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If you are unwilling to fire low performers, do not be a supervisor!

Last month I was part of a two person team conducting a Council on Accreditation (COA) review of an agency in Missouri serving domestic violence victims. After a long day of surveying my fellow team member Ed and I went out for dinner. Conversation quickly turned to my book “Being A Supervisor 1.0”. Ed offered

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If you are unwilling to fire low performers, do not be a supervisor!

Last month I was part of a two person team conducting a Council on Accreditation (COA) review of an agency in Missouri serving domestic violence victims. After a long day of surveying my fellow team member Ed and I went out for dinner. Conversation quickly turned to my book “Being A Supervisor 1.0”. Ed offered

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Time to Tell

Time seems to flash by when we are enjoying ourselves, and slows to a crawl when we are bored. Why? Does time exist, or is it an illusion? Does it flow? Is it linear? How real are our memories? When is now? These are just some of the questions that Time To Tell asks in

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Great Reviews for Being a Supervisor 1.0

Being a Supervisor 1.0 is a handbook for first-time and aspiring supervisors, covering information useful in preparing to step into that role and fulfilling the duties of a supervisor on a daily basis. While the primary audience is the first-time supervisor, or aspiring supervisor, the book will also be a useful resource to experienced supervisors

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Bernardo Kastrup on Consciousness

Uniform Reprints of Bernardo’s Books Bernardo Kastrup’s exploratory journeys through the thoughtscapes of philosophy of mind, ontology, neuroscience of consciousness, psychology, foundations of physics and philosophy of life. A recent paper, published in the Journal of Consciousness Studies, has peaked the interest of the scientific community and others. Bernardo has become a regular contributor at Scientific American

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Western Philosophy Made Easy

Charting the history of Western thought from Socrates to Sartre, from Epicureans to Existentialists, Western Philosophy Made Easy offers a short, readable historical summary of aspects of Western philosophy and key philosophers from Ancient Greece to the modern day, with the emphasis on topics of direct relevance to our own lives. I would consider Western

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The Fall, Revised Edition 2018 with Afterword.

by Steve Taylor FOR THE LAST 6000 years, human beings have been suffering from a kind of collective psychosis. For almost all of recorded history human beings have been – at least to some degree – insane. This seems incredible because we have come to accept the consequences of our insanity as normal. If madness

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Featured author – Elen Sentier

Elen Sentier is the author of Gardening with the Moon & Stars, published by Earth Books. Gardening with the Moon & Stars brings biodynamics to the ordinary gardener. Elen Sentier is passionate about biodynamics. She feels it’s vital to make organics and biodynamics available to as many people as possible if we are to help our

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Meaning in Absurdity – Bernardo Kastrup

Extract The calls of the absurd – with their simultaneous contradictoriness, symbolism, and physical reality – have led us to review some of the latest, groundbreaking results coming out of experimental physics. These results, among which one finds the experimental confirmation of quantum entanglement and the correlation between global mind states and physical events, have

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Black Holes by Dr. Manjir Samanta-Loughton

A mini adventure Since their discovery, microquasars have provided an opportunity to gain information about black holes. As England’s Astronomer Royal, Martin Rees says, “Black holes of different masses behave in qualitatively the same way. Almost everything about them simply scales up or down with the black hole’s mass.” Microquasars were first discovered within our

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Punk Science – Inside the Mind of God, Manjir Samanta-Laughton

In September 2003, I had a profound insight that would change my entire worldview and fuel the writing of this book. At the time, I had actually begun to write, not knowing how the book would end. Having decided on the content of the first few chapters, I turned my attention to some of the

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Great Reviews for Being a Supervisor 1.0

Being a Supervisor 1.0 is a handbook for first-time and aspiring supervisors, covering information useful in preparing to step into that role and fulfilling the duties of a supervisor on a daily basis. While the primary audience is the first-time supervisor, or aspiring supervisor, the book will also be a useful resource to experienced supervisors

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Upcoming Sages & Scientists event

  Iff Books author Bernardo Kastrup will be joining Deepak Chopra and 30 other experts in Los Angeles, California for a 3-day symposium where consciousness and science meet. At Sages & Scientists they will explore life’s deepest mysteries and seek answers to its biggest questions in an effort to further understand themselves, one another, and the universe.

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Call for Contributors: American Myths, Legends, and Tall Tales: An Encyclopedia of American Folklore

ABC-CLIO is publishing a three-volume reference collection titled American Myths, Legends, and Tall Tales: An Encyclopedia of American Folklore in early 2016. The editors seek contributors from fields of literature, history, anthropology, sociology, folklore, and allied subjects to write entries ranging from 750-2500 words on a wide range of topics. The purpose of the encyclopedia

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Introducing Liberalis Books

LIBERALIS – LIBERAL ARTS EDUCATION & STORYTELLING We bring classical ways of thinking and learning in touch with traditional storytelling and the latest thinking in terms of educational research and pedagogy in an approach that combines the best of the old with the best of the new. As classical education publishers, our books are designed

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Time to Tell

Time seems to flash by when we are enjoying ourselves, and slows to a crawl when we are bored. Why? Does time exist, or is it an illusion? Does it flow? Is it linear? How real are our memories? When is now? These are just some of the questions that Time To Tell asks in

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The Impossible Happens

After decades of analyzing his dreams, a professor of psychology finds that some of them anticipate future events. Not only does he dream the exact day of the year on which one of his books is accepted for publication, but he learns how to use these dreams to create better outcomes in his life. Working

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Great Reviews for Being a Supervisor 1.0

Being a Supervisor 1.0 is a handbook for first-time and aspiring supervisors, covering information useful in preparing to step into that role and fulfilling the duties of a supervisor on a daily basis. While the primary audience is the first-time supervisor, or aspiring supervisor, the book will also be a useful resource to experienced supervisors

[continue reading…]

Bernardo Kastrup on Consciousness

Uniform Reprints of Bernardo’s Books Bernardo Kastrup’s exploratory journeys through the thoughtscapes of philosophy of mind, ontology, neuroscience of consciousness, psychology, foundations of physics and philosophy of life. A recent paper, published in the Journal of Consciousness Studies, has peaked the interest of the scientific community and others. Bernardo has become a regular contributor at Scientific American

[continue reading…]