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  1. ProducerGraham🐝 Edwards
    The messaging of an idea... continued — PART 1
    The messaging of an idea... continued — PART 1Well it seems Renée Cormier is under the weather and our brilliant idea of a co-written blog series seems to be sputtering at the starting line. As we get our act together (and Renée gets better) I feel obliged to keep this warm and not lose our...


    Phil Friedman
    11/11/2017 #2 Phil Friedman
    Get well soon, @Renée 🐝 Cormier.
  2. ProducerAli 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    The Spontaneous Writer
    The Spontaneous WriterMy experience on beBee certainly changed me. I feel I have matured to understand the reasons why I write. I am kind of more matured now than any time before. When I have an idea that I enjoy I feel the spontaneity in writing it. I am doing this...


    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    10/11/2017 #86 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #82 then please keep my dreams vivid dear @Lisa Vanderburg
    Lisa Vanderburg
    10/11/2017 #85 Lisa Vanderburg
    #65 Beautifully and intelligently said @Yolanda Ávila Márquez...I would expect no less from you. The conflict and confrontation is always within us too; I think that's where writing meets life within our internal battle.
    Lisa Vanderburg
    10/11/2017 #84 Lisa Vanderburg
    #59 Excellent advice from Harmonious Harvey
    Lisa Vanderburg
    10/11/2017 #83 Lisa Vanderburg
    #56 It is sheer joy to be you @Cyndi wilkins...I think it might be catching....
    'That opens the inner door to the infinite'; beautiful promise sweetheart!
    Lisa Vanderburg
    10/11/2017 #82 Lisa Vanderburg
    #54 Now that's brilliant because you often say your ideas come in your sleep! If I were to record my waking thoughts or dreams, it wouldn't be publishable :)
    So happy I made a 'hugely-important point', my friend @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee View more
    #54 Now that's brilliant because you often say your ideas come in your sleep! If I were to record my waking thoughts or dreams, it wouldn't be publishable :)
    So happy I made a 'hugely-important point', my friend @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee...I assure you, it was quite by accident! Close
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    09/11/2017 #81 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #80 thank you warmly my dear @Randall Burns
    Randall Burns
    09/11/2017 #80 Randall Burns
    Agreed! @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee, Great Post!
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    09/11/2017 #79 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #78 thank you @Preston 🐝 Vander Ven. We are on the same wavelength
    Preston 🐝 Vander Ven
    09/11/2017 #78 Preston 🐝 Vander Ven
    #75 Your right. When I was reading your buzz, I viewed myself working at my job, and "Just like that, have that need to write". My manner just usually begins with planted from reading or listening to audios. Then it does spontaneously grow fast like a bamboo tree.
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    09/11/2017 #77 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #76 In simple words your comment @Proma 🐝 Nautiyal brought purity in my heart. Thank you
    Proma 🐝 Nautiyal
    09/11/2017 #76 Proma 🐝 Nautiyal
    I agree with you completely, @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee. Just like in everything else in life, giving without expecting to receive anything, doing without expecting to have anything done for us, and so and so forth. That will bring in the purity in our actions and thoughts thus reflected through our writings.
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    09/11/2017 #75 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #72 Great and I enjoy the different styles with which we write @Preston 🐝 Vander Ven. However; is not this a type of spontaneous writing "When I realize that my comment is going to be to long, I usually add a tab. I "cut and paste" what I was going to say and create a post"?
    I do appreciate your contribution to the discussions.
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    09/11/2017 #74 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #71 I also answered your question on LI and I enjoyed your explanation and redirecting the question at me @James Olcott
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    09/11/2017 #73 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #70 What a lovely way to put your 'mechanism of writing". Go natural even in writing is a great way. I hope you find more rabbits along the way @James Olcott
    Preston 🐝 Vander Ven
    09/11/2017 #72 Preston 🐝 Vander Ven
    I don't find myself feeling like "The Spontaneous Writer". I just love to read a lot of book and share my input. When I realize that my comment is going to be to long, I usually add a tab. I "cut and paste" what I was going to say and create a post.
    I will try to give credit to whomever gave me the spark of the idea, yet it usually wasn't spontaneous. I just love to promote other writers and sometimes it gives me ideas to write about.
    James Olcott
    09/11/2017 #71 James Olcott
    #39 And he asked me a great question! (As I expected).
    James Olcott
    09/11/2017 #70 James Olcott
    #40 Here's what I have noticed about the mechanics of writing. I start with a general idea or topic in mind.

    However, I soon find myself in a Rimbaud type of process where as I take slugs of memories, I taste both familiar and unfamiliar flavors. You may call the unfamiliar ones aspects of spontaneity.

    I prefer more floral expressions. It's like I am marching through a field, and unexpectedly, rabbits pop up and dart off in different directions.

    I find it a serendipitous process to follow the rabbits. I still get to my destination but I am enriched by the diversions.
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    08/11/2017 #69 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #67 sorry Deb as I meant reading in my previous comment
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    08/11/2017 #68 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #67 so happy not only for your encouraging comment dear @Deb 🐝 Helfrich, but also for eading a comment by you after a while. I also like your new photo.
    Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    08/11/2017 #67 Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    Truly magnificent, @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee - 'nuff said.
  3. ProducerFarshad Asl

    Farshad Asl

    Preserving the Human Touch
    Preserving the Human TouchYears ago my mentor offered some pearls of wisdom to me, which I still adhere to today. He said, "You must touch their heart before asking for their hand." This passage both resonates with me personally and influences my daily interactions. To...


    Farshad Asl
    30/10/2017 #6 Farshad Asl
    Thank you much for the feedback! #5
    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    29/10/2017 #5 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    Fine lessons in effective communication and well related to the age we find ourselves where communication tools are a utility.
    Harvey Lloyd
    29/10/2017 #4 Harvey Lloyd
    I would submit that the small/simple things are only labeled this when comparing material things. When we sum ourselves as human we see that the small things, TOUCH, are all of sudden very big.

    What a great thought for the day. Thanks for your taking the time to remind of us our very humble existance in the face of overwhelming pace of life.

    The picture was very challenging, but appropriate for your thoughts.
    Harvey Lloyd
    29/10/2017 #3 Harvey Lloyd
    A wisdom break or reality check within our very technical times.
    Lada 🏡 Prkic
    29/10/2017 #2 Lada 🏡 Prkic
    What important topic, Farshad. And illustrated by a somewhat disturbing image. "Today's methods of communication were never meant to replace or even substitute adding value, building relationships, and properly communicating with one other." I couldn't agree more. Thanks for these important life reminders.
    Ian Weinberg
    29/10/2017 #1 Ian Weinberg
    An inspiring and extremely important message. Thanks for reminding us and re-connecting us to our humanness @Farshad Asl
  4. ProducerJim Murray

    Jim Murray

    Want To Be A Good Writer? Try Being A Good Reader.
    Want To Be A Good Writer? Try Being A Good Reader.I started writing when I was in grade 13 and living in Ottawa. I’m not exactly sure why I started. Some things in your life just don’t really have any root causes.My writing was extremely derivative back then, as is the writing of most writers when...


    Phil Friedman
    01/11/2017 #6 Phil Friedman
    Before writing comes reading. And during reading comes thinking. Therefore, before writing comes thinking, as well. But you know that, too. Good reminder ... for everyone. Cheers!
    Pascal Derrien
    31/10/2017 #5 Pascal Derrien
    #4 that book had a profound impact on me I read the French version when I was about 17 .... reading has been good to me, I am now reading 99% of my books in English but it took me a good 15 years before I even dared committing any posts let alone putting them out there.....
    Don 🐝 Kerr
    31/10/2017 #4 Don 🐝 Kerr
    Am right now reading John Irving's 'World according to Garp' for the fourth time. Recommend it highly to anyone who fancies themselves a writer or anyone who wants to learn what it means to be a writer. Another of the MurClassics @Jim Murray
    Lupita 🐝 Reyes
    30/10/2017 #3 Lupita 🐝 Reyes
    Great post @Jim Murray!
    Worth sharing :D
    Jerry Fletcher
    29/10/2017 #2 Jerry Fletcher
    Jim, Reading is vital to intelligence but the number of people that don't read much is amazing. I was at lunch with two formidable consultants. Reading came up and I allowed I had a stack of ten books on marketing that I was working through and a couple of mysteries as well for light reading. The others admitted to reading maybe one book a month. I asked them if they were kidding. They weren't. Lately I've explored this question with others of my acquaintance. The average appears to be one book a month in their area of expertise, one business best seller and one genre novel. That is better than I expected.
    Kevin Baker
    29/10/2017 #1 Kevin Baker
    Excellent advise
  5. ProducerJim Murray

    Jim Murray

    How To Become A World Class Blogger Like Me
    How To Become A World Class Blogger Like MeNOTE: The title is obviously meant to be filed under self-aggrandizing humour. There are a lot of people out there who complain about the lack of quality in most of the blogging that gets done on social media.This might be considered just a lot of...


    Jim Murray
    23/10/2017 #24 Jim Murray
    #22 That's really cool @Kevin Pashuk. Something in motion is a lot better than something that's not.
    Chuck Bartok
    23/10/2017 #23 Chuck Bartok
    Love this Bullet Point:
    "Write About What You Know"
    Amazing how much easier it is to come up with quality content.
    Kevin Pashuk
    23/10/2017 #22 Kevin Pashuk
    #21 I'd tell you, but I'd have to passive aggressively eliminate you... (the way we do it in Canada)

    Actually, it's a deja vu gig. I'm returning to Sheridan College where I was before. There are 1000 posts to write on why post secondary education needs to change from graduating a bunch of kids with a degree, debt, and no chance for a job. Sheridan is in transition to a polytechnic university, which will provide industry driven programming with the research and theoretical components of traditional universities. It will be a great and exciting ride for the next few years.
    Jim Murray
    23/10/2017 #21 Jim Murray
    #14 Thanks @Kevin Pashuk. BTW We're all curious about your new gig. Since you have not been forthcoming about it, we will all assume it have to do with some sort of covert espionage activity.
    Jim Murray
    23/10/2017 #20 Jim Murray
    #16 Yeah I get that Catch 22. But the simple fact is that if you are going to write about something you don't know, if you're a writer, you go out and learn about it, so that when it comes time to write about it, you actually do know about it. In advertising we did this pretty much every day. Also remember, the main thrust of my writing posts are aimed at people who are just thinking about getting into blogging or looking for ways to get better at it. The same rules don't always apply to experienced writers. Thanks for the comment @Nicole Chardenet
    Randall Burns
    23/10/2017 #19 Randall Burns
    #16 Interesting comment @Nicole Chardenet I have to admit that I really don't know about the unknown...
    John White, MBA
    23/10/2017 #18 John White, MBA
    @Jim Murray, this astute advice for bloggers at all levels of the blogosphere. Thanks for sharing your wisdom. cc: @Dave Worthen @Milos Djukic @Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    Nicole Chardenet
    23/10/2017 #17 Nicole Chardenet
    You might become a world class blogger like Jim Murry, but you'll never be as cool as him. Or get the chicks in truckloads. Still, he might read your blog someday and share it with others. Which is almost as good. :)
    Nicole Chardenet
    23/10/2017 #16 Nicole Chardenet
    I agree that length doesn't matter, but none of the men will believe you ;)

    Will disagree a bit on "write what you know". While that's always a very good home base, learn about what you *don't* know. It was great education for me to be writing a company blog for a year on machine translation and languages while working for an MT company. I didn't know merde about either but I did learn how to better research and come up with good ideas. It didn't take the Internet by storm but I increased the traffic while I was there. The best way to stretch your wings is write about what you *don't* know...after you know it. Problem is, some people don't know what they don't know...or the known unknowns are less than the unknown unknowns, and the only thing you can be really sure about is that you're Donald Rumsfeld. :)
    Laurent Boscherini
    22/10/2017 #15 Anonymous
    An Impressive educational approach! - "The only things that matter about blogs are that they are interesting, informative and that they reflect the personality of the blogger." Temperance leads humility and build consistency. Excellent @Jim Murray
    Kevin Pashuk
    22/10/2017 #14 Kevin Pashuk
    My life is now complete after reading your most excellent post Sir Jim... I do wish you would have provided 5 easy steps to become a satirical maestro such as yourself or @Phil Friedman. I will point my computer in the direction of St. Catharines and trust your magic will move my fingers (or do I have to send the $59.95 first?).

    (Seriously, great points. but I didn't want to add just a "nice post" comment.)
    Jim Murray
    22/10/2017 #13 Jim Murray
    #5 I feel the same way @Randall Burns. But one does pick up some experience that one likes to share.
    Debesh Choudhury
    22/10/2017 #12 Debesh Choudhury
    Simple, straight and free flowing @Jim Murray .. I can call it "Bullet Proof" blogging
    Peter Altschuler
    22/10/2017 #11 Peter Altschuler
    I'd add one criterion, @Jim Murray; one that's strictly in the business context of what's now called "content": write to add value, not to fill space.
    Phil Friedman
    22/10/2017 #10 Phil Friedman
    JungleJim > "Digital marketers make rules to create the processes they sell.“

    How often do you see a “digital marketer” who is actually marketing anything other than his or her own marketing services? Rarely, if ever. More like never. People who call them selves “digitalmarketers” and propose to tell others how to market online (for a fee) do not IMHO know bupkass about marketing real products and services. Just sayin’. Good piece, Jimbo.
    Jim Taggart
    22/10/2017 #9 Jim Taggart
    #8 Much appreciated.
    Mohammed A. Jawad
    22/10/2017 #8 Mohammed A. Jawad
    Aha....@Jim Murray you excel in writing and you know your audience well. Keep on writing and keep beBee alive with your buzzes. :)
    Jerry Fletcher
    22/10/2017 #7 Jerry Fletcher
    Jim, Once again the simple facts speak volumes. Wish I could blog daily but making a living gets in the way. Keep on bangin' on those keys, my friend.
    Milos Djukic
    22/10/2017 #6 Anonymous
    Great post @Jim Murray.Thanks.
    Randall Burns
    22/10/2017 #5 Randall Burns
    Great post @Jim Murray, good points regarding guidelines as to how to approach blogging. I have to say that I feel a real advantage at being an amateur in that no one has any real expectations or high hopes as to what I might produce, I mostly write for myself and while i do appreciate positive feedback it really doesn't matter if someone doesn't like or agree with what I have to say. No pressure, LMAO!
  6. ProducerSteve Jones

    Steve Jones

    STOP - When did you last take time to think?
    STOP - When did you last take time to think?We are all busy, busy, busy - doing all the things that need to get done. Running any business is never easy.  You have customers to service, staff to develop, bills to pay and a whole mountain of paperwork to complete to comply with legislation. Oh...


    Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    12/10/2017 #3 Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador
    We can also apply this to our personal lives. Nice post.
    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    09/10/2017 #2 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    The opening paragraph of your post describe well the pitfalls of modern business which include the rising arm of compliance and the complexity of taxation, and all of this within the primary limitations that a new business, and particularly a small business is battling odds of mortality simply to survive as a new business.

    Now add thinking to that and it is already a pretty challenging obstacle course, and ultimately no matter how bright our thinking is, it is contingent that the ecosystem we operate in has an equal investment in thinking - which is not necessarily the case, but I guess optimism is a factor that must accompany thinking where startup challenges are greater.

    t is one thing to out-think the competition, it is another thing entirely to out-think the system limitations that set the baseline for operating the business.
    Mohammed A. Jawad
    09/10/2017 #1 Mohammed A. Jawad
    Let's pause to progress ahead!
  7. ProducerAli 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    Visual Flow of Ideas
    Visual Flow of IdeasMy latest three buzzes received more than three hundred comments on beBee alone. These comments are mostly in response to previous comment(s). The flow of comments may have been interrupted occasionally; alas they produced great ideas. This buzz...


    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    25/09/2017 #129 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    #127 No. There are explanations worth giving but while some of us are adaptive to thinking, the human race in general in creating conceptions such as nationality and religion are drawn to concreting what should adaptive. While the adaptive mind can adapt, the history of concrete and linear thinking has shown how symbols have been literally translated. Instead of the river of life being a metaphor, Indians treat the Ganges as a literal translation.

    This is why I consider HR to be the bastion of a religion rather than a business enterprise. For sure there are great entrepreneurs who give life and meaning to HR, but just as religion has become obsessed with the symbol, so does the rank and file of HR. The last time I upset command and control HR it was a Myers-Briggs exercise that HR group was having with employees. That showed me how a DISC profile can quickly turn into a DICK profile. Why would people interpret these things any different in the future, when there are so many still messing up the past.

    I celebrate this buzz because you are adaptive and the comments have my regard because you tend to attract adaptive minds, but no matter how well we explain these things, these things flow back to that very space which we find so much comedy, from Dilbert to Office Space, from House of Lies to Swimming with Sharks. An explanation of a DICK profile does nothing to enlighten the world but the existence of literal minded HR folk mean that we are left only with that image of comedy and tragedy as the paradox we have failed to overcome - and so instead of explanation, one must smile knowing that this is still actual life. This cow path has been walked on so long that we notice only the road less traveled and in that is the humour.
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    24/09/2017 #127 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #126 dICK Profile- this sounds very interezting@CityVP 🐝 Manjit. Could you explain more, please?
    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    18/09/2017 #126 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    When I began reading this it was because Chris had linked this to my Yellow Hive. The opening paragraphs seemed to be about complexity and the butterfly effect which would place this buzz in my Violet Hive, yet the actual meat and bones of this buzz is about communication and thus I moved this buzz into my Gray Hive.

    Filter failure starts with our first primary response. Since I am going backwards in time reading old buzzes, this changes the context of recent buzzes but regardless of the context, my goal here is creating my own learning pathways and so I am constantly on the look out for new tangents and new avenues of inquiry. In a latter buzz I found one of those avenues which led me to the post on Curiousity, which I also immediately tagged today to my White Hive.

    The umbrella theme of applying filters is a technicality that beBee can work out and in this context, the feedback here is going to @Javier 🐝 beBee but as I have arrived here, the context personally for me is my relationship with content and what the possibility of that content has for my learning. I can't design a filter for 7 billion people, but I can discern a filter for one person, which is my own self. Discernment is the most natural filter we have, because it is us as human being and not as a model.

    If I created DREAMER - INFLUENCER - CRITIC - KOOLKAT such a DICK profile will be just as useful as a DISC profile for determining filters but such a classification remains unnecessarily complex. Our ability to hide content is technically available, but discernment is our own choice. In the world of comments people mostly forget what they have written, the content maker should have tools to curate their content, but discernment is a personal choice and not a group model.
    Harvey Lloyd
    13/09/2017 #125 Harvey Lloyd
    #123 Be careful now, you are setting an expectation i may not be able to uphold in all settings. I appreciate your comments and also the learning journey. Thanks @Chris 🐝 Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA for your kind words.

    Every once and while i find myself in sync with the world around me. Most often i am chasing the train. In DiSC langauge i get my D out ahead of reality.
    Chris 🐝 Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    13/09/2017 #124 Chris 🐝 Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    #123 not to mention an intellectual behemoth if I may use the term.To stay with @Harvey Lloyd requires a real expansion of the mind ..excellent mental workout
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    13/09/2017 #123 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #120 I say out of experience that @Harvey Lloyd is not only talking as much as he is sharing. I ammost grateful to you @Chris 🐝 Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA for acknowledging the heart of Harvey. He gives his knowledge not expecting any thing in return. He is truly a great human.
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    13/09/2017 #122 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #119 this is what I call sweet differences dear @Chris 🐝 Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA. physical memomory may weaken, but not the desire to learn and share. You are so considerate my friend.
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    13/09/2017 #121 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #118 believe me Chris this is my attitude. If I think of the hours I invested with @Harvey Lloyd over the last 3 days to learn so as to communicate my acquired knowledge to the readers you shall be surprised. To be living is to be growing AND giving.
    Chris 🐝 Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    13/09/2017 #120 Chris 🐝 Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    #112 @Harvey Lloyd.You expand and enrich our experience here on bebee..thank you sir.
    Chris 🐝 Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    13/09/2017 #119 Chris 🐝 Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    #100 I have to respectfully disagree in your case dear Ali..your passion and your openness to new and expanded thinking is a clear indicator of your youthful and energetic spirit.As Bob Dylan once wisely sang when reflecting on his artistic and cultural evolution " I was so much older than I'm younger than that now"
    Chris 🐝 Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    13/09/2017 #118 Chris 🐝 Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    #94 Fully concur @Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee.Age is a state of mind really. We need to be life long students.a "50 something going on 17 " mindset !
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    13/09/2017 #117 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    Glad to inform the readers of this buzz that the DiSC communications profile idea has shaped up now. The same graphmay be used for building negotiation teams and reverse thinking. I have huge exchange of emails with @Harvey Lloyd View more
    Glad to inform the readers of this buzz that the DiSC communications profile idea has shaped up now. The same graphmay be used for building negotiation teams and reverse thinking. I have huge exchange of emails with @Harvey Lloyd over the last few days-enough to write an ebook. The discussions have been truly worthy. Will sharevery soon our findings. Close
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    13/09/2017 #116 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #115 The idea floated in my mind while responding here today to a comment by @Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee. I shall soon try to draw mine and then shall share it with you.
    Harvey Lloyd
    13/09/2017 #115 Harvey Lloyd
    #114 I am really not familiar with a experience map. So if you could shoot some links over that explains the process it would be interesting.
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    13/09/2017 #114 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #112 Thank you @Harvey Lloyd. I like very much your elaboration "Our methods truly zero in on the response, not the stimulus itself". I should consider this point in the forthcoming buzz. I was responding to the comment of @Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee and I am sue she too will give your comment the attention it deserves.
    As you are aware, I am still probing how best to formulate the next buzz and your comments here are stretching my mind into more options. I thank you also for your kind words about me. However; without your active participation the discussions would not have reached the level we are all enjoying here.
    The fact that so many new ideas are surfacing out is so pleasing to the heart. I would love your feedback on drawing the experience map. I sure your experience will produce a great map. The discussions here have highlighted the importance of visualizing our thinking and differences. To this end you have a great credit.
    Lisa Vanderburg
    13/09/2017 #113 Lisa Vanderburg
    #112 An excellent summation @Harvey Lloyd, and I must take this opportunity to applaud what you do!
    Harvey Lloyd
    13/09/2017 #112 Harvey Lloyd
    #109 I guess i am a little sensitive in this issue. We work with students all day that are unbending in their point of view. Our goal is to help them step back take another look and see if they can find different ways to express themselves. The students are emotionally disturbed. They act out their emotions in ways society can not handle.

    Criticism here at the school is defined so broadly that it is difficult express to students what criticism may look like. It gets a bit hairier when you try to help students understand the different nuances of negative and positive.

    Our methods truly zero in on the response, not the stimulus itself. The students are taught that they have the power to choose how the interpret a event, situation and how their choices should be guided by the outcome they want. In debriefing with students concerning the outcomes we typically inquire did they get what they wanted from the behaviour.

    So many of my comments are standing on this fundamental understanding of the human dynamic. Self Awareness first, then discernment through analysis of events and potential outcomes based on your response.

    This has been one of the best threads on beBee since my start. We truly are tackling some of the grand issues of our time. They sting as the various opinions surface, but amazingly, the dialogue continues. Thank you @Ali Anani for your continued efforts to help us better understand our paradigm.
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    13/09/2017 #111 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #110 With your courageous heart what then I would say my dear @Lisa Vanderburg? I read your comment on that buzz and I appreciate your standing. Truly, you are amazing.
    Lisa Vanderburg
    13/09/2017 #110 Lisa Vanderburg
    #108 There are some places even I fear to tread, dear @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee :)
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    13/09/2017 #109 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #105 Thank you @Deb🐝 Lange, Brand Ambassador @beBee. As much as I learnt from the exchange of comments on a negative experience that produced positive outcomes. I applied my thinking- that is pairing the negative with positive. So,if someone criticises me, mouths me or whatever he does I find now that coupling/pairing these actions with positive ones is far more rewarding than meeting negativity with negativity. I am so indebted to you for understanding me to this level dear Deb. I want also to draw the attention of @Lisa Vanderburg, @Deb 🐝 Helfrich and @Harvey Lloyd to this exchange of comments between you and I.
  8. ProducerIan Weinberg

    Ian Weinberg

    A place under the sun
    A place under the sunEvolution is not promoted by the warm fuzzies of dripping oxytocin. Evolution is spurred by crisis, challenge and perturbation. Single-minded aggression has been the hallmark of many individuals in history who, while poorly tolerated by the...


    Cyndi wilkins
    14/09/2017 #34 Cyndi wilkins
    #32 #33 I think we can all agree with what has been stated here...Gratitude for all the colors of world around us...the movers, the shakers, the innovators...We are all doing our part in our chosen spheres of excellence...My sphere happens to require of me to dwell in the 'warm fuzzies' to be a calming presence for my clients...I would imagine the ER to be the polar opposite...
    Thank you for thoughts and kind words Mr Freedman...and I hope those hard-bitten intellectuals landed softly;-)
    Phil Friedman
    13/09/2017 #33 Phil Friedman
    #31 Cyndi, it sounds to me, an admitted layman in these matters, that your work takes a lot out of you. Which makes it ever the more commendable that you continue to practice and to bring comfort to those in need.

    I've had close contact over the years with several friends and relatives who were terminally ill, including three who were slowly disappearing down the rabbit hole of Alzheimer's; my father-in-law who, at an age nearly two decades younger than I am now, was battling a returned and metastasized melanoma; my mother who for more than ten years fought lung cancer while the drugs involved in retarding the march of her disease also slowly ate away at the rest of her body; and most recently a niece of mine who was, after a valiant 3-year effort to survive succumbed at the age of 19 to a form of lymphoma that, by the statistics, should have been eminently "curable" -- but which, after two remissions, wasn't. So if nothing else, I do understand some of what you are talking about.

    But if I understand Ian correctly, he is talking about, if we can put it this way, the sphere of cure and prophylaxis versus what you describe, which is to my mind the sphere of palliative care. A good layman's description is found, I think, at --


    continued... Pt. II below
    Phil Friedman
    13/09/2017 #32 Phil Friedman
    #31 -- @Cyndi Wilkins - Pt II --

    It's not surprising that a patient facing a terminal illness might not be concerned with "innovation" or the evolution of ideas. But I personally am thankful that some people are -- if not for my sake, for that of my children and (yet to be) grandchildren and those of others. For I truly hope that the "innovators" and the hard-drivers do indeed find in the near future cures and preventatives for many of the diseases and fatal physical conditions that now afflict us. And I see no conflict between these two spheres of activity -- unless persons who fall within of or the other of these groups endeavors to assert that theirs is the *only* existentially valid realm of activity.

    Oh, by the way, I've also known several hard-bitten intellectuals who, as they approached their twilight hours, took joy in exercising their rational minds and who would have throttled anyone who might have cut them some slack in a discussion or exchange because they were advancing toward the end of their lives. So while I have no doubt that, under certain circumstances, some facing terminal illness might not (in your terms) give a "rats ass" about innovation or Reality, I am just as certain there are some who do.

