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The Miracle Manager -- Why True Leaders Rarely Make Great Managers

I’ll be frank with you: I am much better at leading than managing. How did I find this out? I was the top sales person in an international investment firm—the “leader” in selling. Because of this, they decided to make me a manager, the Vice President of Sales and Marketing. I had attributes of a …

Reflective Learning as the New Normal

The quest to improve pedagogy, and in turn learner outcomes, is a focus of many schools. We toil away at chasing the next big innovative idea, trend, …

10 Reasons Why I'm Selling All of My Apple Stock

This Fool thinks it is finally time to cash out on one of his biggest winners of all time.<p>I've been an <b>Apple</b> (NASDAQ:AAPL) fanboy for nearly two …

How Can Reading Conferences Work in Math?

I don’t even know if one-on-one math conferences are a thing. I’m “new” to the math instruction field – having taught high school Algebra 2 and …

Project Based Learning Made Simple: 100 Classroom-Ready Activities that Inspires Curiosity, Problem Solving and Self-Guided Discovery for Third, Fourth and Fifth Grade Students

The Pedagogy of Digital Discussion

I wasn’t an overly confident student when it came to engaging in open conversations during class. If one of my teachers posed a question, I only …

These 4 Hot Nasdaq Stocks Blasted To New All-Time Highs Last Week

They made higher all-time highs last week even though the NASDAQ Composite Index did not quite make it that far.<p>These stocks continued to show powerful up moves — I’ve selected four of the lesser known names since large capitalization media favorites like Amazon and Apple are widely reported. These …

According to Harvard, This 1 Leadership Trait Separates Exceptional Leaders From the Rest

Better team collaboration, stronger employee commitment, and lower staff turnover are possible, if you can lead with compassion.<p>When researchers Rasmus Hougaard and Jacqueline Carter looked at the factors that separated exceptional leaders from the pack, one trait stood out above the rest: …

The Beginner's Guide to Index Funds

Everything you need to know to start investing in index funds.<p>In Warren Buffett's 2016 letter to <b>Berkshire Hathaway</b> shareholders he wrote, "If a …

The 8 most in-demand job skills for 2018 and the online courses you can take to learn them

We live in a technological age — and there is no going back. For anyone looking to get ahead in their career, mastering certain skills is absolutely …

What Job Skill Is Most Lacking in the U.S.? LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner Has a Surprising Answer

American employees are lacking (sort of) one surprising skill. Here are some keys to moving it to the strength side of the ledger.<p>LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner just appeared on CNBC's <i>Squawk Box</i> to reveal surprising new research about the state of job skills in the U.S. He talked about gaps in computer …

Here's Why Killing Yourself With Cardio is the Wrong Way to Get in Shape

Want to look better? Forget about the gym.<p>If getting in better shape is something you'd like to do, know this: You'll make more of a dent watching what you eat as opposed to trying to burn calories doing cardio. It's because a person burns roughly 100 calories running one mile, and since you need …

7 things I do outside work that double my productivity

So you’ve put aside 60 minutes to do something meaningful. Now the next question is: What are you going to do?<p>4. Pick a hobby<p>Having a passion is …

Success

PBL Is Not Just For Talented and Gifted Students | Blog | Project Based Learning

December 4, 2017<br>PBL Is Not Just For Talented and Gifted Students<p>I had the opportunity to sit in on a PBL breakout session recently at an education …

Pedagogy

3 Things to Know About Procter & Gamble's New Dividend

The consumer goods titan just announced its biggest payout hike in years.<p><b>Procter & Gamble</b> (NYSE:PG) recently announced an increase to its annual …

Investing

6 Things Bad Bosses Always Fear (but Great Leaders Always Do)

It could mean the difference between success and failure.<p>Peter Drucker famously said: "Culture eats strategy for breakfast."<p>The quote was actually attributed to him and made famous in 2006 by Mark Fields, chief executive at Ford. Twelve years later, it's corporate-speak for purpose-led and …

Leadership

The Non-Techie's Guide to Investing in Tech Stocks

Tech stocks often offer investors the best rewards, but they can also be some of the hardest to keep on top of.<p>Some of the largest gains realized by …

Investing

Huawei MateBook X Pro is a MacBook Pro copy that's better than the original

Huawei has finally done it. With the MateBook X Pro, the company has created a laptop that's a shameless copy of Apple's 13-inch MacBook Pro, but …

7 clever ways to use that USB drive again

Thumb drives used to be so cool. They came in every shape and material, from little plastic rectangles to rubber wristbands, novelty animals, and pens sporting a built-in USB-drive. We used to marvel at the data they contained, easily dragged and dropped into a special icon. They were simple and …

Virginia Coach Tony Bennett's Postgame Interview Is a Powerful Lesson in Leadership

Following the biggest upset in NCAA history, Bennett showed us emotional intelligence at its finest.<p>This was supposed to be a great month for me. The NCAA college basketball tournament was upon us, and my hometown team, the Virginia Cavaliers, were ranked No. 1 in the nation--the favorites to win …

Edward Snowden: Facebook is a surveillance company rebranded as 'social media'

<b>This story was updated at 10:37 p.m.</b><p>Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden ripped Facebook in a tweet Saturday after the social …

What it Means to Be a True Leader

What is true leadership? Many times, when you come across the word leader you see the word follower aligned in some way. Leadership is not about …

1 Interview Question That Reveals the Right Job Candidate, Regardless of Intelligence or Experience

You should always aim the bar high for hiring your knowledge workers. This question will tell you who they really are.<p>Billionaire Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, once gave sound hiring advice:<p>You're looking for three things, generally, in a person: intelligence, energy, and …

McDonald's Has A Massive New Problem That Could Ruin Everything the Company Is Trying To Do

Why didn't management see this coming?<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>When you know you have to change so much in your company, it's easy to forget some of the consequences.<p>You race to implement this and that and don't …

Bye-Bye, Heroic Leadership. Here Comes Shared Leadership

<b>Fletcher And Käufer On Post-Heroic Leadership</b><p>This blog series presents big ideas by bold thinkers that help us imagine organizational change in new ways. This post inquires into the leadership style that is best suited for promoting inclusive and continuous organizational change.<p><b>Heroic …

Leadership

How to be a game-changing leader

5 ways to create a purposeful, principled organization.<p>By Kara Baskin | February 20, 2018<p>Good leaders create companies that are purpose-driven and …

Flipboard

Four 6% Yielders That Will Beat The Market For Years

Most of your friends are going to struggle to make <i>any</i> money in U.S. stocks for the next five to seven years. They’re battling not one, not two, but <i>three</i> major headwinds:<p>Low yields,<br>• High valuations, and<br>• Rising interest rates.<p>Historically, half of the stock market’s returns (or more, depending on the …

Improve Your Finances With This Warren Buffett Wisdom

One of the richest men in the world has long offered great advice that can help us be financially healthier.<p>If only there were a caped hero who would …

Retirement

Want To Be A Rich Millennial? Here Are 5 Strategies To Save More Money

Wealth is a habit.<p>There are two kinds of Millennials.<p>The first saves <i>a lot</i>. According to CNBC and a recent study by Bank of America, 1 in 6 Millennials (ages 23-37) has $100,000 or more in their savings account.<p>The second, well, doesn't save so much. Last year, CNBC reported that 67% of "young …