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Yes the blog is moving – to be closer to the web pages of the Pivotal Network.

The process will probably take about a month.

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Free Resources: WGBH Teachers’ Domain Environmental Public Health Collection

WGBH Teachers’ Domain has announced the launch of the Environmental Public Health (EPH) collection. The EPH collection ( offers classroom-ready assets for middle and high school students that look at how researchers, communities, and policy makers are working to address health issues resulting from toxins and other factors in our environment. Produced by WGBH Teachers’ Domain, this is a free online digital library of 4,000 media-rich resources for grades pre-K-16 from public media and other partnering organizations. The EPH collection currently includes 32 published resources, with plans to expand to 60 by the end of May 2011. =>

How to craft a story

Kate started out with a powerful quotation ….

“The highest-paid person in the first half of the next century will be the ‘storyteller.’ The value of products will depend on the story they tell. Nike and many other global companies are already mainly storytellers. That is where the money is — even today.” -Rolf Jensen, futurist and author of The Dream Society

She makes the point

Not all stories are created equal. A good story is indeed powerful, but what many people call stories are not complete. They are just reports or facts. Many are just set ups for the real story. So what makes a good story good and also useful?
• Get the whole story
• Evoke an emotional response
• Deliver it well

Get all the details here

Today’s blog posts

From Pivotal personal best

Get service

From Pivotal public speaking

Thought for the day

From Pivotal Kids

The rhino song – lots of fun counting!

Louisiana cyberbullying law takes effect

Today’s read – “Character is destiny”

From WRB

Today’s must-read “The Pacific” was made into a miniseries for television

Welcome to Pivotal Points

This is the blog of Pivotal Points, where you an catch up on all the resources that have been coming through the website, blogs and ezines, and all the rest of the action.

See you soon!

Thought for Thursday

“There are two great days in a person’s life – the day we are born, and the day we discover why.”
William Barclay

Thought for the Day

“Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.”

— T. S. Eliot

The Butterfly effect

Only a few stories that we read impact us so much that we just cannot stop thinking about them and Andy Andrew’s, The Butterfly Effect,is one of those stories. The Butterfly Effect is an unforgettable story about how our world is an incredible life of permanent purpose. Enjoy this 3 minute movie and be inspired to live a life of permanent purpose that will make you a better parent, a better spouse and a more valuable friend.

Our ultimate freedom is the right and power to …

“Our ultimate freedom is the right and power to decide how anybody or anything outside ourselves will affect us.”

Stephen R. Covey

“You’ll seldom experience regret for anything that you’ve done. It is what you haven’t done that will torment you. The message, therefore, is clear. Do it! Develop an appreciation for the present moment. Seize every second of your life and savor it. Value your present moments. Using them up in any self-defeating ways means you’ve lost them forever.”

Wayne Dyer


Find your true balance

If you’ve felt something is missing in your life, your heart is troubled, or your mind has difficulty focusing or keep focused Sonia has your answer.

Sonia Choquette’s Psychic University Level 3 True Balance Course. It is filled with tools and actions for you to find your True Balance in life.