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Some Things That Have Helped Me Worry Less

I worry about things more than I’d like to. I worry about making mistakes, getting criticized, having my business fail, being awkward or rude in social situations and lots of other things. Most of the time my worries just stay in my head. They’re there, but I ignore them well enough to get on with my day and keep working. Other times, those worries grip me and derail my progress. I struggled immensely with big parts of writing my upcoming book. My own expectations (and imagined attacks) made s...
Tags: Bob Dylan, Jonah Lehrer, Lifehacks, Mindset


Shorties (Chelsea Manning Will Publish a Memoir, New Music from the National, and more)

Chelsea Manning will publish a memoir early next year. shared a short film featuring new music. May's best eBook deals. eBook on sale for $1.99 today: Genius by James Gleick The Lords of Discipline by James Conroy Proust Was a Neuroscientist by Jonah Lehrer The Quietus previewed May's cassette releases. previewed summer's best books. Stream a new song by V.V. Lightbody. Authors discussed their books' one word titles at Mirriam-Webster. Stream a new Kelly Moran. L...
Tags: Music, David, Jonah Lehrer, Chelsea Manning, Atomic Books Comics Preview, James Gleick, Sandra Cisneros, Cate Le Bon, Yohuna, American Libraries, Charly Bliss, James Conroy Proust, V V Lightbody Authors, Mirriam Webster Stream, Kelly Moran Locus, Willow Wilson Aquarium Drunkard


Digital Marketing and Your Small Business: 9 Books to Spark Your Upgrade

Moving into the future, businesses need expertise in an ever-increasing array of marketing tools: email marketing, social media marketing, Google Ads, blogging, growth hacking, lead generation, SEO, SEM, etc. Understanding which tools and strategies to use to achieve your business objectives can be difficult. That’s where this book list fits in. This list contains nine books that cover almost every aspect of digital marketing, so you can prepare for your marketing future today. Digital Marketi...
Tags: Google, Sales, Mobile Marketing, Analytics, Jonah Lehrer, Smith, Yellow Pages, Digital Marketing, Chris Smith, Tap, Twitter Facebook, Marquette University, Shlomo Benartzi, Anindya Ghose, LeFevre, Daniel Rowles


Experts And Insiders: Marketing’s Worst Enemy?

There is no real cause for failure in this new world of marketing. There are only things we can learn. There is more data available than ever before to pivot or pursue in real time with messaging, content, and experiences. Failure occurs for those who persevere on pride even when the customer user experience data informs them they should have concluded their experiment months ago. Some schools of thought welcome risk because trends are emerging and transforming at such a fast pace that there ...
Tags: Brand Marketing, Jonah Lehrer, Branding, Naveen Jain, Hollywood California, Brand Research Brand Strategy Brand Licensing


You're more likely to be (unintentionally) plagiarised by someone who is the same sex as you

Look at some of the most high-profile plagiarism scandals, such as Joe Biden's supposed borrowing from Neil Kinnock, novelist Kaavya Viswanathan's "unintentional" plagiarism of Megan McCafferty and Meg Cabot, science writer Jonah Lehrer's lifting words from this blog, and this week, Melania Trump's echoing of phrases used previously by Michelle Obama (though a speech-writer has taken the blame for this).Notice a pattern?In each case, the alleged plagiarists copied others of the same sex. This i...
Tags: Psychology, Memory, Joe Biden, Neil Kinnock, Jonah Lehrer, Michelle Obama, Cognition, Research Digest, Melania Trump, Christian Jarrett, Salman Rushdie, Viswanathan, Meg Cabot


It's easier to unintentionally plagiarise from someone who is the same sex as you

Look at some of the most high-profile plagiarism scandals, such as Joe Biden's supposed borrowing from Neil Kinnock, novelist Kaavya Viswanathan's "unintentional" plagiarism of Megan McCafferty and Meg Cabot, science writer Jonah Lehrer's lifting words from this blog, and this week, Melania Trump's echoing of phrases used previously by Michelle Obama (though a speech-writer has taken the blame for this).Notice a pattern?In each case, the alleged plagiarists copied others of the same sex. This i...
Tags: Psychology, Joe Biden, Neil Kinnock, Jonah Lehrer, Michelle Obama, Research Digest, Melania Trump, Christian Jarrett, Salman Rushdie, Viswanathan, Meg Cabot


We're more prone to unintentionally plagiarise from others the same sex as us

Look at some of the most high-profile plagiarism scandals, such as Joe Biden's supposed borrowing from Neil Kinnock, novelist Kaavya Viswanathan's "unintentional" plagiarism of Megan McCafferty and Meg Cabot, science writer Jonah Lehrer's lifting words from this blog, and this week, Melania Trump's echoing of phrases used previously by Michelle Obama (though a speech-writer has taken the blame for this).Notice a pattern?In each case, the alleged plagiarists copied others of the same sex. This i...
Tags: Psychology, Joe Biden, Neil Kinnock, Jonah Lehrer, Michelle Obama, Research Digest, Melania Trump, Christian Jarrett, Salman Rushdie, Viswanathan, Meg Cabot


Slate’s Daniel Engber finds evidence that disgraced fabulist and self-plagiarist Jonah Lehrer re-use

