Matt’s Mumblings Blog

Self-care in the Struggle

Self-care in the Struggle

Posted on December 12, 2017

Fight, because people will die if they repeal the Affordable Care Act Fight, because HUD cuts will m…

Creating Alignment for Change Through Values

Creating Alignment for Change Through Values

Posted on December 8, 2017

In this post, I want to explore the role of values in shaping alignment around making a significant…

Culture of Engagement: Intellectual Engagement

Culture of Engagement: Intellectual Engagement

Posted on November 30, 2017

Emotional regulated organizational culture set the stage for change and the potential for innovation…

Cultures of Engagement: Emotional Engagement

Cultures of Engagement: Emotional Engagement

Posted on November 17, 2017

Regardless of what change you’re considering, people will decide its ultimate success or failure. Ov…

Engagement for Change

Engagement for Change

Posted on November 10, 2017

The most enjoyable part of writing Connecting Paradigms was the way that it forced me to think more…

You say you want a revolution: How can you tell a change is needed?

You say you want a revolution: How can you tell a change is needed?

Posted on November 3, 2017

Connecting Paradigm: A trauma-informed & neurobiological framework for Motivational Interviewing…

Introduction: Implementing the Paradigms for Improved Outcomes

Introduction: Implementing the Paradigms for Improved Outcomes

Posted on October 27, 2017

Connecting Paradigms: A Trauma-Informed & Neurobiological Framework for Motivational Interviewin…

This Changes Everything…Eventually!

This Changes Everything…Eventually!

Posted on October 20, 2017

As most of you know, the last six months were a roller coaster ride for me, leaving a nonprofit I he…

Anyone Having Trouble Sleeping?

Anyone Having Trouble Sleeping?

Posted on October 13, 2017

I try to live my life with as much balance as possible. While I spend most of my days thinking and t…

White Trash

White Trash

Posted on October 6, 2017

I recently read White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America by Nancy Isenberg. Isen…

Are you ready for some football? Thoughts from a former fan.

Are you ready for some football? Thoughts from a former fan.

Posted on September 29, 2017

I don’t watch football; I have not watched a game for two years. Last time I wrote on this topic I w…

Advocacy and Trauma-Informed Schools

Advocacy and Trauma-Informed Schools

Posted on September 22, 2017

The idea of trauma-informed schools is a new one and not on most educator’s radar. It is all our res…