Design Point: Test your nonverbal communication skills!

Take the first two tests and see how you place amongst others opinions of body talk and reading faces. Test Yourself Philosophical Engineering Design Point: How aware are you in reading other people’s body language? Have you ever considered a more conscious effort when communicating with people to be aware of your facial and body…

Design Point: Test your nonverbal communication skills! was originally published on Philosophical Engineering

Design Point: Test your nonverbal communication skills!

Take the first two tests and see how you place amongst others opinions of body talk and reading faces.

Test Yourself

Philosophical Engineering Design Point:

How aware are you in reading other people’s body language? Have you ever considered a more conscious effort when communicating with people to be aware of your facial and body mannerisms?

For more information:

Tests are found at youramazingbrain.org

Where do good ideas come from?

Watch the video and comment below where Steven Johnson has studied great minds who have come up with good ideas:

WHERE GOOD IDEAS COME FROM by Steven Johnson

Philosophical Engineering Quintessential Knowledge:

With an increase in our opportunities to connect our thoughts with others through various mediums such as the internet, this has allowed for what Steven believes is fertile ground for big breakthroughs in innovative ideas.

Design Point: Are you left or right brain dominant? Find out!

Have you wondered whether you were more left or right brained dominant? Take the test provided below: Left or Right? Share your results and comments below after you take the test! Philosophical Engineering Design Point: Determine whether you are more left and right brain dominant in your thinking and in life. This will help you…

Design Point: Are you left or right brain dominant? Find out! was originally published on Philosophical Engineering

Design Point: Are you left or right brain dominant? Find out!

Have you wondered whether you were more left or right brained dominant? Take the test provided below:

Left or Right?

Share your results and comments below after you take the test!

Philosophical Engineering Design Point:

Determine whether you are more left and right brain dominant in your thinking and in life. This will help you realize your strengths and weaknesses.

For more information:

Test link is from The Art Institute of Vancouver.

Design Point: Composers as Gardners (Brian Eno)

Do you think of yourself as a gardener or an architect? Take this design point based upon Brian Eno’s article and utilize it into your thinking. “My topic is the shift from ‘architect’ to ‘gardener’, where ‘architect’ stands for ‘someone who carries a full picture of the work before it is made’, to ‘gardener’ standing…

Design Point: Composers as Gardners (Brian Eno) was originally published on Philosophical Engineering

Design Point: Composers as Gardners (Brian Eno)

Do you think of yourself as a gardener or an architect? Take this design point based upon Brian Eno’s article and utilize it into your thinking.

“My topic is the shift from ‘architect’ to ‘gardener’, where ‘architect’ stands for ‘someone who carries a full picture of the work before it is made’, to ‘gardener’ standing for ‘someone who plants seeds and waits to see exactly what will come up’. I will argue that today’s composer are more frequently ‘gardeners’ than ‘architects’ and, further, that the ‘composer as architect’ metaphor was a transitory historical blip.” ~Brian Eno

Philosophical Engineering Design Point:

Are you an architect or gardener when composing your life? Do you have the image in your head before or do you see the image after?

For the full article and video:

http://edge.org/conversation/composers-as-gardeners