This is the brainpickings.org weekly digest by Maria Popova. If you missed last week’s edition — Bertrand Russell on what makes a fulfilling life, an illustrated celebration of the many meanings and manifestations of love, an immigrant’s tale — you can catch up right here. And if you’d like to try something new/old, I’ve launched another newsletter that… Read More Sharing my fav Newsletter – Brainpickings.org weekly digest.
Did you know… … that today is Cabbie Brains Day? In 2000, researchers at the University College of London announced research showing that the brains of London cab drivers grow and adapt to help them keep a detailed mental map of the city of London. Brain scans revealed that cab drivers have unusually large development… Read More London Cabbie, Brain, Navigation and Hippocampus
Today’s Inspirational Quote: “Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.” — Bernard M. Baruch Recently I read a variant / pseudo version of the above phrase and I was thinking – LOL ! 🙂 Poke Fun At Meaning: Making fun of… Read More Interesting Quote, Pseudo-variants and Provoking Phrases of the day
Money Doesn’t Grow On Trees Meaning: Suggests that money is a resource that must be earned and is not one that’s easily acquired. Expecting Acts of Kindness? Expecting delivery on a platter without doing any Efforts? Well. Learn to create many many sources of generating passive income. Some may actually work and then the saying… Read More Inappropriate, Fell short. Random input phrases to Provoke Thoughts
Today’s Inspirational Quote: “It doesn’t matter whether you come in first, in the middle of the pack, or last. You can say, ‘I have finished.’ There is a lot of satisfaction in that.” — Fred Lebow What is FINISHIATIVE. WHY DID JAY PARKHE COIN THIS TERM? Do you remember the old saying? Never put off… Read More I call it Completion Gene or FINISHIATIVE – for Startpreneurs !
Whether you are a Mentor or you wish to be a C Suite Mentee The following can provide you a quick way to break the ice in an early mentoring meeting (with thanks to the Independent newspaper). The answers don’t have to be written down – this is to create conversation. Fundamental to this interview are two main Communication… Read More 5 Minute Mentor Mentee Interview.
I am not sure, if Stan F. Smith was his correct name. I met the gentleman in 7th Floor Free Ward of Jaslok Hospital in year 1979. No. He did not present a pleasant sight. His half the Skull had stitches in his bald head and he had been operated for Fileria ( Haathi Panv)… Read More Story Telling – The Story for Stan F. Smith (?)