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When Teachers Take A Breath, Students Can Bloom

Garrison Institute looks a little like Hogwarts. The retreat center is housed in a former monastery amid tranquil green hills overlooking the Hudson River, 60 miles north and a world away from New York City.<p>Inside the airy chapel on a recent summer afternoon, about 35 educators from the U.S. and at …

Mindfulness

Launch Your Future Consulting Career In 6 Steps (Before Quitting Your Day Job)

Walking away from a regular corporate paycheck to become a consultant can be a tough yet rewarding transition. As a consultant, you can use the skills and knowledge you developed during your career to help others while being directly rewarded for your efforts. Yet it is also very challenging to get …

Employment

Transitioning From Consultant To Business Owner

Ira Sharfin had been a successful, big time consultant for 16 years. He was an expert at change management and even helped with the integration when mega-firms Coopers and Lybrand and Price Waterhouse merged in 1998. In 2005, he had the personal opportunity to buy a majority interest in Continental …

Business Strategy

Leadership: 3 Important Activities Managers should do Daily

<b>By Jacob Haney</b>Every new manager needs to know the three key activities they should be focusing on, which will make them successful as leaders.Those …

Leadership

Importance of Focusing on Talents and Strengths

When considering the true meaning of <b>Talent</b>, it is understood to be flair, aptitude, a gift, knack for doing something well, ability to excel at …

Human Resources

Managers vs. Leaders: What makes a great leader and a great organization? - The Human Resources Social Network

Leaders inspire and motivate, communicate, bring people together and empower them, are open to new ideas and develop their team to be the next …

Best Business Model for Consultants

Excelling in Thinking Flexibly and Creatively to Solve Complex and Unfamiliar Problems

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Learning Online: Reflection, Engagement and Motivation (LOREM)

Starting an Online Business? Here Are 7 Things I Learned From My Journey as a Novice

Back in early 2012, I was only a college professor. Well, I still am a college professor, but now I do a whole lot more. You see, I had always felt that I needed to do "more" in the world. I thought I had a bigger life purpose that went beyond just teaching in the classroom. Don't get me wrong, I …

Why not getting promoted made me more successful

That lost hope is really what made me throw my hands up. Even though on a day-to-day basis I still loved my job, I had to leave.<p>I'd checked all the boxes. Client work was done well, winning proposals were submitted, and my team was managed with record-low turnover for eight years.<p>And yet, my title …

Leadership

Mindfulness: the craze sweeping through schools is now at a university near you

Slowly take a raisin and examine every wrinkle and fold of its surface. Feel its texture with your fingers. Inhale its scent. Squeeze it and hear how it sounds. Raise it to your lips, place it in your mouth, explore it with your tongue. Prepare to chew. As you bite into it, notice the bursts of …

Mindfulness

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How to Cook Ribs in the Oven for Meaty Satisfaction All Year Long

Just because it's too cold to grill outdoors doesn't meant you can't enjoy juicy, tender, falling-off-the-bone ribs. Here, seven luscious recipes for …

The Morning Routine That Maximizes My Productivity At Work

In <i>The Social Animal</i>, David Brooks wrote that “A person who is interrupted while performing a task takes 50 percent more time to complete it and makes 50 percent more errors.”<p>In a world of open office plans, mobile push notifications, and Buzzfeed headlines, we are inundated with interruptions.<p>Our …

Time Management

What Amazing Bosses Do Differently

We all know that job satisfaction often hinges on the quality of the relationships we have with our bosses. Yet in today’s rapidly evolving, 24/7 workplaces, it’s not always clear what managers should do to create the most satisfying work experiences and the happiest employees. My research into the …

5 Secrets to Managing Your Time, Backed by Research

It’s the problem we all face at the office: how to manage your time. You’re so overwhelmed with meetings and email that you always wonder if you’re …

Success Is at Your Fingertips if You Do These 9 Things | Inc.com

Training the elite of the elite of our military, professional athletes, Olympians, executives, and celebrities, Tee Major knows success and is a force to be reckoned with. Having developed a nutrition and exercise program that has built strength and confidence all over the world, he has a following …

Self-improvement

7 Small Changes that Can Increase Your Happiness Overnight

<b>“Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.” ~Dalai Lama</b><p>I used to be constantly depressed.<p>After dropping out of college, …

Happiness

6 Life Changing Tips To Stay Motivated

In order to truly become great and make our dreams into realities we have to cultivate superior levels of consistent motivation. This type of …

6 Very Expensive Marketing Mistakes You Need to Avoid

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every business has a product or service worth promoting, but a prolific marketing presence should not be your main goal. A thoughtfully planned and well-executed campaign can easily outperform lazy, mass-media ad buys.<p>To save money, time …

12 Reasons Entrepreneurs With Type-A Personalities Are Unstoppable

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Personalities fit into one of two groups -- Type A and Type B -- it’s one or the other. Type A's typically are extremely motivated individuals with lofty goals and the internal fire to go after anything they desire. Type B’s are typically …

Why Your Procrastination Excuses Don't Cut It

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Procrastinators are known for making excuses for their behavior. Missed a deadline? “I was too busy.” Haven’t started a sales report until the night before a presentation? “I work best under pressure.”<p>Dr. Joseph Ferrari, professor of …

8 Principles to Keep in Mind to Reach an Unprecedented Level of Productivity

Productivity

20 Ways to Manage Your Time Better

When you’re just starting your career, you need all the help you can get managing your time. Even when you’re working hard, you could be wasting a …

9 Ways To Create A Life You Admire

I meet a lot of brilliant women who are dedicated and talented in their professional careers. Sadly, when it comes to their personal lives, they find …

Motivation

8 things you say all the time that could be holding you back from getting rich

Your thoughts, actions, and even your choice of words could mean the difference between living a wealthy life and an average life.<p>"If you spend time around the wealthy and the middle class, it's an eye-opening experience to hear the differences in how the two groups speak," writes Steve Siebold, a …

8 Tips for Dealing With Stress and Overwhelm

In today's modern world, distractions are growing, busy-ness is increasing, stress is climbing and people are feeling more overwhelmed than ever before. Information overload, the rapid rate of change and increased role expectations are all contributors. These trends are unlikely to slow down so …

You'll Go Through These 6 Stages In A Long-Term Relationship

All relationships begin differently. Every couple has their own story. Maybe you were friends for years before you started dating. Or maybe the two …

Relationships