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8 Signs to Immediately Recognize Someone With the Gift of True Leadership

In 'Servant Leadership in Action,' best-selling author Raj Sisodia details the rare qualities of great leaders.<p>In <i>Servant Leadership in Action</i>, a collection of essays from 44 renowned servant leadership experts and practitioners, Raj Sisodia, co-founder of the Conscious Capitalism movement and …

Emotional Intelligence

7 Smart Yet Simple Ways to Handle Difficult People

This afternoon I took my son, Mac, to the community playground. As I was chatting with another parent, I looked over and saw Mac’s eyes welling up …

Teens

How to raise brilliant children, according to science

Parents receive a lot of mixed messages surrounding how best to bring up their children.<p>How strict should you be? Should you be more of a friend or …

Parenting

Try Making Someone's Day. This 1 Sentence Will Show You How | Inc.com

We might not realize it, but our self-esteem and self-confidence are under assault every single day.<p>I recently conducted research that revealed a shocking 93 percent of employees have experienced some sort of hit to their self-esteem (a dent in their armor) in the past 6 months due to something …

Self-esteem

Schools don’t prepare children for life. Here’s the education they really need

From computer coding to toilet unblocking, we need well-rounded citizens, not rote-taught robots – and what you learn shouldn’t depend on where you live<p>It’s only after you have left school and, in adulthood, gained a bit of distance, that you can be fully aware of the gaps in your education. …

Female Genital Mutilation

This is how to deal with psychopaths and toxic people: 5 proven secrets

I know what some people are thinking: <i>I’m never going to deal with psychopaths. This is just more sensational clickbait junk.</i><p>Wrong. The experts are …

Rebooting Industrial Era Seating

My heart sank when I thought about how this space—a cemetery—resembled the classroom space I designed for my very first class of fourth graders. The …

Pedagogy

6 ways to stop blocking your own success

Even the most excellent leaders sometimes find that one day, suddenly, what once worked so well to propel their rise stops working. And the very same …

Use These 4 Simple Tips If You Want to Know How to Be a Leader

“Great leaders create more leaders, not followers.” <br>― <b>Roy T. Bennett</b> <b>(</b><b>Tweet This</b><b>)</b><p>Have you been on a constant search for others’ approval and …

29 Coaching Questions That Can Help Increase Success | Inc.com

As leaders, you need to be constantly coaching and working to developing your teams, and one of the best ways to do that is by asking questions. We can do this to help build confidence, to identify opportunities and challenges, to help remove doubts and fears.<p>Everyone can achieve more than they …

Self-improvement

6 Fatal Management Mistakes That Will Make Your Best Employees Want To Quit | Inc.com

Why do good people quit?<p>There are a lot of answers, but most speak to the huge impact that your supervisor has on how engaged you are at work (or how engaged you are in looking for another job).<p>In my line of work, I often work with teams that aren't doing well. There are a lot of reasons why teams …

Employment

The 3-Ingredient Pizza Crust That Rocks Our World

If you've ever made your own pizza crust, it was probably either for a special occasion or during a cooking class. It just feels so... gourmet. Which …

WhatsApp has turned being a school mom into a relentless 24/7 job

The internet came into my drawing room when I was 17 and it set me free. Once online, I let it all hang out. I typed questions into askjeeves.com that I wouldn’t dare ask out loud to the family doctor. I had no curfew and went where the feeling took me. I chatted up strangers with foreign names and …

Parenting

15 Inconvenient Truths About Life No One Wants to Admit

I think we can all agree that it’s much easier to talk about the weather or sports than your fear of mortality.<p>However, the more time you ignore the …

Why I Think All Schools Should Abolish Homework

How long is your child’s workweek? Thirty hours? Forty? Would it surprise you to learn that some elementary school kids have workweeks comparable to …

Monitor Classroom Noise Bouncyballs.org

• Use this website as a fun way to monitor classroom noise levels!<br>• Show this website with the use of a projector to your students as they are …

13 grammatical mistakes that instantly reveal people's ignorance

Homophones — words that sound alike but are spelled differently — can be particularly pesky.<p>Regardless, you should never choose incorrectly in these nine situations:<p>1. 'Your' vs. 'You're'<p>"Your" is a possessive pronoun, while "you're" is a contraction of "you are."<p>Example 1: You're pretty.<p>Example 2: …

21 Clever Mnemonic Devices That Will Help You Remember Almost Everything

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Great Lakes

Eight-year-olds to get mindfulness lessons to promote wellbeing

School pupils as young as eight will reportedly be taught mindfulness and relaxation exercises as part of a trial run by the Government to promote …

4 Examples Of Increasing Rigor In Summative Assessment

<b>4 Examples Of Increasing Rigor In Summative Assessment</b><p>by <b>Barbara R. Blackburn</b><p>Increasing rigor is a key strategy for improving student achievement.<p>How …

Why high-flying Singapore wants more than grades

<b>Singapore is in top place in the international rankings for education. But it wants the next upgrade of its school system to focus on keeping students positive and resilient.</b><p><b>Dr Lim Lai Cheng, former head of the prestigious Raffles Institution school in Singapore and director at the Singapore</b> …

20 Habits of Highly Successful and Effective Leaders | Inc.com

About six months ago I wrote and article on the 20 Habits of Highly Unsuccessful Leaders which proved to be very popular, over half a million views and shares. Which got me wondering what do people want to know most. What to do, or what not to do when it comes to leading.<p>Both, I believe, are …

Leadership

Shaping School Culture with Technology

Shaping school culture begins with effective leadership, which then permeates and fosters positive change throughout the school. This is because …

Pedagogy

5 Ways to Tell If Someone Is Untrustworthy | Inc.com

I'm going to ask you to trust me on this. It's a lesson I've learned the hard way, and it may be one of the most important ones I have to pass on.<p>It's been said that the only way to definitively tell if you can trust someone is to trust that person. While that may well be true, there are certainly …

Psychology

5 Traits of Natural-Born Mentors | Inc.com

Think back to the beginning of your career in your chosen field. Chances are that you were a little unsure, a little shaky, and very, very green. Thanks to training, you had the technical aspect of your job down, but likely needed to be schooled in the little nuances that make a seasoned …

Leadership

How Rudeness Stops People from Working Together

Incivility can fracture a team, destroying collaboration, splintering members’ sense of psychological safety, and hampering team effectiveness. Belittling and demeaning comments, insults, backbiting, and other rude behavior can deflate confidence, sink trust, and erode helpfulness — even for those …

The Dalai Lama: This is What's Fueling Our Anxiety

It’s strange to see such anger and discontent in the more developed nations of the world. Living conditions have never been better, yet people in …

Mindfulness

The Downsides of Being Very Emotionally Intelligent

Gemma is extremely caring and sensitive. She pays a great deal of attention to others’ emotions and is kind and considerate. Gemma is also quite optimistic. She is usually upbeat and remains positive even in the face of bad news. Her colleagues love working with her because they see her as a beacon …

Half of young people have so many 'emotional problems' they cannot focus at school, study finds

Half of young people have so many emotional problems they cannot focus at school, a study has found.<p>Some 48 per cent of youngsters said that they experienced problems during their school years that prevented them from concentrating on their academic work.<p>Of these, 46 per cent did not talk to anyone …

Mental Health

Yes, It’s Your Parents’ Fault

We live in a culture that celebrates individualism and self-reliance, and yet we humans are an exquisitely social species, thriving in good company and suffering in isolation. More than anything else, our intimate relationships, or lack thereof, shape and define our lives.<p>While there have been many …

Psychology