Simon Sinek: THE SECRET EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW NEU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=THjoqO-POao

Danger ahead: Only bad bosses say these five things NEU
http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20150205-telltale-signs-of-bad-managers

Shift work dulls your brain – report NEU
http://www.bbc.com/news/health-29879521

Virgin’s Richard Branson offers staff unlimited holiday NEU
http://www.bbc.com/news/business-29356627

Cure for public-speaking jitters: Stand like a starfish NEU
http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20140904-jitters-act-like-a-starfish

What the colour of your tie says about you? NEU
http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20140827-the-psychology-of-tie-colours

Are executive sleepovers the best way for staff to bond? NEU
http://www.bbc.com/news/business-26900904

Drop the “busy” excuse NEU
http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20140327-drop-the-busy-excuse

Let’s stop the glorification of busy NEU
https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140324113914-2484700-let-s-stop-the-glorification-of-busy

Simple, objective ways to know you’re overworked
https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140325122509-20017018-simple-objective-ways-to-know-you-re-overworked

How stressed are you?
Feeling under pressure? Take our test, created in collaboration with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, to find out how stressed you are.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-24756311

Summer career booster, fun included
http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20130703-summer-career-boosters

Respecting even the most humble employee can pay off for everyone in a company
http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20130617-what-cubicle-dwellers-really-want/1

The key to inspired leadership
http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20130614-what-makes-a-great-leader

Why intrinsic motivation is so much better than extrinsic motivation.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rrkrvAUbU9Y&feature

The psychology of the to-do list
http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20130129-the-psychology-of-the-to-do-list

What’s the best office temperature?
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg likes to keep his conference room at just 15 degrees Celsius.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-21767297

Stand up at the office to lose fat.
Office workers should work standing up, recommends an exercise scientist.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20947605

Why feeling guilty may make you a better boss.
Recent research suggests that people who feel guilty for trivial transgressions might make better leaders.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-202573734

Why stressed out CEOs are bad for business
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-20297074

CEO Guru: Dealing with pressure
CEOs often fall prey to illness and stress because of pressured work lives. Learning to relax and spend quality time outside of work can be key.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-20297075

Executives feel the heat in challenging times.
Executives need new skills to cope with the different economic conditions today and that adds extra stress.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-19895756

Can personality tests identify the real you? Personality tests are increasingly
being used around the globe, but do they really tell us anything?
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18723950

Superflattery: The art of getting what you want
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18410751

„What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?“
http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20120528-mach-20-gliders-and-tiny-drones

Who works the longest hours?
http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/em/fr/-/news/magazine-18144320

Group activity or individualism? Introverts are vital to company creativity
http://www.wimp.com/introvertspower

Taking dogs to work ‚reduces employee stress‘
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-17561272

Where are you on the global pay scale? Type in your salary and find out
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-17543356

What’s inside Rick Perry’s head?
The potential failures of memory in high pressure situations.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/em/fr/-/news/magazine-15684676

Beware great chief executive myth
http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/em/fr/-/news/business-15556666

One in three workers ‚admits to skiving‘, survey suggests
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-14177601

„Is stress good for you?“
Could stress and long hours be the route to a good life?
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-13791271

Spelling mistakes ‚cost millions‘ in lost online sales
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-14130854

„Botnet uncovered“
Security researchers discover ‚indestructible‘ botnet:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-13973805

Lucy Kellaway: The seven deadly sins CEOs won’t admit:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-13974474

How the English language became such a mess. NEU
http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20150605-your-language-is-sinful

English:
Practical literacy skills for adults. NEU
http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/english

One woman, 17 British accents NEU
http://www.bbc.com/travel/feature/20140619-one-woman-17-british-accents

Sleep’s memory role discovered NEU
http://www.bbc.com/news/health-27695144

How do people lose their native language? NEU
http://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-27690891

Learning second language ’slows brain ageing‘ NEU
http://www.bbc.com/news/health-27634990

The slow death of purposeless walking NEU
http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-27186709

“Arrogance“ of ignoring need for sleep NEU
http://www.bbc.com/news/health-27286872

