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Edu-tainment For Real

Check it out:

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Abdullah KidShow – new “killer” kid show; check it out + share + enjoy some more   — Made by Leechon Films and EgyptianGumbo

Kalimaat – Board Game by Baba Ali

Edu-tainment Article – 3 Ways for Time Well “Wasted”

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Time “Well” Wasted – Best Places [Part II]

Time "Well" Wasted - Best Places
Time "Well" Wasted - Best Places

[Part I here]

We can’t always be on high gear right?

So recovery and taking breaks are critical to being productive.

This is for good for when you’re in between tasks, just taking your mind off things, or simply learning something interesting.

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Videos:

YouTube – Edu-tainment: (Educational and Entertaining)

@GoogleTalks – presentations by various experts; authors, leaders, marketers, politicians etc.

*iGNiTe – Spreading the Knowledge of Innovators, 5 minute presentations on many things.  (I ‘discovered’ it recently and it’s fantastic)

*Leechon Films – dawah vids (super-trailers for AlMaghrib Institute, speeches etc.) social media training, other good stuff with ma man Belal Khan

*UmmahFilms – with short reminder videos by “Baba Ali” and interesting projects he’s working on

KhalifaKlothing – Islamic lectures, dawah videos etc.

YouTube – The Fun & The Funny:

*FailBlog – oh man, one of the best channels there 😀

*Happy Tree Friends – short cartoons; looks can be deceiving…

Websites:

*TED – Ideas Worth Spreading – a wealth of knowledge by world renowned experts, high quality and short presentations (One of my favorites)

BetterDaysTV.net – Self Improvement videos Continue reading Time “Well” Wasted – Best Places [Part II]

3 Ways for Time “Well” Wasted [Part I]

Wasting Time the Right Way
Wasting Time the Right Way

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[Part 2: here]

We all have those few hours or days when you don’t feel like doing anything (anything useful that is). So we tend to lazy around, watch TV, surf the net, or find something to waste time with.

Ey, it happens to all of us.

I’ve been thinking, how can you and I get the best of both worlds? Still be “lazy” and make it useful.

Now it’s getting clearer to me and I’ve just recently started to use these 3 strategies.

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#1 – Edu-tainment

By far my favorite one Continue reading 3 Ways for Time “Well” Wasted [Part I]

Burst Out…then Drop Out

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Go the extra mile…even when you’re feeling the burn.

Give that final push and tell yourself that the end result is coming soon.

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OK, just to back track a little bit – “what’s this guy talking about?”

This is about giving it your all when it’s needed from you and where the value is.

Here’s an example from marathons:

It’s near the end of the race and everybody is exhausted, but some racers are speeding up instead of slowing down…there’s a burst of energy during those final moments. The 6th position guy can come to 1st and the 1st drops to 4th. This decides the whole race and the top positions can change just like that. It’s a test of who can Continue reading Burst Out…then Drop Out