9 Easy Career Hacks That Very Few People Actually Do

TIME

I gave a presentation to Womensphere a few months ago on the most valuable lessons I learned early in my career. Back when I was an entry-level investment banking analyst at Bear Stearns (R.I.P.), our trainers gave us some basic advice on how to be a good analyst. At the time these sounded obvious but now with hindsight, I think that most of your success in your career is just executing on these basic points.

If you follow the steps below, you’re well on your way to being a top quartile performer.

1. Listen and write down what you hear.

I was told to always carry a notebook (now a smartphone), because clients and your seniors will ask you to do tasks. If you write down those tasks and actually execute them, you become known as someone worth asking to carry out these undertakings.

In my role as a venture…

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EdLeaders for the 21st Century

As part of our Preparing Leaders for Deeper Learning, Bonnie brings us P21’s ideas about 21st century education leadership.

 

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– http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=LeaderShip

 

– http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Great+Teachers

 

– http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Rise+of+the+Professional+Educator

 

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Free Technology for Teachers: A Handful of Tools That Help Students Analyze Their Own Writing ~ by Richard Byrne

Last Saturday I reviewed Analyze My Writing. That post proved to be one of the most popular posts of the week. It also prompted a bunch of questions from readers looking for other tools like it. Here are some more good tools that students can use to analyze their own writing.

Source: www.freetech4teachers.com

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Free Technology for Teachers: 100 Practical Ed Tech Tips Videos ~ by Richard Byrne

On a cold winter night four or five months ago I started to organize the screencast videos that I’ve made over the years. I called the list Practical Ed Tech Tips. Since I started that list I’ve made an effort to add one or two new screencasts to it every week. Yesterday, I added the 100th video to the Practical Ed Tech Tips playlist.

In the playlist you will find videos about tools for flipping your classroom, videos on managing workflow, social media tips, search strategies, and media production. The entire playlist is embedded below.

Source: www.freetech4teachers.com

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