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Face Dancing Will Make You Better -- At Everything You Aren't Good At

Leonard Kim | Posted 01.19.2017 | Business
Leonard Kim

Are you are either an admittedly bad dancer, know a bad dancer, or have ever seen a bad dancer?I'm a bad dancer. You may be a bad dancer too.

17 of the Best Podcasts for Entrepreneurs

James Carbary | Posted 01.19.2017 | Business
James Carbary

This list of the best podcasts for entrepreneurs is chalk full of people who have walked through the early days of starting up, made it through to the other side, and are willing to guide the rest of us to the promised land.

26 Things I've Learned In My 20s

Serena Piper | Posted 01.19.2017 | Women
Serena Piper

To commemorate my 26 years of life (and to preface my 27th), and to help my fellow 20-somethings by sharing the wealth of my fountain of knowledge (read that with a tinge of sarcasm), here are the 26 most important things I've learned thus far in my 20s.

Dyslexia: Learning Disability or Entrepreneurial Advantage?

Elliot S. Weissbluth | Posted 01.19.2017 | Business
Elliot S. Weissbluth

Having dyslexia doesn't mean you can't learn or be successful, but you may have to go about it a little differently.

Four Books That Every Entrepreneur Must Read in 2016

Timothy Sykes | Posted 01.18.2017 | Business
Timothy Sykes

Even if you only have time to read four books this year (that is just one book every three months), these are the four books that you need to be reading. These are four of the best books that every entrepreneur, in virtually every field, needs to read in 2016.

When Did You Last Take a Walk With Gratitude?

Nicola Arnold CPCC | Posted 01.14.2017 | Healthy Living
Nicola Arnold CPCC

What would it feel like to remind yourself about what you've achieved in a week? What's made you smile... Made you laugh... How you've helped others...what you're proud of and ultimately what's made you happy?

What I Learnt From A Day With A Marketing Guru

Jamie Scanlon | Posted 01.12.2017 | Business
Jamie Scanlon

A lesson in becoming who you are, what others see and where you fit in the middle. It's not about me, it's about you Sounds like most breakups righ...

5 Things Your Kids Will Always Remember About You

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 01.08.2017 | Parents
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

Every moment is another chance to make a memory, and whether or not we realize it, we're creating good or bad memories every day, while indifferent moments just fade away. We all have regrets. It's never too late to make an unforgettable impact.

How a Blessing of Light Enriches Your Marriage

Anne Naylor | Posted 01.07.2017 | Weddings
Anne Naylor

Performing a wedding ceremony is a blessing for me. I love the weddings I officiate, and the couples I meet for them.

5 Things You Need To Embrace To Build A Marketplace

Leonard Kim | Posted 01.06.2017 | Business
Leonard Kim

In this digital age, marketplaces are quickly shifting to online and mobile platforms. These types of marketplaces are not always easy to build. Mark...

It's Never Too Late to Thank Your Teacher

Jody Gastfriend | Posted 01.06.2017 | Education
Jody Gastfriend

It takes more than political promises to truly inspire children, show them the gift of their own potential and prepare them to tackle life's many challenges. It takes really great teachers.

Technology Brokering in Silicon Valley

Soren Petersen | Posted 01.05.2017 | Business
Soren Petersen

How do engineers contribute to concepts through integration of new technologies? How do they turn inventions into innovative applications supporting new or existing user needs?

Here's Why Late-Night Snacking May Be Bad For Your Brain

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 01.05.2016 | Science

Scientists have long known that chowing down late at night can have negative effects on our bodies, from weight gain to an increased risk for Type 2 d...

Thank You, Difficulty.

Connor Diemand-Yauman | Posted 01.04.2017 | Science
Connor Diemand-Yauman

It's time for a difficulty revolution. If we're to be better partners, employees, and friends, we must embrace and celebrate moments of difficulty. Why? Simply put, difficulty is the crux of all learning and growth, and one of the clearest indicators that we're achieving our goals.

4 Ways to 'Press On' Rather Than 'Hang On'

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 01.04.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

Remember the difference between the victor and the defeated. In the midst of failure the defeated finds blame and despair, while the victor learns a lesson and hopes to press on toward another day. If you live as a victor you will see more victories.

Dear Me: Letter to My 16-Year-Old Self

Diane Lee | Posted 12.30.2016 | Women
Diane Lee

Dear Me, Wow. You are almost 50. So glad you made it out of the '80s alive, with your brain cells fully intact and no hint of an STD. But wasn't it a...

The Difference Between Being 'Not Wrong' and Being Right

James Clear | Posted 12.30.2016 | Healthy Living
James Clear

If your tendency in any situation is to "not fail," then you'll find it hard to ever truly win because you're teaching yourself that it's better to make an easy choice that's "not wrong" than a hard choice that's right.

Preparing Students for a Project-Based World

Tom Vander Ark | Posted 12.30.2016 | Education
Tom Vander Ark

There are no longer easy-to-follow models for organizational design; the world is changing too fast. In both the public and private sector a rule that appears to have sustainability is maintaining a lean core structure that adaptively adds new projects.

Kyle Phillips: Without Teachers, What Hope Do We Have?

A Teacher Like You | Posted 12.29.2016 | Education
A Teacher Like You

Without passionate and dedicated teachers in our public schools, what hope does the future have?

Teach for the Test Versus Learn for the Test

Eric Eisner | Posted 12.28.2016 | Education
Eric Eisner

The hundreds and hundreds of middle school students we see are more concerned with managing teacher expectations and less with learning. Standardized tests calibrate approval exclusively with right and wrong answers instead of any grasp of why an answer is correct or, better yet, why the question was posed in the first place.

9 Things We Never Learned In School But Should Have

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 12.28.2015 | Fifty

You spend your adolescent years lugging around back-breaking textbooks full of complicated math concepts, everything from the periodic table to calcul...

Storytelling Is the Trojan Horse of Wisdom

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 12.26.2016 | Impact
Mitch Ditkoff

Most people, sometime in their life, enter into a period of seeking. The language they use to describe their quest may be different, but the intention is the same -- to tap into a higher dimension of knowing and become self-realized.

How a Learning Methodology One Company Created Helps Big Brands Drive Competitive Advantage

Nina Tomaro | Posted 12.23.2016 | Business
Nina Tomaro

In a world with global competition at its greatest peak, businesses are forced to rethink ways to maintain a competitive advantage in their industry. Even the largest brands realize they are at risk in this new economy, as many struggle to address huge issues that can make or break an organization.

How to Speak with Children About Violence

Byron Garrett | Posted 12.23.2016 | Education
Byron Garrett

I know these are all good hypothetical solutions to what can only be described as a national plague of violence but as I said in Omaha, we need to work together as communities to provide our neighbors, friends and families with the tools and space to talk about problems and solve them. Any other solution is just putting a band-aid on a hemorrhage.

If More American's Traveled Overseas Our Perceptions of People and Places Would Change

Nicholas Kontis | Posted 12.18.2016 | Travel
Nicholas Kontis

Nicholas Kontis - Making Tamales With Local Women in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico Travel was instilled into my blood at an early age. When I was 12 years,...