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Teaching kids 21st century skills early will help prepare them for their future

<i>This is an edited extract written by Iram Siraj, from Future Frontiers: Education for an AI World, a New South Wales Department of Education</i> …

The Mental Workout: Your Secret Weapon

The Mental Workout is essentially what propelled my success in the field of sport psychology, and if you do the Mental Workout consistently, it will undoubtedly help propel your success, as well.<p>In 2006 Walt Jocketty, the General Manger of the St Louis Cardinals reached out to me and asked if I …

Self-improvement

People don’t love your brand - they don’t even like it

Marketing is a funny business. We use words like “lovemarks” and “engagement” and “brand love” and “affinity” like people are actually in love with …

Dr Happy | This is what a neuroscientist recommends to hack your brain and reach peak success

This is what a neuroscientist recommends to hack your brain and reach peak success<p>Posted at 08:56h in Uncategorized by Dr Happy<p>Happiness can be …

Boomer Brain Fitness: A Fast-Growing Opportunity

The idea that brain health and cognitive performance can improve with age is a trending topic and gaining steam among Boomers. Recent research shows …

Age old problem: how to stay clever for longer | Alexis Willett and Jennifer Barnett

There are ways to ward off dementia and the ill effects of brain ageing, say Alexis Willett and Jennifer Barnett<p>Sorry to break it to you, but there’s bad news. Your brain is shrinking (probably). None of us is getting any younger and time is increasingly taking its toll on our brains; our neurons …

The Brain

High-Tech for Brain Training: Top 12 News in 2014

Unless you live in a cave, you are well aware of all the growing interest in, and controversies around, the topic of brain training, especially whether technology can enhance -- or hinder -- our brain health and cognitive performance.<p>A little perspective may help separate the signal from the noise. …

Forget the Crossword Puzzle—the Proven Way to Boost Brain Health

Diet and NutritionWellness<p>Forget the Crossword Puzzle—the Proven Way to Boost Brain Health<p>— April 2, 2015<p>0<p>You know what it’s like. And it’s not just …

The Brain

Here's the 4-question framework I used to make my 8-figure business a success

I created a simple four-question framework to help you.<p>It's what I've used to grow Sumo from $0 into an 8-figure business, and has been tested with thousands of customers in my Monthly1k program to start their own successful businesses.<p>Here are the four questions you should ask yourself.<p><b>1. What's</b> …

A Guidebook for Social Media in the Classroom

Is Social Media Relevant? Take the Quiz<p>Before we talk social media, let's talk about the relevance of social media by taking a quiz. Which of the …

Social Media

How Undergraduate Journals Foster Scientific Communication

“Too often, people ignore that a key part of being a scientific leader is being a communicator,” says Peter Kalugin, a senior at Johns Hopkins …

Which countries are accessing Sci-Hub, created by Alexandra Elbakyan?

Sci-Hub has changed how we access knowledge.<p>For a long time, <b>important information has sat behind a paywall,</b> and those who couldn't afford the toll …

Talking to children about STEM fields boosts test scores and career interest

A new study finds parents who talk with their high schoolers about the relevance of science and math can increase competency and career interest in …

5 Tips From SoulCycle on How to Build Brand With a Cult Following

This million-dollar brand can teach us a lot about how to build a brand with a cult following<p>SoulCycle is the envy of many wellness brands. And it's no wonder: SoulCycle boasts over 10,000 rides a day, 11 million visitors to its website, aggressive expansion plans, and an average profit of $4 …

Indoor Cycling

Everything You Need for a Solo Backpacking Trip

For a next-level outdoor experience, try a solo backpacking<br>trip. Just you, the woods, and your thoughts —<br>and not a lot of extraneous gear

Yes, you can improve your memory. Here's how.

