Adam Kane’s Response to Jeff’s “Creating A Culture Of Connection” post

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Check out these comments from Sparker Extaordinaire Adam Kane. Adam is working to do great things for the Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium in St. Johnsbury, Vermont where he serves as Executive Director and for Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom. As you will soon discover when we start to post Stories Of the Week in the forthcoming “S.O.W. What?!”… Read more »

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These Are A Few Of My Favorite INGs

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We can do WAY better than just “preventing burnout.” The Sparks Center is committed to supporting you to move towards Peak Performance in your work and your efforts to create positive change, while having lots of Peak Experiences. Having studied Peak Performance for more than 30 years, I can tell you that one of the… Read more »

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Models for “These Are A Few Of My Favorite INGs”

Here are some recent samples of “These Are A Few Of My Favorite INGs” list to give you some inspiration. Please note that to be most hopeful, your list should include activities (with modifiers) that your are currently being paid for, activities you have been paid for at an earlier job (even if they would not immediately… Read more »

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The Top Five Uses for your “These Are A Few Of My Favorite INGs list

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One of you wrote in today and asked “can you tell me all the ways that I can make use of my ‘These Are A Few Of My Favorite INGs’ list?”  Here are the Top Five: To help you lift your spark number every time you note it has dropped below an 8. Sometimes when… Read more »

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The Seven-Step Process For Making Good Decisions

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  Remember the sequence for making good decisions: Learn your own signs to tell when you are about to make a decision. This might be as simple as “when someone is standing in front of me asking me a question,” “when I feel my neck tightening,” “when I feel my face getting flushed.” Those are… Read more »

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555–Premiere in the series of “The World of Sparks–UNCUT!”

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Photo credit: Astrid Jirka Over the past few years, several people have apparently made “bootleg” recordings of some of the one-take, “extended play,” uncensored stories I have told on Friday afternoons. I started doing these live in Gainesville, Florida in 2001 when I used to live there and have continued to do them pretty regularly… Read more »

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