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Why Your Insurance Business Should Utilize SEO

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local SEO optimization

Search Engine Optimization is the strategy used to make sure a business’s web page ranks high in search engine results. To do this, businesses employ the use of keywords, links, and engaging content. Here are three reasons your insurance business…

Alex Bretas

I was having a Skype conversation the other day with David Isaacs, co-founder of the World Cafe, and a young World Café host named Alex Bretas Vasconcelos from Sao Pablo, Brazil.   Alex had called us together to talk…

Peer-Learning

The World Cafe Hosting: The Fundamentals course we’re hosting next month through the Institute of Social Innovation at Fielding Graduate University is offered in a peer-learning format. “…What the @#!* does that mean?!” you may ask. Well … let’s…

In a Place Called Home

Poem & photograph offered by David Isaacs, co-founder of the World Café In a far away place that seems a lot like a place called Home, there lives a small voice who speaks softly and calmly. It says: …

What’s in a Name, or Label

I don’t think I’ve earned the status of “elder” and when you add a “-ly” on, I get a little defensive.  To be fully honest, I get defensive in the face of judgement and criticism more easily than I should,…

Balance Lost

We were kindly given permission to post the following piece by author Tom Beech. The idea of “a more perfect union,” in the Preamble to the Constitution of the United States has has always rested on the principle of…

Interviewed in Collaborative Services

Amy Lenzo was interviewed by the folks at Collaborative Services about World Café – what makes us unique, how the seven design principles work, why the World Café approach resonates across such a wide diversity of cultures, and what we…

Death Cafés

Has anyone heard about, hosted, or been part of a Death Café? They are impromptu cafes in homes or literally in cafes, where people gather to talk about their experiences, feelings, fears, ideas, etc. about death. I’ve been…

Questions Anyone?

The link to this very cool comic about questions and answers, A Day at the Park, came from our Art of Hosting friend, Nathan Daniel Heller. It was created by artist Kostas Kiriakakis and shared via Comics That Say Something.…

Comments from Spring 2013 Hosting Fundamentals Course

Here’s what graduates of the Spring 2013 course are saying about the World Cafe Hosting Fundamentals course at Fielding: “I’m loving this programme, and find it really helpful in getting me to think more about what I’m doing. I…