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How can we do the right thing?

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Of the six intelligences we describe in our 3D model, the one that involves no thought and no logic is the one that’s the least considered and sometimes the hardest to comprehend. We’re talking here about instinctual intelligence – a … Continue reading

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The Future of Teaching: The Future of Schools – Part Two

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Imagine the scene – a group of young people walking quietly through a carpeted corridor into a glass-fronted room. On entering the room, they walk to a “hot” desk and log onto the computer in front of them. There, on … Continue reading

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More Thoughts on Emotional Intelligence

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To be emotionally intelligent is to have an intelligent approach to managing our emotions. It’s the ability to use a range of skills that enable such management to be effective. It involves a determination to ensure that destructive emotions do … Continue reading

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Stirring the Emotions

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The origin of the word “emotions” is the French word “emouvoir” – meaning to stir up, to move, to excite, which in turn is derived from the Latin emovere. The word “emotion” in itself causes an emotional response in some, … Continue reading

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Blink – and Instinctual Intelligence.

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Truly successful decision-making relies on a balance between deliberate and instinctive thinking. – Malcolm Gladwell The above quote came up on Twitter this morning, and I started thinking – how much of our conscious and critical thinking is “deliberate” anyway? … Continue reading

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Culture, Knowledge and Learning; Polarity & Unity – Part Two.

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Returning to our previous post’s thoughts on culture and education, on the arts and the sciences, it’s interesting that Melvyn Bragg’s programme explained how theology was once deemed to be a science because it deals with knowledge (though not with … Continue reading

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Seasonal Values – For Every Season: Joyfulness, 23rd December

23. Joyfulness “We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.” Buddha “The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.” E.E. Cummings “If … Continue reading

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