DANIEL PINK ~ THE POWER OF RESTORATIVE BREAKS – GUIDING PRINCIPLES ~ WHEN ~ 2018

~ SBN ~ Something Beats Nothing

~ FSBAMETOO ~ Frequent Short Breaks Are More Effective Than Occasional Ones

~ SBAE-E-‘M-B-CBH ~ Short Breaks Are Effective – Even – “Micro-breaks” – Can Be Helpful

~ MBS-SSUAWA-F-FM-EHDTW-CBP ~ Moving Beats Stationary – Simply Standing Up And Walking Around – For – Five Minutes – Every Hour During The Workday – Can Be Potent

~ SBS-TACBR-B-SB-AMEARSAIM ~ Social Beats Solo – Time Alone Can Be Replenishing – But – Social Breaks – Are More Effective At Reducing Stress And Improving Mood

~ OBI-NBMRUTB ~ Outside Beats Inside – Nature Breaks May Replenish Us The Best

~ FDBS ~ Fully Detached Beats Semidetached

DANIEL PINK ~ WHEN ~ RIVERHEAD BOOKS ~ 2018

~ WAKT-TIE-TI-WDKMAT ~ We All Know That – Timing Is Everything – Trouble Is – We Don’t Know Much About Timing

~ OCADNRSOTCOAD-WA-S/F/S/MC/LC-ISPOTDTO-TDFAMETWR ~ Our Cognitive Abilities Do Not Remain Static Over The Course Of A Day – We Are – Smarter / Faster / Dimmer / Slower / More Creative / Less Creative – In Some Parts Of The Day Than Others – These Daily Fluctuations Are More Extreme Than We Realize

~ WWWUOBTSR-T-GBO-ELAA-A-T-EOEF-OATC-OPOD ~ When We Wake Up Our Body Temperature Slowly Rises – That – Gradually Boosts Our – Energy Levels And Alertness – And That – Enhances Our Executive Functioning – Our Ability To Concentrate – Our Powers Of Deduction

~ AAEL-PDTA-WTDCAC-FIOATRF-A-COI ~ Alertness And Energy Levels – Plummet During The Afternoons – With That Drop Comes A Corresponding – Fall In Our Ability To Remain Focused – And – Constrain Our Inhibitions

~ B-IPAD-TRLVAFI-ATLM-AFDCHUSCWMHMWOFWT-FAP-LOIC-IAB-FIP-IAF ~ But – Insight Problems Are Different – They Require Less Vigilance And Fewer Inhibitions – At Those Looser Moments – A Few Distractions Can Help Us Spot Connections We Might Have Missed When Our Filters Were Tighter – For Analytic Problems – Lack Of Inhibitory Control – Is A Bug – For Insight Problems – It’s A Feature

~ AOUETDITS-AP-AT-A-AR-WYD-DNLMTCIYPP ~ All Of Us Experience The Day In Three Stages – A Peak – A Trough – And – A Rebound – Whatever You Do – Do Not Let Mundane Tasks Creep Into Your Peak Period

~ TMPLBHTKI-A-A-D-BPAP ~ The Most Powerful Lunch Breaks Have Two Key Ingredients – Autonomy – And – Detachment – Both Psychological And Physical

~ LITMIMOTD ~ Lunch Is The Most Important Meal Of The Day

~ N-CTKB-TICP-A-TBMAPH ~ Naps – Confer Two Key Benefits – They Improve Cognitive Performance – And – They Boost Mental And Physical Health

~ SAANCRBP ~ Simply Anticipating A Nap Can Reduce Blood Pressure

~ BHAFGITMOUU-B-IF-CMTTE ~ Beginnings Have A Far Greater Impact Than Most Of Us Understand – Beginnings – In Fact – Can Matter To The End

~ IME-WSBATTPOBAATMASS-ITF-MAFS-A-ITBIBYC-WCEOTAAGS ~ In Most Endeavors – We Should Be Awake To The Power Of Beginnings And Aim To Make A Strong Start – If That Fails – Make A Fresh Start – And – If The Beginning Is Beyond Our Control – We Can Enlist Others To Attempt A Group Start

~ BSWUFLTWK-TELTTE ~ Beginnings Stay With Us Far Longer Than We Know – Their Effects Linger To The End

~ WWRA-M-SWS-B-OTWJ-AMSAUTWSHOOT-U-O-WROOT ~ When We Reach A – Midpoint – Sometimes We Slump – But – Other Times We Jump – A Mental Siren Alerts Us That We’ve Squandered Half Of Our Time – Uh-Oh – We’re Running Out Of Time

~ TEPOESMOOOASD-NBTFE-B-BCM-EATE ~ The Encoding Power Of Endings Shapes Many Of Our Opinions And Subsequent Decisions – Not By The Full Experience – But – By Certain Moments – Especially At The End

~ Y-WEBS-WWEA-AT-OAK-WSO-ERP-A-SO-AOA-N-WB-TCF-WE ~ Yet – When Endings Become Salient – Whenever We Enter An – Act Three – Of Any Kind – We Sharpen Our – Existential Red Pencils – And – Scratch Out – Anyone Or Anything – Nonessential – Well Before – The Curtain Falls – We Edit

