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February 1, 2021

Unplug from Technology and Distraction this Winter

We invite you and your entire organization to join the Canadian National Day of Unplugging, March 5-6, 2021.   Unplug for 24 hours from 6pm EST Friday […]
December 8, 2020
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Organizations Can Create Conditions for Productivity with Wellbeing

A recent article in The New Yorker Magazine reveals new ideas on how to improve knowledge worker productivity. I agree that a more organization-driven approach is […]
December 1, 2020
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Digital Wellness in the Time of COVID

 “CoronaVirus ended the screen time debate. Screens won,” Nellie Bowles, New York Times. In Lockdown Again It is the end of November 2020 and many of […]
November 24, 2020
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Quick Wins to Reduce Screen Overload

Attention Leaders If you lead a team or an organization, please pay attention to the film, The Social Dilemma (on Netflix). Why? People you work with […]
November 16, 2020
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Short (!) Exercises to Train Focus

In the previous November 2020 insights, you read about why focus and attention are important in the 21st century and about the link between focus and […]
November 13, 2020

Why you can Focus Better when Aligned on Purpose

Most of us have Difficulty Focusing Do you feel reactive and distracted?  Does everything seem like it is top priority?  Do you have the nagging feeling […]
November 10, 2020
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The Importance of Focus and Attention in the 21st Century

We live in a world of overwhelm, digital and otherwise.  In this pandemic, we are all facing fatigue, bad news bombardment, and lockdown lows.  There is […]
October 29, 2020
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What is a conscious organization?

The Conscious Organizations virtual conference, October 28-30, 2020, hosts 17 global thought leaders with ideas and methods for creating a conscious organization. I am honored and […]
October 7, 2020
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A Mother-Daughter Experience From Canada and Armenia at the Horasis Global Meeting

What is Horasis? Horasis is a global visions community dedicated to inspiring our future.  Pre-covid, events designed to foster cross sector and cross country dialogue were […]
September 1, 2020
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Leadership is about Attention

Leading with Attention In August 2020 I had the opportunity to deliver an interactive virtual workshop for Dr. Anita Nowak’s Leadership class at McGill University in […]
July 27, 2020
7 Mistakes Hindering Sustained, Future Value Creation

7 Mistakes Hindering Sustained Value Creation  

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June 19, 2020
Strengthening Human Connection

Strengthening Human Connection – With the Body, Through a Screen

Virtual Meeting Overwhelm We are all experiencing more virtual meetings than ever before. If we weren’t aware of too much screen time before COVID, we are […]
April 1, 2020

Zooming with the Distraction Monster

Most of us are working from home these days. I am in week four! I read a lot about the opportunity to slow down during this […]
October 18, 2019
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Hosting a Big Meeting? Experiment with Device-Free

In July 2018, I had the privilege of facilitating a diverse stakeholder group in Dublin.  The Disability Federation of Ireland (DFI) hosted the workshop. DFI was […]
September 18, 2019
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Prototyping a Social, Digital, And Physical Future Workplace

ET Group’s 2019 Societal Transformation Lab This is the story of ET Group’s (ETG) journey through the Societal Transformation Lab (s-lab).  ETG is a Toronto-based collaboration […]
September 16, 2019
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An Intro to Social Presencing Exercises: Applied

This is part of a series on Social Presencing. Find other posts here: June 11, 2019 post, Social Presencing – A Practice for Tapping into Collective […]
August 28, 2019
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An Intro Into Social Presencing Exercises: Preparatory

This is part of a series on Social Presencing. Find other posts here: June 11, 2019 post, Social Presencing – A Practice for Tapping into Collective […]
August 20, 2019
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The Business Caring Formula Podcast: Michelle N. Moore on Social Presencing

You are invited to listen to part 2 of a conversation about Theory U via my interview on The Business Caring Formula podcast. Podcast host, Emma […]
July 16, 2019
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The Business Caring Formula Podcast: Michelle N. Moore on Theory U

You are invited to listen to a conversation about Theory U via my interview on The Business Caring Formula podcast hosted by Emma Arakelyan. This is […]
July 12, 2019
Female Inclusion in the Future of Work

Social Presencing for Inclusion: An amazing.community Case Study

Creating an Inclusive Workplace For Aging Women to Thrive For women age 50+ full participation in paid, meaningful and innovative work can be a challenge. The […]
July 8, 2019
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Highlights from True North 2019

Collaboration, a Declaration & a Problem True North is an annual tech conference held in Kitchener – Waterloo. This is a Canadian technology corridor that is […]
July 3, 2019
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The Principles Applied in Social Presencing Theater

This is a continuation of the June 11, 2019 post, Social Presencing – A Practice for Tapping into Collective Wisdom and June 18, 2019 post Why […]
June 25, 2019
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Tapping Into GrantBook’s Field of the Future

GrantBook, a Toronto based Benefit Corporation, helps philanthropic foundations embrace technology to improve grantmaking.  In 2018, one of the Directors was facing the challenge of envisioning […]
June 18, 2019
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Why Social Presencing?

This is a continuation of the June 11, 2019 post, Social Presencing – A Practice for Tapping into Collective Wisdom. Why might organizations utilize Social Presencing? […]
June 14, 2019
Group Stuck Exercise

Future Possibility of a Challenge Revealed

The Group Stuck is a mindful group embodiment and sensing exercise which makes visible the current reality and emerging future of an individual challenge. It is […]
June 11, 2019
Social Presencing and Tapping Into Collective Wisdom

Social Presencing – A Practice for Tapping into Collective Wisdom

Social Presencing (SP) is a sensing and embodiment practice whereby members of a group embody (i.e. give a concrete form to; represent or exemplify within the […]
April 14, 2019

How to Use Visual Models for Future Workplace Perspectives

Four Months. 300+ Teams. One Transformation Lab. In this second post about ET Group’s journey through MIT’s Presencing Institute Societal Transformation Lab (s-lab), a new Theory […]
March 15, 2019

How to Model a Workplace of the Future – Through the Social Body

Four Months. 300+ Teams. One Transformation Lab. This is the first in a series of writings on ET Group’s (ETG) journey through MIT*’s Presencing Institute hosted […]
June 6, 2018
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Tapping into Team Wisdom at Nathan Cummings Foundation

This is the first in a series of cases highlighting the application of experiential group dynamics modelling to address an organizational or social system challenge from a […]
November 18, 2017
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Is your team stuck?

Organizations striving for social impact are often stuck. It comes with the territory of the sector.  A stuck in an organization is something a team is trying […]
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