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Metacognition: Pupils and staff alike should learn how they think

These days, new ideas about “best practice” in the classroom are published every day. It is an indication that educators are increasingly taking …

Pedagogy

The Best Mentors Ask These 8 Questions

An essential part of being a good mentor is asking the right questions. Here’s a cheat sheet to get you started.<p>It’s hard to deny that good mentors are important. The best workplaces have formal programs to develop mentoring relationships. LinkedIn has even launched a feature to help you find one. …

Leadership

11 Secrets Of Irresistible People

Some people, regardless of what they lack—money, looks, or social connections—always radiate with energy and confidence. Even the most skeptical individuals find themselves enamored with these charming personalities.<p>These people are the life of every party. They’re the ones you turn to for help, …

Self-help

The Best Meditation Tips For People With Anxiety (From Someone With Anxiety)

<i>Sarah Wilson is a best-selling author, journalist, and entrepreneur who has spent years struggling with anxiety. In her new book,</i> First We Make the …

How do you change your mindset to be more positive?

<b>Excellent question!</b><p>There are so many reasons for not having a positive mindset. We fail at something, we don’t achieve what we set out to do, we …

10 habits of mentally strong people

Despite West Point Military Academy’s rigorous selection process, one in five students drop out by graduation day. A sizeable number leave the summer …

Self-improvement

10 Keeping-It-Realisms People Say That Mean Absolutely Nothing

I know a lot of creatives (and am one myself), so I’m no stranger to folks answering questions like “What’s been up?” with exciting but meaningless …

11 Seemingly Innocent Habits That Can Actually Make Someone A Toxic Person

For people who are struggling to maintain healthy relationships with their friends, family, and partners, it can help to look at any toxic …

Self-help

The Japanese concept that will help you wake up in the morning

Getting up in the morning is a massive struggle for so many people.<p>With eight out of ten people hitting the snooze button every day, according to …

The Characteristics of High Functioning Anxiety

High functioning anxiety is not a recognized mental health diagnosis. Rather, it's evolved as a catch-all term that refers to people who live with …

Self-help

This Simple Chart Explains How To Be Happier, So Save It To Your Desktop

Attention all: The key to absolute happiness has been uncovered and — surprise! — it’s on the internet (sort of). No, the key cannot be found on …

99+ Photos That Will Show You The Cultures of the World

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their people from different cultures photos in the Cultures Of The World Photo contest with chances to …

The Best Modern Philosophy Books

<b>We’ve now explored both the most important philosophy books as well as the best philosophy books for beginners, however – naturally these lists are</b> …

University of British Columbia

The Chrome Extensions We Can't Live Without

Nearly two-thirds of internet users turn to Chrome for their browsing needs, but far fewer take full advantage of its available extensions, the …

Google

Roger Federer Just Won His 20th Major. Here's the One Thing He Changed to Make it All Possible

Federer won yet another Australian Open. However, without making the change he did, he may not have won a single major title.<p>Roger Federer cruised to his 20th major title win adding yet another Australian Open to his impressive resume by beating a resurgent Marin Cilic on Sunday in Melbourne in …

Tennis

Behavioral economics has a plan to fight poverty—and it’s all about redesigning the “cockpit”

Dr. Bryan Bledsoe was just trying to keep up. The ER at the small rural hospital was always packed and the top brass had urged him to move patients through more quickly, so when a woman in her sixties came in complaining of head and neck pain, he briskly examined her, hustled her off for an x-ray, …

College & University

This site lists all the countries you can travel to without a visa

Itching to go on vacation, but don’t know where? One way to narrow down your choice of destination is to figure out which places are easy to travel to – and this new site can help.<p>Tell VisaDB where you’re from and it’ll list all the countries you can travel to without having to apply for a visa. It …

Travel

After 10 years as a financial planner, I've realized almost everyone gets the same thing wrong about money

That's probably because, as a financial planner in New York City, I get to see behind the curtain of people's finances all the time.<p>After nearly 10 years working with some of the brightest people in this city — from social workers to lawyers to Wall Street pros — I've realized almost everyone gets …

How to stay afloat when your workplace is toxic

Every day, you walk into work expecting the worst. Your once-dream job is a nightmare.<p>Maybe it’s because your boss is a jerk, incompetent (or both). …

Self-help

I retired at 37 as a self-made millionaire — here's my best investing advice for your 20s, 30s, and 40s

Investing in too many things at once could destroy your wealth. Courtesy of Chris Reining <i>Chris Reining worked as cyber security programmer in the Midwest before retiring as a millionaire at age 37. The following was recently published under the "Ask Chris" column on his website.</i><p>Today's question …

11 things to give up if you want to be a millionaire

According to self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, almost anyone has what it takes to become a millionaire.<p>"Like most things in life, becoming good at …

Self-improvement

Mark Zuckerberg-backed edutech startup is now a Harvard case study

Education technology startup Byju's, backed by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), is now a Harvard case study.<p>It is only the fourth Indian startup …

Facebook Now Has an Almost Advertising-Only Business Model

Facebook’s growth into a digital advertising power is showing a flip side: The social network is more dependent than ever on the cyclical ad market, …

These are the best books ever, according to the Goodreads community

We’re always on the hunt for new books to add to our reading lists. That’s why we use Goodreads. It’s one of the easiest ways to find new titles and …

Researchers Might Have Just Figured Out Why Deep Breaths Work

While we associate the term ‘breath’ with an autonomic function of our body—how often do you consciously tell yourself to breathe?—our ancestors …

Mindfulness

America's Best Data Wrangler, Jeff Bezos, Shares 5 Fascinating Ideas

Jeff Bezos has done it again. In his annual shareholders’ letter, Amazon’s founder and CEO pulls the curtain back on the way he runs a $135 billion enterprise – sharing a provocative take on the data revolution that might be relevant for your business, too.<p>Much like fellow billionaire Warren …

Apple seeking ‘more than 20%’ stake in Toshiba’s chip business alongside Foxconn’s investment

Following earlier confusion about whether Apple or Foxconn was bidding for a stake in Toshiba’s chip-making division, it appears that the answer could be ‘both.’ <i>Reuters</i> cites a report by public broadcaster NHK that Apple would be making its own bid alongside the existing Foxconn one.<p>Apple is …

10 ways smart people stay calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with …

Here's How Amazon's Jeff Bezos Makes Great Decisions, Super Fast

"High velocity, high quality" decisions are possible even at a massive company.<p>Amazon is a remarkable company. It's no surprise that it was built by a remarkable mind.<p>The brilliance, philosophy, and quirks of founder and CEO Jeff Bezos are deeply baked into Amazon, which is what makes his …

Jeff Bezos

The recipe for happiness and success? Try compassion

<b>(CNN) —</b> Looking for a way to be happier? Are you seeking deeper connections with friends or looking for more friends? Want to relate better to your co-workers?<p>Try a little compassion.<p>Compassion, as one scholar describes it, is "experiencing feelings of loving kindness toward another person's …

Mindfulness