Dawn Schaefer

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5 Unpopular Things that Can Make You More Creative

Do you ever secretly wish you were just a little more creative? Maybe inventing a life changing gadget is your unrealized childhood dream or perhaps …

10 Questions To Ask Yourself To Stay Positive When Facing Difficulties

Christian Salafia<p>Rocket-scientist, Nuclear Engineer, Theologian, and creator of the TransformRadio podcast Read full profile<p>Everyone faces …

Happiness

Transparent bracelets honor 220 journalists imprisoned around the world

Ethiopian schoolteacher and journalist Reeyot Alemu was teaching English to her high-school class when police raided the building and arrested her in …

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Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

5 Steps to Audit Your Digital Marketing Strategy for 2015

It is critical to audit your content marketing to ensure you’re focused on the right goals from the start. Many look for shortcuts to success with content, which can be avoided by understanding how your content performs today and what you want to achieve in the future.<p>“Don’t look for loopholes to …

Marketing

More than Words: The Illustrated Love Letters, Thank-You Notes, and Travelogues of Great Artists, from Kahlo to Calder to Saint-Exupéry

“Letter writing is probably the most beautiful manifestation in human relations, in fact, it is its finest residue.”<p>Virginia Woolf aptly called letter writing “the humane art.” But what amplifies the humanity and immediacy of words is the addition of art itself — how instantly alive Van Gogh’s …

Art

The Complete Guide to Productivity

<i>This post originally appeared on The Growth List</i><p>Let’s face it.<p>We all want more time in our lives.<p>It could be an evening to spend more time with our family and friends, a 30-hour day to grow our business, or simply time to close our eyes and relax.<p>If you would like to make more effective use of your …

How to Find Happiness in Today’s Hectic World

Trying to find happiness in a world so busy and complicated can seem impossible.<p>What’s weird is that in so many ways our lives are objectively better …

Photographer Creates Hilarious Photo Series Using Marvel Characters in Unique Situations

Indonesian born photographer Edy Harjo has created a series unlike any other; complex in setup yet seemingly so simple in its comedic genius. Using …

Comics

Three Steps To Turning Customers Into Brand Ambassadors

I work with a lot of solo-preneurs and small business owners who are mystified by branding but are determined to become strong brands in their fields. To simplify branding, I use my easy but powerful 3E continuum.<p>The strongest brands rely on stakeholders who actively build the brand. Turning …

A Beautiful Visual Featuring The 7 Cs of Effective Communication

February 24, 2015<br>Following the post we shared here a few weeks ago featuring some useful resources to help teachers and educators master the art of …

A Learning Typology: 7 Ways We Come To Understand

<b>A Learning Typology: 7 Ways We Come To Understand</b>by <b>Stewart Hase,</b> Heutagogy of Community PracticeThis typology is an attempt to redefine how we think …

Pedagogy

4 Great Productivity Apps to Save You Time

Free up more of your day thanks to these clever innovations.<p>App stores are crammed with all manner of time-management options. These four take interesting tacks toward maximizing your time--and productivity.<p>---<p>iCukoo Charity Alarm Clock<p>Take a moral--and financial--stand against sleeping in. Create …

Top 10 Island Cities

Travel<p>These unique, water-bound metropolises redefine urban living.<p><i>This list was first published in the National Geographic book</i> The World's Best Cities<i>.</i><p><b>Trogir, Croatia</b><br>Take an afternoon stroll with gelato in hand through the medieval maze of streets. Blessed with stunning nature and an easygoing …

Top 10

The New Way of Thinking About Time

Don't worry that you can't do it all. New research says it's better that way.<p>In late 2010, Contently co-founder Shane Snow worked every day from 8 a.m. to 2 a.m. on proving the viability of the company's nascent online publishing platform. But, as Snow found out, cramming more than a week's worth …