Alison Lalieu

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25 Profound Zen Buddhism Quotes That Will Help You Find Meaning in Life

Zen Buddhism is a remarkable philosophy that helps sees things differently than we do in the west. It focuses on living a life that is full of …

7 Smart Habits of Great Innovators

These seven habits will help you draw connections no one else sees, and keep innovation part of your routine.<p>The biggest misconception about success is that what you did yesterday will help you succeed tomorrow.<p>To stay on top of your game, your business, and your leadership, you need to keep …

Innovation

Design Thinking as a Strategy for Innovation

How do you create a strategy for guaranteeing that innovation and creativity flourish in your organization?<p>When design principles are applied to …

5 Ways to Be a Better Leader in 2017

<b>Polish your leadership prowess in 2017. Tackle these 5 business issues to rise to the top of your game.</b> <br>You’re a great manager. You get results, you …

Wall Street Jobs Won’t Be Spared from Automation

I participated in a cognitive technologies conference a few days after the November 8 election, and much of the talk at breaks (and some on the stage) was about the election results and the reasons behind them. There was a general feeling that the “Rust Belt” had been largely responsible for Donald …

Intelligence

Read the Novels 3 Billionaires Swear Changed Their Lives

Bill Gates, Elon Musk, and Jeff Bezos share the fiction titles that most shaped their thinking.<p>Running a billion-dollar business empire is nothing if not time-consuming, so you can be pretty sure that the men and women atop these companies only spend their time on activities that offer rich …

Success

Brain-fade? Your neurons might be taking a powernap

We all live our lives in a daily cycle of alertness and tiredness, but the brain functions that drive this are still mostly a mystery. Stanford …

The Brain

The Sleep Habits of Successful Executives

This morning we focus on an issue to which you almost certainly pay too little attention: yourself. If I had asked you five minutes ago to list the …

JP Morgan Chase

8 Unexpected Signs You're Sleep Deprived

Long-term sleep deprivation doesn't look like you think it does.<p>Ask anyone who has spent any significant amount of time with a toddler and they'll tell you that exhaustion doesn't always look how you'd expect. Sure, sleepy little ones yawn and get cranky when they're tired like the rest of us, but …

Wellness

Autonomous Sentry Drones Will Monitor Your Home 24/7

Jason Lazarus December 2, 2016 379<p>Home security has always been a concern, that is why security and alarm companies have tried over the years to …

Great Quotes From 100 Years Of Nobel Prize For Literature Winners

<i>List of literature quotes from the last 100 years of Nobel Literature Prize winners.<br>Gathered by Regina Kenney</i><p><b>“Death is the fairest thing in the</b> …

The 5 Elements of a Strong Leadership Pipeline

Investments in traditional leadership development are often misguided and a waste of money.<p>It’s not that development itself isn’t important. In a Deloitte study of 7,000 organizations this year, 89% of executives rated “strengthening the leadership pipeline” an urgent issue. That’s up from 86% last …

Leadership

How Microsoft Uses a Growth Mindset to Develop Leaders

Research shows that managers see far more leadership potential in their employees when their companies adopt a growth mindset — the belief that talent should be developed in everyone, not viewed as a fixed, innate gift that some have and others don’t. But what are those organizations doing to …

Harvard Business Review

10 Habits you need to give up to increase your productivity

Share40<p>Tweet<p>Share267<p>+18<p>Shares 315<p>Would you like to be successful? But what are you willing to do in order to reach your goal? Success is not …

MOTI, a Robot That Promises to Help You Develop Better Habits

If you’re struggling to stick to your exercise routine, meet your work deadlines, or just remember to floss, a tiny robot named MOTI wants to help …

5 Motivational Quotes to Kickstart Your Day

Motivation means more than anything else in life. It doesn’t matter how much you’re paid, how big your house is, or whether you have the latest …

7 Morning Habits That Will Bring You Happiness

Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night. – <b>William Blake</b><p>“Wake up, live your life and sing the melody of your …

3 Surprising Ways To Improve Your Memory

<i>This article originally appeared in the September 2016 issue of SELF.</i><p>Ashley Jones is only 34, but lately she feels like she's forgetting everything. …

The Brain

5 Habits That Help You Learn Faster

Your brain is one of the most important parts of your body, but we’ve likely all had times where it’s failed us when it comes to memory. How many …

7 Things Steve Jobs Said That You Should Say Every Single Day

What you do is based on what you think... so borrow a few thoughts from Steve.<p>He came, he saw, he conquered...and he left behind some words to live by:<p><b>1. "Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower."</b><p>Ideas without action aren't ideas. They're regrets.<p>Every day, most people let …

Success

Mindfulness Changes The Way Our Brains React To Sadness

The scientific finding shows how mindfulness training actually has far-reaching benefits, even altering the way our brains process emotions .

Why Leaders Need To Be Great Storytellers

We’ve all seen them. Emotionally flat presentations. Emotionally devoid corporate mission, vision, and value statements that are simply wall art. They’re not memorable. And even if the team has been asked to memorize them, even recite them, but if you ask what they <i>mean</i>, you’ll get blank stares.<p>Why? …

Storytelling

Mindfulness Can Literally Change Your Brain

The business world is abuzz with mindfulness. But perhaps you haven’t heard that the hype is backed by hard science. Recent research provides strong evidence that practicing non-judgmental, present-moment awareness (a.k.a. mindfulness) changes the brain, and it does so in ways that anyone working …

The Brain

When You Can Stop Yourself From Multitasking, Your Brain Will Start To Change

Learn how our brain changes when we mindfully train ourselves to go against its natural tendency to multitask.

Salesforce has created a tranquil meditation space with an incredible view to help London employees be mindful

US tech giant Salesforce has created a meditation room at its UK headquarters in London to help employees be more mindful.<p>The tranquil space — situated on the 30th floor of 110 Bishopsgate (or Salesforce Tower, as Salesforce likes to call it) — can be used by Salesforce employees when they want to …

United Kingdom

Neuroscience Of Mindfulness: How To Make Your Mind Happy

Everybody is talking about mindfulness… but nobody seems to be able to explain clearly what the heck it really is. Ask people and you’ll hear, “Umm, …

Neurology

19 Tiny Habits That Lead to Huge Results

Success starts with the little things.<p>Success doesn't happen in an instant. It happens through the progression of lots of little successes, strung together over time.<p>If you want to build something big, if you have a vision, a dream, or even just a clearly defined end goal, the question is not how …

15 Simple Things Great Leaders Say to Create Highly Engaged Teams

Great leaders inspire their teams. Here are 15 things you can say to inspire yours.<p>Great leadership is about creating great relationships with your teams and inspiring them to go above and beyond. Here are 15 things that great leaders say to create highly engaged and motivated teams.<p>I'd love your …