- Producer23/02/2017Dive Deep in the WatersDive deep in the waters, break yourself freefrom being a pauper.explore its depths,by traversing throughits length and breadth.Each ushered tide,brings with it a shiftwhich helps to move with glide.Purge yourselfof all the impurities,by announcing...
Comments25/02/2017 #20 Gerald HechtThis feels like that time I was Scuba Diving...and I was deep enough to make a controlled ascent...my tanks ran out...when I woke up on this dock...I SAW HER! SHE SAVED MY LIFE...It's been 5 years; still I will search the ends of the earth; there will be no other --her, her, her!24/02/2017 #16 siraj shaik#15 @Tausif Mundrawala awesome expressions.. "quality evaluation (related poetry): when appreciations shared by the maestro @Ali Anani and the best collective nectar contributors @Sara Jacobovici @debasish majumder @Devesh Bhatt (positive comments from them are like pats and applauses). Also there are some more who are perfectionists whose engagement (at least a word mentioned in comments spaces are worth..) and hoping surely they will also join to contribute potential value to this superb poem".24/02/2017 #14 Tausif Mundrawala#7 By sharing a name of my progeny, your feedback is quite similar to what I receive from her. My friend ,you have always proved yourself indispensable in the intellectual circle and your feedback mean a lot. Thanks once again for acknowledging it as one of the best poems.
- Producer23/02/2017Drowning in the River of TimeThe complexity of human behavior is evidenced by the controversial concepts we have on many issues. One issue is time. The definition of time varies. Another issue is our focus on the past, present and future times. What is gone is gone. Others...
Comments06/03/2017 #52 Laura Mikolaitis"If thoughts are negative and they become a little bit more negative everyday then something damaging might become catastrophically damaging in the future." - Excellent connection, @Ali Anani. This is an insightful post and offers a good dose of perspective that can be applied to the many tiers of life. Having found myself in the pool of negativity, I can attest to the ill effects of constantly swimming in its waters. Sometimes swimming against the tide can be exhausting and it may mean finding new ways to get to the other side. The same with our thoughts. If we continually think negative thoughts, then our actions and effects thereof may also be negative. But when we dip our toes into a new body of water and start to feel the positive effects of doing so, then we can slowly swim more comfortably and explore new shores.
Time doesn't wait for us, that is for sure. And even the best-laid plans aren't always on solid footing. We have the ability to change and hopefully the self-awareness to be able to recognize when the tides of change are necessary. It can be a slow and arduous process, but like you've said "Remember what is small today and manageable could become huge and very impacting tomorrow. Don't wait for the tide of time to drown you." How true. Excellent insight, Ali. Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts and Deming's Funnel experience - very interesting.25/02/2017 #49 Ali Anani#47 @Paul Walters- very interesting idea- we may live the moment, but crowd our future. We see same thing happening everywhere. We may live the moment, but crowd our future. Yes, we may spend all our earnings today, but then we shall have our future crowded with demands that we can't meet. WOW! I feel this ideas can be expanded on a lot.25/02/2017 #48 Ali Anani#46 @Cyndi wilkins- so, based on your comment the supply and demand of time define the price of time. This is a special case as the supply of time is only 24 hours a day. So, demand increases and supply decreases from a fixed amount. THis is similar case to land. The supply of land is mostly constant (we may fill sea water to make more land) and the demand is always increasing. The result is bursting of land prices in many countries.25/02/2017 #47 Paul Walters@Ali Anani Once again a gem of a piece! After living on a tropical island for the last five years I discovered something from the Balinese. They live not for today but for the moment!!! Their philosophy is that , yesterday is gone and tomorrow is a mystery so live for the moment. All well and good and a philosophy I truly admire but perhaps the town planners should abandon this practise as with the increasing amount of traffic on the roads there is not a lot of 'forward planning' Oh well I guess we cant have it all!24/02/2017 #45 Ali Anani#44 Great observations are there in your comment. I loved the way you dear @John Rylance described the mirrors as possibilities of problems may attack us from all directions and the need to keep the mirrors clean. Yes, time doesn't move linearly if we consider it as a river.24/02/2017 #44 John RylanceTides ebb and flow, there are high and low tides, for this reason it might be a mistake to assume the tide of time is a constant forward movement. The flotsam and jetsam of life can stay with us, it may go never to return, or we may need to ensure we deal with it successfully if it does return. To pick up on your analogy of car mirrors, we need them all, problems or good things can come at us from any angle, so we need to see in all directions, so that we can embrace or reject them accordingly.