    And I, for one, don't see any need to judge one against the other. Nor, if I understand him, does Ian. Cheers and I wish you peace.
    Cyndi wilkins
    13/09/2017 #31 Cyndi wilkins
    I just finished a session with an extremely ill kidney patient...She comes in to see me every week, and I am humbled in her presence...She is 36 years old but looks to be an elderly 86...she has lost both feet and half of her left hand to sepsis...but it spared her life...or did it? She speaks of falling in love, getting married, (we've started her a wedding fund;-)...having babies and what their names will be...sure it's a fantasy, but it keeps her spirits up...She knows she'll never experience those things...not in THIS life...but the thought of it keeps her engaged in this life, for now...until she is finally set free of her constant physical and emotional pain...All she asks of me is to take her out of her body for a little while to escape her torment...Some of us have very 'real' reasons to want to escape the 'real' world of physicality...Knowing, or more accurately shall I say believing, that there is something MORE than THIS is what drives these folks to survive. We all have our burdens to bear...and when that 'end game' comes, you won't give a rat's ass about innovation. That's what's 'REAL'.
    siraj shaik
    13/09/2017 #30 siraj shaik
    #27 rule of algorithm: when it's due to bugs (error in syntax) within system, it's not specific user(s) or member(s) will face problems, but all. And also designed and defined algorithms carry capacity to control the system response. But one thing, if everything went smooth beBee would not have been embraced by so many, but the problems of LinkedIn at some point added the growth with potential engagement exchanges.
    Phil Friedman
    13/09/2017 #29 Phil Friedman
    #26 #24 Part of my concern, Ian and Siraj, is that I notice so many who are active on social media admit to suffering problems of isolation and inability to operate in the outside world. This is not in any way to denigrate those with clinical depression, generalized anxiety, agoraphobia or other isolating mental issues (for God knows we all suffer some measure of such problems). But the hard fact is, these are the people who are most interested in creating and maintaining a closed online system, with its own ethos and social rules and culture. They are the people who show the greatest tendency to want to cluster in inbreeding. self-reinforcing, groups and who are the most hostile toward even the mildest of questioning that may challenge their internally-created Weltanschauung. When, in fact, the great promise of the Internet is its ability to put us in touch with all manner of ideas, opinions of , and intellectual engagement with others around the world. And we should welcome the opportunity to "let all the new light shine in". IMO. Cheers!
    Phil Friedman
    13/09/2017 #27 Phil Friedman
    #24 Thank you, Siraj, for the kind words. I agree with you about problems on LinkedIn, but I do need to point out that sometimes the problems are just bugs in the system, not intentional misdirection or manipulation. Cheers!
    Ian Weinberg
    13/09/2017 #26 Ian Weinberg
    #25 Thanks Phil. That's a pivotal consideration. Unless of course, for whatever reason, an individual has the need to lose themself in a virtual reality!
    Phil Friedman
    13/09/2017 #25 Phil Friedman
    #23 excellent points, @Ian Weinberg. One of the most disturbing aspects of social media is, IMO, the fact that so many forget that, although ontologicall it is part of the real world, the internal operating environment it presents as a system, is a fantasy, created and manipulated by its owners, managers, and users -- right down to the personas adopted by those who operate within its sphere. It's very much like WestWorld. And the danger is that, without critical dissent to interrupt the self-affirming, inbred thinking that is constantly being fomented (in part by some who never anymore enter the "real" world), it will become eventually completely split off from Reality. Cheers!
    siraj shaik
    13/09/2017 #24 siraj shaik
    #15 some experience of Lionization been experienced on LinkedIn upon joining a group on invite by some one, shared an article posted by a person. Later the person published an article on Forbes. After few days of active engagement in group, got notification but I cannot view (alert /pop-up window showed message). First I cross checked total members and physically visible members, a difference of about 10%. Initially it number of members count of group were a few hundred. I started collecting every instance from there on. Maybe LinkedIn notifications algorithms are not designed as per member status (basic, premium or other). During those times got frequent notifications about activity in group, most of which couldn't be accessed or not visible for me. As the group count neared 1k cross counted found around 20% difference. Just asked someone, got info about the non-visible members. And quit the group. No hassles. Remember sometime mentioning how to know oneself from LinkedIn notifications whether being blocked, swamped or marked as spam. (as young adult read hardy boys and chase, so a few pages of terms & conditions plus knowing thro' by going a few more pages what's being offered was not a big deal). And the so called Lioness is every-where in this world and for some or many is a part of inhumane nature. Cheer-up my friend. You are one among those whom I don't hesitate to say "this person is an inspiration".
    Ian Weinberg
    13/09/2017 #23 Ian Weinberg
    @Deb 🐝 Helfrich @Cyndi wilkins @Chris 🐝 Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA Once again let me re-endorse what I've said previously: Collaboration is a comfortable, respectful and sensitive space which is useful to generate and develop ideas. But alone it will not get the job done in regard to innovation, development and implementation. Drive, specific goal-directed debate and determination are vital ingredients for success. The free flow of exchange in collaboration alone as a result of its fluidity is subject to extraneous noise (bias, prejudice, political correctness) which detracts from managed integration and arriving at a focused destination. And so I would say that collaboration as an end in itself is not evolutionary, but rather is counter-evolutionary. It might have a New Age fresh feel and appeal but it won't work on its own. The following article may put it into a more logical context (HBR) https://hbr.org/2011/12/eight-dangers-of-collaboration But don't let that deter collaboration and banter on beBee and in other spaces. Respectful, meaningful and constructive engagement is fun and evolutionary and we're here for curiosity, contribution and gratification. But let's maintain an awareness of the multi-layered, multi-faceted reality in which we live.
    Cyndi wilkins
    13/09/2017 #22 Cyndi wilkins
    I humbly suggest what @Deb 🐝 Helfrich is describing here is an expanded understanding of evolution...one that involves a deeper truth beyond what we have been taught in our schools. Our current understanding involves exploration of the world as physical...Our ability to process knowledge comes from what we "see" and not necessarily what we "feel"...The rigorous training of a brain surgeon is a testament to that.
    The truth is, we live in such a world at this time as "seeing" power as external...and it comes from a focus of aggression...which, (in the big picture) has resulted in a culture of violence and destruction...with ALL social and economic institutions suffering due to the energies of power and greed. It is a world that has become devoid of emotion...one that has caused the more sensitive among us to separate from it in order to survive...It is not a world a world I would choose to inhabit as it will eventually lead to it's own demise...Perhaps we could all work together to change that...
    Chris 🐝 Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    13/09/2017 #21 Chris 🐝 Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA
    #13 @Deb 🐝 Helfrich you sum it up beautifully "We are transitioning into a world of collaborative cooperation where the old ways of authority and demeaning people as lessons will die out and what will ultimately prevail as the way to ensure optimal human performance will be the standardization of respect, kindness, and safety within communities. " This is the new paradigm/ conciousness that we should be moving towards as we seek a "golden age" as was recently alluded to by @CityVP 🐝 Manjit

    An example - in my day (not so long ago!) we were subjected to corporal punishment at school - which was sometimes well deserved indeed. Don't get me wrong, it didn't do me any harm personally; indeed maybe it had some benefits - but does that make it right ? Methinks not; some kids were mentally affected I have no doubt! Try that today in the schools and the teacher's in court and worse.

    It's the blatant no reagrd pursuit of individual goals and gratification at the expense of the communal -type aspirations which Deb outlines which has played a role in the downfall of society as we know it today; more so in some societies than others. Forward to a new era of communal collaboration.
    Lisa Vanderburg
    13/09/2017 #19 Lisa Vanderburg
    My 'qualifications' would exclude my voice if there are 'intellectual or advanced academic' requirements to post a comment. That is the right of the buzz-ee, but I would INSIST that they they should say 'no dumbos allowed' or specify academia limits on their buzz FIRST.
    The truth is a couple of males either patting each others back or using whatever weapons that have at hand to inflict harm . Anyone who says that words don't matter don't need to comment!
    This 'rotting' could the end of Bebee. ... when we see the destruction it leaves, we'll know.
    Ian Weinberg
    13/09/2017 #18 Ian Weinberg
    #16 Thanks @Praveen Raj Gullepalli for the wise and inspiring input.
    Ian Weinberg
    13/09/2017 #17 Ian Weinberg
    #15 Indeed - with a degree of deference.
    Praveen Raj Gullepalli
    13/09/2017 #16 Praveen Raj Gullepalli
    Dear Doc, that was a disarmingly candid and genuinely felt awesome buzz.

    Some worlds just cannot meet and we know that well. But on a common platform we could at best keep our respective corners if we cannot spar with respect.
    Sparring strengthens. Fighting weakens and divides.

    Personally, from my relatively short experience here and otherwise, I feel that Ali and Phil represent two sides of the same coin. One is a Master of Metaphor and Child of Wonder and the other is the Emperor of Empiricism and a Scythe of Reason. Beautiful souls both really! Of course we all have our litttle failings, but hey we are not professing perfectionism here, even if some seem to sound that way!

    Honestly, we should all be focusing on sharing our personal experiences, knowledge, support, encouragement, feedback (includes criticism) more and dwell less on hero-worship, self-obsession, creating lobbies (we already have hives), playing favourites, complaining, and such.

    If I had to nominate some awesome folks to my Board of Directors (have yet to establish my own company ;) Phil and Ali would definitely be right up there along with a lot of other awesome minds that one can find out here!

    It is never easy to let one's guard down...become vulnerable...accept mistakes...acknowledge defeat or even not to mistake a hunch for a fact sometimes...but I do see a lot of us doing it and it is always inspiring.
    Phil Friedman
    13/09/2017 #15 Phil Friedman
    #14 To my mind, @Ian Weinberg, the first red flag is the lionization of "like-mindednesss" -- for those with like-minds form a closed system that cannot evolve. In contrast, I believe it possible to find a commonality of interests, without being "like-minded". And we can propagate, discuss, critique, and strive to evolve new ideas from old. But in a way that "does not mistake obscurity for depth, or shallowness for clarity..." (The Wisdom of Chung King, circa 650 AD)

    However, to work to banish obscurity and shallowness requires that those who engage in intellectual exchange be willing to explain and (yes, if need be) defend their ideas and opinions -- and not cry "foul" every time someone interested asks them for a further elucidation or clarification of what they are propounding, or even if someone actually challenges what they are saying with reasoned argument and/or citation of fact.

    I note your reference to being a veteran of an advanced academic environment. How many do you think remember, or even knew in the first place, that a doctorate (PhD) is generally awarded only after the doctoral thesis has been "published" and defended? Not many, it seems, on social media or they would understand that sporting a PhD in your title signals a willingness to and experience in "taking on all comers." Or at least should. Now me, I have only ABD status, and as a result, would you not agree, should be treated with some degree of gentleness?

    Ian Weinberg
    13/09/2017 #14 Ian Weinberg
    #13 Conversely we are experiencing a wave of 'political correctness' wherein authenticity becomes submerged in a sea of dripping syrupy emotion, serving the needs and agenda's of the disgruntled and the wronged. IMHO this will only serve to retard intrinsic evolutionary momentum. I agree that there is no place to demean people for the sake of demeaning and deriving gratification therefrom. And as I have countlessly stated, sensitivity and respect go a long way in support of collaboration and evolution. That said however, the spark of innovation and the initiative of authentic leadership for change requires a focused drive. And it is unfortunate that often, this focus has elements of aggression which do tread over the toes of sensitivity and are perceived to be purely self-interest driven. So while it is gratifying and constructive to share ideas and collaborate in a warm fuzzy space, it takes driven focus to integrate, separate the wheat from the chaff and implement. Thanks again for your wise and valid contribution @Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    13/09/2017 #13 Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    Evolution has no personality.

    Things mutate, and if useful, stick around.

    Survival of the fittest is a human story as nonfactual and harmful as those of a vengeful god.

    It is the environment that the organism lives in (or comments with) that determines what mutations stick around to replicate.

    As humans, we have built ways for community consensus to allow us to move away from institutions like slavery and apartheid that subjugate many for the spoils of a few.

    Commenting with intent to harm someone else's professional reputation is just such a heinous institution. Sure this was how the internet started out. Geeks who did not have a lot of community focus got the ball rolling and we've been suffering through hurtful speech for a long time.

    The issue is that is it clear respectful conduct is required of all on Ali's buzzes. Day after day he provides the English typing world on this platform with a central water cooler. Defending this social hub from someone seeking self-serving attention is something that I feel called to do, just as surely as the other party feels a duty to impose his standards of argumentative rigor.

    The concept that humans perform best via trial by fire is being shown incorrect via the Polyvagal Theory research being done by Stephen Porges, PhD

    Here is a very relevant study to this discussion about borderline personality disorder and emotional regulation > http://stephenporges.com/index.php/scientific-articles/scientific-articles/publicationss/4-borderline-personality-disorder-and-emotion-regulation-insights-from-the-polyvagal-theory-

    We are transitioning into a world of collaborative cooperation where the old ways of authority and demeaning people as lessons will die out and what will ultimately prevail as the way to ensure optimal human performance will be the standardization of respect, kindness, and safety within communities.
  9. Lance  🐝 Scoular
    Sara Jocobovici
    The Creative Integrator
    explains, in this captivating video:

    It's all about IDENTITY.
    It's all about COMMUNICATION.

    At the core of every aspect of our personal and professional lives are issues of identity.

    Who am I?

    We spend our time and money on learning how to best communicate that identity.

    And it all comes down to who you are and how you communicate that identity to others.

    Sara discusses:
    Three branches of our being:

    1) We are SENSORY BEINGS


    3) We are CREATIVE BEINGS.

    Our innate language with which we communicate who we are is the non-verbal and verbal language of metaphor.


    Take a 13 minute break with Sara, with a ☕ and watch this fascinating video...
    Sara Jacobovici Creative Arts Therapies Services
    Sara Jacobovici Creative Arts Therapies Services It’s all about identity. And it’s all about communication. At the core of every aspect of our personal and professional lives are issues of identity; who am...


    Sara Jacobovici
    09/09/2017 #45 Sara Jacobovici
    #42 Your ongoing encouragement is much appreciated @Mamen 🐝 Delgado. Thank you!
    Sara Jacobovici
    09/09/2017 #44 Sara Jacobovici
    #40 #41 You're tremendous support is amazing @Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.. Can't thank you enough!
    Lance  🐝 Scoular
    07/09/2017 #43 Lance 🐝 Scoular
    Watch and listen to 🎼🎶🎵🎬
    In Your Eyes
    by 🐝🐝 Singer/Songwriter:
    Sara Jacobovici https://www.bebee.com/content/1783145/1522693
    Mamen 🐝 Delgado
    07/09/2017 #42 Mamen 🐝 Delgado
    Your message in this video is simply invaluable @Sara Jacobovici, and I LOVE the way you express it. Love your identity... 💞
    Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    07/09/2017 #40 Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    you sing in a beautiful way and now you bring this beautiful video, who are you? WONDERful thank you @Sara Jacobovici
    Susan 🐝 Botello
    07/09/2017 #39 Susan 🐝 Botello
    #38 @Sara Jacobovici You are very welcome and thank you for the compliment. I have to say that I would be honored to spend a day with you sharing thoughts and stories. I truly hope we can connect in person one day. If you are ever in San Diego please do contact me.
    Sara Jacobovici
    06/09/2017 #38 Sara Jacobovici
    #36 #37 Agreed @Susan 🐝 Botello! Sure hoping our paths can cross one day and spend the time talking face to face. I think you said it beautifully, "I tend to connect communication with stories and storytellers, art and creativity." Thanks also for your share. Much appreciated.
    Susan 🐝 Botello
    06/09/2017 #37 Susan 🐝 Botello
    Great message from @Sara Jacobovici!
    Susan 🐝 Botello
    06/09/2017 #36 Susan 🐝 Botello
    @Sara Jacobovici, you and I could talk for hours and it would never end. I realize your video is only a briefing about the topics you discuss. I tend to connect communication with stories and storytellers, art and creativity. I really enjoyed your video and had to take the time to watch and listen to you because I am working. But I make a point of taking time every day to just think so today I chose to think with your video. We are all connected, which is why beBee works so well. Thanks for sharing this and thanks for the tag @Lance 🐝 Scoular! By the way, Sara...nice shirt and great choice of color and style. :)
    Sara Jacobovici
    06/09/2017 #35 Sara Jacobovici
    #29 Thank you @Lisa 🐝 Gallagher. Always grateful to you for taking the time and sharing your thoughts.
    Sara Jacobovici
    06/09/2017 #34 Sara Jacobovici
    #27 You are right @CityVP 🐝 Manjit, I do, at times place the simile under the metaphor "umbrella". I do need to be careful and communicate the difference clearly. Thank you Manjit for a tremendously encouraging and supportive comment. Much appreciated.
    Sara Jacobovici
    06/09/2017 #33 Sara Jacobovici
    #26 Thank you @Devesh Bhatt!
    Sara Jacobovici
    06/09/2017 #32 Sara Jacobovici
    #31 Great insight @Harvey Lloyd. Thanks!
    Harvey Lloyd
    06/09/2017 #31 Harvey Lloyd
    What an amazing video @Sara Jacobovici. Technically, and the message.

