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15 Employee Engagement activities that you can start doing now

Trying to find new employee engagement activities to boost productivity in your company?<p>We thought you might, now that these long summer days make it difficult to focus and give 110% at work. But we also thought this is a great time to plan a proper employee engagement strategy that focuses on …

The Psychology of Language: Which Words Matter the Most When We Talk

One of the things I fuss about a lot (especially at Buffer) are words—very simple words, in fact. Should it say “Hi” or “Hey?” Should it be “cheers” …

11 Unexpected Facts About Attraction

From the subtle to the surprising: What science tells us about the forces that draw you to others—and them to you.<p>Your Parents Were Yuppies<p>Your …

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You Can’t Be a Great Manager If You’re Not a Good Coach

If you have room in your head for only one nugget of leadership wisdom, make it this one: the most powerfully motivating condition people experience at work is making progress at something that is personally meaningful. If your job involves leading others, the implications are clear: the most …

The 10 Best Web Tools For Flipped Classrooms

While flipping the classroom is still one of the hottest trends in education, it’s got nothing on time-saving and downright useful apps and web …

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8 New Educational Web Tools for Teachers

June , 2014<br>Below is a list of some of the best new educational web tools I have bookmarked during the last couple of weeks. These tools have already …

Making Education More Like Real Life Through Design Thinking

<b>Editor's Note:</b> This post is part of a series produced by HuffPost's Girls In STEM Mentorship Program. Join the community as we discuss issues affecting women in science, technology, engineering and math.<p>While I wrote about educational trauma and how it negatively impacts schools, consumers, and …

The Startup Design Toolkit - a design-thinking approach to startups and product Management - alerios

When PMs or entrepreneurs tackle a new product venture, they need to acquire and combine skills and tools from the Development, Business and Design fields. In this session, the following topics will be introduced:<p>- Is there really a formula for new product or startup success?<p>- What is …

Dear Startups, Don't Skip Design Thinking

In 2013, Forbes reported that a startling 80% of young companies fail within 18 months. Why? There’s no shortage of information online to advise on growing market penetration rates, brand loyalty and so forth. Nor is there a lack of able agencies and specialists to consult with.<p>One thing the …

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How Design Thinking Drives Competitive Advantage

We live in a world of unprecedented opportunity and possibilities. That’s good news. The catch, however, is that the same trends changing our world for the better also are dramatically increasing complexity, which may be the biggest challenge of our time. Untamed, complexity kills – slowing things …

AP exams, personality traits more likely to predict long-term college success

Long-term success in college may be better predicted with Advanced Placement (AP) exams and personality traits in combination with standard admission …

Entrepreneurial Universities: the search for academic enterprise

A few weeks ago the Economist headlined with the phrase – “Creative Destruction” Now one would expect that they were applying the iconic phrase of …

Startup Schools: America's Most Entrepreneurial Universities 2014

For the second time, Stanford University out-muscled its East Coast rivals to top the FORBES 2014 most entrepreneurial universities list. Silicon Valley’s reach has extended across California, as the state’s schools took over half of this year’s top ten spots.<p>FORBES ranked the nation’s most …

Cultural intelligence is defined as an individual’s ability to function effectively in situations characterized by cultural diversity, which is becoming typical of today’s global and diverse work settings. With contributions from eminent scholars worldwide, the Handbook of Cultural Intelligence is a state-of-the-science summary of the body of knowledge about cultural intelligence and its relevance for managing diversity both within and across cultures. Because cultural intelligence capabilities …

The Psychological Reason You Can't Spot Your Own Typos

This is why it's so hard to spot your own typos, like the ones in the last sentence.<p>University of Sheffield psychologist Tom Stafford says as much to Wired:<p>"When you're writing, you're trying to convey meaning. It's a very high level task," he said.<p>As with all high level tasks, your brain …

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Climate Scientists See 'Very Rapid Declines' in Annual NOAA Report

Leading climate scientists on Thursday issued their annual physical of Earth, comparing the planet in 2013 to a patient that's only getting worse and highlighting problems with key vital signs: from record warmth in Australia and China to sea levels that continue to rise and Arctic sea ice in …

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