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  1. ProducerPhil 🐝 Johnson, MBL and Brand Ambassador @beBee
    Emotional Intelligence 20,000 Reasons
    Emotional Intelligence 20,000 ReasonsThe organ that has kept us alive has become our greatest obstacle to achieving better results. In the next 10-15 years we will experience the equivalent of 100 years of innovation and change. This rate will continue to accelerate throughout the...
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    Lyon Brave
    29/06/2017 #1 Lyon Brave
    I love this
  2. ProducerPhil 🐝 Johnson, MBL and Brand Ambassador @beBee
    The World Economic Forum
    The World Economic ForumEmotional Intelligence will be one of the top 10 job skills by 2020. People with a high degree of emotional intelligence make more money—an average of $29,000 more per year than people with a low degree of emotional intelligence. The link...
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    Praveen Raj Gullepalli
    05/06/2017 #1 Praveen Raj Gullepalli
    Great observations! Combining sensitivity with sensibility would always add value Phil! By the way, that pic has got to be of La Defense in Paris. Am I right? ;)
  3. DILMA BALBI -📃 Engenharia&gestão
    Respirando ..1...2...3
    DILMA BALBI -📃 Engenharia&gestão
    A science-backed trick to reduce fear and anxiety takes just 30 seconds and a pen
    qz.com Relief may be just a word...
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    Jared 🐝 Wiese ➡ I sell YOU. Fast!
    01/06/2017 #1 Jared 🐝 Wiese ➡ I sell YOU. Fast!
    Write it down and offer it up!

    The next time painful or stressful feelings threaten to overwhelm you, here is what you do: write down a word or two that describes the emotion you’re experiencing.

    It's a compressed version of the three-step process of self-compassion identified by the psychologist Kristin Neff at the University of Texas at Austin:
    1) Admit that a situation is painful or uncomfortable
    2) Recognize that pain and discomfort are universal elements of the human experience
    3) Do something healthy to alleviate the discomfort like get outside, stretch, or call a friend
  4. ProducerPhil 🐝 Johnson, MBL and Brand Ambassador @beBee
    Increase Your Emotional Intelligence
    Increase Your Emotional IntelligenceEmotional Intelligence: The ability to accurately perceive our emotions and stay aware of them as they happen.To use awareness of our emotions to positively direct our behavior.To pick up on emotions in others and understand what is really...
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  5. ProducerJacob Roig

    Jacob Roig

    18/04/2017
    Business Mindset Strategy for Entrepreneurs
    Business Mindset Strategy for EntrepreneursBecoming an entrepreneur requires a strong business mindset strategy.We have to transition from being an individual who does something or a doer, to becoming a business that is managed by a leader. There are many steps in this transition yet when...
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    Jacob Roig
    18/04/2017 #2 Jacob Roig
    Thank you @javierbebee, I am glad you found it insightful enough to comment today!
    Javier 🐝 beBee
    18/04/2017 #1 Javier 🐝 beBee
    @Jacob Roig thanks for sharing it ! welcome to the hive !
  6. ProducerWafa El-Amrani ✌
    Emotional Intelligence
    Emotional IntelligenceEmotional Intelligence is an approach that will raise your awareness of what maybe holding you back to achieve your success and happiness, and help you strive to be the only emotionally intelligent leader you should ever be waiting for -You!...
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  7. ProducerPhil 🐝 Johnson, MBL and Brand Ambassador @beBee
    The Emotional Intelligence Gap
    The Emotional Intelligence GapThe evidence is overwhelming that emotional intelligence training removes the chaos and drama so often found within organizations. If you look around I am certain you can see lots of examples of the hidden and not so hidden costs created by the...
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    Preston 🐝 Vander Ven
    22/03/2017 #5 Preston 🐝 Vander Ven
    I agree. Jim Whitehurst, CEO of Red Hat, “Too often we tout the intellectual capabilities of leaders by focusing on their IQ, when we should really be valuing their emotional intelligence quotient or EQ score. Being the smartest person in the room is not enough if you don’t have the capacity to work with the people who are in that room with you.When you work with and through communities of contributors as Red Hat does, where you can’t order anyone to do anything for you, your ability to listen, process, and not take everything personally becomes incredibly valuable.”

