Hector Sepulveda

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In Leadership, Introversion Is Underrated -- and Warren Buffett and Bill Gates Share How They Use It to Their Advantage.

Some of the world's most powerful leaders in business have thrived despite their not being born outgoing, chatty or comfortable in large groups.<p>4 min read<p>What do leaders like Bill Gates, Elon Musk and Warren Buffett have in common? Aside from being multibillionaires, media savvy and extremely …

Self-improvement

How long you need to do cardio to reap the benefits for your body and brain

A growing body of research suggests that when we commit to regular workouts that raise our heart rate and get us moving and sweating for a sustained period of time, magical things happen to our body and brain.<p>We think more clearly, feel better overall, and protect ourselves against some of the …

The Future of Learning: Personalized and Curiosity-led

Special Focus<p>Special Focus: Learning to Live and Work Together<p>The world faces an unprecedented confluence of disruption. Constant advances in …

​A Starter Kit for Instructional Designers

A 2016 report funded by the Gates Foundation found that in the U.S. alone, there are 13,000 instructional designers. Yet, when I graduated from …

Education Technology

8 Needs For Project-Based Learning In The 21st Century

The post 8 Needs For Project-Based Learning In The 21st Century appeared first on TeachThought. Project-Based Learning Terry Heick The Future Of …

Mindfulness: A Small Game Plan to Transforming Your Life Through 3 Minutes a Day

As the society conditioned us to be, we’re on an ‘autopilot’ every day, struggling to get up and hit the snooze button, getting ready with eyes half …

Mindfulness

The Neurochemistry Behind Our Meditation Practice | Aura: Best Mindfulness Meditation App for Stress and Anxiety

<i>By Kristy Arbon.</i> <i>Kristy is one of Aura’s meditation teachers. This article comes from one of the lectures in her HeartWorks Nourishing Practice</i></i> …

How Your Gut Bacteria May Be Thwarting Your Diet

As if changing dietary habits weren’t hard enough, it turns out there are other elements at play which slow things down: The microbes that live inside us. A new study in the journal <i>Cell Host & Microbe</i> offers some clues as to why it sometimes the body doesn’t seem to respond to changes in eating …

Holistic Medicine

A chemical imbalance in the brain could be causing people to exercise less

It’s the time of the year when a lot of us start setting exercise goals in hopes of shedding some extra weight. The sad fact is, most of us will fail to get moving as much as we want.<p>Why might that be? Researchers at the National Institutes for Health (NIH) wanted to find an answer. They turned to …

Neuroscience

Apple cider vinegar helps blood sugar, body fat, studies say

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as a cure-all for decades. I've seen claims that it can do everything from halt hiccups to whiten teeth, and even banish dandruff.<p>Whether or not it's capable of all those things, there is some solid research to back up apple cider vinegar as a healthy elixir, as …

Healthy Eating

A Future For Higher Education... That Works

Why would anyone want to be a student today? As David Birch pointed out recently, the average cost of tuition and fees at private national …

College Enrollment Drops 1.4% as Adults Head Back to Work

Push to get more people into school hits headwind of fewer high-school grads<p>Despite aggressive efforts nationwide to boost the number of people who attend college, enrollments declined this fall for the fifth straight year as better job prospects for older potential students and a stalled pipeline …

College & University

Getting Rich in Entrepreneurship Begins With Just Wanting to Help People

Entrepreneurs who focus on helping people never worry about not having customers.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You want a nice car. You want a nice house, and lots of money so you can do everything you want -- I get it. But those things aren’t going to make you …

Eating these 7 foods can help naturally raise testosterone levels, lower some cancer risks and burn belly fat

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Although often associated with men, the hormone testosterone is important to the health of both men and women. As you age the level of …

18 Best Foods That Promote Muscle Growth and Definition

<b>1. Wild-Caught Alaskan Salmon</b><p>Rich in high-quality protein and the anti-inflammatory omega-3 fats docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid …

It Matters What Time You Exercise: Muscles Have Circadian Rhythm

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>It’s long been suggested that nighttime workouts should be avoided, in large part because they could disrupt your sleep (although this …

9 Tools for More Organized Influencer Research

My eyes widen like crazy thinking about how long old school PR outreach must have taken. Hunkering down with a notebook, a landline phone (it …

Public Relations

Madonna's Kabbalah teacher: 'A big part is learning to be ordinary again... I've seen immense change in her'

Kabbalah. Hearing the word, three things generally spring to mind: Madonna, cult and those funny little red bracelets.<p>So when Marcus Weston, …

University opens without any teachers

<b>A university without any teachers has opened in California this month.</b><p>It's called 42 - the name taken from the answer to the meaning of life, from the science fiction series The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.<p>The US college, a branch of an institution in France with the same name, will train …

Pedagogy

4 Ways Your Brain Suffers When You Stop Running

Here’s why taking even a couple weeks off can make you feel like a weary, angry mess.<p>A growing gut isn’t the only bad thing that happens when you skip too many runs. “More brain cells are being activated when we exercise than when we’re doing anything else,” says John Ratey, M.D., an associate …

This company helps HSBC, Santander, and Visa decide on startups to partner with or invest in — here's what it looks for

The company claims to be the world's first ratings agency for startups. But unlike the global players it aspires to be, Early Metrics does not rate the credit-worthiness of businesses but instead looks at its growth potential, rating the business out of 100.<p>CEO and cofounder Antoine Baschiera told …

Remove THESE 6 Foods To Fight Inflammation!

Shares 37K<p>‘Chronic inflammation.’<p>It’s a phrase you see quite a bit around the internet. Like all buzzwords, it tends to lose its weight with frequent …

Nutrition

Designing Card-Based User Interfaces

Web and mobile apps are moving away from pages towards completely personalized experiences. These new experiences are built on an aggregation of many …

Web Design

Trying to Break Unhealthy Habits? There’s a Coach for That

Some research suggests wellness coaching can help people change behaviors—at least in the short term<p>Changing unhealthy habits is hard, doctors say. But with Americans suffering from chronic disease in epidemic proportions, a big push is under way to get more individuals to do just that.<p>Large …

Chronic Disease

5 Mental Habits That Will Make You Much Smarter, According to an MIT Neuroscientist

IQ is largely fixed, but intelligence depends on context and approach.<p>Give a person an IQ test in elementary school and again when he or she is a senior citizen and science suggests the score will remain largely unchanged. Which means, like it or not, our sheer mental horsepower is largely …

Stopping Regular Exercise for Just 10 days Shows Decline in Neural Blood Flow and Brain Health

One persistent question has echoed for decades in regards to exercise: how much? Current government guidelines suggest either 150 minutes of moderate …

The Scientifically Proven Way to Increase Brain Power | Inc.com

One of your most invaluable organs is cradled within your cranium and is made up of billions of neurons. The brain is the crucial conductor of your daily life.<p>We rely on our brains for everything from the simplest of tasks to the most complex navigation to success. Those people who develop superior …

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