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Thinking Differently – A Video from the Mayo Clinic about Unexpected Conversations

A video from the Mayo Clinic relating to their Transform Symposiums. Sarah Miller Caldecott, a great grandniece of Thomas Edison, has been engaged in creativity and innovation throughout her life. She is the co-author of “Innovate Like Edison”, a biography … Continue reading

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Creativity in Individuals and On Your Team

A recent study on creativity in adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) suggested that, on average, adults with ADHD have higher performance on some measures of creativity. The researchers, Holly A. White, University of Memphis, and Priti Shah, University of Michigan, work … Continue reading

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Computer Chip Emulates the Way the Brain Processes Information

Venture Beat reports on August 17, 2011 that IBM along with “four universities and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), have created the basic design of an experimental computer chip that emulates the way the brain processes information.” Here … Continue reading

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Bring Your Own Brain – Event Design

One of Dr. Estes most popular keynote speeches to Educators, Businesses and Non-Profits is the BYOB (Bring Your Own Brain): Learning to Teach and Transform keynote speech. This keynote speech and presentation has been sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater … Continue reading

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Presentation Topics

Brain Friendly Presentation Skills Bring Your Own Brain! Mind Styles Teamwork: The Universal Connection Collaborative Skills Proficient Facilitation Quality Management Tools and Concepts Leadership Development Process Debono’s Six Thinking Hats Stages of Concern Innovation Configuration Building True Community Creating Colorful … Continue reading

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Powerful Presentations

Communicating, whether it be one-on-one or one-to-five hundred, is becoming a necessary skill not only for educators but members of the corporate world as well. Information is power and as we attempt to empower others we must become more clear and … Continue reading

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Bring Your Own Brain!

Bring Your Own Brain   Let’s face it.  We are going to have to use our brains increasingly to survive in a world of growing knowledge.  As educators, we are responsible for the growth of young brains.  Adults, as well, need … Continue reading

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