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    • 'Poor Communication' Is Often a Symptom of a Different Problem

    • By: Art Markman
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Do employees complain that your company suffers from a lack of communication? That the left hand doesn’t know what the right hand is doing? Maybe the one doing the complaining is you. Or perhaps, as many companies do, you conducted an employee engagement survey and “lack of communication” emerged as a top gripe.

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    • Smart Thinking

    • Three Essential Keys to Solve Problems, Innovate, and Get Things Done
    • By: Art Markman
    • Narrated by: Sean Pratt
    • Length: 7 hrs and 11 mins
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    Think smart people are just born that way? Think again. Drawing on diverse studies of the mind, from psychology to linguistics, philosophy, and learning science, Art Markman, Ph.D., demonstrates the difference between "smart thinking" and raw intelligence, showing listeners how memory works, how to learn effectively, and how to use knowledge to get things done. He then introduces his own three-part formula for listeners to employ "smart thinking" in their daily lives.

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    • I feel asleep in class

    • By Lee on 12-14-12
    • Three Essential Keys to Solve Problems, Innovate, and Get Things Done
    • By: Art Markman
    • Narrated by: Sean Pratt
    • Length: 7 hrs and 11 mins
    • Release date: 01-04-12
    • 4 out of 5 stars 657 ratings

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    • How You Define the Problem Determines Whether You Solve It

    • By: Art Markman
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Typical stories of creativity and invention focus on finding novel ways to solve problems. James Dyson found a way to adapt the industrial cyclone to eliminate the bag in a vacuum cleaner. Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque developed cubism as a technique for including several views of a scene in the same painting. The desktop operating system developed at Xerox PARC replaced computer commands with a spatial user interface.

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    • When You Should Worry About Failure, and When You Shouldn’t

    • By: Art Markman
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 6 mins
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    We all fail, all the time. We might miss a call with a client because of an emergency work meeting, or miss that meeting because another project has suddenly become urgent. And then we (or our families) get sick, and we have to shift priorities around again.

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    • Stress Is Your Brain Trying to Avoid Something

    • By: Art Markman
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Stress exists in every workplace, and all of us have probably tried a few trendy stress-management approaches. But rather than trying the latest fad, it may be more effective to understand how stress works and where it comes from, so that you can create your own methods for dealing with it.

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    • Smart Change

    • Five Tools to Create New and Sustainable Habits in Yourself and Others
    • By: Art Markman
    • Narrated by: Sean Pratt
    • Length: 7 hrs and 31 mins
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    An insightful guide that shows how habits of behavior are formed, and how we can transform bad habits into positive behaviors in ourselves and others. Smart Change explores the psychological mechanisms that form and maintain habits in individuals and groups and offers real, accessible and actionable advice for changing habits. In an engaging narrative, Markman covers a wide range of habits, from individual behaviors like eating better and exercising regularly to work-related behaviors such as learning effectively and influencing customers’ purchases.

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    • Even Smarter Than I Thought!!!

    • By Rand on 05-30-14
    • Five Tools to Create New and Sustainable Habits in Yourself and Others
    • By: Art Markman
    • Narrated by: Sean Pratt
    • Length: 7 hrs and 31 mins
    • Release date: 02-07-14
    • 4 out of 5 stars 182 ratings

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    • Your Team Is Brainstorming All Wrong

    • By: Art Markman
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 6 mins
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    When your team is tasked with generating ideas to solve a problem, suggesting a brainstorming session is a natural reaction. But does that approach actually work?

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    • Influence People by Leveraging the Brain’s Laziness

    • By: Art Markman
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Discussions of influence are almost always focused on messages and information, the assumption being that the best route to drive people’s actions is to get them to understand the course of action that is best for them and then to pursue it.

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    • You Can’t Manage Emotions Without Knowing What They Really Are

    • By: Art Markman
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 5 mins
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    At this point, everybody knows emotional intelligence matters in the workplace. Yet there are two aspects of emotions that make it hard for people to exercise their emotional intelligence.

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