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3 Mistakes Executives Make When Telling People That They’re Leaving

When it comes to resigning, otherwise astute executives often make fundamental mistakes that cast a cloud over their leaving and damage their reputations. In a national survey we recently conducted of more than 700 senior executives, only 16% reported that they would have done nothing differently the last time they voluntarily resigned. Here are their top three regrets: 1) Being unprepared for the worst-case scenario. 2) Neglecting to rehearse. ... Full story

Business school: Dull-bots, Brexit MBAs, China’s students

Real robots, often wheeled out at conferences to add a bit of technology wow to the same old flesh-and-blood panel discussions, are rather disappointing © Bloomberg. Welcome to the FT Business school newsletter, a weekly serving of management wisdom, reading recommendations and business-related challenges. FT subscribers can sign up here to receive the newsletter by email every Monday . If you have any feedback about FT Business school, please ... Full story

Can Minority-Serving Colleges Help Create a More-Diverse Teaching Force?

NEW NETWORK SEEKS TO BOLSTER PIPELINE. A disproportionate percentage of nonwhite teachers are prepared at schools that make up just 13 percent of all the teacher-preparation programs in the United States: minority-serving institutions. That statistic should make the schools of education at minority-serving institutions, or MSIs—a term that encompasses historically black colleges and universities and other schools that serve predominately ... Full story

Student Engagement: Resource Roundup

TIPS AND STRATEGIES FOR KEEPING STUDENTS ENGAGED. - 4 Student Engagement Tips (From a Student) : Find out from one student how relationships, humor, choice, and displaying his work engaged him, and watch his three-minute video highlighting student work and personalized learning. (Edutopia, 2016). - Igniting Student Engagement: A Roadmap for Learning : Explore key strategies like being authentic, introducing units with meaningful launch events, ... Full story

Announcing the XFree KWin project

Over the last weeks I concentrated my work on KWin on what I call the XFree KWin project. The idea is to be able to start KWin/Wayland without XWayland support. While most of the changes required for it are already in Plasma 5.11, not everything got ready in time, but now everything is under review on phabricator, so it’s a good point in time to talk about this project. WHY AN XFREE KWIN? You might wonder why we spend time on getting KWin to ... Full story

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Diversity + Inclusion = Better Decision Making At Work

Inclusive decision making contributes directly to the bottom line. Shutterstock. Every day there are more headlines about the challenges of workforce diversity. A focus on diversity often means a focus on hiring, and even with substantial investments of time and money, it takes years to turn the tide for companies with thousands of employees. But there is a way to make change happen faster. Directly measuring this inclusive behavior focuses ... Full story

Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition launches campaign warning about risks of for-profit colleges

Nakia Trezevant spent a year studying information technology at ITT Technical Institute in Owings Mills. She said she has nothing to show for it but $12,000 in debt. The for-profit educational firm, which had two campuses in Maryland, shut down in September 2016 after the U.S. Department of Education prohibited it from enrolling any new students who used federal financial aid. The education department found the institute was out of compliance ... Full story Audio Bibles Audio Bibles. -. -. -. -. -. -. -. -. -. ×. Get more out of Bible Gateway—upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus today! Starting your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus is easy. You’re already logged in with your Bible Gateway account. The next step is to enter your payment information. Your credit card won’t be charged until the trial period is over. You can cancel anytime during the trial period. Click the button below to continue. ... Full story

Breaking Down “Innovative Ways to do Highly Successful Content Promotion” from #CMWorld

Content Promotion , Native Advertising , Paid Media. On Thursday, September 8th during lunch, Jesper Laursen, founder of the Native Advertising Institute, and I were fortunate enough to give a presentation at this year’s Content Marketing World. We covered the native ad tech landscape, publisher’s content studios and explored what the future of paid distribution may look like. Innovative Ways to do Highly Successful Paid Content Distribution ... Full story