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The Mind of Leonardo da Vinci

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Leonardo da Vinci's creative process

How to approach problem-solving like da Vinci

The importance of curiosity and observation

The Mind of Leonardo da Vinci

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It could be expanded to all people, as well — if you assume that everyone you meet is going to like you and wait to be proven otherwise, it will improve your confidence, your social comfort, your sense of humor (critical to which is the confidence of delivery and the relationship between the joker and the audience), and your self-esteem. Why wouldn’t it? Everyone in the whole world will like you and have an awesome conversation with you if you talk to them!

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Assume The Other Person Likes You.

Assume The Other Person Likes You.

Perspective is an interesting concept — it is a particular attitude toward or way of regarding something; a point of view.

Everyone has shaped their own view of reality, and they perceive the ways that people treat them as good or bad. Even if the intention of the other per...

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Try it

Try it

I do think though that you should try this method out — assume that your friends like you and your company, that you aren’t annoying them, and that they want to hang out with you more. LIE TO YOURSELF WITH INTENT, the brain is separable, it can outplay itself, un...

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The Confidence problem

I am not going to try and solve the “confidence problem” here, because I don’t think I can, and definitely not for more than one specific person, on top of that, the person who knows the most about this problem and has the best chances of solving it right now is the one reading t...

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Confidence and how you ACT

Confidence and how you ACT

You see it the other way around as well. When you come into an interaction with the assumption that people DON’T like you or that you’re weird, awkward, or a burden on others, you will act in ways that will make people not like you as much.

Honestly, you could argue that al...

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Assumptions, Confidence, Acting, and your better self.

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Most people are secretly scared of getting rejected.  Assume that people like you and act in kind.

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4. Eliminate self-criticism and introduce self-compassion 

4. Eliminate self-criticism and introduce self-compassion 

Since our goal is to enhance our self-esteem, we need to substitute self-criticism with self-compassion. Specifically, whenever your self-critical inner monologue kicks in, ask yourself what you would say to a dear friend if they were in your situation (we tend to be much more compassionate to fr...

Anyone can use humor

Anyone can use humor

Appropriate humor relaxes an audience and makes them feel more comfortable with you as the speaker. 

Humor can bring attention to the point you are making and help the audience better remember it.

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