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  • Mary Spio, a rocket scientist with down-to-earth advice

    Mary Spio, a rocket scientist with down-to-earth advice

    Via The Hamilton Spectator : Growing up in Ghana, Mary Spio didn’t know what an engineer was — but she was the kid who tore radios apart, always asking how they worked. When Spio was 16, her parents spent everything they had to send her to the United States for a better life. Her first job was at a McDonald’s, but after a while she found her way into the air force. “It was when I […]

  • Mitarai Namiko Receives Japan’s Young Scientists’ Prize

    Mitarai Namiko Receives Japan’s Young Scientists’ Prize

    Via Asian Scientist : Professor Mitarai Namiko has won Japan’s Young Scientists’ Prize for her work bridging statistical physics in materials and biological systems. Mitarai Namiko, Associate Professor and researcher in biophysics in the research group BioComplexity at the Niels Bohr Institute, has been awarded The Young Scientists’ Prize in the Commendation for Science and Technology. The prize is awarded by Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology to recognize young researchers who have […]

  • Amid California’s historic drought, a young scientist digs for answers

    Amid California’s historic drought, a young scientist digs for answers

    Via Gulf Times : When Guleed Ali hikes the nooks and crannies of stream-sculpted canyons that lead to Mono Lake in central California, he often pauses to marvel at the landscape that spreads out before him. He ponders the smooth blue lake that reflects the snow-capped Sierra Nevada and the limestone spires that reach skyward like fingers beckoning the birds. But the young scientist looks beyond the grandeur. He also seeks clues to California’s historic drought. […]

  • Here’s How to Take Your Presentation to the Next Level

    Here’s How to Take Your Presentation to the Next Level

    Via Inc. : It’s not enough to have a good story to tell; to get your audience involved, you’ve got to tell it the right way. if you replace the bullet lists with a story, defined as “a series of actions that overcome obstacles in order to achieve a goal.” While any story is better than an bullet list, some stories are more interesting than others. They command an audience’s attention, communicate a message both clearly […]

  • 7 Habits of People With Remarkable Mental Toughness

    7 Habits of People With Remarkable Mental Toughness

    Via Inc. : You don’t have to be born mentally tough. Here’s how you can develop the vital trait. First, the definition: “The ability to work hard and respond resiliently to failure and adversity; the inner quality that enables individuals to work hard and stick to their long-term passions and goals.” Now the word: Grit. The definition of grit almost perfectly describes qualities every successful person possesses, because mental toughness builds the foundations for long-term success. […]

  • How to use Motivation and Mindset to achieve your Goals

    How to use Motivation and Mindset to achieve your Goals

    Via LinkedIn : ‘Whatever you can do, or dream you can…begin it’ – Goethe What is it that drives an athlete to keep going when winning is no longer a possibility? What keeps an ultra-distance marathoner running when the race leaders crossed the finish-line yesterday? What gets a boxer back to his feet when he’s just been knocked back into last Tuesday? Clearly, the goal must be something other than first prize. Research into the definitions […]

  • How To Change The World

    How To Change The World

    Via LinkedIn : Changing the world is about walls and doorways! If a door is too hard to open or you face a wall, you can always make your own door in the wall. That’s easy but there’s a catch. When it comes to innovation, disruption, disruptive innovation or innovative disruption, whichever you feel more comfortable with, the end game is not the actual problem. When we embark on the journey to solve a problem with […]

  • 13 Things Smart Leaders Do to Boost Their Own Confidence

    13 Things Smart Leaders Do to Boost Their Own Confidence

    Via Inc. : Want to become more confident? Here’s what 500 successful executives say works for them. Is confidence something you’re born with, or something you build up over time? It’s both, according to a survey of 500 highly confident women executives conducted by Helene Lerner, founder of WomenWorking.com author of several books, most recently The Confidence Myth: Why Women Undervalue Their Skills, and How to Get Over It. While more than half the respondents believed […]

  • Student creates powerful catalyst from potassium

    Student creates powerful catalyst from potassium

    Via Phsy Org : Of what use is a newborn baby? This rhetorical question, variously attributed to Benjamin Franklin, Michael Faraday and Thomas Edison, is meant to suggest that a novel discovery or invention whose ultimate utility is not yet known should be viewed as a bouncing bundle of potential. Along these lines, the eight-minute video Element 19 can be considered a sort of birth announcement. It heralds what Caltech’s Resnick Sustainability Institute, which produced the […]

  • 7 habits that have helped me to overcome the fear of writing

    7 habits that have helped me to overcome the fear of writing

    Via LinkedIn : Before going into detail, I’d like to set the tone for this post, by clarifying a few things. I’m not an English native speaker. I was born in Brazil and learned to speak English by the age of 27 when I moved to Australia. I don’t have any friends who are writers and neither had I taken any formal lecture on writing until last year. The reason why I write is because I […]