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Researchers have isolated what may be the single most important trait that makes kids successful in school

Paul Hackett/Reuters<p><b>Researchers who've studied more than 6,000 kindergartners found that the kids rated by their parents as more curious and willing</b> …

Psychology

7 Vegan Pasta Recipes That Are Way Better Without Cheese

View Gallery7 photos<p>1 / 7<p>Mushroom and Walnut Spicy Vegan Bolognese<p>If you're bored of trying to pretend that you actually like meat-substitutes, try …

Vegan

The Ridge Slim Front Pocket Wallets

Want to Be a Successful Leader? Stop Reading About What They Do and Start Applying These 5 Success Habits Instead

Dr. John Stahl-Wert, best-selling author of 'The Serving Leader,' reveals what leaders worldwide do to succeed.<p>Are you a sucker for articles or books enticing you with the latest lists of behaviors that successful leaders supposedly share? You've probably picked up a few themes by now, …

Leadership

The 4 reasons to stop setting goals (and focus on process, instead)

I’m a recovering outcome addict.<p>Since my teenage years, I’ve been chasing one outcome after the next.<p>The list is exhausting. Leaving Turkey and …

Motivation

Agile at Scale

By now most business leaders are familiar with agile innovation teams. These small, entrepreneurial groups are designed to stay close to customers and adapt quickly to changing conditions. When implemented correctly, they almost always result in higher team productivity and morale, faster time to …

Management

Pillbox Hits a Homer with Their Baseball Glove Wallet

Posted in Gear and Wallets<p>Handcrafted in Minnesota using upcycled vintage leather from well-used baseball gloves, the slim wallets from classic …

Jeff Bezos Banned PowerPoint in Meetings. His Replacement Is Brilliant

Narrative memos have replaced PowerPoint presentations at Amazon. Here are three reasons why.<p>In his 2018 annual letter, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos repeated his rule that PowerPoint is banned in executive meetings. What Bezos replaces it with provides even more valuable insight for …

Public Speaking

12 Healthy Vegan Recipes You Can Actually Make During A Hectic Work Week

1 of 12<p>Prevention<p>Curried Carrot-Lentil Soup<p>Simple but satisfying, this carrot-lentil soup is rich in antioxidants that will boost your immune system and fend off inflammation. Its robust and savory flavor comes from a few key spices you likely have in your pantry, and once paired some crusty bread, …

Elon Musk’s advice for when you’re dragged into useless meetings

Were Elon Musk to write a guide to business etiquette, it would likely be a slim volume, though a lively read, if his recent email to employees is any guide.<p>Musk, co-founder and CEO of Tesla, is reportedly pushing to double production, beginning in June, of the company’s Model 3 compact car, an …

Tesla

It Took Steve Jobs Less Than 60 Seconds to Share the Best Leadership Advice You'll Hear Today

Resist the urge to fix all your team's problems, and do this instead<p>Back in the spring of 1992, Steve Jobs was invited to speak to a group of students at the MIT Sloan School of Management. (According to MIT, the lecture was a bit of a surprise, the result of the efforts of a Sloan student whose …

There Are 4 Types of Managers. One Is More Effective Than the Others

In a utopian corporate world, managers lavish a constant stream of feedback on their direct reports. This is necessary, the thinking goes, because organizations and responsibilities are changing rapidly, requiring employees to constantly upgrade their skills. Indeed, the desire for frequent …

Management

5 Things People With Emotional Intelligence Do When Their Buttons Are Pushed

When you clash with difficult people at work, how do you manage your emotions?<p>Do you work with people who display emotional intelligence? Better yet, do <i>you</i> display your own emotional intelligence (EQ) when working with others? I've experienced my fair share of conflict and drama in the workplace -- …

Emotional Intelligence

What Happens to Student Behavior When Schools Prioritize Art

<i>Excerpt from You, Your Child, and School: Navigate Your Way to the Best Education by Sir Ken Robinson, Ph. D and Lou Aronica, published on March 13,</i> …

Education

The process of building trust works in the opposite way that you think it does

<i>Wharton psychologist and author Adam Grant recently sat down with Daniel Coyle, author of the new book</i> The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups<i>, to talk about the surprising truth about how trust works, and how we can build it in groups large and small. This article is a condensed</i> …

Self-improvement

12 delicious vegan recipes that you need to make this spring

Now that Easter is behind us it’s time to put down the chocolate and focus on spring. With any luck we’ve seen the back of the Beast from the East …

Food

Devil Your Avocado—It's the Parisian Way

<i>This recipe and excerpt comes from the cookbook</i> Tasting Paris <i>by Clotilde Dusoulier, who you may know from her blog Chocolate & Zucchini. We're big fans of her yogurt cake and seaweed tartare—so we're beyond thrilled about these...</i><p><i>A quote about them from our Marketing Coordinator, Danielle</i> …

Bistros

How Can You Tell Someone Is a True Leader? Look for 1 Skill That Makes Bosses Cringe

This superhuman skill is foundational for effective communication.<p>Robert K. Greenleaf, the founder of the modern servant leadership movement, once said: "Don't assume, because you are intelligent, able, and well-motivated, that you are open to communication, that you know how to listen."<p>Is that an …

Do Just 1 Thing Differently to Learn Faster and Remember Longer: No Extra Time, Effort, or Technology Required

You don't even have to change the manner in which you study or practice. You only have to do this.<p>Even though many people feel that success is all about whom you know, success is almost always based on <i>what</i> you know. That's why so many people want to learn faster, retain more information, and …

Vegan Lasagna! How To Make This Classic Dish Without Meat Or Cheese

Just because her diet is plant-based, that doesn’t mean <i>hot for food</i> blog’s Lauren Toyota eschews comfort food. In fact, she couldn’t live without …

Vegan Pinto Bean Chili Cheese Fries

This amazing tasting <b>Vegan Pinto Bean Chili Cheese Fries</b> is easy to prepare with basic ingredients found in most pantries. Oven baked fries topped …

Guiding Students to a Healthy Math Identity

Helping children shift from the fixed mindset—one that says some people were born to be great mathematicians while others are doomed to struggle—is …

This hexagonal indoor farm grows more food in less space with 90% less water

Hexagro‘s Living Farming Tree is a groundbreaking indoor garden that uses technology to grow food faster using less space. The innovative design …

Aquaponics

Best Article Ever To Have Students Read About Cellphones!

Last year, I shared a summary of a recent study documenting the negative cognitive impact a cellphone has just by leaving it on your desk (see New …

How creating 'context zones' could turn you into a productivity powerhouse

Have you ever thought that there aren't nearly enough hours in the day to get everything done? Did you worry about that when you were 18?<p>Kunal …

25 Vegan Recipes That Won't Mess With Your Weight-Loss Goals

If you're vegan you know that if you don't meal-plan ahead of time, it's very easy to fall into the pasta-and-tomato-sauce trap. Once that happens, …

11 Dairy-Free Recipes You’d Swear Were the Real Thing

If you're among the 33 percent of all people worldwide who are lactose intolerant (40 million of whom are American), these dairy-free recipes of the …

The Pen from a Parallel Universe

A circular/cylindrical writing instrument being the physical standard seems quite interesting. We’ve worked with everything from hexagonal pencils, …

This 100-Year-Old To-Do List Method Promises Maximum Productivity

When you’re writing your to-do list, it’s tempting to write down all the tasks you might <i>possibly</i> get done the following day. But where do you even …

These golden milk ice cream brownie sandwiches are as decadent as they are healthy

Dessert has earned a bad rap for being chock-full of inflammation-causing ingredients (dairy, refined sugars, and flour among them). So when Jules …