    I am new to this concept of attached meaning in communications. For about a year now i have been watching not only my actions but those of others and how certain words, context and behaviours solicit automated responses.

    I have known this for a while now, but really just saw it as a moment in time with each event. I am beginning to understand the process of our narrative and its impact on our daily lives. More importantly we don't realize the depth at which it controls our communications.

    Great message and concepts.
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    06/09/2017 #29 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    @Sara Jacobovici you are so easy to listen to. You made a good point about how we use words and others may not interpret them as we do. This was very impressive and I love the idea that we engage through our senses. It's like when we were kids... maybe that's a good thing to remember, how we explained so much through our senses and many times enthusiasm. I love the background in your video too.
    Milos Djukic
    06/09/2017 #28 Anonymous
    #27 Great analysis, @CityVP 🐝 Manjit. Still, there is something more here than a personal brand. It can not be analyzed. People are not products. People are much deeper than stereotypes..
    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    06/09/2017 #27 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    @Sara Jacobovici you are executing your personal brand strategy very well, and that is coming from someone who is not fond of personal branding. I am not fond of it when it is done poorly, but if anyone wants to know how to engage personal branding with quality, simply needs to study your roll out this month of videos, website, logo, ebooks etc etc. It is clear that you have invested in this and it is not easy to bring so many elements together to create a cohesive personal brand. I will still rail against the idea that everyone can do it, because everyone cannot do it - because when they do it, it is done without imagination or without strategic nous.

    The one technical point about the video is that not all the examples you provided were metaphor, the simile (which can contain an "as" or "like") has its place, as does the metaphor - so it would be good to apply that difference.

    The good thing is that you are executing on a marketing strategy and only in the doing is there the opportunity to refine and get even better at communicating your message and brand. You are several notches ahead in your overall delivery and now serve as a good example of someone intelligently applying a personal brand. I still prefer to brand the business rather than the person, but when it is done this well, personal branding is a legitimate vehicle to build your marketing around.
    Devesh 🐝 Bhatt
    06/09/2017 #26 Devesh 🐝 Bhatt
    I already am and yet i have to express it time and again? But it is true.
    Before yesterday i never knew of such inspiring videos, but shares of little kids and observations. Thanks to you @Sara Jacobovici View more
    I already am and yet i have to express it time and again? But it is true.
    Before yesterday i never knew of such inspiring videos, but shares of little kids and observations. Thanks to you @Sara Jacobovici and to @Lance 🐝 Scoular Close
  10. ProducerAli 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    Pairing Repelling Comments
    Pairing Repelling CommentsMy shared buzz on LinkedIn invited many comments, some of which took totally different directions than the comments on the original shared buzz on beBee. I mean my buzz titled "Reverse Strategic Thinking". The discussions were highly...


    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    09/09/2017 #179 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #178 You said it beautifully and to the point @Deb 🐝 Helfrich in your comment and this line must be highlighted "is a chance for self-aggrandizement". Social platforms are for interactions that lead to spontaneous self-organizing. All acts negating this definition are undesirable and mostly when platforms are used for expanding self.

    You are very wise my friend.
    Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    09/09/2017 #178 Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    #175 #176 That is a stellar way to describe the heart of social media communication!!!

    "That attempt has to be mutual with openness."

    All comment boxes are attached to someone sharing something with an intent. We may not be able to see that intent. But once we've strayed and the author has enlightened us, to continue pretending to not know the intent is malicious.

    As is always assuming every comment box is a chance for self-aggrandizement.

    These types of people harm the advancement of beBee as the world's meeting place.

    For it is only in mutually open communications that we can fix the problems of our world today which we are in dire need of solving.
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    09/09/2017 #176 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #175 I want first to alert @Harvey Lloyd, @CityVP 🐝 Manjit, @Lisa Vanderburg, @Deb 🐝 Helfrich, @Chris 🐝 Guest Cert.Prof.Acc.SA and all my fellow bees to connect with @Asesh Datta for obviously he is a sharpmind.
    "But that attempt has to be mutual with openness"- I am preparing a buzz using a new metaphor on how to deal with this issue and I find your comment stimulating and to the point. I shall tag you when I publish.
    Asesh Datta
    09/09/2017 #175 Asesh Datta
    @Ali Anani, Simple whether we want accolades or criticism for the actions we perform. There are demerit of too much accolades, which in turn makes us bloated in our thinking process and limits acceptance independent views. Similarly, constructive criticism is a rarity. Appreciating negative remarks may sometime become an audacity to others. Pairing in this circumstances require skill and bent of introspective mind, even when the construction is missing.
    Many of the global political problems can be solved if such pairing is attempted. But that attempt has to be mutual with openness. Good post and wish we start locating such pairs and create a new third view as synergy. Regards.
    Milos Djukic
    06/09/2017 #174 Anonymous
    #173 Thank you @CityVP 🐝 Manjit! I'm a great admirer of your writing.
    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    06/09/2017 #173 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    #168 Hi @Milos Djukic those dastardly people at Youtube would not let the link play in Canada - but this one works here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m0AKJMGxwpE View more
    #168 Hi @Milos Djukic those dastardly people at Youtube would not let the link play in Canada - but this one works here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m0AKJMGxwpE - the creative interjection of this song provides another perspective. Perspective glorious perspective I raise my glass to that whenever and where-ever whenever anyone anywhere tickles my perspectives - thank you Milos ! Close
    Milos Djukic
    06/09/2017 #171 Anonymous
    #170 Just like yours, @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee, my dear friend.
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    06/09/2017 #170 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #167 No wonder you got more than 20000 views dear @Milos Djukic. Your words are filled with love and so they reach us easily.
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    06/09/2017 #169 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #163 Kudos to you as well @Jean L. Serio CPC, CeMA for laying the four simple rules of behaving while commenting. I truly appreciate your thorough understanding of the issue.
    Very rarely we are 100% sure and yet many comments turn to be conclusive in the eyes of the commenter. If so, then we don't need to exchange comments because we know. This is far from the truth. Yes, one person on LI expressed his view that all my buzzes are worthless in his first, and hopefully last, comment. How dare a commenter make such conclusion when he has only read one buzz (and I doubt he read comprehensively). He reminds me if of a similar situation. Give a student one point to draw a straight line!!!
    Second- how did he have the courage to say that the hundreds of commenters who had different views than him be all wrong. Either this person is above all of us to see what nobody has seen or he is and I leave the description to the reader.
    We need always to leave a crack in the door open. This is possible by saying, I have an alternative idea, how about considering and so on.
    You allowed me to vent out some of my feelings dear Jean.
    Milos Djukic
    05/09/2017 #168 Anonymous
    Songwriters: GORE, MARTIN LEE
    Enjoy The Silence lyrics © EMI Music Publishing
    Milos Djukic
    05/09/2017 #167 Anonymous
    One word can make a miracle or a misery, similarly as a love. Therefore, words and Love makes the world go round.
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    05/09/2017 #166 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    I appreciate your contributions to these discussion and keeping them alive with your balanced comments @Jerry Fletcher
    Phil Friedman
    05/09/2017 #165 Phil Friedman
    #164 I agree, @Jerry Fletcher. I've repeated my own position numerous times, and will not do it again. I cannot, however, help observing how many commenters have expressed amazement at the length of this discussion, which stands at nearly 165 comments and replies. Certainly not the longest on beBee, but quite substantial nevertheless. What's ironic, though, is that a number of people have indicated a discomfort with the extended back and forth. Interesting that so many want simply to express their opinions and not be called upon to explain or defend those opinions. But perhaps that's the inherent nature of Social Media. Cheers!
    Jerry Fletcher
    05/09/2017 #164 Jerry Fletcher
    #129 Phil The problem as I see it is the inability of most folks to get through all the emotional hangups they have as well as the inability to see and describe relationships logically based on observation not supposition. Then, too, it is difficult at times not ot get so entangled in your own hypothesis you can't find clarity. Whatever our views, we have to give the good Doctor kudos for sparking commentary!
    Jean L. Serio CPC, CeMA
    05/09/2017 #163 Jean L. Serio CPC, CeMA
    Regarding negative comments Ali: Personally, I've found something which resonates with me in almost every article or post I've chosen to read. In short, disagreeing or holding another point of view doesn't give any of us the freedom to personally attack the individual who wrote it. While the beliefs, ideas and interests of those whose posts/articles we read aren't necessarily our own, I believe we should all follow these basic rules - 1) Maintain your professionalism; 2) Be respectful and agree to disagree ( as you always do Ali); 3) Speak only for yourself (we have no right to speak for others unless asked to); 4) Speak of the facts (absolutely essential) or use the phrase 'I believe'. Kudos to Dr. Higgi for his comments and also to Tausif Mundrawala.
    Tausif Mundrawala
    05/09/2017 #161 Tausif Mundrawala
    #160 Can you please send me the link because I couldn't find it.
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    05/09/2017 #160 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #159 Thank you dear @Tausif Mundrawala and I am so glad to read your comments again. The discussions on this buzz are of the highest standards. There shall always be noises, but the overall discussions are overwhelming with their quality. There are comments in this buzz that each one of them deserves to be a buzz on its own. Thank you and I shall not quoit writing. If I fail then at least I learn. How could I stop writing and lose contacts with beautiful souls such as yours.
    I send you a special invitation to comment on my buzz of today because it is about a book that our friend published recently. We need your feedback.
    Tausif Mundrawala
    05/09/2017 #159 Tausif Mundrawala
    I think instead of posting a negative comment which totally negates the view of a creator of buzz;one can present his/her view or opinion which might defer to the one who penned it. There shouldn't be comments where one would irrelevantly differ with what has been discussed. I agree with Dr. Ali Higgi that you should carry this work of stimulating the thinking of others irrespective of the negative comments. This buzz comes at an opportune time where even I am grappling with the grief of losing a loved one.

    Thanks for this wonderful buzz once again, Sir @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
  11. ProducerIan Weinberg

    Ian Weinberg

    A cathartic outpouring of wisdom
    A cathartic outpouring of wisdomMany people are writing a great deal about much. Unfortunately if the motivation for all this writing is self-interest, then the writing about a great deal amounts to very little. We are being buried by an avalanche of self-interest...


    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    04/09/2017 #23 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    I draw much from the observation made by Clay Shirky that we are not suffering from information overload but from "filter failure". Along with context and listening (dialogue) how we filter is an important part of how we manage our own attention. There are other factors like discernment that come into play and also purpose, but the overall observation here is very sound and pertinent in the context of content and our relationship with others.
    xx xx
    03/09/2017 #22 xx xx
    So many words, so little wisdom.
    David Navarro López
    03/09/2017 #21 Anonymous
    #20 I keep wondering myself: What would it take to change this trend? I think I will ruminate some more about it....
    Ian Weinberg
    03/09/2017 #20 Ian Weinberg
    #19 Indeed David. If we just made an effort to dialogue across 'silo's' of interest and manage self-interest needs, we would enter a far more productive space - the whole would be much more than the sum of the parts.
    David Navarro López
    03/09/2017 #19 Anonymous
    Thank you, Ian, for another challenging post which awakens a thought I have been having lately.
    Even if I am just a mechanical technician, I like to read and to think about anything related to the brain and human behavior. It amazes me, as you point out, the huge amount of available information, books, studies of any issue. I have the feeling that most of the prominent scientists who are investigating/publishing are not really interested in making the science to advance, but to give a push to their own careers. Otherwise, they would put together their efforts with other scientists, and get a better result. For example, you, as an expert on the issue, know that there are many scientists who are looking for the cure for Alzheimer. Many scientists are dedicating their lives to it, using huge resources, but most of them are working practically isolated from each other. I can't believe that a cure would not be found if they only worked together, putting aside their own will of fame and success.
    But it seems to me that for them is more important to be able to say "I found the cure" than to really find it, no matter who did the last step to it.
    We have a lot to learn from insects and their capability to face common tasks. But this is just the opinion of a worker bee.
    Phil Friedman
    16/01/2017 #18 Phil Friedman
    #16 With all due respect, Ian, what other than that are you doing when you say, "...we generalize at subjective belief level continuously - usually unconsciously..."?

    I submit that one should not conflate unfounded generalizing with generalizing, as the former is only a subset of the latter. The same goes for "being judgemental". As we make judgments all the time, indeed, we need to exercise judgment all the time. Sometimes our judgments are based on irrational or highly subjective biases, but that does not mean that we should never "be judgmental".

