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Star Trek: Microsoft & Borg

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Sometimes anonymous people can be very creative and entertaining. I remember this little story going around the Internet back with AOL was king--1990s! I ran across it again and wanted to share a tiny moment of amusement. Apologies to Microsoft and Lawyers. No disrespect intended; we're not laughing AT you, we're laughing WITH you.

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Today, Try Accepting Constructive Criticism with an Open Mind

Today, Try Accepting Constructive Criticism with an Open Mind | WiseBehindYourEars | Scoop.it

Listen up when others offer constructive criticism -- but don't let it squash your self-esteem.

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Good advice: "keep your ears open and your hackles down....most...offer criticism because they want to help." So, the advice is really look for the intent. If it's good, your golden.

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The key to improving your self-confidence - Positive Atmosphere

The key to improving your self-confidence - Positive Atmosphere | WiseBehindYourEars | Scoop.it
The fact that someone else loves you doesn’t rescue you from the project of loving yourself. Sahaj Kohli
Last week I was doing power yoga and as I laid in Sh…
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7 Things You Don't Know About The Power You've Always Had

7 Things You Don't Know About The Power You've Always Had | WiseBehindYourEars | Scoop.it
From: "Oprah's LIfeclass," Lesson 25: You've Always Had the Power As told to Leigh Newman...
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Wisdom from Chris Cade - Care2.com

Wisdom from Chris Cade - Care2.com | WiseBehindYourEars | Scoop.it
Care2.comWisdom from Chris CadeCare2.comMy purpose is to use insight, compassion, and the rapid embodiment of wisdom to enable millions of people to experience inner peace, joy, and abundance. What's yours?
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Middle Child Syndrome

Middle Child Syndrome | WiseBehindYourEars | Scoop.it
The Saturday morning air lay heavy with mischief and possibilities. I descended the stairs, my short pudgy fingers grasping at the railings to keep me from toppling head over diaper. The shortness ...
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18 common PR terms—defined | Articles

18 common PR terms—defined | Articles | WiseBehindYourEars | Scoop.it

As PR professionals, we often find ourselves in interesting conversations trying to explain what we do for a living....to complicate matters, we use a lot of PR lingo that makes no sense to those outside of marketing. Some of our favorites include.... 

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TIP: Write To Relieve Stress

TIP: Write To Relieve Stress | WiseBehindYourEars | Scoop.it
Set aside a little “me” time and write in a journal to help reduce tension and boost self-confidence.
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20 quotes to inspire PR professionals | Articles

20 quotes to inspire PR professionals | Articles | WiseBehindYourEars | Scoop.it
Get inspired with these thought-provoking utterances from Henry Kissinger, Jerry Seinfeld, Mark Twain, and others.
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Consumer alert: scheme using lure of free airline tickets hits...

Consumer alert: scheme using lure of free airline tickets hits... | WiseBehindYourEars | Scoop.it
State police have issued a consumer alert about a letter arriving in the mail that claims you have just won two airline tickets.
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4 Notable Spiritual Awakening Memoirs | NAB Communities

4 Notable Spiritual Awakening Memoirs | NAB Communities | WiseBehindYourEars | Scoop.it
A round up of four notable spiritual awakening memoirs written by women. Including Elizabeth Gilbert, Stella Osorojos, Gretchen Rubin, and Christine Hoeflich. (Couldn't help but think to myself "you go girl!
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Bay Area Music Collective wants to put our scene back on the map

Bay Area Music Collective wants to put our scene back on the map | WiseBehindYourEars | Scoop.it
Tyler Bryant @ Hyde Street Studios for a Bay Area Music Collective session. Photo by Ganesh Photography. Remember when the San Francisco Bay Area was an internationally renowned musical destination...
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43 percent of singles say bad grammar is a turnoff | Articles | Home

43 percent of singles say bad grammar is a turnoff | Articles | Home | WiseBehindYourEars | Scoop.it
A survey found that many online daters consider lousy grammar a turnoff and more than a third consider it ‘sexy.’
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OMG, you mean I have to know how to speak too?

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Listen Up! The Real Fiscal Cliff Solution Needs A Middleclass Single Working Mother — I Volunteeer

Listen Up! The Real Fiscal Cliff Solution Needs A Middleclass Single Working Mother — I Volunteeer | WiseBehindYourEars | Scoop.it
Dear President Obama and Speaker Boehner, I volunteer to help you fix this mess. Before I start, I will offer this apology: Forgive me for being direct. I write this because I have lost faith in th...
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‘PR is all about party planning’—and other common misconceptions | Articles

‘PR is all about party planning’—and other common misconceptions | Articles | WiseBehindYourEars | Scoop.it
The false beliefs about the public relations industry held by aspiring professionals.
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Joe Kraus Blog

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Joe Kraus On Startups: One of the things I’m fascinated by are the small lies we tell ourselves. They usually take the form of aphorisms that seem to be true. Or more to the point, they have an important subtle message, but they’re perceived as whole truths. And, often they’re so ubiquitous we don’t even give them a second thought. But, these small lies end up having a pretty distorting effect on our behavior or our perceptions.

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Everyday Wisdom #30

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Be Grateful To Everybody If we were to make a list of the people we don’t like-people we find obnoxious, threatening or worthy of contempt – we would find much about ourselves that we c...
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All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum

An inspiring poem about living our lives simply and kindly..
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TEDxSFBigBlueOceansProgram_041212.pdf

great program coming up on Thursday: Big Blue, Activting for the Oceans. check it out on TEDxSF.org/events...live streaming too!

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Everyday Wisdom #3

Everyday Wisdom #3 | WiseBehindYourEars | Scoop.it
Silence is golden Try to spend at least 30 minutes per day in complete silence. Shut the door.  Turn off all forms of electronic equipment – TV, phone, iPod, iPad, music.  Avoid conversatio...
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Personal Transformation: Personal Responsibility

Personal Transformation: Personal Responsibility | WiseBehindYourEars | Scoop.it
Few would say that personal transformation is easy.
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