Author Archives: Marco Bertolini
If you like travelling without moving from your bedroom, this Monster Virtual Job Fair is just for you. The slogan of this unique event in Belgium is : the only job & carreer fair you can visit with your pajamas ! What a program, isn’t it ?
Monster’s name is well chosen since this website is the world # 1 for jobboards – these websites specializing in job search and on which you can leave your CV.
The Monster Virtual Job Fair allows you, from your armchair, to :
visit virtual stands
find out detail information about the participating companies and the jobs they offer
to chat with employers and professional recruiters
to let your CV on the “stand” of an interesting company
to apply online for an attracting new job
All of this will be free, from the 27th to the 29th of September 2010 !
Click here and you’ll be able to not only visit the fair, but to subscribe as well to this event !
Discover how you can improve your study skills with mind mapping !
Marco Bertolini proposes you a new workshop in the Hub Brussels : Mind Mapping Basics for Students. This is all about how to improve your study skills by using the mind mapping techniques and an opensource mind mapping software : XMind. Summarize books and documents, take better notes, give a better structure to your assessments, improve your memory, prepare oral and written examinations, and much more.
First, we’ll learn the basic principles of mind mapping :
– radiant and associative thinking
– hierarchy and structure
– keywords and pictures
– branches and space structure
Then, you’ll design your first mind map on paper :
– about you and… No, we don’t want to tell to much now ! -We’ll explore together some ways to structure your documents, to take efficient notes, to analyze and organize your courses, to prepare your exams…
We’ll use XMind
Which is a opensource mind mapping software that you can use during and after the workshop. Let’s discover how to organize things and events with the time and tasks features of this amazing sofware !
Bring along your laptop and we will give you the program for free !
Looking forward to learn together,
(Marco Bertolini has been working as a trainer and human resources consultant for more than 20 years. Now,co-founder of the Lingua Franca Foundation, he dedicates his time and passion to innovative training methods such as mind mapping, visual thinking, framegames, etc. He applies these awesome techniques to job search, business set up and learning efficiency. He is also a member of the team which is currently translating the XMind software into French).
On Saturday 25th September 2010 at from 9.30 AM to 5.30 PM
At the Hub Brussels – rue du Prince Royal 37
1050 Brussels – See Google Maps
Buy your Ticket here
More info on email@example.com
Discover also our conference on this subject !
How can mind mapping help you to succeed with your studies ? What advantage can visual thinking tools give you ?
These are the themes we will explore through a conference and a workshop at the Hub Brussels in September.
Firstly, let’s focus on the conference.
People usually say that we use 10 % of our brain capacities. That is totally untrue. The brain is an awesome organic machine that brings to work millions of neurones at the same time. But we use it in different ways according to our genre, our age, our culture.
And we can use it in better ways !
Our brain is composed of two hemispheres but our education and our school training favors only one of them : the left brain. Which is the rational, sequential and logical part of our brain. But there is another part, the right one, which is more intuitive, associative and which grasps everything in one go. The picture here below perfectly illustrates that partition of our brains.
Most of the time, men use their left brain, while women tend to use both hemispheres at the same time. Mind mapping reconciles us with a more holistic use of our grey matter : with its very logical and hierarchical structure, its stimulates the left brain, while the use of keywords, pictures and colours tickles our right brain and enhances our creativity skills.
Mind mapping, with its radiant and associative thinking also helps you to memorize better, which for students is a real gift : with the support of mind mapping, visual and lateral thinking techniques, you will learn faster and remember for a longer time. Isn’t that good news ?
During this conference, we will :
discover together the principles of mind mapping
find out why it works
how students can best use it for :
taking efficient notes
see what you can get from mind mapping softwares
And much more !
Practical informationsOn the 22nd September 2010 at 6.30 PM at the Hub-Brussels, Rue du Prince Royal 37 1050 – Brussels See Google Maps
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In a preview post, I published a video of Shereen El Feki speaking in a TED conference, video that I translated into French a couple of months ago. In this conference, Shereen was talking about the Ninety Nine, a group of superheroes inspired by islamic values.
Now, it is Dr Naif Al-Mutawa himself who is the invited speaker of a new TED talk about his own creation.
As I just finished a translation of a Julian Assange interview by TED.com Chris Anderson, the information website is attracting more critics and attacks than ever.