~ PITACW-L-RLTCMMTTPWKIWS-N ~ People Informed That A Chocolate Was – Last – Reported Liking That Chocolate Much More Than The People Who Knew It Was Simply – Next

~ TBEDLU-H-I-TP-AROUI-AFMOT ~ The Best Endings Don’t Leave Us – Happy – Instead – They Produce – A Rush Of Unexpected Insight – A Fleeting Moment Of Transcendence

~ C/C/C-ITE-WSM ~ Closings / Conclusions / Culminations – In The End – We Seek Meaning

~ B-PSOTAE-IALTIE-IPTHAS ~ Belongingness – Profoundly Shapes Our Thoughts And Emotions – Its Absence Leads To Ill Effects – Its Presence To Health And Satisfaction

~ IUTBT-TWE-N-IBT-EIT ~ I Used To Believe That – Timing Was Everything – Now – I Believe That – Everything Is Timing

DAVID OGILVY ~ LEADERS – THE QUALIFICATIONS ~ THE UNPUBLISHED DAVID OGILVY ~ 1986

~ HSOPE ~ High Standards Of Personal Ethics

~ BP-WP ~ Big People – Without Prettiness

~ GUP-RID ~ Guts Under Pressure – Resilience In Defeat

~ BB-N-SP ~ Brilliant Brains – Not – Safe Plodders

~ ACFHWAMO ~ A Capacity For Hard Work And Midnight Oil

~ C-CAP ~ Charisma – Charm And Persuasiveness

~ ASOU-CI ~ A Streak Of Unorthodoxy – Creative Innovators

~ TCTMTD ~ The Courage To Make Tough Decisions

~ IE-W-TAG ~ Inspiring Enthusiasts – With – Thrust And Gusto

~ ASOH ~ A Sense Of Humor

DAVID OGILVY ~ THE UNPUBLISHED DAVID OGILVY ~ 1986

~ SHRBBOF-PDNBFC ~ Success Has Rarely Been Built On Frivolity – People Do Not Buy From Clowns

~ IG-STMOYCADTEO ~ In General – Study The Methods Of Your Competitors And Do The Exact Opposite

~ DYOEWYY-TW-WYGO-PWTYGG ~ Develop Your Eccentricities While You’re Young – That Way – When You Get Old – People Won’t Think You’re Going Gaga

~ GPAYWMYFYW ~ Get People Alongside You Who Make You For Your Weaknesses

~ DCYOWBEPIKPWHTSW ~ Don’t Compound Your Own Weaknesses By Employing People In Key Postilions Who Have The Same Weakness

~ IMIU-YA-PL-IAGAL-SSU ~ I Made It Up – Years Ago – Poetic License – It Always Gets A Laugh – So Shut Up

~ YCBPIBYP ~ You Cannot Bore People Into Buying Your Product

~ TGTSBP-TLPRPIBS ~ The Greater The Similarity Between Products – The Less Part Reason Plays In Brand Selection

~ KIU-UYKHTCI ~ Knowledge Is Useless – Unless You Know How To Communicate It – In Writing

~ WPAHF-TSPGW ~ When People Aren’t Having Fun – They Seldom Produce Good Work

~ AWDTMTAMT-SOF-A-NET-EOB? ~ Are We Devoting Too Much Time And Money To – Salvaging Our Flops – And – Not Enough To – Exploiting Our Breakthroughs?

~ EI-CIOL-SODK ~ Encourage Innovation – Change Is Our Lifeblood – Stagnation Our Death Knell

~ WMPOWAGC ~ We Must Pull Our Weight As Good Citizens

ANDREW PIPER ~ BOOK WAS THERE ~ 2012

~ TPLINOAROR-ICABAA ~ The Private Library Is Not Only A Refuge Of Reading – It Can Also Be An Asylum

~ TL-TPOB-IATPBOO ~ The Library – The Place Of Books – Is Also The Potential Birthplace Of Obsessions

~ PB-HOTB-CKUFL ~ Possessing Books – Holding On To Books – Can Keep Us From Life

~ BAHWSTTDATD ~ Books Are How We Speak To The Distant And The Dead

~ NRCTETIOMWFL-NPAIOOTBWODNI-RB-WSOOL-ROOTMEMOESET ~ New Research Continues To Emphasize The Importance Of Mind Wandering For Learning – Not Paying Attention Is One Of The Best Ways Of Discovering New Ideas – Reading Books – Whether Silently Or Out Loud – Remains One Of The Most Efficient Means Of Enabling Such Errant Thinking

~ WALOSOTO-WAN-‘AO’ ~ We Are Losing Our Sense Of Time Online – We Are Now – “Always On”

~ FIOOTBCOTD-WWLASWBPT-TOEOCTS ~ Fatigue Is One Of The Basic Conditions Of The Digital – When We Look At Screens We Become Prematurely Tired – The Optical Equivalent Of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

