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To Their Downfalls and Destruction

To Their Downfalls and Destruction

Daily Schedule for a Pre-K Kid in Gangnam, Seoul, Korea [Source: http://m.cafe.daum.net/humornara/5Y2/582461?svc=live_story&q=%B0%AD%B3%B2+%C0%AF%C4%A1%BF%F8%BB%FD+%C7%CF%B7%E7&DA=IMGO] I am sure if it’s true or not. However, it’s NOT that hard NOT to believe this chart and image, knowing what’s happening in Korea. It’s a fallacy that all education leads learners to the right path, all the time.   Daily ScheduleRead more about To Their Downfalls and Destruction[…]

Foreign Language and/or Second Language – DO NOT Study!!!

Foreign Language and/or Second Language – DO NOT Study!!!

MIT Study Reveals Secret to Language Learning – Don’t Try Too Hard [Source: http://languagemagazine.com/?page_id=78313] Proof that language learners should let it flow In a new study, a team of neuroscientists and psychologists led by Amy Finn, a postdoc at MIT’s McGovern Institute for Brain Research, has found evidence for an important factor that contributes toRead more about Foreign Language and/or Second Language – DO NOT Study!!![…]

Good to see you in the flesh…

Good to see you in the flesh…

Watching the morning news program, I just heard host and reporter exchanging greetings by saying “Good to see you in the flesh.” In the midst of the series of accidents and disasters, the word “flesh” would mean as its literal meaning to me. “Good to see you all in the FLESH!”

Different Cultural Influences on Koreans and Americans

Different Cultural Influences on Koreans and Americans

Cultural Influences on the Neural Correlate of Moral Decision Making Processes by Hyemin Han, Gary H. Glover (Stanford University), Changwoo Jeong (Seoul National University) [Source: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S016643281300689X] Korean participants show a more neural activity in brain regions, which are associated with intuition and approximation; on the other hand, Americans show a significant activity in regions associated withRead more about Different Cultural Influences on Koreans and Americans[…]

한국인은 배운대로, 미국인은 상황파악

한국인은 배운대로, 미국인은 상황파악

한국인은 배운대로, 미국인은 상황파악 [Source: http://live.joins.com/news/article/article.aspx?total_id=15295711&cloc=njoins|home|showcase] [Picture Source: http://pds.joinsmsn.com/news/component/htmlphoto_mmdata/201407/18/htm_20140718272030103011.jpg] 정창우 서울대 윤리교육과 교수, 개리 글로버 미국 스탠퍼드대 의과대학 교수, 한혜민 스탠퍼드대 교육대학원 연구원으로 구성된 공동연구팀이 뇌 반응을 분석한 결과에서다. 인명 희생이 따르지 않는 딜레마, 예를 들어 길거리에서 지갑을 주운 경우에 대해 한국인들은 익숙한 문제를 해결할 때 작용하는 뇌 영역이 강하게 활성화됐고 반면 미국인들은 생소한 문제Read more about 한국인은 배운대로, 미국인은 상황파악[…]

3 Words That Can Rescue a Failing Project: What Project Managers Can Learn from Mandela

3 Words That Can Rescue a Failing Project: What Project Managers Can Learn from Mandela

[Source: http://playbook.amanet.org/3-words-can-rescue-failing-project-project-managers-can-learn-mandela/] 3 Words That Can Rescue a Failing Project: What Project Managers Can Learn from Mandela BY TODD WILLIAMS Sometimes corporate culture can negatively influence a project’s fate. Todd Williams shares 3 words from the late Nelson Mandela that can help rescue a failing project. What’s the most common reason projects fail in yourRead more about 3 Words That Can Rescue a Failing Project: What Project Managers Can Learn from Mandela[…]

9 Proven Strategies to Beat the Summertime Blues

9 Proven Strategies to Beat the Summertime Blues

[Source: http://www.weather.com/health/proven-strategies-beat-summertime-blues-20140708] By Annie Hauser Published: Jul 10, 2014, 4:57 PM EDT weather.com “There ain’t no cure for the summertime blues,” croons country singer Alan Jackson. To some, this might seem silly — who could feel bummed when the days are long, and the weather is warm? But some people do experience summer seasonal affectiveRead more about 9 Proven Strategies to Beat the Summertime Blues[…]

GIVING FEEDBACK ACROSS CULTURES

GIVING FEEDBACK ACROSS CULTURES

GIVING FEEDBACK ACROSS CULTURES Working across cultures presents many challenges as well as opportunities. As organisations expand their global presence and work with more diverse groups, cultural awareness and sensitivity becomes more important than ever. Cross-cultural Misunderstandings How we communicate remains one of the biggest areas where we can cause cultural misunderstandings. Even with aRead more about GIVING FEEDBACK ACROSS CULTURES[…]

Ten Trends in Training and Development

Ten Trends in Training and Development

Ten Trends in Training and Development The definition of “leader” is broadening. A majority of large organizations now consider individuals to be leaders based on their impact, not on their authority or position. Increasingly, a leader is viewed as “anyone, whether they manage others or not, who is a top-performer in their specific role.” ManagementRead more about Ten Trends in Training and Development[…]