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10 TED Talks that are worth more than an MBA

10 TED Talks that are worth more than an MBA
In today's business world, leaders are emerging at all ranks. The role of the leader is not exclusive to executive-level positions. But being a great leader doesn't have to mean going to management school. Carol Dweck: The Power of Believing That You Can Improve. Related:  tipsInterestingInvesting

I retired at 52 with a $3 million net worth — here are 10 things that surprised me about early retirement Språkutvecklande undervisning Att arbeta språkutvecklande har blivit något av ett mantra i skolan. Vad innebär det då att arbeta språkutvecklande och hur kan man konkret göra? I boken "Språkutvecklande SO-undervisning - strategier och metoder för högstadiet" ger Bjerregaard och Kindenberg sina svar. De lyfter fram sex utgångspunkter: 1) Höga förväntningar 2) Stöttning 3) Alignment (samstämmighet mellan mål, undervisning och bedömningsuppgift) 4) Språkliga mål 5) Förkunskaper 6) Interaktion och elevaktivitet och diskuterar deras betydelse för en språk- och kunskapsutvecklande undervisning. Varje kapitel avslutas med en mängd konkreta tips, mallar och övningar som man själv kan använda i sin egen undervisning. Bokens sista två kapitel rör elever med svenska som andraspråk och cirkelmodellen. "Språkutvecklande SO-undervisning" är en bok som jag tänker att man kan läsa och ha glädje av oavsett stadie man undervisar på och ämnen man undervisar i. Nytt för mig var att före läsning arbeta med begreppsmoln.

What You Lose When You Sign That Organ-Donor Card Corrections & Amplifications The article below quotes Robert Truog, professor of medical ethics, anesthesia and pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, about the possible pain felt by an organ donor who has been declared brain dead. Mr. Teresi writes that Dr. The last time I renewed my driver's license, the clerk at the DMV asked if she should check me off as an organ donor. Becoming an organ donor seems like a win-win situation. But what are you giving up when you check the donor box on your license? The most likely donors are victims of head trauma (from, say, a car or motorcycle accident), spontaneous bleeding in the head, or an aneurysm—patients who can be ruled dead based on brain-death criteria. The current criteria on brain death were set by a Harvard Medical School committee in 1968, at a time when organ transplantation was making great strides. The exam for brain death is simple. Here's the weird part. "I like my dead people cold, stiff, gray and not breathing," says Dr. —Mr.

7 cities that could steal business from London - Jun. 28, 2016 Britain's vote to leave the European Union rocked the global financial markets and tanked the pound. One of the main concerns is the future of London as the financial and tech capital of Europe. Many global companies said they might have to move some of their operations away from the British capital to protect their EU status. And cities are already lining up to welcome them. Frankfurt Frankfurt is eager to welcome bankers fleeing London. Under EU rules, banks and insurance companies can operate anywhere across the EU if they establish operations in one of its member states. London bankers after Brexit: Shock and fear for the future "Frankfurt is well-equipped as a stable financial center to embrace those looking for a new base of operations within the Eurozone," Frankfurt Main Finance, the body representing Frankfurt's finance industry, said in a statement following U.K.' Frankfurt also regularly ends high on quality-of-living rankings. Luxembourg Paris Related: Brexit's broken promises

uk.businessinsider Twitter/Michael Sayman 21-year-old Michael Sayman started working at Facebook at the tender age of 17.Now, he's a product manager at Google.He's also a millionaire.Sayman's unconventional career path has taught him valuable career and money lessons.Some of his top tips include not depending on anyone else for your success and spending money in a way that goes along with your values. At age 13, he built his first smartphone app. At 17, Facebook offered him an internship that led to a full-time job. Now 21, he is a millionaire who works at Google on its Assistant product. It sounds like a charmed life — and although he's living it, Michael Sayman can hardly believe it, either. Advertisement "It's insane, because my overall life trajectory has never been one where I could imagine anything that's happened," Sayman told INSIDER. Photo courtesy of Michael Sayman Although his life seems enviable, Sayman's journey has not been without hardships. Don't depend on anyone else for your success.

