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Podcast 19: La toma de Decisiones Bilingües: originally presented at UPAEP part 2

Podcast 19: La toma de Decisiones Bilingües: originally presented at UPAEP part 2

This podcast is a re-recording of a live, in-person series of presentations I gave at the Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla (UPAEP) in October 2018 to the Department of Estudios de Lengua y Cultura.

It was a very successful event and I was asked if I could share the event. Since the recordings I made during the presentations are solid, they don’t have the fidelity (sound quality) to reproduce later.

With that what follows is a recording of 10 hours of presentations I did.

Day 1 Introduction & Intercultural Competence

Day 2 Brain and Language

Day 3 Bilingual Decision Making

Day 4 Cultural Decision Making

Day 5 Adaptive Leadership

I hope you are able to learn a few things from these presentations.

Happy deciding.

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About

Dr. Z Zachary S Brooks
Dr. Z Zachary S Brooks

Thanks for visiting my site. Enjoy the content. Donate if you’re able. And please send me questions and comments. Check out podcasts on Bilingual Decision Making, Organ Oracles, People Behind the PhDs, Win or Learn, and About-ish.

*I earned a doctorate in Second Language Acquisition with concentrations in cognitive science and management from the University of Arizona.

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Dr. Z

I am a doctor, but not a medical doctor

I earned an academic doctorate, or PhD, hence Dr. + my first name = Dr. Z

My first name is Zach or Zachary comes from the Bible which means “to remember” and it is the name of a prophet in the Bible, Zechariah, and according to Wikipedia Zechariah was a person in the Hebrew Bible and traditionally considered the author of the Book of Zechariah, the eleventh of the Twelve Minor Prophets. In other words, he was second to last.

But Zachary also has an origin in Greek. Záchari means sugar. Think saccharine then say Zach.

Hear the relation?

Anyway …

What’s a PhD?

It means Doctor of Philosophy which sounds pretty cool.

Who doesn’t like to think about fundamental problems such as existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language?

Just open Instagram and you’ll find people posting photos with taglines about their life or why their life is a certain way, why other people behave the way they do, love, broken hearts …

The top ten hashtags on Instagram are

#love #instagood #photooftheday #fashion #beautiful #happy #cute #tbt (Throw Back Thursday)

Apologies for the social media digression … back to PhD …

Why don’t we use D.P. or D.o.P. as in dope, like idiot, or dope like rad?

One could argue that every PhD is a little idiotic and a little rad.

If it means Doctor of Philosophy, why can’t doctors get the correct acronym? They are called doctors after all and they can’t even get their title correct?

Well as many things in life, the PhD acronym comes from Latin.

Those Romans are still influencing us. I mean they gave us laws, language, aqueducts, and ideas for movies …

In Latin, it’s Philosophiae Doctor so they took the first two letters of Philosophiae and added the first letter of Doctor to get PhD.

But let’s set aside the doctor of philosophy talk for a second because, I’ve conceived the Dr. Z Podcasts to cover a range of issues which I summarize as the 6As.

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Podcast 18: La toma de Decisiones Bilingües: originally presented at UPAEP part 1

Podcast 18: La toma de Decisiones Bilingües: originally presented at UPAEP part 1

This podcast is a re-recording of a live, in-person series of presentations I gave at the Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla (UPAEP) in October 2018 to the Department of Estudios de Lengua y Cultura.

It was a very successful event and I was asked if I could share the event. Since the recordings I made during the presentations are solid, they don’t have the fidelity (sound quality) to reproduce later.

With that what follows is a recording of 10 hours of presentations I did.

Day 1 Introduction & Intercultural Competence

Day 2 Brain and Language

Day 3 Bilingual Decision Making

Day 4 Cultural Decision Making

Day 5 Adaptive Leadership

I hope you are able to learn a few things from these presentations.

Happy deciding.

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About

Dr. Z Zachary S Brooks
Dr. Z Zachary S Brooks

Thanks for visiting my site. Enjoy the content. Donate if you’re able. And please send me questions and comments. Check out podcasts on Bilingual Decision Making, Organ Oracles, People Behind the PhDs, Win or Learn, and About-ish.

*I earned a doctorate in Second Language Acquisition with concentrations in cognitive science and management from the University of Arizona.