    Try to imagine the worst Doctor in the worst with the High EQ and the Best Doctor in the world with a low EQ. After a visit to the "worst doctor", his or her patients will most likely return. Now when we look at the "Best Doctor", his or her patients are more looking for a reason to sue the doctor just because they made them upset. This principle applies is so many areas of life.
    Claire L Cardwell
    08/03/2017 #4 Claire L Cardwell
    "Increasingly, individuals who were hired for their intellectual knowledge are being passed over for promotion because they lack the emotional intelligence necessary to succeed. Emotional intelligence is developed from doing the emotional labor of putting what we know into practice." Really enjoyed your article @Phil 🐝 Johnson, MBL and Brand Ambassador @beBee!
    Brian McKenzie
    07/03/2017 #3 Brian McKenzie
    Is there a Gold Star that I could affix to my belly in Sneech fashion to let others know - I have all the Emotional Intelligence I need ? I would love to see the source citations for those statistics. EVERY EQ test that I have taken - could be, and has been gamed. If I know what you are looking for - pandering to it - is easy. (Invariably it is the Unicorn / Rainbow / Butterfly / Heart Emoji play-land that I like to avoid)
    Mohamed Amroussi
    07/03/2017 #2 Mohamed Amroussi
    Challenge yourself go beyond your comfort zone
    Mohamed Amroussi
    07/03/2017 #1 Mohamed Amroussi
    Know yourself , lead yourself
    Know the others, lead them
    Build human relations that generate benefits and reduce harms
  8. Claire L Cardwell
    Claire L Cardwell
    The Science of The Heart: Our Hearts Actually Have It’s Own Intelligence
    thespiritscience.net We all know the difference between good vibes and bad vibes, but what is really happening at a scientific level when we talk about “vibes”?  Or what about when we know someone is a bad person and can feel it in our gut, only to later find out that...
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  9. ProducerPhil 🐝 Johnson, MBL and Brand Ambassador @beBee
    Emotional Labor and Emotional Intelligence
    Emotional Labor and Emotional IntelligenceEmotional Intelligence: Your ability to accurately perceive your emotions and stay aware of them as they happen. Your ability to use awareness of your emotions to positively direct your behavior. Your ability to pick up on emotions in others and...
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    debasish majumder
    12/03/2017 #1 debasish majumder
    Great insight @Phil Johnson! enjoyed read. thank you for the share.
  10. Claire L Cardwell
    Claire L Cardwell
    You've Just Failed – Congratulations! You Get A Trip For Two Around the World.
    www.linkedin.com Perpetually curious. These two words define Garry Ridge, CEO, WD-40 Company, and my guest on the Disrupt Yourself Podcast. A native of...
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  11. Claire L Cardwell
    Claire L Cardwell
    Finding the Time to Do It All
    www.chrisspurvey.com I’m constantly asked “Chris, how do you manage to get so much done?” That question is typically followed by the statement “You must use some form of time management...
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  12. ProducerRenée  🐝 Cormier
    HOW TO CHOOSE HAPPINESS WHEN LIFE IS S**T!
    HOW TO CHOOSE HAPPINESS WHEN LIFE IS S**T!When life gets hard, the last thing you want to hear is that “happiness is a choice.”I get it. It’s as if you’ve been slapped in the face and then kicked while you’re still reeling.I know that when you hear “happiness is a choice”, you think I am...
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    James O'Connell
    10/04/2017 #30 James O'Connell
    I've not been about the hive in a while, been a busy busy ..turned burnt out bee!
    But this nice piece of honey from Emilia has come my way adding a little sweetness to my outlooks, much thanks (' ' ,)
    James O'Connell
    10/04/2017 #29 James O'Connell
    so apt for my circumstances right now..thank you Emilia x(' ' ,)
    Renée  🐝 Cormier
    23/03/2017 #28 Renée 🐝 Cormier
    Some people use misery as an attention seeking tool. All they ever manage to do with that behaviour is drive people away. Setbacks in life can make us feel very sad and unhappy for a period of time. You have to remember, though, that the only difference between failure and a setback is mindset. If you see your negative circumstances as temporary and within your control, then you can certainly create happiness for yourself by altering your circumstances and your point of view. You have to really like being happy more than you like being miserable, though. I liked this post. Thanks for writing it. I shared it with some miserable people I know. :)
    Scott Craig
    08/03/2017 #27 Scott Craig
    I'm homeless and trying to concentrate on my writing. Thanks. Very enlightening.
    Katyan Roach
    08/03/2017 #25 Katyan Roach
    "People who are afraid of choosing happiness aren’t afraid of or resistant to being happy. They are afraid of the risk that comes with being happy. Happiness is vulnerable. Once we have it, we have something we can lose, something that can be taken away from us"

    Have you been spying on my girl! LOL Awesome article. One to save for my archives! @Emilia M. Ludovino
    Javier 🐝 beBee
    08/03/2017 #22 Javier 🐝 beBee
    Choose happiness ! Happiness is not a mood. It is an option we choose !
    Claire L Cardwell
    08/03/2017 #21 Claire L Cardwell
    Excellent @Emilia M. Ludovino - really good points - I particularly liked the analogy you used about bending your knee after a Knee operation "The first thing the doctors have them to do after surgery is bend the knee. They have to move. It hurts like f-ing hell and no one wants to do it but they have to. Otherwise the knee becomes frozen. The range of motion will become lost and the knee will become incapable of bending." Am sharing !
    Henri Galvão
    08/02/2017 #20 Henri Galvão
    #19 haha não lembrava desse "detalhe"
    Henri Galvão
    08/02/2017 #18 Henri Galvão
    #17 obrigado, Emilia, vou ler esse outro texto também!