Yes we can't go back in time, but we can (with rear mirrors) stop the past catching up with us.24/02/2017 #42 Jean L. Serio CPC, CeMAYour comment, Ali, "If we only take the value of the present time things may look quite different from the future. When the future arrives it shall leave little room for correction" has value not only in our personal lives but in our businesses. Time after time we've seen companies planning only for profits today; failing to see the 'big picture' of tomorrow when those plans could eventually topple their organization. Abraham Lincoln said "You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today". As always, thank you for a thought provoking share, Ali.24/02/2017 #40 Jeet SarkarThe cars' window metaphor is just outstanding sir @Ali Anani! i loved it! Yes, past (experience) is something which triggers you to do much better than previous. Present help you to built the floor under your feet more strongly which ultimately leads into a good future. Overall, you can say it is a good development! Thank you for sharing this lovely buzz.24/02/2017 #39 🐝 Fatima WilliamsThank you dear @Ali Anani You are a very humble person and I have not seen such simplicity in the current world. To just be able to know an idol like you gives me the joy of being in the Now where I get to learn and know more from you. I am not a fan of movie stars anymore. I am a fan of my favourite bees on beBee.
I am not a master of time
But I am learning not to drown in time
And Now to move in time.
Thank you24/02/2017 #38 Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.#37 you made my day @Ali Anani, thank you. It is my pleasure to support a superb bee on its golden honey tour!24/02/2017 #37 Ali Anani#35 A grand ambassador of beBee should have your grandness dear @Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.. I thank you for writing such a grand comment24/02/2017 #36 Ali Anani#34 WOW! @🐝 Fatima Williams- you are truly a great person to connect with. Your comments stand out as buzzes on their own. You make me feel I am "moving in time". Can we define synchronicity as two souls moving together in time? If yes, I know why we move together in time. Your movement along the past, present and future times is admirable. Blessed you are.24/02/2017 #35 Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.very inspiring and a very good reminder to be more present thank you @Ali Anani24/02/2017 #34 🐝 Fatima WilliamsDrowning in the river of time
As you go down
You feel the need to go back up
You realise the need to keep swimming
You start swimming upward
To stay afloat
To enjoy the present time
To plan for usefulness of the time
Time available in the Now and the future.
You see yourself drowning
You identify what's dragging you
Whats causing the weight
So you shake it off
You plan and swim against it
Finally moving in time
Thank you @Ali Anani for ride on the river of time through this intriguing buzz24/02/2017 #33 Ali Anani@Laura Mikolaitis wrote a splendid buzz which as @Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman sees track with this buzz. The link is
Take my word. This buzz is worthy of your reading time. I invite all readers of this buzz to read also the buzz of Laura.
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Comments23/02/2017 #4 Deb 🐝 Helfrich"Judging others isn't good for us and it certainly isn't good for us if we are to continue living in a civilised society." This is something I profoundly believe, as well, @Deidré Wallace
If someone is on the planet, we should respect their right to participate in their own life. Structures and rules should be about fairness in access to space, resources, and community.
How we get to this stage is really to see the hurt of all these wounds, forgive and move on, and then grow a new generation of humans who aren't taught to judge in the open and explicit way we currently conduct our society.
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- Producer08/01/2017We Need To Think Our Own ThinksFrom Apr 2, 2015For a visual artist there are 2 types of worlds out there : the studio world and “other” worlds. Most of the time, the former is separate from the others. But for consideration of subject matter harvesting, some times they link up.My...
Comments09/01/2017 #4 Dean Owen#3 Thanks for tagging me @CityVP 🐝 Manjit. I would have missed it as the feed is supersonic these days and anything posted in the Western Hemisphere is likely to get overlooked unless it is shared during my day. Always fascinated by the minds of artists. But for me, an artist can be technically brilliant, but just like singers, if they don't have soul, their voice/canvas will be will not be engaging. Looking through Mr. Poulin's artwork, I am taken in by the warmth. Absolutely delightful. The book sounds interesting indeed. I spent my early years reading books that provoked thought, upset, and disrupted. These days I prefer books that take me on a journey, like being a passenger in Disney's Small World. So no offence dear Bernard Poulin, I am however tempted by your Colored Pencil Techniques series!09/01/2017 #3 CityVP 🐝 ManjitI was drawn in by the metacogntive attraction of the title of this buzz and then the graphic. Once I got reading, I noticed the word "nude" and I checked back a little for a moment thinking, I hope this is not bait and switch.
No worries, this was a delight to read from top to bottom. While this buzz is about the authors book, the attraction for me here is the worldview of an artist. There is a chasm between the "studio world" and the "other world's".
When it comes to "encouragement", I will draw a quick distinction in my own mind between the artist and the anarchist. The artist absolutely consumes and eats the object of their art - they pull from the very fabric of life, and so the artist takes in a lot to emit a little art. We only see the end product and not what went into the end product that is art.
