Diplomacy

Buzzwords Diplomacy = the art of dealing with people in a sensitive and effective way Recommended Listening Who would want to be a diplomat? – The future of diplomacy: Backroom maneuverings are giving way to public forums. And carefully laid plans can come unstuck with a single tweet. A not so diplomatic future – Diplomacy …

Creativity

Buzzwords Creativity = The ability to transcend tradition and to create meaningful new works Also see: imagination Wikipedia Creativity Quotes You can’t use up creativity; the more you use, the more you have – Maya Angelou (quote investigator) Here’s the problem: A majority of the artists who are easiest for us to find aren’t exceptionally …

Mindfulness

Photo: Kiosko Morisco Pay attention. Mindfulness is energy begetting! Mindfulness is the intentional, accepting and non-judgemental focus of one’s attention on the emotions, thoughts and sensations occurring in the present moment. – Wikipedia Buzzword Bingo Attention – Body – Conscious – Energy – Engagement – Future – Health – Listen – Mind – Mindfulness – …

Carbon Footprint

Photo Carbon Footprint = the amount of carbon dioxide and other carbon compounds emitted due to the consumption of fossil fuels by a particular person, group, etc. Translating: What is the carbon footprint of global tourism? (double check translations!) Spanish: ¿Cuál es la huella de carbono del turismo global? French: Quelle est l’empreinte carbone du …

Welcome

Photo: Earl’s Family Restaurant Welcome = To greet and receive someone arriving in a polite and friendly manner Planeta.com Sharing Verbs Welcome to the Modern Classroom: Native Innovation Conference #nii2016 Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign

World Listening Day 2017 #wld2017

Poster: #wld2017 July 18 is World Listening Day. Hashtags: #WLD2017,  #acousticecology, #deeplistening This year’s theme is “Listening to the Ground.” WLD 2017 reflects and honors the life and legacy of Pauline Oliveros, who died at age 84 on November 26, 2016. World Listening Day is hosted by the World Listening Project. Contests and walks around the world focus …

Curiosity

Buzzwords Curiosity = The desire to learn about anything; inquisitiveness Also see: engagement Translating: Curiosity Estonian: Uudishimu German: Neugierig Spanish: Curiosidad Swedish: Nyfikenhet Planeta.com When Mars Was Like Earth: Five Years of Exploration with the Curiosity Rover