    obs.: seu português escrito está fantástico!
    Henri Galvão
    07/02/2017 #16 Henri Galvão
    I like particularly what you said about happiness being vulnerable. It might help to explain why many times people (myself included, for sure) play not to lose, instead of playing to win.
    Cyndi wilkins
    15/12/2016 #14 Cyndi wilkins
    This is a must read...Life is famous for the sucker punch...Nice to have the tools of retaliation...Thank you for this marvelous buzz Emilia;-)
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    26/11/2016 #11 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    @Emilia M. Ludovino, I love your analogy about getting back up with the use of knee surgery and choosing happiness. By the way, I can never seem to make my point in under 1000 words ;-) Excellent buzz, sharing!
    Renée  🐝 Cormier
    25/11/2016 #4 Renée 🐝 Cormier
    Great insight and advice, @Emilia M. Ludovino. I really like the knee replacement analogy. You have to forge on with positive changes in mind in order for anything to change. I shard this for you on beBee, Twitter and Facebook.
    Robert Cormack
    25/11/2016 #3 Robert Cormack
    As we grow older (and experience a vast multitude of happiness, pain and sorrow) we're always waiting for the other shoe to drop. Call it "gun shy," but we're always wondering when happiness will end and the shit storm will start. It's one thing to embrace pain, but it's another to never let go. Psychiatrists call this the "martyr state" and people can live their whole lives like this. They find a comfort level "waiting for the other shoe to drop." What separates us from other animals (for good or bad) is we can understand pain. We can do something about it. That's part of our evolution. I think our biggest problem is NOT letting go of pain. It creates long periods of distress (and also wars, by the way). At some point, we have to leave the "martyr state." That's really what separates us from other animals.
    debasish majumder
    25/11/2016 #1 debasish majumder
    nice insigh @Emilia M. Ludovino! enjoyed read. thank you for the share.
  13. ProducerPhil 🐝 Johnson, MBL and Brand Ambassador @beBee
    Sales Leadership and Emotional Intelligence
    Sales Leadership and Emotional IntelligenceIf the sales professional cares about the people they serve it will ultimately be reflected in the revenue being generated. The willingness to stare into the abyss of failure is the true measure of how compelled a person or an organization is to...
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  14. Claire L Cardwell
    Ten Unmistakable Signs Of A Fear-Based Workplace by Liz Ryan.

    I did not know what a fear-based workplace was the first time I started working in one. At first, I thought the problem was me.

    Maybe I didn't have the right clothes or know the right business jargon. I walked on eggshells at work. I went home anxious and discouraged every night.

    Gradually it dawned on me that it wasn't just me. My co-workers were uptight, too. No one was having a good time in our workplace. What made everyone so nervous and fearful?

    It can take time to realize that you work in a fear-based environment. We can't bear to think that we took a new job in a broken company!

