Motivational Category

Steve Jobs last words – inspirational

Powerful last words of Steve Jobs – I have come to the pinnacle of success in business. In the eyes of others, my life has been the symbol of success. However, apart from work, I have little joy. Finally, my wealth is simply a fact to which I am accustomed. […] https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/steve-jobs-last-words-inspirational-alex-ingham?trk=hp-feed-article-title-publish

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Sir Dave Brailsford’s Top 5 Tips for an Outperforming team

http://www.investorsinpeople.co.uk/outperformance-tips?utm_medium=cpc&utm_source=facebook&utm_campaign=2015-new-framework&utm_content=outperformance-tips Sir Dave Brailsford’s Top 5 Tips for an Outperforming team Sir Dave Brailsford MBA, CBE is the coach who led the British cycling team to victory in two Olympics and produced two British winners of the Tour De France within four years. His commitment to measurable increases in performance and continuous improvement makes him […]

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UK education mimics the worst aspects of a McDonald’s production line

http://www.theguardian.com/teacher-network/2015/mar/08/uk-education-mimics-the-worst-aspects-of-a-mcdonalds-production-line UK education mimics the worst aspects of a McDonald’s production line Mike Grenier has been teaching English at Eton College for 21 years and co-founded the slow education movement. When I taught for the first time it was like a cartoon lightbulb moment. I knew it was what I should be doing. I only discovered teaching because I […]

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7 Bold Steps To Timeless Leadership

http://m.fastcompany.com/3039406/7-bold-steps-to-timeless-leadership 7 Bold Steps To Timeless Leadership Leaders like Sir Richard Branson, Oprah, Steve Jobs, Bob Dylan, or Walt Disney are or were steadfastly committed to their own vision, values, and sense of the world. That kind of sensibility goes beyond spin and public relations points and rises to genuine truth: These leaders are not […]

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When Students Lack Confidence

http://www.teachthought.com/learning/habits-students-retreat/?utm_source=hootsuite&utm_campaign=hootsuite When Students Lack Confidence When Students Lack Confidence by Terry Heick Once it’s begun, you can’t fully separate the person from the task. When the artist is painting, the painter and the act of painting become a single “thing.” The painting becomes a part of it all, too. As a teacher, your “self” is […]

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The 6-Step Guide To Becoming A Better Learner

http://www.edudemic.com/better-learner-steps/?utm_source=hootsuite&utm_campaign=hootsuite “Education is what people do to you and learning is what you do for yourself,” said Joi Ito in his TED2014 talk. “You’re not going to be on top of mountain all by yourself with a #2 pencil … What we need to learn is how to learn.” Indeed, traditional education may not be […]

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Workplace Learning: Adding, Embedding & Extracting

High performing individuals, teams and organisations focus on exploiting development opportunities in the workplace because that’s where most of the learning happens. http://charles-jennings.blogspot.fr/2013/10/workplace-learning-adding-embedding.html?utm_source=hootsuite&utm_campaign=hootsuite&m=1

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