The anarchist is different, she or he does not want rules to be imposed on them and does not want to be told what to do, which for me is interesting in that there is a relationship that exists between the anarchist and art - one is about creating rules, which kind of paradoxical considering anarchists don't believe in rules - and so it seems that there is a split in the world of anarchists - but the link back to art is the paradoxical.
So now I observe this buzz, just like a painting - a metacognition of Bernard Poulin. This observation is not for me one between the studio and the other worlds, it is the observation of many worlds I observe. I more am more than delighted to welcome Bernard to beBee, as I am delighted @Dean Owen lead me to Lyon Brave, likewise I welcome hearing Dean's observations regarding Bernard's buzz.08/01/2017 #2 Pamela 🐝 WilliamsI'm with Deb, intriguing Bernard. I'm an observer (and I do stare, but try not to get caught). I like to go to a local park and just observe people, try to decipher their expressions and overheard conversations. Ever notice how you can tell which ones are actually thinking, contemplating and those that just seem to walk through the world oblivious of all that is going on around them?
In actuality I'm told I think too much...which never made sense to me.08/01/2017 #1 Deb 🐝 HelfrichThinking my own thinks is my definition of success - it says so right on my website. Along with the fact that I suspect that the meaning of life is to learn to use our own thinking equipment.
I am very intrigued by this book, @Bernard Poulin View moreThinking my own thinks is my definition of success - it says so right on my website. Along with the fact that I suspect that the meaning of life is to learn to use our own thinking equipment.
I am very intrigued by this book, @Bernard Poulin, very intrigued. Close
- Producer29/12/2016¿Y si viviéramos como si fuésemos libres? / What if we lived like we were free?¿Qué pasaría si viviéramos como si fuesemos libres? Tener el poder de aquello que realmente nos pertenece, NUESTRA VIDA; y sentir la libertad de ser anónimos al mundo, un mundo privado, real y genuino.No tendríamos la necesidad de exponer...
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- Producer30/11/2016Do you learn and think in straight lines or in circles?This is something I've thought about a lot lately. How do we learn and think?I learn in straight lines. I like to find a beginning and start there. If I'm learning a language I start with "Hello, my name is..." I think of learning like laying a...
Comments09/12/2016 #21 Anonymous#14 In fact, lines and circles are two dimensions. If you add a third dimension to a circle, it becomes a globe. Definetly, we learn in "globe" mode, as we get information from all possible directions. When attending a training, you get not only what is taught, as well the lecturer attitude, the atmosphere, the others' attitude, comments, our own previous knowledge.30/11/2016 #15 Renée 🐝 CormierHmm. I might be somewhere in the middle. A little of both, maybe? I definitely like things to be as uncomplicated as possible and people who natter on endlessly without making a concise point get on my nerves. My spacial perception is terrible and too many details and steps confuse me. Having said that, I can be very resourceful, a great problem solver, independent thinker and very entrepreneurial. What's your opinion, @Graham🐝 Edwards? I think Graham learns in circles.30/11/2016 #14 Deb 🐝 Helfrich#13 Interesting that you brought up maps, @Susan Rooks, as I used the words globe and continent-shaped. I think circular learning is more about learning things spatially, in relationship, via representation. And linear directions are certainly part of the ease of recalling some of the most ridiculous things.
I have always had a great sense of direction, probably good since I traveled so much as a consultant, but I shun maps and the existence of GPS is outside my world right now. Even something like getting in an elevator and knowing which way to turn when I got to my floor. It floored me when colleagues would have to walk out and look in order to know which way to go.
I think I learn in 3-D. Back to spatial learning. I also love to pace while talking.
Finally, the newish work on embodied cognition is very self-evident to me, I think precisely because I don't learn in a straight line.30/11/2016 #13 Susan RooksWell, @Elizabeth Bailey, you've given us quite a question! Thank you!
I am pretty sure I think in circles; until the last few years no one would have ever called me organized. Straight lines were not for me! And although yes, I'm more organized . . . I am sure others might walk into my small place and wince. The one time straight line thinking works for me is with maps, especially trying to get to a place I've never been before. I don't much like getting anywhere late, so I like to go simply from here to there with a minimum of fuss.
Otherwise, I'm fine with being spontaneous and wandering around -- in my thinking and in my doing.30/11/2016 #12 Elizabeth Bailey#8 I'm glad you enjoyed it @Donna-Luisa Eversley I think, like your teachers, it took me a while to understand it was just a difference in people. Most likely if circle / image learning was mainstream those of us who learn by words and straight lines would be the ones finding it tough.30/11/2016 #8 Donna-Luisa Eversley@Elizabeth Bailey...I learn in circles, and growing up it was hard as my teachers tried to get me on the straight line. I'm also a picture learner and images are easier than words. I can do the lines and words now, but it took me a long time to accept my differences were great and did not make me less of a person.
