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Here's Einstein's Advice to His Son on How to Accelerate Learning | Inc.com

Geniuses might be distinguished by their ability to grasp incredible complexity, but that doesn't mean if you somehow managed to corner one the greatest minds in history for a chat you'd be perplexed by what they had to say. According to Nobel Laureate Richard Feynman, the true hallmark of genius …

In the AI Age, “Being Smart” Will Mean Something Completely Different

Andrew Ng has likened artificial intelligence (AI) to electricity in that it will be as transformative for us as electricity was for our ancestors. I can only guess that electricity was mystifying, scary, and even shocking to them — just as AI will be to many of us. Credible scientists and research …

50 Ideas

How Google Works: 50 Ideas By Eric Schmidt, Jonathan Rosenberg, Alan Eagle We are: Eric Schmidt, ex-CEO of Google, current Executive Chairman, …

5 Inspiring Lessons In Leadership From Simon Sinek

Simon Sinek inspires others to contribute to something greater than themselves. Here's 5 inspiring lessons in leadership to help you succeed.

Carol Dweck - A Study on Praise and Mindsets

Self-improvement

We need to start asking the right #questions for the #FOW, #passion, #culture, #purpose https://t.co/uA2FbXw5zX

school improvement - a portfolio of possibilities

The key components...<p>• the writeable surfaces need learners with their own technology to be able to capture rather than copy what is there. Then the …

Steve Jobs' widow is giving two L.A. teachers $10 million to start a school for homeless and foster youth

Instead of going to school, school will come to you.<p>That's the prize-winning idea behind RISE High, a proposed Los Angeles charter high school designed to serve homeless and foster children whose educations are frequently disrupted.<p>Los Angeles educators Kari Croft, 29, and Erin Whalen, 26, who came …

To master any skill, use the learning technique that scared Bruce Lee

Once a week, I crush my 13-year-old at tennis until she cries.<p>I feel I only have a one or two year window to do this. Then she will conquer and destroy and laugh at me. So give me my chance. Sometimes I hit the ball as hard as possible so she can’t run fast enough with her tiny legs. Other times I …

A happiness researcher has found that there are four keys to a fulfilling job

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What are some ways companies can increase happiness levels of employees, in order to boost performance?</i> <i>Answer by Raj Raghunathan, professor of marketing and happiness expert at UT Austin.</i><p>One way to answer this question is to first get an understanding of …

Happiness

Culture

Rutger Bregman's 'Utopia for Realists' Shows Us Why We Deserve Universal Basic Income

If you're looking for the blueprint for a better tomorrow, you'll find it in Rutger Bregman's <i>Utopia for Realists</i>. Its premise is simple: we should …

The Six Enemies of Greatness (and Happiness)

<b>The Six Enemies of Greatness (and Happiness)</b> <br>These six factors can erode the grandest of plans and the noblest of intentions. They can turn visionaries into paper-pushers and wide-eyed dreamers into shivering, weeping balls of regret. Beware!<p><b>1)</b> <b>Availability</b><p>We often settle for what’s available, and …

What teens resent: Classrooms controlled by students rather than teachers

When I ask adolescents what they dislike about school, they seldom mention testing or homework. A common and surprising answer: They resent classes …

Study shows boys outscore girls on reading tests if told the tests were a game. But boys scored significantly lower than girls when told the tests were assessments of their reading skills. The study was relatively small and involved children who were still learning how to read.

Can Boys Beat Girls in Reading?

Told reading tests are a game, boys score higher<p>A new study challenges the notion that girls are better at reading than boys.<p>The research, in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, showed that boys outscored girls on reading tests if they were told the tests were a game. But boys scored …

Over-led and Under-managed

Last night I coached a successful leader who turned an organization around. Now he wonders if he’s the one to solve the problems success has created. …

If Schools Don't Change, Robots Will Bring On a 'Permanent Underclass': Report

Soon, technical skills won't be enough.<p>Robots are taking all the jobs. But are we, the average, moderately skilled humans, screwed, or aren't we? Let me just get it out of the way now: We are, unless there are drastic, immediate changes to education and economic systems around the world.<p>The …

How Social Media is Reshaping Today's Education System

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are today’s students tweeting their way to better grades? More than nine out of 10 teenagers hold at least one social media account; Instagram, Snapchat, Tumblr, Vine, Twitter and Facebook rule the lives of most middle and high school …

Busy and distracted? Everybody has been, since at least 1710 – Frank Furedi

The rise of the internet and the widespread availability of digital technology has surrounded us with endless sources of distraction: texts, emails …

How to get your job application noticed every time

I love reading relationship advice on Reddit. Users on there ask some pretty interesting questions, and are very honest in their answers. They’re also mostly delusional. Check out this really interesting post I came across a little while ago:<p>Tons of guys say things like “I’m smart, nice, I make …