At NLE Resources, we keep our eye on the news to bring you timely articles and links that we think a rabbi or Jewish educator would find interesting! We have decided to share some of these links in a weekly feature on the blog. Enjoy!

1) Temperament matters more than IQ. Charlie Munger and Warren Buffett comment on how they’ve left smarter people in the dust. Oh, and “If you keep learning all the time, you have a wonderful advantage”.

2) Correct Ways to Respond to “Thanks!” If you say “No problem” or “It was nothing” you need to read this.

3) Holiday Shopping Tips From Behavioral Economists — “Chances are pretty good that whatever you end up getting people this year, and however hard you try, some of your friends and family members aren’t going to think that the gift is worth what you paid for it.”

4) By doing one simple thing a college professor was able to dramatically change how he was perceived and how much his students liked him. Learn it here.

5) How To Fail At Almost Everything And Still Win Big

6) That Snooze Button Habit Is Putting Your Productivity To Sleep, So Quit Hitting It 

7) The Surprising Ways Friends Make Us Who We Are — “Friendships are the least institutionalized and most voluntary social relationship we have.”

8) What ‘no’ means. It doesn’t mean “I see the world the way you do, I’ve carefully considered every element of this proposal and understand it as well as you do and I hate it and I hate you.”

9) How rainbows work, explained in under 10 seconds.

10) Crowds versus company: When are we drawn to groups? — “Like magnets, the same individuals can attract or repel each other depending on the situation. Some fascinating research—including one very old and one very new project—have explored why.”





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