Effective communication formula

It’s pretty late at night and I just can’s sleep, so here I am trying to play a bit with some maths. The exercise is to finds out the formula for an effective communication. Well, finally I guess I finds out the formula for an effective communication, and guess what, seems pretty simple. Even when is true that everything seems to be simple while you take humans behavior out from your plans, lets take a look at it EC = P(mm) x R Where: EC = Effective Communication. P = People. mm = Mental Model. R = Respect. If we

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General Systems Theory Quote

“It appears that all units of reality are comprised of two basic elements in an asymmetrical binary relationship in dynamic interaction…” (p.38) “As noted above, one of the basic ideas that underlies my thinking, one of the images I have in mind when I contemplate the universe, is that it is constructed upon a simple pattern of order that may be seen in any and all phenomena, no matter how complex. The simple pattern is that of a binary relationship, recognized in a binary system. The implication here is that everything in nature, everything in the universe, is composed of

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The Laws of the Fifth Discipline (Peter Senge)

1) Today’s problems come from yesterday’s “solutions.” 2) The harder you push, the harder the system pushes back. 3) Behavior will grow worse before it grows better. 4) The easy way out usually leads back in. 5) The cure can be worse than the disease. 6) Faster is slower. 7) Cause and effect are not closely related in time and space. 8) Small changes can produce big results…but the areas of highest leverage are often the least obvious. 9) You can have your cake and eat it too —but not all at once. 10) Dividing an elephant in half does

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US Hispanics – A minority?

We all know that Hispanics are still the USA’s fastest-growing minority group, but the truth is that most of their population increase comes from births in USA rather than for immigration. Government numbers shows that 60% (1.3 million) of the new Hispanics in 2005 are citizens because they were born in USA.

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