The Big Rocks story is a great metaphor for Steven Covey’s priority matrix. That is, making sure all the Important but not yet Urgent ( #2) activities are in your calendar first. ..
I’ve used this strategy with many clients, and they have discovered that we, (yes including me) typically spend most of our time focusing on those things that are Urgent and Important (#1) instead. Usually, this results from a lack of planning and the inability to say no and/or manage interruptions. Continue Reading →
Last week I used a new process with a group called peacemaking circles. While I have not been trained as a “keeper” my business partner, Dr. Dan Kaufman suggested to incorporate parts of the peacemaking circle process. His recommended the process to support the outcomes of the program and cultivate enhancing the interpersonal relationships. Specifically, he suggested incorporating the talking circle into the design of the two full day programs. Continue Reading →
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NEW YORK, Sep. 25 /CSRwire/ – This CSRWire press release was originally posted: Sep 25, 2013 – 12:29 PM EST
by Heather Shapter
I opened my twitter account to be greeted by Eva Langoria sharing her excitement about being with us at the third meeting of Clinton Global Initiative America. It was Thursday morning, June 13th, 2013. I found myself sitting at the opening plenary session of CGI America in Chicago, Illinois, joined by nearly 1,000 business, government, and civil society leaders dedicated to boosting economic recovery and the long-term competitiveness of the United States.
Established in 2005 by President Bill Clinton, the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI), an initiative of the Clinton Foundation, convenes global leaders to create and implement innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges. CGI Annual Meetings have brought together more than 150 heads of state, 20 Nobel Prize laureates, and hundreds of leading CEOs, heads of foundations and NGOs, major philanthropists, and members of the media. To date CGI members have made more than 2,300 commitments, which have improved the lives of over 400 million people in more than 180 countries. When fully funded and implemented, these commitments will be valued at more than $73.1 billion. Continue Reading →