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Is Japan Too Scared to Succeed?

The country needs bold new entrepreneurs, not more easy money.<p>Of all of the scary economic data that routinely streams out of Japan, this statistic should terrify you: $800 million. That’s the total value of venture capital deals completed in Japan in 2015, according to accounting firm Ernst & …

Trans-Pacific Partnership

How Steve Jobs Got the Absolute Best Out of His Teams

Love him or hate him, there's one thing Steve Jobs did extremely well.<p>Steven Paul Jobs was impassioned, a captivating speaker, and had an uncanny ability to see the future. But many who knew Apple's co-founder also described him as impatient, petulant, and difficult.<p>If I described your boss as …

What a Lack of Eye Contact Says About You, According to Science (and How to Fix It)

Failing to meet someone's gaze could send not-so-flattering messages about who you are and what you're capable of.<p>What you do with your clothes, hair, accessories, posture, gestures--it all conveys deep, rich meaning. But your eyes send messages, too, and failure to maintain good eye contact with …

4 Proven Secrets to Easily Improve Your Body Language

What is your body language telling others about you?<p>Last week I wrote about how to read other people (you can check that out here.) But being able to …

How to draw buildings with shapes

Create a variety of primitive shapes you can reshape, combine, and color to make eye-catching illustrations in Adobe Illustrator CC.<p>Vector …

How to Make Windows Defender Scan for Potentially Unwanted Programs

Windows Defender is a malware and virus scanner built into Windows 10. It does a reasonably good job at those tasks, but you can beef it up a bit by …

5 research-backed secrets to successfully negotiating your salary

I wanted to get the inside dirt on how we can earn more. So I decided to call an expert…<p>Adam Galinsky is the chair of the Management Division at the Columbia Business School. He teaches negotiation and is author of Friend & Foe: When to Cooperate, When to Compete, and How to Succeed at Both.<p>Adam …

How To Create Hidden User Account In Windows

Learn How To Create Hidden User Account In Windows we brought up an interesting trick on creating an anonymous account for your Windows

Survival of the prettiest: The strange power of attractive people

From picking mates to choosing politicians, new research says society’s bias toward attractiveness has ugly results<p>As the owner of a boutique …

7 Tips to Improve Your Writing Productivity

Writing is a very personal and strenuous activity. It engages the mind, body, and spirit, and it takes a lot out of the writer. It is not surprising …

15 words to eliminate from your vocabulary to sound smarter

People don't have the time or the attention span to read any more words than necessary.<p>You want your readers to hear you out, understand your message, and perhaps be entertained, right? Here's a list of words to eliminate in order to help you write more succinctly.<p>It's superfluous most of the time. …

Four Scientifically Proven Habits Of Powerful Presenters

There’s no shortage of speaking tips out there, but scientists are now figuring out how best to combine them.<p>What makes someone a great presenter? Why do some speakers seem to effortlessly captivate their audiences, while others struggle just to keep them awake? It turns out that scientists have …

Ignoring Stuff Is Good for Your Memory

If I say a random string of numbers out loud, say 1593657292759381380473, how many of these numbers do you think you will be able to immediately …

Talk to yourself out loud? Here's why experts say that's a good thing

“Keys. Keys,” you mumble while trying to remember where the heck your car keys are.<p>Suddenly, you spot them.<p>Is it possible that talking aloud about the keys helped you to find them? Or when you're mentally working through different scenarios, going through them out loud can help you focus.<p>Recently …

7 Signs of a True Leader

There are bosses/supervisors/managers (insert your term of choice here) and then there are leaders. Sometimes they are one in the same but not …

Inspiring designs for modern kitchen walls

It's the heart of the home and as such, we all spend a lot of time in there, so when frustration sets in with your kitchen décor, we know you will …

How Powerful Is the Human Brain Compared to a Computer?

For as fast and powerful as computers have become, they still pose no match for the human brain. Sure, a computer specifically programmed to perform …

Artificial Intelligence

Men are suffering from a psychological phenomenon that can undermine their success, but they're too ashamed to talk about it

Common symptoms include worrying that your success in life has been the result of some kind of error and thinking that everyone around you is more intelligent than you.<p>For years, the scientific community believed that the phenomenon was largely confined to high-achieving women. But many of those …

How to Be Charming: 2 Secrets Backed by Research

Want to know how to be charming? Ask yourself: What do you want in any friend or partner?<p>Someone who is happy for you, wants the best for you and …

8 Fascinating Things We Learned About The Mind In 2015

Memory erasing is just the beginning.<p>As the New Horizons spacecraft made its historic flight to Pluto and some scientists explored the far reaches of our solar system, others were making some incredible advances in their exploration of the inner workings of the mind.<p>Studies published this year shed …

The Brain

Junk food is tricking your brain: The depressing science behind your binging

<b>(AP)</b><p>Research reveals fats and sweets alter the brain’s satiety-control mechanism, sending our appetites into hyperdrive<p>Ferris Jabr<p>December 27, 2015 12:00pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Matthew Brien has struggled with overeating for the past 20 years. At age 24, …

Neuroscience

There's an 'invisible' trait that makes leaders more effective — here's how to develop it

The difference seems to lie at least partly in charisma — a trait that can be hard to define but relatively easy to spot.<p>Yet a growing body of research suggests that charisma is both definable and replicable. Scientists who study charisma say it's less a natural gift bestowed only upon some lucky …

Charisma

Middle East still rocking from first world war pacts made 100 years ago

In an idle moment between cocktail parties in the Arab capital where they served, a British and French diplomat were chatting recently about their respective countries’ legacies in the Middle East: why not commemorate them with a new rock band? And they could call it Sykes-Picot and the Balfour …

Middle East

Are You Guilty of Wasting Your Time This Way? | Inc.com

When you want to be productive but you don't know what to do, or you want to be effective but you keep getting distracted, you end up wasting a lot of time.<p>The way to put a stop to our biggest time wasters is to identify them.<p>Here are 10 of the top time wasters we are all guilty of, if you see …

Time Management

50 Simple Things You Can Do To Be A Real Leader

Everyday is a struggle and to shine personally and professionally, you need to spend time in building your personality, step by step. Deep inside, …

Self-help

The first website went online 25 years ago today

If the web were a person, it wouldn't have trouble renting a car from now on: the world's first website, Tim Berners-Lee's World Wide Web, went online 25 years ago today. The inaugural page wasn't truly public when it went live at CERN on December 20th, 1990 (that wouldn't happen until August …

11 quotes that show the great leadership of General George Patton

Gen. George S. Patton was a complicated military figure, but there can be little debate over whether he was quotable.<p>Perhaps most famous for his commanding of the 7th Army during World War II, Old "Blood and Guts" often gave rousing speeches to motivate, inspire, and educate his soldiers.<p>In honor …

This is how to fire someone the Chinese way

The secret to managing in China as a foreign executive requires more than just cultural know-how.<p>Jay Carlson had been working in China for just three months when he encountered his first real management challenge. He needed to fire someone, and quickly found out the process doesn’t always happen …

China