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Educo [Latin] "To bring out, to draw out, and to develop from within."

If you wanted to lose weight, who would you turn to for advice? An overweight doctor? – or – Your fit and healthy friend? Despite all the doctor's knowledge of human health, nearly all of us would trust our friend's advice more. Because deep down, we know education is about more...

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How I Discovered the Key Principle of Communication

One of my greatest strengths is also one of my biggest obstacles... I am an introvert. Thanks to my introversion, I can spend hours on end in deep focus. But making sales calls...that's a different story. I knew if I was going to recruit Experts onto the Educo platform, I needed to venture...

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Do We Really Live in a 'Post-Truth Era?'

“You don't get rich writing science fiction. If you want to get rich, you start a religion.” – L Ron Hubbard. [1] In 1953, science-fiction writer L Ron Hubbard set out on a mission – create a new religion based on his book Dianetics. Hubbard truly believed in the psychological benefits of the...

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Why Automation is the Best Use of Your Time – And How to Get Started

It can feel like you’re drowning. No matter what you do, no matter how hard you work, no matter what productivity strategies you try; you just can't seem to find enough hours in the day. I knew that feeling well. But I was able to escape drowning in endless tasks over the last year...

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Bring Your Best Self to Every Moment

The clock was ticking…And I was up against it. I had just begun calling experts to sell them on the Educo platform, and I hadn’t had much success yet. I was nervous. I was awkward. I was failing. And I needed some way to separate my ego from the results. In life, certain things will always...

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What I Accomplished in My 90-Day 'Goal Bootcamp'

If it ain't broke, don't fix it. That's what former Marine, Erik Therwanger, told me about the approach to leadership that he learned in the Marines. It's also the foundation of his 90 day run. The concept is incredibly simple – the US military has a long history of teaching young men and...

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How to Answer Big Questions with Simple Experiments

Millions of years ago, humans were weak and vulnerable creatures. Compared to other mammals, we weren't strong... We weren't fast... We didn't have sharp teeth... We couldn't fly... So how did we not only survive but make it out of the food chain? In simple terms…science and...

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How Greater Self-Awareness Helped Me Change My Behavior

If there is one thing I’m sure of, it’s that right now you have a problem on your mind. You’re not alone. We all have problems. And like most people, I often think I'm alone in dealing with them. I think that nobody has to deal with the same problems I do... Nobody understands what I have to...

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How a SMARTS Goal Helped Me Conquer My Greatest Weakness

“Filmmaking isn’t about the little details, it’s about the big picture!” – Johnny Depp, portraying Ed Wood. A.K.A the worst filmmaker of all time. All my life I've been a big picture thinker. I've tried to achieve a grand vision... Create a disruptive innovation... And, of course, change...

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What I Learned From Pushing My Comfort Zone With TED

You know the feeling. That feeling in your gut that makes you want to avoid pushing yourself. Staying within your comfort zone feels good. Life outside of it is scary. It's complicated, it's challenging, and it can result in hard, cold, embarrassing failure. But it can also...

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