Compassion and Curiosity Keep Us in the Conversation

By Janet Baird, a Bright Morning Senior Associate and Contributing Blogger  We talk frequently about the two essential dispositions of a transformational leader: compassion and curiosity. But why are these so essential? What is it about these ways of being that help us continue doing the work that needs to be done to create more […]

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15 Minute Transformation

by Noelle Apostol Colin, a Bright Morning Senior Associate and guest blogger Her eyes filled with tears. She took a deep breath and blinked slowly. “I’m withdrawing. I’m not being who I need to be to make things better,” she said quietly. We stood huddled together, leaning around a tall cocktail table, inside a beautiful wooden […]

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Shut Up and Play: The Case for Play in Adult Learning

By Lori Cohen, a Bright Morning Associate and contributing blogger  Haters May Hate, But Players Will Play I admit it: I hate playing games. I hate board games, games of cards, games that invite us to sing and be silly and vulnerable and win and lose or just have plain, nonsensical fun. In fact, I don’t […]

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What’s Resilience Got to Do With It? The Equity-Resilience Connection

by Janet Baird, a Bright Morning Associate and contributing blogger  The Need for Equitable Schools One thing I know for sure: the field of education loves buzz words. And equity seems to be one of those words that schools and organizations have attached to in the last few years. Sounds great, right? More schools putting equity […]

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