Amitav Mukherjee

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23 fascinating diagrams reveal how to negotiate with people around the world

British linguist Richard D. Lewis charted communication patterns as well as leadership styles and cultural identities in his book, "When Cultures Collide," which is now in a third edition. His organization offers classes in cross-cultural communication for clients like Unilever and BMW.<p>Although …

Management

3 Scientific Strategies for Overcoming Procrastination

Quite often, the biggest obstacle to reaching our goals is our lack of motivation to get started. Whether we're putting off scheduling appointments or we're avoiding that boring project with a looming deadline, procrastination can be a major problem.<p>Our tendency to procrastinate may be largely due …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

The 4-Step Plan to Never Procrastinate Again

Ever known you should do something <i>right now</i>, but you can't muster the will to get started? You know the longer you put off a task, the more likely …

Procrastination

Morning and Evening Routines: How to Start and End a Successful Day | The Art of Manliness

You’re a college student.<p>It’s midnight. You’re brushing your teeth and reviewing how the day went. And you’re disappointed.<p>You had planned to work …