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Why Deep Work Helps You Get More Done in Less Time

Ever since I spoke with Cal Newport about the rules for focused success in a distracted world, and read his most recent book, I’ve become an …

5 Habits of the Most Likable People

Likability brings along some undeniable advantages. Here's how to increase yours.<p>While still children on the playground, we begin learning one of life's most beneficial skills: the ability to play well with others.<p>That trait continues to reap benefits through adulthood. For example, when you make …

Emma Watson Gives a Powerful Speech for Gender Equality at the U.N. General Assembly

Just like her famed <i>Harry Potter</i> character Hermione, Emma Watson is using her powers for good. The U.N. Goodwill Ambassador and founder of the gender …

A high school senior who got into 5 Ivy League schools and Stanford reveals how she chose her essay topic

<i>With early admission deadlines looming, Business Insider decided to republish her timeless advice below.</i><p>High-school senior Brittany Stinson learned on Tuesday that she was accepted into five Ivy League schools: Yale, Columbia, the University of Pennsylvania, Dartmouth, and Cornell.<p>She also got into …

It’s 2016. Why does school stop for the summer?

Kids all over Canada are converging on their elementary and secondary schools after a long summer vacation. And there is no good reason for that.<p>The school calendar – minus a few regional particularities and a handful of exceptions – has remained largely unchanged for decades. Though summer …

Education

Why Catholics are leaving the faith by age 10 – and what parents can do about it

Washington D.C., Dec 17, 2016 / 02:36 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Young Catholics are leaving the faith at an early age – sometimes before the age of 10 – …

How Successful People Learn: 5 Simple Rules Everyone Should Follow

Want to work smarter? Incorporate these five rules into your daily habits.<p>How do you define success?<p>We all measure prosperity in different ways. But it doesn't really matter what your personal goals are. The key to getting better at anything is summed up in one word:<p>Learning.<p>That's why the most …