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How the '5 Second Rule' Can Help You Fight the Urge to Procrastinate | Inc.com

We have all done it -- hit the snooze button a few more times than necessary on a big day. The reluctance to face new challenges, make a phone call or finish a major project has affected us all at some point in life. However, habitual procrastination can create limitations for entrepreneurs, who …

Procrastination

I study liars for a living. I've never seen one like President Trump

I spent the first two decades of my career as a social scientist studying liars and their lies. I thought I had developed a sense of what to expect …

Donald Trump

Could subjects soon be a thing of the past in Finland?

<b>Finland has long been renowned for the quality of its education and always scores highly in international league tables.</b><b>Now it is rethinking how it teaches in the digital age - seeking to place skills, as much as subjects, at the heart of what it does. But not everyone is happy, and there are fears</b> …

Pedagogy

3 Ways Schools Condition Students

Several times a year, I will receive emails from parents about a post I wrote in 2010 titled, “The Impact of Awards”. Often, they are reaching out …

Teaching

Hardscaping 101: Pleaching

They are stately, precise, and an instant architectural feature so it’s easy to see why pleached trees have become the star of contemporary gardens. …

9 Things Passionate People Do Differently

Do you have enough passion in your life? Passion is the difference between playing the piano and being a pianist; it's who you are, not just what you do. Passion makes you leap out of bed in the morning, eager to start your day.<p>Dr. Robert Vallerand at the University of Quebec has studied passion …

Self-improvement

The Fogg Method Is the 3-Step Technique for Changing Behavior

We all have bad habits we could change. (Late-night snacking, anyone?) We could all use a few more healthy habits in our lives too. (You know the …

Will Power

How to Worry Less About the Future and Make Each Week Awesome

I used to worry incessantly about how the future would turn out. Then, it finally dawned on me that all this worrying was doing nothing to help me. …

Entrepreneurship

How To Start A Business From Scratch

If you had told me at the age of 15, when I was given a video camera for my birthday to film my friends rapping, that my passion for music would …

Entrepreneurship

16 Famous Writers Told Us About The Book They’re Most Thankful For

Celebrate Thanksgiving with the books Joyce Carol Oates, R. L. Stine, Lemony Snicket, Colum McCann, Rainbow Rowell, Chuck Palahniuk, and more of your favorite authors are grateful for.<p><i>In honor of Thanksgiving, we asked writers we love to tell us about the book they’re most thankful for. Here’s what</i> …

Books

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Thanksgiving is the time when family and friends gather to share a meal. It's our time to express gratitude for the blessings we've experienced in the past year. But all of that can get derailed by arguments at the dinner table. And this year--just two weeks and two days after the most acrimonious …

Thanksgiving Dinner

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Have you ever been distracted while driving and then suddenly arrived at your destination, wondering how you even got there? Too often, we go through life on autopilot like this, only to realize later that we've lost sight of our passions and goals along the way. Life doesn't have to pass you by, …

Self-awareness

Diet drinks may be preventing you from losing weight

Many people ditch sugary fizzy drinks in favour of low-calorie alternatives when they are trying to lose weight, but a study has found that diet drinks could actually make it harder to shift the pounds.<p>Many diet drinks contain the sweetener aspartame in lieu of sugar, and researchers at …

Connecting Asia's startup ecosystem

3 Tips for Being a Truly Great Leader

<i>The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s</i> …

Leadership

This 2-Minute Video Shows What Sets Good and Great Leaders Apart (and It's Not What You Think)

Do you want a good leader, or a great one? The answer might surprise you.<p>Ask most people what type of leader they prefer--good or great--and most would choose great. After all, who doesn't want the best?<p>But according to James R. Bailey, the Hochberg Professor of Leadership Development at George …

George Washington University

Healthy Eating: A Beginner's Guide on How to Eat Healthy and Stick to It

Healthy eating. It's something everyone knows they should do, but few of us do as consistently as we would like. The purpose of this guide is to …

Weight-loss balloon helps shed twice the weight, study says

If you're struggling to lose a serious amount of weight, imagine you had a weight loss option that helped more than diet and exercise, but wasn't as invasive as gastric surgery.<p>Enter the Obalon balloon system, a new treatment that involves swallowing balloon-filled capsules to curb …

Nutrition

Kate McKinnon Brings America to Tears With 'SNL' Cold Open

Hallelujah.<p>Since the election results rolled in early Wednesday morning and was called for president-elect Donald Trump, I've been speculating how <i>SNL</i> would play it. Well, that's not entirely true. First I cried. I cried as I watched Hillary Clinton give her eloquent and inspiring concession speech, …

Kate McKinnon

12 tricks that will make your small home look modern

Say what you will about space, but is feels great to have lots of it in your living quarters. But due to the population becoming more (or maybe Earth …

Living Rooms

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This high-poverty school succeeds by focusing on adventure, the arts, project-based learning

<i>(This is the third in a series of posts about schools named as winners in the 2015-16 Schools of Opportunity project. You can find the first post here and the second here.)</i><p>If you listen to the school reform debate these days, you would be forgiven for thinking that public schools across the board …

Education

Not All Habits Are Equal. These 3 Habits Outperformed Every Other

Averagely, the human brain is just 2% the mass of the body, but it consumes 20% of the total energy to function optimally. That’s how much our brain …

Self-improvement

The Importance of Innovation and Thinking Different - Jean-Claude Biver

The theme of my con­fer­ence is very easy. No inno­va­tion, no life. No inno­va­tion, no future. We all belong to plan­et Earth, and we are all born …

Creativity