~ WM-DIB-O-AITC-B-WSTTW ~ We May – Dream In Books – Or – Awake In The Cinema – But – We Sleepwalk Through The Web

~ TINOTNT-E-TEDS-TO-O ~ There Is No Outside The Network Today – Except – The Ever Dwindling Space-Time Of – Off

~ WHRTAWBTIOP ~ We Have Returned To A World Before The Invention Of Privacy

~ RIBFW-B-IABMW-B-WAABAN ~ Reading Is Born From Writing – But – It Also Begets More Writing – But – Writing Almost Always Begins As Notes

~ TCB-COWCDFOR-ICTWOAW-WFW-ERWLHTITWSTTCUTLO-INWAINS ~ The Commonplace Book – Consists Of Words Copied Down From Our Reading – In Copying The Words Of Another Writer – Word For Word – Early Readers Were Learning How To Internalize Those Words So That They Could Use Them Later On – In New Ways And In New Settings

~ RINPAAOI-WWR-WEIAWOC-WO-L-S-O-MP-RS ~ Reading Is Never Purely An Act Of Isolation – When We Read – We Enter Into A World Of Commonality – Whether Of – Language – Story – Or – Material Place – Reading Socializes

~ C-TIIOTLNOIP-A-C-BSACGAII-IBIO-S-CIIWOOASOTHOHH-WDITCSTBUT-WIANLYOMBO ~ Copyright – The Initial Idea Of The Limited Nature Of Intellectual Property – A – Compromise – Between Serving A Common Good And Individual Incentive – Is Becoming Increasingly One-Sided – Corporate Interest Is Winning Out Over A Sense Of The History Of Human Habit – What Disappears Is That Common Space That Binds Us Together – Where Ideas Are No Longer Yours Or Mine But Ours

~ ITIA-S-OT-IICL-NOAEMFOILTTBC-UTAILI-B-TRSWOCDWSMABIE ~ If There Is A – Singularity – Out There – It Is Copyright Law – Not Only Are Ever More Facets Of Intellectual Life Thought To Be Copyrightable – Up To And Including Life Itself – But – The Restrictions Surrounding What Others Can Do With Such Material Are Becoming Increasingly Extensive

~ LT-E-TIAAOTC-TPD(N-TIC)-TIDATOLAEUTD ~ Like The – “Environment” – There Is An Abstraction Out There Called – The Public Domain (Now – The Intellectual Commons) – That Is Diminishing And That Our Laws Are Encouraging Us To Diminish

~ BATODE ~ Books Are The Original Difference Engines

~ BT-E-B-A-G-B-DFTWF-BT ~ Both The – English – Book – And – German – Buch – Derive From The Word For – Beech Tree

~ T-L-C-TTTUFB-DFTWFTOAT ~ The – Latin – Codex – The Technical Term Used For Books – Derives From The Word For Trunk Of A Tree

~ LANARTOAAADAL ~ Literacy And Numeracy Are Related To One Another At A Deep Anthropological Level

~ TH-OC-AB-TMTR ~ There Has – Of Course – Always Been – Too Much To Read

~ MIRM ~ Melancholy Is Reading’s Muse

BRONNIE WARE ~ THE TOP FIVE REGRETS OF THE DYING ~ 2011

~ IWID-TCTLALTTM-N-TLOEOM ~ I Wish I’d Had – The Courage To Live A Life True To Myself – Not – The Life Others Expected Of Me

~ IWIH-WSH ~ I Wish I Hadn’t – Worked So Hard

~ IWIH-TCTEMF ~ I Wish I’d Had – The Courage To Express My Feelings

~ IWIH-SITWMF ~ I Wish I Had – Stayed In Touch With My Friends

~ IWIH-LMBH ~ I Wish I Had – Let Myself Be Happier

KEVIN HOGAN ~ A 10-STEP INFLUENCE TEMPLATE ~ INVISIBLE INFLUENCE ~ 2013

~ DACTC ~ Determine And Control The Context

~ DMO-MDOAMCMBMB ~ Determine My Outcome – My Desired Outcome And My Client’s Must Be Mutually Beneficial

~ IAE-D-D-W-M ~ Identify And Empathize – Desires – Drives – Wants – Motivators

~ DRAR-CATGLTTAS ~ Defuse Resistance And Reactance – Certain At The Gut Level That Things Are Safe

~ DFOAR ~ Defuse Feelings Of Anticipated Regret

~ CFTP ~ Carefully Frame The Proposal

~ PAS ~ Propose A Solution

~ SOTE-IA ~ Solve Obstacles That Exist – In Advance

~ AUTSY-KWYPIRFYCAPUTSY-KFWISITTSN ~ Ask Until They Say Yes – Know When Your Proposal Is Right For Your Customer And Persist Until They Say Yes – Knowing Full Well It’s Sometimes Important That They Say No

~ VL-YMVTPD-NIATCOTD-B-ADL ~ Validate Later – You Must Validate The Person’s Decision – Not Immediately After The Consummation Of The Deal – But – A Day Later