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Dr. Z

I am a doctor, but not a medical doctor

I earned an academic doctorate, or PhD, hence Dr. + my first name = Dr. Z

My first name is Zach or Zachary comes from the Bible which means “to remember” and it is the name of a prophet in the Bible, Zechariah, and according to Wikipedia Zechariah was a person in the Hebrew Bible and traditionally considered the author of the Book of Zechariah, the eleventh of the Twelve Minor Prophets. In other words, he was second to last.

But Zachary also has an origin in Greek. Záchari means sugar. Think saccharine then say Zach.

Hear the relation?

Anyway …

What’s a PhD?

It means Doctor of Philosophy which sounds pretty cool.

Who doesn’t like to think about fundamental problems such as existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language?

Just open Instagram and you’ll find people posting photos with taglines about their life or why their life is a certain way, why other people behave the way they do, love, broken hearts …

The top ten hashtags on Instagram are

#love #instagood #photooftheday #fashion #beautiful #happy #cute #tbt (Throw Back Thursday)

Apologies for the social media digression … back to PhD …

Why don’t we use D.P. or D.o.P. as in dope, like idiot, or dope like rad?

One could argue that every PhD is a little idiotic and a little rad.

If it means Doctor of Philosophy, why can’t doctors get the correct acronym? They are called doctors after all and they can’t even get their title correct?

Well as many things in life, the PhD acronym comes from Latin.

Those Romans are still influencing us. I mean they gave us laws, language, aqueducts, and ideas for movies …

In Latin, it’s Philosophiae Doctor so they took the first two letters of Philosophiae and added the first letter of Doctor to get PhD.

But let’s set aside the doctor of philosophy talk for a second because, I’ve conceived the Dr. Z Podcasts to cover a range of issues which I summarize as the 6As.

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Dr. Z announces the launch of “Leaders on the Line”

Dr. Z announces the launch of “Leaders on the Line”

Tucson, Arizona, USA — March 1, 2019 — Dr. Z Podcasts has announced the launch of “Leaders on the Line.” In Leaders on the Line, we explore technical problems and adaptive challenges various leaders face in business and politics. Every show has a theme such as “success,” “team,” or “strategy” in which Dr. Z and a guest do a deep dive to uncover the secrets of failure and success for leaders of all stripes and times. 

In episode 1, we explore “success.” Everyone talks about it but what is it? Is it a point or a process? Is it luck or what are the three Ps that make for success (passion, patience, perseverance). Mitch Pisik, Award Winning Executive Coach, Business Consultant, and Professional Speaker joins Dr. Z in the first episode to talk about success. Mitch has worked with, coached and consulted with over a hundred Executives in dozens of industries. He has also been CEO of 4 different companies, in 4 industries, in 3 states.

Mitch Pisik
Mitch Pisik with Dr. Z, Zachary Brooks, in “Leaders on the Line”

 

email: Mitch@pisik.consulting

phone: 631-943-5275

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/mitchpisik/

Twitter: @mitchpisik 

Success is defined as either the result of something or good fortune. What do you think? If success is a process, what are the elements of the success process? If it is a point, what are the success factors in your profession and what are the success factors that cross over multiple professions?

Episode 01 will be released on April 11, 2019.

About Dr. Z

Dr. Z Zachary S Brooks
Dr. Z Zachary S Brooks

Thanks for visiting my site. Enjoy the content. Donate if you’re able. And please send me questions and comments. Check out podcasts on Bilingual Decision Making, Organ Oracles, People Behind the PhDs, Win or Learn, and About-ish.

*I earned a doctorate in Second Language Acquisition with concentrations in cognitive science and management from the University of Arizona.

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Podcast 17: Brain and Language: originally presented at UPAEP part 3

Podcast 17: Brain and Language: originally presented at UPAEP part 3

This podcast is a re-recording of a live, in-person series of presentations I gave at the Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla (UPAEP) in October 2018 to the Department of Estudios de Lengua y Cultura.

It was a very successful event and I was asked if I could share the event. Since the recordings I made during the presentations are solid, they don’t have the fidelity (sound quality) to reproduce later.

With that what follows is a recording of 10 hours of presentations I did.

Day 1 Introduction & Intercultural Competence

Day 2 Brain and Language

Day 3 Bilingual Decision Making

Day 4 Cultural Decision Making

Day 5 Adaptive Leadership

I hope you are able to learn a few things from these presentations.

Happy deciding.

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About

Dr. Z Zachary S Brooks
Dr. Z Zachary S Brooks

Thanks for visiting my site. Enjoy the content. Donate if you’re able. And please send me questions and comments. Check out podcasts on Bilingual Decision Making, Organ Oracles, People Behind the PhDs, Win or Learn, and About-ish.

