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“The average adult consumes five times more information every day than their counterpart 50 years ago” — Forbes

These days we all spend a lot of time indoors and in front of screens. In fact, a recent poll estimates that some adults will spend roughly 44 years of their life…

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Being a leader in the world of remote work is a challenging job. Remote work upended the way that most individuals perform their daily job and likewise leaders had to quickly to re-think how they should support their people.

One of the keys to successful leadership is building trust with…

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As 2020 comes to a close, there’s a lot to look back at and think about. We all had to make major unforeseen life adjustments and many had to deal with tragic loss and heartache.

And while I think everyone wants to look back at this year as the worst…

And three ways to develop it

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The next industrial revolution is upon us as robotics, automation, and artificial intelligence disrupt every industry of the economy. We’re already seeing glimpses of the future—wearable technology, autonomous vehicles, drone delivery, connected supply chain, and smart farming. …

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I spent nearly a decade as a high school teacher and loved every minute of the job itself. What I struggled with was poor leadership, annoying politics, low pay and recognition, and the rigid day-to-day schedule.

Not surprisingly, these align with the top three reasons from a recent survey…

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It’s no secret that teaching is a career path that deserves more respect and compensation, but even more so in the time of a global pandemic. Many teachers are now having to choose between doing the work they love and putting themselves and their loved ones at risk. …

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Technology is disrupting every aspect of our lives, but COVID has shown us how far behind the education sector is in adopting these changes.

A Harvard Business Review article highlights how behind-the-times colleges and universities are in adapting to the modern life.

“One measure of this is that less than…

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In the blink of an eye, a deadly virus completely altered how we live — from how we work, to how we shop, and how we learn.

COVID shattered most of my daily routine and at first I, like most people, was annoyed and frustrated, but now I’m seeing the…

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As schools are preparing for what is certain to be the most difficult start to the school year ever, many are wondering what to expect.

Parents are nervous about protecting their children while also allowing them the opportunity to connect with their peers and, for their sanity’s sake, get out…

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One year ago, I made a courageous choice to leave my comfortable, tenured teaching position to start a new career.

And it wasn’t because of the students, like most would assume. No, the students were the best part of my eight years in the classroom and I miss them every…

Steven Hopper

Stories of a former high school teacher, now business consultant. Husband. Travel fanatic. Obsessed coffee drinker. And all-around nerd.

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