8 Ways to Calm Your Survival Brain (Why You Aren’t Thinking Clearly: Part 2)

This is Part 2 of the article, Why You Aren’t Thinking Clearly: The Brain Science of Fear in Uncertain Times. We strongly encourage you to read Part 1 before diving in here, to understand how our brains are doing exactly what they were designed to do.  Calming Your Survival Brain If you’ve tried reasoning with … Read more

Helping You Create Systems Change

Current e-Journal – February 23, 2020 Imagine the possibilities if every system you encountered was aimed at bringing out the best in you! Helping You Create Systems Change Creating the Future’s mission is to help you change the systems you encounter every day, making those systems more humane, all via the questions you ask. So many of the … Read more

You’re grateful. And you need help…

Current e-Journal – January 19, 2020 Thank you. And I need some help… Thank you. And I need some help. The “paper prayer” image above is from Austin Kleon’s latest book, Keep Going. The book is a great kick-off to the new year, sharing approaches for staying creative, especially when it feels like the muse has … Read more

2020 is about YOU.

Current e-Journal – January 08, 2020 2020 is about YOU. A Story of Shifting from Frustration to Energy Let’s kick off this new year with a story: Maria heads a county department with 500 employees in over 20 locations across a large, western U.S. county. Every month, she visits each of those locations. “This one … Read more

2020 is about YOU.

Current e-Journal – December 30, 2019 2020 is about YOU. We are so excited to share a Sneak Preview of 2020. Because it’s all about YOU! Our mission at Creating the Future is for YOU to be able to create the change you want to see in the world. Here’s just some of what’s coming … Read more

Our holiday gift to YOU

Current e-Journal – December 23, 2019 Our Holiday Gift to YOU Our gift to you this holiday season is nothing less than inspiration. It is also a sneak preview of our Social Change Bookstore, one of the many new programs coming to Creating the Future in 2020. All three of these books make clear that … Read more

Say Thank You. And Mean It.

Current e-Journal – December 12, 2019 Saying “Thank You” creates connection. And connection is its own reward. Say Thank You Like You Mean It Readers of our eJournal know that Creating the Future’s work is deeply rooted in gratitude. We must admit, though, that we never thought we would be tackling the issue of “gratitude as … Read more

Adding Rocket Fuel to Gratitude

Current e-Journal – November 24, 2019 “When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.”    ~ Willie Nelson In This Edition • Adding Rocket Fuel to Gratitude • Invitation for YOU to experience Radical Inclusion in Action (FREE!) Adding Rocket Fuel to Gratitude We’ve all heard the research – study after study after study tells us that expressing gratitude … Read more

You Can Do Better

Current e-Journal – November 17, 2019   “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. ”    ~ Aristotle First a Quick Update… NEW! If our eJournal inspires you, you will love our new notecards and posters! Great for gifts, great to keep for yourself. 100% of the … Read more

Improve Your Team’s Results by Thinking Together

Current e-Journal – November 11, 2019   “No one of us is as smart as all of us thinking together.” ~ Admiral James Stavridis’s TED talk Taking Time to Think Together How many times in the past month have you heard someone say, “I don’t have time to think”? How many times has that person been YOU? … Read more