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Nov 11, 2020
188 Stashed Ideas
First seen in the mid-19th century, impressionist art captured the immediate impression of scenery or moment, communicated by the artist using light, reflection and separated colours.
The capturing of light was done using short brushstrokes done quickly and freely, making the painting appear rough and messy to some.
Performance reviews are inherently subjective and our fear of getting booted out of the company often makes us think and act out of fear.
During performance reviews, other people's perception of you is a heavily impacting factor but being able to understand the elements that can be built up before your review will improve its outcome.
Emotional Intelligence(EQ), or the ability to be able to identify and respond to the other person’s feelings is a soft-skill based on two flawed assumptions:
New studies find that faces and bodies are not the perfect communicators of a person’s emotional state, and one cannot control someone’s emotion using logic, making the traditional understanding of Emotional Intelligence outdated.
Mastery is the curious process during which what is at first difficult becomes progressively easier and more pleasurable through practice.
If there is any sure route to success and fulfillment in life, it is to be found in the long-term, essentially goalless process of mastery. It's available to anyone who is willing to get on the path and stay on it—regardless of age, sex, or previous experience.
Black history month honours the contributions of African Americans to U.S. history.
The celebrations began as "Negro History Week," created in 1926 by Carter G. Woodson, a noted African American historian, scholar, educator and publisher. In 1976, it became a month-long celebration. The month of February was chosen to coincide with the birthdays of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln.
Early European chess players turned the chess game to reflect their society's political structure.
Our memory is perceived by us as a database in our heads that can never go wrong.
New evidence paints a different picture, and our memory may not be as consistent or even as true as believed.
Stoicism is generally understood to be detached and non-reactive towards any of life’s adversities.
In the words of the philosopher William Irvine, the ultimate goal of Stoicism is ‘tranquillity’ or the avoidance of ‘spikes’ in one’s state of mind. The things that are in our control are not something to be worried about. The things that aren’t in our control, we can do nothing about, so it is no use worrying about them.
In the 32 years he inhabited this planet, Bruce Lee created a legacy that is unparalleled in modern times.
His work, philosophy and lifestyle have influenced everything from video games to political protests. Bruce Lee’s short life garnered enough momentum to keep the flame glowing, powering future generations.