How to Become Insanely Well-Connected
There are a lot of reasons why people don’t share what they truly think in professional situations.
Just remember to root your honesty in what will actually have utility for the other party. This will set a good tone for all future conversations.
SIMILAR ARTICLES & IDEAS:
Mindfulness means focusing on only one problem or activity at a time.
Our brain cannot do two things at once. “What we believe is multi-tasking is really the brain switching quickly from one task to the next.”
A study points out that those who are multi-taskers are less efficient.
The “brain attic” is Holmes’s analogy for the human mind and how we store information. Just consuming information leads to mental clutter that gets difficult to access when you need it.
We are more likely to remember something if we connect it to a sensory experience or previous action, like writing or connecting memories to smells or sounds.
Holmes plays the violin, because it takes him out of his thinking mind and places him in a purely physical state.
“Taking mental holidays can be incredibly productive for creativity", even something as simple as taking a walk in the park during your lunch break instead of eating at your desk.
A charming person makes everyone, regardless of their status, feel important. People around them feel heard, understood, and worthy of their time.
It feels good to hear our own names, and when someone uses it we're more likely to pay greater attention to them.
Use mnemonic devices if you have a hard time remembering names.
When someone known for their charisma compliments you, it gives the impression that it is not only sincere but valuable, because of their natural confidence.
By learning to fight, he was able to better understand who he was — he could force himself out of his comfort zone, test his limits, and confront his fears.
Bruce Lee saw life as being in constant change.
Unless we learn to adapt to it, we’re bound to experience tremendous resistance that will entrap us in a constant state of suffering.
Bruce didn’t subscribe to a dogma of any kind.
Although he was an avid reader of religion, philosophy, and martial arts, he viewed religious or philosophical ideologies at best only as signposts pointing to the truth, but not as the truth itself.
The truth for him was multi-sided and beyond what words can express.Therefore, it can't be named, packaged, and presented in a certain way without losing its essence.