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6 Signs to Instantly Identify Someone With True Leadership Skills

Here are six defining traits that keep surfacing over and over again in leadership bestsellers.<p>What are the defining attributes of great leaders? That's the age-old question thought leaders and scholars galore have been attempting to answer in mountains of books and literature.<p>While great …

5 Common Mistakes Most Leaders Make (And How To Avoid Them)

Too often, people step into leadership roles before they’re ready. Sometimes it’s by necessity: An organization loses a key member and suddenly needs someone to fill the role—so they promote a junior employee to a leadership position.<p>Other times, people seek out positions of leadership on their …

The 20/80 Rule, Integrity, and the Opposite of the 80/20 Rule

In a leader's relationships, the 20/80 rule counts, not the 80/20 rule.<p>Leadership means people watch you--not to what you <i>want</i> to say or do, or <i>mean</i> to, but what you <i>actually</i> say and do.<p>Attention to detail counts.<p>Not sometimes, but always. What Vince Lombardi said about winning applies to …

Teens’ sex talks with parents tied to less risky behavior

(Reuters Health) - Talking about sex with parents, especially moms, can influence teen behavior including condom use, according to a new review.<p>But while talks with parents may be one important factor in helping youth make safer choices, it is clearly not the only factor, because the link between …

Secrets of the teenage brain: a psychologist's guide for teachers

If being a teenager is hard, teaching them is harder. Here are four insights into the adolescent brain – and how it can inform classroom practice<p>Teenagers think differently to grownups – they are more likely to take risks, be sleepy, misread emotions, give in to peer-pressure and lack self-control. …

God Doesn't Fit In A Red Starbucks Coffee Cup

Two weeks ago, I was in an airport and stopped by Starbucks. It was the first day of the year to have the holiday cup, which always lifts me up a little bit.<p>When they handed me my coffee and I saw the bright red, plain cup, my excitement was dampened. Several thoughts immediately went through my …

Daycare workers fired for refusing to call a girl a boy

1 in 4 Americans Don't Believe in God; Lack of Trust in Local Churches Cited as a Reason Why Adults Are Leaving the Faith

Barna Group has released its 2015 study on the state of atheism in America, and has revealed that one in four unchurched adults in the country now …

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Mike Rowe on How Many Are Following the ‘Worst Advice in the History of the World’

Mike Rowe, widely-known from the hit TV show “Dirty Jobs” and a series of Ford commercials, appeared on The Glenn Beck Program Wednesday to discuss his efforts with the mikeroweWORKS Foundation in challenging “the absurd belief that a four-year degree is the only path to success.”<p>“We’re lending …

Two Florida Girls Arrested in Bullying Suicide of 12-Year-Old Classmate

On the morning of Sept. 10, Rebecca Ann Sedwick didn’t get on the school bus. Instead, police say, the 12-year-old changed the name on her cell phone …

Facebook loosens privacy restrictions for minors amid cyber bullying concerns

Facebook will now let teenagers between the ages of 13 and 17 share their posts with everyone on the Internet.<p>The new policy will give teens the choice of switching their settings so their posts can be accessible to the general public. That option already has been available to adults, including …

Zachary Burgess Allegedly Stole Truck, Kidnapped Woman, As Part Of 'Grand Theft Auto' Reenactment

As realistic as "Grand Theft Auto" looks on a video screen, it wasn't as interactive as Zachary Burgess hoped.<p>So Burgess allegedly decided to take matters into his own hands, by stealing a pickup truck, kidnapping a woman and crashing nine parked cars, all in an attempt to feel like a character in …

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Rescuers use liquid dish soap to free trapped rock climber<p>Michael Avenatti says Stormy Daniels' arrest was 'politically motivated'<p>Michael Avenatti on …

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The Newest Epidemic Among College Kids: 'Sleep Texting' Syndrome

Mittens, to protect herself from her phone. To render her fingers unable to send those unconscious messages that are as embarrassing as they are senseless.<p>Yup: She's a sleep texter.<p>"It's a phenomenon occurring with the younger generation," says Elizabeth Dowdell, a nursing professor at Villanova …

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Student Loan Deal Is Set To Become Law

Folks, it looks like we finally have a student loan deal.<p>The Senate passed a bill Wednesday evening that would tie federal educational loans' …

Rick Warren Gives First Sermon Since Son's Suicide

Pastor Rick Warren, returning to his Saddleback Church pulpit for the first time since his son's suicide, said today he hoped to be able to remove …

Even Fewer Twentysomethings Have Full-Time Jobs Than Last Year

Regardless of education, the number of young Americans with full-time jobs is lower than it was in 2012.<p>The availability of full-time jobs and the benefits associated with them form the foundation of the American middle class. Full-time employment provides the financial security needed to support …

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Sealed coffin found near Richard III grave site in Leicester

Another body has been recovered from the Leicester car park where the remains of Richard III were discovered last year – but while a king of England …

UK 'Porn' Filter Will Also Block Violence, Alcohol, Terrorism, Smoking And 'Esoteric Material'

The United Kingdom's new internet filters promise to block much more than just pornography, according to a report by the digital advocacy organization Open Rights Group.<p>Last week, Prime Minister David Cameron announced online porn would soon become automatically blocked in order to "protect …