Tiffany Barnes

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Parenting In The Age Of Screens: Here's What The Experts Do

<i>A version of this piece ran in February 2018.</i><p>Parents today struggle to set screen time guidelines.<p>One big reason is a lack of role models. Grandma doesn't have any tried-and-true sayings about iPad time. This stuff is just too new.<p>But many experts on kids and media are also parents themselves. So …

Parenting

20 Travel Hacks To Save You Time, Money & Stress

Experienced travellers know that everything from overpriced flights and foreign transaction fees to the dreaded middle seat can put a serious damper …

How to Focus on What’s Important, Not Just What’s Urgent

Do you get to the end of the day and feel that you’ve met your most pressing deadlines but haven’t accomplished anything that’s fundamentally important? You’re hardly alone. In a series of studies recently published in the Journal of Consumer Research, people typically chose to complete tasks that …

Time Management

Lots of detective work and no snap judgements: How this Colorado school leader approaches discipline

<i>Here, in a series we call “How I Lead,” we feature principals and assistant principals who have been recognized for their work. You can see other</i> …

Education

What I’ve learned from competing in machine learning contests on Kaggle

Recently I decided to get more serious about my data science skills. So I decided to practice my skills, which led me to Kaggle.<p>The experience has …

Data Science

The 15 Best Islands in America for a Summer Vacation This Year

Recently, you and your volleyball Wilson have been considering another island vacation. You haven’t felt that spark since your four-year honeymoon on …

Lake Superior

Want to Schedule a Productive Workday? Follow These 4 Really Simple Strategies.

If you're the type who stops to view every new email, one word: STOP.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are some days in the life of an entrepreneur when it seems that there aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything that needs doing done. OK, make …

Time Management

Science Says The Opposite of Greed Is What Truly Leads to Happiness (Like Doing Any of These 6 Things)

The motto 'greed is good' is the antithesis of what research is suggesting will make you happier.<p>We've all heard this cliché growing up -- how "it's better to give than to receive." Whether you're gainfully employed, looking for work, retired, or living off an inheritance from your rich uncle, …

Happiness

A man raped me, another tried to. They were not animals. They were men | Amy Remeikis

When I talked about it, again, the questions came. Why were you out walking so late? How were you walking?<p>The first time it happened, I refused to believe it for a very long time.<p>He had grabbed me from behind, around my neck. I never saw his face. Just smelt the rum and Coke, wet across my cheek, a …

Domestic Violence

4 Tips on Being Empathetic in Contentious Negotiations

When negotiating gets tough, empathy can help you get to a breakthrough.<p>Negotiations can be tough, especially if the other person plays hardball. In these instances, understandably, you may want to get in and out as quickly as possible to avoid feelings of discomfort or intimidation. But by rushing …

Emotional Intelligence

Raising Kids Who Want To Read — Even During The Summer

<i>This piece combines two interviews from 2015 and 2016</i>.<p>You sneak them into backpacks and let them commingle with the video games (hoping some of the latter's appeal will rub off). You lay them around the kids' beds like stepping stones through the Slough of Despond and, for good measure, Vitamix …

Kids

Storytelling With Data: How To Communicate Visually And Effectively

While we all know that data is key to telling an impactful story, few understand how to use these points to spin meaningful tales that will resonate …

Data Visualization

App developers are going through your email — here is how to stop them

The Wall Street Journal reports that application developers, both mobile and desktop, are busy rummaging through the email of thousands and thousands …

Apps

11 soothing phrases to say when your child is crying

When you're ready, use a low voice, and try these alternatives:<p>1. "We're on the same team. I will help you."<p>Even if your child says they do not want …

Emotions

Here's How to Turn Frozen Shrimp into a Damn Good Dinner

It's my day job here at Kitchn that convinced me that frozen shrimp was worth keeping in my freezer at all times. Previously, I'd simply buy shrimp …

Cooking

9 Words Elon Musk Just Used to Motivate Employees. You Should Steal 7 of Them

Tesla hit their production goals. One statement Elon Musk made about this serves as a good lesson in word choice, especially when you send an email.<p>The words you use are incredibly important. When you send emails, speak in front of a large group, or address employees in a meeting, trimming what you …

