Kimberley Sherlock

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How Taking A 20-Minute Walk Every Day Transformed My Approach To Work

Here’s what happened when we challenged ourselves to step away from our desks and get out for a while.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This story is part of 5 Habits Changes You Can Actually Make In 2015. Check out the full list here.</i><p>If you’re like most Americans, you suffer from the physical, emotional, and mental …

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How To Know If Your Dumb Idea Will Change The World

Box SVP Sam Schillace shares how he quickly and cheaply experimented on an app no one wanted–that became the basis for Google Docs.<p>In 2005, along with colleagues Steve Newman and Claudia Carpenter, Sam Schillace created a browser-based word processor called Writely. A Silicon Valley darling, it was …

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11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

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28 Secrets of Exceptionally Productive People

Want to work smarter, not harder? Learn from the best.<p>Occasionally, I stumble on my own productivity tools and strategies, but mostly I borrow them from others.<p>So does Ryan Holiday, the author of the best-selling The Obstacle Is the Way (a really great book) and the compulsively readable <i>Trust Me,</i> …

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Savory Oatmeal Is The New Breakfast Of Champions. Here Are 13 Ways To Make It.

Put an egg on it. And then some bacon and greens, too.<p>Oatmeal is a smart way to start the day. It’s full of fiber, has a decent amount of protein and is dirt cheap. Plus, it’s really easy to make.<p>People general top oatmeal with sweet things ― like raisins, sugar and cinnamon ― but we think oatmeal …

The Biology Of Altruism: Good Deeds May Be Rooted In The Brain

Four years ago, Angela Stimpson agreed to donate a kidney to a complete stranger.<p>"The only thing I knew about my recipient was that she was a female and she lived in Bakersfield, Calif.," Stimpson says.<p>It was a true act of altruism — Stimpson risked pain and suffering to help another. So why did …

28 Fall Weeknight Meals You Can Make in an Hour or Less

From roasted chicken to winter squash pasta, here are 33 quick weeknight meals for fall.<p><b>Pasta, winter squash, roast chicken—fall is the best time for weeknight cooking</b>. Plan your entire week's worth of dinners with these 33 meals, each of which can be made in an hour or less.

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Can social entrepreneurship ever be taught?

Often, I am asked: can you teach social entrepreneurship? I think what people mean when they ask me this is: can you give future entrepreneurs their business ideas? Can you teach light bulbs? Of course not.<p>If someone doesn't have the ambition, curiosity and unrelenting need to get to the …

How Games Can Save The World

<i>“There’s a time for work and a time for play.”</i><p><i>“Work hard, play hard.”</i><p><i>“Once you finish your homework, you can go out and play games.”</i><p>Most of us were brought up to believe that there is a stark divide between play and productivity. Yet it’s becoming evident that the distinction isn’t as clear-cut as …

7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future

<b>Tomorrow’s Learning Today: 7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future</b>by <b>Terry Heick</b><i>(Ed note: This post has been updated from a 2013 post)</i>So we’re …

9 Characteristics Of 21st Century Learning

The label of “21st Century learning” is vague, and is an idea that we here at TeachThought like to take a swing at as often as possible, …

The Learning Revolution: It’s Not About Education

• Partner Content<br>• Author: Markus Witte, Babbel. Markus Witte, Babbel<p>The education system is changing. Established teaching methodologies are reaching …

Ed Tech And Activism Are Reinventing Education On 30 Under 30

This is the era of the edupreneur, when being a K-12 or higher ed professional can mean anything from cofounding a start-up with excess of $50 million in funding or launching a venture that uses the Kickstarter model to fund classrooms and libraries in at-risk communities in the U.S. and abroad. …

What Makes for a Really Good Business Idea?

If you're thinking about starting a new business, you can test it out with this five-point checklist.<p>The prospect of starting a business can be frightening. It is a risk and a tremendous opportunity, equal parts challenging and, hopefully, rewarding. Given the enormous risk that's inherent in …

Small Business

Is "Lean Startup" right for your idea?

The conventional view of lean startup ideation methodology is to identify a problem, test your riskiest assumption with a certain success criterion, …

How to Test Your Business Ideas

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many of the greatest inventors and entrepreneurs admit to having failed at some point in their careers, but Richard Christensen, entrepreneur and author of <i>The Zig Zag Principle</i> (McGraw-Hill, 2011) says while failing may be a …

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Special Needs Children - Tips, Therapy, and More

Poll shows opposition to education reforms

Majority say councils should keep responsibilities over schools and that teaching profession requires dedicated training<p>Teaching unions assembling for their annual Easter conferences will be emboldened by the results of the Guardian/ICM poll suggesting strong public opposition to planks of Michael …

Of all the world's children deprived of education, two-fifths are disabled

It is dark and still in the smooth-walled room in Mifumi village. Hamza Kamuna, tall and well built and wearing a T-shirt peppered with little holes, sits with his legs apart on a small wooden chair, his arms resting on his flared jeans.<p>"The school was good," the 16-year-old says of his education. …

The Past, Present and Future of Crowdfunding

If you’ve been following digital trends over the past few years, you’ll probably be aware of the hockey stick-growth of crowdfunding as a ‘thing’. It’s everywhere.<p>From smartwaches and ad campaigns, to mobile phones and Google Glass apps, seemingly every industry has taken to the Web’s myriad of …

Don't Kill Off Your Website -- Use It As The Hub For Your Social Media Presence

<b>#6 of “10 More Don’ts Of Corporate Social Media”</b><p><i>Co-authored with Ian Anderson</i><p>The questions plaguing many corporate leaders these days about social media include: How can we take best advantage of this continually-changing platform for business, sales, and reputation enhancement?How do we choose …

Need a Business Idea? Here are 55

<i>This article has been excerpted from</i> 55 Surefire Home Based Businesses You Can Start for Under $5,000 <i>by Entrepreneur Press & Cheryl Kimball (2009).</i><p>Today, tens of thousands of people are considering starting a home based business, and for good reasons. On average, people can expect to have two and …

Small Business

Naming Your Business? Consider These 3 Points First

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>This story appears in the January 2014 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>It's one of the first and most significant decisions a startup needs to make. Pick the wrong name--one that doesn't resonate with customers, is difficult to …

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Three Ways to Make a Difference For Public Education in 2014

It's been a little over five years since a financial crisis pushed our economy to the brink of disaster. Thankfully we didn't fall into the abyss, …

On course for global success with the Institute of Education

Few master's courses count a former child soldier among their students, as well as development workers in the world's major charities and non-governmental organisations.<p>But the cluster of international development and education postgraduate courses offered by the Institute of Education (IOE) at the …

Myths about how the brain works have no place in the classroom | Dr Hilary Leevers

There is a shortage of rigorous research into teaching methods, and results are poorly disseminated among teachers<p>Are you left-brained or right-brained? Are you more creative or rational? You can find out easily enough – there are myriad online tests that will help you find your dominant hemisphere.<p>…