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review of CMU Computational Financial【一亩三分地论坛金工商科版】 寻寻觅觅CMU项目的情况,录取难度系数等等~~找到一个这个贴 I hope it will be helpful Great reputation among employers Reviewed 12/13/11 Rating 9/10 What is unique about the program The curriculum is well structured and there are plenty of employment opportunities. The Ultimate Guide to Writing Better Than You Normally Do. Writing is a muscle. Smaller than a hamstring and slightly bigger than a bicep, and it needs to be exercised to get stronger. Think of your words as reps, your paragraphs as sets, your pages as daily workouts. Think of your laptop as a machine like the one at the gym where you open and close your inner thighs in front of everyone, exposing both your insecurities and your genitals. Because that is what writing is all about. Procrastination is an alluring siren taunting you to google the country where Balki from Perfect Strangers was from, and to arrange sticky notes on your dog in the shape of hilarious dog shorts.

How To Write Every Day (and why you should) by Ali Hale If you aspire to be a writer, and read tips from well known authors, you’ll have come across the advice that you should write every day. Sharon suggested this in the best way to start out in freelance writing: I recommend writing every day, even if it’s only for a little while.

Category:Creativity Techniques This A to Z of Creativity and Innovation Techniques, provides an introduction to a range of tools and techniques for both idea generation (Creativity) and converting those ideas into reality (Innovation). Like most tools these techniques all have their good and bad points. I like to think of these creativity and innovation techniques as tools in a toolbox in much the same way as my toolbox at home for DIY. It has a saw, spanner, hammer, knife and all sorts of other things in it, they are all very useful, but you have to pick the right tool (creativity / Innovation technique) for each job.

How to succeed United Airlines has made a big mistake. No, they didn’t ruin my flight. No, they haven’t lost me as a customer. No, their service wasn’t abysmal. Warren Buffett’s 10 Steps To Better Report Writing Buffett writes like he speaks. Direct, immediate and without pretension. “For more than forty years, I’ve studied the documents that public companies file. Too often, I’ve been unable to decipher just what is being said or, worse yet, had to conclude that nothing was being said. If corporate lawyers and their clients follow the advice in this handbook, my life is going to become much easier. “ Warren Buffet

11 Irresistible Reasons to Write Everyday A mentor of mine used to say that when a seed is planted, the first thing that comes up is NOT the sprout. The first thing that comes up is the dirt. If you have your own business, you know exactly what this looks like. You set an intention for growth. Thinkertoys’ 10 Tips to Become an Idea Person In an age where new ideas quickly becomes commodity, creativity is a must. It is creativity that continuously give us new ideas to keep us ahead in the competition. Regarding this, I recently found an interesting book: Thinkertoys by Michael Michalko. This book contains a lot of actionable ideas on how to become an idea person and get our creative juice flow.

10 Laws of Productivity You might think that creatives as diverse as Internet entrepreneur Jack Dorsey, industrial design firm Studio 7.5, and bestselling Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami would have little in common. In fact, the tenets that guide how they – and exceptionally productive creatives across the board – make ideas happen are incredibly similar. Here are 10 laws of productivity we’ve consistently observed among serial idea executors: 1. Break the seal of hesitation. The First Creative Writing School on the Internet has been offering online writing classes in all genres since 1995 -- the first writing school on the Internet. Our web site has been visited by writers from over one hundred ninety-five countries. Our classes are taught by published, working writers who are also experienced teachers. We can help you improve your skills, explore new directions, ready your work for publication, or simply provide a community, inspiration and deadlines to start you writing and keep you writing. Online Writing Classes

How Writing Every Day Keeps You Writing... Every Day! by Dana Mitchells "Write every day." It's common advice among writers. Yet some writers may wonder if it's really worth the effort. Factors such as writer's block or hectic schedules can make it difficult for one to find time to write every day. Steal Like an Artist: Austin Kleon on Combinatorial Creativity by Maria Popova The genealogy of ideas, why everything is a remix, or what T.S. Eliot can teach us about creativity. UPDATE: Kleon’s Steal Like an Artist synthesizes his ideas on creativity and is absolutely fantastic. Austin Kleon is positively one of the most interesting people on the Internet. His Newspaper Blackout project is essentially a postmodern florilegium, using a black Sharpie to make art and poetry by redacting newspaper articles.

Emotional Intelligence Developing emotional intelligence is all about how to succeed by developing your emotional intelligence, understanding your strengths and weaknesses better and doing the inner work. Because the way you handle yourself and others makes such a big difference in your own success and happiness as well as the success and happiness of those around you; both career-wise and personally, it is to the advantage of all that we get it right. Eliminating knee-jerk responses and simply agreeing with something because it is the easiest way are things that we constantly need to be on guard for and this is where emotional intelligence comes in. Here are some of the more important elements of emotional intelligence: Self-Awareness and Self-Honesty

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