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Rethinking Education: Why Our Education System Is Ripe For Disruption - Forbes

Rethinking Education: Why Our Education System Is Ripe For Disruption - Forbes | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
Our education system is not broken, it has just become obsolete When I think of all the tremendous, seemingly impossible feats made possible by entrepreneurs, I am amazed that more has not been done to reinvent our education system.
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What “Facilitation” Really Means And Why It’s Key To The Future Of Work

What “Facilitation” Really Means And Why It’s Key To The Future Of Work | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
Being a good facilitator isn’t the same as knowing how to manage people or run a meeting. It all comes down to understanding the tools–and structure–that help people collaborate.

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Once You Understand Emotion, Motivation is Easy

Once You Understand Emotion, Motivation is Easy | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
One of the most powerful theories on how to motivate people on the work-floor is Deci and Ryan's Self-Determination Theory.

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Once You Understand Emotion, Motivation is Easy
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Willpower Doesn’t Work. Here’s How to Actually Change Your Life.

Willpower Doesn’t Work. Here’s How to Actually Change Your Life. | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
Whether you want to get healthier, stop using social media so much, improve your relationships, be happier, write a book, or start a business — willpower won’t help you with any of these things…
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Jose Luis Yañez's curator insight, September 9, 8:46 PM
Willpower Doesn’t Work. Here’s How to Actually Change Your Life.
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This Psychological Study Teaches How To Re-Invent Your Identity, Turn-Back Time, And Hack Your…

In 1978, Ellen Langer, a Harvard psychologist, conducted an important study. She gave houseplants to two groups of nursing-home residents. One group was told they were responsible for keeping their…
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Eight Ways To Reduce Stress And Finally Get Some Rest

Eight Ways To Reduce Stress And Finally Get Some Rest | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it

Worrying about deadlines, work flow or employee issues is natural for people working in the business world. Stress happens. You have options, though, on how you deal with stress.

 

Sometimes, taking a moment to recenter yourself is all you need to do: By putting things into perspective, you can find the grit to keep going. That’s not always the best course of action, though. If you find that a particular task or job regularly leaves you feeling overwhelmed, drained or quietly angry, you may want to rethink how you approach the work or even consider whether you’d be better suited for a different sort of job or different company.


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The Learning Factor's curator insight, August 29, 9:31 PM

Adopt stress-relieving habits to improve productivity and happiness down the line.

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How to make change easier and smoother

How to make change easier and smoother | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it

It is getting harder to change. We are surrounded by a heady concoction of accelerating technological change, unremitting global socio-political unrest, and persistent economic frailty. However you want to characterise the times we live in, social, economic and commercial stability is not a part of it. And against this backdrop, it is hard to find an organization that is not engaged in a change or transformation process of some sort.


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5 TED Talks to help you set and reach your goals

5 TED Talks to help you set and reach your goals | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
Counterintuitive advice that will help you set and achieve your goals for the short-term, long-term and those moments in between.

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Successful Entrepreneurs Never Compromise on These 5 Fundamentals

Successful Entrepreneurs Never Compromise on These 5 Fundamentals | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
Caring for your health and family gives you the stamina and motivation to develop a sound business strategy that delivers real value.

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donhornsby's curator insight, August 17, 10:15 AM
Not every entrepreneur will become a success. Some will choose other things over their business. Others will burnout because, frankly, they burnt the candle at both ends. Worse yet, some will be completely ignored. However, Sheth believes if you follow each of these five habits, you can be found in the ranks of successful entrepreneurs who have realized it’s a little bit of strategy, a little bit of healthy and a little bit of family that makes up the whole part of the entrepreneur in the end.
 
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This 10-Minute Routine Will Increase Your Clarity And Creativity

This 10-Minute Routine Will Increase Your Clarity And Creativity | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
“Your subconscious mind works continuously, while you are awake, and while you sleep.” — Napoleon Hill Your subconscious never rests and is always on duty because it controls your heartbeat, blood…
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Jerry Busone's curator insight, August 18, 7:22 AM

This tip helped me write #OfftheBenchLeadership my book.

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What in the World Is Causing the Retail Meltdown of 2017?

What in the World Is Causing the Retail Meltdown of 2017? | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
In the middle of an economic recovery, hundreds of shops and malls are shuttering. The reasons why go far beyond Amazon.
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How Carnegie's Metamorphosis Signaled the Rise of a New Culture

How Carnegie's Metamorphosis Signaled the Rise of a New Culture | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
“His resolve is not to seem, but to be, the best.” [Aeschylus] It is no accident that the television series Mad Men was conceived and ran successfully for eight years in the United States, winning five Golden Globes. This is the land that coined lines like: Strangers' eye, keen and critical. Can you meet them proudly -- confidently - without fear? In print adverts for soap circa 1922. The show is a dramatized version of one of New York's most prestigious ad agencies at the beginning of the 1960s. It focuses on one of the firm's most mysterious but extremely talented ad executives -- Don Draper. Quite a few years after a skinny, nonathletic, and insecure high school student from Harmony Church -- a small town about a hundred miles from Kansas City in Missouri -- impressed by the value of public speaking, goes on to hold a sol
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Arrange your time and tasks according to these seven categories, and you’ll be a creativity machine

