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Speak to be Heard

August 07, 2014   Julian Treasure
The spoken word is a powerful tool, but is one we often neglect. Knowing how to articulate your thoughts clearly while holding the other person's attention is a skill that benefits us in both our personal and professional lives.

With a little effort we can all become a magnetic speaker. In this issue of The Pulse, we share a TED Talk by Julian Treasure, who explains how to speak in a manner that makes others want to listen.
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Think Like a Freak

August 22, 2014   Steven Levitt & Stephen Dubner
It's not the first time we've discussed the decision making process in The Pulse, but in typical fashion, Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner -- the founders of the Freakonomics empire -- have a way of turning a subject on its head.

In their latest book, the duo outline ways to change your thinking, improve your problem solving skills and tackle the toughest challenges. Check out the eight ways you can think like a freak.
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