Belonging as a Universal Design Principle: Bioneers 2017

As a behavioral scientist, it’s always inspiring and affirming when others get to the lowest common denominator and it’s behavior change. It happened last week at […]

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2 Tips to Reach Your Highest Potential At Work

In follow up to an earlier post about collective intelligence, I want to dig deeper into what makes us give our best at work. In response to my […]

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5 Biomimicry Principles for Collective Intelligence

I’ve been reading my esteemed colleague Dr. Tamsin Woolley-Barker’s Teeming: How Superorganisms Work to Build Infinite Wealth in a Finite World for the past few […]

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8 Neuroscience Tips for Trust and Workplace Engagement

I’ve been blogging about workplace engagement a lot recently, and my last post explored biomimicry approaches for engaging staff. Recent neuroscience research establishes trust as one of […]

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Growing Buildings Using Atmospheric Carbon

My approach to helping address climate change and wellness challenges integrates behavioral sciences, design thinking, biomimicry, and meditation. In this post, I want to explore and […]

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Loyal Customers Come From Engaged Employees

Employee engagement is increasingly being recognized as important for productivity, company growth, and the bottom line. Engagement levels are holding at a disturbing 30% in the […]

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3 Biomimicry Principles for Engagement

I’m always exploring insights from biomimicry for social innovation. My last post on biomimicry connected its principles to those of the Vipassana meditation technique. As I […]

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Communication: Bridging Integrity and Flexibility

In a past post, I talked about the importance of maintaining integrity through change. Integrity is keeping thought, word, and action consistent with one’s core values. […]

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On Authenticity

I’ve been pondering for a while now what authenticity means. We advocate for the true self, which is the authentic, “real” person underneath social conditioning […]

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Transitions: Why We Change Jobs

Research from Gallup suggests that doing what we do best is essential to a good fit in an organization. It’s one of five factors; the others […]

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