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Tool or time thief? Technology and the work-life balance

Tool or time thief? Technology and the work-life balance | Positive futures | Scoop.it
Welcome to the Future of Work, a series from The Conversation that looks at the ongoing evolution of the workplace.

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Zig Ziglar: 10 Quotes That Can Change Your Life - Kevin Kruse

Zig Ziglar: 10 Quotes That Can Change Your Life - Kevin Kruse | Positive futures | Scoop.it

   Zig Ziglar died today at age 86. A World War II veteran, Zig Ziglar became the top sales person in several organizations before striking out on his own as a motivational speaker and trainer. Here you will find 10 quotes from Zig Ziglar that have the power to completely change the direction of one’s life.

 


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What Will Our Learning Journey Look Like in 2015?

What Will Our Learning Journey Look Like in 2015? | Positive futures | Scoop.it
Welcome to the new home for my blogs. I do hope that my loyal followers will join me at my new site and that I’ll pick up some new friends along the way as I continue to explore the world of learni...

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Britain an inspiration for social investment innovation – Obama advisor - TrustLaw

Britain an inspiration for social investment innovation – Obama advisor - TrustLaw | Positive futures | Scoop.it
RT @adamspence: Britain an inspiration for social investment innovation – #Obama advisor - TrustLaw: http://t.co/qwfqCf3Z. #sofinance #socinn...
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15 Conflict Resolution Tips For Educators

15 Conflict Resolution Tips For Educators | Positive futures | Scoop.it
If you're looking for some conflict resolution tips to use in school and the classroom, these are some of the best you can find.

 

Read more, very interesting...:

http://edudemic.com/2012/11/conflict-resolution-tips/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

 


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Ricard Lloria's comment, November 29, 2012 6:13 PM
Thanks David, Jim :)
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Looking for validation? The only approval you need is your own | Magnetize Success

Looking for validation? The only approval you need is your own | Magnetize Success | Positive futures | Scoop.it
Author and success coach Sheila Callaham writes about her search for validation and how she found it by looking inward. Much of her journey is captured in her new book Stories from Spirit.

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Twitter is put on new primary school curriculum - Telegraph

Twitter is put on new primary school curriculum  - Telegraph | Positive futures | Scoop.it
Children under 11 will be taught how to use the social networking website Twitter, as well as blogs, webcams and podcasts under plans for a new high-tech primary school curriculum.

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Compassion Games -- Survival of the Kindest

Compassion Games -- Survival of the Kindest | Positive futures | Scoop.it
Where The Hunger Games are the imagined price of a failed transition to sustainable prosperity, Compassion Games are the authentic reward for successful transition. May kindness be with you in the game of life!

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Totally Addictive Education: The Future of Learning - Forbes

Totally Addictive Education: The Future of Learning - Forbes | Positive futures | Scoop.it

Game-based learning is famous for using context to engage learners. What is needed is personalization and participatory culture to achieve personal transformation for lifelong learning.

 

Today, most educational systems are designed to work from the microscopic to the macroscopic. Students learn facts and figures and tiny fractions of knowledge long before anyone really puts things into a larger context.


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A Must Have Poster about 21st Century Learning Skills

A Must Have Poster about 21st Century Learning Skills | Positive futures | Scoop.it

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Lucy Georges's comment, November 27, 2012 10:04 PM
Great content, but really could benefit from a better graphic design.
Lucy Georges's comment, November 27, 2012 10:04 PM
Great content, but really could benefit from a better graphic design.
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The World Bank's Shocking, Cautionary Tale on Climate Change

The World Bank's Shocking, Cautionary Tale on Climate Change | Positive futures | Scoop.it
Like the Ghost of Christmas Future, the World Bank has just provided us with a frightening glimpse into our world-to-be if, unlike Scrooge, we fail to change our ways.

 

The new World Bank report "Turn down the heat: why a 4°C warmer world must be avoided" stands in stark contrast to all fossil-fuel friendly policies of this and other international and national governance bodies. And the silence in the media about the coming Doha summit on climate change is deafening.


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Seven Ways Organizations Can Survive Until 2100

Seven Ways Organizations Can Survive Until 2100 | Positive futures | Scoop.it

Last week, I was attending my third Techonomy conference. Techonomy explores “the role of technology in business and social progress.” I love the word “progress.” 

 

How is progress reflected in a modern company? What does a 21st century company look like? Or maybe we should start thinking about what a 22nd century company would look like. (22nd century indeed: somebody born in 2012 will only be 88 years old in 2100. If Ray Kurzweil’s predictions are realized, it will be a piece of cake by then.)

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Albert Einstein's brain had an extraordinary prefrontal cortex

Albert Einstein's brain had an extraordinary prefrontal cortex | Positive futures | Scoop.it

Einstein's prefrontal cortex may have contributed to his remarkable genius,...