Tesla

To get real stuff done, focus on the 20% of your work that leads to 80% of your results

To get better results, do less but do it better.<p>Many of us work in an endless stream of tasks, emails, notifications, meetings, multitasking in the …

Time Management

Mom Is Warning Parents About an Online Game After Her 7-Year-Old's Character Was Sexually Assaulted

The mom from Raleigh, North Carolina took to Facebook to issue a warning to other parents about a popular multiplayer online gaming platform called Roblox.<p>As a parent, you often take as many measures as you can to protect your kids from potentially inappropriate media on a variety of platforms, …

Online Life

Want Instant Motivation? Read This Book Now.

Recently, I started reading it again. Immediately, my workouts got more intense. I began thinking bigger about my goals and my vision for my future.<p>I've read hundreds (potentially thousands) of self-help and business books over the past decade. Very few have the <i>it-factor</i>. Some of them do, though. …

Motivation

Skyrocket your productivity with the 'touch it once' rule

When work is coming at you from all directions, it's easy to push even the simplest tasks aside. You may find yourself repeatedly looking at the same …

Productivity

So You Want to Read Comedic Fantasy: Here’s Where to Start

The Tales of Pell<p><i>Iron Druid Chronicles</i> author Kevin Hearne and <i>Star Wars: Phasma</i> author Delilah S. Dawson’s <i>Kill the Farm Boy</i> is a take-no-prisoners …

Books

Ten Agile Axioms That Make Managers Anxious

<i>“If at first an idea is not absurd, there is no hope for it.”</i> —Albert Einstein<p>In June 2018, a time when “Agile at Scale” is emblazoned on the front cover of Harvard Business Review, the management journal with quasi-papal status, the era when managers could confidently ridicule agile management …

Management

Here’s How You Can Help Fight Family Separation at the Border

Lawyers, translators, donations, protest.<p>If you’re horrified by news of families being separated at the borders, here’s a bit of news you can …

Immigration

Managing an Employee with a Bad Attitude? Just Focus on What This Person Does.

An employee who complains is tolerable if you set guidelines for what is acceptable behavior.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I teach leadership programs all over the country, and one of the most significant questions I get from leaders and managers in my …

How to share Amazon Prime with your family

For most people, Amazon Prime seems to be a great deal, even if you only use it for its primary benefit: free two-day shipping. But Amazon has expanded Prime to include a host of other benefits to make the $119 annual fee even harder to refuse.<p>What makes the deal even sweeter is that you can share …

Need a Business Plan Template? Here Is Apple's 1981 Plan for the Mac.

If you want to write a business plan, Apple's plans for the Macintosh can help.<p>7 min read<p>Business plans are often composed of four parts. There is typically an executive summary, a marketing plan, a management team description and a breakdown of company finances. When Apple's Joanna Hoffman created …

If You Suffer From Tight Hips, You Need These 16 Stretches

Ease the pain and discomfort from your insanely tight hips by getting on the floor and doing these stretches. Holding for five breaths (about 30 seconds) is recommended, but go ahead and hold them for longer to deepen the feel-good sensations, and open your tight hips even further.

Yoga

Math Bee: Honeybees Seem To Understand The Notion Of Zero

Honeybees understand that "nothing" can be "something" that has numerical meaning, showing that they have a primitive grasp of the concept of zero.<p>That's according to a newly published study in <i>Science</i>, which shows that bees possess a mathematical ability once thought to exist only in dolphins, …

Mathematics

This Book From the 1930s Can Teach You How to Create a Genuinely Happy Life

This obscure author already understood the lessons of modern happiness science decades ago.<p>What is the most common regret that pains people facing the end of their lives? According to a hospice nurse who has written about her experiences providing end-of-life care, the most common regret of the …

Happiness

According to Harvard, This 1 Leadership Trait Separates Exceptional Leaders From the Rest

Better team collaboration, stronger employee commitment, and lower staff turnover are possible, if you can lead with compassion.<p>When researchers Rasmus Hougaard and Jacqueline Carter looked at the factors that separated exceptional leaders from the pack, one trait stood out above the rest: …

Leadership