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February 2010 Blog Posts (6)

Solidarity and support to Chileans friends and people

Querido amigos Chilenos (y Latinos) del World Café,

Les envió mis sentimientos de solidaridad i preocupación en la ocación del terremoto que sufrieron en Santiago i Concepción. Ruego a la fuerza energética i a Diós que protegen a ustedes i sus familias en los próximos días.

Tengan mucho quidado.

Eugene Boeldak

Added by Eugene Boeldak on February 27, 2010 at 9:00am — No Comments

Healing Yourself Is Healing the Planet Lecture/Workshop Series with Emmett Miller MD

Beginning in March I will present the Seven Steps to Personal and Community Transformation in a lecture/workshop series, exploring what our families, communities, nations, cultures and planet can do to change our future.

The presentations will be highly experiential, drawing upon the approaches I have developed utilizing tools like deep relaxation, meditation, guided imagery, prayer, music, movement, and

sharing in a safe environment.…


Added by Emmett Miller on February 24, 2010 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Quality Teacher : How I understand it.

A teacher is like a light which spreads its shine in the mind of students. I wonder how important is the job of the teacher. Yet, around the world there is a crises of quality teachers. What is a quality teacher? I believe the quality teacher is the one who has the capacity to inspire and create new minds. He should have passion, competence and Integrity.

What is passion then? Passion is that enthusiasm and fire within a teacher which constrantly drives to push…


Added by Arshad Malik on February 21, 2010 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

US Interagency Council on Homelessness Cafes

Hi Everyone,

I had the privilege of co-hosting 1 of 6 half day Cafes on homelessness for state and local agencies in the North East region ( Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Rhode Island). Tuesday Ryan Hart speaks to the context for this wonderful work: "The US Interagency Council on Homelessness is beginning to develop a federal strategic plan around

homelessness and is looking to bring the voices of various stakeholders

into that…

Added by Samantha Tan on February 12, 2010 at 8:10pm — No Comments

warm winter

Global warming has sent the mildest winter I remember into Nova on the lakes we got to go skating just this week and in two more it will be over.Unlike most I sigh to see the winter go.Issy our Boarder Collie is in agreement he carries chunks of ice up to the shore for chewing......whats a dog to do!!!

We do not have the bird action from other winters this year thay may not have had to come as far south for food this year.No redpoles.Lots of doves pigeons starlings and…


Added by katesteeves on February 10, 2010 at 5:16am — No Comments

The myth of progress

I blogged earlier about the puzzle in which a 50-year-old insight was being presented as a ‘new’ breakthrough in Harvard Business Review (The Edward 1 approach to running call centres, 11 Dec 09).

It reminded me of an observation by Richard Kwiatkowski at Cranfield University, that some of the ‘new’ ideas such as emotional intelligence and employee engagement were well understood, and supported with a research base, in the 1920s and 1930s. Similarly, economists have been dusting off… Continue

Added by Philip Whiteley on February 2, 2010 at 2:18am — No Comments

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