If You Want to Learn Faster, Overclock Your Audio and Video

Summary: “Skimming, after all, was how people dealt with the original info boom, the Gutenberg press. It produced such a flood of books and pamphlets that readers learned to vary their reading speed—sometimes zipping through pages, sometimes lingering to absorb. (“Some books should be tasted, others swallowed,” noted 16th-century intellectual Francis Bacon.)”

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Digitally mined from www.wired.com

 

When Is a Phone Call Better Than an Email? 6 Times When You Should Take It Offline

Summary: “Even if it looks like phone calls are fading on the surface, there are times when they’re still essential — especially, it seems, where a sensitive subject is concerned. That means it’s time to stop hiding behind the screen, take a deep breath, and dial. We’ve outlined six of the most important occasions when a phone call is better than an email. Have a look, and start talking.”

Read more at: https://goo.gl/MDOhSC

Digitally mined from blog.hubspot.com

 

Improve Your Day’s Focus by Answering “What Would Make Today Great?” 

Summary: In our day to day, it can be hard to focus on the truly important things when everything seems important and to-do lists can be their own sort of hell. Instead of dealing with the overwhelming, start by answering, “What would make today great?” to define the things that would make you happy that you did them.”

Read more at: https://goo.gl/zzx5lQ

Digitally mined from: www.lifehacker.com

 

4 Internal Struggles All Great Leaders Must Overcome

Summary: Some leadership challenges are predictable: inspiring your team, guiding organizational change, prioritizing the right things at the right time. Other challenges are less expected, and don’t always become apparent until you’re forced to face them head-on. 

Read and watch at: https://goo.gl/89WsCG

Digitally mined from: blog.hubspot.com  

 

Stalkscan Reveals All the Info You Can Search for on Facebook

Summary:Facebook’s privacy tools are notoriously complicated and constantly changing. Stalkscan is a third-party tool that can find and highlight any information that’s publicly visible (or visible to you) for a particular profile.”

Read more at https://goo.gl/EmBdEy

Digitally mined from www.lifehacker.com