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Master the STAR Model for Interviews

Have you ever been thwarted by teh behavorial interview question?

 

 "Becoming an expert in short structured story telling is the best way toanswer competency based and behavioral interview questions.  The STAR Method is the easiest way to get it right under pressure.

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BG 224: The Study of Non-Symbolic Consciousness

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Harvard trained social scientist Dr. Jeffery Martin to discusses some of the incredible research that he’s doing into the further reaches of human potential. He speaks about his initial research, done during his first PhD program, wherein he extensively studied the self-help and positive psychology literature. He explains how this research led him to see that where the further reaches of that literature–and the practices therein–left off was where non-symbolic consciousness begins. Jeffery then goes on to describe the extensive research that he’s done, while completing his PhD at Harvard, on the nature of awakened, or non-dual consciousness.

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BG 225: The End of Self-Referencing

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Harvard trained social scientist Dr. Jeffery Martin. discusses his findings on his research into “non-symbolic consciousness” Jeffery goes into the further reaches of his research participants. He speaks about the tendency for people on the higher range of his model to have a diminished sense of self-referential thoughts, emotions, and will, even to the point of being completely gone. Jeffery also covers some of the biases in his research pool, as well as the way that traditions might serve to both support and then also hinder people’s movement into non-symbolic consciousness.

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The Interdependence Project | Secular Buddhist Meditation and Living with Mindfulness

The Interdependence Project | Secular Buddhist Meditation and Living with Mindfulness | Modern American Zen | Scoop.it
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Cognitive Neuroscience of Mindfulness Meditation

"This talk will examine the effect of mindfulness meditation practice on the brain systems in which psychological functions such as attention, emotional reactivity, emotion
regulation, and self-view are instantiated. We will also discuss how different forms of meditation practices are being studied using neuroscientific technologies and are being integrated into clinical practice to address symptoms of anxiety, depression, and stress."
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BG 238: Form is Emptiness, Emptiness is Evolving

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David Loy, Zen teacher and author, discusses the radical implications of modern narratives on the traditional Buddhist view of the world. He shares some perspective on the way that modern narratives, particularly that of science and evolution, are changing our understanding of the Buddhist path of awakening. Or as David more poetically puts it, “the cosmos is waking up in me, as me, through me.”

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Ten Mindful Ways to Use Social Media | Tricycle

Ten Mindful Ways to Use Social Media | Tricycle | Modern American Zen | Scoop.it
"Balancing Social Media/Mindfulness...on my mind lately..."
Social media can bring people together, but it can also be a distraction from maintiaining presence. The author addresses ways in which we can work with social media through the Middle Way.
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Japanese Zen Buddhist Philosophy (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy) - StumbleUpon

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