Eva Lam

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These Kids Avoided A Potential Abduction After Using Three Words Their Mom Taught Them

Being forced to leave your children unsupervised in public is a nightmare scenario for any parent. As mum-of-four Jodie Norton recently found out, …

Are You Curious about Your Child and What They Know?

My son has a dyslexic “tendency”. It is “tendency” because some say “he has it” and others say “he does not”. I used to care a lot about the …

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Content Strategies for Customer Engagement

It has never been easier for brands and customers to interact and engage with one another.<p>This story originally appeared on Bizness Apps<p>The most fundamental modern-marketing skill is copywriting. Content marketing has, therefore, become a key business strategy in 2016 and will continue to be so in …

B2B marketers use social media more often but still do not see enough ROI, report states

A growing percentage of US business-to-business (B2B) marketers say they are using social media to promote their businesses with a recent poll …

Marketing

Collaborative Learning Club

Unless you are the Microsoft of your industry, chances are you will need to hunt for business. Many salespeople who are absolutely confident in front …

Five Ways to Compete Against Low-Price Competitors

All of us, at one time or another, are confronted with a low-cost or low-price competitor. The solution isn't to lower your prices and engage in a …

Four Tips From Pediatricians to Teach Kindness to Kids

Children are listening. During the election, messages of hate, fear and intolerance were propagated across different media and into communities. And …

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The One Thing You Don't Know You're Doing that Interferes with Relationships

Like my Dad, you may be petting the skunk without even realizing that's what you're doing.<p>It happens when you settle into a routine. Your …

MIT Unveils New Material That's Strongest and Lightest On Earth

Strong and Porous<p>For years, researchers have known that carbon, when arranged in a certain way, can be very strong. Case in point: graphene.<p>Graphene, …

How to Decorate a Bathroom Without Clutter

I think we can all agree that the bathroom can pose significant “decorating” challenges to the layperson. Would you agree? It’s typically such a …

9 Ways to Organize a Kitchen Without Many (or Any!) Cabinets

Let's be honest: tiny kitchens can be tough for a lot of reasons. Along with cramped countertops and puny appliances, a small cooking space often …

A New Study Explains How to Raise an Honest Kid

When it comes to morality, as research has shown, little kids don’t really do nuance — there’s right, and there’s wrong, and there’s not really space …

‘Romantic realism’: the seven rules to help you avoid divorce

The new year is peak time for breakups. But the emotional skills that help a relationship endure can be learned<p>We expect love to be the source of our greatest joys. But, in practice, it is one of the most reliable routes to misery. Few forms of suffering are ever as intense as those we experience …

End of fillings in sight as scientists find Alzheimer's drug makes teeth grow back

Fillings could be consigned to history after scientists discovered that a drug already trialled in Alzheimer's patients can encourage tooth regrowth and repair cavities.<p>Researchers at King's College London found that the drug Tideglusib stimulates the stem cells contained in the pulp of teeth so …

How Continuous Training Can Boost Your Sales Employees’ Performance By 50% [Infographic]

An effective business can leverage the best parts of people, process and technology. In the world of process, training is one of the most important …

An organizer’s strategies for 5 problem areas of the home

By Kendra Nichols<p>Organizing is always a popular topic around the new year, as people resolve to de-clutter, de-stress and generally start over with a clean slate. We asked Cris Sgrott-Wheedleton, owner and founder of Organizing Maniacs in Tysons Corner, to join the first Home Front online chat of …

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Want to Raise Successful Boys? Science Says Do This (but Their Schools Probably Won't)

Students--and especially boys--need hours of physical activity every day. They don't get enough because their schools won't let them.<p>This is a story about successful kids (especially boys), common sense, and research.<p>Most of us spend hours each day sitting at work. Science says it's killing us, and …

Why My Younger Colleagues Dream to Leave?

By <i>AsiaToday</i> reporter Lee Mi-hyun - "Nowadays, young people do not stay long on the job, and are impatient to move on, fewer believe in learning the ropes, taking time to develop skills on the job and working their way up."<p>This is the public remarks of Singaporean Deputy Prime Minister Tharman …

Introducing our new brand

New Year, New Brand.<p><i>Tony Hughes, CEO, Huthwaite Group of Companies</i><p>I am delighted to announce that Huthwaite International, a world leader in sales, …

Alibaba will sell you anything, including a spot on a container ship

You can now use Alibaba to book a trip at sea—not on the latest cruise, but aboard a shipping container leaving China. Reuters reports that the e-commerce giant is selling spaces on Maersk container ships to business customers through its OneTouch service.<p>The service reduces dependency on some …

City going cashless is no small change

Hong Kong prides itself on being up to date with the latest technology, and the ­government likes to call it a “smart city”, but to really embrace …

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Schools will teach 'soft skills' from 2017, but assessing them presents a challenge

When students go back to school in January 2017 there will be some significant changes to their timetables. As well as learning areas like English, …

Pedagogy

Common Ground with the European Union?

<b>EU 27's Brexit plans LEAKED: Shock report shows Brussels bigwigs will play hardball</b> – a Daily Express newspaper headline from today, 3rd January.<p>Oh …

Want Your Kids to Become Financially Secure Adults? Parents of Today's Wealthy Did This, Study Says

Do you believe that today's multimillionaires were born wealthy? Not so--they were taught to become wealthy.<p>What are the odds of a low-to-middle-class kid growing into a successful, wealthy adult? This may come as a surprise to those who believe that most wealthy people were born into money, but …

Doctors Have Discovered A New Organ In Your Body And It Could Save Your Life

The mesentery has been around for a long, long time. It was first classified by a British surgeon in 1885, but he thought it wasn’t found in adults, an opinion that stayed in medical textbooks for more than a century. But, it turns out, we not only all have a mesentery, it might be a crucial …

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The 7 Stages of Grief

• Shock and Denial : Shock is a natural way that our body protects us from pain. The disbelief of someone passing may be a way to avoid feeling the …

Startups Are Using Birds, Gas, and Guns to Take Down Unwanted Drones

A boom in consumer drone sales has spawned a counter-industry of start-ups aiming to stop drones flying where they shouldn’t, by disabling them or …

UK manufacturing growth unexpectedly hits 2-1/2-year high - PMI

LONDON (Reuters) - British manufacturing growth climbed to a two-and-a-half-year high last month, fuelled by new orders from both home and abroad and adding to signs the economy ended 2016 strongly, a survey showed on Tuesday.<p>Rolls Royce Trent XWB engines, designed specifically for the Airbus A350 …

Scientific papers have more impact if they’re ‘stories’

An analysis of more than 700 scientific papers on climate change suggests writing style can boost an article’s impact.<p>The researchers’ idea was that …