How to Avoid Choking under Pressure - Scientific AmericanIf you scrutinize your performance too much-trying to control, for example, the natural inflections in your voice as you present an important finding to your office mates - you will be priming your cerebral cortex to trip over your cerebellum, leaving yourself at a loss for words. But if you focus on a single word or idea that sums up your entire presentation ("smooth" or "forceful," for instance), you will be best equipped to prevent your brain from getting in its own way.
LinkedIn traffic grows - cnetMarket researcher ComScore reported that LinkedIn's unique visitors rose to 7.7 million, a 22 percent increase over December, TechCrunch reported Saturday. And not only are more people visiting LinkedIn, but they're hanging around longer as well. Total minutes spent on the site last month more than doubled from December to 96.8 million, according to TechCrunch.
Communities and Networks Connection - Tony Karrer
This is a great week for content communities. And there's a very interesting effect and a realization (aha moment) I've had about all of this that I describe near the bottom.A few other communities Tony has helped build:
Yesterday, I was able to announce that I've been working with Judy Brown to launch the Mobile Learning Content Community.
- Judy Brown - Mobile Learning
- Jay Cross - Informal Learning
- Nancy White - Communities and Networks
- Tony Karrer - eLearning Learning