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Are leaders made or born? In a survey administered by the The Center for Creative Leadership, C-level executives from companies across 53 countries were asked this question. Below are the results: About 53% of top executives think leaders are made About 19% think leaders are born Just over 25% think leaders are both, born and made. With many believing that leaders are in fact made, it presents the question, can...

Read More about 4 Courses That Will Help You Become a Better Leader, Inspired by Abraham Lincoln

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“Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life.” When Confucius said that, it was 551-479 BC and transportation costs were probably the last thing on his mind. In the pursuit of finding the perfect job, the length of the commute or your ability to pick up and move can be a real barrier. While it’s possible...

Read More about 5 Essential Work from Home Job Skills

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Did you know that over 840 million people speak English? From business to school to relationships, better writing and communications skills can benefit all areas of your life. Improved speaking and writing skills can help you personally and professionally: Advance Your Career: Global organizations are choosing English as their common language even though Chinese is the highest spoken. In fact, the Harvard Business Review declared English as the global...

Read More about English Courses to Improve Your Life

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Fall in love with learning this Valentine’s Day.  Looking for something special this Valentine’s Day? The gift of learning lasts a lifetime. At edX, our mission is to not only provide high-quality education, but to offer courses in a wide variety of subject areas and skills you are looking for. This Valentine’s Day, we encourage you to take a course in a subject area you love. With over 800 courses, it’s hard to chose, but we have...

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