The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People , first published in 1989, is a business and self-help book written by Stephen R. Covey . It has sold more than 25 million copies in 38 languages worldwide, and the audio version has sold 15 million copies, and remains one of the best selling nonfiction business books. [ 1 ] [ 2 ] Covey presents an approach to being effective in attaining goals by aligning oneself to what he calls "true north" principles of a character ethic that he presents as universal and timeless. [ 3 ] In August 2011, Time listed Seven Habits as one of "The 25 Most Influential Business Management Books". [ 4 ]
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, author of “Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience,” describes flow as “being completely involved in an activity for its own sake. The ego falls away. Time flies.
Read full article Continue reading page | 1 | 2 Using mathematics to tackle some of biology's biggest questions, Martin Nowak has concluded that an ability to cooperate is the secret of humanity's success.
Teamwork, effective work teams, and team building are popular topics in today’s organizations. Successful teamwork fuels the accomplishment of your strategic goals. Effective work teams magnify the accomplishments of individual employees and enable you to better serve customers. If you're experimenting with ongoing teams, start with a few to determine what team activities your organization can support. Teams require resources, and especially, time.
The Trinity of all Living Systems - A Design Framework for Bioteams. Dr Humberto Maturana and Dr Franciso Varela, 2 Chilean biologist/neuroscientists, in their ground-breaking book "The Tree of Knowledge - The Biological Roots of Human Understanding"  suggest a simple but profound model, represented graphically below, which wonderfully captures the essence of living systems. This model covers the complete spectrum of living systems - from the smallest organisms and animals through to communities such as social insects right through to advanced human societies. The significant differences in form occur, they argue, not due to different fundamentals but rather due to the vastly differing degrees of 'autonomy' of the individual agents which make up these living systems.
October 8, 2010 By: Haydn Shaughnessy Innovation communities are a new and vitally important focal point for innovation in industries where the enterprise has or needs extensive contacts with its supply chain, vendor partners of development communities. This ecosystem is an important source of practical and implementable ideas and by inviting contributions, the enterprise can also seed acceptance of change in the wider community. <p style="text-align:right;color:#A8A8A8"></p>
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Thinking Skills: Creative and Critical An important goal of education is helping students learn how to think more productively by combining creative thinking (to generate ideas) and critical thinking (to evaluate ideas). Both modes of thinking are essential for a well-rounded productive thinker, according to scholars in both fields: Richard Paul (a prominent advocate of CRITICAL THINKING ) says, "Alternative solutions are often not given, they must be generated or thought-up. Critical thinkers must be creative thinkers as well, generating possible solutions in order to find the best one.
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Preface To “The Autobiography of Bertrand Russell”, 3 Vols, 1967-69. Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind. These passions, like great winds, have blown me hither and thither, in a wayward course, over a deep ocean of anguish, reaching to the very verge of despair.
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