Junyong Chong

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7 books to make your teaching more memorable

Memory underpins learning. And yet, as a profession, we talk about it so rarely. What gives? Here are 7 books to kindle that conversation:<p>1. Make it …

Are Teachers Becoming Obsolete?

A veteran educator reflects on the personalized-learning trend that’s left him wondering if a computer is more capable of doing his job than he is.<p>Leaving my school building the other day, I had an unexpected realization: Perhaps a computer was a more effective teacher than I currently was. The …

6 Mental Hacks For Working Out

You're reading 6 Mental Hacks For Working Out, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please …

Motivation

11 of the Most Impressive Solar Projects Powering Our World

The Sun's limitless energy is all around us. We just need to harness it.<p>Here in the United States, we need updated infrastructure, but we also need some forward-thinking ways to power it now and into the future. There are plenty of examples out there around the world, many of which are …

10 books that will change the way you live your life

Whether the focus is getting out of bed as soon as the alarm goes off, getting a creative project off the ground, kicking procrastination forever, or figuring out — hallelujah! — what to do for a career, we're all works in progress.<p>But finding the path that'll get us there is a torturous, tender, …

How small shifts in leadership can transform your team dynamic

Simple tweaks in communication and role-modeling based on the latest behavioral research can nudge employees into top form and create a more …

These Books Can Teach You to Be the Best at Anything

After my post <i>What does it take to become an expert at anything?</i> a number of people have written, curious about where to learn more on the subject.<p>A …

Help Your Team Manage Stress, Anxiety, and Burnout

dave wheeler FOR HBR<p>It can be tough enough to manage your own stress. But how can you, as a manager, help the members of your team handle <i>their</i> feelings of stress, burnout, or disengagement?<p>Because work is getting more demanding and complex, and because many of us now work in 24/7 environments, …

Memory 10 Times More Massive Than Thought

New calculations of the brain's memory center shows it can hold one the same amount of information contained on the World Wide Web.

Focus Is the New IQ

I’m new to parenthood: I have a 3-year-old and a 1-year-old. But even at this early stage, I’m frequently exposed to messages about the skills I must …

6 Things the Most Productive People Do Every Day

Ever feel like you’re just not getting enough done?<p><b>Know how many days per week you’re actually productive?</b><p><b>About 3:</b><p>People work an average of 45 hours …

What Is Disruptive Innovation?

The theory of disruptive innovation, introduced in these pages in 1995, has proved to be a powerful way of thinking about innovation-driven growth. Many leaders of small, entrepreneurial companies praise it as their guiding star; so do many executives at large, well-established organizations, …

9 Ways Reading Fiction Will Make You Happier and More Successful | Inc.com

I know: you're on point, on task, and totally focused on achieving your professional goals. So if you're going to spend time reading you want to read practical, nuts and bolts, how-to business books... right?<p>Not so fast.<p>The following is a guest post from Courtney Seiter, a content crafter at …

Psychology

4 Communication Habits That Will Make You and Others Feel Good

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When working in broadcast news, whether as on-air talent or behind the camera as a producer, you have an incredible amount of power to determine the type of information shared with viewers. Unfortunately, when it comes to news, negative …

This Is the Number One Mistake Parents Make When Arguing With Kids

How do you deal with out of control kids?<p>The authors of the bestseller <i>How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk</i> have some great …

15 books successful people read to their kids

Adam Berry/Getty Images<p>Reading to your kids can do wonders for their future success.<p>According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, reading aloud to …

Books

These are the books you should have read by age 11 – how many have you read?

British children’s literacy is in trouble, according to David Walliams.<p>With 9 and 10 year olds in England ranking 6th in Europe for their reading …

How Changing Your Reading Habits Can Transform Your Health

Reading doesn’t just improve your knowledge, it can help fight depression, make you more confident, empathetic, and a better decision maker.<p>My favorite book is <i>War and Peace.</i><p>And I know what you’re thinking: “Oh, another writer wanting people to think he’s all intellectual and highbrow.”<p>But it really …

Brains of Introverts Reveal Why They Prefer Being Alone

Human faces may hold more meaning for socially outgoing individuals than for their more introverted counterparts, a new study suggests.<p>The results …

Psychology

7 Lessons on How to Hack Your Own Brain

Would you like to be smarter, more confident, kinder, more resilient under stress, and more successful? Of course you would, and you can. In a …

This 8-step process will change the way you read forever

Other luminaries who have lived a thousand lives include SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who believes that reading is the fastest way to learn.<p>The members of Chromeo spend most of their time in the library, while business magnates Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger frequently spend entire days …

Productivity

Self Help Books

Books

Elon Musk: The World’s Raddest Man

<i>This is Part 1 of a four-part series on Elon Musk’s companies.</i>__________<b>PDF and ebook options:</b> We made a fancy PDF of this post for printing and …

Elon Musk