Article: 7 Words and Phrases That Make People Think Less of You Professionally

Words are not only a communication tool, but also explain how skillful you are.

The author suggests to replace a few words in order to show that you are in control of your business. For example, avoid saying “I can’t”, “I don’t have time” or “it is not my job” or “I do not know”. Give a specific date instead of saying “soon”.

Whether you agree with the author or not, I believe one should always walk the extra miles for the customer and should always care about acquiring new skills that strength the business.

7 Words and Phrases That Make People Think Less of You Professionally https://flip.it/WU3Fuv

Article: Just getting more sleep might not improve productivity and well-being, a new study finds

It is available on my podcast channel: skills up and Thrive…. https://anchor.fm/dr-roukana-sanjakdar/episodes/Our-Sleep-and-Productivity-e158hig

Just getting more sleep might not improve productivity and well-being, a new study finds https://flip.it/whhz09

In attached article, the author reported a study took place in idea in the homes of the participants (not in the lab) where they found that another extra half an hour of sleep doesn’t improve the productivity or the cognitive skills of the participants.

The researchers, however, advices that the daily Day nap would increase the productivity and the cognitive skills. In addition to the quality of sleeping itself.

Interesting read though.

Article: Your brain has limits. Here are some simple ways to extend your mind, according to science

Our brain is not limited to the one that is located in our skull only. To make a decision, to solve a problem, or to create new ideas; needs more than sitting quietly in a closed room and running our thoughts.

We, as educators and researchers, dependent on social and peer learning in teaching, which this article highlights as a tool to expand our brain. In the same vien, moving around, connect with the nature would also expand our brain. Such approach allies with my usual advice to find a solution for complicated problems: get the main points of the problem and go for a long walk, then start to work on the solution.

The article also stated that the brain and the body are so much related and can’t be separated, aren’t we always say that: the good brain needs a good body?

It is an interesting article that opens many channels for us to thrive. Don’t you think so?

Your brain has limits. Here are some simple ways to extend your mind, according to science https://flip.it/kT9cZF

Article: Try this brain-based leadership model to collaborate and influence others

SCARF frame, as the author of this attached article, promises to be a great help for leaders especially nowadays when uncertainty rises and changes are coming faster than we think.

The frame that the author highlights would help leader to lead to the desired goal. At the end of the day, the role of leader could be more important than we think. It is the leadership that we seek especially in difficult situations and circumstances. We need the leader to communicate clearly, to be able to predict the future, to make us feel as valued component of the whole process, don’t we?

Status, Certainty, Autonomy, Relatedness, & Fairness. Those are the main points that the author discusses in the attached article.

Do you agree? Would you add other elements?

Try this brain-based leadership model to collaborate and influence others https://flip.it/8FUvNx

Jobs.. Jobs. What is the Problem, Nowadays?

This video is released by World Economic Forum. It highlights the problems of jobs today, and offers some solutions.

I always believed that new circumstances need new skills, new plans and new careful examination.

Are you looking for a job? Or are you looking for employees?