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  • Greg Babbs's avatar
    Greg Babbs 4/30/2022 4:31 AM
    Learned how to calculate my water footprint and how to promote pollinators 
    Made a habit of stepping outside and appreciate my surroundings 

  • Tom Burns's avatar
    Tom Burns 4/23/2022 7:15 AM
    I love how my family get to celebrate Earth Day week during Day of Service! Looking forward to seeing everyone in the Seattle market today!

  • Elizabeth Malmstrom's avatar
    Elizabeth Malmstrom 4/22/2022 9:06 AM
    Happy Earth Day!🌎💛.
    Earth Day was established on 4/22/1970.  Influenced by eye opening publications like Rachel Carson’s “Silent Spring” (documenting the use of toxic pesticides). It became the voice for the environmental consciousness, and put environmental concerns at the forefront!  It’s an honor to celebrate this day!

  • Tuula Westlake's avatar
    Tuula Westlake 4/21/2022 1:36 PM
    "The best way to predict future is to create it." -Drucker
  • Reflection Question
    Education & Livelihood Engage In Active Listening
    What was it like to actively listen to someone? How did both people and the conversation benefit from active listening?

    Shannon Hunter's avatar
    Shannon Hunter 4/19/2022 12:47 PM
    It helps for both parties to understand each other so that we can move to a resolution of the challenge or opportunity.  I put myself in their position to be more empathetic.  

  • Shannon Hunter's avatar
    Shannon Hunter 4/19/2022 12:45 PM
    Had a great skip level meeting today to talk about how the team is feeling and for the team to share feedback, challenges and successes.  Great to listen to how the team is doing and get their ideas.  
  • Reflection Question
    Health & Equity Spend Time Outside
    What are the implications for a culture that spends most of its time inside and on screens?

    Elizabeth Malmstrom's avatar
    Elizabeth Malmstrom 4/19/2022 11:22 AM
    When I was obtaining my 200 hour yoga certification one of the most important things our yogini stated was that the body is like water it must always keep moving. A culture that is stagnant (i.e sitting all day looking at their screens) is not healthy.  The body, mind, and social nuances are lost.  In order to have a healthy culture there must be some sort of connection to nature, and the world around us.

  • Greg Babbs's avatar
    Greg Babbs 4/18/2022 6:00 PM
    Yeah!  My family has a lower water use footprint!

  • Shannon Hunter's avatar
    Shannon Hunter 4/18/2022 12:03 PM
    I worked on my calendar today so that I can accomplish what is needed this week while planning for family time and time for reflection and strategy.  

  • Elizabeth Malmstrom's avatar
    Elizabeth Malmstrom 4/18/2022 6:49 AM
    A few tips I just read about this weekend to reduce plastic use.  1. Zero-Waste Hair care-Use powder to foam shampoos that come in a compostable pouch. 2. Fashion-Pick classic Cotton Jeans-Jeans are often made with synthetic fabrics that can release microplastics when washed. Instead look for 100% cotton. 3. Recyclable Deodorant-The deodorant industry creates 15 million pounds of waste yearly.  Look for brands that use responsibly sourced recyclable paper packaging.