Posts Tagged ‘Connection’

Students: Watch This

One of my close friends alerted me to Amy Cuddy’s TEDTalk on body language. I’d seen her research before, and actually have used some of her suggestions in my own preparations for classes and speeches, but I’d never had the chance to hear her speak. This talk is something everyone should watch — but especially […]

The Great Collaborations

What are the greatest collaborations in history? This interesting question arose in a Twitter conversation. Mike Brown at Brainzooming had referred to a great little post he’d written about the collaboration between John Lennon and Paul McCartney of The Beatles. In an exchange following Mike’s tweet, we started discussing great collaborations. Of course, the term […]

More on the Pace of Change

I’m not a techno-neophyte. But following up on my post of yesterday, I just wanted to provide a coda. Saturday night I called my younger sister, Beth, on Skype. She has two boys, the older of which turned seven on Saturday. I wanted to have a chance for me and my son (age six) to […]

The Pace of Change

Back in the early 1980s, I owned a MacPlus computer. I showed this computer at the time to my brother Dan (terrific musician, thinker, and author of the blog TheWheel), who back then was not a computer user. Mostly we focused on a second-generation version of the 1970s classic video game Pong. This Mac version […]

And Without Drugs or Vengeance!

Lisa Firestone recently wrote a good article on how to improve your mood instantly. It requires neither drugs nor vengeance. Instead, pay attention and engage with other people. Sound familiar? Yes, this is more practical endorsement of mindfulness and connection. When we pay attention to what we are actually thinking and doing, we improve our […]

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