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How to conquer your fear of public speaking

Over the course of my career, I’ve spoken at more than 1,000 events. While I don’t consider myself a five-star speaker, I do pretty well. In fact, …

Public Speaking

7 Ways to Capture Someone’s Attention

Your long-term success depends on winning the attention of others. If your boss doesn’t notice your work, how will you get a promotion? If your team doesn’t listen to you, how can you lead effectively? And if you can’t capture the attention of clients, how does your business or career …

Does Your Mind Wander? Here’s Why That Can Be Your Greatest Asset

Wandering minds are associated with creativity. Popular wisdom tells you to live in the moment.<p><i>Huh?</i><p>So is it better to be unfocused or focused?<p>Let’s …

Mindfulness

The Five Hidden Benefits Of Procrastination

Is it possible that there are times when procrastination can work in your favor?<p>Are comfortable with fear? Do you like to have a little bit of panic or threat to your survival built into each day?<p>Whether we are consciously aware of it or not, this is what we do to ourselves when we procrastinate, a …

How to Ensure Your Resume Gets Read

Get past the filters to the top of the pile<p>Job seekers fear the resume robots – the automatic filtering of resumes that prevents your application …

10 Ways to Reduce Your Stress Right Now

I realize that you are a busy, stressed out person with no time to waste. Respecting that, here are 10 things you can do starting one minute from now that will greatly reduce your stress today.<p><b>1. To calm down, write it down</b><p>In order to avoid stress of having to remember something, then worry about …

Proprioceptive Exercise Improves Working Memory

To boost your brainpower, you could grab a skim cap, or you could go climb a tree. No, really. Doing just that improved people's cognitive skills dramatically, according to new research from the University of North Florida.<p>Researchers had people take a memory test, then spend a few hours doing a …

How to Manage People Who Are Smarter than You

The best managers hire smart people to work for them. But what if your direct reports are smarter than you? How do you manage people who have more experience or more knowledge? How do you coach them if you don’t have the same level of expertise?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> <br>Getting promoted to a job that …

Interesting

Documentaries that are insanely creepy yet unbearably fascinating (17 Photos)<p>By: Martin<p>115 Liked! 17 Disliked 0<p>entertainment<p>Sh*tty jobs people noped …

Freestyle Skiing

10 Free Online Courses To Make You More Successful

Success is not an act; it is a slow process that involves growth, change and failure. It involves all aspects of your life, from how you manage your …

Self-improvement

5 terrible social media mistakes you are making

Startups that are just beginning to initiate their social media presence must not reinvent the wheel but simply start smart

10 #BacktoSchool Tips for Students to Keep in Mind When Using Social Media

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Social Media

8 things all great students have in common

Fewer people remember great <i>schools</i>.<p>Sir Ken Robinson — a 30-year veteran of the education industry who has taught in classrooms, worked alongside governments, and researched educational theory worldwide — finds this troubling.<p>In April, Robinson released a new book called "Creative Schools: The …

Teaching

Stretching the gifted

by Emily Parkinson<p>NAPLAN's 2015 report card delivered some harsh truths about the state-of-learning in Australian classrooms.<p>For renowned educational …

Pedagogy

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21 Grab-And-Go Teaching Tools For Your Classroom

<b>21 Grab-And-Go Teaching Tools For Your Classroom</b>by <b>Lynn Usrey</b>Every teacher wants to be able to make his or her classroom environment the optimum place …

Education Technology

Study examines top high school students' stress and coping mechanisms

“School, homework, extracurricular activities, sleep, repeat–that’s what it can be for some of these students,” says Noelle Leonard, PhD, a senior …

Google Maps has a new way to find hard-to-find locations

Google has updated its search and Maps apps to support Open Location Codes (OLCs), so it’s now easier to find specific locations that don’t have clear street addresses.<p>The company announced OLCs, also known as plus codes, back in April. Plus codes are short location identifiers derived from …

Apps

This might be the Apple Watch of dog collars

Human have their fitbits and Apple Watch devices, so it's only fair that our furry companions get a little tech swag of their own. Enter the Buddy …

Cat Scratch Laptop brings the Internet full circle

Cats love sleeping on your laptop (especially while you're using it), so why not let them geek out with their own cardboard computer perfect for tearing up the Internet?<p>Cats make the Internet fun one adorable video at a time. So it's about time we give them a treat for all that feel-good feline …

Pets

Digital pens help spot early signs of brain conditions

Doctors frequently check for early signs of brain conditions like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's by looking at irregularities in your drawings, but it's an imperfect art based largely on the doctor's opinion. All too often, the only concrete signs show up by the time you've already been ravaged by the …

Microsoft Drops Another Windows 10 Update

And then there were three. Earlier this week, Microsoft released a new set of updates for Windows 10 for the third time since the operating system formally debuted in late July. Windows 10 is Microsoft’s attempt to build a single operating system that can function on devices of any size, or input …

Airbnb staff will always call police when you're in an emergency

When you rent a place on Airbnb, you're always taking on some risk. You're trusting a stranger to house you, after all. However, the home-as-hotel company is learning the hard way that it should help out if you're in trouble. Airbnb is responding to the reported sexual assault of a guest in Madrid …

The Elephantine Impact of Technology on Education

to enhance its message, increase its reach, improve its communication. If you haven’t been in the classroom lately, drop by this week when you pick …

Documents confirm Apple is building self-driving car

Exclusive: Correspondence obtained by the Guardian shows Project Titan is further along than many suspected and company is scouting for test locations<p>Apple is building a self-driving car in Silicon Valley, and is scouting for secure locations in the San Francisco Bay area to test it, the Guardian …