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28 Successful Executives Share the Best Advice They Received From Their Dads

A father's example and advice can inexorably affect the lives of his children.<p>A father's example and advice can inexorably affect the lives of his children. Here's how more than two dozen successful leaders say their dads affected their trajectories.<p>1. Surround yourself with great people.<p>"The best …

Leadership

10 “Notes to Self” We Need to Read 10 Times a Day Until They Sink In

<i>Happiness doesn’t start with a relationship, a vacation, a job, or money. It starts with our thinking and what you tell ourselves every day.</i>The best …

A Study of 1 Million Teenagers Reveals This Much Screen Time a Day Leads to the Happiest Kids

And it might be longer than you think.<p>Think your teenager would be happier if he or she spent no time texting, using social media, or playing games on phones or tablets?<p>Granted, this study shows that adolescents who spent more time on social media, the internet, texting, etc., and less time on …

Parenting

You Can Start This 6-Figure Service Business Tomorrow Morning for Under $100

The people delivering bread to grocery stores make good money but never get a vacation. That's a lucrative problem you can solve.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>About a year ago, I wrote an article about a six-figure service business that you can start for …

Entrepreneurship

Try it: This kind of brain training boosts memory best

“Dual n-back,” one of the two brain-training methods most scientists use in research, is significantly better at improving memory and attention, …

The Brain

Barnard’s president on how to develop STEM-confident girls at home

My 6-year-old daughter, who is entering first grade, has a tendency to point out that certain activities are most suited for boys or girls. “The girls like the dolls,” she tells me, “and the boys like the trucks.”<p>I’m a cognitive scientist and the new president of Barnard College, a private women’s …

Parenting

Fossil fuel subsidies are a staggering $5 tn per year | John Abraham

A new study finds 6.5% of global GDP goes to subsidizing dirty fossil fuels<p>Fossil fuels have two major problems that paint a dim picture for their future energy dominance. These problems are inter-related but still should be discussed separately. First, they cause climate change. We know that, …

Fossil Fuels

How Canada became an education superpower

<b>When there are debates about the world's top performing education systems, the names that usually get mentioned are the Asian powerhouses such as Singapore and South Korea or the Nordic know-alls, such as Finland or Norway.</b><p>But with much less recognition, Canada has climbed into the top tier of …

One Behavior Separates The Successful From The Average

A certain farmer had become old and ready to pass his farm down to one of his two sons. When he brought his sons together to speak about it, he told …

How to Achieve Big Athletic Goals After the Age of 35

<b>To achieve a lofty athletic goal you usually have to be selfish with your time.</b> This is easier when you are young and have nothing to lose and nobody …

Motivation

3 Ways to Raise Your Kids to Think -- and Solve Problems -- Like an Entrepreneur

Kids who feel lost in the face of adversity today will encounter substantial challenges in the "Fourth Revolution" of tomorrow.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As every parent knows all too well, parenting doesn't come with a handbook. We all just do our best …

Fundraising

Blue America reaches out to the world, ignoring Trump

States and cities are forming a kind of parallel national government around climate change.<p>Even before President Trump announced that the US would withdraw from the Paris climate agreement, it was clear that he intended to lead the US on a fossil fuel bender. He has made it crystal clear that the …

Climate

Five Life Lessons People Often Learn Too Late

<i>What are the lessons people most often learn too late in life? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering</i> …

Happiness

Math Fun with Riddle Task Cards

Hello, Teaching Friends!<p>Do your students love solving riddles? Then they’re sure to have fun with this set of number elimination riddle cards! In …

Teaching

There's No Science Behind Denying Climate Change

If you didn’t know anything about climate science, about the Earth’s temperature, about carbon dioxide or greenhouse gases, but you wanted to, how would you go about doing it? You’d begin by constructing a plan for how you’d accurately scientifically investigate the problem. You’d think about the …

