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How to Get Unstuck and Gain Confidence (Even If You Are Ashamed to Make a Change)

You're reading How to Get Unstuck and Gain Confidence (Even If You Are Ashamed to Make a Change), originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation …

Self-help

To Be Successful, Burn Your Boats

“If you want to take the island you need to burn the boats.” —Tony Robbins<p>Nearly five years ago, I was facing an important decision, a career …

Why Do Teachers Set Homework? via @TeacherToolkit

Reading Time: 3 minutes<p>What do we <i>really</i> expect of students when setting homework? And, should teachers set it at all?<p>Not many jobs require you to …

SAS Curriculum Pathways Introduces A Ton Of New Free Activities

The new exercises are for just about every subject, and they’re too numerous to list here. You can see them all here.<p>The only negative is now I’ve …

Who Is the Ideal Teaching Candidate?

Where do good teachers come from? How do we pick promising candidates out of the crowd? What is the secret to putting the right people in the …

Teaching

Teachers Struggle with Personalized Learning Initiatives, Study Finds

By Meghan Bogardus CortezEducators lack time, resources and support when it comes to personalized learning initiatives.

Education Technology

What Do We Mean When We Say ‘Social And Emotional Skills’?

More and more, people in education agree on the importance of schools’ paying attention to stuff other than academics.But still, no one agrees on …

Education

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August 14, 2017<p>We know your back-to-school calendar is packed with places to go and people to see! That’s why we created a simple, virtual toolbox …

Education Technology

Milk Paint Pickling Technique for Oak – Rustic Farmhouse-Style Wood Finish

Several years ago I made a bookcase in red oak as a birthday gift for my husband. I wanted to make it looked like old wood that had been painted, …

Woodworking

12 ways to use natural stone in your home

There's a reason why interior designers are constantly using natural stone in their clients' houses; it just looks phenomenal! There are so many …

Post-Interview Thank You Note Seals the Deal or Nails the Coffin

If you want the job, follow these 9 tips to write the perfect thank you note<p>As I advise candidates throughout their interview process, there is one …

10 Magic Questions That Will Tell You Everything About Your Presentation's Target Audience

Knowledge of your audience is the first step in creating an effective, powerful presentation. If you can answer these 10 questions about your audience, you're on the right path.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from Dan S. Kennedy and Dustin</i> …

Bison’s new BBQ camping grill rolls up into a small, portable tube

It goes without saying that everyone loves an outdoor barbecue, but all the hassle that comes with cleaning, storing, and moving the equipment means …

How To Be Great At Selling Even If You Hate It

Why? One reason is that our society too often disparages the sales profession. Death of a Salesman, Wall Street, Boiler Room, Glengarry Glen Ross give negative portrayals of selling. As a result, too many look at sales people as "slimy sleazy" liars.<p>And, because so many that gravitate to sales jobs …

10 Persuasive Words to Use in Crucial Conversations

In business, you have to know how to persuade your customers, your competition, and those you have other business relationships with. You have to be …

San Diego

This Boring Beige Living Room Is Unrecognizable After a Lowe's Makeover

In a dramatic episode of Lowe's original series <b>The Weekender</b>, designer Monica Mangin works her magic on a mind-numbingly boring living room. The builder-grade space hasn't been touched since the homeowners moved in two years ago, hence the beige walls, beige carpet, and little else in terms of …

DIY and home improvement: 24 easy and free ideas

Are you tired of your decor? Looking for ideas to upgrade and enhance your interior in chic style? Well, this homify feature includes 24 awesome and …

The knowledge about How to Build a Sliding Barn Door for Your Home Interior

<i>April 24th, 2017.</i> <b>Interior Designs, The knowledge about How to Build a Sliding Barn Door for Your Home Interior.</b><p>The knowledge about how to build a …

21 Secret Facts About Successful Online Businesses That Nobody Understands

There are a lot of misconceptions about what it takes to run a successful online business. I find that even experienced business owners often underestimate the time, energy and skill it takes to really succeed online.<p>This post will look at 21 “secret” facts that set successful online businesses …

Small Business

How Strategic Content Converts to Email Subscriptions and Sales - Copyblogger

We use ConvertKit for our email marketing and proudly recommend them as a marketing partner.<br>Find out more here.<p>When we talk about content marketing …

How to build a DIY tapered cedar planter

Sometimes I get bitten by an unexpected building bug where I MUST BUILD SOMETHING RIGHT THIS SECOND FOR NO REASON WHATSOEVER. One would assume I have …

Sawing Tenons

Fig. 95<b><br>This is an excerpt from “The Essential Woodworker” by Robert Wearing.</b>Fig. 119The accurate sawing of tenons (Fig 119) is a vital skill. They …

Woodworking

5 Job Interview Questions You've Absolutely Got to Nail | Inc.com

As spring approaches, recruiting season is beginning--and all of us looking for work know exactly what that means: resumes, applications, and interviews.<p>While some people have a natural knack for speaking with others, interviews test a whole different skill set. Some people incorrectly believe that …

Employment

To Defuse an Argument, Think About the Future

If you’re caught up in conflict with someone, there are a few practical strategies that can help you resolve the situation. These strategies include seeking compromise, taking the other person’s perspective, being humble, trying to forgive, and not casting blame. But personal conflicts are …

This is What 9 Most Paid Work Skills for Resume Look Like

Centuries ago, one of the most rare and respected skills that medieval people could develop was <i>mnemonics</i> — the ability to memorize things. In an age …

10 Things Confident People Don't Do

When people believe in themselves and their abilities without bravado, there are certain things they simply don't do.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In <i>The Empire Strikes Back</i>, when Yoda is training Luke to be a Jedi, he demonstrates the power of the Force by raising an …

Use a Mind Map To Figure Out What You Want to Do With Your Life

We’ve talked before about using mind maps as a means to kickstart creativity, but former Google career coach Jenny Blake suggests using one to figure …

Relationships

9 Top Articles From Fine Woodworking For Beginners

The Fine Woodworking magazine is one of the finest resources on woodworking which can help anyone who is interested in woodworking. There are many …

Your 2017 Money Guide: 3 big moves to earn more, pay less, cut debt and grow wealth

You're a grown-up and you know what you should be doing, but there's a reason saving more and spending less money is among the most popular New …

Personal Finance