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15 Secrets of the Most Successful Self-Learners

15 Secrets of the Most Successful Self-Learners | Moving minds and people in business | Scoop.it

For many curious folks, their impassioned yearning to soak up as much of the world’s wonders as possible completely transcends the boundaries of a traditional classroom. Armed with an insatiable lust for knowledge, they set out to acquire it on their own terms, although a few pointers obviously can’t hurt before departure and landing!

 

Not every possible technique will necessarily stick with all self-motivated learners, of course, but the only way to find out is to test them. Try some of the following and experiment with what works in a more independent educational setting.

 

 


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A personal emotional intelligence growth curve

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http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=autodidact

 

John Michel's curator insight, June 24, 2013 8:07 AM

Great insights on how to invest in yourself.

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Be a great leader? = Be a great learner.

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Network Rail 'too big', says Sir Richard Branson - BBC News

Network Rail 'too big', says Sir Richard Branson - BBC News | Moving minds and people in business | Scoop.it
Network Rail is too big and should be broken up into regional units, Sir Richard Branson tells the BBC.
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10 Top Digital Marketing Automation Tools That Could Transform Your Business

10 Top Digital Marketing Automation Tools That Could Transform Your Business | Moving minds and people in business | Scoop.it
What is digital marketing automation?

Digital marketing automation has its roots in email marketing.

So how do we define it?

It is software that allows you to automate repetitive tasks, reduce human error, manage complexity and measure and optimize your efforts.

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Why Teachers and Students Should Blog | Edudemic

Why Teachers and Students Should Blog | Edudemic | Moving minds and people in business | Scoop.it

Blogs have the potential to expand student creativity, not to mention their writing skills. Language Arts and Reading specialists will love that, right?

 

But how do I convince them that their students are thirsty for the knowledge they want to share but not the same way that they themselves obtained it?


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How to Create Pinterest Content That Connects: What Marketers Need To Know

How to Create Pinterest Content That Connects: What Marketers Need To Know | Moving minds and people in business | Scoop.it
Do you use Pinterest? In this article you'll discover what Pinterest content the community looks for and how to create pins to get their attention.

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A single pinprick test could detect hundreds of viruses

A single pinprick test could detect hundreds of viruses | Moving minds and people in business | Scoop.it
Researchers say they have created a tool that could reveal many of the viruses that have infected a person in the past.
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Feedback Lim Xin Yan Volunteer in Kathmandu, Nepal Dental Program

Feedback Lim Xin Yan Volunteer in Kathmandu, Nepal Dental Program | Moving minds and people in business | Scoop.it
Volunteer Name: Lim Xin Yan
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Program Dates: 17 May to 30, 2015
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5 Steps To A Small Business Marketing Plan

5 Steps To A Small Business Marketing Plan | Moving minds and people in business | Scoop.it

A business plan helps map out the direction for your small business and a well-executed marketing plan helps you understand how to get there. By providing detailed steps on ways to create brand awareness, increase sales and solidify customer relationships.

 

Take a look at these five ways to lay the foundation for a solid marketing plan.


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DARE WE DO AWAY WITH PROFESSIONALISM? By Carl Rogers - Mediate Your Life

From The Carl Rogers Reader by Carl Ransom Rogers ‪Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1989 DARE WE DO AWAY WITH PROFESSIONALISM? By Carl Rogers A challenge that I wish to raise, especially for clinical and social psychologists, is the radical possibility of sweeping away our procedures for professionalization. I know what heresy that idea is, what terror it strikes in the …

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10 Fantastic Instagram Posts and Why They Work

10 Fantastic Instagram Posts and Why They Work | Moving minds and people in business | Scoop.it
Let's look at ten fantastic Instagram posts, why they work, and how you can use these ideas for your future Instagram content.

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12 Tough Truths that Help You Grow

12 Tough Truths that Help You Grow | Moving minds and people in business | Scoop.it
As you look back on your life, you will often realize that many of the times you thought you were being rejected from something good, you were in fact being redirected to something better.

 

You can’t control everything. Sometimes you just need to relax and have faith that things will work out. Let go a little and just let life happen. Because sometimes the truths you can’t change, end up changing you and helping you grow.


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Why We Sent a Single Tweet 44 Times

Why We Sent a Single Tweet 44 Times | Moving minds and people in business | Scoop.it
In the past three months, Hootsuite’s main Twitter handle (@hootsuite) has Tweeted a single piece of content 44 times. Soon our social media team will probably do it again, making an even 45. We’re not afraid to repeat our content, and we don’t think you should be either.

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The Science Behind the Modern Sales Professional #INFOGRAPHIC

The Science Behind the Modern Sales Professional #INFOGRAPHIC | Moving minds and people in business | Scoop.it
With the growth of social media, potentials buyers are making their decisions online and sales teams should be a part of that process. How do sales teams avoid missing out on these opportunities? What are the skills and traits of modern salespeople? What makes a good social seller? Check out Sales for Life's latest infographic examining the anatomy of a social seller.

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76% of social sellers spend most of their time on LinkedIn vs Twitter (16%) and Facebook (44%)

According to LinkedIn, 89% of buyers turn away if the professional doesn’t have the right insights or knowledge about their business

A study performed by IDC social social buying study showed that Social Selling leaders are 80% more productive

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The points of this article support reasons why more professionals are putting emphasis on their efforts on #LinkedIN. The right daily activities can transform your #business and bank account. 

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Do Social Media and SEO Impact Google Rankings?

