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How to Make Cinnamon Rolls in 30 Minutes Flat

Look, I'm all for making traditional homemade-dough cinnamon rolls, but sometimes you just want the piping hot buns, dripping with butter and brown sugar, ASAP. When you're experiencing an uncontrollable jonesing for a homemade batch, but don't want to go through the whole trouble of making the …

Dessert

Why Multilingual People Have Healthier, More Engaged Brains

Prior to the 1960s, scientists thought children who spoke more than one language had a handicap for learning because they had to spend too much time …

The Brain

Why Critical Hope May Be the Resource Kids Need Most From Their Teachers

Tupac Shakur has been dead for over 20 years, and yet his music and lyrics are still popular with young people today. Dr. Jeff Duncan-Andrade thinks …

Teaching

Questions are at the heart of learning -- #sketchnote by @woodard_julie #edchat #inquiryed #teaching #teachchat https://t.co/xsaQ07TjGd

8 Ways to Help Older Kids Develop a Sense of Imagination

Researcher Wendy Ostroff, author of <i>Cultivating Curiosity in K-12 Classrooms</i>, is a student of imagination and curiosity. Like Robinson, Ostroff …

Uber and Lyft want to be about so much more than cars

The future of ride-sharing is moving beyond cars to include electric scooters, bikes, and even public transit as Uber and Lyft race headlong into "new modalities."<p>That's a fancy way of saying the two companies want a role in all of the ways you get from point A to point B. Ultimately, they don't …

Transportation

While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …

Neuroscience

7 Habits Of People Who Are Happy At Work

From avoiding negative people to looking for ways to help others, these are the things people who are happy at work have figured out.<p>When it comes to the research results on happiness in the American workforce, the statistics are not flattering.<p>A recent survey by the staffing firm Manpower Group …

Majority of U.S. Employees Not Engaged Despite Gains in 2014

Story Highlights<p><i>31.5% of U.S. employees engaged in 2014</i>• <i><br>Engagement at its highest since 2000</i>• <i><br>Younger workers are least engaged</i><p>WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Less …

14 things successful people do before breakfast

<i>This article is published in collaboration with Business Insider. Publication does not imply endorsement of views by the World Economic Forum.</i><p>“If it …

Time Management

5 Ways Remarkably Successful People Spend the Weekend

Weekends are a great time to recharge your batteries and have some fun. Follow in the footsteps of these business greats.<p>Weekends have always been our time to relax, wind down, and be with loved ones. Yet many never even consider that these precious days of respite could be spent productively--even …

How to Be a Better Writer: 6 Tips From Harvard’s Steven Pinker

U want 2B a better writer?<p>Good writing is often looked at as an art and, frankly, that can be intimidating. No need to worry. There are rules — even …

Companies That Do Right by Their Workers Start by Elevating Their Definition of Success

There’s been a ripple of excitement of late as some big companies have unveiled (fairly modest) raises and bonuses for workers. Walmart announced that it would pay out up to $1,000 per employee, depending on seniority, and that it would begin a process of boosting its minimum wage to $11 per hour. …

5 things mentally strong people don't do

Self-help

How to Take Back Control of Your Day, According to a Former Sniper

Here’s a question for you: Do you control your day or do you simply react to it? Or to put it another way—how often do you feel like all you did was …

Why You Should Slow Down Your Day

“These days, even instant gratification takes too long,” Carl Honoré joked to a roomful of TEDTalk audience.<p>Honoré is the author of <i>In Praise of</i> …

The Power of Dignity in the Workplace

Imagine that you’ve been working in your job for a while. You enjoy your work, know how to do it well, and take pride in the results you produce. And …

Three Elements of Great Communication, According to Aristotle

In my nearly 20 years of work in organization development, I’ve never heard anyone say that a leader communicated too much or too well. On the …

How to Run a Meeting Without Talking Too Much

Have you ever left a meeting feeling that you dominated the whole thing — and not in a good way? You talked a lot, and in the end, you felt that nobody else had enough time to speak. This is a bad dynamic for several reasons. People don’t want to attend meetings that are just an opportunity for one …

Public Speaking

'Carbohydrates are killing us'

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>This year, more than 610,000 Americans will die from heart disease. It’s the leading cause of death for both men and women.<p>For …

This Is the Most Popular Chicken Thigh Recipe on Pinterest — Popular on Pinterest

As far as I am concerned, chicken thighs are the best part of the chicken. They're so flavorful and easy to cook that it's virtually impossible to …

Classic Potato Salad

Preparation<p>Make the dressing<p>Whisk all the dressing ingredients together in a small bowl.<p>Make the salad<p>Combine the rice vinegar and 2 tsp. salt in a …

5 Foods You Can Eat All You Want Without Gaining Weight, According To Nutritionists

The phrase “everything in moderation” continues to rule when it comes to talking about specific foods that you should be eating for optimum health …

7 biscuit recipes to love, because every day is a great day for warm, buttery biscuits

A basket full of warm, buttery, flaky biscuits is within your reach. Simply eating them fresh out of the oven is a treat in and of itself. Or slather with butter and jam. Or make your best breakfast sandwich yet. So many options here.<p>As for the recipe to help you reach peak biscuit, it can help to …

Breakfast

How Much Should You Charge for a Speech?

Many professionals would love to do more speaking at conferences and conventions. But when the invitation comes, they’re often paralyzed by money: Is it appropriate to ask for some? And if so, how much?<p>I’m a paid keynote speaker who delivers 30–50 talks per year. I’ve also interviewed folks about …

You Don’t Just Need One Leadership Voice — You Need Many

We often equate developing a leadership voice with finding ways to appear more confident. We assume that our success depends upon mimicking someone else, increasing our self-promotion, or saying things louder than others. But rather than living with imposter’s syndrome, or feeling exhausted by …

5 Things That Are Stopping You From Reaching Your Goals (and How to Beat Them)

It isn't what you are doing but how you are doing it that makes all the difference.<p>You dream of financial success and you want to make it real. You write the action checklists, schedule your time and move toward what you want but your results are mixed. Cash flow is always in flux and you keep …

This Simple Strategy Will Make You a Faster, More Effective Learner

A little structure goes a long way in making the mind more effective.<p><i>What is the best approach for learning new things? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Praveen Tipirneni, CEO of</b> …

How to Cultivate Gratitude, Compassion, and Pride on Your Team

As a leader, what traits should you cultivate in your employees? Grit – the ability to persevere in the face of challenges? Sure. A willingness to accept some sacrifices and work hard toward a successful future are essential for the members of any team. But I believe there’s another component that …

Topless Kate Upton swept off jagged rock by huge wave during SI Swim shoot

Mother Nature was not on model Kate Upton’s side during the photo shoot for the 2018 Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition. In a clip shared by the organization, the star can be seen taking a nasty tumble off a rock after a wave hits her.<p>Upton, who has graced the cover of the SI swimsuit edition …