More Valuable than Money

Source: Business Insider – Studies suggests that exercise may outweigh the benefits of money. Read to see what two highly acclaimed universities have discovered in their research.

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Why Smart People Don't Multitask

Source: LinkedIn – Multiple electronic devices used simultaneously may not be as productive as one believes. Research indicates that multi-tasking may actually be counterproductive.

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So, What’s for Dinner?

Source: Harvard Business Review – We know the importance of eating together as a family, and we are all challenged at the end of the day to prepare a meal. Harvard Business Review provides suggestions on how to take the pressure off.

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Legal Rights for Nature

Source: Kate Raworth – Back in January, Rethinking Economics and Doughnut Economics got together and launched a competition based on the 'seven ways to think like a 21st century economist' set out in Kate Raworth's book Doughnut Economics. The challenge that we threw down a challenge to university students: What is the 8th way to think like a 21st century economist? Here is the winning entry.
Here is a link to all the entries. Fascinating reading and listening...

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Advice to Millennials on how to become Financially Secure

Source: CNBC – Three simple steps (that any of us can use) to help us grow our wealth.

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Why Millennials Should Be Optimistic about Their Future

Source: LinkedIn – We hear a lot about how it is unlikely that Millennials will have a better life than their parents. Perhaps this line of thinking considers the glass half empty. Here is a glass half full perspective.

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How A.I. Will Improve Affect the Baby Boom Generation

Source: LinkedIn – Advances in technology has many benefits, some that are already taking for granted. Have a read on how A.I. could help us with our healthcare needs.

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Compounding Interest – The Eighth Wonder of the Universe

Source: LinkedIn – Here a great lesson to share with your children to help them learn about the benefits of saving early and help them with better understand how even a little bit of money can grow into a significant sum over time.

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Gardening Could Be the Hobby That Helps You Live to 100

Source: BBC – Maybe children hold the secret to longevity by playing in the mud, picking daisies and rolling in the grass. In our adult life many continue to play in the mud of by calling it gardening. The pleasure we derive from this hobbie, may indeed lead to a longer and healthier life.

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How to Level-up Your Emotional Intelligence: Having a High EQ Is a Superpower

Source: Thrive Global – Emotional intelligence is trending as the new IQ. How we react with in certain situations and manage emotions may be the key component to “cultivate emotional discipline”.

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Social Impact and Higher Engagement

Source: Forbes – Spending time away from the office and engaging in socially constructive activities generates higher employee engagement. How Giveback Homes applied the TOMS model to provide impactful volunteer opportunities and get something in return.

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Things Never to Say at Work

Source: LinkedIn – Better ways to communicate at work with positive emotional energy.

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Finance Apps

Source: Investopedia – There are plenty of finance apps that make it easier to spend money. Here are several that actually help us to save money. Some of these are not available in Bermuda. One excellent app that is available in Bermuda for iOS is simply called “Spending”. This is an easy to use basic budgeting app that has powerful results.

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Another Productivity Tip – Set Aside the Phone

Source: BBC – In fact, we can use technology to help us stop using technology. Consider the Screen Time feature on the iPhone.

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Wisdom From Centurions

Source: Thrive Global – Reaching age 100 is an achievement. Here are nine life lessons that centurions have garnered over the years, and we can apply today.

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Gut Instinct

Source: Inc.com – Should we rely on our gut instinct when we make decisions? A renowned psychologist provides some insight.

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Women in the Workplace

Source: McKinsey & Company – More work needs to be done.

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Self-Motivation

Source: Harvard Business Review – As we settle down to think about goals for the new year, here is a short article to help keep us motivated.

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Just for Fun

Source: The New Yorker – The most popular cartoons of 2018 from The New Yorker – insightful, witty and humorous. Open the link via Instagram.

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Garden Pool

Source: news.microsoft.com – Have a swimming pool? Consider converting it into a garden. How one man’s vision has grown.

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Let’s Start Every Morning with a Miracle

Source: LinkedIn.com – Having survived three near-death experiences, Hal Elrod, the author of The Miracle Morning, explains his six step process.

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Four Important Leadership Habits

Source: Inc.com – While we are being more productive, let’s also ensure we embrace leadership habits.

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Would You Like to Adopt a Student?

Source: World Economic Forumn – The elderly in Milan are being matched with students and the intergenerational structure creates a virtuous circle of companionship and a peaceful study environment.

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A Social Message in a Baby Box

Source: BBC.com – Finland’s baby boxes, first used in 1936 to promote higher birth rates and a safe environments for babies, are still issued today. Now the message is connotes equality and environmental concerns.

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Mastering Active Rest

Source: BBC.com – Here is a thought for a New Year’s Resolution. Be more creative and more productive by working less. Enjoy the balance.

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