Schools have rules, grades, tests, competitions, and hopefully, learning. If kids want to enjoy school, be inspired, maintain their desires for discovery, and have fun, they need to find their own pace at learning and not be pressured into doing more or less.
The truth is I wish you posted more on Facebook. It's a fact that I feel closer to my friends who post regularly on Facebook than I do to those who rely only on phone calls or visits for sharing their lives with me.
While Facebook has been available to the public for almost 10 years, you can still become an early adopter for one of its features that is rapidly gaining popularity in the entrepreneurial community right now.
I left the ER that evening thinking about how much stress impacts our bodies. That a panic attack essentially left Brad unable to move most of his body, in pain, and barely able to breathe or talk.
There's one mystery that has always intrigued and infuriated mystery buffs in equal measure, and that is the real-life disappearance of the Queen of Mysteries herself, Agatha Christie, back in 1926.
Small organizations often have a large problem. Social media have become more important for branding, awareness, engagement and business goals, but one community manager can only do so much.
We browse our Facebook feed and see extraordinary things happening all around us. A Facebook friend just climbed Mount Kilimanjaro. A friend of a friend won The Great Food Truck Race. Someone else was named Chicago's Teacher of the Year. It seems to happen all the time.
I recently had the inspiring experience of sitting down with the associate director for the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence to discuss the upcoming Emotional Revolution Summit (ERS) -- a game-changing effort between the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence and Lady Gaga.
In order to sell the steak, sometimes you've just got to build the sizzle around it. Entrepreneur E Brian Rose learned this a long time ago when trying to build businesses that eventually failed.
Do you know people who haven't officially joined Facebook but are, in fact, looking on the site everyday? You know who I'm talking about. They snoop around Facebook without actually creating an account themselves? Instead, these folks use a spouse's or friend's username and password. Or they open completely fictitious accounts.
Just because I don't have a boyfriend, that doesn't mean I shouldn't celebrate important milestones with the people I love.
Friends often ask me, on huge down market days like Friday, what I think of equities moving forward. While I have earned decent long-term returns from Apple, several ETFs, and from trading around volatile names like Twitter, I don't give financial advice for a living.
Have you ever noticed that whenever men date younger women, it doesn't seem to make a ripple of shock or disbelief in society? However, when a woman dates a younger man, they are considered to be a cougar or "robbing the cradle."
This article is not intended as a dig at Facebook, but rather at the tech media. As with a good majority of the stories they cover today, the tech media in this case merely piggybacked on each other's headlines like vultures at the site of a kill.
When Espy was eleven years old and living in a tent at a United Nations refugee camp in Gatumba, soldiers from the regular Congolese army set fire to tents and used machetes to massacre the refugees. Espy was shot in the back and played dead among the dead and dying to survive.
For the Maker Movement to grow up it's going to need to incorporate some of this organizational common sense. I'd be thinking hard about how to connect makers and the things they make, with the people who need them.