Monthly Archives: October 2008

Hot Topics without Heated Shout-Outs

eweber   October 31, 2008   12 Comments

It takes skill and courage to value  ideas that differ from your own.  Interestingly, while few do it well, those who listen and learn from others tend to transform their circles. They disagree with amazing tone skills and in so doing,  inspire others to express novel ideas that may otherwise… Read more »

Question to Know How You are Smart

eweber   October 30, 2008   21 Comments

Ask,  How smart are you? and a person tends to respond negatively and in numerical scores. This question – as worded above – increasingly causes problems, because of new facts that identify differing areas where several intelligences reside in human brains. Unlike  general intelligence ideas, that guided test writers, we… Read more »

Age Graciously or Voraciously?

eweber   October 29, 2008   8 Comments

Do you lie about age, or do others find inspiration from your maturity? Perhaps more importantly – can you laugh at age? Do predictable answers fly from your tongue like corn pops over heat, or do you investigate and weigh different viewpoints? Would friends describe you as gracious and set… Read more »

Plan for Brainpower Boom

eweber   October 26, 2008   15 Comments

Life-changing answers will come more from progressive innovators,  than from leaders who languish in stress and former failures. Have you seen it too? A brainpower boom is on the horizon for a rejuvenated global economy,  and it’s already touching daily lives. Will you be on board with the best brains… Read more »

Target Brainpower for Financial Growth

eweber   October 23, 2008   19 Comments

Have you felt bombarded as waves of financial failures intensify? It’s hard not to be drawn into the swells that wash away chunks of security with each ebb and flow. Newscasts splash doom across our TV screens while  anchors toss human fears into darker waters daily, with chilling predictions of… Read more »

Rewrite News – One Creation at a Time

eweber   October 19, 2008   9 Comments

As I ponder today’s news, disturbing headlines point to loss,  doom and hopelessness, that work against human brainpower to restore and grow. Have you noticed growing negativity here? Amazing answers exist when we look to life-changing powers of creativity. Check out Charles Leadbetter‘s response in this YouTube.  Can you see… Read more »

Question Brainpower Through Mita Growth Survey

eweber   October 15, 2008   38 Comments

We now know that IQ scores increase over a lifetime, that brains hold power tools for ethical excellence, and that dendrite brain cells rewire daily based on what you do. My question is,  Do your multiple intelligences expand too, or are they lifeless through lack of use? Whenever you tap… Read more »

10 Marks of Mental Poverty on Blog Action Day

eweber   October 14, 2008   11 Comments

On first glance, mental poverty appears less destructive than physical forms of poverty. Look again though,  at  toxic wastelands in the human mind at work, and you’ll often spot poverty’s deadly marks. While it’s true that all forms of deficiency leave people emaciated, it’s also true that mental poverty sneaks… Read more »

Target Differences between Gender Brains

eweber   October 13, 2008   20 Comments

Some say that men’s logic rivals women’s emotion, when it comes to leading, problem-solving or coping with stress. Others say that successful men and women use both logic and emotion – but they use it differently to solve problems and cope with stress. What do you say? Interestingly,  hilarious mental… Read more »

Wired for War or Poised for Peace?

eweber   October 10, 2008   13 Comments

How we situate images of war affects how our brains wire to support or reject it. Replace words such as war on terror with expressions that grow stronger communities, and our brains shift from expectations of violence to proposals for peace across differences. Imagine a place of prosperity where no… Read more »

Target Lessons from Opposing Views

eweber   October 9, 2008   19 Comments

Pause for a moment and listen to opinionated or narrow-minded people you know. Listen to them tell others why they are far more qualified to give one-sided versions of a  topic than other people hold. Notice the put downs and attacks that fall like pellets in a hail storm? You’ll… Read more »

Waves of Brainpower and Electricity

eweber   October 6, 2008   15 Comments

Electrical activity in your brain is as central to your intelligence as electrical lights are to your home.  Researchers predict the brain is organized by a hierarchy of electrical waves that control how one neuron communicates to another neuron.  We’ve heard that external forces such as cell phone emissions, especially… Read more »

Target Teen Talent

eweber   October 5, 2008   2 Comments

It’s no secret that teens drop out of secondary schools at alarming rates, or that parents complain about wasted tax dollars in broken schools, or that faculty vent about lack of relevancy and low standards. Yet, while most agree that secondary schools stomp out the very mental resources teens bring… Read more »