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100 Amazing How-To Sites to Teach Yourself Anything. Learning new skills and expanding your knowledge doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg.

100 Amazing How-To Sites to Teach Yourself Anything

There are loads of free resources on the Web that can help you find instructional videos, tutorials and classes to learn a wide variety of skills from fixing basic car problems to speaking another language. With 100 sites to choose from, you’re bound to find something here that will help you learn just about anything you could want. General Tutorials These sites offer a wide range of tutorials and videos.

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Working your memory skills

Stop Procrastinating by "Clearing to Neutral". By Thanh Pham We often procrastinate because there is this one hidden thing holding us back.

Stop Procrastinating by "Clearing to Neutral"

It is this one thing that makes you procrastinate and most people are not even aware what this is, but if you eliminate it you can say goodbye to procrastination forever. Friction. 7 Reasons You Won't Ever Be Successful. Harvard Style guide - Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia. Swinburne Harvard Style is an author-date citation style.

Harvard Style guide - Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia

References are cited in-text and by reference list. This is a guide only, based on Snooks and Co. 2002, Style manual for authors, editors and printers, 6th edn, John Wiley & Sons, Milton, Qld. Please check with your lecturer that this is the citation style guide required for your course. Guidelines In-text references Dates. James Clear: How to Stop Procrastinating by Using the 'Two-Minute Rule' Recently, I've been following a simple rule that is helping me crush procrastination and making it easier for me to stick to good habits at the same time.

James Clear: How to Stop Procrastinating by Using the 'Two-Minute Rule'

I want to share it with you today so that you can try it out and see how it works in your life. The best part? It's a simple strategy that couldn't be easier to use. Foundation: Safeguarding Humanity. Changing the world, one man at a time. Global Genius Trust. IQ ‘a myth,’ study says. The idea that intelligence can be measured by a single number — your IQ — is wrong, according to a recent study led by researchers at the University of Western Ontario.

IQ ‘a myth,’ study says

The study, published in the journal Neuron on Wednesday, involved 100,000 participants around the world taking 12 cognitive tests, with a smaller sample of the group undergoing simultaneous brain-scan testing. “When we looked at the data, the bottom line is the whole concept of IQ — or of you having a higher IQ than me — is a myth,” said Dr. Adrian Owen, the study’s senior investigator and the Canada Excellence Research Chair in Cognitive Neuroscience and Imaging at the university’s Brain and Mind Institute. “There is no such thing as a single measure of IQ or a measure of general intelligence.”

Rather, the study determined three factors — reasoning, short-term memory and verbal ability — that combined to create human intelligence or “cognitive profile.” Among the study’s other findings: 10 Step Beginners Guide to Blogging Your Personal Brand. 1) Learn about blogging Before you even start a blog around your brand, introduce yourself to the concept.

10 Step Beginners Guide to Blogging Your Personal Brand

It helps to know what you’re getting into before you rush in and “only fools rush in” as they say. If you want to know the difference between traditional media and social media, check out this New York Times article (static), followed by a New York Times blog post (dynamic) on the same topic. Notice the difference in formatting and how the blog has comments open but the regular article doesn’t. The blog is more opinionated, while the traditional news article is straight fact. The 12 Habits of Highly Connective People. Anil Dash at Gel 2011 from Gel Conference on Vimeo.

The 12 Habits of Highly Connective People

I started the day watching this video from Gel 2011. I love stories like Anil Dash's because I experienced myself the power of networks. Especially after moving continents and starting from zero, alone. Few things give you more joy than doing a good deed. Often that goodness comes from introducing someone to something or someone else, and that someone else doing the same -- and so on. 9_types_of_collaborators_infographic.jpg (2190×1335) 6 Ways to Establish Yourself as an Industry Thought Leader. So how exactly do you gain credibility as an industry thought leader ?

6 Ways to Establish Yourself as an Industry Thought Leader

Here are 6 things you can do to start establishing yourself as a trusted expert in your industry. It's no surprise that they all have to do with content creation ... 6 Ways to Become an Industry Thought Leader. Personal Branding Done Right. By Mike Myatt, Chief Strategy Officer, N2growth So what’s the big deal about personal branding?

Personal Branding Done Right

How to Gain Respect and Make Professional Connections. No matter how talented or smart you are, if you can’t communicate effectively with others it will be difficult to get a job, retain clients, and have productive relationships. Six Easy Networking Tips for Introverts. Brand Yourself in Four Simple Steps. Decentralizing education: how startups are dismantling the university. (Credit: stock image) Dale J. Stephens leads UnCollege, the social movement changing the notion that college is the only path to success. His first book, Hacking Your Education, will be published by Penguin in 2013. Also see the three related posts today (below). Student/teacher interaction “What about student/teacher interaction? Every seasoned supporter of self-directed education has faced questions like this. But what about higher education? Udacity - 21st Century University.

Khan Academy reinvents distance education. 400 Free Online Courses from Top Universities. Get 1200 free online courses from the world’s leading universities — Stanford, Yale, MIT, Harvard, Berkeley, Oxford and more. You can download these audio & video courses (often from iTunes, YouTube, or university web sites) straight to your computer or mp3 player. Over 30,000 hours of free audio & video lectures, await you now.

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Data Visualization is a method of presenting information in a graphical form. FlowingData. Envisioning Information. The Visual Display of Quantitative Information. 10 Words You Should Remove From Your Resume Right Now. Ryan Holiday: How to Write Any Essay: The Spartan System. Writing the perfect paper is a lot like a military operation. The 22 rules of storytelling, according to Pixar. Kevin Ward – Writing an Academic book – Some Thoughts. Yahoo Japan Auctions. eBay Japan. Johannesburg Metrobus/BRT/Gautrain bus map.