Arrange your time and tasks according to these seven categories, and you’ll be a creativity machine | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
Art is hard. Creative insights are hard to predict, and just when it gets difficult, your mind immediately jumps to a distraction: something easier to do, an excuse, a scapegoat. To get the most out…
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Stop Managing Your Time And Start Owning it – Thrive Global

Stop Managing Your Time And Start Owning it – Thrive Global | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
Time is precious and valuable. More valuable than money. You can make money back when you lose it. But once your time is lost, it’s gone forever. And time spent can never be reclaimed. That is a…
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2,000 Executives Weighed In On Embracing Change. These 7 Keys Were Most Important

2,000 Executives Weighed In On Embracing Change. These 7 Keys Were Most Important | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
Through their research, McKinsey studied the organizations that scored the highest and found these seven traits of "good implementers."

1. Ownership and commitment to change.
If you're going to have a shot at sustaining change, you'll have to assign clear, organization-wide ownership. This includes every department at every level across the organization. Although it's a tedious process, ensuring that everyone has a role and is a part of the big picture is vital to driving commitment.

2. A prioritized set of changes.
Tackling too many changes at once will bog down your organizations and lead to employee burnout. An operational or strategy shift doesn't happen overnight.

It can take months if not years before the benefits of organizational change are realized. To streamline the process and save employee's mental bandwidth, roll out a prioritized list of changes in succession.

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If It Doesn’t Suck, It’s Not Worth Doing – The Mission – Medium

If It Doesn’t Suck, It’s Not Worth Doing – The Mission – Medium | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
According to psychological research, the anticipation of an event is almost always more emotionally powerful than the event itself. The dread of asking your boss for a raise is paralyzing and can…
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I Once Talked To Seth Godin On The Phone: Here’s How It Changed My Life and Business

It was a year ago. I had 15 people working for me, my business was losing money every month, I was stressed beyond belief, and everyone thought I was successful. “You know, Jeff,” my business coach…
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Habits vs. Goals: A Look at the Benefits of a Systematic Approach to Life

Habits vs. Goals: A Look at the Benefits of a Systematic Approach to Life | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
The power of habits comes from their automaticity. This is why they are more powerful than goals. Read this article to harness the power of habits.
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Amazon’s Price Cuts on Food Leave Rivals Bracing for Impact

Amazon’s Price Cuts on Food Leave Rivals Bracing for Impact | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
A price war has raged in U.S. supermarket aisles for well over a year, bloodying retailers big and small. On Monday, Amazon.com Inc. plans to toss a smart bomb into the fray.

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Richard Platt's curator insight, August 26, 10:24 AM

We'd heard this was coming, now you can expect to see a real shake up in the retail grocery market coming soon.  This is gonna get interesting.

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8 Powerful Ways To Deal With A Problem Employee - LaRae Quy | Empower the Leader in You

8 Powerful Ways To Deal With A Problem Employee - LaRae Quy | Empower the Leader in You | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
As entrepreneurs, business owners, and leaders you will encounter a problem employee at some point. They can waste a lot of your valuable time.

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The Simplest, Surest Way to Change Your Results

The Simplest, Surest Way to Change Your Results | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
Success doesn’t happen overnight. It’s built through consistency and dedication.

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Top 12 Ways To Increase Willpower NOW – The Mission – Medium

Top 12 Ways To Increase Willpower NOW – The Mission – Medium | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
In her book The Willpower Instinct, Kelly McGonigal asks this question, exploring the ways in which different threats can derail our willpower, perpetually keeping us in the stressful biological…
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The 2 Hour Rule: The Genius of Einstein, Darwin, and Nietzsche Applied

The 2 Hour Rule: The Genius of Einstein, Darwin, and Nietzsche Applied | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
He was a daydreamer. The pioneering theory that lead him to establish the foundation of modern physics was actually envisioned in one of his many famous thought experiments. He wondered, specifically…
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5 ways to Build Your Personal Brand

5 ways to Build Your Personal Brand | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
In this day and age, branding is no longer associated with institutions and organizations, individuals are now brands, they are regarded as influencer

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Edge computing could push the cloud to the fringe

Edge computing could push the cloud to the fringe | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
Peter Levine has an interesting working theory. He believes cloud computing is going to take a back seat to edge computing -- and we will soon see the..

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Build the habit first – The Mission – Medium

Build the habit first – The Mission – Medium | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
We all have habits that we’d like to build. We want to go to the gym three times a week, we want to meditate 20 minutes a day, or we want to write 1,000 words a day. As is usually the case, we dream…
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