Monthly Archives: October 2014

13 Spooky Stories for Halloween

“‘Tis now the very witching time of night, When churchyards yawn and hell itself breathes out Contagion to the world.“ –William Shakespeare Bruno Bettelheim in The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales writes that children work … Continue reading

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Why Getting the Big Picture Is Essential

Earlier blogs have given hints on increasing speed and comprehension. One of our big concepts is that of getting the Gestalt. The Gestalt is the concept that details are easier to remember and comprehension is better by first seeing the … Continue reading

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The Gestalt: What How to Read the Bible, a Novel and Making Military Decisions Have in Common

I am reposting this blog from January as I have recently had clients asking about how to do these kinds of reading.  It says that a blog on the military’s need for big picture would soon follow. It didn’t.  But this time it will! … Continue reading

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