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Great Storytelling Connects Employees to Their Work

I once spent a few delicious days studying Union Square Hospitality Group (USHG), a collection of high-end, casual eateries started by the famed New York restauranteur, Danny Meyer. He had recently claimed the key to his success was creating a “culture of hospitality.” I set out to discover how.<p>One …

Employment

7 Storytelling Structures to Improve Your Presentations (Infographic)

What your favorite plots and your next business presentation should have in common.<p>Giving presentations, whether during meetings with co-workers or to potential new clients, can often seem intimidating. But luckily, there are tried and true ways to organize your information so that it is both easy …

Public Speaking

Hear First Aid Kit's Folky Cover of Lorde's 'Perfect Places'

Swedish duo also reinterpreted holiday staple "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" for BBC Radio 2<p>First Aid Kit covered Lorde's "Perfect Places" …

World Cafe's Best Of 2017 Playlist

Putting together year-end "Best Of" lists is a near-impossible task. There's too much to love. (Waah-waah, right?) Narrowing my favorites down into a list of the 10 albums I thought made the year brighter was just about all the solo pressure I could take. So I called in reinforcements from the rest …

Cold War

Sell your house and explore the planet with these awesome camper vans

Camper vans aren’t just for pensioners. Sure, they’re often associated with wearing a Hawaiian shirt as you waft across the country one Home Town …

RVs

25 Books Everyone Should Read, According to TED Speakers | Inc.com

Back in May, just after the main TED event, the TED blog rounded up an incredible list of all the titles recommended from the stage this year. It was enough to fill up most people's to-read queue for months to come.<p>But if you've finally gotten through all the titles that interested you back then, …

Books

How to get rid of love handles

But while shifting your lifestyle and altering your fitness regimen are essential for overhauling your physique, nothing is more vital to eliminating …

12 Simple Phrases That Are Guaranteed to Make People Like You More | Inc.com

The late, great American poet Maya Angelou once said, "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."<p>The truth is, your word choice creates a brief impression that can lead to a lasting impression, long after the particulars …

Self-improvement

I tried the ketogenic diet for 30 days. Here's what happened

When patients kept asking this dietitian about the ketogenic diet, she tried it for a month to see how she would feel.<p>As a dietitian, my patients ask about a wide variety of diets. One plan has dominated the inquiries lately: the ketogenic diet. Since I’ve never put a patient on a diet I haven’t …

Nutrition

Where to Buy Those Giant Knit Blankets For Less

(Image credit: Amazon)<p>Obsessed with the giant knit blanket trend but don't feel like remortgaging your home in order to afford one? Fear not, because …

Knitting

Chinese Green Bean Stir-Fry Recipe

"Asian-style green beans with lots of flavor! This recipe is made for a large party; but can be scaled down for a family dinner. Serve cold or …

Food & Dining

10 common French mistakes that will make you blush

As with all languages, learning French can be a bumpy road. Here are 10 mistakes you should avoid making.<p>J’ai eu une petite mort.<p><b>What you think it</b> …

France

Top 10 Healthy Food Trends for 2017

I can't believe 2016 is almost over. It certainly was a big year. Food wise, we saw cauliflower everything, avocado toast start to pitter out …

Keep warm with this easy broccoli and roasted garlic soup recipe

Keep it simple for dinner tonight with this broccoli and roasted garlic soup recipe. The dish uses only a handful of ingredients — garlic, broccoli, butter, onion, potato and broth — along with a little oil and seasoning, but you'd never guess it from the soup's rich flavor. Best of all? Each …

9 Ways to Organize a Kitchen Without Many (or Any!) Cabinets

Let's be honest: tiny kitchens can be tough for a lot of reasons. Along with cramped countertops and puny appliances, a small cooking space often …

Storage Ideas

Vegan Weight Loss - 5 Reasons Why You WILL Lose Weight On The Vegan Diet

Many folks venture into the vegan lifestyle for a variety of reasons. Weight loss however, is a popular motive. In fact, people swear by this diet, …

Deeper learning demands deeper leading — and technology can help

<b>Barnett Berry</b> <b>| #CTQCollab</b><p><i>This post was originally published by EdSurge.</i><p>Knowledgeable. Versatile. Creative. Engaged.<p>Being college- and career-ready is …

Pedagogy
Diabetes

6 Smart Gardening Tips, So You Can Stop Killing Your Basil Plants

Three restaurant gardeners share their secrets and tips.<p>Farm-to-table fever means more restaurants with farmers on their payroll. These three green thumbs share their gardening secrets.<p><b>1. Make Every Inch Count</b><p>If space is at a premium—and isn’t it always?—don’t waste it growing the biggest produce …

Lifestyle

Everybody, Get Outside: Outdoor Dining Spaces of all Shapes and Sizes

(Image credit: The Glitter Guide)<p>It's that time of year when it's suddenly quite pleasant to be outside, and suddenly outside is the only place you …

Dining Rooms

Best Cities to Start a Tutoring or Education Consulting Business

Edtech Business<p>Best Cities to Start a Tutoring or Education Consulting Business<p>By Laura Zulliger     May 1, 2016<p>Shutterstock / Iconic Bestiary<p>The …

Watch 4 ed-tech trailblazers discuss disruptive change for the future

Darryl Adams, DOE's Ted Mitchell, and more share groundbreaking thoughts<p>“These are not infomercials,” is perhaps the best way to describe the …

Teacher professional learning pedagogy needs to change too

For too long now education conferences and professional learning events have prolonged a traditional “sage on the stage” approach. It is lazy and it …

Education-2025 - The Classroom of the Future

The Classroom of the Future<p>The Physical Space<p>The days of classrooms where a teacher desk sits at the front of the classroom and students’ desks are …

Luxury liveaboard dive boats: 5 of the world's best | CNN Travel

Scuba Diving

15 photos that will make you fall back in love with London

London sometimes gets a bad reputation, but it is one of the most beautiful cities in the world.<p>There are many stunning places in the world but we …

4 books that feel like travel

WHEN I CAN’T AFFORD TO TRAVEL, I find myself casting about for cheaper ways to discover something new about myself and the world. The obvious choice …

Books

8 Best Websites to Get a Single, First Class Seat | Investopedia

Not that long ago your options for buying a first-class seat on a flight were limited to burning a lot of frequent-flier miles or paying many times …

Teaching