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The Future of Our Social-Selves: The Effect of Social Media on Australian Parents and their Children

by Margaret Bell | May 8, 2018

There are few modern lives, particularly among the younger generations, which have not been touched by social media. Relationships begin or are nurtured on Facebook. Life milestones are accompanied by a slew of Instagram posts. Debates and conversations - both friendly and acrimonious - are more likely to be conducted on Twitter than face-to-face.

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"Who Is Driving My Bus?": Our Choice for the Road Ahead

by Margaret Bell | May 1, 2018

As we get older, this should become clearer, but for teenagers, the disconnect between reality and perception can be enormous. Too many adults put this down to teenage apathy and narcissism, but this is doing our young people an enormous disservice. A Mission Australia survey in 2015 found that

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Heart Centred Leadership - Leading Others from Within Themselves

by Margaret Bell | April 23, 2018

As people, we are inspired by what we see, what we experience, what we learn from the world around us. But so much of what makes us who we are, probably more than most of us imagine - comes from within.

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How Do Great Leaders Use This Philosophy to Nurture and Grow People in Their Organisation

by Margaret Bell | April 17, 2018

There are great pleasures in life. Some of which are complex, difficult, and require significant resources if they are to be achieved. Others may occur only once or twice in a lifetime. But some of the greatest pleasures are simple; they are commonplace. For example, sitting down to a meal with your nearest and dearest in your family.

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The Physical Me – The Fountain of Youth

by Margaret Bell | April 5, 2018

For as long as there has been culture and belief, there have been stories of the mystical Fountain of Youth; a source of water which will preserve the youth of those who drink from it forever more.

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Heart Centred Leadership - The Whole Me

by Margaret Bell | March 22, 2018

To prepare the minds of our young people as they embark on this journey of self-knowledge, the team here at Learning Ground use the 'orange' analogy.

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Heart Centred Leadership: The Whole Me – A Leader with Self-Respect

by Margaret Bell | March 14, 2018

Well, at Learning Ground, we are helping to build and nurture the next generation of leaders. As we have said before, we are not necessarily talking about future prime ministers or organisational leaders; instead we are talking about a generation of people with the knowledge and skills required to lead society towards a better state, be that in the work place, in the classroom, or simply in the home.

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Heart Centred Leadership: The Beginning of the Journey

by Margaret Bell | March 7, 2018

What is it to be a leader? We are not talking about future Prime Ministers or politicians - at least not necessarily. We are not even talking about organisational heads or other elevated positions. Good leadership permeates every aspect of our society, and is a vital component of all social structures.

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The Role of a Leader: A Protocol of Respect

by Margaret Bell | February 26, 2018

How do we recognise a leader?

The first concept that may spring to mind when we consider this question is one of 'command' – of being 'in charge' – but there is more to it than this.

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