- [W]e believe that all is becoming, and learning is never complete.
- Use of verbs like show, become, seem, and act as if promote a view that behaviors are temporary and changeable.
- We do not believe that people have resources anymore than we believe that people have deficits.
January 30, 2013
Becoming solution-focused in brief-therapy by John Walter and Jane Peller. Here are 10 quotes from the book:
January 20, 2013
The evolution of the human brain is an amazing story full of surprises. Underlying that evolution is one drive - survival. Without survival evolution cannot continue. This seems obvious but surviving means avoiding threats such as being eaten or killed for territory or mates (and I don't mean your buddies down the pub, though that is part of it too). There are two aspects of survival that seem fundamental in all organisms - noticing threats and communication.
January 16, 2013
True professionalism. In the book David argues - apparently completely unafraid to be seen as naive or idealistic - for an ethical, ambitious, and principles-based approach to doing one's work. I have known this book ever since was published in 1997 and I still agree with the large majority of things in it and I'm still inspired by them. And perhaps more importantly, I think they work. Here are 20 quotes from the book.
January 10, 2013
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January 9, 2013
100 Best Career Resources for Grads and PhDs. The sites on the list were said to offer the best advice available for smart people with lots of education looking to make their dent in academia or just find a challenging and rewarding job that uses their education to the fullest extent.
January 5, 2013
In his book "Vrije wil is geen illusie. Hoe de hersenen ons vrijheid verschaffen" (Free will is no illusion. How brains give us freedom) Dutch neuropsychologist Herman Kolk disagrees with these authors who see free will as an illusion.
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