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Picasso Was Wrong: How coding is leading the future of arts related careers

Vidcode | Posted 03.23.2017 | Education
Vidcode

Pablo Picasso, in one of his more famous quotes said "Every child is an artist, the problem is staying an artist when you grow up." But Picasso did...

How To Change Direction And Develop New Skills

Quora | Posted 03.19.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Quora

I remember the first time I hated my profession. I was 23 and in finance. So I quit to write (awful) novels. Almost all of the people I worked with in that first job are millionaires now. Oops.

Car Talk: 'Running' Out of Gas

Bonni Brodnick | Posted 03.17.2017 | Travel
Bonni Brodnick

My husband and I are trying to put this recent escapade in the rearview mirror because my declaration comes with a bit of embarrassment: Yesterday, I had the "winning" score of 11 miles to go in my gas tank and 8 miles to the closest station.

Alec Ross Wants To Talk To Your Kids

April Rudin | Posted 03.10.2017 | Impact
April Rudin

Never mind that he was raised by a mother so ferocious she was nicknamed, "Becky the Barbarian." To paraphrase Barry Goldwater, ferocity in defense of...

What Does India's 2016 Budget Mean for Jobs?

Sabina Dewan | Posted 03.04.2017 | Home
Sabina Dewan

Budget Day in India is met with intense scrutiny and heightened chatter among the pundits and political class in New Delhi. JustJobs Network's staff based in India shared their reactions to the new budget.

Will Workforce Development Succeed by Being Demand Driven?

Maureen Conway | Posted 02.05.2017 | Business
Maureen Conway

In workforce development, the phrase "demand driven" is common. The idea is that the job of workforce development organizations should be to ascertain the skills and competencies that companies want, and then prepare people with those skills and competencies and place them in open jobs.

How to Hack Your Habits

Lara Fielding | Posted 02.04.2017 | Healthy Living
Lara Fielding

Hacking into your auto-pilot is the antidote to habit formation. It is not initially rewarding, and often painful to build our self-awareness. Like solving the great mystery of you; collecting evidence, and looking for clues. It takes patience and courage.

Deep Work, Mastery and Becoming an Expert Instead of Watching Game of Thrones

Chantelle Zakariasen | Posted 01.27.2017 | Business
Chantelle Zakariasen

Don't get me wrong, I freaking love Game of Thrones. I devoured 5 seasons in 3 months this past summer and I wait with baited breath for the new ones....

12 Tips to Being Productive as a Stay at Home Freelancer

John Rampton | Posted 01.22.2017 | Business
John Rampton

Despite enjoying the freedom and flexibility of being a freelancer, it takes a lot of self-motivation to stay productive. There are mornings when we w...

Tackling Change: Are the Forces With You?

Lara Fielding | Posted 01.21.2017 | Healthy Living
Lara Fielding

Learn to identify the forces influencing your performance by practicing with the dashboard form. Whether you are tackling the playing field and other players, or an ominous change in your life, you can hone your awareness skills so that the forces may be with you!

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.

Shakira's Son Serves Up A Whole Lot Of Tennis Cuteness On Instagram

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 01.13.2016 | Latino Voices

Shakira's son Milan has been on this earth less than three years, and he's already impressed us with his adorable drumming, his ability to recognize U...

No One Is Hiring. Now What?

Jill Jacinto | Posted 01.05.2017 | Business
Jill Jacinto

Before straying from the field you had your heart set on, it's important to consider what your interests and passions are. Will moving to a field that is more reliable match well with your personality?

9 Things That Make Good Employees Quit

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 01.02.2017 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Managers tend to blame their turnover problems on everything under the sun, while ignoring the crux of the matter: people don't leave jobs; they leave managers. The sad thing is that this can easily be avoided. All that's required is a new perspective and some extra effort on the manager's part.

'No more crossed wires': how open innovation is born from company collaboration

Benjamin Cave | Posted 11.18.2016 | Business
Benjamin Cave

Open Data Institute trainer Ben Cave shares the wide benefits of the open approach taken with eLearning developer Sponge UK in collaborating on the ne...

9 Steps to Take When You Know You Are Destined for More

Grace Bluerock | Posted 10.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Grace Bluerock

Start taking these steps and before you realize it, you will be well on your way to doing work that gives you a deep sense of purpose and passion. You will become one of the 13 percent of people who love their work.

The Unavoidable Nature of Practice

Samuel 'Gentoku' McCree | Posted 10.27.2016 | Business
Samuel 'Gentoku' McCree

Some people don't understand practice and the simple power it has. Instead they imagine there is a way around it. They think if they get the right book on the subject, it will make it easier. Or maybe if they go to the right class or conference, then they'll figure out a work around they didn't see before.

Articulating the Value Proposition in Higher Education

Frederick M. Lawrence | Posted 10.28.2016 | Education
Frederick M. Lawrence

There has never been a greater need for articulating the value of higher education. It is not only the critics of higher education but also core members of our communities who question both the utility of a college education and the cost of obtaining that education.

Education in a Child's Best Interest

Susie Wolbe | Posted 10.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Susie Wolbe

Tony Wagner is an educator's educator and should be the hero of every parent whose child is going through the American education system. A former high...

Hard Skills vs. Soft Skills: What They Mean to Your Job Search and the Weight They Carry With HR

Kristi Russo | Posted 10.20.2016 | Business
Kristi Russo

The difference between skills and traits is a distinction that many job seekers seem to miss and can be crucial when asserting your value. Both hold a place in your overall assessment as a candidate.

Listening to Your Authentic Self: The Purpose of Emotions

Lara Fielding | Posted 10.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Lara Fielding

Only our internal experience and our emotions can truly guide us towards the answers to the big questions. But emotions get a bad wrap! We all know we have them. Yet, somehow, us humans get caught in a struggle to control or get rid of them.

How to Shine as an Introvert

Z Zoccolante | Posted 10.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Z Zoccolante

Remember no matter who you are, whether an introvert or an extrovert, you can be a leader, a mover, and shaker. And skills can be learned.

Better Skills for a New Generation

Up For School | Posted 10.10.2016 | Impact
Up For School

As we all know, opportunity still isn't evenly distributed. Yet, even for those around the world with access to education, there are many who are paying for a false bill of goods.

What an Insurance Executive Taught Me About Liberal Arts Colleges

Noah S. Leavitt | Posted 10.04.2016 | College
Noah S. Leavitt

While it is likely true that some colleges and universities may not endure, the teaching of a broad non-professional curriculum will always be needed.

Availability Is Not a Skill

Richard Moran | Posted 09.28.2016 | Business
Richard Moran

Cruel as it is, the playground rules provide a lesson about hiring. That lesson is: just because you are hanging around and available does not mean you will be picked.