Interesting ways to “Get Smarter” for 2012

Obtained via twitter.
http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2011/12/30/31-ways-to-get-smarter-in-2012.all.html
http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2012/01/01/buff-your-brain.html
Now with the 31 ways in the first link.
1.Play Words With Friends – I already play words with friends but require the assistance of a dictionary a lot of the time!
2.Eat Turmeric – hmm.
3.Take Tae Kwon Do – or dancing, well I already dance and getting back into the routine of classes this week.
4.Get News from Al Jazeera – hmm. news, I get mine via my friends and colleagues.
5.Toss Your Smartphone – already cutting back!
6.Sleep. A Lot. – need to try and do this, late nights are the order of the day at the moment.
7.Download the TED App – done!
8.Go to a Literary Festival – hmmm, wonder if sci fi counts?
9.Build a ‘Memory Palace’
10.Learn a Language – does code count?
11.Eat Dark Chocolate – always although abstaining from January
12.Join a Knitting Circle – hmm!
13.Wipe the Smile Off Your Face – but but but!
14.Play Violent Videogames – every friday!
15.Follow These People on Twitter – ooh.
16.Eat Yogurt – every day.
17.Install SuperMemo – ?
18.See a Shakespeare Play – hmm.
19.Refine Your Thinking – good plan.
20.Hydrate – a least a litre a day.
21.Check Out iTunes U – can not stand itunes, litteraly use it only for backing up my iphone, but I am sure spotify counts.
22.Visit MoMa – ok.
23.Play an Instrument – will guitar hero count?
24.Write By Hand – papermate tarantula.
25.The Pomodoro Technique – ?
26.Zone Out – dancing and videogames does this for me.
27.Drink Coffee – can’t, does redbull count?
28.Delay Gratification – chuckle.
29.Become an Expert – not so sure, Ex is a hasbeen and a spurt is a drip under pressure, how about a leader who is willing to learn.
30.Write Reviews Online – oh yes indeedy.
31.Get Out of Town – already planned for 4 times this year!

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About Shaun Farrell

I have been involved in the construction sector since 1986 and over the years I have seen things change dramatically. Much of the change has been directly as a result of technology. This blog will be about the key combinations of People, Process and Technology. Any views expressed here are strictly my own.
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