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15 Netflix Documentaries Every Aspiring Entrepreneur Should Watch

These films will teach you how to turn your vision into the next big thing.<p>Here's a quick and fun way to enrich your business knowledge: streaming documentaries on Netflix.<p>The online movie and TV service has a vast cache of business and tech documentaries that anyone with a subscription can watch …

Consumer Tech

How People Learn to Become Resilient

Norman Garmezy, a developmental psychologist and clinician at the University of Minnesota, met thousands of children in his four decades of research. But one boy in particular stuck with him. He was nine years old, with an alcoholic mother and an absent father. Each day, he would arrive at school …

Psychology

The Relentless Nature of Improving Daily Attendance

<i>This post is by Susan Fairchild, Vice President of Knowledge Management and Chief-of-Staff, New Visions for Public Schools, and Michele Meredith,</i> …

9 surprising facts that can help you learn anything faster

But some people keep studying — and thinking — the same way all their lives.<p>Thankfully, cognitive science has taken a look at how people actually learn. The results are surprising and super helpful.

Flickr

The Global Search for Education: What's Really Worth Learning?

<i>"I encourage people to tell an 'opportunity story.' How might this topic come up later in students' lives?" -- David Perkins</i><p>Our world is getting increasingly complex; so how do we know what is worth teaching and learning? I watched David Perkins' presentation on this timely topic at the IB Heads …

Golden Rules for Engaging Students in Learning Activities

In light of this, research suggests that considering the following interrelated elements when designing and implementing learning activities may help …

Teach Students to Search Like a Boss With These 5 Easy Google Advanced Search Tips

Image Source 5 Simple Techniques That can Make Anyone a Google Search Rock Star Google Search is such a useful tool in our day to day lives, we …

The Most Important Question Every Founder Needs to Answer

Not being totally honest with yourself about this might be the biggest mistake you will ever make.<p>"<i>The freedom to make my own mistakes is all I ever wanted.</i>" - Mance Rayder, Game of Thrones<p>I have an eminently simple philosophy when it comes to business and life; no decision is a mistake if you can …

Business Strategy

Steve Jobs's Secret to Greatness: Yogananda

The story of the spiritual teacher who was a silent force in the life of the most important entrepreneur of our times.<p>Steve Jobs planned every detail of his own memorial service, held at Stanford University in October 2011, including the brown box each attendee received as a farewell gift. One of …

Spirituality

What Makes a Great School Leader?

Visionary Leadership<p>You've probably heard a term like "visionary leadership" used in reference to a site leader. But what does that mean? How do you …

Emotional Intelligence

23 Battle-Tested Leadership Quotes That Can Transform Your Life

These generals knew a lot about leading people. Here are some of the lessons they learned that you can use today.<p>While we remember those who served in the armed forces, it is also important to reflect on the lessons those soldiers learned. No other setting that can drive fear and summon courage …

Leadership

What Happens When You Put A Sex Therapist, A Conservationist, And A Millennial Entrepreneur On A Boat?

Summit Series, which today announces Summit at Sea 2015, believes great ideas are born when leaders focus on each other and on nature.<p>The Time 400 Industry Leaders Talked About Sex On A Mountain<p>In 2013, Esther Perel, a Belgian psychologist who explores how human sexuality intersects with culture, …

School-as-Studio Immerses Students in Creative Problem Solving

But with public schools starting to recognize NuVu as an ally, and with replication of the studio model cropping up around the globe, the ideas …

Teaching

Here's How To Make Perfect Pour Over Coffee

Is flexible study the future for universities?

For a brief period, the popular image of the university student was embodied by Sebastian Flyte of Brideshead Revisited: 18-years old, male, privileged, and ready to spend three years in one of the world's most elite institutions.<p>But the idea of a typical student no longer holds: today's students …