    A fear-based workplace is a place where fear is the predominant energy. A healthy workplace is one where trust is the predominant energy.
    https://www.forbes.com/sites/lizryan/2017/03/07/ten-unmistakable-signs-of-a-fear-based-workplace/#6b385bb01e26
    Claire L Cardwell
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  15. Claire L Cardwell
    Claire L Cardwell
    10 Research-Proven Tricks That Make You Seem Smarter Than You Are
    www.linkedin.com It’s great to be smart, but intelligence is a hard thing to pin down. In many cases, how smart people think you are is just as important as how...
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    Claire L Cardwell
    08/03/2017 #10 Claire L Cardwell
    When I was young I used to do the Mensa Tests in the Sunday Magazines in the UK. You were given an hour to do them. I used to do them in 10 minutes flat and made one deliberate mistake. When I told Nigel about his he laughed and said that it was his strategy too for doing IQ Tests. I never bothered to join Mensa though. I thought it would be rather boring to hang out with people who would spend their time bragging about how smart they were..... After all it must be the stunted who need to boast.
    Claire L Cardwell
    08/03/2017 #9 Claire L Cardwell
    A couple of good friends of mine were also diagnosed as being educationally subnormal and were sent to a 'special school'. One of them is now a Distinguished Engineer at JP Morgan and the other is a carpenter and life coach. Both have been assessed as having IQs over 200.
    Claire L Cardwell
    08/03/2017 #7 Claire L Cardwell
    #6 Thanks @Max🐝 J. Carter! I remember when I was about 16 my headmistress called my parents in for a meeting with me. She argued with them for quite a while about my low intelligence and the fact that I would not be a good candidate for university. She even suggested that I left school and enrolled in a secretarial college.... Fortunately two science degrees later I proved her wrong. Her silence on hearing the news was quite telling.... Miss Dees couldn't even be bothered to say a limp 'well done'. My parents immediately enrolled me in one of the UK's top schools and I did very well there.
    I wonder how many girls had their dreams crushed by this narrow minded alcoholic?
    Claire L Cardwell
    08/03/2017 #5 Claire L Cardwell
    I can relate to that @Max🐝 J. Carter! I actually got a very low score on the IQ tests I sat as a very young child as they are maths based and I am numerate dyslexic. It was only when I was helping a friend out at Kings College in London with a new IQ Test did I realise just how high my IQ was - I aced all the tests up to 180 - then Philip wanted me to do more and more (he was getting rather excited!). It was a rare sunny summer's day in London and I said no. He persuaded me to do one more... Like you my IQ is over 200. My brother in law frequently described conversations between myself and my sweet ex-husband Nigel as being in the 180 Club! I have never measured my emotional intelligence - perhaps I fear it would be a bit low.... I've noticed that Dr Travis does not respond to his comments either.... A rather aloof approach to someone that champions Emotional Intelligence don't you think?
    Claire L Cardwell
    08/03/2017 #3 Claire L Cardwell
    #2 OK - what makes you say that? I guess I have been fooled!
    Claire L Cardwell
    08/03/2017 #1 Claire L Cardwell
    Has anyone reached out to Dr Travis Bradberry yet? He writes awesome articles on Emotional Intelligence and I really enjoy his posts. @Javier 🐝 beBee @Juan Imaz @Matt 🐝 Sweetwood @Milos Djukic @Kevin Pashuk @Don 🐝 Kerr
  16. ProducerFunmi Ade

    Funmi Ade

    26/02/2017
    Do You Have  Enterprise Emotion Skills?
    Do You Have Enterprise Emotion Skills?Over the years, I have had the privilege of working with start- up, small and medium businesses.   The range and diversity of business and ownership, has given me an insight into the many conflicting issues facing small business owners today.  As...
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    Funmi Ade
    11/03/2017 #2 Funmi Ade
    Hi Claire
    Just watch this space. Best
    Claire L Cardwell
    08/03/2017 #1 Claire L Cardwell
    Great post @Funmi Ade! Looking forward to reading your manual - when does it come out?
  17. ProducerMichael Schneider
    Time to Change Your Culture? Don't Forget These Emotional Intelligence Must-Haves
    Time to Change Your Culture? Don't Forget These Emotional Intelligence Must-HavesYou have a new strategy and your mission is clear, then why aren't your employees excited? Although it took a lot of work to revamp your vision, the truth is, that's only the beginning. Your organization must now prepare to manage the cultural...
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    Claire L Cardwell
    08/03/2017 #1 Claire L Cardwell
    Great pointers @Michael Schneider! Have shared your article - have an awesome day!
  18. ProducerMichael Schneider
    Want to Fix Your Biggest Leadership Problem? Try These 5 Emotional Intelligence Tips
    Want to Fix Your Biggest Leadership Problem? Try These 5 Emotional Intelligence TipsThis condition has many names: leadership blinders, delusion, and narcissism, just to name a few. Although each ailment can lead to unique consequences, they are all rooted in the same cognitive bias known as "The Halo Effect." The Halo Effect is a...
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  19. Jared 🐝 Wiese ➡ I sell YOU. Fast!
    Ever "lost your cool"? Perhaps here on social media? Or in a heated argument with a loved one?

    Learn WHY and how to bring back CONTROL in a matter of minutes with mindfulness...
    Jared 🐝 Wiese ➡ I sell YOU. Fast!
    Melissa Hughes on Twitter
    twitter.com “Be aware of the amygdala hijack. Keep the thinking #brain in charge....
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    Jared 🐝 Wiese ➡ I sell YOU. Fast!
    11/02/2017 #1 Jared 🐝 Wiese ➡ I sell YOU. Fast!
    Thanks for the share, @Milos Djukic... I can happily say :)
  20. ProducerDavid B. Grinberg
    EMOTIONAL EMPOWERMENT - Are you emotionally empowered?
    EMOTIONAL EMPOWERMENT - Are you emotionally empowered?"We can not force anyone to see what they are not ready for." Often I have heard people remark: "He is very intelligent. Just needs to find his balance.” – “Your father was a genius but he lacked wisdom.” - “He was too intelligent for his own...
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    Renata Jakielaszek
    01/03/2017 #8 Renata Jakielaszek
    Thank you so much, indeed. Emilia M. Ludovino ! I have always believed that the hardest thing to do in this life is to get to know yourself.
    It’s more about the things that you feel deeply. What drives you. What you crusade for. What you really want your life to be like…Stuff like that.
    Never Stop Learning Yourself
    Bernard Poulin
    27/01/2017 #7 Bernard Poulin
    The only emotional empowerment required to survive a day of productivity is to be determined to do the best we can today (i.e. : seeking excellence rather than perfection) with the proviso that tomorrow is another day in which we can try to best our yesterdays. Any more requirement than that needs a therapist.
    Devesh 🐝 Bhatt
    26/01/2017 #1 Devesh 🐝 Bhatt
    Invader of my mind
    Slipped through my senses
    Beyond sights and sounds
    And the tasteful pretenses

