Rosemary Rein

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Take a Tour of Cuenca’s (Surprising) French Architecture

Squint your eyes just right when you are walking Cuenca’s El Centro cobblestone streets and you can imagine yourself…in France. The city already has …

Are You Having Trouble Focusing? These Simple Strategies Will Help

In today’s always-on, information-overloaded world, it can be hard to stay focused throughout the day. How often do you find yourself distracted by inner chatter during meetings? Or how often do you find that emails are pulling you away from more important work?<p>We’ve surveyed and assessed more than …

University of California

50 Work-From-Home Jobs Paying as Much or a Lot More Than the Average American Salary

The money can be pretty good but you're on your own. For some people that's the best part.<p>12 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There was a time when working from home was a pipe dream. Thanks to technology like Slack, there’s been a surge of legit jobs you can do …

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

Lyft will let you round up the cost of your ride and donate the rest to charity

Lyft is building on its good PR streak with a new way to donate to charity.<p>Riders who #DeletedUber or just really like Lyft will be able to round up …

A Week of Clean-Eating Dinners and Sides

Get healthy recipes in this 7-day clean-eating meal plan, plus a printable shopping list.<p>Eating clean may seem like a trendy idea, but in the …

Getting Your Community Involved In Your Purpose

Community really refers to everyone who touches or is touched by your brand.<p>Companies that want to be purpose driven have several challenges to contend with on their journey towards purpose. The first is to define what that purpose is, or why it is you do what you do? The second challenge you'll …

Marketing

How to Talk to Your Children to Discourage Stereotypes

How can modern parents raise the next generation to be free from corrosive gender and racial stereotypes? By the time children start elementary …

New York University

How to Raise a Creative Child. Step One: Back Off

THEY learn to read at age 2, play Bach at 4, breeze through calculus at 6, and speak foreign languages fluently by 8. Their classmates shudder with envy; their parents rejoice at winning the lottery. But to paraphrase T. S. Eliot, their careers tend to end not with a bang, but with a …

Creativity

5 Social Influencer Predictions to Help Nonprofits Fundraise

Social influencers have the potential to greatly benefit nonprofit causes. Influencers can rally their followers in support of a cause, spread …

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Why pushing creativity out of classrooms will stop children succeeding in the 21st century

Politicians and industry use buzzwords such as ‘creativity’, ‘collaboration’ and ‘imagination’. So why are we taking all the fun out of learning?<p>In an inner-city classroom on an ordinary day, something extraordinary is happening.<p>Ashley, a boy on the autism spectrum who has behavioural challenges, …

Creativity

6 Questions to Help You Find Your Tribe

You're reading 6 Questions to Help You Find Your Tribe, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying …

Try This Life Goal: Impact One Billion People

Want to change the world? Think about how you can impact one billion people.<p>Paulo Coelho wrote in <i>The Alchemist</i>, "Making a decision was only the beginning. When someone makes a decision, he is really diving into a strong current that will carry him places he never dreamed."<p>I have made the decision …

Motivation

4 Exercises That Boost Creative Confidence

If you work in a creative profession, you've likely battled with self-doubt at one point or another.Perfectionism is the bane of any creative …

Prince’s Ex-Wife Talks Artist’s Lifetime of Secret Charity Work

“He was definitely an aware guy,” Manuela Testolini says of her onetime husband, Prince. “From his earliest music, he was talking about social change …

Employment

Women Turn Out in Force Around the World: Pictures

Need To Get Your Creative Juices Flowing? Take A Walk

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Creativity

Ten Characteristics Of A Real Team Player

There are motifs in the working world that we have heard so many times we don’t think about them anymore. We think these motifs or themes are unassailable, like motherhood and apple pie.<p>One of the sturdiest and most unassailable themes in the business world is “teamwork.” We all want to be great …

Leadership

10 Creativity Quotes to Kick Off Your Year

<i>For many of us, 2017 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2018! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks, and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>If accessing your creative side is one of your …

12 Things That Can Really Influence What People Think of You

You will never get a second chance to make a first impression.<p>From the moment you walk into a room or meet someone one on one, you're being sized up and judged.<p>Some researchers speculate that the human brain is hardwired to judge so it can evaluate and interpret important information.<p>We often form …

Body Language

25 Go-To Phrases That Will Make People Like You More

Think of this as a charisma cheat sheet. The best part is that if you use it, you soon won't need it.<p>I'm a bit of an introvert -- and yet, I've learned to love meeting new people and engaging with strangers. My secret? I've got a mental cheat sheet of go-to phrases that almost always provoke …

Charisma

How Managers Can Make Group Projects More Efficient

We may have hit a saturation point when it comes to collaboration. Consider the following:<p>Research out of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce shows that time spent by managers and employees in collaborative activities has …

Management

5 Signs That You Are A Creative Person

You're reading 5 Signs That You Are A Creative Person, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying …

Creativity, Not Money, is the Key to Happiness: Discover Psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihaly’s Theory of “Flow”

The title of the TED talk above, “Flow, the secret to happiness,” might make you roll your eyes. It does indeed sound like self-help snake oil. But …

Happiness

100 Powerful Quotes That Will Boost Your Productivity

Gain some inspiration for the new year with these motivational quotes.<p>Everyone wants to be productive, but boosting productivity doesn't happen by itself.<p>Sometimes it takes a motivational quote to shift us in the right direction. Here are some powerful thoughts to get you started on a more …

Motivation

Half of young people have so many 'emotional problems' they cannot focus at school, study finds

Half of young people have so many emotional problems they cannot focus at school, a study has found.<p>Some 48 per cent of youngsters said that they experienced problems during their school years that prevented them from concentrating on their academic work.<p>Of these, 46 per cent did not talk to anyone …