Great Power = Great Responsibility

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Titingnan ng Chapter na ‘to ang power ng mga kabataan ngayon.

Ayon sa analysis ni Rob Salkowitz, author ng Young World Rising, may tatlong forces na bumabago sa mundo ngayon:

  1. Kabataan
  2. Information and Communications Technology, at
  3. Entrepreneurship.

Iisa-isahin ng chapter na ito ang tatlong forces na binanggit ni Salkowitz upang bigyang diin ang power ng mga kabataan, at ang matching responsibilities nito.

May ganito ring prinsipyo sa Bible na binanggit ni Jesus sa Luke 12:48 (To whom much is given, much is required.)

Listen to the following audio clip para malaman kung tungkol saan ang chapter na ito.

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Use the Pomodoro Technique to Get More Done in 25-Minute Chunks

I came across the Pomodoro Technique back in November 2009. Pomodoro is the Italian word for tomato and there are several tomato kitchen timers. This is what inspired Francesca Pirillo in coming up with this productivity technique. It goes against the popular notion that multitasking can help you accomplish more things in a shorter period of time.

The Pomodoro technique is built upon the notion that you should do one thing and only one thing at a time. More specifically, you should only do one thing in every 25 minutes. No multitasking. Minimize distractions.

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How does it work?

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5 Lessons We Could Learn from the Leaked Celebrity Nude Photos

There’s one thing that an Oscars award will not do: protect you from the invasion of privacy online.

That is what Jennifer Lawrence probably learned the past few days as nude photos of her and a couple of other celebrities got leaked online. Initially uploaded on 4chan, the leaked photos found their way to Reddit.

That’s when the world started noticing.

All the major news outlets covered it. One by one, the affected celebrities spoke out against this invasion of privacy. If you want a good summary of this issue, read this piece by Alan Duke at CNN.com.

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This post is a bit long. Clocking in at more than 1,300++ words, it’s an important issue for most of us yuppies, who are very connected to the Internet and other cloud-based services.

Victoria Justice (singer-songwriter) admitted that she may have been faced with a serious violation of privacy.

Mary E. Winstead (who starred in Final Destination 3, Death Proof, and Scott Pilgrim vs the World) also tweeted:

Even if you’re not a celebrity but you like fiddling with your Android or Windows phone, or iPhone, here are five lessons we should learn from this incident.

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10 Ways to Achieve Your Annual Goals in the Last 4 Months of the Year

You were so excited when you set your goals for this year: exercise more, lose weight, earn more money, save more money, be happier, etc. But as usually happens, the busyness of life caught up with you and before you knew it, the middle of the year came and went.

Then you suddenly realize that you barely have 4 months left for the year!

Panic mode ON!

How can you ever catch up with everything that needs to be done? Can you catch up on your goals even with only 120 days left for this year?

The good news is you can still do a lot of things within 4 months. But the bad news is, you really need to work hard.

If you’re the persistent type, however and you just couldn’t sit down and wait to fail, then you can easily pull yourself together and make one big push to achieve your goals for this year.

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Here are 10 ways to achieve your annual goals in the last four months of the year.

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Can You Implement David Allen’s Getting Things Done?

I like reading and thinking about time management and productivity. I’ve read this book and although it seems a bit complicated, it offers many practical tips that we can implement in our daily work lives.

David Allen GTDGetting Things Done by David Allen is perhaps one of the most comprehensive time management system available. He has written a 267-page book detailing all the processes you need to implement with the Getting Things Done system.

We are beset with so many things in our daily work lives. Just take a look at your own workplace, the demands imposed by your boss, the number of emails you have to answer, in short, you are harried from all corners by the so many time management woes!

David Allen began his book by describing what “Stuff” is. Not surprisingly, we do have lots of stuff in our personal and professional lives! If you do not manage stuff, you will inundated by so many impossible demands and you will live a clutter-full life!

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