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Managing Yourself: A Smarter Way to Network One of the happiest, most successful executives we know is a woman named Deb. She works at a major technology company and runs a global business unit that has more than 7,000 employees. When you ask her how she rose to the top and why she enjoys her job, her answer is simple: people. She points to her boss, the CEO, a mentor who “always has her back”; Steve, the head of a complementary business, with whom she has monthly brainstorming lunches and occasional gripe sessions; and Tom, a protégé to whom she has delegated responsibility for a large portion of her division. Outside the company, Deb’s circle includes her counterparts in three strategic partnerships, who inspire her with new ideas; Sheila, a former colleague, now in a different industry, who gives her candid feedback; and her husband, Bob, an executive at a philanthropic organization. This is Deb’s social network (the real-world kind, not the virtual kind), and it has helped her career a lot. Getting It Wrong

Living Dialogues - Thought-Leaders "Duncan you are a real national treasure, you make me smile, and I love that you ask me to be on your program...I just love how you come up with ways to tie these insights we discover together. I don't know how you do it. It's inspired..." – Coleman Barks I described Part 1 (See Program 3 on this site below) of this three-part dialogue with Coleman as follows: This three-part dialogue on The Soul of Rumi is a great embodiment of the experience and value of dialogue, showcasing Rumi's life and poetry as a perspective of timeless wisdom and inspiration. This then is a link to the co-creation of a "dialogue consciousness worldview" that Living Dialogues is promoting and holding space for. Part 2 was described in these words: Rumi’s poetry inspires in these dark times when we are trying to create a civilization without elders – that is to say, we are in the process of becoming elders ourselves in times of uncertainty, encountering unprecedented global conflicts and climate change. more.

Seven Speaking Tips That Beat “Pretend Your Audience Is Naked" Aggh. Everyone showed up clothed! Once upon a time, I suffered from glossophobia. This affliction touches billions. It's the fear of public speaking , even to a tiny group. I conquered it by discovering what makes people smile, nod, and listen carefully, because nothing calms you down faster than an interested audience. This is what I've learned. Children plea for them at night, and adults crave them, too. They want to be respected. This principle also underlies another rule of effective speaking: Dress like your audience, but just a little bit better." {*style:<i>Don't try to impress them. </i>*} If you truly want to help your listeners--by informing or motivating them, or improving their lives--they will care and listen. This recalls a favorite tip: We mistrust people who won't look us in the eyes--even if our eyes are among over 200 sets in a room. If you look each person in the eye for a few seconds, you make each person feel important--a feeling that every person craves. . .

File Sharing Following the death of Napster, all of the file sharing networks that rose to main-stream popularity were decentralized. The most popular networks include Gnutella (which powers Limewire, BearShare, and Morpheus) and FastTrack (which powers KaZaA and Grokster). The decentralization provides legal protection for the companies that distribute the software, since they do not have to run any component of the network themselves: once you get the software, you become part of the network, and the network could survive even if the parent company disappears. All of these networks operate as a web or mesh of neighboring node connections. When you search for files in the network, you send a search request to your neighbors, they send the request on to their neighbors, and so on. Notice the "My Address" portion of these responses. To download a file from the blue node, your node makes a direct connection to it using the address 128.223.12.122. The Key Privacy Weakness Another Possible Spy Tactic

Lesson 1186 Yes, it's only September 30th today, but I figured you should get at least a day to plan for Sages' Day, right? Years ago in college, I was abroad for April Fools' Day, so I belatedly celebrated it with October Fools' Day by kidnapping a friend's guinea pig and taking pictures with it in a casserole dish as I held a knife over it and placed it in a microwave. I wish I'd gone for Sages' Day, now, though. Guess it's time to make up for it! Two quick notes: major thanks to everyone who helped transcribe all the past STW! Also, do you live in Minnesota?

unlock brainpower Zimmer: There is a lot of work lately in understanding how perception translates into action, making sense of what goes on when we make a decision to do something. Wang: Some neuroscientists who are studying these processes are interested in the idea that perhaps you could have a brain center that gathers evidence and reaches a threshold for making a commitment. There might be another brain center that expresses confidence in the decision or even the very awareness of the decision. Here’s an example that many of you may have encountered from everyday life. You may be presented with a dilemma—say, whether to take a job in a new city. The pioneering psychologist Amos Tversky once did an informal survey over a period of years, asking people how confident they were that they were going to take such a job offer. So you can be pretty committed to a decision yet be unaware of it. Zimmer: Mike, you’ve been working with legal scholars to try to bring insights from neuroscience to the law.

12 Rules for Life Sometimes we just need to remember what the 12 Rules of Life really are: 1. Never give yourself a haircut after three margaritas. 2. You need only two tools: WD-40 and duct tape. If it doesn't move and it should, use WD-40. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12.

Soft Skills Entries Tagged as 'Soft Skills' The Ancient Art of Story Telling – Revisited July 15th, 2013 · Comments Off The value of telling stories is nothing new, and is probably as old as language itself. [Read more →] Tags: Soft Skills Do You Have a Sixth Sense About Projects? June 11th, 2013 · Comments Off In a Tech Republic article “10 highly valued soft skills for IT pros”, one of the ten soft skills was termed “a sixth sense about projects.” [Read more →] Tags: Project Management Process · Soft Skills Are Project Managers “Builders”? May 3rd, 2013 · Comments Off I just read a really interesting post on LinkedIn, and it outlines four job types, which makes a lot of sense. [Read more →] The Legendary Brian Tracy Is One of My Favorites April 15th, 2013 · Comments Off Brian Tracy is one of my favorite teachers and trainers. [Read more →] The Sun Rises in the East…or At Least It Did Yesterday! March 20th, 2013 · Comments Off The pace of change has become so rapid. [Read more →] March 6th, 2013 · Comments Off

Mentat Wiki This wiki is a collaborative environment for exploring ways to become a better thinker. Topics that can be explored here include MemoryTechniques, MentalMath, CriticalThinking, BrainStorming, ShorthandSystems, NotebookSystems, and SmartDrugs. Other relevant topics are also welcome. SiteNews Wiki Topics Mindhacker: The support page for the 2011 book by RonHaleEvans and MartyHaleEvans. MindPerformanceHacks: The support page for the 2006 book of the same name by RonHaleEvans. Easily memorize complex information - MemoryTechnique Do hard math in your head - MentalMath Improve your intelligence Think better Other pages What is a Wiki? A wiki is a web site built collaboratively by a community of users. Feel free to add your own content to this wiki. The Mentat Wiki is powered by Oddmuse, and hosted by the Center for Ludic Synergy.

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