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Articles: Kids Need More Than Just Brains to Succeed

By Jill Suttie | July 12, 2016

A conversation with Paul Tough about his new book, Helping Children Succeed: What Works and Why.

 

Articles: How to Help Low-Income Students Succeed

By Jill Suttie | June 3, 2016

According to a new book, we tend to blame kids who struggle rather than blaming their environment.

 

Articles: A Simple Story Can Improve Students’ Grades in Science

By Kira M. Newman | May 27, 2016

According to a new study, reading about scientists’ struggles can help students who aren’t doing so well in science.

 

Articles: Teachers Can Reduce Suspensions by Practicing Empathy

By Mariah Flynn | May 26, 2016

According to a new study, considering students' perspectives cuts suspension rates in half and improves student-teacher relationships.

 

Articles: How Teachers Can Help Students Who Fail in Class to Succeed at Life

By Mark Katz | May 24, 2016

There are people who got bad grades but grew up to be successful adults, says Mark Katz. What’s their secret—and how can schools help?

 
Adapted from Dacher Keltner's new book, The Power Paradox: How We Gain and Lose Influence (Penguin Press, May 17, 2016)

Articles: How to Find Your Power—and Avoid Abusing It

By Dacher Keltner | May 17, 2016

In an adaptation from his new book, Dacher Keltner explains the secret to gaining and keeping power: focus on the good of others.

 
Kendall Bronk is an Associate Professor of developmental psychology in the Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences at Claremont Graduate University.

Articles: How to Talk with Teens about Purpose

By Jill Suttie | May 13, 2016

A Q&A with Kendall Bronk about instilling purpose in teens—and the emerging research showing why it's so important.

 

Articles: Happy People Don’t Need to Feel Superior

By Kira M. Newman | May 9, 2016

A new study suggests that happy people avoid the trap of social comparison.

 
Scribner, May 2016, 352 pages

Articles: Is Grit the Key to Success?

By Jill Suttie | May 6, 2016

A new book extolls the power of passion and perseverance, but is the research strong enough?

 

Articles: You Can Be More Productive Without Sacrificing Happiness

By Kira M. Newman | April 29, 2016

A Q&A with Charles Duhigg about his new book, Smarter Faster Better.

 
TarcherPerigee, 2016, 320 pages

Articles: Are Boundaries Overrated?

By Diana Divecha | April 22, 2016

A new book says it’s time for Americans to make more time for their relationships—and not worry so much about independence.

 

Articles: Four Risk Factors for Burnout—And How to Overcome Them

By Tchiki Davis | April 21, 2016

A burnout survivor offers tips for coping with it—or avoiding it in the first place.

 

Articles: What Drives Success, Hard Work or Luck?

By Jill Suttie | April 15, 2016

A new book debunks the myth of meritocracy and offers recommendations for creating a more equitable society.

 

Articles: What Preschools Can Teach Universities

By Nicola Whitton | March 30, 2016

The emphasis on grades is sapping motivation from university students. "Playful learning" can help reignite it.

 

Articles: Six Ways to Help People Change

By Art Markman | March 7, 2016

If you want to help someone reach their goals, follow these steps.

 
Pamela Weiss, founder of Appropriate Response, leads the audience through a mindful check-in from her company’s award-winning Personal Excellence Program.

Videos and Podcasts: How to Check In with Yourself

By Pamela Weiss | March 4, 2016

Pamela Weiss, founder of Appropriate Response, leads the audience through a mindful check-in from her company’s award-winning Personal Excellence Program.

 
Birju Pandya, a senior advisor at RSF Social Finance, tells a story and then asks a question: How does personal transformation connect to societal transformation?

Videos and Podcasts: A Question for Mindfulness Practitioners

By Birju Pandya | March 4, 2016

Birju Pandya, a senior advisor at RSF Social Finance, tells a story and then asks a question: How does personal transformation connect to societal transformation?

 
Wendy Quan, a change manager at Pacific Blue Cross, explains how she became a mindfulness facilitator at her workplace and tips for others who want to do the same.

Videos and Podcasts: Three Tips for Mindfulness Facilitators at Work

By Wendy Quan | March 3, 2016

Wendy Quan, a change manager at Pacific Blue Cross, explains how she became a mindfulness facilitator at her workplace and tips for others who want to do the same.

 
Dr. Jeremy Hunter, founding director and associate professor of practice at the Executive Mind Leadership Institute, explains how to combat skepticism and successfully introduce mindfulness into your workplace.

Videos and Podcasts: Overcoming the Skepticism to Mindfulness at Work

By Jeremy Hunter | March 3, 2016

Dr. Jeremy Hunter, founding director and associate professor of practice at the Executive Mind Leadership Institute, explains how to combat skepticism and successfully introduce mindfulness into your workplace.

 
HarperOne, 2016, 224 pages

Articles: Manage Your Energy, Not Your Time

By Kira M. Newman | March 1, 2016

The new book “The Happiness Track” explains how to use the science of happiness to preserve your energy and be more productive.

 

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