Matt’s Mumblings Blog

Creating Great Teams – Destroying Terrible Meetings: Trust & Conflict

Creating Great Teams – Destroying Terrible Meetings: Trust & Conflict

Posted on April 12, 2019

Last week we discussed team dynamics. It’s probably clear that a good team relies on strong relation…

Creating Great Teams – Destroying Terrible Meetings: Team Dynamics

Creating Great Teams – Destroying Terrible Meetings: Team Dynamics

Posted on April 5, 2019

I’m working on my next big writing project on Trauma-Sensitive Schools. As part of this project, I’m…

HIV Virus a Force for Good?

HIV Virus a Force for Good?

Posted on March 29, 2019

I hate the HIV virus. The thing is evil. How else could you identify something that accounted for ar…

Leaving Neverland

Leaving Neverland

Posted on March 22, 2019

Leaving Neverland is a new HBO Documentary focused on the sexual abuse experienced by two boys (now…

An Argument for Free Will

An Argument for Free Will

Posted on March 15, 2019

Has neurobiology and science killed free will altogether? I yell, NO! First, my concessions from wha…

What if Personal Responsibility is a Myth?

What if Personal Responsibility is a Myth?

Posted on March 8, 2019

Like many of you who commented last week, I’m also not ready or willing to give up that human beings…

Do you Believe in Fate or Free Will?

Do you Believe in Fate or Free Will?

Posted on March 1, 2019

Morpheus: Do you believe in fate, Neo? Neo: No. Morpheus: Why not? Neo: Because I don’t like the ide…

Fort Knox or an Elementary School

Fort Knox or an Elementary School

Posted on February 22, 2019

My trainings take me into more and more schools, or should I say fortresses! Due to school shootings…

Trauma-Informed Policing

Trauma-Informed Policing

Posted on February 15, 2019

Last month I conducted my first Trauma-Informed Policing training with a Police Department in the Me…

An Evolution in my Self-Care & Thinking on the Future of Trauma-Informed Care

An Evolution in my Self-Care & Thinking on the Future of Trauma-Informed Care

Posted on February 7, 2019

If you’ve tuned into the Trauma-Informed Lens Podcast lately, you know that we’ve taken a deep dig i…

The Warmth of Other Suns

The Warmth of Other Suns

Posted on February 1, 2019

“History is written by the victors.” Winston Churchill Isabel Wilkerson’s The Warmth of Other Suns:…

“Maybe I was too optimistic. Maybe I expected too much.”

“Maybe I was too optimistic. Maybe I expected too much.”

Posted on January 25, 2019

Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day this week gave me a chance to go back to one of my favorite p…

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