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Open Letter to my Congress Critters, July 8, 2017

Good job. Thank you! My suggestion, focused on approach. – To my federal representatives in Congress, – To begin, I want to sincerely thank you, on my own behalf as well as on behalf of 22 million other Americans. – I want to thank you for standing up to the closed door, fear-based, non-productive attempt […]

Human Synergistics International® and Performance Improvement

I recently completed my OCI®–OEI® Accreditation through Human Synergistics International®. < Human Synergistics International has been a true pioneer in quantifying organization development and talent management concepts, including organizational culture, leadership impact, team synergy, and individual styles. < For more than 40 years, HSI has been helping organizations unlock their potential through its now world-renowned […]

Vacation Reflections

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 […]

“Putting the Horse Back in Front of the Cart” in Our Public Schools Requires Courage

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 […]

“Run to SEL, and run fast!” ~Principal, Austin Independent School District

Cunningham Elementary, a diverse school nestled in south-central Austin, Texas, has recognized the importance of SEL for many years, but lacked a cohesive program, implementing only diffuse or informal pieces. – Now, with support from the district, teachers and administrators are fitting those pieces together to create a unified approach to SEL, embedded in all […]

Might “public,” under the right circumstances, engender greater openness to what “really matters” and to “real change,” at least as I understand it?

Or is this greater apparent openness due to a primary focus on “the whole person,” rather than on select products and services? < Over the past year, I have begun to apply my company’s new brand to not only the private business-to-business sector, but now also to public school arenas in Ohio and Colorado. < […]

Your Own Peak Performance Requires Your Own Regular Personal Respect — with Understanding

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 […]

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

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 […]

My Personal Story (brief snibbit) and Amazing Discovery

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 […]

Stakes for Success Today Keep Increasing. How Is Your Performance? And Peace of Mind?

Are you working too hard? Not hard enough? Too fast? Not fast enough? Right focus? What’s up? – I have been an adaptable and successful trailblazer most of my adult life in most of my chosen professional paths, all of them to address compelling human need. – In every case, my professional activities have kept […]