Kristopher Ky

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One way to play the new tax law: Start an LLC

Spurred by ambiguities in the new tax law, accountants are coming up with novel strategies to help entrepreneurs slash their taxes.<p>One of the most notable provisions in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is a 20% deduction for qualified business income from so-called pass-through entities, including S …

Retirement

33 Smart Habits That Will Train Other People to Treat You With Respect | Inc.com

What do people want out of work? More than money, more than benefits, much more than job security, a recent survey says, they want to be treated with respect.<p>If that sounds like you, how can you increase the respect you get each day at work? It turns out that there are specific habits you can …

Leadership

What emerging research says about the promise of personalized learning

By John F. PanePersonalized learning has grown increasingly popular in recent years, encouraged in part by a 2015 RAND study showing large gains from …

Pedagogy

How Your Nonprofit Can Routinize Reflection

Reflection is a critical step in assessing individual and team performance at your nonprofit. A reflective process, whether it is a structured …

Management

Nonprofits Can Write Legislation—and Should! Here’s How

Share161<p>Share43<p>Tweet102<p>Email<p>Shares 306<p>By Alex Proimos from Sydney, Australia (K Street – Evacuation Route) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons<p>Crafting …

Google.org commits $50 million to help prepare people for the ‘future of work’

Google.org is on a mission to help people find jobs, so it has pledged $50 million to fund nonprofit organizations that are focused on using technology to improve job searching, job matching, skill-building and all things job-related.<p>“We also recognize that the way we work is changing, and we want …

Rihanna meets with Macron to discuss funding education in developing countries

Rihanna met with French President Emmanuel Macron Wednesday at his Paris palace to ask him to contribute to her education fund for children in …

Ecology versus economy in Ghana

Ghana is about to trade 5 percent of its bauxite deposits to China for $15 billion. In a guest commentary by environmental advocate Joshua Amponsem, …

Poor locales, rich experiences: Traveling with kids to developing countries is worth the risk

In the heat of the Ecuadorian Amazon, my 10-year-old son and I followed a farmer named Mr. Bargas along a dusty path, past groves of coffee, cacao and banana trees, and down a hill where, after about 20 minutes of walking, we arrived at a slow-moving stream.<p>“Here is where I come every morning at 4 …

National Parks

African Ed-Tech Incubator Aims to Set Companies, and Students, on Winning Path

A new program co-led by a former British government adviser is looking to help startup companies in the sprawling market, which is unfamiliar to many …

Education

Summer Bookshelf 2017

Reading Time: 6 minutes.What books are on your summer reading list? Over the past 10 years, my collection of educational books has taken over

Teaching

10 Unique Ways to Get Your Name Out There

In this busy world, it's more important than ever to find unique ways for you and your business to stand out.<p>This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>In this busy world, it’s more important than ever to find unique ways for you and your business to stand out.<p>Selling yourself and your …

Sri Lanka, China sign long-delayed $1.5 billion port deal

Sri Lanka's government on Saturday signed a long-delayed agreement to sell a 70 percent stake in a $1.5 billion port to China in a bid to recover from the heavy burden of repaying a Chinese loan obtained to build the facility.<p>The agreement comes after a nearly six-month delay since the signing of …

Sri Lanka

U.S. economy rebounds in the second quarter

The U.S. economy rebounded strongly between April and June, government data showed Friday morning, as businesses invested more and consumers shelled out for furniture, washing machines and other goods.<p>The country’s gross domestic product, a broad measure of economic activity, grew at an annualized …

Economy

How Becoming A Good Listener Can Make You A Better Leader

Running a business is an inherently emotional experience. Even the most stoic leaders are bound to find themselves becoming invested not only in outcomes, but in people and processes as well.<p>While emotional leadership is often regarded as a liability, lack of personal investment can also bring …

Emotional Intelligence

The 6 Best Jobs for Teenage Entrepreneurs

How you can start a business in high school.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Although it might sound too good to be true, many successful businesspeople start their careers as teenage entrepreneurs. These individuals didn’t let their ages hold them back, and you …

Fundraising Basics for Nonprofits

Updated August 02, 2017<p>For charitable nonprofits, fundraising can be both a blessing and a nuisance. While fundraising helps organizations bring in …

Collective Voice: Reading's advantages are well documented

<i>Grade 9 students in the Collective Voice program at Aden Bowman Collegiate share their lives and opinions through columns. Selected columns run each</i> …

18 Social Innovation and Social Impact Conferences You Can Attend Each Year

We are excited to put together this list of Social Impact Conferences for all the social do gooders around the world. If we missed an event, please …

The Next Generation Science Standards' Next Big Challenge: Finding Curricula

Experts spell out some of the challenges to developing curricula aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards.

Teaching

44 Favorite Books of High Achievers | Inc.com

The people who accomplish the most in life are serious about self-improvement, which often comes in the form of a good book. Here are several dozen excellent reads, recommended by high-achieving founders and executives.<p>1. <i>Crossing the Chasm</i> by Geoffrey Moore<p>"When I read [this book] for the first …

Leadership

Letting Students Succeed as Themselves

Getting a New Perspective<p>During four months this spring I had the honor of working with teachers in several schools in Aotearoa New Zealand. I use …

The 15 best language apps

Apps

LGBT people of color cannot escape workplace discrimination—no matter where they work

Matt Slocum/AP<p>Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>A report released last <b></b>week reveals bias <b></b>against LGBT employees of color …

4 Charts That Illustrate The Bias Against LGBTQ Workers In The Nonprofit World

About a fifth of LGBTQ nonprofit workers feel they have been treated unfairly by their employer.<p>More than 20% of nonprofit employees identify as LGBTQ. Perhaps that’s not surprising: Those who have traditionally been discriminated against or oppressed may have a strong impulse to ensure fair …

Teaching 21st Century Skills For 21st Century Success Requires An Ecosystem Approach

It is almost universally acknowledged that in order to succeed in the 21st century, students must learn much more than the “three Rs” and basic computer competency. The term “21st century skills” is used often in educational circles to refer to a range of abilities and competencies that go beyond …

Pedagogy

How to Build a Next Generation Leadership Team

You never know when you might need to replace a leader, but you can be ready when the time comes.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The best leadership teams contain a healthy dose of in-house talent, where leaders have developed institutional knowledge that only comes …

There's No Excuse for Being a Tech Jerk | Inc.com

These aren't the best of times for the tech industry. Every day another jerk emerges as the latest poster boy of ego and entitlement, someone who can't figure out how to keep his hands to himself and/or his ugly mouth shut. And the many feeble attempts and faux justifications made in the name of …

Tech Industry

15 Lessons From The Most Social CIOs in Higher Education

Ray Wang, bestselling author of Disrupting Digital Business, and I invited three of the most social CIOs in higher education to join us on our weekly show DisrupTV, where we cover the latest and most important leadership, business and innovation industry trends by engaging with true trailblazers …

6 Powerful Ways to Make Anyone Into A Great Leader | Inc.com

If you work or study in the field of leadership, you already know there's a glut of information and ideas. We already have thousands of articles about leaders and leadership, and countless thoughts on what leadership is and isn't--not to mention a constant stream of new articles, blogs and …

Communicate