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How can you motivate your students?

How can we motivate the pupils in our classrooms and schools to want to learn? We asked Matt Bromley to tackle this age-old teaching challenge. He …

Motivation

Eminent Philosophers Name the 43 Most Important Philosophy Books Written Between 1950-2000: Wittgenstein, Foucault, Rawls & More

Faced with the question, “who are the most important philosophers of the 20th century?,” I might find myself compelled to ask in turn, “in respect to …

Want to feel unique? Believe in the reptile people

The internet is full of wild-eyed insinuation. Seemingly accidental events are not actually accidental. A few powerful people have hatched plots to …

Conspiracies

21 Books to Help You Get Ahead in Business and Life

Successful people are readers because being at the top of your game involves perpetually working on self-improvement.<p>Successful people are readers. For one thing, people at the top of their game are typically big into self-improvement. Not only that, research has shown people who read books …

To write better, edit out these filler phrases

The biggest improvement in my writing skills happened when I became an editor.Writers are often too familiar with their own ideas to spot mistakes …

Public Relations

9 Must-Watch TED Talks That Will Make You A Better Entrepreneur

If you are an entrepreneur, of course you want to be successful. For some, success is measured strictly in dollars and cents. But for the majority of small business owners, success means that and much more. It also means healthy relationships, fulfilling work, and giving back.<p>If you’re striving for …

Entrepreneurship

How Can You Tell Someone Has True Leadership Skills? This Legendary Football Coach Nails It With 1 Brilliant Sentence

A profound quote decades old, it's even more applicable in today's social economy.<p>A few days ago, I was listening to a Higher Purpose podcast where the host, Kevin Monroe, asked his guest JeffHarmon, a leadership coach and author of <i>The Anatomy of a Principled Leader</i>, about the challenges of using …

Valentine’s Day Special: Philosophers on Love, Relationships, Jealousy, Autonomy, Respect, Affairs, Desire, & more

I had long thought that the association of Valentine’s Day with romantic love was the creation of the Hallmark corporation, but it turns out it is …

Relationships

This simple technique can help you to take in more of what you read

Whether it's Facebook content, Bill Gates's favorite book, or the latest critical business report, most of us enjoy reading or have to do quite a bit of it through the day. But in the rush to do everything in less time, you might be missing a crazily simple way to commit more content to memory:<p>Just …

Bill Gates

How to Increase Your Company's Growth With This 1 Weird Scientific Truth

The best leaders tell the best stories, and those stories are always emotional.<p>We have all been there before. Where the odds were against us and our team.<p>Teams need leaders. This is true with any team. Just ask the Philadelphia Eagles. Once their star QB got injured they were not supposed to make …

How Having More Power Changes You as a Boss

With more power comes less empathy.<p>Science and history have shown that people who focus on others--those who are emotionally intelligent and generous--are the ones who typically rise to power. You might wonder then, why are there so many stories of leaders who abuse their power through corruption …

It's better to be single, according to science

Give Tinder a break and take yourself on a date tonight.<p>Being single has a handful of benefits, scientific research has found. Alone time is one of them.<p>Single people are more likely to not only embrace solitude, but benefit from it, recent studies have suggested.<p>Bella DePaulo, a psychologist at …

The Ultimate Grammar Cheat Sheet by Sierra Delarosa

Romantic tension has been building for 200 pages. Witty banter and flirtatious glances have been exchanged. Obstacles—overbearing families, …

Writing

Want to Fall in Love With Your Partner Again? Science Says to Ask Them These 36 Questions | Inc.com

Relationships are hard. They can bring out the best in us, yes, but also the worst. They test the very essence of our beings: our capacity for forgiveness; our ability to trust (both ourselves and another); the true extent of our self-love; the strength of our boundaries; and the power of …

Relationships

Four ways to find meaning in life

In her book, The Power of Meaning, Emily Esfahani Smith details the four pillars of meaning, arguing that they're much more important than chasing …

Immune System

Steve Jobs Knew How to Write an Email. Here's How He Did It | Inc.com

Undoubtedly, Apple co-founder and visionary Steve Jobs wrote several thousands of emails throughout his life. Relatively few of them have been shared with the public, and most of those are short responses to customer complaints.<p>But there are a few trails out there that show the skillful way Jobs …

U.S. Supreme Court

19 quotes about change to inspire you on Transformation Tuesday

<b>Need some early week inspiration to keep going with your transformation?</b><p>Look no further than the #TransformationTuesday hashtags on Instagram and …

Martin Luther King Jr. on the problem with ‘so-called educated people’

Here, as I have published before to mark the federal holiday honoring Martin Luther King Jr., are some of his writings related to the purpose of education and the U.S. government’s efforts toward educating its citizens. You will see that King was prescient on a lot of things, including the dangers …

Black History

Awake Under Anesthesia

One day in the nineteen-eighties, a woman went to the hospital for cancer surgery. The procedure was a success, and all of the cancer was removed. In the weeks afterward, though, she felt that something was wrong. She went back to her surgeon, who reassured her that the cancer was gone; she …

Medicine

The 3 Most Important Types of Honesty, According to Marcus Lemonis | Inc.com

"Trust" and "honesty" are considered intrinsic or implied values. After all, if a business operates without a commitment to trust and honesty, it won't be around for the long-term. Marcus Lemonis of CNBC's "The Profit" looks for 3 specific types of honesty when he evaluates his investment …

Leadership

Seven things deeply intuitive people do differently

Steve Jobs once said that intuition is more powerful than intellect. As it turns out, Jobs was onto something, and the scientific community backs him …

5 Leadership Books That Should Be on Your Holiday Gift List | Inc.com

As a business author and reader myself, I know how challenging it can be to find good content that is worth your time investment to read. So, I've gathered together this short list for your review. Whether you're looking for that perfect gift for the leader in your life, or putting together a list …

Alexander Hamilton

5 Great Business and Psychology Books from 2017 That Will Give You a Head Start On 2018 | Inc.com

I've read 75 nonfiction books published this year in a wide range of categories from history to business. Most of the books are bestsellers and offer actionable insights into leadership, entrepreneurship and communication. In this article I've chosen five books that contain valuable communication …

Personality

Pushing the Limit

All phenomena, the Buddha once said, are rooted in desire. Everything we think, say, or do—every experience—comes from desire. Even <i>we</i> come from …

Here Are the First 6 Books You Should Read In 2018 | Inc.com

If you love lists, December is a fun month to browse the internet. These lists usually take one of two forms: You're looking back on the previous year or eyeing the horizon for the year to come.<p>Some of the lists in the rearview mirror are autopsies. Here's what went wrong or the biggest flame …

Self-improvement

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The Thirst for Deep Connections and Meaningful Relationships

“We cultivate love when we allow our most vulnerable and powerful selves to be deeply seen and known, and when we honor the […]The post The Thirst …

Positive Thinking

Sheryl Sandberg Just Used Emotional Intelligence to Show How Every Company Can Fight Sexual Harassment | Inc.com

Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg took to the platform yesterday to share her thoughts concerning recent events of sexual harassment and assault.<p>In a 1300-word post, Sandberg speaks about various topics, from the effects of power in the workplace to her own personal experience. But I especially …

Leadership

The truth about fat and sugar is finally explained

<i>Why did it take us so long to realise sugar, not fat, was the enemy? In a move that would make most big pharma companies proud, new research</i> …

Put an End to Your Grief With Sad Love Quotes

The Healing Touch of Quotes Will Inspire You to Pick Yourself Up<p>The sound of heartbreak is deafeningly silent. You may not hear an audible crash, but …