Slate’s Daniel Engber finds evidence that disgraced fabulist and self-plagiarist Jonah Lehrer re-used several passages from his 2009 book How We Decide, which has since been retracted, in his new pop-psychology tome A Book About Love.Read more...
Tags: Publishing, Journalismism, News, Jonah Lehrer, Daniel Engber


Link feast

Our editor's pick of this week's 10 best psychology and neuroscience links:This Is Your Brain on SilenceContrary to popular belief, peace and quiet is all about the noise in your head.The Most Terrifying Childhood Condition You’ve Never Heard OfChildhood disintegrative disorder, a rare and severe condition, rapidly melts away a child’s abilities. A new theory proposes that this little-known condition turns back the developmental clock.States of Mind: The Sky Is Wider (BBC Radio 4 drama developed...
Tags: Psychology, Bbc, Jonah Lehrer, Research Digest, Christian Jarrett, BBC Radio, Jamie Hacker Hughes


Notorious Fabulist Jonah Lehrer Wants to Apologize (So You’ll Buy His Book)

Remember Jonah Lehrer, the pop-psychology author and New Yorker staff writer who invented Bob Dylan quotes and somehow managed to plagiarize himself? After resigning from his magazine gig in mid-2012, and watching his publisher retract two of his three books, Lehrer laid low for a few years—but not so low as to prevent him from issuing a mealy-mouthed apology during a journalism conference, or signing a fourth book contract with Simon & Schuster. And now he has a new book to sell.Read more...
Tags: Journalismism, News, Bob Dylan, Jonah Lehrer, The New Yorker, Simon Schuster, Lehrer


Dominate Using These Digital Data Trends and Insights

Have you noticed how integral digital elements have become in our lives? Whether we love it or hate it, we are living in a digital economy, interacting with digital devices, building and managing digital relationships. Here are 10 books that will give you insights on digital data trends and guide you through the digital landscape in 2016. “Disrupting Digital Business: Create an Authentic Experience in the Peer-to-Peer Economy” by R “Ray” Wang More than half of the Fortune 500 have been merg...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Jonah Lehrer, Melinda Gates, Twitter Power, Don, John Lee, Wang, Dave Taylor, Shlomo Benartzi, Matthew Dixon, Lindstrom, COMM, Carmine Gallo, Brent Adamson, Martin Lindstrom


12 #HigherEd Content Surprises

Higher Ed Content: Surprise! While you can plan and strategize as much as possible when it comes to digital content in higher education, you can still get unexpected outcomes. I believe these surprises can teach us all a great deal about how content works in our industry. That’s why I asked the 12 higher ed professionals presenting at the 2016 Higher Ed Content Conference to share with us the most suprising outcome they experienced over the past 12 months. Check out these 12 surprises your hi...
Tags: Google, Instagram, Digital, Marketing Strategy, Canada, Harvard University, Jonah Lehrer, Miami, Content Strategy, Boston University, Boston College, Southern New Hampshire University, Steve Thompson, Miami University, York University, Harvard Gazette


Jonah Lehrer Gets A Book Deal Despite Having Fabricated Bob Dylan Quotes

NEW YORK (AP) — Jonah Lehrer, the best-selling author whose career was derailed after he acknowledged fabricating Bob Dylan quotes, is collaborating on a book about virtual life. Read More → [Author: ASSOCIATED PRESS]
Tags: New York, Ap, Bob Dylan, Jonah Lehrer


Confirmed Fraud Jonah Lehrer Has Yet Another Book Deal

Jonah Lehrer, a disgrace and a bullshit artist, has gotten (another?) book deal, because white men fail upward. Lehrer, who was revealed to have fabricated quotations in his 2012 book about Bob Dylan, as well plagiarized himself and others for the Wall Street Journal, the New Yorker , Wired, the Boston Globe, and the Guardian is working on a book with a UCLA professor about "how we think and behave differently on screens." (How do we behave, Jonah?) Read more...
Tags: Books, Bob Dylan, Plagiarism, Jonah Lehrer, How We Behave, Bullshit, Wall Street Journal, Ucla, Jonah, Boston Globe


Jonah Lehrer working on book about digital life

NEW YORK (AP) — Jonah Lehrer, the best-selling author whose career was derailed after he acknowledged fabricating Bob Dylan quotes, is collaborating on a book about virtual life.
Tags: New York, Ap, Bob Dylan, Jonah Lehrer


What We Really Need To Learn To Be Successful In Life - Part I

If there were no schools and traditional academic curriculums, and one had the option to question and rethink a human being learning curriculum what would be in it? Photo credit: How To Be Successful, a very instructive guide originally written by Things You Really Need To Learn. Today, eight years after, I have decided to go back to that guide and dissected it, updated it, curated it and expanded on it as to further broaden up its scope and usefulness. What I have done is the following. I hav...
Tags: Wikipedia, Bbc, Jonah Lehrer, Stephen, Cornell, Vivek Ranadive, Robin, Merriam Webster, Huffington, Colin Campbell, Sarah Klein, Mortimer J Adler, Robin Good Backgrounder, Robin Good, Stephen Downes, Wikipedia Backgrounder