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Poets, The Original Systems Thinkers. Poets are the original systems thinkers according to a recent Harvard Business Review piece, which describes the benefits of poetry for professionals.

Poets, The Original Systems Thinkers

Author John Coleman covers the expected territory about poetry as a creative tool and of the strange appeal of meter to the human mind, but it is the following paragraph that struck me as much more interesting: Visualizing Greatness. The Acute Heptagram of Impact. How to Do What You Love. January 2006 To do something well you have to like it.

How to Do What You Love

That idea is not exactly novel. We've got it down to four words: "Do what you love. " But it's not enough just to tell people that. Doing what you love is complicated. The very idea is foreign to what most of us learn as kids. List of eponymous laws. A Random Act Of “Wow” How Powerful Companies Got Their Names (14 pics. The Science of Procrastination - And How To Manage It. Desire path. A typical desire line A desire path (also known as a desire line, social trail, goat track or bootleg trail) can be a path created as a consequence of foot or bicycle traffic.

Desire path

The path usually represents the shortest or most easily navigated route between an origin and destination. The width of the path and its erosion are indicators of the amount of use the path receives. Desire paths emerge as shortcuts where constructed ways take a circuitous route, or have gaps, or are lacking entirely. In parks and nature areas[edit] 20 Ways to Find Your Calling. The 50 Cutest Things That Ever Happened. Private Language and Marketing-Speak. Marketing is, to a large extent, about communication.

Private Language and Marketing-Speak

Consumer desire needs to be translated into a product and, in turn, the consumer has to understand how the product will make his life better in some way. A good marketer is a communication professional. Many marketers often use their own private language, marketing-speak, to communicate among their own tribe and with others. Val Patterson Obituary: View Val Patterson's Obituary by Salt Lake Tribune. The Courage to be Afraid. Henri, The Cat (Tribute) *NEW* The Gervais Principle, Or The Office According to “The Office” My neighbor introduced me to The Office back in 2005.

The Gervais Principle, Or The Office According to “The Office”

Comic strip for 07/25. Professor Stephanie Hemelryk Donald. I am a long way from Australia at present. I am based in Amsterdam, and have been travellin in Lithuania and a quick trip to Karlsruhe. But I was asked to write something about Australian democracy, which I found difficult to be frank. Remembering Steven R. Covey with Timeless Insights from The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. This is Why I'll Never be an Adult. Ever Imagined a World Without Internet? [INFOGRAPHIC] Steve Carrell may be seeking a friend for the end of the world, but here at Mashable, we're more concerned with the end of the Internet.

Ever Imagined a World Without Internet? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Can you imagine it? A Father's Advice: F. Scott Fitzgerald on What to Worry About. In the hundreds of letters authored by F.

A Father's Advice: F. Scott Fitzgerald on What to Worry About

Scott Fitzgerald that have been collected, we have this one dated August 8, 1933. In it, he offered the following advice to his 11-year-old daughter Scottie, while she was away at camp. It is still good advice today. I feel very strongly about you doing duty. Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog. This is a post by David Dotlich, Chairman and CEO of Pivot Leadership.

Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog

He is a co-author of The Unfinished Leader: Balancing Contradictory Answers to Unsolvable Problems with Peter Cairo and Cade Cowan. To be a leader today in almost any organization means you are daily, if not hourly, bombarded with problems and challenges that don’t have clear-cut “right” answers. Or, even more confounding, there are many “right” answers, depending on your perspective. Such challenges include meeting contradictory needs (for example, tending to your “stars” while building the team as a whole), delivering quarterly results while investing for the future, maintaining consistent standards and policies while accommodating unique customer requirements, or staying focused on results while adhering to your company’s purpose and values.

New Social Network Uses Kindness As Its Currency, Encourages Giving. An Open Letter To Anyone Ever Laid Off. Abigail R. Gehring: Odd Jobs: 9 Weird Careers That Can Make You Money. Mapping the world of thinking. MindTime® is a cognitive framework for predicting individual differences in people.