    We may not always be "right" or correct in our generalizations. We may not always be "right" or correct in our judgments. But drawing generalizations and making judgments is the lifeblood of intelligent life. So what we need to do is embrace the principles of intelligent generalization and judgment, not pre-judge that all such activity is fruitless because we are the prisoners of our emotions and subjective perspectives. IMO. Cheers!
    Ian Weinberg
    16/01/2017 #17 Ian Weinberg
    Just a footnote @Phil Friedman - Every component of our perception is colored by our unique subjectivity and every motor act is initiated and influenced by our deepest subjectivity. We can never escape our subjectivity but we can effectively modulate its influence by becoming consciously aware of ourselves and our environments and applying the process of reason. The aim of course is to transcend our limiting beliefs and their negative influences which, if left unchecked, may result in counter-evolutionary consequences.
    Ian Weinberg
    16/01/2017 #16 Ian Weinberg
    #7 @Phil Friedman Indeed a sound angle in an ideal world where all generalizations are based on reason/research. In the world of mere mortals where we live most of the time, we generalize at subjective belief level continuously - usually unconsciously. In this context the generalization is a reflection of personal limiting beliefs eg 'When he was young he saw 2 kids attacked by Alsation dogs. Therefore he believes that all Alsation dogs are dangerous regarding kids.' (subjective generalization). If however this was formally researched and it was indeed shown that Alsation dogs attacked kids often and more than any other breed, then it is no longer a belief-based but a justified research-based generalization. But if maintained at subjective belief generalization level and in fact it is untrue, you've perpetrated and injustice against all Alsation dogs!
    Ian Weinberg
    16/01/2017 #15 Ian Weinberg
    #8 Puck the player and play the ball!
    Ian Weinberg
    16/01/2017 #14 Ian Weinberg
    #6 No real fun in playing a balless player!
    Ian Weinberg
    16/01/2017 #13 Ian Weinberg
    #5 Thanks for that @Harvey Lloyd What you've stated is indeed correct. However, as I've said in a previous post, we exist in the doing of things ie everything that we think, say and do reflects us - our IQ and our EQ. And we will always be held accountable for what we do/say. The responsibility of what we say and how we say it in the electronic media becomes even more critical since we've lost all the other visual cues of communication that we have in face to face engagements. By example therefore, a driven, no bullshit individual may manifest in the electronic media as a aggressive, judgmental narcissist. However in personal engagement would be modulated by interactive cues. Therefore we need to respect this medium by taking a little extra care and responsibility in electronic communication.
    Gerald Hecht
    16/01/2017 #12 Gerald Hecht
    #10 @Don 🐝 Kerr oh , I found it --someone put it the snake oil bin by mistake.
    Gerald Hecht
    16/01/2017 #11 Gerald Hecht
    #10 @Don 🐝 Kerr hey where's the Molson eh?
    Don 🐝 Kerr
    16/01/2017 #10 Don 🐝 Kerr
    #8 That's the ticket.
    Gerald Hecht
    16/01/2017 #9 Gerald Hecht
    Hark...it hath arrived...in our wifi equipped horseless carriages, refrigerators, thermostats, robotic/virtual surgeons...fake news, and appeals to emotion scheduled to launch automatically towards the most vulnerable among us...yea I say unto you we are about to witness the carnage of the wrath we have collectively deserved:

    "Tower Of Babel 2.0".
    Gerald Hecht
    16/01/2017 #8 Gerald Hecht
    #6 @Don 🐝 Kerr play the puck and check the player eh?
    Phil Friedman
    16/01/2017 #7 Phil Friedman
    Ian, I would say that, for the most part,'these are wise words. However, I cannot subscribe to "Ensure that the violations of ... generalization are minimized." For I believe that, often, the goal of rational examination and discussion is the formulation of well-reasoned and sustainable generalization(s). It is all well and good to study the trees, but unless at some point we can form an idea of the landscape of the forest, we make no advance in seeing our way through it. (A metaphor worthy, don't you think, of Dr. Anani?) Cheers!
    Don 🐝 Kerr
    16/01/2017 #6 Don 🐝 Kerr
    "Play the ball and not the player!" @Ian Weinberg Agreed (although sometimes a good bodycheck is in order!)
    Harvey Lloyd
    16/01/2017 #5 Harvey Lloyd
    "Engage in conversation with awareness and respect..." A small sentence but a mouthful. Engagement calls on us to use our high functioning brain. All to often it engages our lower functioning brain. Where words come easy and they flow to the keyboard at amazing speed.

    Not to say intellect is not present, but is a choice to use it or not. Our brain has a choice to write/speak from a position we have held on to or try and see the writers position (Not it's effect on us.). But to see the writers position we would have to spend some time discovering outside of what was written. The broadband inputs of media into our brain though, would dictate a huge investment of time to engage at that level.

    Real dialogue would point towards a conclusion within a time frame. A general understanding if you will. This is difficult to achieve within social media as everyone has an opinion, but no risk. In the real world of daily living, dialogue almost always has an agenda, sometimes benign sometimes not, but how we dialogue is directed by our perspective of the risk. All day we dialogue within our perspective work life. We even discuss this work life at home. Social media is a tempting place where we can kick off the shoes and without thought or risk, engage.

    Should you find yourself totally without activities one afternoon, seek out some ambassadors here on BeBee. Read some of their early posts vs their post ambassador designation. Some of the changes due to risk are subtle, some are amazing transformations. Dialogue will almost always drift pointlessly until risk is introduced. We can introduce risk ourselves or it can come from outside.

    Thought provoking as usual @Ian Weinberg.
    Ian Weinberg
    16/01/2017 #4 Ian Weinberg
    #2 Thanks for that input.
  12. ProducerFrancisco Prieto Roselló
    Qué es el PLE (Personal Learning Environment) y cómo BeBee puede ayudar a crearlo.
    Qué es el PLE (Personal Learning Environment) y cómo BeBee puede ayudar a crearlo.Un concepto muy trabajado en entornos virtuales de aprendizaje es el de Entorno Personal de Aprendizaje o PLE por sus siglas en inglés. Un Entorno Personal de Aprendizaje es el conjunto de elementos (recursos, actividades, fuentes de información)...


    Maite Barroso Del Cerro
    28/08/2017 #22 Maite Barroso Del Cerro
    @Francisco Prieto Roselló todos los días aprendo aquí algo nuevo, y si aprender es crecer... gracias! comparto.
    Francisco Prieto Roselló
    28/08/2017 #21 Francisco Prieto Roselló
    #9 In therms of learning the goal is to aboid the Ilustration Vision of knowledge. The stratification of the truth was the complete disruption of the life. If you consider the place of human being in the nature, as a organic soul and body, any of us should have learn in parts, is by far more prolific use the global brain, that solve the problem of truth. One good philosopher recently dead use to call it "the limit of objetive thinking". One great solution is to limit our metacognition, and open those to all the world around us. I consider a principal goal to teach love and affinity with life, nature, science or lyrics, that is much better than teach only those itself.
    Josean Rueda Cardenas
    28/08/2017 #19 Josean Rueda Cardenas
    El aprendizaje y compartir experiencias es uno de los puntos fuertes de BeBee.
    Yolanda Ávila Márquez
    28/08/2017 #18 Yolanda Ávila Márquez
    #16 Genial Raúl. No sabía de esta colmena. Ahora a darle vidilla a ver si le hace sombra a youtube jajaja.
    Raúl 🐝 Herrero Acinas
    28/08/2017 #16 Raúl 🐝 Herrero Acinas
    Crear tutoriales y compartirlos en https://www.bebee.com/group/tutoriales-en-espanol
    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    28/08/2017 #15 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    #14 @Irene 🐝 Rodriguez Escolar in your response you have defined learning. There is Irene the human being and humans learn, humans work, human play, humans love. Then there is me Manjit, just as human. That is how life should be.
    Irene 🐝 Rodriguez Escolar
    28/08/2017 #14 Irene 🐝 Rodriguez Escolar
    #9 You will see. In beBee I am discovering a world, the three acronyms I have fulfilled since the beginning, because it was what I like, what makes me be me. To reach the net and to value what you do, when society was short, it is a great thing, it is me and I value myself, I am happy because of it, it has allowed me to meet wonderful people, who contribute me and with whom I learn . Thanks for your link it has been gratifying to read it. Like the teacher, Francisco, defends that change in the educational system, and I as a mother and student that I was, too.
    Irene 🐝 Rodriguez Escolar
    27/08/2017 #11 Irene 🐝 Rodriguez Escolar
    Segunda vez que leo el artículo, Francisco. No puedo estar más de acuerdo contigo.
    Que gusto que remuevan buena miel @Yolanda Ávila Márquez, gracias.
    Yolanda Ávila Márquez
    27/08/2017 #10 Yolanda Ávila Márquez
    De momento la red social number one en educación y aprendizaje es youtube pero .... quién sabe a lo que puede llegar Bebee si se lo proponen sus usuarios ...
    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    27/08/2017 #9 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    #3 @Irene 🐝 Rodriguez Escolar why are we focused in a thirst to learn in an age where there is an ocean of information and an absolute unending abundance of how we can shape life through that? You provided a link to AIKA. In the 20th Century we confirmed against bibliography, we created subjects, disciplines and labels but that kind of learning is not 21st Century. Calling what I do here at beBee as PLE is a total limitation of what my learning pathway here is.

    What you did with AIKA was confirm the work being done beyond what Jordi Adell has engaged with PLE. What I did with AIKA (and I don't speak Spanish) is follow my curiousity until I found something that is absolutely relevant to the 21st Century.

    This thing was an article that interviews a prof at a Barcelona University who was 91 years old at the time of the article. This sociologists name is Alain Touraine. That is where my headspace is, and as I read the thoughts of Touraine, it made me wonder how I would ever have learned of his existence and his thinking had Google Translate not been available.


    Touraine says that which is most important in his remarks that 10% of scientists produce 90% of the knowledge and he estimates that 5% of sociologists produce maybe up to 95% of the knowledge in Sociology. He ends the article calling most sociologists fools. It is not that they are foolish, but that Touraine has articulated 21st Century mindset. So without your link to AIKA I would never have discovered Alain Touraine. Learning is the paradoxical revolution of the 21st Century but first I must rebel :-)
    Jorge 🐝 Carballo Pérez
    27/08/2017 #8 Jorge 🐝 Carballo Pérez
    Genial @Francisco Prieto Roselló. Absolutamente Contigo !!!
    Federico 🐝 Álvarez San Martín
    27/08/2017 #7 Federico 🐝 Álvarez San Martín
    Muy bueno @Francisco Prieto Roselló! Gracias por tu aporte.
    Irene 🐝 Rodriguez Escolar
    14/06/2017 #5 Irene 🐝 Rodriguez Escolar
    #4 A seguir polinizando.
    Francisco Prieto Roselló
    14/06/2017 #4 Francisco Prieto Roselló
    #3 Si os fijáis, por ahora, BeBee contiene académicamente todos los elementos básicos que define un PLE. Crear, colaborar, compartir. Aprender. Y apenas acaba de empezar (2015) Hay mucha "miel" latente esperando ser descubierta.
    Irene 🐝 Rodriguez Escolar
    14/06/2017 #3 Irene 🐝 Rodriguez Escolar
    Muy bueno Francisco. Sin duda lo que nos mueve es la sed y las ganas de aprender y compartir lo aprendido, gracias por tú artículo.
    Has conseguido picarme
    David Valentin Gomez
    14/06/2017 #2 David Valentin Gomez
    Muy interesante.......
  13. ProducerGert Scholtz

    Gert Scholtz

    The Color of Charlie
    The Color of Charlie “He spoke on stage for three hours. I was hooked on every word. And he is ninety years old.” The excited words of a friend who attended the annual Berkshire Hathaway conference in Omaha and had the rare opportunity to listen to Charlie Munger...


    Gert Scholtz
    28/08/2017 #27 Gert Scholtz
    #26 @Jean L. Serio CPC, CeMA Thank you for reading and commenting Jean. Also for recommending "The Tao of Charlie Munger" - looking forward to reading it as I find Munger's advice and anecdotes timeless in its insight.
    Jean L. Serio CPC, CeMA
    25/08/2017 #26 Jean L. Serio CPC, CeMA
    So many excellent suggestions Munger makes. I believe my favorite is "Knowing what you don’t know is more useful than being brilliant." Thanks for the illuminating share Gert. P.S. - Here's a book with a compilation of quotes from Charlie Munger - "The Tao of Charlie Munger" to add those listed in your article.
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    24/08/2017 #25 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #22. Thank you @Gert Scholtz and. I accept your suggestion.
    Joyce 🐝 Bowen   Brand Ambassador @ beBee
    24/08/2017 #24 Joyce 🐝 Bowen Brand Ambassador @ beBee
    A great buzz about a great man.
    Savvy Raj
    24/08/2017 #23 Savvy Raj
    A great buzz that just has to be shared! By @Gert Scholtz
    Gert Scholtz
    24/08/2017 #22 Gert Scholtz
    @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee Thank you for your comments dear Ali. If I had guess what would interest you, it would have been what Munger says on inversion :) I hope at some stage you can share your Reverse Businesses presentation in a beBee post.
    Gert Scholtz
    24/08/2017 #21 Gert Scholtz
    @Edward Lewellen @CityVP 🐝 Manjit @Lisa 🐝 Gallagher @Jerry Fletcher I guess we all have a favorite line from Munger. For me it would be his phrasing on assiduity and herd behavior. Thanking you for your engagement, shares, and your kind words.
    Gert Scholtz
    24/08/2017 #19 Gert Scholtz
    #13 @David B. Grinberg Thank you for your words David. Much appreciated that you shared and stopped by!
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    24/08/2017 #18 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    I love the quote of Charlies, "Always take the high road, it's always less crowded." Oh wow.. I've been on a path of learning to utilize those words for a long time. It's a lovely path once you become familiar with it. Thanks for this @Gert Scholtz
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    24/08/2017 #17 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    Thank you my friend @Edward Lewellen for the tag
    @Gert Scholtz- great quotes and analogy and they amply reflect the color of charlie.
    In particular this one quote "Invert, always invert. Many hard problems are best solved only when they are addressed backwards".One of my most well-received presentations is titled Reverse Businesses. I am in full accordance with Charlie.
    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    24/08/2017 #16 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    Having already seen this at LinkedIn it is my pleasure to assert again just how good this buzz is !
    Jerry Fletcher
    24/08/2017 #15 Jerry Fletcher
    Can you imagine what it would be like to just be around a man of this great wisdom if only for a little while? Wow!
    Edward Lewellen
    24/08/2017 #14 Edward Lewellen
    @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee, thought you would enjoy the insect analogy in this post!
    David B. Grinberg
    24/08/2017 #13 David B. Grinberg
    Thanks again, Gert, for this informative and insightful read. Brilliant blogging buzz!
    Gert Scholtz
    23/08/2017 #12 Gert Scholtz
    #11 @Debasish Majumder Good to know you enjoyed it and thank you for sharing Debasish.
    Debasish Majumder
    23/08/2017 #11 Debasish Majumder
    nice share@Gert Scholtz! enjoyed read and shared. thank you for the share.
    Gert Scholtz
    23/08/2017 #10 Gert Scholtz
    @Javier 🐝 beBee Many thanks for responding so quickly and removing the spammer.
    Javier 🐝 beBee
    23/08/2017 #9 Javier 🐝 beBee
    @Gert Scholtz we are removing spammers/scammers. Sorry for the inconvenience.
    Gert Scholtz
    23/08/2017 #8 Gert Scholtz
    @Javier 🐝 beBee @Federico 🐝 Álvarez San Martín It looks like we have an imposter on beBee - olivia pasco commenting below.
    Gert Scholtz
    23/08/2017 #6 Gert Scholtz
    @Javier 🐝 beBee @Renée 🐝 Cormier Thank you for sharing the post. @Aleta Curry That's an interesting one: the difference between trying to be smart and trying not to be idiotic. Thanks Aleta for highlighting the phrase. @VDS Brink Dankie soos altyd.
  14. ProducerAli 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    A Simple Approach to storytelling
    A Simple Approach to storytellingGreat stories grab our hearts and move us emotionally. Emotions lead to action. This explains the rapidly increasing trend what salespersons need to be good storytellers to capture the hearts of their clients and act by purchasing. Storytelling...


