Lotus is gearing up for a two-night stand in Chicago at The Vic Theatre this coming weekend (Nov. 4th-5th). The instrumental post-rock and dance-driven group will be joined by up-and-comers Spafford, who have been on a tear recently. Without a doubt, Lotus will be kicking it into high gear this weekend in Chi-town.A serious buzz is building around Arizona-based jam powerhouse Spafford. Each show, they pick up new devoted fans as they blow away the new and often unsuspecting listeners with their improvisational prowess. Playing with a sound that is easily digestible while still pushing boundaries, the band is building a following by connecting to the special, in-the-moment energy, only found through improvisational dives.For tickets and additional show info, check out the Facebook Event Group page here.Watch Lotus Perform “Wax” Live At Red Rocks:Spafford Performs “Virtual Bean Dip > Pizza Jam > All In” in Wisconsin 9/29/16:Spafford will also be making their NYC debut on a co-bill with the Colorado based Magic Beans for two special post-Phish performances. Purchase tickets for 12/30 here, and 12/31 here.
6SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr Everyone—including your board members—has ways of expressing themselves without saying a word.Even without realizing it, people naturally reveal concealed thoughts or emotions with gestures, facial expressions, tone and inflection of voice, posture, and eye movement and contact. In other words, all of us unintentionally demonstrate what we are thinking and feeling through our body language.Knowing this, it stands to reason that credit union leaders could potentially salvage tough situations in the board room by reading other leaders’ body language and appropriately responding to it.Before I suggest things to look for among those in attendance at your next board meeting, it’s important to note that interpreting body language is not mind reading. It is simply an observation of another person’s behavior, and it may not always be what it seems.Here are a couple of warning signs to watch for. continue reading »