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10 unmistakable habits of irresistible people

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few — the good …

Self-help

How to Choose Appropriate Consequences

Choosing appropriate consequences is an important part of shaping your kids’ behavior. But choosing consequences that are just right for each …

Parenting

Want to Be a Successful Leader? Stop Reading About What They Do and Start Applying These 5 Success Habits Instead

Dr. John Stahl-Wert, best-selling author of 'The Serving Leader,' reveals what leaders worldwide do to succeed.<p>Are you a sucker for articles or books enticing you with the latest lists of behaviors that successful leaders supposedly share? You've probably picked up a few themes by now, …

Leadership

Fortnite: 13-year-old is game's youngest professional player

<b>A 13-year-old boy from Kent says he is living every child's "dream" after becoming Fortnite's youngest professional player.</b><p>Kyle Jackson is part of Team Secret Fortnite, which has four members, playing under the name "Mongraal".<p>Since launching in July 2017, the survival shooting game, which is free, …

eSports

Jessica Bobo: To Give Our Youngest Students a Boost, Social-Emotional Learning Should Come First — Even Before Academics

Some years ago, I was in my first-grade classroom, where I had worked intentionally to craft a nurturing learning environment. During circle time, …

Teaching

In the Age of 'No-Excuses' Schools: A Case for Compassion and Better Social-Emotional Learning

Opinion | Technology in School<p>In the Age of 'No-Excuses' Schools: A Case for Compassion and Better Social-Emotional Learning<p>By Dr. Vera Triplett     …

Education

Want Your Employees to Rave About Your Leadership Skills? Make Sure Any of These 6 Things Happen Daily

It's been found that you can achieve great results and have meaningful relationships at the same time.<p>Whether your company is a startup or an established firm, I want to share about a compelling leadership model that will get the best out of employees.<p>It's based on the seminal research of Dr. Jim …

Ask These Questions To Suss Out A Candidate’s Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence is an important characteristic. Listen carefully to interviewees’ answers to these questions during the interview process.<p>Despite what you might have come to believe after sorting through the internet’s seemingly bottomless slew of articles on the subject, emotional …

Emotional Intelligence

Stop Ending Your Speeches with 'Any Questions' and End With This Instead

Don't let your audience decide how you're going to end your presentation<p>You have a big presentation to make to your client, your funders or your boss. You've spent hours developing a deck that's concise, crisp and visually stunning. You've practiced the delivery so that you speak with clarity, calm …

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Cate Sherlock on LinkedIn: “As a social worker, who…

As a social worker, who does a lot of work with schools I often get asked ‘How can we prevent bullying in our school?’ The best summary of strategies …

The Power of Empathy

Then in early winter, a little incident helped me find a wellspring of empathy for T. And what I learned was that cultivating empathy for others—for …

Disability

6 Mental Habits of People Who Manage Their Emotions Remarkably Well

When anger rises to the surface, they don't react--they respond.<p>Anger is one powerful human emotion. It is also a very <i>normal</i> human emotion that needs to be expressed in a healthy way. But there's a place and time for appropriate anger, and we all have to learn how to manage it before it …

Self-help

Reading is fundamental -- to the family's happiness

<b>(CNN) —</b> A couple of years ago, when my older daughter was 8, she gently told my wife and me that she'd gotten too old for us to read her books anymore. We didn't try to talk her out of it or numerate the many benefits of reading aloud to a child (even after they can do so themselves). We were …

Parenting

6 Things Bad Bosses Always Fear (but Great Leaders Always Do)

It could mean the difference between success and failure.<p>Peter Drucker famously said: "Culture eats strategy for breakfast."<p>The quote was actually attributed to him and made famous in 2006 by Mark Fields, chief executive at Ford. Twelve years later, it's corporate-speak for purpose-led and …

What Leadership Is Not

For many people leadership is a big nebulous word, one that can mean many different things to different people and across all cultures.The concept of …

Leadership

Managing Conflict in School Leadership Teams

Without a healthy team culture, you probably won't get into the kinds of conversations that make a big difference for students because those …

5 Fundamental Skills for First-Time Managers

New to leadership? Hone these time-tested skills to accelerate your effectiveness and impact as a leader.<p><i>By Mattson Newell (@MattsonNewell), Director for Partners In Leadership, an expert and author on Breakthrough Communications, Global Human Resources, and Talent Development</i>.<p>If you're like many …

Leadership

The Leaning Tower of Self-Esteem, by Dr Helen Street

Have you ever seen a photo of someone who has visited Pisa in Italy? If so, you may well have seen a picture of someone looking as if they were …

7 Habits That Undermine Entrepreneurial Leadership

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Leadership plays a major role in the success or failure of any business. In the early stages of a startup, a leader could inspire dedication and commitment from their employees, or alienate them forever. In the late stages of a massive …

Miami-Dade schools make discipline beneficial, not punitive, for students

It is quite simple. If children are not in school they cannot learn. There is no substitute for consistent and structured classroom instruction, …

E Is For Empathy: Sesame Workshop Takes A Crack At Kindness

Parents and teachers are worried.<p>They believe that today's kids are growing up in an unkind world and that learning to be kind is even more important than getting good grades. But, when it comes to defining "kind," parents and teachers don't always agree.<p>That's according to a new survey of some …

Autism

New Orleans high school turbocharges restorative justice

Symphony Lee, 17 years old, is a student at the Net.NEW ORLEANS — Fights were keeping 17-year-old Symphony Lee out of high school, and off the …

Focusing on Our Children's Emotional Intelligence

Does your young child know their colors? Can they sing the alphabet song? Can they count their toys when you line them up in a row?<p>But more importantly, does any of that matter?<p>Children are good at memorizing and mimicking whatever they hear. They will be able to sing the alphabet song if they have …

Why are we still talking Fixed vs Growth Mindsets?

Leave a comment<p>So much of what you read about Mindsets these days considers that there are only two opposing Mindsets. That is, the Fixed Mindset …

This Accountability Tactic Works For Kids, Teens, And Work Teams

Trying to build a “culture of accountability” puts the wagon before the horse, one behavioral psychologist explains. Here’s what to do instead.<p>You asked a team member for an analysis of the competition three weeks ago–where is it? The marketing team said they could create some new concepts–it’s …

6 Things Smart People Do to Have Really Interesting Conversations

Hate small talk? Tired of the same old questions? These six approaches will make you that much more interesting.<p>Next time you go to a traditional 'networking' event, a cocktail party or dinner, do us all a favor: lose the elevator pitch. That approach is quickly losing relevancy in making authentic …

Why the skill of managing workplace conflict cannot die

Many skills, over time, have been superseded. Remember those driving lessons where we learned to do a reverse parallel park? All that time spent …

'School leadership is wonderful but stressful': 10 tips on how to keep going

My run slowed to a shuffle and then stopped altogether. I was 10 miles from home and the cold March rain hammered down. I sat on the muddy verge by a …

10 Facts You Need To Know About Emotions

Do you tend to feel things more deeply than do other people? Or are you more on the intellectual end of the spectrum, more in touch with your …