Ali Alhalami

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Develop Resiliency: How to Move Towards Your Fears

One of the things we tend to do habitually is move away from things we’re afraid of. How very human, how very loving, to protect …

Maslow Stuff Before Bloom Stuff: " 'Cause I Ain't Got A Pencil!"

<b>Priorities</b><p>As educators, we many times need to rethink our priorities, and pick and choose our battles. Are you more concerned with students utilizing …

Welcome

The Strong Kids programs are brief and practical social-emotional learning curricula designed for teaching social and emotional skills, promoting …

SAGE Journals: Your gateway to world-class journal research

Our X Factor culture obscures the fact that the most important element of success is resilience<p>West Point, the training academy for aspiring army officers in the United States, is regarded as one of the most formidable educational institutions in the world. The opening weeks of training are …

Self-improvement

The 12-Day Plan of Simple Writing Exercises

<b>Day 1:</b> Write 10 potential titles for books you’d like to write.<b>Day 2:</b> Create a character with personality traits of someone you love, but the …

10 Tips For Raising Resilient Kids

While adulthood is filled with serious responsibilities, childhood isn’t exactly stress-free. Kids take tests, learn new information, change schools, …

Parenting

What Should I Do to Become a Writer?

If you want to become a writer, you need to start thinking like a writer.<p>What’s the easiest way to do that?<p>Copy books word for word. It allows you to …

4 Ways to Overcome Self-Doubt

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs have frequent opportunities to doubt themselves, their plans, ideas and abilities. Perhaps you’ve occasionally asked yourself, "Am I really cut out for this job?” or “Am I on the right track?”<p>In 1998, I was laid off from a …

Why Is Facebook Blue? The Science of Colors in Marketing

Why is Facebook blue? According to <i>The New Yorker</i>, the reason is simple: It's because Mark Zuckerberg is red-green colorblind. This means that blue is the color Mark can see the best. In his own words Zuck says, "Blue is the richest color for me -- I can see all of blue."<p>Not highly scientific, …

Here’s the genius way Coca-Cola employees manage their email

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>Forget work/life balance. You can sleep when you die.<p>At least that’s how Snapchat’s Emily White and Coca Cola’s Wendy Clark said they approach time management in a hyper-connected world. And the idea of unplugging? Ha.<p>“Rather than …

Brand Strategy

Your brand is more than your logo, name or slogan — it’s the entire experience your prospects and customers have with your company, product or …

Marketing Planning Without a Formal Marketing Plan

A new year brings new opportunities … both in life and in business. For many marketers, a new year, new quarter or new month is a time to start with …

Social Media Strategy for B2B Marketers

B2B marketing has historically been driven by “interruption marketing” – sales reps making cold calls, firing off cold emails, and marketers sending …

34 Tips and Tactics to Rapidly Grow Your Social Networks

Social media marketing is in essence just two things. Distribution (social networks) and content (media).<p>Get them right and the rest follows. …

9 Ways to Measure Your Social Media Success

Albert Einstein once said <i>“not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts”</i> this is a hugely compelling …

7 Ways to Deal With a Toxic Co-Worker

Do you feel exhausted the second you walk into your office in the morning? Do you sometimes come home from work feeling completely and utterly …

Entering and Contracting This initial phase is a necessary part of every OD project, although the process and formality vary considerably, depending on the situation. These initial steps involve a preliminary exploration of the organization’s problems and issues, plus developing a collaborative relationship between the OD Practitioner and key members of the client organization regarding […]

This initial phase is a necessary part of every OD project, although the process and formality vary considerably, depending on the situation. These …

These Guys Raised $7 Million To Create A Calendar App That Thinks For You

The app is a hybrid between a calendar and to-do list, but Timeful is really about creating better habits.<p>"We're fanatical about time," Yoav Shoham, one of the three founders of Timeful, told Business Insider. "Time might be a little cliche, but we really believe time is the most precious resource …

The science of shopping: digital innovations shaping the future of retail

The London Eye is probably the right place for blue sky thinking, and there is a lot of it going on as the capsule dangles over a sun-kissed, picture-postcard London. A group of retail entrepreneurs are brainstorming about how their industry will look in 30 years' time as the ferris wheel spins, …

10 Image Editing Tools To Make Photos Fit for Social Sharing

Creating images for social sharing has come a long way from when Hipstamatic started filtering early iPhone photos.<p>We rounded up 10 apps and tools to help you create, edit, manage and share engaging images. Each tool gets a rating from 0 to 5 on three factors: function, ease-of-use, and …

Want Customers to Open Your Emails? Read This.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In a rush to acquire customers through Twitter and Facebook, email marketing is often dismissed as outdated and out fashioned. Why craft an email when you can engage on social media?<p>But don't dismiss the ancient act of sending emails so …

HEADLINES: A 9-Letter Cheat Sheet for Writing a Winner

<b>The most important line you’ll write for your blog post or any type of content is the headline.</b><p>Advertising pioneer David Ogilvy once reported only 1 …

14 Apps Every Entrepreneur Needs in 2014

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are known to be the masters of efficiency, right? The secret? We don't do it alone. Besides having an amazing team to support our endeavor, we also utilize cutting edge apps to keep us on our A-game. (When you're heads down …

What to expect for Android in 2014 & beyond

In 2007, Android was revealed with an air of skepticism. It was marketed as an open standard which would take on Apple and iOS. Six years and nine sweet-related names later, Android is at the pinnacle of mobile technology and it’s only going to get better in 2014.<p>Wearables 2.0<p>Whether you prefer …

Google Glass

America's Wealth Is Staggeringly Concentrated in the Northeast Corridor

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Hands-On: With The Omega Seamaster Bullhead (Live Pics + Pricing)

The late 60s were an exciting time for Omega. The Constellation line was in full stride, the Speedmaster was heading into space, and the Seamaster …

Behind the Scenes at the GPHG Awards