Alice: How long is forever?
White Rabbit: Sometimes just one second
Lewis Carroll in Alice’s adventures in Wonderland
Sometimes “the ability to learn faster than your competitors may be the only sustainable competitive advantage”, says Arie de Geus, a business theorist.
Neverthless Learning to do something we are not familiar with requires a willingness to experiment that is common in children but quite discomforting for most of us.
In this article Erika Andersen identifies four attributes which characterise the process of Learning:
The author discusses some mental tools which can boost these attributes and help us in learning to learn.
Read more here.
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In this article published by The Telegraph, Rebecca Burn-Callander gathers nine tips for negotiation.
Negotiation in an art, hard to learn and even harder to master. It is something we need in our everyday life, in our jobs as much as in our private life.
Here nine useful advices to be a good negotiator:
You can learn more about each advice by reading the full article.
Image source: NPS website – U.S. President George H.W. Bush and Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev sign the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty in 1991
Our body shapes who we are.
In this TED talk, Amy Cuddy, a social psychologist, explains how our body language can influence our life, detrmining what people think of us. This is why she suggests to take few minutes before our next stressful situation to change our body language in a way to cope with that situation. Our bodies change our mind, our minds cand change our behaviour and our behaviour can change our outcomes.
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