Does English still borrow words from other languages? NEU
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-26014925

How much can an extra hour’s sleep change you? NEU
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24444634

How stressed are you?
Feeling under pressure? Take our test, created in collaboration with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, to find out how stressed you are. NEU
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-24756311

How much can an extra hour’s sleep change you and your memory?
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-24444634

What is stress?
Stress is your body’s response to mental or emotional pressure.
Stress management is key: a little stress is a good thing, but too much can have
devastating consequences for your health and relationships.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/0/21685448

Beating stress before it beats you
http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20130830-beat-stress-before-it-beats-you

How many hours does it take to be fluent in English?
Immigrants are always being told to learn the language. But how long does it take to speak good English?
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-23407265

The people who hate other people’s bad grammar
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22403731

Five things that stop a good night’s sleep
http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/0/20427553

Bad sleep „dramatically“ alters body
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-21572686

Does confidence really breed success?
Could high self-esteem actually be bad for your life chances?
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20756247

Does chocolate make you clever?
A study appears to suggest eating chocolate improves a nation’s chances of winning Nobel Prizes. But does cocoa really hold the key to genius?
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20356613

Drinking in pregnancy „harms IQ“
Drinking just one or two glasses of wine a week in pregnancy can have an impact on a child’s IQ, a study says
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20325000

Parents not schools boost exam success, study suggests
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-19923891

Britishisms and the Britishisation of American English
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-19670686

Do those who retire early live longer?
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18952037

Overcoming fear
http://www.wimp.com/deliveryman/

How did this man learn 11 languages?
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-17107435

Ukraine or the Ukraine: Why do some country names have ‚the‘?
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18233844

Why not start a sentence with ’so…‘?
http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/em/fr/-/today/hi/today/newsid_9644000/9644002.stm

Fragmented sleep ‚harms memory‘:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-14279123

Are Germans or Brits the rudest?
German and Anglo-Saxon manners are just different, researchers say:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-13545386

Walking for 40 minutes a few times a week is enough to preserve memory:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/em/fr/-/news/health-12325285

How ‚OK‘ took over the world:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-12503686

Germany top for foreign students wanting to do their degree course in the English language:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-12610268

How far can a 100-word vocabulary get you?
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-12894638

Why did LOL infiltrate the language? Slang term „LOL“ (laughing out loud) has been added to the Oxford English Dictionary, but what does the rise of the acronym tell us about internet language?
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-12893416

Are dying languages worth saving?
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-11304255

‚Oldest English words‘ identified?
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/7911645.stm

The UK Literacy Association (UKLA):
http://www.ukla.org

Train your brain:
http://www.lumosity.com/personal-training-plan

London ranked top city for students NEU
http://www.bbc.com/news/business-44039666

The problem with Generation Y – Millenials NEU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hER0Qp6QJNU

University admissions: The art of the personal statement NEU
http://www.bbc.com/news/education-41761824

Babies remember their birth language NEU
http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-38653906

Girl, 12, achieves maximum Mensa IQ test score of 162 NEU
http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/sep/02/girl-12-wins-maximum-mensa-iq-test-score

Do you have a problem child? NEU
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02qpw9b

Breastfeeding ‚linked to higher IQ‘ NEU
http://www.bbc.com/news/health-31925449

Regular naps are ‚key to learning‘ NEU
http://www.bbc.com/news/health-30776745

UK ’second best education in Europe‘ NEU
http://www.bbc.com/news/business-27314075

Pupils ‚must look away to think‘ NEU
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/education/4602178.stm

Lack of sleep blights pupils‘ education
Sleep deprivation is a significant hidden factor in the underachievement of school pupils, according to a global study NEU
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-22209818

Get outside and go wild, kids urged
Children are being urged to take back their „wild time“ by playing outside more to regain a connection with nature. NEU
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-24670232

Exercise ‚boosts academic performance‘ of teenagers
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-24608813

TED Sir Ken Robinson: Schools kill creativity
http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/de/ken_robinson_says_schools_kill_creativity.html

Rhythmic ability linked to language
Moving in time to a steady beat is closely linked to better language skills, research suggests.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-24124158

