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Presentation Tips from a Brain Doctor

While everyone else in my family, and perhaps the country, is obsessed with basketball, I'm enjoying a couple of of PBS shows that only come around during fundraising season. One of them features Dr Daniel Amen,  who is a child and adult psychiatrist and  brain imaging specialist.

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Gotta Watchit

PBS is airing a great series called Mind Over Money.

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March Book Lust

Big news: I'm writing a book with Matt Davio called Tradeoffs: Leveraging the Longs & Shorts of Life. We'll use the language and practices of those who trade for a living to frame life's tradeoffs: time for money,  freedom for convention,  risk for reward, and money for goods and services.

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January Book Lust

This month we have a fiction entry in Book Lust by writer Barrie Abalard, who reviews the latest book in the series that inspired the Golden Globe winning "Dexter" TV series.

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Low-Jargon Financial Blogs & Newsletters

I write blogs and newsletters for attorneys, advisors and accountants. These professionals often need to provide complex information without making their clients' eyes glaze over.

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Brains Need Stories

Evidently story-loving is a function of our brain's development. We're biologically wired for them. Is this why Steve Jobs is the world's greatest keynoter? Because he's a great storyteller?

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September Book Lust

If you've read any of these, please write your thoughts/a review.  Here's what's on my radar.

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August Book Lust

I want to read (but haven't yet) these four books: The Myth of the Rational Market, The Ascent of Money, Guts: Combat, Hellraising, Cancer, Business Startups and Undying Love, and Habit. Please write a review or give me a thumbs up/down on these four if you read them already.

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Play Piano, Outrun Mean Dogs: All in your Brain

Turns out my parents could have saved the money they spent on a piano.  I could have learned to play almost as well in my imagination.

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Multi-tasking

At the risk of sounding antisocial, I wonder why texting and driving can't be an acquired skill. The brain is capable of so many things, why not this? In July 2009 a new computer AAA Foundation released a new computer program designed to help Baby Boomers retrain their brains and delay the impact of aging.

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