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6 useful skills every employer will be looking for on résumés in 2018

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Alongside common New Year's resolutions like fitness and wellness goals, professional development is probably one area of your life you're …

Project Management

17 signs you're a good boss — even if it doesn't feel like it

<b>• Leading others can be challenging at times.</b><p><b>• But there are some subtle signs that you're an exceptional boss.</b><p><b>• It all comes down to your listening skills, empathy, and confidence.</b><p>It's not always easy being in charge.<p>Managing others comes with a ton of pressure. And when you're in a management …

Leadership

A professional career coach shares 12 affordable online courses that'll help you advance your career

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Whether you're a college senior starting to look into your post-grad prospects or a working professional with years of experience under …

Employment

Learning disabilities do not define us

I am an educator of educators. I teach others how to be the best teachers. But, I’m also different.<p>I have learning challenges.<p>As we celebrate the …

The subtle power of uncomfortable silences

In business and in life, it could help you to get acquainted with the power of the pause.<p>At your next meeting, wait for a pause in conversation and try to measure how long it lasts.<p>Chances are – especially among English speakers – it will be a second or two at most.<p>Anglophones tend to be most …

Acquainted

School Leaders Need Coaches, Too

The assumption that educational leaders do not need coaching reduces the capacity of the learning environment.

Education

The Epic Guide to Student Ownership

“Is this real, Mr. J?” The question came from the back of the room. Todd rarely spoke up in class, but today he seemed visibly upset. “Yes, it is …

Pedagogy

The Coach Approach to Giving and Receiving Feedback in Schools

While skillfully shared feedback can catapult learning to new heights, poorly offered feedback can have minimal impact, or worse, can potentially …

Pedagogy

Classroom Instruction Resources Of The Week

Each week, I publish a post or two containing three or four particularly useful resources on classroom instruction, and you can see them all …

Asking your employees these 5 simple questions will make them never want to leave you

If you're new to this concept, unlike the exit interview, managers are getting fresh insight into improving the work environment or their own leadership skills to retain those valued employees — today — not after they have emotionally disconnected and stopped caring.<p>Fair warning: Stay interviews …

Employee Engagement

The Ultimate List: 50 Strategies For Differentiated Instruction

<b>The Ultimate List: 50 Strategies For Differentiated Instruction</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>Differentiation is a simple idea that’s less simple to …

Pedagogy

How to Delegate Effectively to Your Coworkers

When your plate is way too full, sharing the load is the secret to sanity. But delegating requires a leap of faith—and some serious people skills. …

North Carolina

5 Simple Things the Most Incredibly Respected Bosses Do (Every. Single. Day.) | Inc.com

We can all rattle off qualities we absolutely hated in our old bosses quicker than we can the good ones. Like it or not, those awful bosses brought us where we are now.<p>Whether you have three employees or 300 doesn't matter. You should always strive to be the most incredible boss you can be every …

Leadership

What Do People Know About Excellent Teaching and Learning?

Download the PDF here.<p>It’s a set of questions that nags just about every parent with school-age kids: Does their child’s teacher employ good …

12 Must-See TED Talks for Teachers

Looking to intrigue tomorrow’s first period class? Want to connect with that student sleeping in the back row? Tasked with giving a presentation at …

Type Your Text Into “SlideBot” & It Automatically Chooses Layout & Images For Your Slideshow

SlideBot lets you type the text you want to appear in each slide and then uses its software to design your slideshow in seconds.<p>It’s pretty neat, and …

Do Mac & Cheese Bacon Cups Make Bowls Obsolete?

You already know bacon takes any macaroni and cheese dish to the next level. It's hard to go wrong with that tried and true flavor combo, and it's …

How to Be More Than an Average Joe

No one wants to settle for the results that come with being average but it's easy to fall into the trap.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>So you’re sick of being average? You say you want more out of your life and work? The question is really about what you’re going to do …

Motivation

WATCH: What Happens When a Bullet Hits an 'Unbreakable' Prince Rupert's Drop

One of science's weirdest enigmas just got freakier.<p>For those of you who aren't familiar with the Prince Rupert's drop, this weird, scientific enigma …

British Columbia

4 Healthy One-Pot Pasta Recipes Anyone Can Cook

Do you have a hectic schedule? Is life so busy that even the simple pleasures like cooking have now become a chore? We feel you. We're all about easy …

Italian Food

24 Ways to Boost Your Intelligence Every Day

As neuroscience has advanced, we’ve learned we can train our brains to think more clearly, be more positive, and better express creativity.<p>In fact, …

Framing

Chicken Enchilada Chili

It’s so rewarding when you find a solid crock pot recipe that can make anyones day 10x easier than before.<p>This enchilada chili is creamy, chunky, and …

The Innovation Experiment: How Do We Know These New Learning Models Work?

Opinion | Learning Strategies<p>The Innovation Experiment: How Do We Know These New Learning Models Work?<p>By Jeff Heyck-Williams     Aug 11, 2016<p>Image …

Instructional Coaching: Finally, an Easy Choice

<b>Today's guest post is written by frequent Finding Common Ground contributer Lisa Westman. Lisa is an instructional coach specializing in</b> …

Pedagogy

Blueberry Filled Angel Food Cupcakes with Lemon Whipped Cream Recipe

Ingredients<p>1/2 c cake flour<br>• 3/4 c granulated sugar<br>• 5 Davidson's Safest Choice® pasteurized egg white(s)<br>• 1/2 tsp cream of tartar<br>• 1/8 tsp salt<br>• 1/4 tsp …

Dessert

19 terrible LinkedIn mistakes you're making

Kim Brown is an assistant director for Syracuse University's Career Services department. She spends a good portion of her day looking over LinkedIn profiles for job seekers and students.<p>She makes sure candidates are putting their best foot forward on LinkedIn.<p>Here are the most common mistakes Brown …

Employment

Take your influencing skills to the next level at work

If you think you're the last person to hear about major company developments, you can easily feel that you don't count.<p>In today's increasingly …

Leadership

If You Want Your Team To Collaborate, Self-Awareness Is A Game Changer

Over the past few years as an executive business coach, I have noticed the rise of words such as “self-awareness,” “mindfulness,” and “radical responsibility” in business contexts. Let me confess that I’m a believer. Too many professionals, however, still pay only lip service to emotional …

Self-awareness
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