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Some Companies Are Banning Email and Getting More Done

We have a love-hate relationship with email. On one hand, we send over 108 billion email messages every day. On the other hand, most of us hate working our way through our inbox. Email takes up 23 percent of the average employee’s workday, and that average employee sends or receives 112 emails per …

The Surgeon Model of Employee Engagement

If you were facing a serious operation and you were offered a choice between different surgeons, all equally technically qualified, what other …

Creativity is like breathing

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Who wants to be an intrapreneur? Seven must-have traits

Intrapreneurs, entrepreneurial spirits who prefer to work for an employer, should be open to risk and masters of persuasion<p>Intrapreneurs are entrepreneurial spirits who prefer to play an active role in helping their employer to innovate and grow rather than run the risks associated with starting …

If you can't imagine things, how can you learn?

We know some people can’t conjure up mental images. But we’re only beginning to understand the impact this “aphantasia” might have on their education<p>Never underestimate the power of visualisation. It may sound like a self-help mantra, but a growing body of evidence shows that mental imagery can …

Reading with intention can change your life

A random sampling of the world’s most successful people will show one common trait: a love of reading. Reading is the easiest way to continue the learning process, increase empathy, boost creativity, and even just unwind from a long day. But books can also change the way we think and live.<p>Warren …

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The “Official” Theory of Learning

Here’s your Friday moment of EduZen to think about over the weekend…<p>Frank Smith’s The Book of Learning and Forgetting is one of those reads that had …

Why Identity and Emotion are Central To Motivating the Teen Brain

<b>By Emmeline Zhao</b>For years, common experience and studies have prescribed that humans learn best in their earliest years of life – when the brain is …

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