    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    28/08/2017 #52 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #51 this is the flow and you are in it
    James Olcott
    28/08/2017 #51 James Olcott
    Hopefully, I am adhering to your concepts without actually planning it!
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    22/08/2017 #50 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    To a very deep friend of mine and I mean @David Navarro López- you know that you were on my mind while writing this buzz. I remembered our exchange of comments years ago on slideshare and how our intellectual and friendly journey progressed. The problems we faced till we found a solution and the conflicts with life we encountered till they blossomed into great endings. Now, you are where you are a happy man with many great hopes and dreams being fulfilled. This is a story for you.
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    21/08/2017 #49 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    The great thinker wrote a "buzz on this buzz" that explains the chaotic part of the background image of this buzz in a brilliant, testified and challenging way. Manjit raises the issue of the rise of the antiheroes in our modern societies and the fall of the hero stories. I strongly advise the readers of this buzz to refer the the buzz of Manjit because it is worthy of your quality time reading. Challenge your mind and helow is the link to Manjit's buzz:
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    21/08/2017 #48 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #47 What a great buzz that you wrote dear @CityVP 🐝 Manjit. I am reading your buzz again. Please @Geoff Hudson-Searle read the buzz of Manjit as he refers to Joseph Campbell in it. It is interesting that you mentioned him in our exchange of comments on your buzz today. But here, Manjit adds a further and new dimension to the great work of Joseph.
    I made my first impression comment on your buzz dear Manjit and its quality is so high that I shared it on three hives and to my followers. This is something I only do for very exceptional buzzes. I am honored by your mention and in any role this buzz motivated you to write your great buzz.
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    21/08/2017 #46 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #41 I deliberately postponed replying to your first comment till I have responded to the subsequent ones @Geoff Hudson-Searle. I thank you for your honesty in evaluating the buzz. First, you captured me with your writing "you need to meet the minds and hearts of your target audience". Yes, I agree without any doubt.
    The graph I used is analogous to the complexity graph of population growth. I wanted to avoid using the word complexity or other terms that may have led to losing the readers' minds. I agree with you that I could have explored the topic in a greater detail. However; it is leaving out some "hoes" that attracted such great comments as yours.
    I wanted to test the waters first with this buzz, but I promise to do soon.
    I certainly enjoyed our discussions on your buzz and I learnt a lot from you. For me, today is a delightful one for I got to know your more. I can't thank you enough.
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    21/08/2017 #45 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #43 It did and it responds n part to the questions I addressed to you in my previous comment @Geoff Hudson-Searle. I used the word delight in my previous comment and you are referring to happiness. As people are forgetful unless there is a deep belief in "there is something of value and delight for me" I therefore agree fully with you that we should leave the customer with something physical to keep memory of whatever we offer the customer.
    I wanted initially to include an example of the CV that my daughter prepared and her CV is written in story format and the printing of the CV is done in very high quality photographic paper that it shall be difficult to "drop" the CV. I promise to share parts of it soon.
    Again, I do appreciate your comment greatly and I am indeed grateful to you.
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    21/08/2017 #44 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #42 I agree with you @Geoff Hudson-Searle. In the linear part of the story a salesperson may introduce the layer of experiential experience to proceed to exciting the prospective customers with some features that are delightful and of benefit to them. Once they are in this stage I believe arousing them emotionally will help a long way. May be soon I shall give a working example of what I mean. Every product has its story. It is how we deliver the story to create action. In this case the product is the hero.
    I wonder in your opinion if the experiential and emotional processes or steps should go in consequence or in parallel. Or, the could be overlapping. I am here a bit worried of the confusion that may result.
    I thank you so much for your constructive comment, which triggers my thinking.
    Geoff Hudson-Searle
    21/08/2017 #43 Geoff Hudson-Searle
    @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee The essence of a successful emotional journey is that it leads the customer through a series of emotional waves. Interwoven with these highs are the key corporate communication and sales messages. At the end of the experience it must deliver the customer on an emotional ‘High’. This is a proven communication technique that creates a deep sense of satisfaction and a strong memory of the visit and the brand. Psychologically, people prefer a defined conclusion to meetings. It is important that this is concluded with a physical retention (for example a brochure/ presentation/video/next appointment date). This reinforces that each visitor is important and provides a memory trigger for follow-up calls from sales persons. I am not sure I agree with Phil Johnson's quote 'We are often willing to sacrifice freedom for the illusion of safety' this is very much based on a 'one fits all scenario' our beings are all completely different, we all make choices and decisions, good or bad, in our lives, for the good of our loved ones, friends and executive teams, you know I wrote a blog last week called 'The pursuit of Happyness' the quote I will leave you with is 'Happiness is a choice. You can choose to be happy. There's going to be stress in life, but it's your choice whether you let it affect you or not.' by Valerie Bertinelli. I look forward to our next interaction and hope this provides you with some 'food for thought' Best wishes, Geoff.
    Geoff Hudson-Searle
    21/08/2017 #42 Geoff Hudson-Searle
    @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee There are two layers to a successful journey: the progression through the experiential, and the emotional journey that customers should feel; bringing the “company experience to life”… there are two layers to this approach layer 1: Visual journey
    It is important to define the start and finish experience, as portal zones that every customer experiences. Further in to communications the designed components build the total experience. And layer 2: Emotional state journey The second layer of the brand journey should plot the change in the emotional state that customers should experience to fully engage in the brand experience. This emotional journey has several advantages: Most importantly, it delivers the psychological sense of tension then relief and relaxation that customers enjoy and need in their lives It reduces the reliance of the performance on the staff, and increases overall quality across the business It can be changed depending on the season, location, or time of day to create further uniqueness in the market It ensures a vibrant ‘live’ performance feel for the customer, every visit and meeting, making each customer feel important and leaving the meeting,
    with more knowledge and information, before they commenced discussion.
    Geoff Hudson-Searle
    21/08/2017 #41 Geoff Hudson-Searle
    Dear @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee I really enjoyed your contribution and interactions to my buzz this morning https://www.bebee.com/producer/@geoff-hudson-searle/the-extraordinary-life-of-challenging-the-status-quo I know understand the cross synergy between some of the aspects of your writings and views. First of all I must commend you of the subject matter and topic, although I feel that you have not exercised a full explanatory and to the core of this fascinating subject, but provided great thought provoking insights to express opinions and incites. 'Great stories grab our hearts and emotions' this is a fact, irrespective of whether you are a writer, poet, film director or sales person, you need to meet the minds and hearts of your target audience. I am a huge fan of Joseph Campbell and his work, potentially one of my all time favorite books is 'The hero with a thousand faces' there are so many amazing facts in this book which are visible in life today from film and media through to business, his theories are no longer just a thesis of good ideas, his formula's are practical with commercial application. Joseph Campbell defines the function of a myth as the provision of a cultural framework for a society or people to educate their young, and to provide them with a means of coping with their passage through the different stages of life from birth to death. You touched on the sales person, One of the best ways to develop a sales or customer experience is through defining the ‘branded customer journey’ as a series of elements that build up the branded message over time. It gives the brand manager more control over the delivery of the brand experience and therefore increases the likelihood of it’s success.
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    21/08/2017 #40 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #39 Thank you @Maite Barroso Del Cerro for your appreciation and sharing of the buzz
    Maite Barroso Del Cerro
    21/08/2017 #39 Maite Barroso Del Cerro
    #37 thanks Ali!
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    21/08/2017 #37 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    I have edited the buzz by expanding on it, replacing the background image and adding few examples from distinguished bees.
    Tricia Mitchell
    21/08/2017 #36 Tricia Mitchell
    #35 true, true dear @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee I agree wholeheartedly ☺
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    21/08/2017 #35 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #34 Great and their is nothing equal to writing consciously from our hearts dear @Tricia Mitchell
    Tricia Mitchell
    21/08/2017 #34 Tricia Mitchell
    #33 if it is aligned with my purpose dear @Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee and when I am called to, I shall expand on the idea ☺
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    21/08/2017 #33 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #31 Great dear @Tricia Mitchell and I am sure you shall amplify your energetic comment soon.
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    21/08/2017 #32 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    #30 I thrived on your comment @Jean L. Serio CPC, CeMA. I add my voice to yours that we don't only share ideas, experiences and knowledge. We can share our stories. When we tell our stories we are full of passion and the reader or listener would be more engaged. The stories of our conflicts, failures and successes are a fertile ground ans may serves as lighthouses for those people sailing in their darkness. I greatly appreciate your support and enlightenment my friend.
  15. Graham🐝 Edwards
    For anyone who is a People Leader this is a video worth watching....
    ONE OF THE BEST SPEECHES EVER by Simon Sinek (So Inspiring!)
    ONE OF THE BEST SPEECHES EVER by Simon Sinek (So Inspiring!) The most inspiring video ever, must watch! I just hope this video will be helpful for somebody. Thank you and don't forget to share,to motivate and inspire...


    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    18/08/2017 #1 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    If I was a white middle class parent I would take this speech rather seriously, but I am not a white middle class parent and he is not even close to the reality my kids experience and so if this is the greatest speech ever, it is the greatest speech ever for white middle class families and the whole idea that millennials are this predictable simply isn't true.

    Millennials are young individuals from diverse backgrounds and understanding the context of that background is a fundamental part of understanding diversity. Not one of our eight kids mirrors the world Sinek is describing here, because this is not their reality, and that is the problem with speeches,

    Sinek is a great speaker and great communicator, but how we learn from that communication is individual and contextual to our respective backgrounds. Any kind of stereotyping and labeling is not good, and if we do want to equate the word "millennial" as a powerful cultural force, then it must be associated with diversity, and if it associated with diversity, then one size does not fit all.
  16. ProducerJuan Antonio Narváez
    ¿Qué peso tiene la comunicación no verbal?
    ¿Qué peso tiene la comunicación no verbal?Vamos a aprender la importancia de la comunicación no verbal, veremos, la versión sinergológica que es aquella que realizamos a través de gestos micro movimientos y actitudes corporales de una manera no plenamente consciente. Esta lectura tan...


    Juan Madueño Criado
    12/08/2017 #23 Juan Madueño Criado
    #21 Yo tengo dermatitis atópica y no me estoy todo el día rascando, jijiji.
    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    12/08/2017 #22 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    Thank you very much @Juan Antonio Narváez !!! - I have consequently written my Paradox Wisdom about Non-Verbal Life
    Irene 🐝 Rodriguez Escolar
    12/08/2017 #21 Irene 🐝 Rodriguez Escolar
    por que tiene un micropicor en la cara de los sesenta que podemos encontrar. 😱 ¿Y si tienes dermatitis atómica? (Madre mia que de preguntas hago).
    Irene 🐝 Rodriguez Escolar
    12/08/2017 #19 Irene 🐝 Rodriguez Escolar
    #15 comodidad y confianza @Alberto 🐝 Barranco también lo tiene parecido, me guio por el conjunto. Es como llevar o caminar con las manos en los bolsillos, (que las lleve en los bolsillos no quiere decir desgana o vagueria).
    Pedro Cárdenas Gómez
    12/08/2017 #18 Pedro Cárdenas Gómez
    #17 La foto es la del artículo pero no tiene más importancia. Hablas de intuición y muchos tenéis mucha, nosotros a diferencia de esas personas intuitivas y empaticas ponemos nombre a ese estado. Es decir está abierto a negociar por qué ha hecho un cruce de piernas de apertura, por que está sentado en una determinada posición por que tiene un micropicor en la cara de los sesenta que podemos encontrar. Otro dirá me da a mí que voy a cerrar esta venta, tengo un buen pálpito. A mí me apasiona!
    Ana-María Llácer Sánchez
    11/08/2017 #17 Anonymous
    #15 No te veo los brazos en la foto pero se te ve cómodo pero yo hablo cuando estas en una conversación formal y tu interlocutar cruza piernas, apoya la espalda, cruza los brazos y empieza mirarte como si se durmiera. Es muy incomodo para el que habla.
    A veces por intuición te das cuenta de ciertos gestos aunque es cierto que no nos han enseñado a visualizar y entender cada gesto.
    Le doy mucha importancia a los gestos pero a veces también es por normas de educación.
    Javier 🐝 beBee
    11/08/2017 #16 Javier 🐝 beBee
    muy relevante este artículo. Saber comunicar (verbal y lenguaje corporal por supuesto) es hoy en día más importante que nunca

    Pedro Cárdenas Gómez
    11/08/2017 #15 Pedro Cárdenas Gómez
    #5 ese es el problema muchas veces no nos han enseñado donde o qué mirar. Al igual que no nos han enseñado a hablar en público, a emprender, pero todo se aprende.
    El dar la mano es un buen tema para un post específico pero te digo que se puede falsear. Y el mito de los brazos cruzados mira mi imagen, dirías que es un cruce de cierre o de comodidad y confianza.
    Irene 🐝 Rodriguez Escolar
    11/08/2017 #14 Irene 🐝 Rodriguez Escolar
    #13 Sé que las series exageran, lo que queria decir es que se estudia y me parece interesantisimo y como bién he dicho, me hubiera venido fenomenal en el cole.
    Pedro Cárdenas Gómez
    11/08/2017 #13 Pedro Cárdenas Gómez
    #3 Disculpad porque hay un lapsus, error mío al transcribir el post. Se trata de todo aquello que NO es plenamente consciente. Esa es la lectura tan diferenciadora que aportamos.
    No creas nada de las series ni incluso de la afamada miénteme de Tim Roth haciendo de Carl Lightman. Tienes que distinguir entre desviar la mirada hacia un lado y mirar a una persona haciendo una X entre la dirección de la mirada y tu nariz. Si no coinciden y dependiendo de hacia dónde incline la cabeza ( arriba o abajo) significa una u otra cosa! Pero tómalo como un desprecio.
    Pedro Cárdenas Gómez
    11/08/2017 #12 Pedro Cárdenas Gómez
    #1 No solo es interesante. Te puedo asegurar que es realmente útil. Este es el salto que tenemos que trasladaros, ese es el reto de los Sinergologos, cruzar la frontera de lo interesante a lo útil. Nuestra credibilidad es que cuando te suceda y lo veas te acuerdes de lo que enseñamos.
    Ana-María Llácer Sánchez
    11/08/2017 #11 Anonymous
    #6 Lo del dedo en la cara es como si me dijera ¡Que te estoy viendo por dónde vas!...jajaja.
    Ana-María Llácer Sánchez
    11/08/2017 #9 Anonymous
    #8 Estaba esperando vuestros comentarios @@Julio Angel 🐝Lopez Lopez.... jajajaja.....¡me encanta daros cancha!
    Me falta el emoticono guiñando el ojo.
    No pienses sobre lo dicho que sólo es cuando estoy trabajando o me están intentando vender alguna cosa.
    @Julio Angel 🐝Lopez Lopez
    11/08/2017 #8 @Julio Angel 🐝Lopez Lopez
    #5 @Ana-María Llácer Sánchez seré un búho de madera, palabrita...
    Jajaja, a mi no me tengas en cuenta na de eso, que ahora ya voy a estar pensando...
    Juan Madueño Criado
    11/08/2017 #7 Juan Madueño Criado
    Esta información está guapísima (disculpen por la efusividad).

