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Want to Raise Kids with a Moral Center? Always Do This

They will imitate what you do and say. Make what you do and say worth imitating.<p>We're all born imitators.<p>One of the reasons a baby learns to smile so young is that the parents are always smiling. We mimic what we see and hear. In some cases, what we see and hear isn't so great.<p>When my kids were …

Parenting

15 best children's books of all time

Parents of successful kids have these 12 things in common

And while there isn't a set recipe for raising successful children, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors that predict success.<p>Unsurprisingly, much of it comes down to the parents.<p>Here's what parents of successful kids have in common:

Simple Web Tool Teaches Beginners How to Use Manual Settings on a DSLR

Simon Roberts, a London-based animator and designer, has created a great photography resource for beginners that is both simple and useful. It’s …

10 Brutal Truths About Success No One Wants to Hear (Except People Who Hunger for Success)

Want to be successful? Start by radically changing your approach to business and to life.<p>Ask successful people how they achieved their success and you'll hear words like "hard work," "sacrifice," and "persistence."<p>Dig a little deeper and you'll find some other common attitudes and habits, like …

Self-improvement

The 10 Best New-Age Business Ideas You Haven't Heard About Yet

Creating the company of your dreams often begins with learning more about something completely new to you.<p>VIP Contributor<p>Serial entrepreneur, mentor, advisor and co-founder of YoungEntrepreneur.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You don’t have to over-utilize iPads and …

Small Business

The One Reason Your Kid May Not Really Be Ready for Kindergarten

Self-regulation is crucial to helping kids get an early jump on education, so the kids who develop later are already behind.<p>Back when I was in elementary school, report card grades were given using the following scale: O for outstanding, an S for satisfactory, or an N for needs improvement. I was …

Parenting

Why Tim Cook is Steve Ballmer

What happens to a company when a visionary CEO is gone? Most often, innovation dies and the company coasts for years on momentum and its brand. Rarely does it regain its former glory.<p>Here’s why.<p>Microsoft entered the 21st century as <i>the</i> dominant software provider for anyone who interacted with a …

5 Ways to Inspire Creativity and Build Strong Character in Your Children, According to a Top Psychologist

Conformity is dangerous. Here's how to teach children to think for themselves.<p>Whether it's doing things because "they've always been done that way" or because "everyone else is doing it," conformity can be very dangerous.<p>My wife and I work hard to instill the right values in our two small children. …

Creativity

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Secret Price Codes That Will Save You Money At Costco

Secret Price Codes That Will Save You Money At Costco<p>Updated on March 28, 2017<p>Everyone Loves Costco<p>Everyone loves Costco and we all know they have …

Personal Finance

11 Leadership Lessons from Puppy Training

There is a lot to learn from animals. They are great at exposing our ignorance and our hearts.<p>Earlier this year, we got a new poodle puppy. Grunt, the chocolate brown miniature, is the 5th poodle to grace my world. Some think poodles are silly, but actually as dogs go, they are among the smartest, …

Leadership

Want to Raise Wildly Successful Kids? Science Says Do This for Them (but Their Schools Probably Won't)

A 45-year study of 5,000 gifted students reaches some controversial conclusions.<p>This is a story about gifted kids, science--and a big mistake.<p>It starts with a longitudinal study of some the most intelligent young people the United States has ever produced--a study involving more than 5,000 students …

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How to Avoid the 3 Most Dangerous Roles in Leadership (and Life)

In life and leadership, you likely have played 3 dangerous roles. Here is how to shift your mindset and behavior to never play them again.<p>There is a dangerous triangle of roles that even the best leaders may unknowingly adapt at one time or another in an effort to quickly solve problems.<p>Although …

Leadership

Stanford Professor puts his entire digital photography course online for free

When it comes to the list of digital imaging pioneers, Marc Levoy is one of those names that belongs right near the top. His work has led to many of …

33 All-Time Best Parenting Hacks Every Parent Should Know

These are the hacks that belong in the Parenting Hall of Fame.

An MIT Scientist Claims That This Pill Is the Fountain of Youth

I recently received in the mail a small cardboard box, solidly constructed and colored a subtle metallic gray, from the future. ELYSIUM HEALTH was …

Common foods that damage your DNA

To help protect your DNA and reverse genetic aging, avoid or reduce consumption of the phytochemicals that can harm you. It's important that you do this, because once phytochemicals like psoralen become activated, they can target your DNA destructively.<p>Granted, the process of DNA damage is …

Three Tips For Teaching Kids About Family Wealth

<b>1) Know thyself, know thy partner.</b> Have you and your partner taken the time to discuss your money values? Successful families have clear thoughts and …

The Secret Life of Brothers and Sisters: Five lessons for parents who want their children to get on

We all know how our relationships with our parents may shape the kind of person we become, and our own future romantic liaisons – but what about the relationships we have with our siblings? As everyone who has a brother or sister will know, dealing with your familial other halves can be …

17 Clear Signs You Were Raised Right

It's about more than just saying please and thank you.<p>As we barrel through the 21st century, it's hard not to be nostalgic for simpler days, when everyone wasn't so consumed with smartphones, iPads and laptops, and the focus was on a more wholesome kind of lifestyle, unhindered by technology. …

It’s time to stop putting kids in separate gifted education programs

Every winter, thousands of New Yorkers take a standardized test that will determine their future opportunities. Some of them have studied for months, even paid for expensive test prep classes. And after it’s all over, maybe they can go back to playing with blocks, practicing tying their shoelaces, …

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3 Important Money Lessons Kids Age 6 to 10 Should Know

<i>This story originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>Now that your child has hit those grade school years, he’s picking up so many new things every day: pushing himself on a swing, zipping up his own sweatshirt, and understanding the basics of reading and math.<p>With his skills growing as fast as the rest of …

Personal Finance

Learning how to study is key to your child’s revision plan

The Easter holidays are upon us: a break full of joy and chocolate for younger children, but for those old enough to be concerned about important exams, a time of revision, and more revision. Candidates for GCSEs, AS-levels and A-levels, and their parents, will spend the next few weeks either …

How Adults Can Encourage Kids To Be Original Thinkers

When I first read <i>Originals</i> I couldn't help but take notes. What I jotted down was essentially a to-do list for how I could be more creative, how I could think up and then communicate new ideas.<p>But the book — written by Adam Grant, a professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania …

Creativity

The favorite job interview questions of Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and 26 other highly successful executives

Savvy executives know that interview questions like, "What's your biggest strength?" and, "What's your biggest weakness?" aren't as telling as they seem.<p>That's why they steer clear of these cliché queries and instead ask more meaningful ones.<p>Many of the most successful execs have their one favorite …

Employment

5 Surprisingly Predictable Ways to Measure Your Divorce Risk

Divorce isn't based on chance or statistics. After all, it's not a lottery. Your risk of divorce increases if these 5 risk factors apply to your …

These Ingenious Lego Hacks Will Finally Help Math Make Sense

Become instantly smarter with these tricks.