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6 Life Lessons Learned from my First Graders

I’ve compiled my favorite lessons here from the last ten years of teaching first graders. r

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5 Facts About Reaching Goals That Make or Break Friends

I spent the last three years working towards a goal, but instead of moving forward I fell backwards. I forgot the most important aspect of goals: action. r

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When Your Memory Sucks: 6 Easy Ways to Compensate

If your memory isn’t as good as it used to be, as good as you’d like it to be, here are some of my favorite easy ways to compensate for a “less than perfect” memory. r

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The Secret to Creativity

The biggest misconception about creativity is that it involves a moment of magical creation when the incredible appears out of thin air. The truth is less romantic. Everything comes from somewhere. All ideas have been thought before and all artists, especially the most brilliant, have their sources of inspiration. r

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The Three Rules Of Creativity

Creativity is defined as the productive use of ideas and imagination.

Unfortunately, because of widespread preconceptions about creativity, people tend to go about it the wrong way. r

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Ready, Set, Grow: 3 Tweaks to Get You Out of the Rut

You’re in a rut. Maybe you don’t know it. But you are.

Maybe your life seems comfortable. You have your needs met. Perhaps you even have a decent job, insurance, and a retirement plan. r