Jamie Oliver’s TED Award speech: Poisoning your Kids.
Jamie expresses his wish to teach every child about food and fight obesity.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jIwrV5e6fMY&feature

Children should be allowed to take risks and make their own mistakes.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-22338343

Should parents drug babies on long flights?
Is the practice safe – or an abuse of parental power?
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21977785

Does the „five-second rule“ really exist?
Many parents think that if food has only been on the ground for a matter of seconds, then it is unlikely to have been badly contaminated.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/em/fr/-/news/education-21895704

Let children get bored, says expert.
Children should be allowed to get bored so they can develop their innate ability to be creative.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/em/fr/-/news/education-21895704

Babies can hear syllables in womb, says research.
Babies can decipher human speech as early as three months before birth, say scientists.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-21572520

The babies who nap in sub-zero temperatures
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-21537988

Most parents „lie to their children“;
Most parents tells lies to their children as a tactic to change their behaviour, suggests a study of families in the United States and China.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-21144827

England in maths global top 10.
Global school rankings for maths, science and reading.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-20664752

Dads help babies behave better; Babies whose fathers engage positively with them when they are three months old behave better later in life, research suggests
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-18900474

Being bilingual ‚boosts brain power‘:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-17892521

Fast-time media harms a child’s development:
http://www.wimp.com/mediachildren/

Rich children are five months ahead:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-16177406

Close-up: Japan’s amazing lunchboxes:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/em/fr/-/news/magazine-16069217

Summer-born struggle at school:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/em/fr/-/news/education-15527145

IQ ‚can change in teenage years‘:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-15369851

Healthy diet ‚boosts childhood IQ‘:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-12381041

Support your child‘s education:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/parents/

School singing can boost children’s well-being:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-12392742

Reading test for six-year-olds to include non-words:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-12509477

Children ‚missing out on sleep‘:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/education/8520918.stm

The words that could unlock your child:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-13128701

Parents ‚wrongly blamed for speech problems‘:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-12307846

Speech problems ‚hamper children’s reading ability‘:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-12249654

Parents admit to ‚using TV as babysitter‘:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-13308737

Boys are more confident communicators, survey finds:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-13278812

Children ‚missing out on sleep‘ Newsround finds NEU
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/education/8520918.stm

Be creative, be confident, be yourself NEU
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ej04VAktzyE

English
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/english/

English Literature
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/english_literature/

BBC Bitesize – School subjects for kids
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/

BBC – History for Kids
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/forkids/

How tall can a Lego tower get?
How many Lego bricks, stacked one on top of the other, would it take to destroy the bottom brick?
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20578627

Maths for kids in English:
Carol Vorderman’s Online Maths School: www.themathsfactor.com

CBBC (Children’s BBC News):
http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/

BBC – Five memory hacks to make you smarter
http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20180904-five-memory-hacks-to-make-you-smarter

BBC Article: Five memory hacks to make you smarter

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20180904-five-memory-hacks-to-make-you-smarter 

Mid-life stress ‚precedes dementia‘
Women who lead a stressful life in their 40s may be at increased risk of developing dementia, researchers say.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-24332082

 

Explore London by canalboat NEU
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p023ss8z

Herding sheep or building bridges – a working holiday in Britain NEU
http://www.bbc.com/news/business-27493290

Scottish islands among world’s top holiday destinations NEU
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-26259809

Love Great Britain NEU
https://www.facebook.com/LoveGreatBritain

The beauty of the Yorkshire Dales NEU
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-york-north-yorkshire-21249442

Britain’s heritage: a video slide show
How the men from the ministry saved England’s heritage. NEU
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22616264

English heritage NEU
http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/

10% of UK wildlife is endangered.
A ’stocktake‘ of UK nature suggests 60% of animal and plant species have declined in the past 50 years. NEU
http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/22609000

Is Nessie just a tourist conspiracy? NEU
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-22125981

Visit Britain website: NEU
http://www.visitbritain.com/en/EN/

Visit England website: NEU
http://www.visitengland.com/ee/

Britain on film. Britain is one glorious movie set: NEU
http://www.visitbritain.com/en/Things-to-do/Culture/Britain-on-film.htm

