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Steph Curry, a Penny, and the Power of Gradual Change

The most intriguing part of the quote above is not that excellence comes from wanting to do better—that’s pretty obvious—but that excellence comes …

High School Basketball

A Love Letter to Books

<b>I have two great weaknesses: gas stations and bookstores.</b><p>You know that feeling you get when you turn in your final assignment for the semester and …

Books

International Women's Day: 10 Women Who Inspire Us

In honor of International Women’s Day we’ve gathered 10 stories of women who have changed the world with their expertise. It goes without saying that …

Motivation

Your Goals and the Instant Gratification Trap

A few years ago I flipped my whole world around when I decided to run a marathon. Up until that point in my life, I had never run more than three …

Procrastination

Education is Human: Learning From Malala

Whether by choice or by circumstance, millions of people call the endless concrete jungle of New York City home. For some, the streets of New York …

Swat Valley

What Marathon Training Teaches Us About Expertise

Long-distance running is not an activity to be taken lightly. Running, in general, is the kind of sport that is truly humbling. You, and you alone, …

Marathons

Simplicity is the Key to Decision Making

<i>There is something different about Djokovic.</i> This was the main thought running through my mind after my first night of attending the U.S. Open tennis …

Minimalism

Was Your College Education Worth the Cost?

Here’s a statement I can nearly guarantee you’ve seen again and again: Americans have a lot of student loans. Here are the facts:<p>Tuition has been …

College & University

Xerox and the New Learning Ecosystem

We say that innovation is a lot like learning – it works best when you do a little bit every day. Xerox Services University (XSU) is innovating and …

Xerox

Becoming an Expert

<b>“Choose to struggle with something – we live in a culture of the quick and easy and it has made us impatient and lazy.” – Jake Weidmann, One of only</b> …

Bill Gates

4 Important Questions to Ask Before You Get a Master's Degree

Graduate school was the g-word while I was getting my undergrad. I spent most of my undergraduate time fired up about how horrible I thought higher …

College & University

The Case for Rising Early to Be More Productive

My complicated relationship with the pre-dawn hours is one I know many of you have as well. Waking up before the sun is a ritual I have yet to master …

Time Management

Why Millennial Misfits Will Take Over the World

The event I came back from was nothing like school. Over 100 “millennial misfits” came together for the Under 30 Changemakers event in San Francisco …

Demographics

5 Ways to Give Employees the Learning They Want

Over 80% of employees are doing some kind of training activity at least once a year to brush up on existing skills or learn something new, but only …

Employee Engagement

Work and Grit: Emil Zatopek's Triple Crown of Running

Distance running has seen a surge in interest over the last few years. So much so that even as a self-proclaimed non-runner, I jumped on the …

When Weakness Becomes Strength: Temple Grandin

Temple Grandin is an expert on animal science who works at Colorado State University. She single handedly changed the way cows are treated in the …

Autism

13 Important Life Virtues from Benjamin Franklin

We all know about the man who flew his kite in a lightning storm… or if that doesn’t ring a bell, how about the man who’s face is on the currency we …

Motivation

5 Ideas for Supporting Employee Learning

In our August Webinar “Bring Your Own Learning” we explored the data behind the Bring Your Own Learning trend and discussed how you can manage the …

Education Technology

How BP Reformulated Learning to Work Like Honey Bees

. Here’s how BP shifted its learning culture, practices and infrastructure from courses to resources.<p><b>The Challenge:</b><p>In 2011, BP’s Director of Learning …

Honey Bees

3 Things We Learned at Talent Management Exchange

Degreed recently hosted a “BrainWeave®” discussion – on “Leveraging the New Learning Ecosystem” – at the Talent Management Exchange conference in …

User Generated Content

How Guitar Center Made Learning Rock

<i>Here’s some inspiration.</i><p>Image: Guitar Center<p>The Challenge:<p>After opening 80 new stores in three years, Guitar Center decided that its old way of …

Engage Learners by Offering More Diverse Options

Employees are looking beyond what their Learning & Development (L&D) departments have to offer. And they’re choosing to learn in different ways from …

Reinventing Learning Content for Next Generation Learners

Everyone in L&D is obsessed with innovation and leveraging new approaches to learning to get better results. In July’s Webinar we teamed up with …

Innovation

Infographic: The Learning Content Landscape

Corporate learning professionals have access to more learning content than ever before. In a recent CLO article, Josh Bersin describes the effect of …

Education Technology

Ultimate DIY Guide to Becoming a Web Developer

Web development is one of the hottest fields right now. <i>U.S. News and World Report</i> ranks it #3 in Best Technology Jobs and #9 in Best Jobs overall, …

Command-line

One Question to Ask Before Choosing a Career

Being only a few years removed from college, I have a lot of friends who are currently going through the process of graduating and choosing their …

Selfies

You Now Spend 8 Hours a Day Consuming Media

During my morning Twitter session, I noticed Quartz published this article in response to a new report by ZenithOptimedia on how much media we …

Time I

Becoming More Than Your Job Title

Each year, Colleges and Universities from all over the globe graduate thousands upon thousands of students who are eager to share their newly …

Employment

The Hierarchy of Needs for Your Career

You may be familiar with American Psychologist, Abraham Maslow, who developed the theory of self-actualization. In Maslow’s studies, he identified …

Behavioral Sciences