Thanks for this.30/11/2016 #6 Lisa 🐝 GallagherInteresting @Elizabeth Bailey. I think I'm a mix of both. I'm scattered at times, spontaneous and I can usually learn from fragments of my past if it's something that just makes sense. On the other hand, I need facts, I'm a hands on learner first and foremost. However, there are certain things that I need step by step instruction. I guess it just depends on the circumstance I'm facing.30/11/2016 #4 Deb 🐝 HelfrichVery circular learner right here, @Elizabeth Bailey. Although I represent it a bit more like what I know right now is the 'globe', if I sit in a class, I wait to hear the entire lecture, get the entire scope of the new information, and then I integrate the whole of the new info into my world. I simply do not understand asking questions during the process.
Once something is integrated, I have a map to retrieve it. Maybe it could be said I learn in continent shaped chunks, rather than train tracks. I do very much agree with your statement "they seem to be able to remember all these odd unrelated pieces of information and when they've got enough of them just put them together with an amazing grasp of the subject"
They may strictly speaking be unrelated bits of info, but I learn the relationships, rather than the facts, and that leads to a quicker emergence of a 'concept.'30/11/2016 #3 David B. GrinbergThanks for such an interesting and thought-provoking post, Liz. I think the best outcome is to possess some combination of thinking in straight lines AND circles. I don't think this has to be an either/or choice, although I'm sure most people excel at one over the other. If not, then at least know what you excel at, in addition to your limitations. Then, as you suggest, seek out assistance and guidance as needed.
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Comments28/10/2016 #2 Maureen McCannSam, I love that you wrote about this topic and gave your hive the tools to be able to do this themselves.
This week I had the opportunity to introduce a number of people to one another using the strategy you used in the above example. Connecting professionals to one another can have mutual benefit for the two people you are connecting, and for you, the connector.
When you can demonstrate a willingness and an openness to bring people together, you signal to others that you see the potential and opportunity in connecting others.
To use an example from my line of work: When a job seeker turns down a job but recommends a qualified professional instead, that job seeker connects the two and if there's a match, has helped both secure their separate needs. (Even if there isn't a match, both appreciate the good will). If there is a match, the employer has found someone to fill their need and the job seeker has a job. Now both feel very positive about the connector and chances are good, they'll look for ways to help return the favor.
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Comments09/10/2016 #5 Janet LentzGreat post about staying current. No one enjoys learning new software or new ways of doing things, but I have found that embracing change and running with it is a good strategy. Often it is for the better. I like the comment about looking ahead at what might be needed in the future.07/10/2016 #2 Larry Boyer, 🐝 Brand AmbassadorOne needs to be careful with the attitude expressed as you might find yourself retiring unexpectedly earlier than you thought. Fact is companies can be disrupted anytime and the company needs to be adapting and growing, even if you don't think it makes sense for you.07/10/2016 #1 Joyce RedlonThank you Brandon. Your attitude is mine as well. I have been with a wonderful company for 20 years and am happy with my job. Even so , I went back to school and finished my degree in Consumer Science & Merchandising just five years ago. In addition to my "day job" I market and resell on my own website as well as other eCommerce platforms. Never stagnate, always learning, keep doing something new!
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- Producer11/07/2016VortexPower of thoughts stirs a creative forceOf patterns formed in the dynamics of fluidity .As they move towards a vortex in spaceStill malleable in their pliability.Random impression in the expressionUntil the next emanating thoughts give a shape unto...
Comments11/07/2016 #2 Ali AnaniI thank dear @Anees Zaidi for bringing this buzz to my attention. This post captured my attention from the first two lines:
Power of thoughts stirs a creative force
Of patterns formed in the dynamics of fluidity
This is a picturesque description and the fluidity under the power of thoughts is truly fluid. Thank you @Savvy Raj for being so ceative11/07/2016 #1 Anees ZaidiDear @Savvy Raj a beautiful painting and thoughtful words. 'Creations so unique. ...In no cell is design that's is duplicate'. A Divine creation. Even the simplest thing is unique. You have merged so many interests in you....painting, poetry, philosophy. Did you have chance to read @Ali Anani ' s today's post 'Merge to Emerge'. If not please read.
Thinking & Life skills (Learn, know, grow)~ 100 buzzes
This Hive is about: (1.) LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT: Inquiry, Introspection, Creativity, Imagination, Exploration, Experiential; (2.) LIFE SKILLS: Logic/Reasoning, Philosophy, Psychology, Arts, Science, Neuroscience applications, Awareness of emotion, Soft skill (Life, business and relationships coaching/facilitation)