20 Ways To Improve Yourself Right NowArs Spiritus Self improvement in my opinion should be number one priority. It is the conscious growth of the person you are now, and pushing your abilities to its true potential and really defining the limits of what’s possible. All the greatest athletes, musicians, artists, entrepreneurs, masters and gurus have successfully redefined what is possible in their respective fields. They have a deep passion for what they do. They have truly grasped their self improvement drives.
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It’s Tuesday morning at 8 a.m. Two San Francisco entrepreneurs are pitching their ventures to potential investors today. They’d both agree that this is one of the most important days of their lives. This is the story of Jane and Joe... Jane was up until 4 a.m. putting the final touches on her deck.
THE AGE OF MASS INTELLIGENCE We’ve all heard about dumbing down.
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MD/DC/VA Hypnosis and NLP Meetup (Arlington, VA Meet with hypnosis and NLP practitioners to discuss techniques, exchange ideas, etc. Particularly looking at areas of hypnosis, conversational hypnosis, NLP anchoring and other ways of inducing change or trance. We are a fun group of people ranging from beginners to experienced professionals looking to share and explore ideas, techniques.
Mindhacker Mindhacker: 60 Tips, Tricks, and Games to Take Your Mind to the Next Level is the unofficial sequel to MindPerformanceHacks, by RonHaleEvans and MartyHaleEvans. The book follows the same basic outline as Mind Performance Hacks, with chapters on Creativity, Memory, Math, and so on. However, all of the hacks in these chapters are brand new. None of the hacks in Mindhacker assume you have read Mind Performance Hacks, although some of them expand on material from hacks in the first book.
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My guitar teacher used to always say, "practice makes perfect, so you gotta practice being perfect!" By that, he meant that, when you're practicing, you have to be sure that you're practicing the correct method, and not the incorrect one. For instance, if I was switching between a G and C chord, and I misplaced a finger, he would make me practice the correct chord change three times before moving on. As he put it, mistakes happen in patterns, and unless you correct those patterns, you're not going to improve. 8/31/12 10:37am
High Achiever, Gifted Learner, CreativeThinker Identification of gifted students is clouded when concerned adults misinterpret high achievement as giftedness. High-achieving students are noticed for their on-time, neat, well-developed, and correct learning products.
People at the top of every profession share one quality — they get things done . This ability supercedes intelligence, talent, and connections in determining the size of your salary and the speed of your advancement. Despite the simplicity of this concept there is a perpetual shortage of people who excel at getting results. 7 Ways to Grow the Action Habit
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How to be a Brilliant Thinker: Exercise Your Mind and Find Creative Solutions (9780749455064): Paul Sloane
“Music helps me concentrate,” Mike said to me glancing briefly over his shoulder. Mike was in his room writing a paper for his U.S. History class. On his desk next to his computer sat crunched Red Bulls, empty Gatorade bottles, some extra pocket change and scattered pieces of paper. In the pocket of his sweat pants rested a blaring iPod with a chord that dangled near the floor, almost touching against his Adidas sandals. On his computer sat even more stray objects than his surrounding environment.
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Many of science’s most important breakthroughs, from the discovery of microorganisms to the theory of evolution, have come about through observation. The scientist’s gaze is clearly a powerful tool for making sense of how the world works. But it is not the same as “everyday observation,” as Catherine Eberbach and Kevin Crowley call the kind of casual looking done by those of us who don’t wear lab coats. How to Make Observations like a Scientist
People aren’t born smart.
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I tend to agree as well, but I've found that as someone who strives to learn almost to the exclusion of all else in my life, when that learning is severely depressed by any of a variety of factors, I'm encouraged to drink. Maybe dumb people don't 'not care,' but they're just not as capable of learning, and lack to means of acquiring the necessary facilitation to expand their minds. Or, maybe you're right and they don't care. You May Be Able to Actually Make Yourself Smarter—All It Takes Is Practice
Your brain needs exercise just like a muscle.
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