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Why Malcolm Gladwell, Seth Godin, Google, and a Harvard Expert Say Colleges and Universities Are Broken

They aren't just complaining. They're offering alternatives.<p>Malcolm Gladwell couldn't be more clear in his podcast about a school ranked by some as the number one liberal arts college:<p>There's only one solution. If you're looking at liberal arts colleges, don't go to Bowdoin. Don't let your kids go …

Education

Eight novels to help you learn English

One of the worst things I find about learning a language is the fact that it is vitally important to read books in your target language. I love …

Are We Being Forced into Workplace Happiness?

It might be time to start rethinking how we prioritize happiness at work.<p>Wellness programs, free lunches, employee yoga. There's lots of ways companies try to create a sense of happiness and well-being for employees. In fact, many companies have large teams dedicated to it and spend millions of …

Happiness

Dream Career: How to Climb the Career Ladder

Feel like you’re plodding through life instead of soaring? Wish you could feel excited about your job? Fed up with being told what to do and want to …

8 Essential Morning Habits of Happy People, According to a Mindfulness Expert

The world often seems to be divided into two types of people. There are those that drag themselves out of bed in the morning and can’t speak before …

Mistakes That Make Your Employees Leave You

Bestselling author Ken Blanchard mentioned in his book, “Heart of a Leader”, that each person has different motivations for the work they do or to stay in a job they are in. Some are motivated by the financial reward, others by the work environment, still others by the relationships they have …

Employment
Wellness

HP Chromebook 13 Review: Yes, It Can Replace A MacBook, Windows 10 PC

HP Chromebook 13. (Credit: Hewlett-Packard.)<p>Hewlett-Packard’s Chromebook 13 is the best reason yet to consider an alternative to Mac and Windows.<p>Here’s the short version of my review: HP’s Chromebook can be your only laptop. That’s coming from a skeptic who has never strayed from the Windows PC and …

Laptops

The Bootstrapper’s Guide To Content Marketing for Startups

Content marketing is considered one of the most affordable ways to drive traffic and ultimately revenue to your startup. However, when you give it a …

Digital Marketing

Inside the Singapore government’s lab of the future

A sneak peek inside how Singapore is developing software to make citizens’ lives easier.

Amazon Web Services

Improve Your Résumé by Turning Bullet Points into Stories

You’re searching for a new job. Updating your LinkedIn profile and résumé. Describing your accomplishments in two- to three-line bullet points that start with powerful action verbs and end with quantifiable results.<p>You know the standard advice. But for the most part, recruiters aren’t calling. And …

If Millennials Want to Change the World, We Need to Participate in It

If millennials want to change the world, we need to participate in the political process.<p>One of the common themes of articles on millennials is that the generation wants to change the world. And, without a doubt, there has been a lot of change because of millennials.<p>Facebook, for example. Brought …

Innovation

How To Brainstorm Like A Googler

This is the deceptively simple, three-step process Google uses to come up with its most innovative ideas.<p>Here at Google, we don’t have a secret formula for innovation. But that doesn’t mean Googlers’ best ideas are ineffable mysteries. On the contrary, we’ve found they can be systematically coaxed …

Creativity

Millennials aren't happy with a type of office that startups love — and it's making them less productive

Companies go out of their way to woo workers with freebies and quirky spaces. Coffee and snacks are somewhat standard. Other businesses go bigger, with neon-orange slides that wind between floors or treehouses and ponds on sprawling campuses.<p>But a new survey asks whether those accommodations are …

The Workplace

Do Managers and Leaders Really Do Different Things?

Business people and business theorists love to draw distinctions between management and leadership. They tell us that “managers do things right; leaders do the right thing” and “management is administration, but leadership is innovation.”<p>Management, we seem to think, is what we <i>need</i> to do, but …

Innovation in Education: Giving Power to the Children

Education is a basic social right and arguably the foundation of modern society. It is, therefore, a domain where having outstanding results is incredibly important. While many still face the immediate challenge of having access to education--and this needs to be overcome--there is nevertheless a …

Education