left alone the brain will automatically judge things as good or bad, right or wrong, fair or unfair, important or unimportant, urgent or non-urgent and so on. This happens so fast that our experiences are automatically colored right when we get to them, so mindfulness is about being aware of that and taking a fresh perspective.

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on 15 Aug 2017 1:21 AM
  • mindfulness, being in the present, judging, being aware of the judging nature of the mind

Keeping an open mind, even for the most free-spirited among us, is harder than it sounds. Our minds have evolved to identify, discern, and judge in order to make sense of the world around us. When thinking about a specific task or your career as a whole, you’ll need to make decisions, and some outcomes are certainly more preferable than others. By bringing a little mindfulness to the process, you can cultivate a flexibility and openness that will benefit you in all areas of life.

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on 15 Aug 2017 1:21 AM
  • mindfulness, being in the present, judging, being aware of the judging nature of the mind

Jobs that require social skills are growing faster and paying more than ones that do not require social skills. Business is not a 'one-person' endeavor. Occupations that require strong social skills have grown much more than others since 1980, according to new research. And the only occupations that have shown consistent wage growth since 2000 require both cognitive and social skills. The findings help explain a mystery that has been puzzling economists: the slowdown in the growth even of high-skill jobs.

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on 15 Aug 2017 1:21 AM
  • social skills, engineers, computer programmers

Human history is a fragment of biological history. If we are to learn enduring lessons it is best to go back in time. Our view of the world is fairly shallow. We look backward but rarely to a time before we were born let alone the 5,000 years of recorded human history. Organic systems, on the other hand, are about 3.5 billions years in age and offer an even more statistically relevant dataset. So, if we are to look for lessons, the organic systems bucket seems like fertile ground.

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on 15 Aug 2017 1:21 AM
  • lessons from biological history, biology, knowledge, biology lessons,

Every business owner will have his or her own trials, but here are 20 lessons you don't want to learn the hard way…….

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on 15 Aug 2017 1:21 AM
  • business lessons,

How do you deal with people who don't like you?

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on 15 Aug 2017 1:21 AM
  • career, influencing people, difficult people, adversaries

Like Aristotle, Euclid, Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla; Elon has a method to his “thinking different” madness. It’s called First principles thinking and anyone can use it.

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on 10 Aug 2017 3:16 AM