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Controversial Illustrations By Polish Artist Reveal The Darker Side Of Modern Society

Polish illustrator, artist, and co-owner of Morski Studio Graficzne Igor Morski creates surreal images imbued with hidden meaning. He graduated with …

Art

How leaders lose their way

I’ve always taken pride in relating to the underdog or little guy or gal. I grew up a skinny Asian kid who was often ignored or picked on. It stuck with me and branded my soul. As I grew up, I tried to stick up for whoever seemed excluded or marginalized. I became a Mets fan. I’d go to a party and …

Leadership

Here's why the iPhone's Night Shift mode is such a big deal

In general, looking at your phone at night is a terrible idea.<p>Smartphone screens emit bright blue light so you can see them even at the sunniest …

New Research Shows Why Focus On Teams, Not Just Leaders, Is Key To Business Performance

Deloitte just launched a study of people challenges in business, Deloitte Human Capital Trends 2016, and the results were striking. Among the 7,000+ companies who responded (in over 130 countries), the #1 issue on leaders minds is “how to redesign our organizational structure” to meet the demands …

Human Resources

10 Things That Abruptly Happen When Real Leadership Shows Up

<i>“There are no bad teams, only bad leaders.”―</i>Jocko Willink<p>What does the environment around you look like?<p>Is it obvious to you and everyone else what …

Motivation

The Mind-Reading Hormone: Your Brain's Key to Empathy

The worst time to ask your boss for a raise is when she's having a bad day, giving reason to tune in to her mood, but it's all too easy to …

The Brain

Seven Zen Stories That Could Open Your Mind

For centuries, Zen masters have used stories and koans, or paradoxical riddles, to help students realize their true nature. These stories are often …

A New Study Claims People with Higher IQs Don't Require Large Social Circles

Sure, nerd.<p>While the average person is happier with a large friend circle, new research reveals those with higher IQs are better off with a small one.<p>Evolutionary psychologists Satoshi Kanazawa of the London School of Economics and Norman Li of Singapore Management University are the authors of …

Cuddling Helps Curb Depression And Anxiety, Study Finds

Cuddling, snuggling, and hugging: you wouldn’t think these actions could be linked to depression and anxiety, but recent studies have found that the …

Best new crime and thriller novels

This is our repository of crime and thriller novel reviews<p>THE FORCE by Don Winslow<p>490pp, HarperCollins, £18.99, ebook £9.9<p><b>There's a glut of novels about New York cops</b>– <b>but this stands out by a mile, says Jake Kerridge​</b><p>Perhaps none of us felt we were in desperate need of another novel about what it …

3 Mindfulness Practices That Blow Meditation Out Of The Water

Michael Singer, author of <i>The Surrender Experiment</i>, tells the story of a conversation he had when he was a young man. At a pause in the conversation, …

Maybe You Don’t Know What Love Is

We sit silently. My friend stares deeply into her empty glass, occasionally shuffling the ice around with her straw. “Wow,” she says. I sit and wait …

Relationships

How Does Anxiety Short Circuit the Decision-Making Process?

Neuroscientists at the University of Pittsburgh have pinpointed a specific neuronal mechanism that helps explain how anxiety can disrupt the …

Neuroscience

The Worst Leadership Myths And Their Realities

It was eight o’clock on a Friday night at Chuck E. Cheese’s, and mayhem reigned supreme. Kids ran everywhere, trailing tokens and tickets. A popular game had just broken down, spilled cups of soda were soaking into the carpet, and the birthday boy was throwing a tantrum because his pizza was just …

How Happy Brains Respond to Negative Things

You drop a glass while making breakfast. You get stuck in traffic on your way to work. Your boss yells at you for being late. Congratulations! <i>You’re</i> …

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5 questions that reveal the personality of someone you just met

It's impossible to learn everything you need to know about someone the first time you meet unless you have some sort of telepathic insight. But there are some questions you can ask that will give you a deeper, more accurate picture of someone than others.<p>Certainly, simple questions, like "Are you …

How to Learn Advanced Mathematics Without Heading to University - Part 1

I am often asked in emails how to go about learning the necessary mathematics for getting a job in quantitative finance or data science if it isn't …

Want to Be a Good Leader? Then Don't Be Anything Like Donald Trump

Want to become a great leader? Don't be like the Donald.<p>I despise Donald Trump. For me, it's not a party line issue. It's not his bizarre quaff or his inability to speak in complete, coherent sentences. It's not his loud mouth antics, his blatant bullying or even the size of his ... fingers. In …

Donald Trump

Patience is the Wrong Word

<i>Patience has a certain impatience built into it. In Zen the word is “constancy.” Instead of patience, constancy is a kind of dedication to what you</i> …

Here's What You Need to Be More Creative at Work

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i></i> …

Must Read: Deadly Habits That Will Make You Unsuccessful And Struggle Eternally - Latest Naija news and gists

Habits is a usual way of behavior: more importantly, something one does in a regular or repeated pattern {Merriam-Webster}. Your habit could be …

Work Meetings Are Destroying Business (And How to Destroy Them Back)

My brother is a vice president of a large company. He often tells me he gets anxiety on Sundays because of an incoming Monday of long, byzantine …

7 Things Great Listeners Do Differently

Listening is a bit like intelligence--most everyone thinks they're above average, even though that's impossible.<p>And listening is a skill you want to be great at. A recent study conducted at George Washington University showed that listening can influence up to 40% of a leader's job performance.<p><i>"The</i> …

5 Things Everyone Must Understand About Verbal Abuse

The most maddening—and the most common—response I get when I write about the daughters and sons of unloving mothers is that people point out that the …

Psychology

All the Science Fiction and Fantasy Books That Everyone Will Be Talking About in March

This is a crazy month for science fiction and fantasy books. There’s a new Robert J. Sawyer mind-bender, and Catherynne M. Valente’s last fairyland …

Google introduces Docs templates 'designed by experts'

Part of the big update to Google Docs back in September was the introduction of new and useful templates to help users of the service start up common types of documents quickly. The company has now taken that one step further, announcing today that it has created new templates ‘designed by experts’ …

Relationships Without Reciprocity Are No Relationships At All

We live in a business world fueled by greed, self-aggrandizement, and artificial relationships that lack real depth, purpose and meaning. For example, a company’s good intentions to build momentum through partnership and mutuality is met with an act of deceit when the other party attempts to get …