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Trans-Atlantic Concord: Tutoring by Paraprofessionals Works

Robert E. Slavin | Posted 03.03.2016 | Education
Robert E. Slavin

Proven tutoring models of all types should be a standard offering for every school. More research is always needed to find more effective and cost-effective strategies. But there is no reason whatsoever not to use what we have now.

5 Simple Tips for Exceptional Communication

Michael Thomas Sunnarborg | Posted 03.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Michael Thomas Sunnarborg

Knowing that we are response-able, consider the following five tips to help improve your communications:

3 Ways Listening Can Make Your Life Better

Matt Fore | Posted 03.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Matt Fore

This idea of hearing what other people say is brilliant. I wish I had come up with it myself. On my final day in the cruise ship diner I pointed to the menu and asked if I could have the roller skate salad with a rubber squeegee on the side. My waiter gave me a big smile. "Yes." That was nice. This time I smiled back. I'm still waiting.

6 Ways to Increase Focus and Celebrate Single Tasking

Susie Wolbe | Posted 02.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Susie Wolbe

Whether you decided to focus on one job at a time on Single Tasking Day or not, make it a goal to decrease distractions and improve focus and attention. Enjoy accomplishing more, doing a better job on each undertaking, and spending less time on every assignment.

An Adult Without All the Answers

Megan B. Baldwin | Posted 02.19.2016 | Parents
Megan B. Baldwin

Learning something new every day is a good thing -- it keeps my mind fresh and pushes the boundaries of my world just a little bit further. Accepting help doesn't make me less of a wife or a mom or a person -- it just makes me human.

6: Not Just Blossom's Friend. In Her Opinionation, The Sun Is Gonna Surely Shine!

Stacey Gish Wallenstein | Posted 02.10.2016 | Parents
Stacey Gish Wallenstein

Last year on my daughter's fifth birthday I wrote "Forever Young. Want Her to Be Forever Young". On her sixth birthday I think how this year is so dif...

Riding for Tomorrow: Relationships Over Results

Elin Barton | Posted 03.08.2016 | Business
Elin Barton

By nature I'm not a patient person. I like seeing results, and my preferred timeframe is generally "now". Give me a problem and I immediately want to...

6 Reasons Why Effective Listening Will Get You Better Relationships

Diane Passage | Posted 02.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Diane Passage

Effective listening will benefit you at work, school, and as you go about your day. One of the best results, though, is cultivating deeper relationships with more insight and greater opportunities. Here are a few advantages you'll experience when paying close attention to your loved ones:

When Listening Says it Best

Marcia Naomi Berger | Posted 02.03.2016 | Women
Marcia Naomi Berger

We might think that our spoken words express what people take in. Yet studies by Dr. Albert Mehrabian and colleagues [1] confirm the truth of the fam...

Check Your Friendships: The Voting Has Begun

William Spear | Posted 02.02.2016 | Politics
William Spear

The cacophony of anger, disappointment and outright disgust with the American political process coupled with the banality of cat videos and lottery winners gone bust has reached epic proportions

Yoga and the Art of Deal Maintenance (or "Eat, Pray, Close")

Connor Diemand-Yauman | Posted 02.01.2016 | Business
Connor Diemand-Yauman

The value of physical flexibility in yoga is obvious, and by the end of my stay at the ashram I'd made significant gains: my bends were deeper, my twists twistier, and on good days I could literally put my foot in my mouth.

6 Tips for Fun and Success: Notes From the Real World

Adam Sulkowski | Posted 02.01.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Adam Sulkowski

I'm proud to call Greg my former student. At a recent meet-up we realized that, whatever we do, six maxims exist for generating and enjoying good outc...

5 Communication Mistakes Almost Every Couple Makes

Dr. Margaret Rutherford | Posted 02.01.2016 | Fifty
Dr. Margaret Rutherford

Good listening is a skill. Like every other skill, practice makes it better. Why do we stop listening? There are many reasons, but here are a few.

Practice Listening to Women: An Anti-Rape Strategy

Vanessa Zoltan | Posted 01.25.2016 | Women
Vanessa Zoltan

Retrain your ears so that you value the pitch of a woman's voice. Practice when it's easy. Tune in and try to hear. These practices will help when the situation is confusing and the hormones are rushing. Practice listening.

Why I/We Hate Exercise (And How to Circumnavigate Our Reluctance)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 01.15.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

This equation is simple:a few minutes of discipline equals hours of comfort, pleasure, a lengthened lifespan, and less time spent on medical procedures.

How to Talk to Potential Customers

Harry Red | Posted 01.12.2016 | Business
Harry Red

When you start a new business, can you name the wisest first step? Should you build a product or service? Hire staff? Buy stock? No. First step: you talk to potential customers. To see if the pain you intend to cure runs deep enough. Period.

Stop Throwing Yourself Off-Balance - 5 Factors to be Mindful of When Making Business Decisions

Valeh Nazemoff | Posted 10.02.2016 | Business
Valeh Nazemoff

When business owners and executives attending my latest business transformation workshop instantly shouted their response to a question I posed, it re...

Juicy January Hints for Listening to Kids & Having Them Listen to You

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 01.06.2016 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

It's a new year and time for building new relationships with kids. How do we listen to them and get to know them better, so we're really there for the...

This Holiday Season, Let's Just Try to Listen

Dr. Ipshita Basu Guha | Posted 12.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Ipshita Basu Guha

Considering our professions, work commitments and the fickleness of life, I am not sure when we will make that trip but we did promise to try our best. This holiday season let us spend some time listening, paying attention and being there in the zone.

The Power of Tears

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 12.18.2015 | Impact
Mitch Ditkoff

Is there someone going through a hard time you've been propping up with your good intentions? Who is this person? Are you willing, the next time you meet with him or her, to stop trying to save them from their pain and simply let them feel what there is to feel?

Stopping Gun Violence In The U.S. Starts with Us

Psyched in San Francisco | Posted 12.14.2015 | Politics
Psyched in San Francisco

"Us vs. Them" is the poison this American culture is pumping out and ingesting on every level of our society and we are all ill from it. The longing to belong is wired into our cells, yet on multiple levels of our society we actively leave people out.

Give Kids a Break! Don't Make Them Choose Between Naughty or Nice

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 12.11.2015 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Do you think we over do it when we challenge or even threaten our kids to be bad or good or naughty or nice for Santa? Santa's a good guy. We give h...

12 Tips to Tame Tense Kids Applying to College

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 12.07.2016 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Is your teen a junior or senior in high school choosing which colleges to apply to? Do they hear advice as pressure? Are they struggling with safe and reach schools, unsure where they belong? They want help but can hardly bear it because college talk just makes them tense.

5 Choices of Listening: Intentional Leaders Choose Wisely

Kirsten Taberner-Siggins and Kathy Taberner | Posted 12.02.2016 | Business
Kirsten Taberner-Siggins and Kathy Taberner

It is no secret that effective leadership requires strong listening skills. However, most of us are never taught how to listen to understand.

Writing, Fame, and Kindness

William Kenower | Posted 12.02.2016 | Books
William Kenower

When I was a young man, I wanted to be famous. It didn't matter so much as what, though early on I recognized that writing was the most appealing path...