There’s a wealth of misinformation out there about how to hire (or “select,” which is the term I prefer) and treat employees. These myths can destroy your attempts at building a rich and sustainable corporate
It’s easy to think of the highly self-disciplined as being miserable misers or uptight Puritans, but it turns out that exerting self-control can make you happier not only in the long run, but also in moment.
In tests that offer a choice of answers, you can exploit hidden patterns to get full marks if you know how, says William Poundstone. Our fates in school and beyond are decided by pop quizzes, final exams,
VATICAN CITY -- The Roman Catholic Church must be less judgmental of homosexuals and, while still opposing gay marriage, should welcome children of gay couples into the faith with equal dignity, a Vatican
You’ve tried everything to organize your priorities better, and still end up scattered. Try these outside-the-box ideas for sorting your day. The hardest part is getting started. When there’s a long list
You start strong, with great intentions, but soon that new habit falls to the wayside. Here’s how to cement it into your daily life. We truly are creatures of habit. Nearly half of our everyday behaviors
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VATICAN CITY (RNS) China has reacted cautiously to a bid by Pope Francis to open new dialogue with Beijing, with some officials quick to warn the Vatican not to “interfere” with the country’s religion.
The following post is an excerpt from the new book, If Nuns Ruled the World (Open Road, September 2014), which aims to shatter stereotypes about Catholic nuns. This chapter profiles Sister Jeannine Gramick,
This question answered by Michael Baucom, George Cotsiki, Jill Uchiyama, Paul Denlinger and Sanjay Sabnani for Quora Answer by Michael Baucom The things they laugh at. I had a coworker back in Sulphur
Turns out “fake it till you make it” is actually real. A new study found that over-confident students were more likely to be perceived as smart by their peers, regardless of their actual grades. Researchers
Every hour of sleep before midnight is worth two after midnight. Your grandparents (and great grandparents) probably adhered to that creaky adage. “The mythology is unfortunate, because there’s no pumpkin-like
If you’re like most people, your brain loves it when you drink—and it shows you its appreciation by rewarding you for it. A few sips of the right stuff and you feel funnier, smarter, more confident, and
Updated at 7:15 p.m. ET California Governor Jerry Brown signed historic legislation Monday, mandating that every smartphone sold in California after July 1, 2015, be equipped by default with a kill switch,
IDEAS Barker is the author of Barking Up The Wrong Tree John Gottman can listen to a couple for 5 minutes and determine, with 91% accuracy, whether they’ll divorce. He was featured in Malcolm Gladwell’s
As the story goes, my mom and dad, who recently celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary, met at a dance in college. My father introduced himself, saying, “I’m Howard Hogshead from Hudson.” My mom burst