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The Eight Habits Of Remarkably Coachable Leaders

In my executive coaching work, one of the most important traits that differentiates high potential leaders is their learning agility . In succession planning discussions, organizations identify leaders who are learning agile because these people quickly learn how to be effective in new and …

Agile Development

Flipboard, Stagehand, and other awesome apps of the week

It’s the weekend, which means that it’s time to ditch all the chores you had planned and instead sit down and try out some of the week’s most significant new apps.<p>From a tremendous “reverse platformer” to a nifty attempt at revolutionizing your magazines-reading experience, here are the apps and …

8 Tech Tools To Communicate Your Ideas More Effectively

Love it or hate it, presentation matters. To quote the poet William Carlos Williams, sometimes “It is not what you say that matters but the manner in which you say it.” Here are eight tech tools to help you communicate your ideas more effectively (and, dare I say, beautifully).<p><b>1. Lucidchart</b><p>The tool …

Infographics

Des Moines school discipline reform stirs backlash

Alarmed that too many minority students are getting kicked out of class, Des Moines school leaders are changing the district's use of discipline to …

Education

What’s the Best Way to Give Math Homework?

Inspired at EdCamp, Michelle Russell is trying optional math homework. Students decide how well they understand topics and do homework if they need …

Cyber Charter Schools Fail to Provide Much of an Education

<i>This article originally was published on</i> The Conversation.<p>What President-elect Donald Trump and the Republican sweep of government will mean for K-12 …

25 Things Strong Leaders Tell Their Employees

A great way to step into your leadership power is to start saying things that you haven’t said before. The more aware you can be of your language, the more effective a leader you will be.<p>Too often new leaders are taught to concentrate on schedules, forecasts and milestones. They aren’t always …

Leadership

There's Now a Body of Research on What It Means to Be a Teacher Leader

Two researchers compiled a literature review of 12 years of studies and reports on teacher leadership, drawing conclusions about what it means to be …

Disable three iOS features you likely use only by accident

With each iteration of iOS, Apple adds new features to make iPhones and iPads more flexible and easier to use. I happily accept these improvements each year, but there are some that end up just getting in the way.<p>There are three features in particular -- two for the iPhone and one for the iPad -- …

9 Investing Questions You're Too Embarrassed to Ask

You can't build wealth through investing if you never get started. And sometimes, getting started is just a matter of overcoming your fear of asking …

15 Mistakes Smart People Make in Retirement

Neglecting to plan for long-term care can be a big threat to your nest egg.<p>Americans make plenty of mistakes when it comes to planning for …

Retirement

5 Ways to Protect Your Retirement if the Market Tanks

Use these strategies to keep your investments safe.<p>When you’re investing for retirement, your main task is to establish a long-term goal and plot out …

Investing

Google Math - Teacher Tech

Teaching Math With Google Apps Workshop<p>Teaching math in the 21st century has changed. Technology, specifically Google Apps, along with the Common …

10 Action Verbs That Define a Great Leader (Hint: They All Start With the Letter R)

These power words are always in the toolkit of great leaders.<p>Great leaders know how to act on what they know.<p>After a period of evaluation and discussion, they get out of the comfortable confines of their offices and go out into the hallways and conferences rooms, making decisions, interacting with …

workimprovement

5 simple etiquette habits that help the rich get ahead, according to a man who spent 5 years studying millionaires

Manners matter.<p>"You have to know how to act and how to do certain things when you're around people," writes Thomas C. Corley in his upcoming book "Change Your Habits, Change Your Life." "Self-made millionaires have mastered certain rules of etiquette that help them in social settings."<p>Corley would …

You Can't Be a Great Leader Without This Basic Quality

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Making Sense Out of Variable Spending Strategies for Retirees

18 Pages Posted: 17 Mar 2015<p>The American College; McLean Asset Management<p>Date Written: March 16, 2015<p>Abstract<p>Variable spending strategies can be …

The Small Tennessee Museum That's an Unlikely Tourism Hit

When Discovery Park of America opened on a cornfield in rural Tennessee, its founders expected the museum described as a “mini-Smithsonian” to draw …

These Are The Most All-American Towns Around

The idea of an "All-American" town might be a quaint notion in the 21st century, but they do still certainly exist across this land of ours. They can be found, too, in every corner of the country, from New York to California.<p>Leave it to the folks at National Geographic to come up with a list of the …

Xiaomi's Hugo Barra Defends Apple Cloning Claims

Xiaomi’s office is still humming way past 7pm on the day after their major product launch event. Employees typically end their days at 9.30pm after working 12-hour-long days here, and this commitment doesn’t end post-event.<p>For all the work that has gone into developing its products — the company …

Apple's iWork, iLife updates draw ire from some power users

At Apple's live event earlier this week, iWork and iLife users were given a treat: free upgrades to major new versions of the company's productivity and lifestyle apps.<p>The move, which follows one the company made last month on its mobile platform iOS, is part of a broader effort to offer many of …

Apps

BlackBerry PlayBook

Oct 20, 2016 Unable to integrate a Yahoo! Mail account on your BlackBerry? Try these fixes!<p>50 Comments<p>Peek<p>Having issues with being able to integrate …

BlackBerry PlayBook now being shipped direct from RIM at sale prices

If the supply chain in your area has run dry of the BlackBerry PlayBook you need not worry any longer. RIM has decided it to maximize those sales by …

Best Buy will trade you a free iPhone 5 for your old smartphone

Don’t know what to do with your old Palm Pre? If you were thinking about getting an iPhone(s aapl) you can bring it to Best Buy(s bby) this weekend, …

Windows Phone continues crusade against Apple with mocking videos (update)

Microsoft isn't done taunting Apple about those new iPhones. Not by a long shot. After trying to seize publicity immediately following Apple's latest hardware unveiling, the company is back with seven — yes, <i>seven</i> — "fly on the wall" videos that ridicule both new iPhone models. The clips bash …

New Videos Depict 'Champagne' and 'Graphite' iPhone 5S Casings

Two new videos published today give a detailed look at the casings of the "champagne" colored iPhone 5S and the "graphite" 5S, which first showed up in photos earlier this week.<p>While there has been a non-stop stream of images and videos depicting the gold iPhone 5S, a video from <i>TLD</i> offers a good …