Mapping the world of thinking.

What does that mean? The MindTime Theory is a universal organizing principle that reveals a simple framework for understanding the perceptions people will have of each other and the world around them, and reliably predicts how they will act upon their perceptions in all areas of their lives. How can it do that? “MindTime will be the dominant theory of individual differences in psychology.” —Dr. As simple as it appears, the MindTime cognitive framework is actually a well-researched, scientifically validated model of thinking.

Specifically: how people form their individual thoughts, the patterns in information they are able to perceive, what kinds of thoughts people can form, and what mental strategies and patterns of behavior can evolve from those thoughts. Wiping Out $90,000 in Student Loans in 7 Months - Real Time Economics. Meet the Urban Datasexual. A LIFE ON FACEBOOK by Alex Droner. Never Give up: Inspirational video. Beyond the Comfort Zone. Neale Donald Walsch said, “Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.”

Beyond the Comfort Zone

That is SO true and SO important to remember. Life begins at the end of your comfort zone, on the brink of a decision to throw yourself fully into the unknown, and let an open future with limitless possibilities carry you as you free fall. To change is to grow, and to grow is move beyond your comfort zone. In fact the only way to stay in the comfort zone is to live in the past because if you are truly engaging the present you realize that it is new and demands a new response from an ever evolving and new YOU. The comfort zone is the red light district of personal growth. We all have a comfort zone, or maybe several. Life lessons for the office. Marcel Kampman » Quotes. This Inspiring Note Greets Apple's New Hires on Their First Day. Mostly About Chocolate. Ending "Business As Usual": 10 Insights on Rethinking Work. 25 Quotables from the 99% Conference. In just a few weeks on May 3-4, 2012 in New York City, we’ll be presenting Behance’s fourth annual 99U Conference, two days fully focused on exploring the mechanics of making ideas happen.

How to browse the Web anonymously. Looking for a job, searching for a divorce lawyer, researching a medical condition or commenting on sensitive political issues that you don’t want anyone to know about? Shut up! Announcing your plans makes you less motivated to accomplish them. Shouldn't you announce your goals, so friends can support you? Isn't it good networking to tell people about your upcoming projects? Doesn't the “law of attraction” mean you should state your intention, and visualize the goal as already yours? Fan Power: Hunger Is Not a Game, Revisited. Fixes looks at solutions to social problems and why they work. “The Hunger Games” film, which debuted just over a week ago, has exceeded all box office expectations, taking in nearly $200 million to date and making Lionsgate, its distributor, very happy.

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Whales Give Dolphins a Lift. Upside of Irrationality Chapter 1: Paying More for Less. The Temptation of Free. Cat Naps On Router, ISP Provides Decoy Router In Exchange For Cat Pictures. Sorry, We’re Closed: The Rise of Digital Darwinism. InShare370 I am not a social media expert and my new book, The End of Business as Usual, is not about Social Media. If you’re looking for the Top 10 ways your business can succeed on Facebook or Twitter, secrets to attracting more followers or likes, creating viral videos, or the best practices for creating infographics that over simplify the complex world of business, save your money. There is no shortage of useful books and resources out there.

The Employees First Effect. The Right Age To Be Amazing. Sometimes the most simple graphic makes the biggest impact. Brain study finds what eases pain of financial loss. Tony Hsie on corporate storytelling. @Raesmaa. At This School, the Tutor Speaks Cabby. What Paulo Coelho Can Teach You About Storytelling & Writing. Mad Men - The Carousel (Higher Quality) The eye sheds a tear to find its focus... · iain2008. Stacy Green, Will You Marry Me? [INFOGRAPHIC] Stats About Porn That U Didn't Know [Infographics] Articles » Gig Review: Laneway Festival @ Sydney College Of The Arts » Polaroids Of Androids.