inflammatory language and echo chambers

inflammatory language and echo chambers

#foodforthought (what my brain has been chewing on for a few days) I read a post written by an experienced ...
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tension and paradox.

tension and paradox.
recognizing valid points on both sides of a complex issue.

When I agree with someone about a point they make, it does NOT follow that I agree with EVERYthing they ...
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Don't forfeit your opportunities to influence others.

Don’t forfeit your opportunities to influence others.
part 1: Dismissing alternative viewpoints doesn't strengthen your argument or your credibility.

Over and over, I see facebook posts by seemingly kind people instructing friends who [they perceive] believe differently than they ...
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Stop Talking About What's Wrong. TAKE ACTION to Help Make it Right.

Stop Talking About What’s Wrong. TAKE ACTION to Help Make it Right.

Working toward positive change is a much more productive use of time and energy than complaining and/or trying to thwart ...
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Fine is a Four Letter Word.

Fine is a Four Letter Word.

Don't listen to condescending voices of marginalization and mediocrity. Voices that say you don’t have to work as hard as ...
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the unintentional message behind accepting the status quo.

the unintentional message behind accepting the status quo.

Check it out. Such a cute video. Encouraging. A great example of optimism. But another thought nags at me. Scroll ...
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problem solving and benchmarking.

problem solving and benchmarking.
facing a problem? search for what's been done before.

I'm not that special. I feel like I've written about this before, but when I'm facing a problem, I tend ...
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Don't Insulate Yourself from Developmental Feedback (constructive criticism). Be Brave. Seek it out.

Looking for a Qualified Teacher or Credible Mentor?
4 Things to Consider:

Recently, in a post entitled "Want to improve? Give people permission to tell you the truth." I wrote: "As scary ...
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Give the people you trust permission to tell you the truth

Want to improve? Give people permission to tell you the truth.
(And don’t punish them for it)

Do you want to improve? To get better at what you do? If the only feedback you are receiving about ...
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