Jay Patts

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Across the USA by Train for Just $186

Turns out, you don’t need a car to see America.<p>Want to book a similar train trip? I’ve started a travel service to help you plan a personalized trip …

Trains

8 Foods That Will Help You Get a Better Night's Sleep

You've brewed countless cups of chamomile, taken your fair share of restorative yoga classes, and even tried to shut the lights off just a little bit earlier. After all, quality z's affect everything from your eating habits to your immune system—and we doubt you have time to be bogged down by a …

The Biggest Question About The Beginning Of The Universe

Our Universe is expanding, getting less dense and cooling today, teaching us that it was hotter and denser in the distant past. If we extrapolate backwards in time, we can reach epochs where:<p>gravitation hadn’t yet had time to collapse matter into clusters, galaxies or even stars,<br>• the temperature of …

Here's Why You're Almost Certainly Promoting the Wrong People

You're driving some of your best people out.<p><i>Why settle for a supporting role when you could play the lead?</i><p>Questions like this carry an inherent assumption - that everybody <i>wants</i> to be the lead. Or at least they <i>should</i> want that. Not so.<p>I recently read an article in the New York Times about a woman …

Living Large in 675 Square Feet, Brooklyn Edition

Here are a few of the rules that Jacqueline Schmidt, David Friedlander, and their two young boys live by.<p>1. Every object has to earn its keep.<br>2. When …

4 Things You Will Never See Great Leaders Do

Great leaders may be top-down when the situation demands it. However, you will never see them exhibiting these top-down behaviors.<p>As founder of a company espousing to change work cultures through servant-leadership, I never thought I'd admit to this on my Inc. column: The top-down, …

Contact Lenses Alter Your Eyes in a Scary Way

Here's what really happens when you stick your finger in your eye.<p>Because perfect eyesight is relatively rare and the cool-glasses look isn't for everyone, contact lenses are a way of life for some 30 million Americans. And while they offer comfort, convenience, and the glorious gift of sight (🙌), …

Why Finland has the best schools

The Harvard education professor Howard Gardner once advised Americans, "Learn from Finland, which has the most effective schools and which does just about the opposite of what we are doing in the United States."<p>Following his recommendation, I enrolled my 7-year-old son in a primary school in …

Education

30 Small Habits That Lead to a Peaceful Life

30 Small Habits To Lead A More Peaceful Life<p>Charlene Ignites<p>Read full profile<p>In today’s world, true peace must come from within us and our own …