Mark Falbo

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11 Best TED Talks For When You Feel Burnt Out

The signs are all there: you feel depressed, anxious, and detached; you keep getting head and back aches; your job performance and relationships are …

Stefan Sagmeister

Best STEM Toys Gift Guide

I love it when you can combine fun with learning, and these STEM gifts are perfect for incorporating both! There are a wide variety of toys included …

Frugal Living

Capitalism in America has been on a suicide mission for 40 years

On August 2, 2017, the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit a record-breaking 22,000—its fourth 1,000-point advance in less than a year. That same day, I read the first sentence in Peter Georgescu’s new book, <i>Capitalists Arise! End Economic Inequality, Grow the Middle Class, Heal the Nation</i>: “For the …

Online Faculty Positions

As the field of distance education grows, so too does the number of college-level jobs for online faculty. And many of these jobs--at both online …

Distance Learning

Sir Ken Robinson: Finding Market Pressures To Innovate Education

There are unique pressures in the business of education. The current vision of education is so ensconced in the minds of so many of the world’s population, that the necessary changes are nearly impossible to enact. Almost everyone that has experienced the institution of education, which is almost …

Education

Thinking, Fast and Slow: How We Process and Respond to the World

Remember your Econ teacher asking you to assume that people acted rationally? There are obvious limitations to that assumption. It’s not that people …

Developing Predictive Analytics Solutions Using Agile Techniques

Let me preface this blog by giving full credit to Dr. Martin John Madsen, Senior Data Analytics Consultant with Allegient. This was a blog he wanted …

Project Management

Your Guide to Project Management Best Practices

Planning and overseeing a project so that it’s completed on time, within budget, and meets expectations is not an easy feat. The best project …

Project Management

Project Evaluation & Planning Canvas

Project planning should not be facilitated in a vacuum. In such circumstances the environment, the customer, the values, the goals, and the history …

Ten Ways Great Coaches Overcome Resistance To Change

“I just don’t know how to make this coaching stick” said a frustrated leader to me. He’s an executive coaching client and he is trying to coach a direct report to change his behavior.<p>His tone of voice reminded me of the frustration I had felt too often, when I was just not getting through to an …

Self-awareness

8 Things Every Person Should Do Before 8 A.M.

Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it’s even harder.<p>How do you move forward?<p>If …

Self-improvement

8 Game-Changing Productivity Strategies to Use When You’re Feeling Totally Overwhelmed

By Alexandra Cavoulacos and Kathryn Minshew<p><i>Ever feel like your to-do list is so long, it couldn’t get done even if you had an extra eight hours every</i> …

Todoist syncs instantly with Google Calendar to keep you on schedule

Todoist's latest upgrade is one that will benefit the busiest of task list-addled users. It's added two-way sync between its task lists and Google Calendar. This means that not only can you see, sort and prioritize tasks from inside your calendar (on the web, or on your app), but that any changes …

Apps