    Between these hearing ears
    Behind these watchful eyes
    A Trojan undetected
    Plots a sly surprise

    Couldn't write anything for a few days. Reading you is refreshing . Thanks
  21. ProducerLiesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    EMOTIONAL BANK ACCOUNT - Is your balance Positive or Negative?
    EMOTIONAL BANK ACCOUNT - Is your balance Positive or Negative?Imagine that you have dropped and broken your mobile phone, and find it’s going to cost you $200 to repair it.Your reaction to this incident is influenced by the amount of discretionary money you have in your bank balance.If you have a lot of money...
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    Claire L Cardwell
    08/03/2017 #16 Claire L Cardwell
    Great article @Emilia M. Ludovino! "Experience is not what happens to you – it's how you interpret what happens to you." Never a truer word has been said. Am sharing your article! Have a great day!
    Renata Jakielaszek
    01/03/2017 #14 Renata Jakielaszek
    "We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand." -Randy Pausch,Last Lecture. Best wishes Emilia M. Ludovino and thank you !
    Ignacio Gallo Campos www.ignaciogallocampos.com
    24/01/2017 #12 Ignacio Gallo Campos www.ignaciogallocampos.com
    Insightful, clear, simple and extremely powerful advice if put them into actions. Sharing your message!
    Brian McKenzie
    23/01/2017 #11 Brian McKenzie
    I un-banked when I left the States, I haven't had a telephone in 3 years, if I were to say I have any Emotional Account - it would have been unplugged too. Emotions, and pandering to them, are quite avoidable. We live in a six second world where 'Reality' is faked, scripted, produced ~ where you are an easily replaceable line item on a corporate spread sheet ~ where 'love' is transactional, temporary and disposable ~ where war is not only inevitable but routinely scheduled. Society is merely a herd of widgets - managed through the life-cycle wickets of eat, sleep, work & reproduce well teased with money and goaded with fear before you are shuffled of to the meat packing slaughter house.
    I try to keep my Apathy in check with doses of Indifference and Detached Ambivalence - I am rewarded daily for those efforts.
    David B. Grinberg
    21/01/2017 #9 David B. Grinberg
    As someone who prides himself on positive thinking -- despite naysayers -- I completely concur with your astute advice, Emilia. It's just as easy to think positively than negatively and view the proverbial cup as half full, rather than half empty. I wish you all the best and hope your cup overflows with positive life experiences.
    Lastly, for those who have a negative mindset as knee-jerk reaction, here's some recommended reading by the godfather of positive thinking, the late and great Rev. Norman Vincent Peale https://www.amazon.com/Norman-Vincent-Peale/e/B000APPE7E Keep buzzing in 2017!
    Sushmita Thakare Jain
    21/01/2017 #8 Sushmita Thakare Jain
    #6 Pleasure is all mine dear :) we are all here for each other
    Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    21/01/2017 #7 Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    #4 thank you @Emilia M. Ludovino! You are most welcome.
    Sushmita Thakare Jain
    21/01/2017 #3 Sushmita Thakare Jain
    Such a good read!
    Thank you for sharing. Will be sharing it ahead :)
    Jeet Sarkar
    21/01/2017 #2 Jeet Sarkar
    Good share madam @Emilia M. Ludovino! Thank you for sharing it.
    Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    21/01/2017 #1 Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    everyone should read this one, it is so good to know!
  22. ProducerKen Boddie

    Ken Boddie

    19/01/2017
    What are you laughing at?
    What are you laughing at?Why do we laugh? Do all cultures and creatures laugh? Is laughter really the best medicine?What happens when we tickle rats?If you are bursting at the seams to find out the answers to these soul searching, contemplative, ridiculous, yet strangely...
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    Ken Boddie
    08/06/2017 #26 Ken Boddie
    #25 I can almost hear your laughter from here, Deb, but, although I have no idea about the type of humour conveyed in these presumably TV programmes, which have not, as far as I am aware, crossed over to 'marsupiala', I'll bet anything that they don't show rats being tickled. 🤣
    Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    07/06/2017 #25 Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    These days, I laugh at 'Grace and Frankie' even on the third and fourth viewings...oh, the joys of on-demand streaming.

