Category Archives: Smart skills 1-10 Question

Politically Correct Democracy or Human Brains?

eweber   March 14, 2009   5 Comments

When Dave Taylor posted today, “to be unPC is “critical” to our “healthy democracy,” I wondered about the words PC (or politically correct) and healthy democracy. Consider these words less from common usage, but from a brain based perspective, and you’d likely redefine these two. By the way Dave, sincere… Read more »

Reflect Peace to Trump any Battle Plan

eweber   February 15, 2009   8 Comments

What tactics would you engage to solve conflicts, if war or violence was no longer an option? Perhaps a better way of asking is, “What marks of a peace plan could trump your next battle plan?” Consider those who act on deep seated beliefs, such as generosity, service and social… Read more »

Reflect – Then Bolt from Meetings!

eweber   February 7, 2009   9 Comments

Tom Hansen said it best in his cartoon video Why Meetings Suck! Check out this hilarious video and when you stop laughing you’ll likely see yourself also trapped in the meeting Hansen dramatizes. Hopefully you’re not the bloke who leads such gatherings. In either case,  brain based approaches offer results… Read more »

Reflect to Change your Mind

eweber   February 5, 2009   8 Comments

If you’re one to stomp feet or pound fists you’ll be glad to see that science shows a far more malleable brain for calm than once thought. The opposite of frustration is reflection that adds serenity for sharpshooting answers when you most need to get by. In fact, it turns… Read more »

Reflect to Extend Daily Reach

eweber   January 31, 2009   18 Comments

To reflect is to shuffle the human brain out from its daily ruts, rouse it from from routine resting places and compel it into wider reaches. Reflection often signals a lofty vision, not evident to a non-reflective mind.  What’s your mind-bending aspiration? According to Robert Lee Holtz, Wall Street Journal… Read more »

Plastic Tricks for Brain-Powered Classes

eweber   January 6, 2009   95 Comments

Did you know that your brain’s equipped to change rapidly and to biologically reshape itself through chemical and electrical activity? Or that  plasticity will sizzle brain power into any task? This brain trick can speed up learning or jump start successes most  people crave, and yet too often miss out… Read more »

Question Myths and Reboot Brainpower

eweber   January 2, 2009   29 Comments

Are you living more myths pushed by cynics than mental realities from innovators? You’ll know by how much success or failure you meet on a daily basis. To achieve more success, for instance, you’ll want to burst through mental myths and begin to ride the adventures of reality. How so?… Read more »

Question Research to Create Cutting Edge Tools

eweber   December 30, 2008   18 Comments

An email from Charlie Fern, White House Speech writer, with links to scientists who extract images directly from the brain. reminded me  to question new brain analysis technology.  What specific tool  could it offer my clients at the MITA International Brain Based Center? Do you look at dynamic new insights… Read more »

Question with the Brain in Mind and Move

eweber   December 29, 2008   15 Comments

Life brims over with mystery, and while dynamic revelations open to  questioning minds, it takes movement, design and curiosity to live great questions. Have you ever considered what probe can jettison a human mind from its seemingly content position – to a far finer place? Fortunately, your brain is equipped… Read more »

Questions to Leap Over Life’s Ruts

eweber   December 28, 2008   15 Comments

Most people hope at some time or another to move from where they stand at that moment, into a better place for their future. Especially if following predictable schedules is holding back personal progress. Yet have you noticed that strong traditions rarely yield to finer approaches in at work?  Even… Read more »

Question to Refuel Finances Past Media Fears

eweber   December 28, 2008   10 Comments

If you listened lately to the media’s constant streams of financial fears, you likely fail to shop much for loved ones over giving times such as Christmas. Not that buying less detracts from the magic of Christmas. Yet sadly,  gloomy news turns into poor proceeds for business, just as fear… Read more »

Question Ahead for Grandparent or Family Roles

eweber   November 30, 2008   17 Comments

Define your interpersonal roles in people’s lives and you’ll succeed more in living those roles with zip. You’ll also be less likely to step on the people you care about. Interpersonal intelligence often starts with family, yet carries into all relationships. How so? You’ve likely heard it too. Parents tell… Read more »

Question Broken Systems with Solutions in Mind

eweber   November 23, 2008   35 Comments

Why do we settle for broken schools when we see so many brainy teens brimming with quality character come to class? While Chancellor Michelle Rhee attempts to rejuvenate Washington DC’s poor performing schools, with higher expectations and tactics to rise to them, teens drop out in growing numbers. “Our long… 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 »

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 »