With the end of summer comes the promises of a new school year. For some students, this brings the promise of a fresh start, but for those whose time in high school is coming to an end, it brings a whole new set of challenges, emotions and stress.

National Geographic’s new four-part...


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It has worried me for decades; all the pressure and attention we put on grades, grade point and class rank. But what does research really say?

This Time Magazine piece and video: Wondering What Happened to Your Class Valedictorian? Not Much, Research Shows address the connection and...


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    Is my boss a potential psychopath ?

    I’m often asked by people who are having trouble with their boss if that boss might be a psychopath. To which my answer is always it’s possible but very very unlikely. That said some people do exhibit behaviour that could be seen as...


    Now that most of the political juice has been squeezed out of the events in Charlottesville, Va., the country is preparing to move on from yet another ugly incident.

    Just as after Ferguson, Baltimore, San Jose, Santa Barbara and Berkeley, the immediate reaction from the usual suspects went...


    I came across a familiar object at the recent National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago: one of the world’s rarest and most valuable baseball card posters. In June 2016, I reported on a Wisconsin policeman who overheard a conversation at his station. The topic was a TV...


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    How do organizations come up with new ideas? And how do they use those ideas to create successful new products, services, businesses, and solutions?

    To answer these questions, a team of researchers from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York spent time observing radical innovation projects...


     

    I’m honored to deliver the closing keynote today at #HRHealthcare 2017 in La Jolla, California. When I spoke at Mayo Clinic’s Transform Conference a few years ago, innovation was focused only on patient care. Today, with qualified healthcare workers hard to find,...


    TV star and motivational speaker and basketball trick star Jesse LeBeau shares his skills and inspiration with valley kids at Loma Linda Elementary. 


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    A Culture of Learning

    By Jim Van Allan, Posted August 11th 2017

    You walk into Keystone Elementary in Ohio and you would think you are actually on the real Energy Bus if there was such a thing. Energy Bus posters hung everywhere, yellow school busses on the walls, positive fueling stations in various corners, and positive notes and quotes everywhere you look....