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Here are a couple of recent (and great) posts from Seth Godin:

  • We tried everything (January 12)
  • How is your organization navigating the change process? What makes it uniquely worthwhile?

    In other words, in a landscape of attention overload, why should people / students / parents care about you and what you do?

    LinkedIn meets Tinder in this mindful networking app

    Swipe right to make the connections that could change your career.

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    Swipe right. Match. Meet over coffee or set up a call.

    No, we aren't talking about Tinder. Introducing Shapr, a free app that helps people with synergistic professional goals and skill sets easily meet and collaborate.

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    A map of London's most toxic breathing spots

    Air pollution is up to five times over the EU limit in these Central London hotspots.

    Strange Maps
    • Dirty air is an invisible killer, but an effective one.
    • More than 9,000 people die prematurely in London each year due to air pollution, a recent study estimates.
    • This map visualizes the worst places to breathe in Central London.
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    The most culturally chauvinist people in Europe? Greeks, new research suggests

    Meanwhile, Spaniards are the least likely to say their culture is superior to others.

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    • Survey by Pew Research Center shows great variation in chauvinism across Europe.
    • Eight most chauvinist countries are in the east, and include Russia.
    • British much more likely than French (and slightly more likely than Germans) to say their culture is "superior" to others.
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    To remember something, draw it

    It works better than other memorization techniques.

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    Mind & Brain
    • Drawing something that you want to remember is more effective than using other memory techniques
    • For older people with dementia or Alzheimer's, drawing stores memories in still-intact regions of the brain
    • Even if you're terrible at drawing, it's the neurological underpinnings that make it worth a try
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