    I tend to not analyze why, in fact, I am pretty sure the other buddy comedy that cracks me up every time I watch it - Ab Fab - does so for the exact opposite reason as G&F. G&F is funny because it is so real, and AbFab because it is so outlandishly unreal.

    And then there is the 'doll & Rita Wilson' episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm. What a crescendo of laughter that barely stops for the whole 30 minutes.....
    Ken Boddie
    21/01/2017 #24 Ken Boddie
    #23 I bow to the bard of trouble and strife. 😔
    Rod Loader
    21/01/2017 #23 Rod Loader
    To @Ken Boddie...

    Thoughtful prose, to the rose,
    That is my lovely wife.
    About your fear, to draw near,
    To trouble and to strife.

    Now your pain, won't be gain,
    If done by your own hand.
    No she won't laugh, unless your gaff,
    Is totally unplanned.

    Live your life, without strife,
    Or harm to hand or hair.
    But let us know, if your toe,
    Should find a lurking chair.

    #22
    Ken Boddie
    20/01/2017 #22 Ken Boddie
    #18 To @Rod Loader and his good lady wife .....

    When a challenge brings a hazard,
    Then the risk must be assessed.
    Are the consequences good or bad?
    This really is no time for jest.

    A self harm act will cause me pain,
    Of that there can be no real doubt,
    So surely then I must refrain,
    And hope no lady's tears will spout.
    Sara Jacobovici
    20/01/2017 #21 Sara Jacobovici
    #14 Happy and flattered @Ken Boddie!
    Ken Boddie
    20/01/2017 #20 Ken Boddie
    #16 Can I then assume, Dean-san, that your 'tomatosensory' cortex is the portion of the somatosensory cortex that is particularly sensitive to being touched by salads? If you disagree then we could always fight it out. Bagpipes or black pudding? 🤣
    Rod Loader
    20/01/2017 #19 Rod Loader
    #16 Now, I'm going to have to go back into the archives @Dean Owen. The Goodies and Eckythump, brings back memories.
    Rod Loader
    20/01/2017 #18 Rod Loader
    Oh, come on, @Ken Boddie, where's you're sense of adventure.
    Ken Boddie
    20/01/2017 #17 Ken Boddie
    #15 No Rod! I'm not going to pour hot coffee over my head while wearing that cool beBee Tshirt so that both you and your wife can laugh at me. ☹️
    Dean Owen
    20/01/2017 #16 Dean Owen
    I hear that women find an especially active tomatosensory cortex an especially endearing trait in a man. Did you know that people actually die from laughter. I found this particular story quite touching. "On 24 March 1975, Alex Mitchell, from King's Lynn, England, died laughing while watching the "Kung Fu Kapers" episode of The Goodies, featuring a kilt-clad Scotsman with his bagpipes battling a master of the Lancastrian martial art "Eckythump", who was armed with a black pudding." (Wikipedia) -
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-18542377
    Rod Loader
    20/01/2017 #15 Rod Loader
    Because we're all different, it is often different things which make us laugh. My lovely wife laughs when people hurt themselves, I laughed at the funny bearded bloke in the "Bee cool" t-shirt at the end of your post (only kidding... or am I).
    Ken Boddie
    20/01/2017 #14 Ken Boddie
    #9 Hope you don't mind, Sara, but I've added your baby video to the end of this buzz. 👶 🤣
    Ken Boddie
    20/01/2017 #13 Ken Boddie
    #9 I watched your video, Sara, on my own and went from silent chortle to laugh out loud in less than a minute. This video is a great find, Sara, and the babies laughing at dogs which follow it is also hilarious. Thanks for the endorphin transfusion. 🤣
    Ken Boddie
    20/01/2017 #12 Ken Boddie
    #7 I hear that beBee's also looking for a CGO, Kev. Any takers?
    Ken Boddie
    20/01/2017 #11 Ken Boddie
    #8 So what do you 'life' at Devesh? 🤣
    Ken Boddie
    20/01/2017 #10 Ken Boddie
    #6 Thanks for your thoughts, Gert, and of course the joke, which fits into the 'Mismatch of Expectation and Reality' category. This also brings up the concept of miscommunication by accident when we can only really laugh when we are in a remote situation or really know a person well, rather than in a face to face situation, particularly with strangers. I remember the tale of the unfortunate overseas student who arrived in UK and got himself into a number of awkward situations by frequently asking for "hairy twot". After a number of episodes (embarrassing to him but hilarious to others) it transpired he was looking for directions to Herriot Watt University.
    Sara Jacobovici
    19/01/2017 #9 Sara Jacobovici
    I love your style @Ken Boddie; you offer a serious buzz on laughter. But seriously, try to keep a straight face when watching this video of babies laughing (3 min.)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L49VXZwfup8
    Devesh 🐝 Bhatt
    19/01/2017 #8 Devesh 🐝 Bhatt
    I just replaced laugh with life and the article is still very interesting.
    Kevin Pashuk
    19/01/2017 #7 Kevin Pashuk
    I was waiting for the punch line Ken...

