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How to Give Great Presentations… When You’re Not There

Chances are, you’re probably emailing your proposals, executive summaries, or strategy reviews much more often than presenting them live. And if …

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How to Give a Stellar Presentation

Speaking in front of a group — no matter how big or small — can be stressful. Preparation is key, of course, whether it’s your first or your hundredth time. From preparing your slides to wrapping up your talk, what should you do to give a presentation that people will remember?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> …

This 10 Minute TED Talk by Bill Gates Will Teach You Everything You Need to Know About Presenting

How do you give a great presentation? Here are 10 tips from Bill Gates in action.<p>With a net worth of $80 billion, Bill Gates happens to be the richest man on the planet. More than that, though, many are drawn to Gates and his ideas due to his everyday demeanor and down-to-earth presentation …

11 Ways Finland’s Education System Shows Us that “Less is More”.

So, what is the difference? If the instruction in secondary mathematics is the same or sometimes worse than those found in the US, why are Finnish …

11 Vital Books for First-Time Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From 2011 to 2013, I read 197 books. I read about history, physics, science, health, world travel, space exploration, the ocean, fitness and mathematics. I read bestsellers, classics and unknown authors. However, the underlying foundation …

Self-improvement

How to teach our children the art of happiness

By Lauren Knight<p>When I think about what I want for my children as they grow up, I think of the kind of people I’d like them to become: Adults who are kind, thoughtful and grateful, who laugh often and find passion in life. I hope they surround themselves with whatever brings them joy, that they …

INFOGRAPHIC: 25 Ways to Unleash Your Creativity

Want to expand your creative capacity and generate more novel ideas? Take a peek at the strategies researchers have found to jumpstart your …

The real reason why poor kids perform worse in school – and in life

By Elizabeth Caucutt<p>Research has shown that children of poorer parents display substantially worse math and reading skills by the time they start grade school. Other studies have revealed that these wide gaps in pre-school skills persist into adulthood and help explain low educational attainment …

Labor Economics

Why kids lose interest in reading as they get older

By Valerie Strauss<p>Valerie Strauss<p>Reporter covering education, foreign affairs<p>Email Bio Follow<p>This is the third of five posts I am publishing this week by cognitive scientist Daniel Willingham, all dedicated to reading and based on his new book, “Raising Kids Who Read: What Parents and Teachers Can …

7 Hand Gestures That Make You Look Like a Real Intellectual

You've definitely seen it at some point. Maybe it was in a lecture in college. Maybe it was in a TED talk you watched recently. Someone is trying to …

How to teach students not to do everything they are told

By Valerie Strauss<p>Valerie Strauss<p>Reporter covering education, foreign affairs<p>Email Bio Follow<p>It is commonly said that today’s children are spoiled and self-entitled because their parents are overly protective (while at the same, somehow, too lenient). This common wisdom has been repeatedly …

There is a right way to talk to your kids about money

By Pushpa Wood<p>Being a parent presents us with daily challenges, including decisions about what things to expose our children to. One of the questions I am constantly asked by parents is what should they teach their children about money, and at what age.<p>Talking about money is no different from …

Personal Finance

How to Parent Like a German

The first time I went to a playground in Berlin, I freaked. All the German parents were huddled together, drinking coffee, not paying attention to …

Please hush, little baby

By Kristen Oganowski<p>The night was like many others. I sat huddled in bed with my sleepless two-year-old. He was snuggled against my body, his face reflecting the glow of my e-reader screen. He held my head between his hands, my chin resting in the fleshy cup of his palms. He ran his fingers along …

10 Inspirational Books that Have Changed My Life

Language changes over time; words and phrases come and go. In many cases, there is a good reason for words leaving our vocabulary.<p>I am certainly …

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How Not to Raise Your Kids

I want to share a few parenting tips that have saved my husband and I from added stress, anger, jealousy and feelings of failure as new parents.<p>We all know no two households are the same and no single parenting style is better than the other, but I see so many opinions and judgment within this new …

Motherhood

Under pressure? Give your child a break, says head

Anxious parents are “dervishes” about their children’s education and should be more detached to allow them to develop naturally<p>Anxious parents are “dervishes” about their children’s education and should be more detached to allow them to develop naturally, a leading headteacher says.<p>Peter Tait, …

Kindergarteners Who Share iPads May Perform Better: Study

Students perform better if they share an iPad with another student as opposed to having one all to themselves, according to a new study.<p>Though …

How to Read More: The Simple System I’m Using to Read 30+ Books Per Year

You go to the gym to train your muscles. You run outside or go for hikes to train your endurance. Or, maybe you do neither of those, but still wish …

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• Pinterest<p>If your child is unmotivated to learn despite having an enthusiastic teacher or nurturing parents who encourage school success, there may be another factor to consider.<p>New research from Ohio State University suggests that a child's willingness to learn can be inherited through genetics. …

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10 ways to help your child be a good conversationalist

By Sarah Hamaker<p>From the time our children are born, we have been told how important it is to talk to and with them. But no one told us how hard that would be in reality. On the one hand, we love their enthusiasm for the things that capture their interest, but for the love of Pete, we can’t take …

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• Pinterest<p>In hopes of preventing childhood obesity, researchers are collecting data to pinpoint every potential reason why children are becoming overweight.<p>The latest study from the University of Houston focuses on family stressors and if they're linked with children become obese by the time they're …

Teens

20 Reasons Why Having Young Parents Can Add Meaning To Your Life

Thuy Yau<p>Read full profile<p>For most people, becoming a parent is a life-changing experience. No matter who you are and how old you are, it’s a …

How To Use Games To Teach Your Children Valuable Money Lessons

While the media is full of advice on how to build wealth to leave an inheritance for children, there is much less information available for parents on how to teach kids about money management. Yet when respondents to the National Federation of Credit Counseling’s 2014 Consumer Financial Literacy …

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From Homer To J.K. Rowling: The World’s Greatest Storytellers, Visualized

“Storytelling” has become a buzzword in boardrooms of late–the term has come to refer to a branding strategy as companies seek to use compelling narratives to captivate consumers. But before it became an overused bit of business jargon, storytelling was the job of authors, poets, playwrights, and …

How to Learn: Lewis Carroll’s Four Rules for Digesting Information and Mastering the Art of Reading

Long before he met the real-life little girl who inspired him to write <i>Alice in Wonderland</i> under the pseudonym <b>Lewis Carroll</b>, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson was a prominent mathematician and logician. In addition to his scientific bend and his love of language, Carroll also had strong convictions about …