INTERVALLTRÄNING – så får du bättre kondition - Allt om Löpning 11 augusti, 2015 Artiklar Olika typer av intervallpass är perfekt träning för att flytta gränserna framför oss. Men det finns mycket att tänka på och många olika variationer när det gäller intervaller. Här kommer tipsen! Läs även Hur du utvecklar din kondition och blir en mer uthållig löpare För att bli snabbare och orka mer måste vi flytta våra gränser för vad vi klarar av. Intervaller och vila Det finns en oändlig variation på hur ett intervallpass kan läggas upp. Korta intervaller Bara under begreppet korta intervaller finner vi en rad möjligheter till variation. Medellånga och längre Nu har vi kommit upp på medellånga och längre intervaller. Exempel 1.En löpare har målsättningen att springa 5 km på 20 minuter. Exempel 2.En annan löpare har som mål att springa ett halvmarathon (21 km) på 1:40:00. Pyramidträning Det här är en variant av träning där man kombinerar flera olika intervaller till ett pass. Läs även: Blir du ofta andfådd när du tränar? Ultraintervaller Fartlek och terrängintervaller

The Real Reason America Used Nuclear Weapons Against Japan. It Was Not To End the War Or Save Lives. Like all Americans, I was taught that the U.S. dropped nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in order to end WWII and save both American and Japanese lives. But most of the top American military officials at the time said otherwise. The U.S. Based on a detailed investigation of all the facts and supported by the testimony of the surviving Japanese leaders involved, it is the Survey’s opinion that certainly prior to 31 December 1945 and in all probability prior to 1 November 1945, Japan would have surrendered even if the atomic bombs had not been dropped, even if Russia had not entered the war, and even if no invasion had been planned or contemplated. General (and later president) Dwight Eisenhower – then Supreme Commander of all Allied Forces, and the officer who created most of America’s WWII military plans for Europe and Japan – said: The Japanese were ready to surrender and it wasn’t necessary to hit them with that awful thing. Newsweek, 11/11/63, Ike on Ike Moreover (pg. 512): U.S.

Billionaire Hinduja Sees Switzerland Losing Luster for Wealthy Switzerland’s importance as a private banking hub will shrink after the country increased its tax transparency, according to Indian billionaire Gopichand Hinduja, a shareholder in the family’s Geneva-based private bank. QuickTake Swiss Bank Accounts The world’s richest people are instead turning to countries like Dubai, Qatar and Singapore to house their assets as Switzerland loses its allure as a haven, the 76-year-old London-based investor said. "People are finding new havens,” Hinduja said in a July 22 interview at his office near Buckingham Palace. Tax probes by the U.S., France and Germany and a new system of bank-data exchange between governments have scuppered the traditional “no-questions-asked” approach by Swiss banks to serving rich clients living abroad. Hinduja is one of four billionaire brothers who control Hinduja Group, a closely-held industrial conglomerate with interests in cars, finance, media and energy on five continents. Distressed Assets

18 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of us Probably Don't) People who accomplish the most in life don't conduct themselves like everyone else. Generally, they wake early, are good at planning and take care of their physical and emotional health. Here are other good habits more than a dozen executives credit for their success. 1. "If you have an important sales call scheduled or a big project weighing on you, it's difficult to be productive throughout the day. --Ann Noder, president and CEO of Pitch Public Relations, a firm specializing in national media coverage for brands and startups which was recently named "Best Boutique PR Firm" by Arizona Foothills Magazine for the fifth year in a row 2. "Ray Kroc once asked 'Are you green and growing or ripe and rotting?' --Erik D. 3. "After surviving a near-death experience two years ago partially caused by an addiction to work, 80-plus hour weeks and the resulting stress, I transformed my health and life largely by changing my morning routine and creating new habits. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13.

Nybörjarspråk och modellbilder - Sara Bruun Att visa modelltexter och modellbilder är viktigt när man undervisar i språk. Med mina nybörjare i tyska arbetar jag med att de ska skriva enkla presentationer om sig själva. För att eleverna ska veta hur de ska skriva har jag skapat en modellbild i appen Canva. Häromdagen var jag på en F-6 skola och hade workshop. En lärare uttryckte: ” Det är ju bara min och barnens fantasi som sätter begränsningarna med Canva” . Jag vill dock poängtera att jag inte är mutad av grundarna till appen! I samma app har jag också skapat mina elevers favoritbild: Feedback Minions! Santa and the ‘Shrooms: The Real Story Behind the “Design” of Christmas | Design Competitions Most people think of Santa Claus and the cheery red and white we decorate with at Christmas as little more than lighthearted fun and pretty colors. But the real story behind that Christmas look that takes over the Western world at this time of year is a bit… shall we say, darker. Or at least way, way more tripped-out. Read on to find out about the psychedelic and mystical roots of the Santa Claus myth and the traditional Christmas decorating scheme! When we think of Christmas in the United States, we invariably think of Santa Claus — a man in a red suit and pointy hat with white furry trim and tall black boots, and his accessories, a bag of goodies in a sleigh pulled through the sky by a team of eight flying reindeer. But when you think about it, it’s a pretty special outfit, no? The answer, according to anthropological research from recent decades, lies way further back than even Coke can be found. But how would he get into a yurt whose door was blocked by several feet of snow?

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