    Seriously though, some great questions. Why do we laugh? Why did it evolve so that only one type of shrieking laughter is present in a restaurant when you and your partner are trying to have a semi-romantic evening?

    In a recent post I wrote on people's use of titles (vs. experience), I made mention of someone calling themselves "Chief Giggles Officer". I wrote that in a mocking tone. I stand corrected. Any of the people on the panel of the television show you referenced likely qualify for that title.
  23. ProducerAdam Weedy

    Adam Weedy

    09/01/2017
    What emotional intelligence means to me (revised)
    What emotional intelligence means to me (revised)I keep seeing this reference to “emotional intelligence” on social media. I can’t read the whole article lots of times because it’s boring to me, and I don’t really understand what they’re talking about. The first time I saw it was around 2005. I...
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    Wayne Yoshida
    10/01/2017 #7 Wayne Yoshida
    Sounds like torture, @Adam Weedy. I think I would have left and grabbed that refund. Maybe more discussions about how this really should work would be great.
    Adam Weedy
    09/01/2017 #6 Adam Weedy
    #5 Hi Edythe! I certainly do not intend for the article to suggest that the "seminar" was about emotional intelligence. I am suggesting that an emotionally intelligent person would have read the scenario and extricated themselves from it. Thanks for the feedback!
    Edythe Richards
    09/01/2017 #5 Edythe Richards
    Hello all,

    Thank you for posting your thoughts on EI (or EQ, as I call it). I am new here to this platform, so please go easy on me!

    I am a certified Emotional Intelligence practitioner. After a great deal of research into this subject myself, I sought out to become certified in the most statistically reliable model of EQ (and there are more than a few out there): the EQ-i 2.0, which also includes a valid self-report, when administered correctly.

    Based on what you’ve described, this (to me) doesn’t sound like Emotional Intelligence at all (particularly the sharing of “secrets”), which is quite unfortunate. When it is presented correctly, by someone who understand what it does (and does not) measure, it is not only empowering, but actionable. Results are malleable, and b/c coaching is part of this process, one’s EQ “score” not only does, but should change when goals are set and action is taken.

    For more information about what EQ is and isn’t, I have a short article on my blog: http://atopcareer.com/eq-ei-emotional-intelligence-overview/, and I’ll be posting more on this topic once I become familiar with this medium.
    John Vaughan
    09/01/2017 #4 John Vaughan
    Variation on a theme: "Intelligent Ignorance"
    https://jcvtcsblog.wordpress.com/2016/12/02/intelligent-ignorance/
    Devesh 🐝 Bhatt
    09/01/2017 #3 Devesh 🐝 Bhatt
    #2 I think the inner anchor is the ideal.anchor, it just needs the right trigger. It makes our filters working fine, most people link their inner anchor to a memory and courage, I like to link it with patience.
    Why I am.interested in EI is because of 3 things :
    A) someone I least expected who belonged to this field helped me, I got curious and the more I studied it the more shameless greedy people emerged who were the cut from the exact same cloth as phoney preachers.
    B) it has less to do with coaching and more with the habituation of sled contempt for the serious.cases and spoon feeding for many who don't have time to sort themselves out.
    C) Now I want to get work from clients and I find all this coaching etc when they themselves have diminishing revenue very unacceptable, spend 10 % of that on me or 50% of that on yourself , Get on your feet and start earning...Isn't spend when the wallets empty. Makes you more vulnerable.also I was their I could be their again.

    This is an assumption, I believe childhood learning coupled with one good teacher moulds the inner anchor, the teacher could be family/freind/teacher/anyone.cant their be a way of making it consistent
    Adam Weedy
    09/01/2017 #2 Adam Weedy
    #1 I think the "inner anchor" is sufficient for many situations, except for the one I described in this piece. It would have been smarter to run
    Devesh 🐝 Bhatt
    09/01/2017 #1 Devesh 🐝 Bhatt
    First we perceive the world as a harmful environment and seek refuge in coaching, therapy, emotional intelligence etc.
    Then we areade aware of the exploitation and remove ourselves from that environment.
    What is the probability of a person bouncing in and out of places ?
    Also, couldn't a person develop and anchor/ refuge for self irrespective of the environment around and use that anchor to bounce back into a sensible emotional aware being? Stuff I ask myself and share here.
  24. ProducerAmarish J. Khan 🐝
    How to Use Your Whole Brain to Generate Ideas
    How to Use Your Whole Brain to Generate IdeasIt's arguably the most popular theory of all time.The split brain theory states that the left hemisphere of your brain brain is logical, analytical and boring. It associates with vocal intelligence and gets you through life acceptably. Left...
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    Praveen Raj Gullepalli
    03/01/2017 #4 Praveen Raj Gullepalli
    Hi Amarish, thanks for the share. Intuition is also defined as the direct perception of knowledge. You indicate that the article above is written by Vishal Kataria. All of it? Or just the mind mapping bit?
    Harvey Lloyd
    03/01/2017 #3 Harvey Lloyd
    This is an excellent concept and rings very true as you stated with your question, "What Stifles Creativity? " This is a question i try and answer everyday in my profession. When faced with leadership issues you not only have the creative steps of going forward but you have others in the organization that require you to bring them along. The overall answer to the question is fear.

