Forget the puzzles, games, and mental exercises. There's an easier way to boost your brain power.
According to Gretchen Reynolds, author of the soon to be released The First 20 Minutes, a book about the science of exercise, recent research shows that exercise can help your brain resist physical shrinkage and improve cognitive flexibility.
“Social” is definitely receiving its fair share of attention these days and that promises to only accelerate when things like Facebook buying Instagram for a billion dollars (yes, Billion…with a “B”) happen.
Looking beyond the social, mobile, local aspects of a company like Instagram and to how companies can benefit from their employees’ social graph is this awesome infographic on the Social Enterprise from Gist.
Some good data here including many stats that point to the early stages of adoption and comfort that companies have with permitting social access from the workplace.
Suggested by Arik Rizer and Jan Gordon covering "Content Curation, Social Business and Beyond"
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Drawing on both the right and the left logical side is more difficult in large part because we have not used the right side much. Most education aims at nurturing the left side so after a time the right side kind of atrophies.
Learning to be creative opens the door to painting or performing or pursuing a new vocation or hobby. Unfortunately, we live in a left-brained world and most people have forgotten how to exercise the right hemisphere.
It takes time and effort to relearn, to let go, be creative. Making mistakes, taking risks, experimenting is all part of the formula.
Yet there is profound hope because "we are all born creative," as creativity expert Sir Ken Robinson asserts.
What knowing the limits of knowledge has to do with finding the frontiers of creativity.
Sir Ken Robinson has previously challenged and delighted us with his vision for changing educational paradigms to better optimize a broken system for creativity.
In this wonderful talk from The School of Life, Robinson articulates the ethos at the heart of The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes
Everything — one of 7 essential books on education — and echoes, with his signature blend of wit and wisdom, many of the insights in this indispensable collection of advice on how to find your purpose and do what you love.
Great intro to Scoop.it from basicblogtips.com, Ileane Smith's blog:
"Scoop.it allows us to keep a visual collection of the stories that hold our interest. You might compare it to Pinterest in some ways but for me, it’s so much more. You get to shine the spotlight on your favorite images but more importantly – you can gather snippets of information in an organized collection based on your topic of interests. Curating a topic helps build your authority and helps keep you focused. There are some added benefits that you’ll learn more about in this post (and in the video)"
Tout est bon pour ne pas faire ses devoirs. Le blog Big Browser, hébergé sur Le Monde, révèle qu'en 2008, un élève avait lui-même saboté une page wikipédia pour éviter d'être accusé de plagiat par sa prof de français.
Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
How to integrate my topics' content to my website?
Integrating your curated content to your website or blog will allow you to increase your website visitors’ engagement, boost SEO and acquire new visitors. By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop.it will also help you generate more qualified traffic and leads from your curation work.
Distributing your curated content through a newsletter is a great way to nurture and engage your email subscribers will developing your traffic and visibility.
Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.