Posts Tagged ‘communication’

The Lost Art of Handwritten Notes – Ty Bennett

A few weeks ago I was boarding a Delta flight from San Antonio, Texas to Salt Lake City, UT. I am a loyal Delta flyer and am often upgraded to first class as I was on this flight. When I got to my seat I found a handwritten note on my seat with two chocolates.…

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Mark Bowden on body language, communication and the challenge of creating an emotional machine – Mike Walsh

Mark Bowden is an expert in human behaviour and body language. His bestselling books include the bestselling Winning Body Language; Winning Body Language for Sales Professionals ; and Tame the Primitive Brain – 28 Ways in 28 Days to Manage the Most Impulsive Behaviors at Work. Bowden originally received a university degree in performance in…

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Be an Optimist – Ty Bennett

As I have studied successful people, one of the common traits I find is optimism. Not naive or overdone – just a positive approach to life, leadership, challenges, and what is possible. Those who believe in positive results think the world looks bright.  They see the good in things and not just the bad. They…

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Natasha Schull on addiction, ludic loops and why smartphones are mobile ‘Skinner boxes’ – Mike Walsh

With every new connected device, messaging application or digital service that enters our lives – it becomes increasingly difficult to resist the seductive lure of technology on our attention. For Natasha Schull, a cultural anthropologist and associate professor in the Department of Media, Culture, and Communication at New York University, the addictive nature of devices,…

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High Touch Service for a High Tech World – Tim Sanders

High Touch Service for a High Tech World – Tim Sanders My neighbor Brian describes his bi-monthly meetings with his financial advisor, Ken, as “an oasis of conversation in a world of bite-sized thoughts.” Sometimes they discuss financial planning and other times they talk about current events. Over the last decade, Brian has embraced the…

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We Have Hit Peak Tech – Mike Walsh

We Have Hit Peak Tech – Mike Walsh Is slow tech just a cynical status update or is it here to save us? Every year, we are rewarded with a new round of technology upgrades. Faster processors, bigger and brighter screens, better cameras — a bounty that promises more rapid selfies, status updates and streaming entertainments. Forget…

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Women Helping Women: 7 Lessons from Ladies at the Top

Women Helping Women: 7 Lessons from Ladies at the Top – Includes Michelle Ray by Helen Drinan at HuffPost Almost any college president will tell you that there are certain events that are their favorites. Among my most cherished activities are soaking in the excitement and possibility of the first day of class; the mix of emotion…

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Ultra Distance Paddling and Project Athena with Robyn Benincasa

Adventure Sports Podcast Ep. 142: Ultra Distance Paddling and Project Athena with Robyn Benincasa   Episode Info Robyn inspires us again with more great stories about multi-hundred mile paddling races as well as helping others to come from huge life challenges to amazing success as overcomers through Project Athena.  Need a dose of kick it and go?…

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