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1. When I failed to help Peter I knew I had to change my teaching

By Pernille Ripp

Digest: Education
Curators: Deborah Chang, Aurelio Jimenez Romero, Vicky Guo

“Peter made me realise I had to give the classroom back to my students and make school about them, not me.” One teacher’s story of how she failed to reach Peter through all the things she was told a teacher was supposed to do — homework, punishment, Fs — and it was that failure that led to her to have the courage to change the way she taught. “I had to create a classroom that I would want to be a student in, that I would want my own children to be a part of.” Gone was the homework, the punishment, the grades — so that school can be about the students themselves, and not the teacher. Read More

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2. How to Setup Payroll: The Ultimate Guide

By Marc Prosser

Digest: Small Business
Curator: Marc Prosser

Setting up payroll is a pain. You have to make sure your business is registered with all the right agencies, fill out numerous forms for each employee, and often find workers’ comp coverage – all on a tight deadline. Even a seasoned business owner can get overwhelmed, especially when it comes to the distinct federal, state and local tax requirements. In this guide, we’ll break down how to setup payroll in 9 digestible steps. Read More

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3. Authentic Job Interviews: The Airline Baggage Check Test

By Tracy Lawrence

Digest: Leadership & Resiliency
Curator: Sarah Jane Coffey

Chewse CEO Tracy Lawrence on her definition of an authentic interview. Read More

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4. The Evolution of Emoji in Subject Lines

By Flannery Keck

Digest: Marketing Technology
Curator: Mitchell Cuevas

“Love ’em or hate ’em, emoji have probably sneaked into your text messages at some point over the recent years. As they say, a little cartoon poop is worth a thousand words. (Or, you know, something like that.)” Read More

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5. 5 Pitch Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make

By Brendan Baker

Digest: Startup
Curators: Zubin Chagpar, Chris McCann

“A pitch is is a sequence of story arcs.” Read More

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