Your product or business’s Remarkable Selling Point — or RSP is a point of differentiation that defines its unique position in the market place. In today’s day and age, providing functional value is simply not enough. Customers want functional value as well as emotional value. They want a memorable experience. Even a small point of…
NetWeaving: A Smarter Way to Make Connections
Have you heard of the concept of NetWeaving? It’s the art of connecting other people based on common interests. In traditional networking, you arrive and have to “work the room.” With NetWeaving, all the people in the room have a mission to meet enough people so that they can make the best connections for you….
How About Helping Others?
“Almost every bookstore has a self-help section. What we really need is a “helping others” section.”
3 Kinds of Friendships
“What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies.” – Aristotle
Rather than asking for advice about what you should do in life, ask “who do you want to be with?”
16 Body Language Secrets
Below are 16 body language secrets: Source: Aldis Kalnins If this post made you rethink your approach to living life in any way, please do others a service and SHARE the love. Let’s Read More @ www.borisgodin.com Follow us on Facebook @ Exploration of Human Condition Subscribe to our mailing list * indicates required Email Address * First…
What Does It Mean To Flourish?
“You need resilience not just for the hard times. You need resilience if you’re going to be happy.” – Eric Greitens, US Navy Seal & Author of Resilience
Are you happy?
The Eightfold Path To Nirvana
Nirvana is variously translated as “non-attachment,” “not-being” or literally “blowing out” (as of a candle). Nirvana can be described as “unborn, unoriginated, uncreated, and unformed” and transcending any sensory experience. It is an eternal and unchanging state of not-being and so the ultimate freedom from the suffering of existence, as postulated by Siddharta Gautama (Buddha), is caused by desire: namely craving for sensual pleasures and attachment to worldly possessions and power.
6 Things About the Human Brain
Jim Davies, cognitive scientist, says in his book, “Riveted” that you have to understand 6 things about the human brain to win friends and influence people:
Reading People Like You Have ESP
In her book, “How to Talk to Anyone,” Leil Lowndes reveals communication tricks that you can apply everyday to help you reach higher levels of ‘success’ in your relationships. Here’s one of my favorites… Reading People Like You Have Extra-Sensory Perception (ESP) Hans, a very clever horse, inspires this technique. Hans was owned by Herr von Osten, a Berliner,…
92 Little Tricks for BIG Success in Relationships
Have you ever met those “successful” people, who always seem to have
everything work their way? It’s like they have a bag of tricks, the Midas touch
or some special magic that works overtime they want it to. They are so
well-liked by others and have the ability to turn friendships into very
meaningful relationships, difficult client into profitable partnership,
customers into closed deals, jobs into promotions, and so on.
Sufism, Life, Death, & Spiritual Growth
Everything in the universe, including man, is of an endless flow of life. Anything that ceases to exist in one form is always reborn in another form. The past is linked to the present and the present is linked to the future in one endless continuum.
Turning Strangers Into Friends
In casual conversation, simply cut through levels one and two. Jump straight to three and four.
Getting Lost in Thought
Do you ever sit in a room alone and think? Great people think deeply. And they do it often. In a routine… Blaise Pascal, the famous mathematician says, “All of humanity’s problems stem from man’s inability to sit quietly in a room alone.”
Ponder that for a few minutes.
What if Pascal is right and that is truly the solution to the problems of civilization and the problems of your life?
Turning the Mind into a Resolution Fulfillment Machine
In his autobiography “Total Recall”, Arnold Schwarzenegger discusses how he turned his mind into a resolution fulfillment machine…
Caged, Comfortable, or Charged – Which is YOUR Life?
Brendon Burchard, author of “The Charge,” believes there are three kinds of life: caged, comfortable or charged. Depending on where we are along this spectrum of our lives, we’re going to have a different quality of life. If we’re on one side of the spectrum, we’re often miserable and suffering, struggling and upset all the time. Whereas, if we’re on the other side, we’re fully engaged, energized and enthusiastic. Knowing where we are on this spectrum can completely change our lives, because we can make a decision about what type of life we want to live.
Siege War Against Mental Independence
A short collection of excerpts from The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz Free Your Mind The Mesoamerican Toltecs believed humans live in a world of dreams that can lead to self-love and respect. “From the Toltec point of view, all humans who are mentally domesticated are sick. They are sick because there is a…
Four Agreements You Make With Yourself
The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom Be Impeccable With Your Word Speak with Integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others. Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love. Don’t Take Anything Personally Nothing others do…
Love in Retrospect
There are certain people you love who do something else for your life; they define how you classify what love is supposed to feel like. These are the most important people in your life, and you’ll meet maybe four or five of these people over the span of 80 years.
But there’s still one more tier in all of this; there is always one person you love who becomes that definition. It usually happens retrospectively, but it happens eventually.
Religion & Happiness
Each individual must identify the type of happiness most important to him as well as the capacity of his own mental constitution to experience happiness. Religion reduces these variables by dictating a simple path to happiness. It thereby spares the masses of their individual neuroses.
Parallel Lines: the Past is Always Present
One may argue that dedicating time for reading philosophy makes way for more time to feel alive in our lives. We are in the habit of saying that it was not in our power to choose the parents who were allotted to us, that they were given to us by chance. But we can choose whose children we would like to be.”
A Reminder of the Shortness of Life
How will you judge the success of living your life when you are on your deathbed? Do you have the motivation and tenacity to spend every waking moment of your life in search of your goals or will you choose to squander your precious time away?
Putting Change Into Perspective
“Imagine a stack of 400 quarters. Each quarter represents 250 years of human culture, and the entire stack signifies the 100,000 years we’ve had organized human tribes. Take the top quarter off the stack. This one quarter represents how many years our society has revolved around factories and jobs and the world as we see…
Dissonance In Our Biology
“The neocortex is responsible for rational and analytical thought and language.The middle two sections comprise the limbic brain. The limbic brain is responsible for all of our feelings, such as trust and loyalty. It is also responsible for all human behavior and all our decision-making, but it has no capacity for language. That is why…
… and So Our Journey Continues
“I shall pass this way but once; any good, therefore, that I can do or any kindness that I can show to any human being, let me do it now. Let me not defer nor neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.” -Anonymous May this blog manifest this ideology. If this post made…