Jana Schroeder

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3 Leadership Lessons Kendrick Lamar Reminded Me to Focus On in 2016

(Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for Power 105.1's Powerhouse 2015)<p>I have been reflecting on many of the posts I have been reading about what to focus on in 2016. I am not a "New Year's Resolutions" type of gal. Having said that, I am passionate about personal development and organizational improvement.<p>…

Rap & Hip-Hop

With 'Sophia,' A Forgotten Suffragette Is Back In The Headlines

We get so many books in the mail — hundreds every week — that we can't read them all, and sometimes all we can do with a book is say hey, that looks interesting, and file it away on the shelf.<p>That's what happened to Anita Anand's book <i>Sophia: Princess, Suffragette, Revolutionary,</i> which was …

Feminism

In The Classroom, Common Ground Can Transform GPAs

Many people have experienced the magic of a wonderful teacher, and we all know anecdotally that these instructors can change our lives. But what if a teacher and a student <i>don't</i> connect? How does that affect the education that child receives?<p>Is there a way to create a connection where there isn't …

Education

The 7 Principles Of The Future Employee

It’s safe to say that the employee of tomorrow is not the same person as the employee of yesterday. The five trends shaping the future of work helped make sure of that fact. A few weeks ago I also shared another visual called The Evolution of the Employee which compares employees of the past and …

The Unspoken Leadership Skill You Need to Survive | Inc.com

Recently, I attended the Inc. 5000 conference, where I conducted a session on skills for moving an agenda. To open, I asked the group if any of them had good ideas that they've successfully implemented. One colleague and entrepreneur from Texas told the story of having a great idea, but not having …

Leadership

Randy Weston interview: 'African music is for the world'

The great jazz pianist talks about racism, discovering Africa and the power of music to change lives<p>The power of positive thinking is something the great <b>jazz</b> pianist and composer Randy Weston has never had to learn. Now aged 88, he exudes a wise benevolence which sees the good side of everything. …

Park Ranger Saves Tennessee Mountain Music

Today you can find almost any obscure song or historical recording online, but that wasn’t always the case.<p>Traditional American music - bluegrass, …

The Technical Constraints That Made Abbey Road So Good

What modern recording artists can learn from the studio's early days<p>On a cool, English Sunday afternoon, there was a crowd loitering on the sidewalks of this wealthy London neighborhood called St. John’s Wood. Some people were waiting to use the zebra crosswalk made famous on the cover of The …

Two Simple, Scientific Approaches to Motivational Leadership

Whether you’re directing a small team or an entire company, you already know that one of the most persistent challenges of leadership is motivating people. You’ve probably experienced a host of universal frustrations: “Why do they lose steam when I’m not here? Why aren’t they pushing themselves …

Better Battery Life And Faster Charging: 11 Tricks For The iPhone 6

So you’ve bought your iPhone 6 and your wallet is looking depressingly slim, but now what? The iPhone 6, together with iOS 8.1, comes with a range of new features that you might yet not be aware of.<p><b>READ: iPhone 6: The 5 Best Reasons To Buy One</b><p>Did you know that you can share your location with …

Disrupting Ourselves: The Problem of Learning in Higher Education

Randy Bass (bassr@georgetown.edu) is Associate Provost and Executive Director of the Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship at Georgetown …

Wharton Professor Describes 'The Worst Thing You Can Do' In Your Career

But he's aiming a bit higher than the standard business school fare; Stew helps students — and the rest of us — better manage the interaction of four domains: work, home, community, and the private self.<p>Here's a typical soundbite:<p>Stew argues that simply trying to achieve "work/life balance" is not …

8 Things To Say To Help A Friend Prepare for Life After College

Graduating college is exciting. You did it! You’re a college grad! But let’s face it: it can also be daunting. For 16 years, you’ve done something—gone to school—and you’ve gotten really, really good at it. Now that’s finished, and you’re supposed to do something completely different--and succeed …

This Small Midwestern College Is Challenging Every Student To Ask Life's Big Questions

About 70 years ago, Nathan Pusey, the president of Lawrence University, noticed that other colleges across the country were introducing courses exploring great works of literature with an eye toward starting a big conversation -- a conversation that would get to the heart of life's big questions …

J: The sexiest letter

Although less than 1 percent of English words start with J, the consonant has some steamy connotations<p>Less than 1 percent of English words start with J, a minor letter with an odd shape and few other distinctions. Except when it comes to sex. Then J is jumping, one might even say jolly and …

The Kiss on The Cover.

"Are you guys comfortable kissing in front of the camera?"<p>"Sure, I mean, <i>we are</i> married." That's what I said out loud to the photographer who posed …

Crystal Bowersox to Play Patsy Cline on Broadway

Former 'American Idol' contestant lands lead role in musical<p>Crystal Bowersox has been tapped to play Patsy Cline in a new Broadway production of the …

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