Stunning English countryside – Lake District National Park: NEU
http://www.lakedistrict.gov.uk/learning/photogallery

The New Forest: NEU
http://www.thenewforest.co.uk

Northumberland and Hadrian’s Wall: NEU
http://www.visitnorthumberland.com

Canals and rivers NEU
http://canalrivertrust.org.uk/canals-and-rivers

Standedge Tunnel & Visitor Centre NEU
http://canalrivertrust.org.uk/standedge-tunnel

Aperitivo hour comes to London NEU
http://www.bbc.com/travel/blog/20121106-aperitivo-hour-comes-to-london

Mini guide to Georgian Bath NEU
http://www.bbc.com/travel/feature/20130325-mini-guide-to-georgian-bath

Ten of England’s oddest sights NEU
http://www.bbc.com/travel/feature/20120516-ten-of-englands-oddest-sights/1

Should Britain let go of London?
Is London’s success dwarfing the country to the point where the rest of the UK would actually be better off without its capital? NEU
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-21934564

Are there places more British than the UK?
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-21668477

Whitby – home to Captain Cook and Dracula
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/fast_track/9369594.stm

Lundy – a trip to Devon’s “Puffin Island”
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/fast_track/9598236.stm

Face to face with basking sharks off the Cornish coast
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/fast_track/8718809.stm

James Bond and the Queen arriving for the London Olympic Games
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1AS-dCdYZbo

Old-fashioned fun beside the sea in Blackpool
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/fast_track/9614792.stm

Five British island weekends
http://www.bbc.com/travel/feature/20130129-five-british-island-weekends

Ten of England’s oddest sights
http://www.bbc.com/travel/feature/20120516-ten-of-englands-oddest-sights

Sky high at London’s Shard
http://www.bbc.com/travel/blog/20130130-sky-high-at-londons-shard

Britain’s best one-day walks
http://www.bbc.com/travel/feature/20100901-britains-best-one-day-walks

UK and the EU: Better off out or in? What would be the impact on daily life in Britain outside the EU?
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-20448450

Why Hong Kong wants to stay British
The former British colony Hong Kong was transferred to Chinese rule 15 years ago, but it still seems as British as ever.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20450184

Nyetimber abandons grape harvest
Award-winning English winemaker Nyetimber decides against harvesting this year’s grapes because of the year’s poor weather.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-19895287

Could France learn to love British beef?
There was no love lost between French and British farmers in the wake of the BSE crisis.
So why does Paris now seem to be falling for British beef?
http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/em/fr/-/news/magazine-17925152

Why British police don’t have guns?
Why does Britain hold firm against issuing guns to officers on the beat?
http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/em/fr/-/news/magazine-19641398

Could the UK live without The City?
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-12352171

Debt and the City: London financial tour?
http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/em/fr/-/news/business-19599454

12 things in 212 words that every UK visitor should know about the British
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18983558

BBC Daily E-mail
http://www.bbc.co.uk/email/

How to learn any language in six months | Chris Lonsdale | TED, NEU
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0yGdNEWdn0

Body language, the power is in the palm of your hands | Allan Pease | TED, NEU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZZZ7k8cMA-4

TED ideas worth spreading
http://www.ted.com

Jamie Oliver’s TED Award speech: Poisoning your Kids.
Jamie expresses his wish to teach every child about food and fight obesity.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jIwrV5e6fMY&feature

TED Prize » Prize Winners » Jamie Oliver
http://www.ted.com/pages/prizewinner_jamie_oliver

Back to: English 4 Professionals
http://www.english4professional.at

NEU Why intrinsic motivation is so much better than extrinsic motivation: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rrkrvAUbU9Y&feature

NEU Jamie Oliver’s TED Award speech: Poisoning your Kids. Jamie expresses his wish to teach every child about food and fight obesity. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jIwrV5e6fMY&feature

NEU TED Prize » Prize Winners » Jamie Oliver: http://www.ted.com/pages/prizewinner_jamie_oliver

NEU Ted Ideas of Worth Spreading: http://www.ted.com