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Our schools will get rid of AP courses. Here’s why.

By Eight Heads of Washington-Area Private Schools<p>In an era when the quality and nature of American secondary school education are subjects of vigorous debate, it is time to rethink our curricula. Together, we lead eight Washington-area independent schools, and we have been meeting regularly over …

Opinion

10 Tips That Make Complex Leadership Ideas Really Simple

Leadership is a choice--and if you choose to rise to the occasion, you'll need to approach it thoughtfully and intentionally.<p>Like many Inc.com columnists, I am a consultant and business author. I've written five books over the past 25 years and am proud of all of them. My latest, It's Good To Be …

The dramatically different morning routines of Americans at every income level

From the moment they wake up, middle-class, rich, and low-income Americans go about their mornings in different ways.<p>A poll from MSN surveyed Americans on their morning routines. It then used machine learning and big data, such as the census, to model how a representative sample of the US would …

Income Inequality

The Perils Of Pushing Kids Too Hard, And How Parents Can Learn To Back Off

On New Year's Eve, back in 2012, Savannah Eason retreated into her bedroom and picked up a pair of scissors.<p>"I was holding them up to my palm as if to cut myself," she says. "Clearly what was happening was I needed someone to do something."<p>Her dad managed to wrestle the scissors from her hands, but …

Standardized Testing

Managing an Employee with a Bad Attitude? Just Focus on What This Person Does.

An employee who complains is tolerable if you set guidelines for what is acceptable behavior.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I teach leadership programs all over the country, and one of the most significant questions I get from leaders and managers in my programs is how …

What Predicts College Completion? High School GPA Beats SAT Score

One of the most pressing problems in American higher education is the high college dropout rate. Spending time in college without a degree to show for it means students will lose opportunities to work or cultivate skills elsewhere. College dropouts are also far more likely than graduates to default …

College & University

Five tips to help you stick to a long-term weight-loss strategy

According to Women’s Health magazine, close to 80 per cent of women say they would feel better about themselves if they could lose a few pounds.Not …

How Many Calories Are Burned While Doing Leg Squats?

Leg squats work out your buttocks, thighs, calves, hamstrings and lower back. They also involve the core as a stabilizer. This efficiency makes them …

Fitness is not about going to the gym, it’s a lifestyle

Unlike in the west, where millennials are driving the active living trend, in India it is the older demographic who are most committed to their …

I Tried Eating Oatmeal Everyday & Here's What Happened To My Body

I Tried Eating Oatmeal Every Day & Here's What Happened To My Body<p>Heart health isn't the only benefit of oatmeal.<p>June 10, 2018<p>Ever since I got to …

Lead The Secret to Becoming an Impactful Influencer - Lolly Daskal | Leadership

Being an influencer means you’ve discovered how to impact others. It means you help lead people to new frontiers, shape their way of thinking, and …

Leadership

How Do I Fix An Employee Who Absolutely Refuses To Listen To My Feedback?

My research has found that 88% of employees say they would want to hear the truth if their job performance was poor. And yet, how many people do you know who actually embrace, and take to heart, tough, pointed, truthful feedback? Very few, I’ll bet.<p>And it’s not just employees; bosses are also very …

Employment

Nutritionists Say Drinking Your Coffee at These Times Will Help Burn Fat

Could drinking coffee help with weight loss? We’ve been mulling over this question and decided to take it to the experts to find the answer. To jump …

WorkLife with Adam Grant by TED Talks on Apple Podcasts

Here are the bedtimes of some of the world’s most successful people.

We often hear that sleep is the key to success, where under sleeping can cause serious cognitive and functional issues. To see just how much sleep is …

These 9 Qualities Are the Essence of Truly Great Leadership (Which Ones Do You Have?)

The world's truly great leaders embrace these powerfully essential qualities every day of the week.<p>Most of the bosses we have during the course of our careers are just okay -- good but not great. However, every once in a while, we'll have the privilege of working for someone who is a truly great …

How to Nurture Empathy in Kids—and Why It's So Important

There are many reasons why parents should consider teaching empathy and nurturing emotional intelligence in their kids. In basic terms, empathy is …

7 Smart Habits of Bosses That Show Emotional Intelligence

They make room daily for laughter and joy, and aren't afraid of expressing frustration, uncertainty or sadness. In short, they're human.<p>The best boss I've ever worked for did what any good leader with a high degree of emotional intelligence (EQ) does: He invested in my development. In short, he set …

Want to Be a Great Boss? Do These 7 Things Every Day

If you want your people to be great, then be sure to be a great boss. Here's how.<p>Leadership fads come and go -- entire industries are built on them -- but some fundamental principles of good leadership remain constant no matter what.<p>The fundamental values of good leadership determine just how …

Purdue is trying to upend the traditional high school model. Here’s what it looks like

All it takes to know that Purdue Polytechnic High School is doing something different is a walk through the campus in the basement of a technology …

Want to cultivate stronger, deeper, more loyal relationships? Here’s what you need to do

Over the past decade, I’ve met or interviewed countless executives, managers, and entrepreneurs. Many of these people built careers and businesses …

Mr. Rogers Had a Simple Set of Rules for Talking to Children

The TV legend possessed an extraordinary understanding of how kids make sense of language.<p>For the millions of adults who grew up watching him on public television, Fred Rogers represents the most important human values: respect, compassion, kindness, integrity, humility. On <i>Mister Rogers’</i> …

Jeff Bezos Banned PowerPoint in Meetings. His Replacement Is Brilliant

Narrative memos have replaced PowerPoint presentations at Amazon. Here are 3 reasons why.<p>In his 2018 annual letter, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos repeated his rule that PowerPoint is banned in executive meetings. What Bezos replaced it with provides even more valuable insight for entrepreneurs …

The reading brain (why your brain needs you to read every day)

Reading puts your brain to work.<p>Reading is to the mind what exercise is to your body.<p>It gives us freedom to roam the expanse of space, time, history, …

Humanity

Why Teens Should Understand Their Own Brains (And Why Their Teachers Should, Too!)

A teenage brain is a fascinating, still-changing place. There's a lot going on: social awareness, risk-taking, peer pressure; all are heightened during this period.<p>Until relatively recently, it was thought that the brain was only actively developing during childhood, but in the last two decades, …

Teens

8 Books Every Manager Should Read to Become a Better Leader

There's a worthwhile book out there for whatever you need to move forward on your leadership journey.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It is okay to admit that managing other people is challenging. It requires monitoring multiple emotional energies, personalities and …

Employment

Her Birth Mom Is Having a Baby. What Should We Anticipate?

<b>Question</b>: We adopted our daughter 8 years ago. We have an open relationship with her birth mom, Jane, and visit a couple of times a year. Birth dad …

Parenting

Sleepy Students Don’t Even Lift

7 Ways to Help an Angry Child

It's tough to know how to help an angry child. But some children—despite their small size—seem to have an endless supply of anger buried inside …

Why Is It so Hard to Teach K-12 Educators How to Personalize Learning?

As a long-time music teacher and instructional technology coach, modeling has been key to my work for over a decade. The concept of gradual release …