【英译中】一个关于注意力和记忆的绝妙比喻

近日里,博主在为一个知识管理的主题课程准备授课素材,主题、参考资料和讲解思路很快汇聚了一大把,却总感觉缺点什么。仔细想了一下,缺的是一个可以把这些散碎资料有机整合到一起的主线——最好是一个融合了故事性,画面感,场景化的内容,因为这样才容易把学习者快速带入进来。

辗转反侧好几天,终于在 TheBrain 笔记库 的帮助下,想到了一条主线——这是一个关于注意力和记忆的绝妙比喻,来自一本有趣的书《Your Brain At Work: Strategies for Overcoming Distraction, Regaining Focus, and Working Smarter All Day Long》,原作者为 David Rock。为了让这个比喻为更多人所知,我摘录了书中的要点段落,翻译为中文(没有参考中译本,如有错误,欢迎评论指出)。 继续阅读“【英译中】一个关于注意力和记忆的绝妙比喻”

TMair Club 82nd Meeting: “Manage a Blind Date”

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Table Topics® Questions

  • 如果让你来安排相亲地点,你会选择什么样的地方?为什么?
    If you were asked to arrange a blind date, what place would you choose to feel good?
  • 如果在相亲的时候对方请客,你是否会尽量满足自己的食欲?
    If the dinner is on the other side(对方买单), will you try to satisfy your appetite?
  • 你是否反感父母安排的相亲?你如何回应他们?
    Are you tired of the blind dates arranged by parents? How would you reply them?
  • 你是否曾给朋友安排过相亲对象?你会去主动撮合他们吗?
    Have you ever set up a blind date for you friend? Will you set them up(撮合) on your own initiative?
  • 你有没有听过一些关于相亲的好玩的故事?
    Have you heard any interesting stories about blind dates?
  • 你觉得在相亲的场合谈论哪些话题比较安全?
    What topics do you think is safe to talk about in a blind date?
  • 你相信一见钟情吗?
    Do you believe in love at first sight?
  • 你希望相亲对象具备哪些特点或特质?
    What kind of traits or qualities do you wish to see in the person you will date with?
  • 相亲之前,你会刻意打扮自己吗?
    Would you dress up for a blind date, or just be as usual?
  • 如果把相亲的时间提前到读大学之前,你是否觉得这是个好消息?
    If you can advance your dating before entering college. Do you think it’s good news?

TMair Club 79th Meeting: “Spring Festival Travel Rush”

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Table Topics® Questions

  • What will you do if your seat was taken by others who seems like need a seat such as old people or pregnant women?
  • Do you think it is necessary to go hometown for Spring Festival? Why don’t you choose other holiday?
  • Online ticket-buying system like 12306 or ticket snatching software like Xiecheng are popular to help people to speed up booking process. But is it unfair for people who can not use internet?
  • Think about if you like someone at first sight, how will you  accost(搭讪) he/she?
  • Please share how do you enjoy your time on the train to make it more pleasant?
  • Think about if you were a foreigner, will you choose Train Travel in China during Spring Festival holiday, Why?

TMair Club 78th Meeting: “Change”

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Opening

We live in a world that is changing at ever-increasing speed. Change is the new normal. News are popping out of our WeChat, Toutiao, Weibo and other Apps. Change often leads to negative feelings and anxiety in our lives, but does it have to be a bad thing? Is there any chance that we can understand, embrace and even take advantage of change?

Warm Up Questions

  • How much have you changed in the past 10 years?
  • Is growing old a good change or a bad change, can you share your opinions?

Level Up Questions

  • If for some reasons you had to leave your company and re-apply for a new job, how would you cope with it?
  • If you had to live in another city for some years because of work, what would you think and how would you make your plan?
  • When facing sudden changes in your life, how do you free yourself from anxiety?

Expert Questions

  • In a world of unprecedented changes, how can we not just survive but thrive?
  • If life’s changes were too hard for you, whom/where would you seek for support from?
  • How much is your impression of Toastmasters Club changed since you first joined it?

Optional Questions

  • What kind of changes do you wish to happen around/on you, why?
  • Have you ever taken advantage of a change to benefit your life?

【英译中】如果我们能修正教育领域中的问题 ……

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【英译中】单枪匹马取得商业成功的神话


原文作者:Gene Marks, Marks 集团总裁
发表时间:2014 年 8 月 19 日
原文链接:https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236562

曾经有段时间,我干活全靠自己。那时我在提供计算机服务。我花大量时间工作。但却没能从中赚到钱。

而今天我赚钱了。为什么?因为我正在监督 10 个人,让他们为我提供计算机服务。我从他们身上赚钱。

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