The brain-changing benefits of exercise – Wendy Suzuki

Wendy Suzuki key benefit of exercise Exercise transforms the brain’s anatomy and function and has instantaneous, lasting and protective benefits. A single workout immediately boosts your mood, focus and reaction times, though the effects dissipate. A long-term, diverse exercise regime yields lasting improvements in focus, attention,… Read More ›


An urgent call to protect the world’s “Third Pole”

When the president of the Maldives and the prime minister of Nepal held cabinet meetings under water and on Mount Everest, respectively, to raise awareness of global warming, environmentalist and politician Tshering Tobgay perceived the acts as mere political stunts…. Read More ›

(TED) Plucky Rebels Being Agile in an Un-Agile Place

Notes What is a “plucky rebel”? Pluckiness means being optimistically determined. Plucky rebels don’t lead others on suicide missions and they are not so positive that they lose credibility. The word “rebel” pertains to the nature of start-ups. If you’re not being rebellious,… Read More ›

(TED) How to Break Bad Management Habits Before They Reach the Next Generation of Leaders

Leadership coach Elizabeth Lyle is concerned about the future of leadership. She realizes that today’s middle managers “our pipeline of future talent” are adopting the bad habits of their superiors. These traits are ill-suited for leading organizations of the future, where “speed, flexibility, trust and cooperation”… Read More ›

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