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The 9 Steps That Will Help You Learn Anything

Learning new things while maintaining your role as a leader, visionary, and committed worker is challenging, but not impossible.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, you’ll be doing a lot of learning -- if you want to be successful, that is. …

Self-improvement

'Get Sh*t Done' Is This Company's Rallying Cry. Here's Why It Should Be Yours, Too.

As leader, you need to walk the line between aggressive driver of work and supportive coach. Here's how to do that.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Hard work. Determination. Grit. Stamina. Drive. No doubt you’ve been taught that cultivating these virtues leads …

Leadership

Read The Letter Barack Obama Left Donald Trump Upon Leaving Office

"Congratulations on a remarkable run."<p>Upon leaving office, former President Barack Obama left his successor President Donald Trump a letter that he left on the Resolute Desk in the Oval Office.<p>Trump vowed to cherish what he called the “beautiful letter” during a swearing-in ceremony for several top …

Want Your Kids to Succeed in School and Life? Science Says to Instill This 1 Thing Above All Else

The science is out of UPenn and Stanford; the wisdom is timeless.<p>When Angela Lee Duckworth was a young teacher in New York, she became obsessed with something seemingly simple yet remarkably hard to predict: why did some students "succeed" (learn the material and perform well), while others didn't? …

Self-improvement

Critical thinking: how to help your students become better learners

Want your class to make the most out of learning opportunities? Try focusing not just on the task itself, but how they approach it<p>Encouraging students to build awareness, understanding and control of their thought processes – also known as metacognition – has been identified by the Education …

Pedagogy

Could 'Habit Stacking' Be The Key To Better Results?

How can small changes get you big results in your career, health, and relationships?<p><i>Watch on Forbes:</i><p>We are all creatures of habit, whether we acknowledge it or not. Every morning is filled with habits we have routinely kept for years, from brushing teeth to making coffee. The difficult part is when …

Productivity

Why Do Employees Quit on Their Bosses? Because They Never Get Asked These Important Questions

According to Gallup research, these questions may be the key to stopping your best people from leaving.<p>For nearly five decades now, ever since Robert K. Greenleaf wrote his seminal essay "The Servant as Leader," leadership thinkers have attempted to replicate, rehash, and reinterpret the concepts …

Employee Engagement

When Dad’s the president — a look inside Ivanka Trump’s complicated world

Ivanka Trump’s office: clean, white, quiet. A zone of punctual start times and promptly offered water bottles, and a conference table at which she conducts meetings. A short, winding walk away from her father’s Oval Office downstairs.<p>She does not necessarily appreciate daily schedules. Neither does …

This is the hardest workout move you’ve never tried

Here’s a fun fall fitness goal for you: learn to “gallop.”<p>It’s a term you’ve probably never heard before in a workout context, since the unique …

Top Tips, Tools and Techniques for Easy Formative Assessment

<i>a Talk with Tony Vincent</i>From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on TwitterA secret to great teaching is to understand …

Where Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump stand on foreign policy

On Tuesday, November 8, Americans will go to the polls and elect the next president.<p>Both parties, Republican and Democrat, will make their cases to voters in the coming weeks.<p>Some of the most daunting tasks facing the next president come in the realm of foreign policy. America's relationship to the …

Shanghai Restaurant Forced to Shut Down the Day After Receiving First Michelin-Star

Michelin’s first-ever mainland China guide for Shanghai was released this week awarding the coveted stars to 26 area restaurants. Alas, the count is now down to 25. As the <i>South China Morning Post</i> reports, <b>Taian Table</b>, which served 10 and 14-course tasting menus, was shut down a day after receiving …

How physical exercise makes your brain work better

Research shows different activities have quite specific mental effects – here’s how moving your body could sharpen your ideas<p>The brain is often described as being “like a muscle”. It’s a comparison that props up the brain training industry and keeps school children hunched over desks. We judge …

The Brain

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Mornings are an underutilized tool to aid productivity.<p>Let me explain.<p>We’re often at our peak in the mornings. This is why Mark McGuinness suggests …

Time Management

School librarians invited to apply for $5,000 humanities programming prize

CHICAGO — School libraries are invited to apply for a $5,000 award recognizing outstanding humanities programming in kindergarten through eighth …

Landscapes of 9/11

As countless lenses were pointed in every direction throughout New York City following the 9/11 attacks, photographer Jonathan C. Hyman had a …

Forget Business School--Just Watch These 10 TED Talks

You can emerge as an effective trailblazer in your office by being true to yourself and constantly learning. Start by watching these short lectures and embodying their lessons.<p>In today's business world, leaders are emerging at all ranks. The role of the leader is not exclusive to executive-level …

Self-improvement

10 Things Unsuccessful People Never Stop Doing

It's pretty simple, really. If you want to achieve great success, don't let these bad habits get in your way.<p>First we tackled the daily habits of really successful people. Next we took a look at the opposite side of that coin--the habits of ridiculously <i>unsuccessful</i> people.<p>Then we asked readers to …

personaldevelopment

Here's what you need to earn to be in the top 1% in 13 major US cities

The top 1% alone owns a shockingly large portion of the country's wealth: about 40%.<p>To see how you stack up against the wealthiest of the wealthy, The New York Times created an interactive tool that allows you to enter your household income and compare your earnings across 344 zones throughout the …

The top ten most unexpected words added to the online Oxford dictionary

Awesomesauce, Grexit and manspreading have all made the cut<p>The online Oxford dictionary has added 1,000 new words to its database.<p>The latest additions have been announced, highlighting the things British people have been talking about in the summer of 2015, such as inconsiderate commuters, …

Language

10 popular grammar myths debunked by a Harvard linguist

It's why many teachers ingrain in their students a combination of white lies and formal habits that are meant to keep their writing focused but aren't actually based on rules of the English language.<p>As the students grow into adults, these habits result in plenty of incorrectly worded but …

The 50 best colleges where students earn high starting salaries

The list ranks colleges by median starting salary, average SAT score, and a survey that asked more than 1,000 Business Insider readers to choose the colleges that best prepare their students for success after graduation. Read our full methodology here.<p>We reranked the schools by pay here to find the …

Motivating the Unmotivated

In his book <i>Dropping Out</i>, Russell Rumberger lays out the societal consequences, including:<p>. . . poor academic performance in middle school and even …

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make You Smarter

Guest Writer<p>Entrepreneur & Consultant<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For a long time, it was believed that people are born with a given level of intelligence and the best we could do in life was to live up to our potential. Scientists have now proven that we can …

The Brain

5 Parenting Lessons That Will Make You a Better Leader

Being a great leader is a lot like being a parent to smart, capable adults.<p>I have been a parent for approximately 11 days, so I am clearly not an expert in this field. This is the ultimate learn-as-you-go job, where something that worked one day may or may not work the next. What seems logical and …

Parenting

Teachers Who Tweet

There are 3 million teachers in the United States, and they do almost all of their work on their own—teaching students, preparing lessons, solving …

9 free things rich people do that make them more successful

Sure you have.<p>A great idea, motivation, persistence, and a little luck helps, but most successful people share certain habits.<p>Here are nine habits that have helped place them on the top:<p>Ray Dalio, the founder of Bridgewater Associates, told The Huffington Post in 2013 that "Meditation, more than …