Julia Harrison

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The Umbrella Movement sets “glitter traps” for the cops clearing its protest site

Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters seem largely resigned today to being evicted from the main protest site they have occupied for more than 70 days, but they’re not going out without a bang. A group of several hundred demonstrators are holding a sit-in and expect to be arrested, and another group …

Hong Kong

Juan Pablo Galavis Apologizes After Controversial Gay Bachelor Remarks

Juan Pablo Galavis has issued an apology following his commentary about the idea of a gay <i>Bachelor</i>.<p>At a TCAs party on Friday, Galavis said that a gay …

The Bachelor

MLK honored as thousands march to 'keep the dream going'

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — With thoughts on the past and eyes to the future, thousands marched and sang civil rights songs Wednesday to honor the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., the "apostle of nonviolence" silenced by an assassin 50 years ago.<p>At events ranging from a jubilant concert to a solemn …

Black History

Jewish people have a right to their ‘own land,’ Saudi crown prince says as he seeks ally against Iran

Saudi Arabia is trying hard to rebrand its image and outlook these days.<p>Last September, the kingdom announced it would finally allow women to drive. A month later, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said he wanted to emphasize “moderate Islam” in a kingdom long shaped by ultraconservative views. The …

‘I just didn’t think that our legislature would hate us this much’: Oklahoma teachers speak out

"We're the stepping stone for every occupation."<p>OWASSO, OKLAHOMA — Since the second grade, Stephani Barger has known she wanted to be a teacher in …

Education

How to Be a More Confident Person

When I was a kid, we had very little money. This didn't seem like a problem to me until I went to my friends' homes and saw that they had <i>actual …

Self-help

Oklahoma's rich energy fields not enough for state's teachers

<b>Stillwater, Oklahoma (CNN) —</b> The 28th richest person in America was there the night Oklahoma raised his taxes, and he was not happy.<p>Some of the poorest teachers in America were also there as the lawmakers voted. And while this bill would move money from the billionaire's pockets to their own, when …

Education

How to use the first five minutes of networking to impress

Anyone who saw the news story about the Facebook data breach likely had the same reaction.<p>“Sigh, of course that happened.”<p>Who today is surprised at a …

Employment

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

ed: Education reform has worked. Here's proof.

Lately, a lot of people in Washington are saying that education reform hasn't worked very well. Don't believe it.<p>Since 1971, fourth-grade reading and math scores are up 13 points and 25 points, respectively. Eighth-grade reading and math scores are up eight points and 19 points, respectively. Every …

Education

Here’s the real reason teachers are revolting in red states

Teachers are revolting — striking for better pay and improved school funding. Last month, the nation watched an unprecedented nine-day statewide strike in West Virginia, which ended only when the legislature passed — and the governor signed — a 5 percent raise for all teachers.<p>Last week, threatened …

Salaries & Wages

Hundreds of schools closed as teachers rally in Oklahoma, Kentucky

<b>OKLAHOMA CITY</b> -- The state Capitol in Kentucky filled with teachers protesting pension changes Monday, and thousands of Oklahoma educators walked out …

Education

'Tired of begging': Teacher rebellion shuts down Oklahoma, Kentucky schools

OKLAHOMA CITY — Classes were canceled Monday for hundreds of thousands of students across two states as striking teachers rallied at capitols in Oklahoma and Kentucky to demand improved funding for education.<p>The walkouts come less than a month after teachers in West Virginia ended a nine-day strike …

College Sports

10 Tips for Using a Bullet Journal to Boost Creativity

You’ve seen some of the beautiful bullet journals on Pinterest, and there’s more to this trend than an exercise in creativity. Using a bullet journal …

Productivity

Immersive Technology Could Help Change How We Work

Thomas Hedger<p>What if an office could be anywhere you wanted, at any time? And what would that mean for people, countries, and even robots?<p>Work and specialized labor are at the heart of many issues related to globalization, immigration, and borders: People emigrate to new countries for work, and …

Augmented Reality

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The Four Golden Rules of Time Management

Back in the days when I was a PhD student, struggling to work full time, raise three kids, run a household on top of everything, perform my duties as a student, I had an interview as part of the PhD process where I was asked; what is your biggest challenge as a student? I remember pausing, as if …

Time Management

These Tweaks to Your Daily Routine Will Significantly Improve How You Work

Time is an asset. You can never lose time and get it back again.<p><b>Jon Acuff</b> argues that time is our most valuable currency, and I totally agree.<p>Time is …

If you do not have skilled management, you don't have a business - IBASA

CAPE TOWN - Businesses fail for a number of reasons. The failure of a majority of businesses is attributed to simple reasons that can be avoided.<p>CEO …

Why Books on the Craft of Writing Are Worth a Read

There’s always more to learn. This is true for any discipline, from the most inscrutable conceptual art to the most straightforward physical efforts. It’s certainly true for writing as well – whether a writer has emerged from an MFA or PhD program or is entirely self-taught, there’s always room to …

How to Create a Budget

If you're a budgeting newbie, fear not: Here's your step-by-step guide to getting your finances in order.<p>If you've never followed a budget before, …

How Much Money Do You Keep in Your Checking Account?

My checking account typically holds the amount of money I have/will need to spend over the course of one month. But I don’t do this for any …

Leadership

The Shoes Every Fashion Girl Is Wearing Right Now

Go for a head-to-toe look by pairing white shoes with an equally bright white midi.<p>Slingback pumps add polish to a flowing frock and denim …

Clothing

Tom Brady Says These 5 Tips Will Make You Successful in Any Line of Work

Even if you’re not a fan of the New England Patriots or football in general, you’re probably vaguely aware of who Tom Brady is and the enormous …

Self-improvement

All of the times Hillary Clinton apologizes and admits being wrong in her book

Hillary Clinton is the first and only woman to have given a big US presidential concession speech—and she is the first and only candidate to say “I’m sorry.”<p>Trust a woman to do that. Research finds that women apologize more than men, likely because people are faster to judge women for their …

9 Signs You Are Genuinely Confident, Without Seeming Cocky at All | Inc.com

Like most people's, my confidence level ebbs and flows. I'm what I call situationally confident. Depending on the setting, sometimes I'm extremely assured. Other times I'm shy and insecure.<p>Since confidence is something we all need -- when you feel more confident, your performance almost always …

Self-improvement

The Importance Of Humility In Leadership

Rick Warren once said, “True humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself <i>less.</i>” In leadership, it can be tempting to become enamored with status. However, it is crucial that leaders focus on their staff more than they focus on themselves.<p>I have learned that the best leaders …

Leadership

10 behaviors that make you a terrible boss

Bad boss behaviors that lead to horrific employee disengagement and turnover are rampant, and study upon study has confirmed this epidemic. The most recent example is via an employee survey conducted by BambooHR.<p>They asked more than 1,000 US-based employees to rate 24 "typical boss behaviors" from …

The Workplace

How To Improve Your Charisma And Stand Out From The Crowd

It may seem like some people are born likable, but everyone is capable of developing charisma. No matter what your personality, there are certain …

Body Language