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  • EQ trumps IQ for workplace success
    EQ trumps IQ for workplace success

    To coincide with Valentine’s Day, an eLearning content provider is offering a free course in Emotional Intelligence for the workplace.

  • Reboot your brain for 2017
    Reboot your brain for 2017

    Of all the courses there are out there, there’s one in particular that promises to lay the groundwork for achieving what we all desire: happiness.

  • Growing people: MindFood
    Growing people: MindFood

    Gardeners everywhere know the benefits of getting outside, getting their hands into the earth and, when the right time comes, enjoying the fruits of their labours.

  • Preventing burnout: wellbeing in the workplace
    Preventing burnout: wellbeing in the workplace
    60% of our waking hours are spent at work. But just being there is no guarantee of productivity. On the best days, we feel energized, motivated and productive, and we get plenty done. Yet how many of those good days we have depends a lot on our state of physical and mental wellbeing.
  • Seventy is the new forty: strategies for successful ageing
    Seventy is the new forty: strategies for successful ageing
    How do you plan to age? Will you let the river of time carry you along helpless, or have you armed yourself with a paddle to steer with so you can explore the banks? How much value do you place on longevity? Is it worth growing very old just for its own sake?
  • What makes people happy?
    What makes people happy?
    In 2014 The University of Berkeley launched a MOOC called The Science of Happiness. It is still going strong in 2016 because people are, well, happy with it.

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  • From Cow to Cone: ice cream technology
    From Cow to Cone: ice cream technology
    A college course about ice cream? Is this yet another frivolous course that exists only in order to acquire college credits? A professor who has lost their grip on reality a little?
  • Talk to the hand: a degree in Puppetry
    Talk to the hand: a degree in Puppetry
    Puppets are weird. They can be creepy and endearing at the same time, and it’s amazing how the audience project so much of themselves onto what is basically an inanimate object.
  • International Management
    Lost in translation? International Management

    Despite globalization, each country and region has its own business systems and culture.

  • 4 Creative Breakthroughs
    4 Creative Breakthroughs
    Those involved in the creative process know how hard it can sometimes be to open the floodgates of their creativity when required. If they wait for inspiration, they might find themselves waiting a long time. The old adage about creativity (or was it success?) being 10% inspiration and 90% perspiration definitely applies here.
  • Get high for free drinking only water
    Get high for free drinking only water
    Maybe there’s a slight pang of guilt at the clickbaity title, but it got your attention and there are excellent reasons to read on. We’re talking about the links between exercise and feeling good in yourself, otherwise known as mental health.
  • New ‘T-Levels’ aim to boost UK technical education
    New ‘T-Levels’ aim to boost UK technical education

    The man responsible for the UK’s finances, Chancellor Philip Hammond, issued the nation’s 2017 budget last week.

  • Understanding Greek and Roman Technology: From Catapult to the Pantheon
    Understanding Greek and Roman Technology: From Catapult to the Pantheon
    What did the Romans ever do for us? Well, they gave us roads, sanitation, a legal system, and lots of cool gadgets. The Greeks weren’t half bad either.
  • Gentlemen, start your game engines: building addictive worlds
    Gentlemen, start your game engines: building addictive worlds

    Bad games can either make you throw your controller at the screen or inspire you to design better ones.

  • Baking Technology Management
    Use your loaf: study Baking Technology Management
    London’s South Bank University is offering a foundation degree in Baking Technology Management. Brioche, bagels and brownies don’t find their way onto supermarket shelves by themselves, and somebody has got to know how to keep malt bread squishy and crackers cracky.

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  • Learn to create electronic soundscapes
    Learn to create electronic soundscapes
    Synthesizers have come a long way since the Moog and the Fairlight in the 1960s and 1970s. Synth sounds are so commonplace now that to create new sounds, you need to know a few things about how they work, and learn a bunch of software, to see how you can push the envelope.

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    Matt Groening, creator of The Simpsons, studied philosophy at college.

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    Zach Sims is a college dropout, a statistic of failure in education. Instead of getting an education, though, he founded a teaching company that now has 26 million students. Well played, Zach.
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    Are ‘superfoods’ real?
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  • What do dogs think about?
    What do dogs think about?
    The Open College in the UK is offering a course in Dog Psychology. Upon completion you will have earned the right to have after your name the designatory letters Dip.Dog.Psy and will be awarded with a Diploma Certificate bearing the title.