Do Social Media and SEO Impact Google Rankings? | Moving minds and people in business | Scoop.it
You might have stuck with simple SEO “techniques” in the past, but changes in search engine algorithms make it important to realize how important social media sharing is to your overall SEO strategy.

 

With that being said, knowing your current SEO ranking and score is extremely important before even thinking about making any changes.

 

There are important reasons why you should incorporate social media in your SEO campaigns, but here are 3 super important things to think about in regards to socials impact.
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You Only Have 8 Seconds of Attention: How to Connect with Your Audience Lightning Fast

You Only Have 8 Seconds of Attention: How to Connect with Your Audience Lightning Fast | Moving minds and people in business | Scoop.it
How do you communicate in just 8 second that a viewer should continue to read or watch your content? You need to show that your content is relevant to your viewer and that it has value to them.

 

Then you need to give them an easy path for further engagement with your content. Sounds like a tall order, I know, but this infographic from SDL breaks down the tasks into manageable sub-categories.


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Read the trend

10 years ago: 30 seconds

Now: 8 seconds

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What Social Media Tactics Are Most Effective?

What Social Media Tactics Are Most Effective? | Moving minds and people in business | Scoop.it

The most effective social media tactics according to the highest-ranking blog posts and pages.


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Should your business be on Snapchat, Ello, Vine or other niche social networks?

Should your business be on Snapchat, Ello, Vine or other niche social networks? | Moving minds and people in business | Scoop.it
There are a stunning amount of social networks out there, offering some inventive, engaging ways for people to connect and share with one another.

Which ones should you be on?

Beyond the big six networks—Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Instagram, and Pinterest—there are dozens more that are quickly rising in usage or are super valuable for particular audiences and niches. It’s a ton to keep track of. It can be a mystery to know where to spend your time.

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How to Write for Social Media

How to Write for Social Media | Moving minds and people in business | Scoop.it
in this digital age of selfies and hashtags, learning how to write for social media has become more than just a good idea—it’s a necessity. So what can you do to engage your audience in a short social media post?

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Don't be embarrassed and aim to make 200 mistakes. ANYONE can learn a language in just three months

Don't be embarrassed and aim to make 200 mistakes. ANYONE can learn a language in just three months | Moving minds and people in business | Scoop.it

Since 2003, Lewis has become a fluent and confident speaker of seven languages; and he's able to have confident conversations in many others.

His aim is to help people feel confident in speaking another language, even if they've only just started learning.

He says his mission in life is 'giving people permission to make mistakes,' as 'the more mistakes you make, the faster you become a confident language learner.'


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Review Lisa Ling Volunteer in Kathmandu, Nepal Medical Program

Review Lisa Ling Volunteer in Kathmandu, Nepal Medical Program | Moving minds and people in business | Scoop.it
Volunteer Name: Lisa Ling
Project Location: Kathmandu, Nepal
Program Dates: May 11 to 25, 2015
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7 Ways to Improve Your Social Media Engagement

7 Ways to Improve Your Social Media Engagement | Moving minds and people in business | Scoop.it

 

Do your fans interact with you on social media?

 

Want to spark more engagement?

 

While it’s relatively easy to get people to like and share posts, it takes creativity to drive comments and dialog.

 

Here are seven ways to get your audience to talk to you on social media.


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Can I Use that Picture? The Terms, Laws, and Ethics for Using Copyrighted Images

Can I Use that Picture? The Terms, Laws, and Ethics for Using Copyrighted Images | Moving minds and people in business | Scoop.it

With the all mass distribution of images on the internet, it's no wonder we're all asking the the same question over and over again: can I use that picture?

 

Whether for your business presentation, your school project, or your organization's brochure, you've likely placed in images to make your designs more visually appealing. But did you use the images according to legal and ethical standards?


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Too often companies forget the importance of copy rights!

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8 Hidden Facebook and Twitter Tricks You Never Knew

8 Hidden Facebook and Twitter Tricks You Never Knew | Moving minds and people in business | Scoop.it
As social media marketers, we have a lot competing for our attention. Whether it’s monitoring trending topics, sharing relevant content, or networking with other marketers, we rely on systems to help us stay organized.

 

The problem with finding a system that works for you, and then never changing your workflow, is that you might be missing out on some really neat features on your favorite social networks.


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CreativeCommons-Infographic

CreativeCommons-Infographic | Moving minds and people in business | Scoop.it

A good summary/overview of CC licenses and use for photos.


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Are you crediting people well enough? An infographic overview of Creative Commons (cc) 

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Sarah johnstone's curator insight, May 19, 4:57 AM

Great infographic - clear and helpful rules for CC Licences for photo sharing on the net. �� Check it out! 

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How to Use Slideshare for Influencer Marketing

How to Use Slideshare for Influencer Marketing | Moving minds and people in business | Scoop.it

Content marketing is a great medium to win influencers’ hearts and, being a great content marketing tool, Slideshare can also be used for that purpose: Reaching out to industry experts and establishing relationships with niche influencers.

 

Here are three notable tactics to use Slideshare for relationship-building.


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Mike Allen's curator insight, April 29, 6:11 AM

Excellent approach because everyone can synthesis ideas fro Slideshare. Sad if people restrict downloads!

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Jamie Dela Torre's curator insight, May 5, 6:36 PM

Yes. Slide share is a great channel to share your content.  However, I use G+ page to share contents too which is also more effective. Check this out! http://bit.ly/1zipgB1

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Begin Here

Begin Here | Moving minds and people in business | Scoop.it
It is more comfortable to give in, to give up, to eat, to slouch, to yell, to accuse, to scroll, to zone out, to sleep. But those choices do not lead to the life that I want to live.

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