    Pero es que estoy recordando momentos de mi actividad de comercial en Círculo de Lectores, o cuando fui camarero, y varias veces se dio el caso de no poder pagar al final del servicio.

    Y también momentos en los que si hubiera atendido al lenguaje corporal, hubiera cerrado la venta, y la perdí por ser demasiado paciente, y seguir charlando...

    ¡Neuromarketing!... en mi EMBA hay un apartado sobre esto, pero también me he suscrito a su blog, muchas gracias por compartir @Juan Antonio Narváez
    Irene 🐝 Rodriguez Escolar
    11/08/2017 #6 Irene 🐝 Rodriguez Escolar
    #5 Ya sabes que puedes hablarme, porfiii, sigamos comentando puntos en común. (Aunque sea por privado). El de brazos cruzados ya se sabe, lo de inclinar el cuello Aunque, señala que muestra atención (como los perros, ¿Ves ya ato cabos?) y lo del dedo en la cara, me ha dejado queriendo saber más....
    Ana-María Llácer Sánchez
    11/08/2017 #5 Anonymous
    #3 La verdad es que yo observo mucho a la persona que me habla pero en sí no es que me fije en ningún detalle en concreto pero cuando me rehuyen la mirada, invaden mi espacio personal, miran hacia otro lado cuando te hablan o si te dan la mano de manera blanda o muy fuerte es como si me saltara una alerta.
    Un gesto que me molesta mucho es que cuando estés hablando que tu interlocutor se cruce de brazos.... a ver.... ¿acaso te aburro?... pues abrevio y me despido educadamente.
    Y no te ha pasado de que estas hablando y tu interlocutor te esta mirando de arriba abajo, escudriñando cada trozo de ti....uffff....¡que repelus!... y si encima te.... no sigo más sino nadie me hablará...jajajaj
    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    11/08/2017 #4 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    My dear @Juan Antonio Narváez my process of copying words into Google Translate is not because I want to translate Spanish but the hope that as the translation emerges I will be engaged and surprised. In terms of surprise and delight your buzz is incredible, so much so that it will be the first buzz written in Spanish which I am converting into what I call my "Paradox Wisdom", this will be linked later here. This buzz is so rich with insight that I would need several comment boxes to complete my reflection. First I must set about reading up and watching video's that this buzz has informed me about and by the end of this day, which will be the very early hours in Malaga, you will have the associated link accessible in the morning (Spanish Time) that will show you how I processed the information and insight you have provided here. Your buzz was a delight to read and now I look forward to following up on it for my learning.
    Irene 🐝 Rodriguez Escolar
    11/08/2017 #3 Irene 🐝 Rodriguez Escolar
    "La versión sinergológica que es aquella que realizamos a través de gestos micro movimientos y actitudes corporales de una manera completamente consciente". (Para much@s involuntariamente, me atreveria a decir, yo seria como un libro abierto. 😁).
    Detalles fijarse en los detalles, que para el resto pasan desapercibidos, 😍, sin perder mi tiempo, sin perder el suyo.

    @Ana-María Llácer Sánchez es muuuuy interesante, en un problema en el cole me hubiera venido geeenial esta información, (aunque creo que en las series he visto que si miras de soslayo a la izquierda, creo es que estás mintiendo, pero la dire no me hubiese creido, y mi peque quedó poco más o menos que de mentirosa).

    Me he quedado a puertas de la segunda experiencia, sigo leyendo...
    Gracias por traerlo Juan Antonio.
  17. CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    How Neuroscience and VR Will Open a Better Way to Learn Languages by Shahid Karim Mallick with a brief critique of Rosetta Stone and insights into language learning.

    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    How Neuroscience and VR Will Open a Better Way to Learn Languages
    medium.com -...
  18. ProducerSara Jacobovici

    Sara Jacobovici

    Which way is up?
    Which way is up?Image credit: French Stack ExchangeINTRODUCTION It is my job to help individuals “make sense” of things and be able to understand what often lies “beyond words”. As sensory beings, I work within the...


    Sara Jacobovici
    25/09/2017 #34 Sara Jacobovici
    #33 Dear @Jean L. Serio CPC, CeMA, I not only appreciate you taking the time to read the post, but you taking the time to comment on the post. Thank you!
    Jean L. Serio CPC, CeMA
    25/09/2017 #33 Jean L. Serio CPC, CeMA
    Thanks, Sara Jacobovici, for simplifying this valuable info on paradoxes and metaphors for me. Issues on which I have occasionally stumbled. As always, I'm grateful you take the time to pen posts which not only help us perceive the intended meaning of such topics and issues, but delineate them in a way which makes utilization easier.
    Sara Jacobovici
    10/08/2017 #29 Sara Jacobovici
    #28 So grateful to our exchanges @CityVP 🐝 Manjit! Your comment, so beautifully expressed and articulated, shows me a side of the concepts we're discussing that were not available to me until seeing it through your eyes and thoughts. Thank you.
    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    10/08/2017 #28 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    Thank you Sara for #25 and #26 you have made it very clear in these responses as to how you view opposites as one continuum. If the opposite does not exist then nor does the opposite we prize, so along the continuum for sure happiness is informed by sadness, light is informed by dark. This is a co-existent relationship and it is this coexistence which is more important to me than viewing opposites don't exist. It is very important for me that they do exist because I value the existence of the opposite - just as a Yin-Yang relationship is a complimentary and co-existent whole, it is important also for the properties of Yin and Yang to exist as opposites also. I can see your reasoning as much as a coin does not have two sides but whatever we ascribe to the sides, it is still one coin, but relationship is not a coin toss, opposites not only attract but their existence should be valued. To negate the existence of opposites negates its value also.
    Sara Jacobovici
    10/08/2017 #27 Sara Jacobovici
    #24 Always good to hear from you @Edward Lewellen. Thanks for your response and thanks to @CityVP 🐝 Manjit's mention in connection with you. Genuinely flattered.
    Sara Jacobovici
    10/08/2017 #26 Sara Jacobovici
    #23 Part Two: My response continues @CityVP 🐝 Manjit. In as much as we create opposites we depend on the movement from one state to the other in order to understand each one as a separate entity. This discussion of movement between opposite states produces a primary paradox which I refer to as an existential paradox; as we move to separate, we are driven to integrate. Our “to be or not to be” state is defined by our boundaries of what is and what is not. These boundaries flow over the course of our lives, and experiences influence the placement of those boundaries and how much time we spend in one of the opposite states or the place in-be-tween.
    Separation leads to boundaries, but the boundaries of opposites are individually created, they are subjective.
    Boundaries form their own state, a place where elements of one opposite flows into the elements of the other. In this way, boundaries are not fixed and if we find ourselves “stuck” in the flow, by observing where we are we can gain much perspective.
    The following passage is contained in the letter Einstein wrote to Queen Elizabeth of Belgium (1876-1965): "Still there are moments when one feels free from one’s own identification with human limitations and inadequacies. At such moments, one imagines that one stands on some spot of a small planet, gazing in amazement at the cold yet profoundly moving beauty of the eternal, the unfathomable: life and death flow into one, and there is neither evolution nor destiny; only being."
    Sara Jacobovici
    10/08/2017 #25 Sara Jacobovici
    #23 Part One: As I said @CityVP 🐝 Manjit, your question is a valid one and I hope my response does not disappoint. I will try not to drift off course too much. I wish to start with the word contradiction. For me, this is a word that I think of as creating an opportunity to explore, rather than something that reaches a conclusion. For example, is someone says, "I believe that we should be responsible for the carbon footprint we make." Then that same person is seen driving a car, the person can immediately be judged as having contradicted himself. But in reality, if the person is approached, he can then say, “I have cut down on the days I use the car. I use it only when I don't have an alternative and I have also started to recycle.” The message being supportive of the statement, "I believe that we should be responsible for the carbon footprint we make.”
    I don’t see experience contradiction as part of my perspective of opposites. I experience opposites as having to do with a space we create in which we place ourselves. In other words, if I see myself in a place of failure on one end and see success out there on the opposite side, I may be afraid, or not know, or not be motivated, to leave the place of failure and so not give myself the opportunity to experience success. But if I am in the place in which both success and failure exist, I can utilize the qualities which emerge from each; allow the learning curve of failure to be experienced as success, or, allow the success that is measured only by one criteria experienced as failure.
    Edward Lewellen
    09/08/2017 #24 Edward Lewellen
    Dear @Sara Jacobovici, I believe it was our mutual friend @AliAnani who discussed some time ago that polar opposites don't exist and everything is on a sliding scale. I also enjoyed your discussion of metaphors, creativity, and storytelling because of their connection with the unconscious mind. All three of those areas find their basis within the unconscious mind and all three are related to letting the "little child" within us out to play.
    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    09/08/2017 #23 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    #22 This will be most valuable in the form of a separate buzz, I look forward to reading those thoughts as much as I was delighted to read your thoughts in this particular buzz, which very much like @Edward Lewellen View more
    #22 This will be most valuable in the form of a separate buzz, I look forward to reading those thoughts as much as I was delighted to read your thoughts in this particular buzz, which very much like @Edward Lewellen and his work, it tells me that you have found great resonance in an area of focus which is your value creation. Close
    Sara Jacobovici
    09/08/2017 #22 Sara Jacobovici
    #19 Your questions are very valid @CityVP 🐝 Manjit. Thanks for asking for the clarification and elaboration. I am going now to put my thoughts together. Get back to you soon.
    Sara Jacobovici
    09/08/2017 #21 Sara Jacobovici
    #18 I read and reread the description of the image @Jerry Fletcher, each time slower than the time before and I could actually begin to see the image getting stronger each time. Great share!
    Sara Jacobovici
    09/08/2017 #20 Sara Jacobovici
    #17 Then you are definitely a good human @Pascal Derrien. The paradox here is that sometimes, you pretend to pretend ;-)
    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    09/08/2017 #19 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    Exquisite buzz in its dimensional view of communication. One question that puzzles me is why is it important to say that opposites do not exist? I can see the value of opposites as being created by us and I also welcome the contradictory mind. There is evidence of contradictory minds in the realm of creative people. John Lennon was full of contradictions but we value his creativity because of this paradoxical mindset. I do see when opposites negate each other, they cease to exist, but in order for them to cease to exist, they must exist. More elaboration on this part would help me understand this particular point.
    Jerry Fletcher
    08/08/2017 #18 Jerry Fletcher
    Sara, Incredible post. My graphic out come was, in video terms, a slow pull from the red dot at the center of the Yin/Yang symbol slowly revealing the black and white segments and coming out further to show it embedded in the center of an onion. Then two hands bring the onion halves together. Dissolve to black.
    Pascal Derrien
    08/08/2017 #17 Pascal Derrien
    Not sure how this post went thru my feed without showing up before now, a paradox I suppose :-) I would say only good humans tell stories the others pretend.....
    Sara Jacobovici
    08/08/2017 #16 Sara Jacobovici
    #13 Well said @Lance 🐝 Scoular. Thanks for your contribution.
    Sara Jacobovici
    08/08/2017 #15 Sara Jacobovici
    #12 So looking forward to hearing @Lance 🐝 Scoular! Please tag me. Thanks.
    Lance  🐝 Scoular
    08/08/2017 #14 Lance 🐝 Scoular
    Lance  🐝 Scoular
    08/08/2017 #13 Lance 🐝 Scoular
    Sara, one thought that comes to mind, is the paradox of so called "self 👩‍🚀 help" books, videos, programs et al.

    It cannot be self help if we are using others ideas and suggestions.

    We are not solitary islands 🏝but are relational 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦beings.
    Lance  🐝 Scoular
    08/08/2017 #12 Lance 🐝 Scoular
    #3 💋💋Ha ha @Ken Boddie

    I too was a Moden Major General's soprano daughter in our Crows Nest Boys High School production of Pirates of Penzance in 1961.

    The memories you just released in my subteranean archives have given me some great stories to tell in video form at my new beBee Hive Backstage

  19. Melissa Hefferman
    Creative Writing Melissa Hefferman


    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    07/08/2017 #7 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    #5 You mean as I hold the sides of the dentist chair in my white gripped knuckles and the dentist peers into my oral cavity with a pointy metal thing - and when I think the ordeal is over I get the courage to ask "is it over?" and the dentist replies "I have not even started yet".

    The rest of this tale is censored due to any sensitivity readers may have to a 50 year+ man writhing like a woman in labour delivering a 10lb baby - yes, if confirmation is ever needed that in terms of gender equivalency when it comes to pain endurance, we the healthiest of men privately have always comparatively been huge wimps :-)

    Supporting fact would be a well-to-do husband with a cold crying out for nasal medication.. Yes there are some tough men but not as many who claim to be.
    Melissa Hefferman
    07/08/2017 #5 Anonymous
    #3 lol @CityVP 🐝 Manjit I hope it doesn't induce a Munch like scream!
    Lisa Vanderburg
    05/08/2017 #4 Lisa Vanderburg
    #2 The pleasure is entirely mine lovely @Melissa Hefferman
    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    05/08/2017 #3 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    That got my juices running ! Now give me a sword or a light sabre and i shall trounce the mortal foes. Wait, I have a dentist appointment on Wednesday so I have to put my courage on hold for now :-)
    Melissa Hefferman
    05/08/2017 #2 Anonymous
    #1 Thank you sweet @Lisa Vanderburg
    Lisa Vanderburg
    05/08/2017 #1 Lisa Vanderburg
    Hey...I get it! Great piece of writing, Melissa!
  20. ProducerFaith West

    Faith West

    4 Secrets to Communication Mastery as a Business Owner and Entrepreneur
    4 Secrets to Communication Mastery as a Business Owner and Entrepreneur“Communication is the most important skill any leader can possess.” - Richard Branson, English Business Magnate, Inventor, PhilanthropistHelen, a psychologist, who has recently started building her consulting company, has a unique offering. She has...
  21. ProducerGert Scholtz

    Gert Scholtz

    Madman, Architect, Carpenter, Judge
    Madman, Architect, Carpenter, JudgeWe all have stories to tell. Yet, sometimes writing it is not so easy. We write a bit, then realize how clanky it sounds, delete and start again. After one or more attempts the same happens and we stop the effort. One way to get out of the muddle...


