Some things that emotional intelligence is: The ability to monitor and understand one’s own emotions and to act wisely in human relations. It is emotional stability and steadfastness. A defining factor in a person’s ability to work well in teams, deal with problems and ambiguities, stick to tasks, be self-motivated and remain optimistic about work […]
Brett will be live on America Matters Media radio station KCKQ AM 1180 at 4:30 tomorrow, on the show All Things Home, talking about the top 10 most common seismic vulnerabilities to look for when buying a home.
The World’s first 3-d printed office building has opened in Dubai, UAE. It was printed in China and constructed in 17 days, saving 80% on construction costs. World’s First 3-D Printed Office Building Photos
The relative success of a building construction project is often determined by the ability of the design team, owner, and contractors to effectively communicate ideas and resolve conflicts. This is true for practically any other type of endeavor that we humans venture into as teams. Architects, engineers, and construction professionals form a special part of […]
I enjoyed the spotlight that this book puts on hopefulness, and the rallying cry to hold tight to it, even in the face of a society with increasing cynicism and its accompanying peril to the health of the individual human soul. Many people may believe that people are not inherently good—but a society and democracy […]
Stop Stealing Dreams A great read and a TEDx video, by Seth Godin, about how the industrial revolution is over and some thoughts on how the education system should change accordingly.
Memory and media Not too many millenia ago, just about everything we remembered happened to us. In real life. Books and then radio and TV changed that. Orson Welles demonstrated that a radio drama could create feelings (and then memories of those feelings) that were as powerful to some as the real thing. Eleven years […]