*I earned a doctorate in Second Language Acquisition with concentrations in cognitive science and management from the University of Arizona.

[wpedon id=”133″ align=”left”]

Dr. Z

I am a doctor, but not a medical doctor

I earned an academic doctorate, or PhD, hence Dr. + my first name = Dr. Z

My first name is Zach or Zachary comes from the Bible which means “to remember” and it is the name of a prophet in the Bible, Zechariah, and according to Wikipedia Zechariah was a person in the Hebrew Bible and traditionally considered the author of the Book of Zechariah, the eleventh of the Twelve Minor Prophets. In other words, he was second to last.

But Zachary also has an origin in Greek. Záchari means sugar. Think saccharine then say Zach.

Hear the relation?

Anyway …

What’s a PhD?

It means Doctor of Philosophy which sounds pretty cool.

Who doesn’t like to think about fundamental problems such as existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language?

Just open Instagram and you’ll find people posting photos with taglines about their life or why their life is a certain way, why other people behave the way they do, love, broken hearts …

The top ten hashtags on Instagram are

#love #instagood #photooftheday #fashion #beautiful #happy #cute #tbt (Throw Back Thursday)

Apologies for the social media digression … back to PhD …

Why don’t we use D.P. or D.o.P. as in dope, like idiot, or dope like rad?

One could argue that every PhD is a little idiotic and a little rad.

If it means Doctor of Philosophy, why can’t doctors get the correct acronym? They are called doctors after all and they can’t even get their title correct?

Well as many things in life, the PhD acronym comes from Latin.

Those Romans are still influencing us. I mean they gave us laws, language, aqueducts, and ideas for movies …

In Latin, it’s Philosophiae Doctor so they took the first two letters of Philosophiae and added the first letter of Doctor to get PhD.

But let’s set aside the doctor of philosophy talk for a second because, I’ve conceived the Dr. Z Podcasts to cover a range of issues which I summarize as the 6As.

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Dr. Z Podcasts: 5,000 visitors, 65 countries

How cool is it to receive 5,000 visitors from 65 countries? It’s incredible!

12 Weeks Highlights

In the first 12 weeks of Dr. Z, I am happy to announce a number of very exciting milestones and it all starts with the guests. Thank you Ezra Smith, Steve Przymus, Jay Sanguinetti, Stephen Bieda III, Robert Poole, Michael Sayle, Rachel Kraut, Peta Long, Monx Rojo, Tarik Bel-Bahar, Stephen Jarvis, Steve Donaldson, Elmar Sprink, Tatiana Narvaez, Lloyd Tucker, Liam Barnett, Alexandre Humeau, Holly Miyagawa, Robert W. Fuller, Jacqui Bauer, Steve Farley, Lea Marquez Peterson, Billy Kovacs, Edmund Marquez, Kate C., Benton Leitner, Harp Concepts, Billy Bulanti, ProperMale, Nelson Freytes, Julie Lesage, Pierre Charland, Transplant Cafe, Transplant News, Mitch PisikBailey Brooks and many, many more to come …

While the guests and the shows that fall under the Dr. Z Podcasts umbrella may seem disparate to some, to me they are all related. Each show is based on my soon-to-published book “The 6As: a practical philosophy for living life with meaning and purpose.” With Dr. Z Podcasts, I’m interested in consequential stories (trademark pending) about a doctor working on her research, an Olympian living his dreams after an organ transplant, how to overcome a loss, bilingual decision making, philosophies that change life, and decisions that affect us all.

I look forward to expanding Dr. Z stories over the next 12 weeks with more visitors. Find me on iTunes at Facebook, and check out my YouTube page with previews of many of my shows and guests.

About Dr. Z

Dr. Z Zachary S Brooks
Dr. Z Zachary S Brooks

Thanks for visiting my site. My name is Zachary Brooks, the “Z” behind “Dr. Z.” Enjoy the content and please send me questions and comments. Check out podcasts on Bilingual Decision Making, Organ Oracles, People Behind the PhDs, Win or Learn, and About-ish.

*I earned a doctorate in Second Language Acquisition with concentrations in cognitive science and management from the University of Arizona.

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Retroactive Expectations and the Law of Seeing Things

Retroactive Expectations and the Law of Seeing Things

I was asked by Brandy Ferrer the founder of Pathfinder Strategies to write a column about mismatched expectations in project management. It was an honor to write for Brandy and her exciting consulting team of culture builders.

