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What Will You do When You Live Forever?

After reading Ray Kurzweil’s “The singularity is near“, I’m pretty well convinced that in the next 20 years many of us will have the opportunity to live forever. Big statement? Advances in bio and nano technology (no not the player that has your iTunes on it) are coming faster than we are probably going to […]

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This is not Neuro Linguistic Programming

Amazon told me about a new NLP book: last night – Essentials of NLP: 150 Questions & Answers The blurb stated It gives you all of the information that they teach you in those $3,000 one week programs. Hmmm.

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The Curse of Knowledge and NLP

I’ve been reading “Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die” by Chip and Dan Heath and I decided I have the curse of knowledge about NLP. That I know so much about it, what it means and what it can do that I don’t know what it is to not know. Which […]

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Secrets of Talent

I am reading “Now Discover Your Strengths” by Marcus Buckingham. While I agree that focusing on what we do well rather than trying to fix our flaws and become well rounded is useful advice, there are a couple of basics he’s really missed the boat on. Firstly he mixes up types of people, attitudes and […]