Amber Marechal

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How Technology Can Address Maslow’s Hierarchy Of Needs

<b>How Thoughtful Technology Integration Can Address Maslow’s Hierarchy Of Needs</b><p>by <b>Jackie Gerstein</b><p><i>For specific training and professional development</i> …

Education Technology

The goop Guide to Noncoffee Coffees

The number of ways to replace coffee (that is, if you’re looking to replace coffee) gets bigger every day, and some of them sound pretty crazy. Now …

Famous quotes, the way a woman would have to say them during a meeting

“A few weeks ago at work,” Jennifer Lawrence wrote in an essay for Lenny (yup, I guess I’m subscribed to Lenny now! Well played, Lena Dunham). “I …

If You Say This During An Apology, You're Doing It Wrong

Leave your non-apology at the door.<p>A genuine, heartfelt apology is a powerful step toward mending hurt feelings and finding a resolution. A half-assed apology, on the other hand, can be worse than none at all.<p>The difference between a sincere apology and cheap one has a lot to do with how it’s …

Positive Thinking

These Brutally Honest Phases Of Falling Out Of Love Will Make You Grab The Tissues

I've got some bad news. Almost every single relationship you will ever have is going to end. Sorry, but I did warn you it was bad news. Here's the …

6 Alternatives to Padlet

Last week the online ed tech community was buzzing about the recent changes to Padlet‘s pricing structure. Padlet is a robust service with millions …

Education Technology

8 Tips So You Don’t Lose Yourself In Your Next Relationship

<b>“Never lose yourself in a relationship. Love your partner fiercely, but always follow your unique dreams and desires. Be true to yourself.” …

Why You Shouldn't Buy Life Insurance (OK, Some May Need It)

<i>TV commercials for life insurance often claim that it is vital to save your family from impoverishment if the breadwinner dies. But is that always true?</i> <i>Rick Kahler, founder of</i> <i>Kahler Financial Group, in Rapid City, S.D., rips the sales palaver apart and shows us who needs a life policy, and who</i> …

Retirement

Your Top 10 Objects Your Kids Don't Want

<i>The following is excerpted from</i> No Thanks Mom: The Top Ten Objects Your Kids Do NOT Want (and what to do with them).<p>Your house, and what it contains, is a minefield in the eyes of your grown children. They can see from your example that collections of stuff are a curse; such objects are superfluous …

Top 10

This Data Viz Tool Explains Privacy Policies You’re Too Lazy To Read

A new tool turns thousands of complex, inscrutable documents into beautiful visualizations.<p>People don’t read privacy policies. One study from 2016 showed that people will agree to anything to get past that daunting mess of legalese; 98% of the study’s participants didn’t realize that the policy for …

The 5 Most Annoying Facebook Posts About Being Engaged

We live in a day and age where couples get engaged and their first thought is "I can't wait to post on Facebook!" instead of "I can't wait to call my friends and family!" You know it's true. And with that territory comes status updates that are more barf-tastic than a Jared Galleria of Jewelry …

The Co-Creation Imperative: How To Make Organizational Change Collaborative

<b>Lego’s IDEAS platform. Ramaswamy And Gouillart On Co-Creation</b><p>We can learn a lot about engaging employees in organizational change from Lego’s pioneering approach to co-created product design. Lego’s IDEAS website is an excellent example of an online co-creation platform. Here is how it works. The …

Design

The Single Worst Way to Respond to Customer Complaints (and How to Avoid It) | Inc.com

Exceptional customer service is critical to keeping your business humming. Getting there can involve all kinds of strategies, but the real key is to grasp that most difficult customer- service experiences involve reactance theory. Wrap your head around this one principle and you might see your …

Customer Service

The best times to buy stuff on sale in Canada

It goes without saying that everyone loves a bargain. But often, unless a great score is made during a holiday sale event, many people attribute the …

How Long Does It Take to Develop One Hour of Training?

<i>This article is an update to a study that tried to answer the question: How long it takes to design one hour of instruction? It presents a comparison</i> …

Is 'That' Sexual Harassment? How to Tell, Using 'Cooper's 6 Levels.'

Sure, outright groping is obviously prohibited behavior. But what about 'aesthetic appreciation'? Can't a guy compliment a girl anymore?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Combine the impact of the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements with the dramatic speeches at Sunday's Golden …

35 Steamy Texts To Send Your Partner When You're Apart For The Holidays

Before you get into another political debate with your aunt who's visiting for the holidays, why not find a better way to pass the time in between …

Stanford Professor: Working From Home Makes You Happier and More Efficient (There's Just 1 Catch) | Inc.com

Work from home or go to an office: Which kind of workers are happier and more efficient?<p>For the first time--surprisingly--there's some solid academic research on the subject, led by a Stanford economics professor.<p>We won't hide the ball. Yes, the study found that workers who were allowed to work …

The Workplace

The universal truths every woman felt after reading Cat Person

On the surface, it is an excruciatingly bad date story. An account of two people, who probably aren't that well suited to each other, exchanging stilted texts for weeks before eventually going for an awkward drink, and later finding themselves having bad, depressing sex. But for the hundreds of …

20 Great Scifi Movies You May Have Missed in 2017 (But Shouldn't Have)

If nothing else, 2017 has been a truly great year for science fiction and fantasy films. While many have been major motion pictures that no one could …

20 Things He Always Wants You to Say And the more often you say it, the better

As a woman, you probably know exactly what you want to hear from your partner. Certain compliments and phrases just never get old—no matter how many …

9 Actually Inspirational Podcasts To Listen To If You Want To Start Your Own Business

Things To Do<p>by Anna Heaton | 11 07 2017<p>Grab your headphones and prepare to take note, guys.<p>The rise of entrepreneurship in recent years has been a …

Entrepreneurship

7 Sentences Successful People Say To Defend Their Value

Do you have prepared phrases for when things get tricky at work?<p>Whether it’s telling an employee they need to improve their hygiene, pushing back on someone taking credit for your ideas, or bringing up serious complaints to HR, it’s always good to feel prepared. Work often means dealing with …

Sexual Harassment

Rabies Found In Arizona: What You Need To Know

Should you beware of Superstition — the Superstition Mountain area in Arizona, that is — because there may be rabies there?<p>The Arizona Department of Health has confirmed two cases of rabies in animals from the Superstition Mountain area, which includes popular hiking and camping areas such as the …

Trails

I polled 1,500 people about their best relationship advice -- and everyone said the same thing

Hey, guess what? I got married two weeks ago. And like most people, I asked some of the older and wiser folks around me for a couple quick words of …

7 Quick Ways to Make Money Investing $1,000

A thousand bucks is not a lot of money but it is enough, if you're shrewd, to make a lot of money.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're sitting on at least $1000 and it's scratching an itch in your pocket, consider investing it rather than spending it on something …

A Cool Way to Get Paid for Your Content, eBook or Video

I received an email back in August to try out this platform called Inklpay that integrates with WordPress so bloggers can easily get paid for their …

Time I

Carolyn Hax: Missing quality time with overworked boyfriend

<b>Hi, Carolyn:</b><p>My boyfriend and I moved in together two months ago. We're very much in love, and I feel comfortable discussing issues and feelings with …