Tag Archives: problem solving

Talking With Your Hands

Do you talk with your hands? The next time someone teases you for waving your hands while talking, tell them you have the ability to solve more complex spatial visualization problems. Psychologists at the University of Birmingham in England published their study results stating that hand gestures improved spatial visualization by helping a person keep track of an object in the mind as it is rotated to a new position. This visualization is important for artists, scientists, interior decorators, air traffic controllers and many other careers. Hand gestures… one of those quirky personality traits that turns out to be a real positive…


Positive Problem Solving

When you get slammed with an unexpected situation that causes significant difficulty and it is out of your control, you have 2 choices. You can either have a “pitty party” and moan “why me” and get stuck in negativity or say “what now” and create a solution. It’s so easy to feel sorry for yourself, but so much more productive to use your ingenuity to move forward. You can’t control your environment, but you can take charge or your response. Who/what is going to win?