    A broad answer but as @Lisa 🐝 Gallagher stated, "I thought it was a crazy idea...",overcoming our own limitations is the first key to becoming creative. Mind mapping i can only assume must be done within a vacuum of no fear. When you develop links across hemispheres their can't be channeling based on fears already established, they must flow freely.

    Thanks for the post
    Amarish J. Khan 🐝
    03/01/2017 #2 Amarish J. Khan 🐝
    #1 that was a very valuable response. I'm so glad your vertigo is under control. Great example regarding the Children.
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    03/01/2017 #1 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    I like the idea of drawing a visual mind map @Amarish J. Khan 🐝. When I have time I will have to give it a try. It's true that we utilize both sides of our brain. It even works in cases of medical issues. I have a damaged nerve inside my inner ear which is closely connected to the Cerebellum. I was taught to do brain exercises to allow another part of my brain to compensate for the vertigo. I thought it was a crazy idea at first but it worked. It didn't get rid of it but I gained my balance back and most of my vertigo is under control now. They've even removed one side of the brain in children who had chronic, uncontrolled seizures and found the kids were able to function just as highly with one half of their brain & the seizures diminished greatly or disappeared.
  25. Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    Just left a review of this fabulous book by a great bee, @Deb Lange and mentioned the fact that we met on beBee!!!

    Here is the most interesting fact about Deb Lange's book. It is helping me so much, that I want to spend all my available time playing, and walking, and sensing the world around me – I keep popping away from my keyboard when I sit down to write a review.

    I recently had the good fortune to meet Deb on a new social media site – beBee. We live in such a magical time. You can synchronistically bump into an author on the other side of the world, a few months before her book is published, strike up a few conversations, and then when the book is available – it is the exact guide that you need to help you help yourself through a period of immense transition.

    This is truly a MUST EXPERIENCE book as read is too one-dimensional to describe the full impact of learning about embodied wisdom. Deb Lange is a marvelous guide through the rites of passage that will allow us to operate with a full body intelligence.

    I really recommend that anyone looking to understand their sensory-based body wisdom get a copy of this book - the words and illustrations partner to create a sense of feeling what one is reading.

    https://www.amazon.com/dp/0995437203
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    Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    28/03/2017 #9 Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    I could write a book about the experiential impact of "Trust Your Senses" It has been a journey in all senses of the word.

    Most especially in how I have been able to have so many conversations with @Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee View more
    I could write a book about the experiential impact of "Trust Your Senses" It has been a journey in all senses of the word.

    Most especially in how I have been able to have so many conversations with @Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee - there is something very powerful to the concept of "Bringing the Book Alive"

    I am in my element alone with a book, but there is further magic & lots of breakthroughs when we can have a series of conversations after reading the book.

    If you are craving a new way to live, navigating via your body's wisdom - please consider joining us! We meet via webcam weekly and lives are changing as a result of all this knowledge and support.

    http://www.deblangecourses.com/courses/experience?ref=838316 Close
    Cyndi wilkins
    28/03/2017 #8 Cyndi wilkins
    Create your 'new beginning' with Deb Lange as your gentle guide;-)
    Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    28/03/2017 #7 Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #6so awesome @Steve Brady - looking forward to hearing whst you discover? The book is the beginning of a while new world!
    Steve Brady
    28/03/2017 #6 Steve Brady
    About to begin reading my copy. Great review @Deb 🐝 Helfrich. I agree @Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee is a great Bee!
    Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    08/01/2017 #5 Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #1 that is so great @Graham Edwards - I would love to hear what you are noticing newly.
    Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    08/01/2017 #4 Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #3 much gratitude @Deb 🐝 Helfrich - love to know how your journey is unfolding!
    Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    08/01/2017 #3 Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    @Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee - I just scheduled this review of your fabulous book to tweet out 4x a day for the next 3 weeks. Hopefully we can get some attention flowing your way!
    Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    15/12/2016 #2 Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    @Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee - wonderful you are now able to be mentioned!

    Appreciate that @Graham🐝 Edwards!!!
    Graham🐝 Edwards
    15/12/2016 #1 Graham🐝 Edwards
    This is a great book and I thoroughly enjoyed reading it. I finding myself "noticing much more effectively" because of "Trust Your Senses"...
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