Brandy Ferrer Pathfinder Strategies
Brandy Ferrer Pathfinder Strategies

Retroactive Expectations and the Law of Seeing Things

Pathfinder Strategies was founder with the belief that dynamic teams don’t just happen and organizational success is not an accident. It requires engagement and commitment from the leaders and team members alike. Brandy believes that people are a company’s most important investment and competitive advantage. Her work harnesses the unique talents of individuals and nurtures relationships to help the organization achieve its goals.

Pathfinder Strategies Logo
Pathfinder Strategies Logo

Brandy has developed corporate training departments, organizational development initiatives, strategic planning, and national training programs. Her experience spans the public and private sectors; small local business and large national corporations in a variety of industries. Brandy has over a decade of experience in professional development including leadership and management coaching, team building, talent development and culture strengthening.

Brandy has a certificate in Adult Learning, and a certificate from the Association of Talent Development for Managing the Learning Function. Brandy is certified as an Emotional Intelligence practitioner with Multi-Health Systems.  She is also a certified practitioner and analyst for Behaviors and Motivators through Target Training International. Brandy is the only certified practitioner and coach of the BioCode System™ in the western United States.

About Dr. Z

Dr. Z Zachary S Brooks
Dr. Z Zachary S Brooks

Thanks for visiting my site. Enjoy the content. Donate if you’re able. And please send me questions and comments. Check out podcasts on Bilingual Decision Making, Organ Oracles, People Behind the PhDs, Win or Learn, and About-ish.

*I earned a doctorate in Second Language Acquisition with concentrations in cognitive science and management from the University of Arizona.

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Win or Learn 03: Billy Kovacs: Entrepreneur 1-3

Win or Learn 03: Billy Kovacs: Entrepreneur, Leader, Creator

Podcasts are separated into three parts and there are two versions to choose from: M4A and MP3

1: m4a1: mp32: m4a2: mp33: m4a3: mp3
43:49 / 37.7mb43:49 / 84.9mb44:01 / 37.6mb44:01 / 85.2mb56:32 / 48.1mb56:32 / 109.3mb

Billy Kovacs serves as the District Outreach Director for Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick at U.S. House of Representatives but that that doesn’t capture his breadth of important activities as Billy has opened successful restaurants such as Prep and Pastry, served as an an Ambassador to the Tech Launch Arizona, and was a fellow for the Flinn-Brown Civic Leadership Academy

Billy Kovacs: leader, entrepreneur, creator
Billy Kovacs: leader, entrepreneur, creator

 

http://representmeaz.com/candidates/billy-kovacs/

Billy Kovacs, a small business owner, entrepreneur and community activist has long worked for positive change in southern Arizona and is committed as ever to making the second district a better place to live, work, and raise a family.

Billy is not a career politician, nor does he intend to be one. Active with downtown economic and regional development, Billy is a local businessman with a broad set of leadership experience. From co-founding Prep and Pastry, a successful Tucson eatery, to acting as principal of Sandor Vineyard in Pearce, located in Cochise County, Billy understands how to work with numerous stakeholders to bring an idea and a business plan from conception to reality. When elected, Billy plans on using his skills and experiences as a job creator and small businessman to kick-start our economy and get people back to work.

Billy understands that for southern Arizona to meet its full potential it will need to grow its economy on a larger scale. As an ambassador to the Arizona Technology Council, he has worked diligently to promote Arizona’s economy as one of the fastest growing regions in the country for high tech jobs. He specifically focuses on developing new relationships with companies looking to move or do business in Arizona. As a member of the Southern Arizona Leadership Council, Billy works within the organization to attract, retain, and grow high quality and high wage jobs to enhance the quality of life for southern Arizonans. When elected, Billy will work tirelessly to champion and market southern Arizona, bring it out of the ‘urban shadow’ of Phoenix and increase its corporate presence all while retaining its unique charm and natural beauty.

The second congressional district suffers from a massive flight of young talent and has a massive problem of retaining young professionals graduating from the University of Arizona.  Billy saw this problem and because of his commitment to our community got to work on finding a solution. In 2014 Billy joined Tech Launch Arizona as an Ambassador where he coordinated with top University of Arizona stakeholders to ensure retention of graduates by connecting students, inventors, and entrepreneurs to startup and tech growth programs and resources.

Understanding that the children of southern Arizona are vital to its future success, Billy has invested significant time in mentoring high school students through the ‘Young Entrepreneur Academy’s-Student to CEO’ program presented by the Tucson Unified School District and Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Through his actions, he is making a direct impact on the lives of dozens of students and their families and fostering the growth of the next generation of business leaders.

