Josephine Russell

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9 Academic Writing And Study Habits Used By Successful Students

Many students are discouraged to see that, no matter how hard they try, there is always someone with better grades. You may think this is due to a …

Pedagogy

10 Great Platforms To Learn Languages For Free

I honestly feel quite insecure every time someone tells me that they can speak more than one language. One of the disadvantages of English being your …

3 Things Successful People Never Do

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Success

24 Ways To Save, Find And Earn Extra Money With Minimal Effort

What would you do with an extra $100*? Maybe you would go to a concert or treat friends to a round of drinks? I would probably spend it on food. Whatever you would choose we can all agree that a crisp $100-bill would be nice. Probably not life changing, but nice.<p>With this in mind peruse the list of …

Personal Finance

How the Internet will disrupt higher education’s most valuable asset: Prestige

<b>Correction:</b> An earlier version of this column incorrectly stated that Southern New Hampshire University is a for-profit institution. The university is nonprofit. This version has been corrected.<p><i>The writer is a columnist for Vanity Fair magazine and a contributing columnist for The Post.</i><p>It happened …

Higher Education

How to master essential life skills

Matthew Peyton/Comedy Central/"Broad City"<p>If you haven't mastered some of the most essential life skills already, it may be time to take a different approach.<p>Whether you're looking to listen better or negotiate for a raise, here are 13 surprising ways you can master some essential life skills.<p>View …

Success

5 habits that will guarantee your failure in life

In the words of Winston Churchill: "Success is not final, failure is not fatal — it is the courage to continue that counts." If you have ever failed in the past but never gave up, you are stronger than you think.<p>If you have failed recently and are considering giving up, don't. The obstacle is …

Motivation

6 Ways Highly Successful People Stay Positive

None of us can be relentlessly upbeat all the time, but a positive mind-set can be indispensable when the going gets tough.<p>A positive attitude can go a long way. You’ve heard that probably since kindergarten. The trouble is, many of us don’t really know what to do with that adage, believing instead …

Self-improvement

The science of resilience: how to teach students to persevere

Neurologist and teacher Judy Willis shares three simple techniques to help teachers build resilience in their students<p>In schools today, the focus is not only on helping students pass exams, but also on improving their character by making them more resilient. Resilience in learning, as in life, is …

Teaching

A Harvard psychologist explains the key to spotting a liar

In her new book "Presence," the psychologist says that instead of looking for one big "reveal," the best way to spot deception is to look for discrepancies across multiple channels of communication, including facial expressions, posture, and speech.<p>"Lying is hard work," Cuddy says. "We're telling …

Harvard Business School

6 of the Smartest Things You Can Do With Your Money in 2016

For Americans, money is one of the leading causes of stress. It’s no wonder then, that better improving our financial habits is a top resolution for …

Personal Finance

10 things that will cost less in 2016

Turns out, there are a few areas where consumers spend their money that could see price drops in 2016.<p>That's welcome news, since every dollar saved on gas or prices or airfare can help offset those rising bills, or be put into a savings account.<p>That's harder to do, as the increase in the cost of …

Air Travel

How to give your kids money without losing half of it to taxes

If you want to leave your children a generous amount of money in your will, the federal estate tax may eat up a large chunk of their inheritance.<p>That tax only kicks in if your money and property — your "estate" — exceeds a certain amount, which the IRS adjusts each year based on inflation. For …

Retirement

8 strategies to spend less money, from real people who save over half their income

If you want to accumulate wealth, you have to cut back on spending.<p>To help you get started, we rounded up money saving strategies from the best savers out there — those who have saved over 50% of their income.<p>Not only will increased savings allow you to put more money to work and grow it through …

Personal Finance

Science says parents of successful kids have these 11 things in common

And while there isn't a set recipe for raising successful children, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors that predict success.<p>Unsurprisingly, much of it comes down to the parents. Here's what parents of successful kids have in common:

Harvard Business School

Investing ideas to grow your wealth

Investing can help build your wealth, but how can investors target long-term success?<p>Fund managers Alastair Gunn and Rhys Petheram share their …

Investing
Self-improvement

15 Basic Words That Are Etymological Mysteries

All words had to start somewhere. Through the careful work of historical linguists and lexicographers, we can usually trace a word, if not to its …

7 Challenges Successful People Overcome

It's truly fascinating how successful people approach problems. Where others see impenetrable barriers, they see challenges to embrace and obstacles to overcome.<p>Their confidence in the face of hardship is driven by the ability to let go of the negativity that holds so many otherwise sensible people …

Self-improvement

11 tips about money from my new millionaire friend

I don't know what y'all are drinking these days, but you're dropping off some mighty fine nuggets around this blog lately! And I'm loving it! I think you need to merge together and come up with your own financial blog or something, haha …<p>But for now, you sit there and read this gem my new friend …

Personal Finance

Cut Back on Expenses With the Upgrade and Save Strategy

Sometimes spending money can actually save you money. For example, if you’re buying cheap boots and replacing them often, you’ll save money in the …

Personal Finance

English words that have gone extinct

Dictionaries incorporate new words every year.<p>Some are pop culture inventions such as <i>jeggings, photobomb</i> and <i>meme</i>. Others, such as <i>emoji</i> and <i>upvote</i>, …

8 Principles to Keep in Mind to Reach an Unprecedented Level of Productivity

We all have those days: we show up to work after not getting enough sleep, or getting too much, and find ourselves with our chin in our palm staring …

Top 10 Leadership Books of 2015

Hone your management skills with the latest and greatest books on teams and leadership.<p>Over the next few weeks, I'll be revealing my picks for the best business books of the year, first by category and finally (on December 15th) the very best of the best.<p>So far, I've chosen the top 10 "start your …

Leadership

MEDITATION AND SUCCESS: How to develop a consistent meditation practice

Reprinted from SUPER GENES. Copyright © 2015 by Deepak Chopra, D.D., and Rudolph E. Tanzi, Ph.D. Published by Harmony Books, an imprint of the Crown …

Meditation

4 strategies for remembering everything you learn

• Knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• Knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kind of skips one of them, which is problematic, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Self-improvement

4 Habits of Incredibly Focused People | Inc.com

<i>What are the best ways to increase concentration? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Sabine Staggl, co-founder of Noisli, on Quora:</b><p><b>1. Understand the why</b><br>First of all, start to understand the <i>why</i>. If you have a clear understanding of why you have to or wish to do …

Time Management

3 Daily Habits of Remarkably Successful People | Inc.com

Have you ever wondered what makes some people more successful than others? Do they, like Popeye, consume a can of spinach before fighting the day's battles? How many cups of coffee do they ingest a day? What exactly do successful people do that's different from everyone else?<p><b>1. Live a balanced …

Success