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The 3 Biggest Lies That Keep Us From Creating

The 3 Biggest Lies That Keep Us From Creating | Positive futures | Scoop.it
Creativity is absent from too many people's lives. Part 2 of ... One of the things Sue Ann asked me about was the three complaints she hears from women when she asks them where creativity lives in their well-nourished lives.

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Artificial intelligence – can we keep it in the box?

Artificial intelligence – can we keep it in the box? | Positive futures | Scoop.it
We know how to deal with suspicious packages – as carefully as possible! These days, we let robots take the risk. But what if the robots are the risk?

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5 Christmas Presents That Could Change Your Life - Business Insider

5 Christmas Presents That Could Change Your Life - Business Insider | Positive futures | Scoop.it
A certain groundbreaking product was about to change the world. “Still no one is certain what the hell this creation is actually going to be for,” wrote the technology journalist Charles Arthur, “nor even what it will be called.
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What seven things can geniuses teach us about being more creative?

What seven things can geniuses teach us about being more creative? | Positive futures | Scoop.it
    Work hard Hard work (often more than 10,000 hours worth) is vital. Via Creating Minds: An Anatomy of Creativity Seen Through the Lives of Freud, Einstein, Picasso, Stravinsky, Eliot, ...

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Thoughts on the Future of Work

Thoughts on the Future of Work | Positive futures | Scoop.it
Helping people learn how to use smartphones and tablets. Interested in collaboration, social media, the future of work and creativity. Vic is using Pinterest, an online pinboard to collect and share what inspires you.

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100 Green ‘Monster’ Tips: Ethical And Eco-friendly Cost-Saving Ideas For Business

100 Green ‘Monster’ Tips: Ethical And Eco-friendly Cost-Saving Ideas For Business | Positive futures | Scoop.it

The two key ways for a small business to become more profitable, are to firstly increase revenue whilst controlling the costs of doing so, and secondly by reducing the overall costs associated with running the business.

 

In difficult times, when increasing revenue is more difficult, a focus on reducing the overall cost of doing business can provide significant help towards maintaining profitability.

 

The excellent compilation, lists 100 tips of an ethical and enviro-friendly nature, that any business owner can explore to find savings in areas they may not have considered.


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Empowering women

Empowering women | Positive futures | Scoop.it
There's a lot you can do with the equivalent of 50 cents in Togo, a small country in West Africa. You can buy a tasty lunch of corn meal and meat, purchase a roll of toilet paper, or get a motorcycle taxi ride across town.

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The Fantasy of Technology » The Institute of Art and Ideas

The Fantasy of Technology » The Institute of Art and Ideas | Positive futures | Scoop.it
Leading cybernetics expert Kevin Warwick, cultural theorist Eva Aldea, science journalist Angela Saini, and philosopher of information Luciano Floridi take technology to task.
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50 Top Sources Of Free eLearning Courses

50 Top Sources Of Free eLearning Courses | Positive futures | Scoop.it
50 Top Sources Of Free eLearning Courses...

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Stop Cataclysmic Climate Change: Take Action Now - Jim Kim

Stop Cataclysmic Climate Change: Take Action Now - Jim Kim | Positive futures | Scoop.it

   This week the World Bank released a new scientific report that paints a sobering picture of our future if we fail to “Turn Down the Heat” (http://bit.ly/UO5GNq) and put the brakes on climate change. With greenhouse gas emissions still rising, the world is barreling down a path to heat up by 4 degrees Celsius by the end of the century. That could trigger cataclysmic changes – extreme heat waves, crop-choking droughts, rising seas and floods affecting hundreds of millions of people.

 

   This isn’t a future any of us wants for our children. The World Bank commissioned the report by the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research to help us understand the science and the potential impact of a 4-degree world.

   One conclusion was that the poorest countries and the poorest people are expected to suffer the most. The report foresees inundated coastal cities, increasing risks to food production, water scarcity in many regions, more frequent tropical cyclones, and irreversible loss of biodiversity. Some of the most vulnerable cities are in Mozambique, Madagascar, Mexico, Venezuela, India, Bangladesh, Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam.

 


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Greenhouse gases hit record level - FT.com

Greenhouse gases hit record level - FT.com | Positive futures | Scoop.it
The amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere rose to record levels last year, the UN has reported, reinforcing scientists’ warnings that the world may be on course for dangerous global warming.

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3 TED Talks: What Makes Us Happy?

3 TED Talks: What Makes Us Happy? | Positive futures | Scoop.it

What is it that makes us happy? We’re told that money that doesn’t buy it, or success, or even love. Can happiness be created, or must it be discovered? Does the path to a happy life require certain ingredients—self-discovery, confidence, a loving group of family and friends, spiritual guidance, the opportunity to fulfill one’s dreams—or can anyone be truly “happy?”


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