    Gert Scholtz
    01/08/2017 #48 Gert Scholtz
    @Cyndi wilkins "The imagination is your channel to the creative unconscious...Write away my friends...The only critic you need to conquer is your own." Well said - thanks Cyndi.
    Gert Scholtz
    01/08/2017 #46 Gert Scholtz
    #41 @Joyce 🐝 Bowen Brand Ambassador @ beBee Thanks for commenting and sharing Joyce. Perhaps the madman is what gives drive, energy and voice to your writing. Don't sit on him too much!:)
    Gert Scholtz
    01/08/2017 #45 Gert Scholtz
    #42 Thanks for the tags Maria.
    Cyndi wilkins
    01/08/2017 #44 Cyndi wilkins
    Kudos to anyone who dares face the judge without the fear of being judged...Intelligence itself does not create anything...The imagination is your channel to the creative unconscious...Write away my friends...The only critic you need to conquer is your own;-) Thanks for the invitation @Gert Scholtz!
    Joyce 🐝 Bowen   Brand Ambassador @ beBee
    01/08/2017 #41 Joyce 🐝 Bowen Brand Ambassador @ beBee
    I'm a great slasher of words--phrases less often. My madman is comfortably retained on the seat of my chair. I sit on it every day. Down Boy. If my madman manages to surface, I simply pluck myself from my seat and watch some TV. Nobody likes listening to your madman.
    Gert Scholtz
    31/07/2017 #40 Gert Scholtz
    #37 @Jerry Fletcher Time and technology certainly has moved on! Yet these methods of Betty Flowers still hold. She was a Professor in English and clearly understood the creative mind and the analytical mind very well. Thanks for commenting Jerry.
    Gert Scholtz
    31/07/2017 #39 Gert Scholtz
    #35 @Chas ✌️ Wyatt I will watch for Cayote, as long as it is not Wile E Coyote :) Thanks Chas.
    Jerry Fletcher
    31/07/2017 #37 Jerry Fletcher
    Geez Gert,
    You reminded me that I had a manual typewriter back in the day. Most of my craziest ideas were handwritten. You had to physically push the letters and the words onto the page. Then came the electric typewriter and then computers and then programs that track changes. Perhaps that is why we can now identify the madman, architect, carpenter and judge. Now, where did I put that pencil?
    Gert Scholtz
    31/07/2017 #34 Gert Scholtz
    #29 @Harvey Lloyd Thanks for commenting Harvey. Interesting thing is that a few centuries ago the average English sentence was fifty words. Today it is closer to fifteen words. The Judges were busy!
    Gert Scholtz
    31/07/2017 #33 Gert Scholtz
    #30 @Vincent Andrew Thanks Andrew - also for sharing the post. Looks like your madman and judge have an ongoing stand-off :)
    Gert Scholtz
    31/07/2017 #32 Gert Scholtz
    #28 @VDS Brink Thanks VDS. Yes, I think De Bono's six hats work along the same principles. Lekker skryf!
    Connie Limon
    31/07/2017 #31 Connie Limon
    Gert Scholtz: What catches my eyes here are many statements, but I will share only one which probably covers it all for me: "let the madman energy flow. Find what interests you in the topic, the question or emotion that it raises in you, and respond" I have had somewhat of a "madman energy" SINCE I experienced a conversion experience that took me into a spiritual world that not been opened up to me prior to this happening.....I then began to write like a mad man at certain times. It was times I could not call up on my own, like sit down and say, I am going to write now as if with a madman energy.
    Vincent Andrew
    31/07/2017 #30 Vincent Andrew
    "Whatever joy there is in the writing process can come only when the energies are flowing freely-when you're not stuck." I find this to be true. When I am stuck, it's because the ideas, the words and sentences are not coming together. It can be frustrating. But give it a bit of space and more time and suddenly they come maddeningly together at the same time that I am forced to sit to literally get it all out on paper. Enjoyed this Gert.
    Harvey Lloyd
    31/07/2017 #29 Harvey Lloyd
    I am the original butcher of the English language. Certainly here of BeBee writing is a central theme. But the largest issue is communications in the broader sense.

    Even though i have an aversion to punctuation, i have witnessed the other end where folks cant just blurt out on the screen a free style of writing as each sentence becomes an epic journey. The idea in their writing gets lost in the diagraming of sentence structure.

    I loved the concept you presented. Thanks.
    VDS Brink
    31/07/2017 #28 VDS Brink
    Lovely Gert! Core of it is that we should do our thinking in separate modes. De Bono's hats are a similar approach. Freewriting a great one as you put a piece of paper on your screen and just type madly as a madman boring the left brain Judge all the way. It works every time!!
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    31/07/2017 #27 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    #24 You already know me too well @Gert Scholtz lol. I just published a buzz. I know the architect should have went over this tomorrow but I was on a roll :)
  22. ProducerMarta 🐝 García Quijada
    NADA NUEVO BAJO EL SOLÉste fue el comentario que me puso por uno de mis artículos de Infojobs, un usuario de Twitter, por supuesto con nombre y foto ficticios. No es lo peor que me han escrito ni me molestan las críticas. Las que son constructivas ayudan, y las que van a...


    Marta 🐝 García Quijada
    16/08/2017 #39 Marta 🐝 García Quijada
    #38 thank you for your comments @CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    29/07/2017 #38 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    I did read all of https://martagquijada.blogspot.com.es/2017/07/nada-nuevo-bajo-el-sol.html and all comments below to date.

    Marta, what you evoke here is my favourite book in the Bible called Ecclesiastes, in which Solomon wrote
    "What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun".

    The other expression that I love that people have said in the past (so again this is not new) is this expression :

    Then there is the Great Seal of the United States with its Latin "novus ordo seclorum". That seal really talks of the new beginnings of the American era, but for me that era culminates in Twitter - but just because Twitter is made by Americans, does not mean we have to think like Americans :-)

    Finally there is the words RENAISSANCE and RUACH which is the idea of new birth and the breath of life - where each breath is new. That is what matters to me. We should have compassion for disability and hatred is a disability. I want to live in a complete world that is undivided and positive/negative is a division. I seek an integrated existence = WHOLE. As Shakespeare wrote in the play Hamlet "There is nothing good or bad in this world but thinking makes it so".

    porque no hay nada bueno o malo, pero el pensamiento lo hace tan [William Shakespeare]
    Ignacio Orna
    29/07/2017 #37 Ignacio Orna
    Es muy triste y me pilla muy de cerca que haya quienes queriendo que les salgan cosas distintas, sigan haciendo lo mismo, pero lo malo no es eso, lo peor es que no quieren aprender, ni dar su brazo a torcer. Yo ni me molesto en tratar de hacerles ver lo que no ven, ni quieren ver, les dejo que fluyan.
    Marta 🐝 García Quijada
    05/07/2017 #36 Marta 🐝 García Quijada
    #35 muchas gracias @Emma Rosa Rodríguez González! Me alegro que estés en proceso de mejora..un abrazo!
    Emma Rosa Rodríguez González
    05/07/2017 #35 Emma Rosa Rodríguez González
    Muy buen artículo, @Marta y estoy totalmente de acuerdo. Hoy en día tenemos las oportunidades de seguir aprendiendo y creciendo, tanto personal como laboralmente, a un toque de clic en muchos casos y a la multitud de cursos de todo tipo que nos ofrecen, gratuitos, a los que estamos en paro, "que no parados". Yo misma estoy asistiendo a uno denominado: Aceleradora 21, y estoy muy satisfecha de todo lo que me enseñan, siempre para mejorar en mi búsqueda de empleo.
    Marta 🐝 García Quijada
    05/07/2017 #34 Marta 🐝 García Quijada
    #33 Muchas gracias @Raquel 🐝 Amorós!! igualmente! a ver si entre todas logramos cambiar el mundo de los rrhh y el empleo ;-)
    Raquel 🐝 Amorós
    05/07/2017 #33 Anonymous
    Me ha gustado mucho el post Marta. Cada uno tiene su forma y a mi tu forma de contar las cosas me gusta. Que vaya bien el resto del día.
    Marta 🐝 García Quijada
    04/07/2017 #32 Marta 🐝 García Quijada
    #31 muchas gracias @Sonia 🐝 Quiles Espinosa! Me alegro que te haya gustado, un abrazo
    Sonia 🐝 Quiles Espinosa
    04/07/2017 #31 Sonia 🐝 Quiles Espinosa
    Me encanta el Post @Marta 🐝 García Quijada, la pólvora ya se descubrió, como bien dices. Hoy por la vamos adaptando. Un abrazo
    Marta 🐝 García Quijada
    04/07/2017 #30 Marta 🐝 García Quijada
    #29 gracias por comentar @Ana-María Llácer Sánchez! me alegro que haya sido de tu interés el buzz :-)
    Ana-María Llácer Sánchez
    04/07/2017 #29 Anonymous
    Tienes razón @Marta 🐝 García Quijada no inventamos nada tan sólo aconsejamos después de un momento muy malo y sobretodo después de una época en que con poco esfuerzo conseguíamos grandes sueldos y ahora debes mostrar lo que vales.
    Marta 🐝 García Quijada
    04/07/2017 #28 Marta 🐝 García Quijada
    #26 Gracias a ti @Sonia Roselló Puig!! pero el "hater" es lo de menos, tampoco dijo nada ofensivo...simplemente la reflexión de que a veces creemos descubrir la pólvora cuando simplemente la estamos adaptando....
    Marta 🐝 García Quijada
    04/07/2017 #27 Marta 🐝 García Quijada
    #25 Muchas gracias Monsieur!! siempre un placer leer tus comentarios @Jorge 🐝 Carballo Pérez
    Sonia Roselló Puig
    04/07/2017 #26 Sonia Roselló Puig
    Muchas gracias @Marta 🐝 García Quijada, por esos maravillosos artículos, detrás de esos comentarios negativos muchas veces se esconde un hastío depresivo, frustración, desesperación, desentanto, o "mala leche", simple y llanamente ganas de tocar las narices, lo importante es seguir aportando, siempre hay un inmenso público agradecido.
    Jorge 🐝 Carballo Pérez
    04/07/2017 #25 Jorge 🐝 Carballo Pérez
    Buenos días @Marta 🐝 García Quijada Gilis por no decir la palabra completa, los hubo, los hay y los habrá, no recuerdo a quien se lo decía el otro día, ni caso. A seguir el camino. Si, las cosas evolucionan y se adaptan, pero quien piense que ya lo sabe todo, y que está todo inventado es un muerto viviente. Gran Post Madame
    Marta 🐝 García Quijada
    04/07/2017 #24 Marta 🐝 García Quijada
    #23 Hay de todo, @@Julio Angel 🐝Lopez Lopez, las otras rrss tienen también cosas chulas..pero bueno, twitter en concreto es la red de los "valientes" jaja...no es lo que más me preocupa, como dije allá cada uno con sus cosas.
    @Julio Angel 🐝Lopez Lopez
    04/07/2017 #23 @Julio Angel 🐝Lopez Lopez
    Cada red tiene su ecosistema, yo me encuentro feliz en bebee. En otras, das los buenos días y ya se lanzan a la yugular.
    ;-)) como siempre @Marta 🐝 García Quijada de 10
    Marta 🐝 García Quijada
    03/07/2017 #22 Marta 🐝 García Quijada
    #21 jaja muchas gracias @Isabel 🐝 Díaz Durán...los cambios no tienen porqué ser malos, si se mantiene la esencia 😉
    Isabel 🐝 Díaz   Durán
    03/07/2017 #21 Isabel 🐝 Díaz Durán
    Creo que tienes toda la razón Marta! aunque los conceptos lleven ahí toda la vida, no viene mal recordarlos y como dices hay a muchas personas que no les suenan y que le interesan. Siempre fue más fácil quejarse que aportar ideas. No cambies, somos muchos a los que nos gustas lo que escribes. Un saludo
  23. ProducerVincent Andrew

    Vincent Andrew

    Failure, leadership and learning
    Failure, leadership and learningI once took up the offer of being the principal of a private school not fully knowing the implications of that decision until years later. I had joined because I wanted to make a difference, to make an impact in the lives of students and...


    Dean Owen
    08/08/2017 #7 Dean Owen
    What a timely piece as I make a move into education as a pioneer for STEAM education in China whilst keeping my foot in consulting Wall St firms to pay the bills. What I'm finding here in China is a bit of a culture shock in that most schools have a singular focus on profitability when in fact they should focus on building the best school.
    Vincent Andrew
    28/07/2017 #6 Vincent Andrew
    Many thanks for the support and encouragement @Numo Quest @Don Philpott☘️ @John Rylance @Jerry Fletcher @CityVP 🐝 Manjit and to @Milos Djukic for the share.
    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    27/07/2017 #5 CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    You have done a fantastic job of showing how organic the ingredients of education are and showcased the actuality of leadership which is one's ability to adapt to surprise and shifts. Failure is a part of continuous improvement and this buzz demonstrates a very strategic frame or way of looking at failure and more importantly adapting to it.
    Jerry Fletcher
    27/07/2017 #4 Jerry Fletcher
    Well put Vincent. Failure is perhaps the greatest teacher...if we learn from it.
    John Rylance
    26/07/2017 #3 John Rylance
    Vincent an excellent piece. Hindsight is the way we should learn how to avoid mistakes in the future.
    Your three focus points are crucial. They encapsulate what was missing from your experience as outlined.
    Don Philpott☘️
    26/07/2017 #2 Don Philpott☘️
    "Experiencing failure has taught me valuable lessons about leadership and about managing organisations – more than I can ever learn from textbooks." -
    Lessons learned.
    Numo Quest
    26/07/2017 #1 Numo Quest
    Thank you very much for sharing this. Great read and valuable lesson indeed.
  24. CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    Teal Swan writes intelligently about skepticism - "healthy skepticism" was a theme put forward by a student at our club, but I wrote back to him and asked him to consider or at least reflect upon what Teal has written here about "healthy skepticism"
    CityVP 🐝 Manjit
    tealswan.com Skepticism is the opposite of suspended judgment. It is the rigid judgment that absolute certain knowledge is impossible. This is why skepticism does not...
  25. Joel Anderson

    Joel Anderson

    Joel Anderson
    Irrelativity: Are we being crowdsourced into irrelevance through a war on words and artful use of information?
    www.bebee.com "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was...


    Joel Anderson
    22/07/2017 #1 Joel Anderson
    @CityVP 🐝 Manjit thank you for sharing. Keep making a difference.
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