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7 Strategies for Dealing With Negative People

We’ve all experienced the side effects of a negative friend, colleague or co-worker. Perhaps you work with someone who complains endlessly about his …

Self-help

Here Is a List of the Top 10 Reasons Why You Didn't Get the Job

The Top 10 Reasons Why You Didn't Get the Job<p>Updated April 09, 2018<p>Have you ever struggled with a job hunt and asked: “Why can't I get a job?” …

Why a Female Friendship Breakup Can Be As Heartbreaking As Losing a Love

The loss of a best friendship can leave a hole in our hearts.<p>Why do we expect the end of a true friendship to be any easier than losing a true …

Bravo TV

These Three Little Words Will Strengthen Any Friendship

Forget Facebook: you should focus on your 15 ‘real’ friends, expert says

In the age of Facebook, we’re all surrounded by ‘Friends’ – but how many real, close friends do we really have?<p>About 15, according to research from …

Friendship breakups more common than you think | The Star

She said most people will replace half of their current close friends in seven years, a fact backed up by a longitudinal Dutch study published in …

New York University

What Middle School Girls Should Know About Friendship

A woman in teen ministry once shared with me a term that describes the state of female friendships in the middle school years.<p><b>Fluid.</b><p>In other words, friendships can change a lot in this stage of life. They may ebb and flow as everyone makes new friends, explores new friendships, and sometimes grows …

7 Signs of True Friendship

<i>This article originally appeared on Time</i><p>Friendship is one of the greatest gifts in all of life. We all value friendship, but in our modern world, …

Why friendship doesn't feel like it did ten years ago

Why friendship doesn’t feel like it did ten years ago<p>Raymond January 1, 2017 19 3 comments<p>I see my friends as investments.<p>I don’t like to give them …

What No One Ever Tells You About Friendship And Success

Friendship is more complex as an adult, especially in your 20′s and 30′s.<p>This is the time when people start to make major life decisions like getting married, buying a house or moving across the country to pursue their dreams.<p>It also happens to be the most important decade for professional success. …

Medium – Read, write and share stories that matter

For seniors fighting grief or depression, Friendship Line is a listening ear

Patrick Arbore saw a need to give older people an alternative to traditional suicide prevention hotlines – one that offers a conversation rather than …

Questions that truly reveal someone’s personality and capabilities

People are like onions.<p>We show our best selves on the skin, hoping to get people to like us. To accept us.<p>We put on makeup. We dress up …

How Myers-Briggs helped my anxiety

Most Talkative. Boy Crazy. Social Butterfly. These accolades permanently lived below my name in the yearbook. Naturally, I assumed the role of …

Psychology

The Problem With Being Too Agreeable

Half an hour had passed and I sat in my car, waiting for my habitually tardy friend to arrive so I could help her move. Resentment and anger started …

Psychology

Don’t Talk, Don’t Talk – Be Yourself

The Value of Listening<p>Sometimes I like to just sit in a crowded public place and listen. Listen to the bustle of the crowd; catch snippets of …

The Introvert's Guide To Travel

One of my biggest struggles throughout my travels has been deciphering the things I actually really want to do from the ones I feel like I “should” …

How to be heard as an introvert (whilst being yourself)

Are you usually punctual or late? Do you finish things within the time you stipulate? Do you hand in your reports/work on time? Are you able to …

Your Personality Changes When You Move to a New Place

When people move across state lines, they usually think about what their new place will be like, their new neighbors, their new town — in short, all …

Making Critical Thinking Explicit and Intentional

Meta-cognition involves three types of knowledge:<p>knowledge of cognitive process<br>• knowledge of strategies and tasks (applying the cognitive …

Pedagogy

48 Questions to Help Students Develop Critical Thinking Skills

January 26, 2017 Critical thinking is a disruptive cognitive process that explores alternative ways of thinking about something with the purpose of …

Believe it or not, science deniers aren't stupid

The tone of a lot of modern political and social commentary is one of mockery: condemning “stupid” people for their un-scientific views. Many people …

Critical Thinking

Your intuition is more powerful than your intellect, and just as easily expanded

<i>This post originally appeared at</i> <i>LinkedIn</i><i>.</i> <i>Follow the author here.</i><p>Steve Jobs once said that intuition is more powerful than intellect. As it turns out, Jobs was onto something, and the scientific community backs him up. It seems that we’ve been giving intuition far too little respect.<p>Intuition will …

Creativity

8 Strategies To Help Students Ask Great Questions - TeachThought PD

<b>7 Strategies To Help Students Ask Great Questions</b><p>Questions can be extraordinary learning tools.<p>A good question can open minds, shift paradigms, and …

Use These Six Simple Decision-Making Metrics To Kill Meetings And Emails

Leadership and management are largely about judgment and decisiveness, so it’s no surprise a Bain & Co study found that decision making drives 95% of business performance.<p>The real surprise is that decision making is one of the most poorly tracked business activities. Think about it: your company’s …

How to Improve Critical Thinking Using a Simple 5-Step Process

If you want to improve critical thinking, it takes practice but it’s actually easy. Just get a simple system to refer back to and you can’t go wrong. …

The Job Skills Your Kids Will Need, and How to Teach Them Now

As Dean of Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies, it is my job to think about what skills translate into success in today’s workplace. …

Columbia University

Secure in Our Bubbles: Books to Get You Thinking Critically

In his Farewell Speech, President Obama mentioned a threat to our democracy. He stated, “we become so secure in our bubbles that we start accepting …