SPECIAL MUN TOPIC: How do you handle the people who like to argue?

Posted by on Aug 3, 2012 in Blog, Friends of MUN-E, MUN Debate Topics, Social Skills | 6,760 comments

SPECIAL MUN TOPIC: How do you handle the people who like to argue?

This is a topic that makes people crazy! You may have heard of the secretive order known as the Freemasons? Well, the Freemasons wrote the Constitution… and they agreed that they were gonna have this place (called a “lodge”) where no one could talk about religion or politics… But… I’m sure, just like me, you’ve got some friends that ALWAYS have to talk about God, or Politics, or some philosophical belief that is going to take all of the fun out of the night… So how...

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Baby, you’re so “money” [MUN-E] and you don’t even know it!!

Posted by on Jul 31, 2012 in Blog, Friends of MUN-E, MUN-E, Social Skills | 7,547 comments

For those of you with a penchant for oldies but goodies, if you haven’t seen the classic movie Swingers, you’re missing out on the ironic quotes that metaphorically describe the type of Teflon Smooth delegate that MUN-E can sculpt. If you’ve met the executive board of my former club, you might recognize some of these “money!” delegates:  But without further ado, here’s two youtube clips that are straight from Jon Favreau‘s first major script and acting role. Vince...

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How to be Social…

Posted by on Jul 13, 2012 in Lessons, MUN-E, Social Skills | 7,476 comments

This is the first subtitle of our book… And I must admit, it is the most oft misunderstood. Being “social” is simply the easiest phrase to describe being easy to talk to. Some of us are incredibly talented at this trait with no careful training… And as a result they have many friends, they communicate their desires, and they tend to get along better with adults as well. When these social “naturals” are also aware of the reactions of their peers, they are primed for creating...

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The Axis of Excellence!

Posted by on Jun 27, 2012 in Blog, Lessons, Social Skills | 6,510 comments

On a day of pure inspiration, we came up with this beautiful three dimensional relationship! We call it:  Yes… THIS IS THE MAIN IDEA!!!  IT’S SOCIAL INTELLIGENCE!!  (Sometimes called “Human Engineering.”) The Success Spectrum is the fountain from which all GAVELS spring. Use the brief descriptions above as an introduction to the raw power of Social Intelligence in the Model UNiverse. Please note that our axes are defined by “Social Intelligence” and “Academic Intelligence.” Let’s...

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Inside the Book…

Posted by on Jun 27, 2012 in Blog, Lessons, Social Skills | 3,842 comments

Inside the Book…

We’ve structured this book to include every detail that is necessary to succeed at Model UN while keeping an eye on the SOCIAL INTELLIGENCE of the strongest leaders in politics as well as business.  Social Intelligence can be learned and it is our goal to make that your specialty. When learning social intelligence, it is best to start practicing immediately, and MUN-E gets you started immediately!! We’ll give you a rundown of all of the chapter of the book because we want you to know what you’re...

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Skills for Changing the World

Posted by on Jun 27, 2012 in Blog, Featured, Lessons, Our Website, Social Skills | 7,257 comments

Skills for Changing the World

  We wrote this for you. To make you better at interviews, debating with your teachers, talking with your friends, approaching the principal, and even chatting with people that you might want to get to know a little better… *hint *hint. Our social world is growing and expanding beyond national borders and we will have to start working collaboratively in our everyday lives. There are very few places that you can learn how to do these things… But we’ve put all of that information in ONE...

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