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Clearly, NY Post’s Naomi Schaefer Riley Doesn’t Understand My Work Educating Students of Color

In what was intended to be a critique of my recent keynote address at the 2017 SXSWedu conference, an uninformed, aspiring education columnist with …

Landscape on a Budget: 10 Quick Fixes to Add Personality to the Average Garden

Giving the average garden the full treatment is a serious commitment, requiring time, adrenal stress, and a sturdy dip into the finances. Instead, …

14 Brilliant Ways to Get People to Take You More Seriously | Inc.com

Are you having trouble with people not taking you seriously? There are lots of irrational reasons people may have for being dismissive--your age (too young or too old), race, sex, voice, height. It may even be that you did something to earn their attitude by making an inappropriate comment or …

4 Habits That Separate High Achievers From Everyone Else | Inc.com

There's a popular quote that goes something like, "People are like tea bags. You never know how strong they are until you put them in hot water." It's a sentiment that's been tested. Dr. Randall Bell, author of "Me We Be Do: The Four Cornerstones of Success," has consulted as an economist on …

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18 Effective Habits of Highly Successful People | Inc.com

Whether we like it or not, a big part of what we do in life is governed by habits. Even more importantly, habits can lead us to think and feel in certain patterns.<p>Since habits are so powerful, it's worth paying attention to the ones that are most effective.<p>Here are 18 effective habits of successful …

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