• A simple way to kickstart a conversation is to look for commonalities that you may have with the other person, like where they are heading, what they are reading, where they live.
  • Asking where they are from, or if they have done the particular activity before can spark a conversation and can go a long way.
  • Even if there is nothing in common, one can embrace the ‘newness’ and learn from the other person, keeping an open, explorative mind.
  • With practice, one can initiate and end conversations with confidence.
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Science fiction tends to turn real scientific theories into stories about what is possible.

  • The stories use facts of sciences to suggest a real possible future.
  • It explores what could happen if specific events came to pass.
  • It suggests possible consequences of scientific advancements.
Taking Work Feedback Personally

Many of us allow our identity to be tied to our work. We let our jobs define our self-worth. If we receive critical feedback for our work, we feel like our life is failing too.

When performance reviews are around the corner, it is worth knowing how to take critical feedback without letting it affect our emotional wellbeing.

When you give out good interview questions you:

  • Allow yourself to delve into the position's more demanding aspects and whether you're qualified to meet their demands; and
  • It displays your vision within the role, basicaly thinking about how you'll perform in the position being offered, which is a really encouraging aspect to see from a candidate.
Benefits of learning a new language

Research shows that it's important to "exercise" your brain. Learning a language is one of the most effective ways to do this.
Benefits of speaking or learning a second language:

  • It improves overall cognitive abilities.
  • It decreases cognitive decline in older age. People learning a second language has lowered risks of Alzheimer's.
  • Multilingual people are skilful at switching between different systems of speech, writing, and structure, making them better multi-taskers.
  • Exercising your brain with learning a language improves your overall memory.
  • While learning a second language, you focus more on grammar, conjugations, and sentence structure, making you a more effective communicator.
  • Speaking another language means you have access to new words and cultures.

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