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Apr 28th, 2015

You Are Invited to An Event May 9: Infrequently Asked Questions

Human Interaction

Got a Burning Question? An issue you want to discuss? Participate in a facilitated rumination on our collective understandings and the creation of some new ones.

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Apr 2nd, 2015

Should Your Work Speak For Itself?

work relationships Workshop

  You work hard. You got the education and training required to be great at your job. You are a subject matter expert. You care about what you are doing. You think that you are quite good at what you do, and that things should go well for you. And yet, things don't go well. You have ...

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Apr 2nd, 2015

Executive Coaching Group Begins April 20

Groups

Get Executive Coaching for Real Life. In Real Time. In six intensive weeks, you will develop real time leadership, coaching, team building, platform and communication skills.

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Feb 18th, 2015

Rising for ouR evolution

Inspiration

February 14th is celebrated in many countries throughout the world as Valentine's Day. Thanks to playwright, performer, feminist and activist Eve Ensler, February 14th is now also known and celebrated as V-Day, 1 Billion Rising: the world-wide organization and movement she founded and leads: ...

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Jan 13th, 2015

What and How Do You See?

Inspiration

“It is special to see yourself like this. When you usually cannot look at yourself in the mirror.”   It is no secret that mainstream institutions establish and convey the standards and preferences for who we should be, or should aspire to be; standards for who is and should be seen, ...

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Jan 6th, 2015

To Dwell in Possibility

I dwell in Possibility By Emily Dickinson I dwell in Possibility – A fairer House than Prose – More numerous of Windows – Superior – for Doors – Of Chambers as the Cedars – Impregnable of eye – And for an everlasting Roof The Gambrels of the Sky – Of Visitors – the fairest – ...

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Dec 10th, 2014

What Are Your Assumptions? How Do They Hold You Back?

Many of us pride ourselves in our ability to acknowledge and embrace the fact that people live their lives in many ways that are different from our own. Often, without even knowing it, what we mean is that others live differently, but within the same assumptive framework of “what is” that we ...

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Nov 26th, 2014

How Do You Get Help With Stress?

Inspiration

Do you think that in order to get help with what is stressing you out, you need to address the specific thing you are stressed out by? Here is a beautiful example of how that is not necessarily the case. Check it out. And, you may even get some help in the process.

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Nov 10th, 2014

A personal tale of pace, peace, productivity and possibility

Inspiration

It has been seven months since my last blog post. This is not a confession. Many of you have been asking me when I am going to write next, and shared with me that you eagerly await my posts. Thank you. I have been so touched by your enthusiasm, your interest in, and support of my writing. I ...

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Apr 17th, 2014

What do you mean?

Human Interaction professional development Relationships

"What do you mean?" I ask this question often, in therapy and elsewhere. And, I encourage you to ask it too. Why? Because we routinely assume that we understand (know) what we, and others are saying - people we know well and people we don't - and equally often, we don't understand at all. We ...

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Mar 5th, 2014

It is Practice That Makes Possible — Not Belief

Beginning in 2008, every year, when the winter holiday shopping season begins in the US (which these days seems like some time around Labor Day), Macy's department store changes all of its decor and slogans to just one word: Believe! Bus advertisements, street flags, shopping bags and ...

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Jan 1st, 2014

What’s creativity got to do with therapy?

Are you creative?  So many people respond with a resounding "Oh NO!", or "not really", or, " I was when I was younger", when asked that question. It is clear from their tone, that they think that creativity is reserved for only certain kind of people - and not them. If you have seen some of my ...

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Sep 16th, 2013

Design-Observer’s One Voice. One Idea. One Minute. New Podcast Insights Per Minute.

A few weeks ago, The Design Observer Group debuted a new podcast series: Insights Per Minute. The show features thinkers who share their ideas for 60 seconds on a chosen topic. Design Observer believes this is a powerful format for new, uncluttered insight. As is often the case, the insights ...

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Aug 27th, 2013

Data Will Help Us: A brief manifesto about the promise and perils of data, by Jonathan Harris.

Inspiration Possibility Manifesto

Jonathan Harris creates projects that reimagine how humans relate to technology and to each other. His creations include things like We Feel Fine, which measures the emotional temperature of the human world through large-scale blog analysis, and the world’s largest time capsule. Other projects ask ...

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Aug 22nd, 2013

The Out NYC: Openly Gay (and not), Urban Resort

Have you ever been to a hotel or resort and known immediately that it was welcoming to only a certain segment of the population? Maybe you are a member of that acceptable group, so you never noticed, or paid much attention. Or, maybe you aren't, and always have to do some due diligence prior to ...

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Aug 12th, 2013

Boing Boing Ingenuity: A Challenge in the Name of Ingenuity, Curiosity and Wonder

The Possibility Practice is the name of our practice, and it is also our practice; a practice, a way of life, of health and cure, that enables you to create possibility in your life, with whatever it is that is before (or behind or in front of) you. We do that, in part, by helping you to challenge ...

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Aug 6th, 2013

Defying Gravity: Ann Hamilton’s The Event of a Thread

Inspiration

I have been sharing some amazing and innovative design projects recently, through which we can see, and learn about the process of creating possibility, and new ways of seeing.  The design world is chock full of brilliant, brave and adventurous people, who show us, and invite us to participate in ...

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Jul 30th, 2013

Change the World: One Second Everyday. Cesar Kuriyama’s Project

Inspiration

Do you ever feel frustrated by the amount of time you spend not doing creative things that you enjoy, and that nourish you?  Or, that you live your life at a distance, not fully engaged, or present, effectively losing your life, because you are physically or mentally somewhere else? Check out this ...

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Jul 25th, 2013

100 Big Ideas. Designing Play: An ode to chance and luck

Inspiration

With the expertise of French naval architect Francois Rougier, artist Max Mulhern has created what he calls, Aqua Dice. They look just like dice-- if dice were large bright orange phosphorescent cubes with royal blue spots. They are bio-composites and 100% recyclable. On the Aqua Dice website, he ...

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Jul 23rd, 2013

Walking Every Block in New York City to Unknow

Inspiration

Do you think you know the city or town where you live? Matt Green is walking every single block in New York City. When he’s done, he’ll have traveled more than 8000 miles on foot.  His goal? To know nothing. In an article he penned in GOOD, fellow traveler Green writes, “The more you explore ...

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