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The Complete List of Evergreen Content Ideas for Your Blog

A good tweet peaks at 18 minutes. An evergreen blog post lasts for years.<p>It’s crazy to see the disparity between two pieces of content that we all …

Brain Appears Hardwired for Some Aspects of Language

A new study discovers that human brains share common linguistic restrictions on the sound pattern of language.<p>The understanding that language is …

10 Surprising Social Media Statistics That Might Make You Rethink Your Social Strategy

Social Media is changing faster than ever, as if that wasn’t something everyone already knew!<p>If you’re managing social media for your business, it …

7 Practical Tips for Reducing Stress

<b>Deep Breathing vs. Shallow Breathing</b><p>Breathing deeply can help to reduce your stress and provide oxygen to your brain to help you focus. Most people do not know how to "deep breath" and so they end up breathing shallow breaths which can cause hyperventilation.<p>Place your hand on your stomach and push …

Mindfulness

Emotional Agility

Sixteen thousand—that’s how many words we speak, on average, each day. So imagine how many unspoken ones course through our minds. Most of them are not facts but evaluations and judgments entwined with emotions—some positive and helpful (<i>I’ve worked hard and I can ace this presentation; This issue</i> …

The First Step to Being Powerful

“I am such a big failure. I can’t believe that I’ve made this mistake and it’s cost me months and months of time. I might never recover…What an idiot to not see that one coming.” On and on, he went. In distress, my colleague was clearly suffering because of a recent fiasco.<p>Seeking counsel, he had …

When It Comes to Female Bosses, Women Can Be Their Own Worst Enemy

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>When it comes to attitudes about women in the workplace and having a female boss, Americans have …

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Four Major Changes in Global Prosperity

It was Abraham Maslow who gave us that famous observation — “when the only tool you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.” We all understand the implication: Anyone attempting to solve an ambiguous problem should start out in possession of a broad set of tools.<p>It is curious, then, that we …

Employee Engagement Drives Health Care Quality and Financial Returns

Hospital systems in the U.S. are at a crisis point. Among the many changes ushered in with the new health care law is the shift to value-based purchasing, which ties a system’s Medicare and Medicaid reimbursements to the quality of the services it provides. For many systems, the mandate will now be …

How to Manage Biased People

By now it’s generally accepted that if senior leaders suffer from cognitive biases their decisions can severely undermine company performance. Yet, leaders are not the only members of organizations that exercise poor judgment: Non-leaders are sometimes irrational too. Bearing this in mind, it is …

Map: The Sad State of Global Workplace Engagement

Only 13% of employees worldwide are engaged in their jobs, according to 2011-2012 numbers collected by Gallup. What does that mean for where you live and work?<p>Our map below shows engagement data on the countries polled by Gallup, and includes regional insights into where the problems lie — and how …

You Can’t Be a Wimp—Make the Tough Calls

Photography: Jared Leeds<p>As one of the world’s preeminent advisers to CEOs and boards, Ram Charan has spent the past 35 years on the road, watching hundreds of executives deal with their toughest challenges. He regularly shares the insights from his experiences in speeches and the classroom and is …

Beyond the Echo Chamber

Artwork: Matt Phillips, Untitled, 2010, oil on canvas, 20″ x 14″<p>The rap on decision making is that it’s hard. Sure, there may be a few superbright people with an almost magical ability to consistently do it well, but the rest of us just get by. That is not what my colleagues and I have discovered …

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Regional Differences In Personalities Confirmed In New Study

The old trope that Midwesterners are the friendliest people might actually be rooted in truth, according to a new study in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.<p>Researchers from the University of Cambridge analyzed personality traits through the use of Facebook, surveys and other methods …

8 Habits Of Extremely Well-Rested People

Most of us have probably met (and envied) at least one of those mysterious people who never seem to be tired. We've sized them up through bleary eyes, and wondered how it is that <i>they</i> don't look like they spent 30 minutes battling with the snooze button this morning. The answer isn't necessarily …

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“I Don’t Know”

Uncertainty as a platform for growth<p>When leadership is confused with the need to know everything it can lead to cultures of bluff where people feel …

Coaching Physicians to Become Leaders

Two or three times a week, a physician contacts me, in search of executive coaching.<p>Department chairs, managing partners, medical directors, chiefs of staff—they’re all frustrated. As a practicing physician with experience in several leadership roles, I know how they feel: They don’t recall saying …

Multitasking Makes Managers Less Thoughtful

Managerial Omelet Anyone?<p>How Interactive Media Can Scramble Your Brain<p>Strategy + Business<p>You’re sitting at a meeting checking your e-mail on your iPad or your texts on your phone. Or, if you’re like the average college student, your attention is divided at least three ways, among the lecturer, your …

You Can Prevent Alzheimer's

Earlier this week, the U.S. government announced that it was going to provide $33.2 million, the largest grant of its kind in history, to support the development of a pharmaceutical approach to prevent Alzheimer's disease in healthy people. No doubt if such a drug finds scientific validation it …

12 Happiness Myths—Debunked

It doesn't come from success, it can be bought, and other shocking truths about achieving bliss

Dealing with Team Members Who Derail Meetings

What does your team do when someone takes a meeting off-track? If your team is like most, the leader says something like, “Lee, that’s not what we’re talking about now” or “Let’s get back on track” or the team simply ignores Lee’s comment and tries to bring the conversation back to the original …

Are you financially literate or financially capable?

‘Imagine you have a lot of mangoes on your farm and your neighbor has lots of tomatoes. You make a bargain and he says he will give you three …

The Rise of Compassionate Management (Finally)

Don’t look now, but all of a sudden the topic of compassionate management is becoming trendy.<p>A growing number of business conferences are focusing in on the topic of compassion at work. There’s the International Working Group on Compassionate Organizations. There’s the Changing Culture in the …

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Six Principles for Developing Humility as a Leader

Whether we’re looking at business or politics, sports or entertainment, it’s clear we live in an era of self-celebration. Fame is equated with success, and being self-referential has become the norm. As a result we are encouraged to pump ourselves full of alarming self-confidence. Bluster and the …