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WRITE THAT BOOK…. (BECAUSE NO ONE ELSE WILL!)

Is there a book inside you trying to get out? Then it’s time to take a deep breath… and get started. You’ll never run out of reasons to postpone: Not enough time, not enough research, not enough writing skill… Don’t listen to that stuff! The reasons to write are actually far stronger. Here are just a […]

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Chunking: The Sweet Key to Better Thinking

In a 1974 paper, Herbert A Simon asks: “How big is a chunk?”  Simon was an extraordinary character: a political scientist who made important contributions to decision theory, cognitive science and artificial intelligence. He won the Nobel Prize for economics and the Turing Prize for his contributions to computer science. Simon’s paper is based on […]

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The Power of Sequence

Let’s compare two sentences with exactly the same words: I’m going to eat apple sauce with my grandmother. I’m going to eat my grandmother with apple sauce. Point taken? Sequence matters! It’s not just about words. Take any tune and swap the notes around—you’ve lost the tune. On a practical level, whether you’re planning a […]

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Get the Girls to School

Ever since I read Let Her Fly by Ziauddin Yousafzai, father of Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai, I’ve asked myself: How can I help advance the cause of girl’s education? As a parent myself, I noted the subtle disadvantages faced by girls at school, even in our affluent society. Far from our shores, the problems escalate […]

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Braincat on Indiegogo: Press Release

For Immediate Release Braincat launches Indiegogo Campaign that includes NFTs as perks Phil Ranta joins company as NFT advisor Contact: Scott Kelly, [email protected] 480-206-3435 _________________________________________________________________________ Tempe, Arizona May 2, 2022 – Braincat, which provides patent-pending software to organize and share ideas, is launching a crowdfunding campaign with IndieGoGo that will include NFTs as perks for […]

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Most Note-Taking is a Waste of Time. Here’s What Works.

You’re a student sitting in class, a consultant in front of a client, an executive in a meeting, an employee at a 3-day seminar… And you take notes. But why? Because you always took notes? Because everyone else does? Because you believe note-taking will help you remember? Here’s an even better question. What are you […]

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Why Brains Love Braincat

Braincat looks like a piece of software, but it’s actually a mental process. The software just makes the process easy to do. The Braincat process allows you to take a mass of unsorted stuff — ideas and information — and quickly organize it. Then you can think clearly, and take action.  What kind of information […]

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