Climate Change

15 Incredible, Edible Egg Salad Recipes

You put SOOOOO much creativity into making beautiful Easter eggs each year, only to toss the whole bunch after the holiday. But here’s a food *reuse* idea that’s as green as spring. Store the eggs properly and you’ve got a real jump-start on delicious hard-boiled egg recipes. Everyone loves deviled …

When And How You Should Ask For A Raise: The Dos And Don'ts

It can be the most daunting of all discussions, even if you have a great relationship with your boss. For some reason, you don’t have a problem standing your ground when it comes to your opinions about a project. You don’t have a problem setting boundaries. But, when it comes to asking for a raise, …

Employment

56 Emotional Intelligence Quotes to Drive Your Success

Try this one: It isn't stress that makes us fall. It's how we respond to stressful events.<p>For decades, Emotional Intelligence (EQ) has proven to be a leadership development powerhouse ever since Daniel Goleman published his <i>New York Times</i> best seller, <i>Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More</i> …

Emotional Intelligence

30 Alan Watts Quotes That Will Blow Your Mind Wide Open

Alan Watts was a British philosopher who spoke about Asian philosophies for a Western audience. He wrote over 25 books and was an excellent orator on …

Facts matter, and on climate change, Trump's picks get them wrong | Dana Nuccitelli

The President-elect’s nominees to key positions deny the existence, threats, and solutions to human-caused global warming<p>When speaking about climate change, President-elect Trump has flip-flopped between acceptance and denial, which suggests that he hasn’t put much thought into one of humanity’s …

9 Packing Hacks That Will Lighten Your Suitcase

Originally published by Money<p>These days, it’s pretty expensive to check your bags. The median fee is $25 for your first bag and $35 for your second. …

The Greatest Science Books of 2016

From the sound of spacetime to time travel to the microbiome, by way of polar bears, dogs, and trees.<p>I have long believed that E.B. White’s abiding wisdom on children’s books — <i>“Anyone who writes down to children is simply wasting his time. You have to write up, not down.”</i> — is equally true of …

We survive because reality may be nothing like we think it is

Professor of cognitive science at the University of California, Irvine Donald H. Hoffman has doubts that reality is much like what we think it is. We …

Tesla owners are making $923 on average by renting their car 7 days out of the month on Turo, says CEO

With the “sharing economy” growing in popularity, the startup Turo is trying to introduce a new ownership model to the car industry that could lower the cost of ownership and get more out of your car. In a new post, the company’s CEO, Andre Haddad, released some statistics about Tesla Model S …

Getting 'SuperBetter': Exercises to Curb Distractions for Kids

Reading Time: 3 minutes<p>The twins sat down for dinner and looked out the window. Every night, a family of deer ends up walking through our front yard …

The career advice a former Facebook exec would give her younger self — and anyone else

That's what Debra Bednar-Clark, CEO and founder of career and leadership coaching firm DB+co. and former global head of strategy and growth at Facebook, said she wishes she could have told her younger self.<p>"I looked to my colleagues and managers and those in senior leadership roles to understand …

7 Things Wildly Successful People Do Before 7:30 a.m.

Successful people come from all walks of life, yet they all have one thing in common: where others see impenetrable barriers, they see challenges to embrace and obstacles to overcome.<p>Their confidence in the face of hardship is driven by their ability to let go of the negativity that holds so many …

Success

9 things to do in your 20s to become a millionaire by 30

And it's never too early to start.<p>To help you reach the seven-figure mark by 30, we rounded up nine pieces of advice from people who became millionaires at a young age, as well as those who have studied hundreds of self-made millionaires.<p>We can't <i>guarantee</i> millionaire status, but doing these things …

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4 Secrets to Resisting Distraction and Staying Focused

Have you said any of these recently?<p><i>I get distracted and procrastinate.</i>• <i><br>I make plans but I don’t follow through on them.</i>• <i><br>I get things done… but not the</i> …

Time Management