Second wave lessons

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The second COVID19 lockdown recently ended in Israel. How was it different from the first one and what did my family learn from it? That’s a long story with a long reading list. So get comfortable and listen carefully. If you want to learn more I recommend that you visit my course teaching masterclass and …

Teaching masterclass

With COVID19 our children face more dangers than ever before. This pandemic has many faces: health, economy, and mental health. Our children need to study remotely and we need to support their efforts. The crisis can also be a great opportunity. I will try to explain how we can make this work. Giveaway Before we …

1000 articles 1000 videos speedwriting milestone

I just hit a personal milestone: 1000 edited videos on Thinkific, and 1000 edited articles in this blog. So I want to share my experiences with you. More can be found in my speedwriting course. How I started speedwriting Writing 1000 articles of 1500 words each or 1000 scripts for videos of several minutes appears …

How Being Bilingual Can Help Your Career Development

Whether you’re already a bilingual speaker, or thinking of learning another language, having this skill is a great way for you to stay competitive in the job market. Knowing a foreign language has many benefits, especially when it comes to career growth and personal development. Here are a few ways of being bilingual or multilingual …

Under the Influence: How Social Media Steals Your Time, Focus, and Money

Social media is commonly known to take up the majority of our days, whether we really know it or not. When many of us have a couple of minutes to spare, we find ourselves scrolling through Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, or any other social media platform. And oddly enough, most of us don’t know the impacts …

Time Management Strategies to Ace Your Job Hunt

Have you ever been in a situation where you have too much on your plate, and not enough time to complete all of it? If this situation sounds familiar to you, know you are not alone. Time management is a common struggle for people in many facets of life — but for those on the …

How to Start Saving For College: Tips to Staying On Track With Your Goals and Budget

Quality education is one of the best investments since it has spectacular returns. However, the minimal investment required for a respectable degree is often as high as a small mortgage. The effort is easier for wealthy families but also doable otherwise.  In this guest post, Kayla Montgomery shares her tips for college saving.  As for …

How to Manage Remote Teams from the Other Side of the Globe

Dealing with remote employees can be challenging. Usually to do that we need highly motivated people, good communication, and well-defined tasks. This mode of work can be very satisfying as long as there is discipline and mutual respect. In this guest article, Regina Del Rosario shares some simple ideas based on her experience. Long before …

Evolution, revolution and science

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Science works in mysterious ways. Since we read and write scientific publications, we at least hope that people will read and cite what we have to say. But will that really matter? Hard to say. For more reading check here, here, here, here, here, here, and here. The nature of scientific evolution There is a persistent …

Productivity for wisdom workers

To which extent can we optimize our life? What are the limiting factors and reasonable goals? Just how productive should we become? Here I will try to answer these questions. The goal of productivity What exactly is productivity? This question changes as our economy evolves and we undergo personal development.  I argue that a modern …