Divide the plot into four pieces
of equal size and shape with the same number of threes in each piece.
Can you identify what is odd about this
halfpenny stamp depicting Columbus, and issued by the British Colony
in the year 1903?
Columbus died in 1506 whilst the
telescope was not invented until 1609.
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deeds still travel with us from afar, and what we
have been makes us what we are.
New Additions and Reviews:
- Going on an interview? See our updated
- Book Review: The
by Geoffrey Bellman. Also an update: Phillip McGraw has just written a
workbook for his book Life
- Check immediately below. In
keeping with our theme for this month and the idea of play for
next month, we are introducing a new section called Imagine.
- We recently developed the The
Balance People PortfolioTM
and have posted a brief introduction.
into both our imagination and step back and look at things from a
greater perspective, take some time to answer the following
question. You can use this activity in a group setting to open
up discussions as well.
would be the impact, not just on you personally but on social and political
policy, if the life span of the average person across the world
doubled to between 150 and 170 years,
Tip for the Month:
What are some of the
concrete things that you can do to make sure that you are thinking strategically?
Ask yourself the
question WHY? Challenge others to answer this five
times to get at the root issues.
separate yourself form the problem or issue. This can
distance yourself from the details. It can also provide the
incubation time for a "break through" idea.
Participate in a
Determine what the
impact of this direction or decision will have five or ten years
Identify the worst
case scenario and your contingency plans.
outside of your expertise. I recommend the magazine Fast
Company to help look into the future.
decisions or choices you would make if you owned the
If someone else
were in your shoes, what would you really advise them to do?
When all is said
and done, ask yourself if this decision or choice is
consistent with the kind of person you want to be.
Articles for the Month:
You might find Nancy
on Intuition very informative. She also gives some specific
exercises to help develop your intuitive abilities.
If you work in HR and want to
understand why your strategic role is important. Check out Derek
A. Smith's two part
"Gearing Up for HR's Strategic Role". Part
role of play in our lives.