5 Reasons Homework Destroys Learning

By Mark Barnes I have blasted homework for many years in many places, yet this awful practice continues in schools worldwide, stirring a hatred of learning in many children. This article explains  why I stopped assigning homework . Meanwhile, here…



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F.E.A.R. :False Evidence Appears Real

In a 2011 article published in the Harvard Business Review, Peter Guber, former Chairman and CEO of Sony Pictures Entertainment, tells the story of how he made the case to Loews theater group (owned by Sony) to build a 16 or 20 movie screen multiplex…

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5 Communication Lessons from Martin Luther King Jr.

“The quality, not the longevity, of one’s life is what is important.” Martin Luther King Jr. left us a legacy. On this day we celebrate his life as one of he greatest leaders the United States (and the world) has ever seen. As communicators and public…

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15. How to Answer Questions You Don’t Know the Answer To

This article is Part of  Business 101: The Career Crucials  series . Years ago I was teasing a briliant friend of mine because she didn’t know the answer to a question I had and I said:  ” How did you end up with a Harvard MBA anyway?” …

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Famous Failures Who Didn’t Quit

Of course, labeling them ” famous failures ” is tongue-in-cheek.  I’m fascinated with this side of life, and exposing it for the hope it gives those of us working toward great things.  Are you one of us? Here are some people who failed many…

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3 Things I Learned from Thomas Edison

Sometimes you are never quite sure where your next lesion in life will come from.  The important part is to always have an open mind and the desire to learn from all of life’s experiences. Learning from Thomas Edison’s Spirit Today,  I had…

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