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Deliveroo Singapore – I Am A Convert To This Premium Food Delivery Service (Promo Code DFDROO)

<b>by</b> admin<p>January 14, 2016<b>in</b> Feature - Advertorial, Feature - Review9 Comments 8983<p>[Original Entry] First things first, food delivery is nothing new in …

Pay attention to distraction

“There’s a big question I think we need to ask ourselves as an industry: Where does this constant shift in attention and loyalty leave news organizations in five or 10 years?”<p>As most people with children in their lives probably do, I worry about the world my nieces, ages 4 and 7, will face in the …

The Math-Class Paradox

Mastering the subject has become less about learning and more about performance.<p>Why do so many students hate math, fear it, or both?<p>If you ask most students what they think their role is in math classrooms, they will tell you it is to get questions right. Students rarely think that they are in math …

Mathematics

The concept of different “learning styles” is one of the greatest neuroscience myths

Are you a visual learner who writes notes in a rainbow of different colors, or do you have to read something aloud before it will sink it? Chances are, you’ve been asked a similar question at some point in your life, and believe the concept of different “learning styles” is perfectly valid. But, as …

Brain Fitness Tips to Improve Attention and Memory in 2016

Concentration -- or atten­tion -- and mem­ory are two cru­cial men­tal skills and are directly related. In fact, many mem­ory com­plaints have noth­ing to do with the actual abil­ity to remem­ber things: They come from a fail­ure to focus prop­erly on the task at hand.<p>For exam­ple, when you don't …

The Rabbit Back Literature Society haunts a Finnish town, and the reader

The town of Rabbit Back is filled with mysterious occurrences on a scale so subtle it’s hard to tell if they’re real. Finnish author Pasi Ilmari …

Why Organizations Don’t Learn

Virtually all leaders believe that to stay competitive, their enterprises must learn and improve every day. But even companies revered for their dedication to continuous learning find it difficult to always practice what they preach.<p>Consider Toyota: Continuous improvement is one of the pillars of …

Reinventing Performance Management

At Deloitte we’re redesigning our performance management system. This may not surprise you. Like many other companies, we realize that our current process for evaluating the work of our people—and then training them, promoting them, and paying them accordingly—is increasingly out of step with our …

Nobel scientist Tim Hunt: female scientists cause trouble for men in labs

Scientists should work in gender-segregated labs, according to a Nobel laureate, who said the trouble with “girls” is that they cause men to fall in love with them and cry when criticised.<p>Tim Hunt, an English biochemist who admitted that he has a reputation for being a “chauvinist”, said to the …

Nobel Prize

Can a new drug brown the fat and trim the obese person?

New research has found that a variant of a drug used to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension prompts weight-loss in obese mice. Among mice fed a high-fat diet, those who did not get the medication became obese while medicated mice did not, the same study showed.<p>The experimental drug used, a …

Qatar emir's mother speaks out over treatment of Muslims by the west

Muslims face dehumanisation when western countries apply double standards, the wife of the former emir of Qatar has warned in an unusual and critical public intervention from a senior royal in a wealthy Gulf state.<p>Sheikha Moza bint Nasser al-Missned, one of the most influential and high-profile …

Religion

The Surprising Persuasiveness of a Sticky Note

Imagine that you really need to convince someone to do something, such as following through on a task. You might be surprised to learn that one of the best ways to get someone to comply with your request is through a tiny nuance that adds a personal touch—attaching a sticky note.<p>A brilliant set of …

What Maslow’s Hierarchy Won’t Tell You About Motivation

At some point in their careers, most leaders have either consciously — or, more likely, unwittingly — based (or justified) their approach to motivation on Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. Maslow’s idea that people are motivated by satisfying lower-level needs such as food, water, shelter, and security, …

What Stitch Fix Figured Out About Mass Customization

Brick and mortar retail experiences have barely changed in decades.<p>Take fashion as an example. You travel to a store, select clothing from a mind-boggling array of choices, try on items in an ill-lit fitting room, stand in line to make a purchase, and if it doesn’t work out, go back to the store …

Conquering Digital Distraction

Sinan Koçaslan/iStockphoto<p>Digital overload may be the defining problem of today’s workplace. All day and night, on desktops, laptops, tablets, and smartphones, we’re bombarded with so many messages and alerts that even when we want to focus, it’s nearly impossible. And when we’re tempted to …

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How to Promote Yourself Without Looking Like a Jerk

Self-promotion can be uncomfortable for many people. That’s certainly true for foreign professionals in America, who have to navigate different cultural mores in the most bullish nation on earth when it comes to personal branding. But even for many Americans, it’s a tricky prospect: how can you …

Your Employees’ Emotions Are Clues to What Motivates Them

One goal of developing emotional intelligence is to better understand the people around you. This can help you to interact with them more effectively and to understand what they want. It can also help you understand people’s motivations, which even they themselves might have trouble …

How the Government helps Singaporeans help themselves

‘Grey cells’ wanted as Singapore’s inmates age

Moby maps his road to veganism

The DJ and musician<p>Moby, a vegan for 27 years, plans to open a vegan restaurant this summer called Little Pine in Silver Lake. He recently appeared at the Skirball Cultural Center in conversation with the co-founder of the animal welfare organization Farm Sanctuary, Gene Baur. We asked him about …

Mad Max: Fury Road hilariously angers "Men's Rights Activists"

Gallery: Mad Max: Fury Road hilariously angers "Men's Rights Activists"<p>Gallery: Mad Max: Fury Road hilariously angers "Men's Rights Activists"<p>+ 5<p>+ 4<p>+ …

Scientists: Earth Endangered by New Strain of Fact-Resistant Humans

MINNEAPOLIS (The Borowitz Report)—Scientists have discovered a powerful new strain of fact-resistant humans who are threatening the ability of Earth to sustain life, a sobering new study reports.<p>The research, conducted by the University of Minnesota, identifies a virulent strain of humans who are …

Are You A Procrastinator? Scientists Say This Brain Hack Can Help You Meet Your Goals

Having trouble motivating yourself to work toward a future goal? Whether what you want is two days or 20 years away, new research finds that the key to avoiding procrastination may be to change the way you think about time.<p>The trick? Break down the time you have into smaller units. For instance, if …

The Hard Data on Being a Nice Boss

There’s an age-old question out there: Is it better to be a “nice” leader to get your staff to like you? Or to be tough as nails to inspire respect and hard work? Despite the recent enthusiasm for wellness initiatives like mindfulness and meditation at the office, and despite the movement toward …

Lady Killers

In November, 1988, police arrived at 1426 F Street, in Sacramento, California, to search for a fifty-one-year-old man named Alvaro Montoya. The house, a two-story Victorian, was operating as an unlicensed boarding home; Montoya, who was developmentally disabled and mentally ill, had been living …

Understanding these 2 personality types can make you more persuasive

From dressing up as Spiderman and dropping down a London skyscraper to launching a business in space, Richard Branson has enjoyed his share of bold risks and big adventures.<p>The business visionary sees opportunities for achievement, reward, and success virtually everywhere, and this is what makes …

Love your children—but don’t believe them, defend them or feel sorry for them

One of the greatest challenges to busy parents is developing a loving, tough, sacrificial, intelligent approach to raising kids. Being a good parent has more to do with our own internal victories than eliciting specific behavior from our children. The parent that wrestles with the issues …

My mom never wanted kids

For decades, I suffered her psychological abuse. Even now there are times I long for a normal, loving mother<p>My mother and I were sitting in a delicatessen eating corned beef sandwiches when she told me that I never should have been born.<br>I was in my early 20s at the time and my new therapist …