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Stop multitasking. Jim Camp discusses this in his negotiation strategies when he suggests we go ‘blank slate’ with our minds when talking with people. This takes practice of course —meditation is helpful to still the mind— and it allows our brain to focus on a single thing, which is then more memorable. (Sleep helps to form memories, so make sure to get enough sleep!)
Brief descriptions of different types of meditation, and book ideas to learn some meditation techniques.
A huge new study reignites the debate on fluoride and it’s impact on our intelligence.
I’m a proponent of handwriting notes in meetings, or when brainstorming, or copying successful sales letters, or… well, any time I can get away from a computer. Not just printing the notes by hand, but actual cursive handwriting. This article makes the case that handwriting increases our memory and literacy, among other benefits. (If you’re interested— these are my favorite pencils and my favorite pencil sharpener that puts a point so sharp that I get complements about the pencils people see me using!)
Former FBI director James Comey “may have colluded with other intelligence community leaders to actually “manufacture” the justification needed” to investigate Trump. The new IG report is not looking good for Comey.
Fires in the Amazon Rain Forest happen every year, and NASA has said this year looks to be an average year… but if you believe social media, the fires are worst than ever and everyone should panic. Turns out, most of those photos aren’t accurate at all…