Recently, Billy accepted a highly competitive fellowship to the Arizona Center for Civic Leadership-Flinn-Brown Civic Leadership Academy. During his fellowship, he focused on how to better apply his business skills to public service and how to strengthen his civic leadership abilities to better benefit southern Arizonans. When elected, he will take those lessons learned and continue to address the many opportunities and challenges our state and district have.

Billy is currently employed as the Operations Manager at the historic Hotel Congress. He was educated in public schools, attending Pima County Community College and the University of Arizona. He currently lives in the Sam Hughes neighborhood of Tucson.

About Dr. Z

Dr. Z Zachary S Brooks
Dr. Z Zachary S Brooks

Thanks for visiting my site. My name is Zachary Brooks, the “Z” behind “Dr. Z.” Enjoy the content and please send me questions and comments. Check out podcasts on Bilingual Decision Making, Organ Oracles, People Behind the PhDs, Win or Learn, and About-ish.

My podcasts are based on my book “6A Philosophy: A practical philosophy for living life with meaning and purpose” (coming soon).

*I earned a doctorate in Second Language Acquisition with concentrations in cognitive science and management from the University of Arizona.

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Wednesday Wisdoms 04

Zach Brooks and Benton Leitner

There is a soul behind every story. ~ Dr. Z

Continue reading Wednesday Wisdoms 04

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Podcast 16: Brain and Language: originally presented at UPAEP part 2

Podcast 16: Brain and Language: originally presented at UPAEP part 2

This podcast is a re-recording of a live, in-person series of presentations I gave at the Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla (UPAEP) in October 2018 to the Department of Estudios de Lengua y Cultura.

It was a very successful event and I was asked if I could share the event. Since the recordings I made during the presentations are solid, they don’t have the fidelity (sound quality) to reproduce later.

With that what follows is a recording of 10 hours of presentations I did.

Day 1 Introduction & Intercultural Competence

Day 2 Brain and Language

Day 3 Bilingual Decision Making

Day 4 Cultural Decision Making

Day 5 Adaptive Leadership

I hope you are able to learn a few things from these presentations.

Happy deciding.

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About

Dr. Z Zachary S Brooks
Dr. Z Zachary S Brooks

Thanks for visiting my site. Enjoy the content. Donate if you’re able. And please send me questions and comments. Check out podcasts on Bilingual Decision Making, Organ Oracles, People Behind the PhDs, Win or Learn, and About-ish.

*I earned a doctorate in Second Language Acquisition with concentrations in cognitive science and management from the University of Arizona.

[wpedon id=”133″ align=”left”]

Dr. Z

I am a doctor, but not a medical doctor

I earned an academic doctorate, or PhD, hence Dr. + my first name = Dr. Z

My first name is Zach or Zachary comes from the Bible which means “to remember” and it is the name of a prophet in the Bible, Zechariah, and according to Wikipedia Zechariah was a person in the Hebrew Bible and traditionally considered the author of the Book of Zechariah, the eleventh of the Twelve Minor Prophets. In other words, he was second to last.

But Zachary also has an origin in Greek. Záchari means sugar. Think saccharine then say Zach.

Hear the relation?

Anyway …

What’s a PhD?

It means Doctor of Philosophy which sounds pretty cool.

Who doesn’t like to think about fundamental problems such as existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language?

Just open Instagram and you’ll find people posting photos with taglines about their life or why their life is a certain way, why other people behave the way they do, love, broken hearts …

The top ten hashtags on Instagram are

#love #instagood #photooftheday #fashion #beautiful #happy #cute #tbt (Throw Back Thursday)

Apologies for the social media digression … back to PhD …

Why don’t we use D.P. or D.o.P. as in dope, like idiot, or dope like rad?

One could argue that every PhD is a little idiotic and a little rad.

If it means Doctor of Philosophy, why can’t doctors get the correct acronym? They are called doctors after all and they can’t even get their title correct?

Well as many things in life, the PhD acronym comes from Latin.

Those Romans are still influencing us. I mean they gave us laws, language, aqueducts, and ideas for movies …

In Latin, it’s Philosophiae Doctor so they took the first two letters of Philosophiae and added the first letter of Doctor to get PhD.

But let’s set aside the doctor of philosophy talk for a second because, I’ve conceived the Dr. Z Podcasts to cover a range of issues which I summarize as the 6As.

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