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Tyler Nakatsu is a communication manager at Jobs for the Future. Follow Tyler on Twitter: @post_west

Third Metric Living: Well-being, Wonder, Wisdom and Giving

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In Arianna Huffington's new book she explains that right now too many of us define success by two measures: money and power. Redefining success beyond money and power is possible through practices that align with what she describes as third metric living.

Thrive to Survive: Arianna Huffington’s Case to Redefine Success

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Thrive is a calculated declaration of defiance against our plugged-in, tuned-in, burnout culture. This culture, Arianna suggests, is leading to the erosion of our human capital.

The State of Storytelling at SXSWedu

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At SXSWedu, storytelling was centered on teachers using stories to enhance engagement and students telling stories to demonstrate skills, explore content, and demonstrate mastery. However, what’s more important when in storytelling was missed at SXSWedu

YouthBuild: Unleashing Potential

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The YouthBuild movement has been quietly growing in low-income communities for over thirty years. As comprehensive issues like homelessness, poverty, education and unemployment befuddle decision makers and our nation as a whole, it’s uncommon to find a solution that addresses all of them.

Let’s Talk Data: 22 SXSWedu Sessions Getting It Right

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By: Margaret Roth. This year’s SXSWedu lineup offers a wide range of conversations diving into new realities facing education and learning. And, they all boil down to one thing: the transcendent future of data. Here's 22 SXSWedu sessions getting data right, for all the right reasons.

State of the Union 2015 in Edu

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With the attention of the nation and under the eye of a very divided House Chamber, political pageantry took center stage in Obama’s seventh State of the Union Address and when it came to education, the focus was on higher education and community college.

How To Get Published on GettingSmart.com

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Want to blog with Getting Smart? Here are eight best practices for producing, pitching and submitting to our editors.

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