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Four Ways to Get More Creative on Your Own

To be more successful, productive and creative, Cal Newport, author of Deep Work, explores four rules for embracing meaningful work.

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Healthcare Students Engage in New Classrooms

Learning happens everywhere. For Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences students, this is especially true. The school is designed exclusively for the healthcare field blending classroom and experiential learning. In the fall of 2016, PCHS opened its doors to the Center … Continue reading

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Why You Should Have a Best Friend at Work

It’s no secret that friends are great, but Gallup’s recent research suggests that having a best friend at work can help you become more engaged and create a more productive workplace.

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Avocado Toast and Focus

“Avocado Toast.” That’s what the bakery chalkboard advertised on my walk back to my hotel after a run in Central Park. It sounded good, and indeed it was incredibly delicious. So much so that I had to concoct my own … Continue reading

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Reclaim Classroom Attention with Active Learning

Learning begins with attention, but attention is not always easy to come by, especially in large university classes. Instructors deserve accolades for their efforts to maintain the attention of students. With the increased use of mobile devices in classrooms, there … Continue reading

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How to Fight Learned Helplessness at Work

Growing up, I heard a story about baby elephants and how they are tamed. I learned that when a baby elephant is captured, trainers put a chain around its leg and attach it to a secure pole, preventing it from … Continue reading

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Curb Employee Disengagement: Give More Control

I just tried meditation at work for the first time, and I’m not sure if I’m doing it right or if it will make a difference. Especially since I skipped my morning meditation because I was running late for a … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Collaboration

Everyone agrees. Collaboration is more important than ever to help solve complex business problems and drive innovation in today’s globally competitive environment. And collaborate we do. People are working on teams more than ever before, and the ratio of individual … Continue reading

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Sitting Isn’t the Issue—Static Is

By Ken Tameling Our vilification of sitting has gone too far. The simple truth is that sitting isn’t “cancer” and it’s not killing us. Sitting is an important part of the day, and one that we cannot practically—and shouldn’t want … Continue reading

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Why Education Is In Need Of A Sandwich

I recently returned from a trip to Israel. It was a wakeup call to say the least. It is amazing to see how many people globally are actively making changes in the delivery of education for the better. And they … Continue reading

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