Think like a memory athlete<p>Think back to grade school. Do you remember those standardized tests where you were given lists of meaningless words to memorize? Then, after taking a challenging math or reading section, you had to write down as many words from that list as you could remember? If you …

Yeast-Free Cinnamon Buns - Turntable Kitchen

I recently joked to a friend that if my content of the past 6 months were turned into a haiku (ignoring the whole 5-7-5 rule), it would go something …

Baking

Italian Chocolate Hazelnut Cake Recipe

If you are a fan of creamy and chocolate cakes then this delicious Italian chocolate hazelnut cake is just for you! Am planning to prepare it for …

Entrepreneurship Isn't Like An Action Movie -- Here Are 4 Things You Need To Know Going In

A startup isn't a smaller version of a big company, it's a search for a sustainable business model.<p>All too often, people want to see entrepreneurship as if it were an action movie. The hero, transformed by a great moment of epiphany, champions his idea despite being besieged on all sides by those …

Business Strategy

9 principles of psychology for powerful marketing campaigns

<i>This article was originally published on PR Daily in February 2016.</i> <br>Marketers are in a new world.<p>They have to spend time learning the most current …

4 Simple and Effective Strategies to Handle Difficult People at Work

Now you can handle that one person in your office that everyone likes to avoid.<p>Lets get right down to it. You want to handle those difficult personalities like a boss? Well, as you read further, you'll notice a theme. It's more about you than that difficult person driving you nuts.<p>I say this …

Emotional Intelligence

11 incredible psychological tricks to get people to do what you want

Psychological research suggests there are plenty of ways to get people to do what you want — without them even realizing you've persuaded them.<p>We've rounded up 11 science-backed strategies for getting people to like you, to buy stuff, and to give you what you're after.<p>All of them will leave you …

What is the best way to track someone with dementia?

Donnie lost a friend affected by dementia, and would like to know what sort of device could have been used to locate him<p>A former colleague developed dementia. He wandered off and was found three days later in a small wood a few miles away. Sadly, he died on his way to hospital. What sort of …

A Study of 46,000 Shoppers Shows That Omnichannel Retailing Works

Traditional retailers are feeling the heat. Even as competition intensifies, shoppers’ visits to retail stores are declining every year, leading one industry veteran to ominously ask his peers, “Is anyone <i>not</i> seeing large traffic declines?”<p>Online retail, on the other hand, is thriving. Retail sales …

eCommerce

Baked lemon and coconut meringue cheesecake

Step 1<p>Preheat the oven to 160°C. Grease a 8cm-deep 20cm loose-bottomed tart pan.<p>Step 2<p>Place biscuits in a food processor and process until fine …

A new 3D-printed cannabis inhaler lets doctors administer medical marijuana remotely

While marijuana is increasingly recognized for its medicinal and therapeutic effects, prescribing the drug—”take two hits and call me in the morning”—has long been a tricky proposition for doctors.<p>Perhaps until now. Syqe Medical—a startup out of Tel-Aviv, Israel—has created a cannabis inhaler that …

Cannabis

How to Adapt to Change and Survive in a Niche Market

Adapting to change is pertinent to your company's survival.<p><i>By Zev Herman, president of Superior Lighting.</i><p>Five years ago, my company discontinued its supply of incandescent light bulbs. It was clear that the emerging light technologies (CFLs and eventually, LEDs) lasted longer than incandescent …

Customers

Office Rage: Handling Anger in the Workplace

Anger. Everyone feels it at some stage in their lives. Putting a person – any person – in the pressure cooker that is the work place for a period of …

Woolworths employee jailed over workplace bullying at Moe store

A Gippsland man has been jailed for six months over what has been described as an extended and systematic campaign of workplace bullying that made …

Crime

Six Human Resource Tips For Marijuana Businesses

There’s more to Human Resources in the cannabis industry than just hiring and firing, salary and benefits. Here, Caela Bintner of <i>Faces Human Capital Management</i> in Denver and Gil Price of Price Management Group in Seattle offer tips on thinking through human resources issues to help cannabis …