regular work routines. < Instead, I traveled and interacted with strangers, new acquaintances, friends, and family in Ohio, Washington, and Idaho, plus in British Columbia. < My vacation afforded me opportunity to engage with homeless people, working poor, middle class, and with economic elites. < My experiences […]

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Schools and school systems are scrambling to integrate social and emotional learning (“SEL”) into their curriculum, this is in addition to core academics — for many good reasons. < In my own participation in and observations of myriads of classrooms across a variety of public primary, middle, and high schools over the years, I’ve participated […]

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Wow!  This past week I (Dr. J) discovered The Wallace Foundation’s January 2013 Wallace Perspective, < “the first of a series of reports looking at school leadership and how it is best developed and supported.” < The Wallace Foundation supports efforts to improve leadership in public schools, having funded projects in 28 states and numerous […]

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STEM* findings suggest that we each will operate at our personal best, with optimal sustainability, when we pro-actively and regularly invest in our own “mindful” peace of mind. < ☞ Taking personal responsibility for HOW < ☛ We invest, by building upon personal discovery < ☞ Personally training ourselves < Our actions will be further […]

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“Conflict as opportunity” requires respect. No?

Posted May 6, 2015 By Norman Jentner

I recently completed a personally time-consuming review and deeper analysis of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) understandings related to human performance. < My STEM analysis included examination of how our Central Nervous System (CNS) hierarchically triages its finite resources automatically. < These automatic responses are faster than thought and are dependent upon our immediate interpretation […]

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WANTED: Peace of mind for investors, all walks of life.

Posted May 2, 2015 By Norman Jentner

WANTED: Peace of mind for investors within North America, from all walks of life.  Multiple rewards available. < New opportunities to connect and create abound. < The following link represents a work in progress. Presented below is only a first draft summary of the full article. < While the basic article is expected to remain […]

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My Personal Story (brief snibbit) and Amazing Discovery

Posted March 15, 2015 By Norman Jentner

I grew up in greater Cleveland, Ohio — the U. S. Midwest, the heart of “Mom, country, and apple pie.” < My father and mother taught me to be responsible, to work for my accomplishments, and to constructively consider others in the process.  I was particularly interested in math and science, taking all the courses […]

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Peace of Mind for Peak Performance” (Part I)

Posted January 4, 2015 By Norman Jentner

Are You Focused on Making a Difference, with Sustainable Competitive Advantage? < If focused on making a difference with competitive advantage, you already focus, one way or another, on developing you and your team’s PEAK PERFORMANCE. < Am I right or wrong?  < < < For your PEAK PERFORMANCE, you would be wise to also […]

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Peak – Peace – Performance. (Post 1)

Posted December 13, 2014 By Norman Jentner

< < is re-branding! < < < “Peace of Mind for Peak Performance” < amidst < “Differences as Opportunities” < and < “Bridges to Business Culture Advantages” < (Part I). < I (Norman) have recently come to recognize the “silver thread,” < well, actually, more like the “silver–copper–gold–fiber-optic braid,” – that best defines what I […]

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Ownership + Engagement = Organizational Alchemy

Posted October 11, 2014 By Norman Jentner

“Thinking like an owner” is structural as well as attitudinal/behavioral.   The vast majority of private entrepreneurial companies in North America and elsewhere are closely held.  This means that only those people who actually gathered their resources for the specific purpose of founding the company, often putting all they had on the line — or those […]

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