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March 19th 2014: Best Content of the Last Week

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Here is the best content I consumed this past week...

Best In Science

The Two Brain Systems that Control Our Attention: The Science of Gaining Focus

"It turns out a lot of us have wandering minds and struggle to stay focused. In fact, when we’re reading, our minds typically wander anywhere from 20 to 40 percent of the time." 

The Science of Failure: Why Highly Successful People Crave Mistakes

"A friend told me recently about a colleague who is entirely open to feedback. When she’s told that she did something wrong, my friend said, she just starts over. She doesn’t take feedback personally, and she doesn’t feel upset about getting anything wrong."

Increasing Lunar Coincidences Lead to “Philosophical Disquiet” (link no longer active)

"The list of fine-tuned “coincidences” required for our unique Moon’s formation appears to be growing. The creation implications of these discoveries, including recent findings published in Nature, seem to have astronomers feeling unsettled."

Best In Faith

The Impoverished Ministry of Jesus

"The reason some of us are such poor examples of Christianity is that we have failed to recognize that Christ is almighty. We have Christian attributes and experiences, but there is no abandonment or surrender to Jesus Christ."

Obedience to the “Heavenly Vision”

"If we lose “the heavenly vision” God has given us, we alone are responsible— not God. We lose the vision because of our own lack of spiritual growth. If we do not apply our beliefs about God to the issues of everyday life, the vision God has given us will never be fulfilled. "

Best In Work

Do you love your customers?

"There are two ways people think about this: 1- We love our customers because they pay us money. (Inherent here is customers = money = love.) 2-We love our customers, and sometimes there's a transaction."

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