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My Students Died While We Debated Education Policy

“Ms. Sather, Ms. Sather, Ms. Sather. What’s good?” A tall, lanky boy popped his head into my office. “You doing alright today?”<p>“I’m just fine, …

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'Rethinkers' call for conversations, not suspensions, in New Orleans schools | NOLA.com

Linking arms before a standing-room-only crowd, almost 40 New Orleans students said the answer to reducing school suspensions and violence is a set …

NOAHH Partners With the New Orleans Mission and the NET Charter High School - New Orleans Area Habitat For Humanity

Renewal is at the heart of NOAHH’s cause. Every homeowner in our program is working toward a new life, a chance to make things better for themselves …

What does a Common Core curriculum mean to students at risk of being shot?

Last month, Terrence Roberts became the fifth student from the same high school in New Orleans to be killed by gunfire in a six-month stretch. Just …

At school that's lost five students to violence in five months, hope endures

How meaningful is school choice in New Orleans, the city of charters?

Charter school supporters and advocates frequently point to the broad choices that families have when seeking a school in New Orleans, where most of …

Join Americorps | Get Involved | SBP USA

Join AmeriCorps<p>SBP is seeking <b>passionate leaders</b> from across the country to join in our efforts to return hard working Americans displaced by disaster …

3 Things Effective Leaders Know About Being Likable

The social etiquette you’d use at a cocktail party doesn’t translate to the board room.<p>Many leaders already know that commanding the respect of their team members can be a tricky business. If they’re either too feared on one hand or too well liked on the other, they risk losing their …

Social Media Etiquette for Your Business

Social media sites have revolutionized the way that businesses big and small interact with the general public. Sites like Facebook and Twitter have …

The Business of Etiquette

Last year, I wrote in US News & World Report that executives should add one or more foreign languages to their skill set to increase their competitive advantage in the workplace. I cited language expert and CEO of BRIC Language Systems, Ryan McMunn as saying, "In fact, those entering the workforce …

Simple Etiquette Everyone Should Know

How many times have you thought to yourself, “Am I still expected to do that?” (Fun fact: <i>Emily Post’s Etiquette</i> guide has been updated 18 times since …

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A Wall Street guide to bar etiquette

Read this, absorb it, and the next time you're out in a bar, imbibe… and abide by these simple rules for bar etiquette, and a few tips for your drinking pleasure:<p>1. Be a regular at more than one bar. It's a good hedge, if like me, you've been banned from a few<p>2. Be patient. There's no line to get …

The Etiquette Of Drinking With Your Boss

2 minute Read<p>At some point in your career, you’re going to get invited out by your boss for happy hour drinks, and regardless of whether or not you …

15 meeting etiquette rules every professional needs to know

Work meetings aren't always fun. However, when you're required to attend one, it's important that you conduct yourself in a respectful and …

Dining Etiquette: Dinner Party Mistakes to Avoid

When you accept a friend's invitation to dinner, you take on a certain responsibility to be a good guest. To stay on the right side of good manners - and hopefully get invited back again - avoid these "don'ts" the next time you gather with friends for a social meal.<p><b>Don't show up "fashionably late."</b> …

Fashion Designer Erdem Moralioglu on Collecting and Party Etiquette

London’s prince of twisted romantic looks talks about his weakness for books, how to be a good guest and his dreams of owning a Hockney painting.<p>By<p>Luke Leitch<p><b>SINCE LAUNCHING HIS LABEL</b>, Erdem, in 2005, fashion designer Erdem Moralioglu has developed a reputation as a florals specialist. But Mr. …

10 things you should never do at a dinner party, according to a longtime butler

Whether attending a dinner party for business or pleasure, there are certain things you just shouldn't do.<p>You may also find yourself in a sticky …

Ten Rules of Proper Networking and Business Etiquette

Photography is a business largely built on referrals, word of mouth and reputation. How you present yourself to others and take advantage of chance …

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10 ways to improve your emotional intelligence and become a better leader

It was my technical skills that had gotten me the job, not my leadership skills, as these had barely had the chance to develop.<p>I remember my first day in this new role, one of my direct reports came to see me, and she said she wanted to talk to me urgently.<p>So trying to be a good boss, I took her …

9 Aspects Of Emotional Intelligence Possessed By Every Successful Leader

It doesn’t matter how smart you are – without emotional intelligence, you won’t become a leader.<p>I work with leaders every day as a personal digital …

Emotional Intelligence: A Guide to Melodic IDM

This August marks the 22nd anniversary of the online rave resource Hyperreal's “Intelligent Dance Music” listserv, an early Internet mailing list that gave birth to the term, and where many of the critical parameters of the electronic subgenre were hashed out in the mid 1990s. That also makes 22 …

Business Negotiating Tactics from HBR - business.com

Tips on managing anxiety and emotional preparedness for negotiation from Harvard Business School professor Michael Wheeler.<p>To be a good negotiator, …

7 Signs You Are an Emotionally Intelligent Person

Do you believe you are an emotionally intelligent person? Here are some signs to help you find out for sure.<p><i>Emotional Intelligence</i> is a term often …

How Can You Build Your Emotional Intelligence?

<i>Are you failing to connect with your employees to motivate and inspire them? Daniel Goleman, Ph.D., is a renowned expert on emotional intelligence</i> …

How do potential employers assess your personality?

At least three-quarters of companies with more than 100 employees use personality assessments for external hiring — and that number is steadily …

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How Emotionally Intelligent Are You?

1. Two of your friends are fighting so you…<p>Try to help them understand each other's point of view<br>• Pick a side and bad-mouth the other friend<br>• Avoid both …

EQ and Negotiation Tips From a Wall Street Veteran Turned Entrepreneur

<i>By Christine Condon</i><p>One of the most important qualities an aspiring leader should possess is emotional intelligence.<p>Take it from Susan Bratton -- a veteran of Wall Street who is the founder and CEO of Meals to Heal, a nutrition platform for cancer patients. In the "Women Who Lead" video series from …