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This is my latest article for the Schumacher College blog.
Simon Robinson Sustainable Brands is a global community of sustainability leaders which brings together many of the world’s largest brand innovators such as Unilever, Philips, Marks and Spencer, Sky, BASF, HP and Philips. The network was launched in 2006 by KoAnn Vikoren Skrzyniarz, and now has 348,000 sustainable business leaders from around the globe.
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Lead With Purpose: Toastmaster Practices Inspired by The Four Agreements

Tim Ferris, Toastmaster and member of Mid-Day Toastmasters in Cleveland, Ohio stars in his #3 Speech "on the book" with Toastmasters. This day's meeting gathered in Perk Park, a recently restored downtown green space. 

Tim's presentation draws upon his review of the book, The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom by don Miguel Ruiz, a book used by many people to support personal life-change and self-improvement.

The lesson? We are all in our own movie and with the aid of principles drawn from The Four Agreements, we can each be a better Producer, Director and Star!

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Tim Ferris , Toastmaster and member of Mid-Day Toastmasters in Cleveland, Ohio stars in his #3 Speech "on the book" with Toastmasters. This day's meeting gathered at the Ralph J. Perk Plaza , a...
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Small Business and the Hidden Economy with Anita Campbell, CEO, Small Business Trends. As an online publisher focused on small business and entrepreneurs, Anita Campbell, CEO,  SmallBizTrends.com shares her insights and perspectives into what really makes communities and regions tick.  http://www.i-open.org/research/anita-campbell-ceo-small-business-trends-llc
C. TOPIC –  Strategic Doing Questions: Execute and Educate What next steps do you envision to pro-actively respond to the powerful topics affecting communities and their regions, such as: climate...
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Older Adults Who Volunteer are Happier and Healthier, Study http://ow.ly/AXd8W
A new study reveals that older adults who remain active by volunteering are much happier and healthier.
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I-Open Featured Image September 2014-Graceful Nature by Alice Merkel. Visit http://www.i-open.org/news/featured-image-september-2014-graceful-nature
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Another awesome post by I-Open author Simon Robinson!
 
I posted this image on Facebook today and wanted to explore some of the meanings it has for me.I do not know who the artist is who drew this cartoon, so I cannot acknowledge them, but it seems to be
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Read An interview for I-Open with Simon Robinson and Maria Moraes Robinson, co-authors of the new book, Holonomics: Business Where People and Planet Matter at http://www.i-open.org/blog/holonomics-business-where-people-and-planet-matter
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The Power of Collaboration in Patient Experience Improvement http://ow.ly/AH8it
The Beryl Institute is the global community of practice and premier thought leader on improving the patient experience in healthcare. We define the patient experience as the sum of all interactions, shaped by an organization's culture, that influence patient perceptions across the continuum of care.
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The I-Open Newsletter-September 2014: Emotional Intelligence, Human Capacity in Emergence, and Government Process Improvement http://www.i-open.org/news/the-i-open-newsletter-september-2014
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I-Open Research-Bruce Waltuck: Sustained Government Process Improvement
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LETTERS FROM GENERATION RX: A NEW FILM — DEDICATED TO YOU
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You or loved one is suffering under the diagnosis of ADHD, bipolar, schizophrenia, or depression. You’ve done everything the doctors have in

Meet The Candidates
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"Informed citizens are engaged citizens and engaged citizens are informed citizens." - Gloria Ferris, Meet the Candidates Forum Organizer. C

Introduction to Meet The Candidates Forums
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"Informed citizens are engaged citizens and engaged citizens are informed citizens." - Gloria Ferris, Meet the Candidates Forum Organizer Co

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Shown in the photo from left to right: Gloria Ferris, Meet The Candidates Forum Organizer offers a Welcome and Opening; Helen K. Smith, Foru