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4 Reasons to Embrace Failure

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on February 11, 2013 | Filed under Humane Connection

Image courtesy RussellDavies/Flickr. I’ve been reading the memoir of Wangari Maathai, Nobel Peace Prize winner, member of Kenyan parliament, Green Belt Movement founder. She was an amazing trailblazer. I’ve enjoyed reading about her life and… More

Dexter Chapin’s Master Teachers

Written by Zoe Weil | No Comments | Published on March 16, 2011 | Filed under Humane Connection

I recently read Dexter Chapin’s excellent book, Master Teachers: Making a Difference on the Edge of Chaos and underlined more passages than I had in any book in years. For my blog today, I wanted… More

What a Humane World Looks Like: Not Setting Yourself Up for Failure

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on February 11, 2011 | Filed under Humane Connection

I’ve taken a course or two from the folks at Connection Revolution, and I recently came across a blog post written by Pace — “Don’t go to the cheese factory” — that really resonated with… More

The Ongoing Gift of Gratitude

Written by Zoe Weil | 5 Comments | Published on November 29, 2010 | Filed under Humane Connection

In a recent Wall Street Journal article, “Thank You. No, Thank You,” we learn that giving thanks is good for you. Not a big surprise, but post-Thanksgiving, it’s nice to be reminded that cultivating appreciation… More

Must We Struggle, Part 3: Human Nature? Culture? Or a Bit of Both?

Written by Zoe Weil | 1 Comment | Published on February 26, 2010 | Filed under Humane Connection

There are a number of organizations that assess national happiness. There’s even a book, The Geography of Bliss, which examines different cultures and the general contentment of their population. Often the U.S. doesn’t score very… More

MOGO Bookshelf: Malcolm Gladwell’s “Outliers”

Written by Zoe Weil | No Comments | Published on February 15, 2010 | Filed under Humane Connection

I’m a big fan of Malcolm Gladwell’s books, and over the weekend I read Outliers. I recommend it highly. The premise of Outliers is that those whom we consider amazing outliers – famous athletes, successful… More