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Open Source Thinking
All over the world, the collaborative (r)evolution is growing. I am tuned on it. I work with it. I want to share what I collect and reflect with you.
Curated by Anne Landreat
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Why Positive Encouragement Works Better Than Criticism

Why Positive Encouragement Works Better Than Criticism | Open Source Thinking |

Positive emotions generally work in an opposite way to negative emotions. So, while emotions like fear, anxiety, stress and anger narrow our focus, inhibit our concentration and decrease our cognitive abilities, positive emotions can do the opposite. When we’re feeling upbeat and happy, we’re more likely to have an inclusive focus than a self-centered outlook, and to perform better on cognitively demanding tasks.

Via The Learning Factor, Diane Saura
The Learning Factor's curator insight, January 21, 2014 5:02 PM

By focusing on positive interactions with your employees and encouraging an upbeat emotional state as often as possible, you’ll be more likely to have a happy, productive and efficient team.

Lawrence Lanoff's curator insight, January 23, 2014 11:58 AM

In Relationships - Cortisol never works for bonding! Here's why.

Ann Dixon's curator insight, February 20, 2014 11:13 AM

Positive reinforcements = always best 

Rescooped by Anne Landreat from Strengths based approaches - Appreciative inquiry - Solution Focus - Involve Consulting!

A Scientist Predicts the Future

A Scientist Predicts the Future | Open Source Thinking |

When making predictions, I have two criteria: the laws of physics must be obeyed and prototypes must exist that demonstrate “proof of principle.” I’ve interviewed more than 300 of the world’s top scientists, and many allowed me into laboratories where they are inventing the future. Their accomplishments and dreams are eye-opening. From my conversations with them, here’s a glimpse of what to expect in the coming decades:

Via Pierre Tran, TOLLEC Bernard
Teresa Lima's curator insight, January 10, 2014 4:38 AM


I think the future is unpredictable, and no one  can predict the future!

Carlos Polaino Jiménez's curator insight, January 16, 2014 7:38 AM

Predicción científica del futuro, esto es un tema a leer por lo menos.

Jesús Martinez's curator insight, January 18, 2014 8:07 AM

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