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The Two Things Killing Your Ability to Focus

I used to wake up, stumble over to my phone, and immediately get lost in a stream of pointless notifications. This digital haze continued throughout the day, keeping me from accomplishing important tasks. I was distracted, anxious, and ineffective as a leader. I knew I had to change but could not …

Productivity

8 activities to jump-start your creativity

“Being a writer is a very peculiar sort of a job: It’s always you versus a blank sheet of paper [or a blank screen], and quite often the blank piece …

8 Bad Habits That Destroy Your Creativity | Inc.com

If you think some people are born creative and you're not one of them, think again.<p>What makes some people more creative than others is that they nurture their creativity. In fact, experts say that creativity is primarily a learned skill. And like any other skill you want to learn, it requires that …

Creativity

10 Things Creative People Do That Lead To Success

Why rely on old ideas and innovations? Why not create a climate for creativity with innovative, new ideas — beginning with you?<p>The good news is, believe it or not, <i>anyone</i> can be creative. For some, it may take a little more practice than for others, but it is still achievable. Start with these …

Creativity

How Mobile-Friendly is Your Classroom?

2<p>SHARES<p>For generations, the main areas of learning in the classroom have been the same. Reading, Writing, Math, Science, and Social Studies. These …

Education Technology

What is Creativity in Education Really All About?

So we all want to become more creative teachers. But what does creativity in education really mean? Is it about making worksheets look prettier? Is …

Creativity

101 Ways to Boost Your Creativity

There are some people who seem to have a never-ending stream of good ideas. Whether they’re at work, talking with their friends, or immersed in a …

Creativity

5 Things I've Learned About Creativity

I never planned to be a writer. In fact, it was something I actively avoided. As a publishing CEO, I felt it was important to steer clear of the creative process. When business side people start inserting themselves into creative work, it usually leads to trouble. So I focused on supporting other …

Creativity

Here’s How to Become More Creative in the Next 10 Minutes

Modern culture often labels creativity as natural gift. Artists get showered with praise and proclamations of “you’re so <i>talented</i>,” but truthfully, …

Creativity

5 Steps to Unleash Your Creativity

This story originally appeared on JamesClear.com<p>Nearly all great ideas follow a similar creative process and this article explains how this process works. Understanding this is important because creative thinking is one of the most useful skills you can possess. Nearly every problem you face in …

Creativity

7 Ways to Destroy Your Creativity

~~1. EXCUSE YOUR LACK OF CREATIVITY TO YOUR “PASSION”~~<p>Have you met someone who says “I have passion for ______”?<p>Yet, when they get the chance to do …

Four Things To Do Outside The Office To Boost Your Creativity

The best place to spark innovation on the job may be to get completely away from the office.<p>To be successful, businesses need innovation, and that requires creative thinking. Former advertising agency creative director Jack Foster says ideas are the “wheels of progress,” and warns that without them …

Creativity

Creativity Is Not An Option, It Is An Obligation

Creativity-and-Innovation Entrepreneur<p>Entrepreneurship and Success: In this world, each person is unique (each possess certain skills and …

3 Ways To Train Yourself To Be More Creative

Creativity isn’t a talent you either have or you don’t, it’s a skill that you can build with these practices.<p>What makes someone good at their job? Talent or skill?<p>According to research by Stanford professor Carol Dweck and her colleagues many people believe that people’s performance reflects either …

Creativity

How confidence affects your creativity

So, two writers, being held back from writing by the same thing – confidence – but for entirely different reasons. Harvey because he lacks it, Jess because she has too much. It certainly doesn’t stop with our writing duo.<p>When we applied a similar questioning process to every writing personality in …

New Six-Pack Rings That Feed Animals Instead of Killing Them

Saltwater Brewery's new beer features plastic rings marine wildlife can eat.<p>We've all seen it - the terrible images of birds, turtles and other wildlife strangled by six-pack rings from beer cans floating in the ocean. As a result, kids across America are taught to cut six-pack rings as part of …

Beer

8 Manatees Found Dead, Toxic Algae Suspected as Culprit

An illness that might be linked to toxic algae blooms combined with a record number of boat collisions has taken a toll on Florida's manatee …

Marine Mammals

Wildlife choking on plastics

It had been a good morning sea trout fishing. Charter Capt. Harry Demosthenes had piloted the Drum Runner customers spot to spot making catches on …

Pollution

The status of coral reefs after the recent bleaching event

In December 2015, <b>Nature Seychelles</b>’ <b>Reef Rescuers</b> team launched a Bleaching Response Plan consisting of: Predictions of bleaching risks from …

The secret life of manta rays

The long-held belief by scientists that manta rays gracefully roam vast stretches of the open ocean may not be true.<p>"Our research shows that manta rays stay in comparatively small areas," said Joshua Stewart, a doctoral student in marine biology at UC San Diego's Scripps Institution of Oceanography.<p>…

At least 10 whales die, more set to perish after mass stranding off Indonesia

Despite a mammoth rescue operation which initially succeeded in moving many of the whales back out to sea, some of the animals beached again …

This Orca Was Stuck And Crying For Hours. How A Group Of Strangers Save Its Life? UTTER AMAZEMENT

Killer whales have long been a source of legends and myths for humans. Also known as Orca whales, these sea mammals are the largest member of the …

Christmas Eve

Study: Giant Squid Grow Larger than Buses

Sharks? Psh. Sea snakes? Psh. Crocodiles? Psh. A 70-foot-long giant squid? Swim away!<p>An alarming new study suggests that giant squid (Architeuthis) …

Zoology

Male Seahorse Gives Birth To Almost 2,000 Little Babies

Ana is an Associate Editor who loves animals and food. A good taco and a snuggle with her dogs is all she needs.<p>There is no miracle more beautiful …

Face-to-face with great white sharks: What it's REALLY like to go cage diving with the ocean's mightiest predators

• <b>Annabel Fenwick Elliott, 29, cage dived in South Africa's Gansbaai, the most shark-infested waters in the world</b>• <b><br>Roped to the side of a boat, the cage</b> …

Shark attacks are increasing because we are invading their territory – no wonder they are becoming more aggressive

The world beneath the waves is under threat – from pollution and over-fishing, from tourist developments, and now a new form of interference, the …

Apparently Everything We Knew About Whale Sharks Was Wrong

In 2015, Conservation International launched a tagging program in Indonesia's Cenderawasih Bay to learn more about the behaviors of the largest fish …

Facts About Whale Sharks

Whales sharks are the largest fish in the world. They are not whales; they are sharks. They have a lot in common with whales, though. For example, …

Imperial College London

Rare Photos Reveal Fish Trapped Inside Jellyfish

Recently, photos of a fish trapped inside a jellyfish have been going viral both because of their hilarity and their rarity. Ocean photographer Tim …