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“How We Learn” by Benedict Carey

Distractions can aid learning. Napping does, too. Quitting before a project is done: not all bad, as an almost done project lingers in memory far longer than one that is completed. Taking a test on a subject before you know … Continue reading

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“Talk like TED: The 9 Public-Speaking Secrets of the World’s Top Minds” by Carmine Gallo: Part Two

Secret #3: Have a Conversation: Practice relentlessly and internalize your content so that you can deliver the presentation as comfortably as having a conversation with a close friend. The four elements of verbal delivery are: rate, volume, pitch, and pauses. … Continue reading

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