SillyJoy

118 Flips | 10 Magazines | 38 Likes | 12 Following | @DavidZhao2017 | Keep up with SillyJoy on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “SillyJoy”

8 of the Best Free Font Websites Offering Thousands of Stylish Typefaces

Picking out the right font for your design project is like selecting an item of clothing. Just like a great-fitting pair of jeans, the perfect typeface can take your design from ordinary to extraordinary. Our computers come loaded with a cursory selection of fonts, but that’s just the tip of the …

Ten Things That Are Way Worse Than Getting Fired

Dear Liz,<p>I took a new job reluctantly seven months ago. I had a feeling it was not a good place to work but I was desperate. Things didn’t start out that well. I had no desk for the first week. I sat in the conference room and when there was a meeting scheduled, I had to wander the halls until the …

The Explainer: How Management Teams Can Have a Good Fight

These six tactics create productive conflict with a focus on issues, not personalities.

How to Forget About Work When You’re Not Working

When was the last time you got away from work?<p>I mean truly got <i>away</i> from it: didn’t think about it, didn’t worry about it, didn’t have a to-do list rattling around in your brain.<p>Most of us know there are benefits to getting away from work. We know we need time to recharge each day in order to be …

In This New Neighborhood, All The Houses Are Their Own Power Stations

In Wales, this collection of 16 houses combines existing clean energy tech to minimize energy needs and generate their own power.<p>A new housing development in the small U.K. town of Neath won’t look much different from the buildings around it. But the new homes will generate, store, and release …

How to Work with a Bad Listener

It’s a challenge to work with people — peers, junior colleagues, or even bosses — who just don’t listen. Whether your colleagues interrupt you, ramble on, seem distracted, or are always waiting for their turn to talk, the impact is the same: You don’t feel heard, and the chances for …

High-Performing Teams Need Psychological Safety. Here’s How to Create It

“There’s no team without trust,” says Paul Santagata, Head of Industry at Google. He knows the results of the tech giant’s massive two-year study on team performance, which revealed that the highest-performing teams have one thing in common: psychological safety, the belief that you won’t be …

The Most Popular Drink Trends, According to Google

Today, Google released its first ever beverage trends report, a data-based amalgamation of all the non-alcoholic drinks you and all the other Google users out there searched for this year.<p>The company amassed beverage related search terms in four countries—the US, the UK, Spain, and Mexico—to create …

Trends

Why Management Needs Philosophers

Underlying the practice and study of business is the belief that management is a science and that business decisions must be driven by rigorous analysis of data. The explosion of big data has reinforced this idea. In a recent EY survey, 81% of executives said they believed that “data should be at …

56 Best Christmas Stockings For Your Most Stylish Mantle Yet

Hang up a holiday stocking that's just as envy-worthy as the goodies inside.<p>This holiday season, your mantle could use an extra dose of Christmas cheer, and a stocking is the perfect way to do it! Keep it classic with plaid, mistletoe and monograms or jazz it up with sequins, bling and fur. Whether …

16 Incredible Underwater Places Around the World

Some of the coolest places on the planet happen to be covered in water, but trust us: they are well worth the dive. Here are 16 of the best underwater sites around the world, including museums, hotels, shipwrecks, and even a fully functioning post office. This gallery was originally posted in 2014. …

Help Your Team Achieve Work-Life Balance — Even When You Can’t

You block time on your calendar for a yoga class, lunch with a friend, or even a tech Shabbat. But how often do you cancel it due to what seems a more urgent work demand? Recent research from Boston University and Harvard Business School faculty shows that with the unrelenting pace and volume of …

Why CEOs Can’t Stay Silent in the Wake of Events Like Charlottesville

The last week has been filled with the disconcerting aftermath of the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, leaving many business leaders to wonder how they should react — what they should tell their employees and customers.<p>A number of CEOs — including Apple’s Tim Cook, Goldman Sachs’s Lloyd …

How Senior Executives Stay Passionate About Their Work

When we talk about “learning to love your job” or “managing yourself,” it’s often in the context of junior or midlevel roles. But these things don’t stop mattering for senior executives. What aspects of their jobs are most important to them? What do they find rewarding? How do they sustain their …

This Is The Only Type Of Brain Training That Works, According To Science

Most “brain training” programs are little more than memory games.<p>There are dozens of apps and online courses that claim their “brain training” can make you more mentally agile, but there’s usually little scientific evidence to back up those claims. While the FDA does approve certain brain training …

The Unique History and Exquisite Aesthetic of Japan’s Ethereal Woodblock Prints

Celebrated for their one-of-a-kind process and distinctive aesthetic, woodblock prints have become a widely recognized and iconic form of Japanese art. Along with paintings, prints produced from the 17th century through the 19th century captured the spirit of <i>ukyio-e</i>, a genre that presented …

What You Missed: iOS 11 Public Beta 5, Disabling Touch ID In Emergencies, And Taking Eclipse Pics

It’s been a busy week for the Apple faithful, the latest iOS 11 Public Beta popped up a week early and brought with it a hidden safety feature that has the potential to be extremely helpful. Plus, with the solar eclipse happening on Monday, August 21, there’s been a lot of confusion about how to …

This Is Your Brain on Exercise

Human beings evolved to move. Our bodies, including our brains, were fine-tuned for endurance activities over millennia of stalking and chasing down prey. “We’ve engineered that out of our lives now,” says Charles Hillman, a psychology professor at Northeastern University who has spent decades …

The Brain

Japan’s Ferrari-Design Luxury Train Takes Travel to New Levels of Opulence

We're already big fans of train travel, but the Japanese have taken things to a new level with the recently revealed luxury shiki-shima train suite. Designed by Ken Kiyoyuki Okuyama, the famed industrial designer behind Ferrari's Enzo and P4/5, you'll never want to step off this 10-car …

装上这个 iPhone 手机壳,你能随时喝到热咖啡

作者:谁是大英雄关于 iPhone 各种各样的手机壳,我们以前也介绍过不少,这些充满创意的产品在无形之中丰富了 iPhone 的使用场景。它们利用模块化的构造,让手机具备了与众不同的能力。今天要跟大家介绍的,是一个能让 iPhone 直接做出咖啡的手机壳——MOKASE。对,你没有听错,在 iPho …

博主们追求的正是其暗示的:吃什么水果说明你处在什么阶层。

China Finance Minister Leaves Japan For 'Emergency Meeting'

Friday, China’s finance minister cancelled a meeting with his Japanese and South Korean counterparts on the sidelines of the Asian Development Bank’s annual conference in Yokohama. Xiao Jie left Japan for China to attend what Reuters termed an “emergency domestic meeting.”<p>The Reuters account, based …

What You Need to Do Before Your First Day of Work

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

Talking to Yourself (Out Loud) Can Help You Learn

When University of Illinois psychologist Brian Ross enrolled in a computer science course, it had been a long time since he’d even taken a class. With his beard and balding dome, he stood out. A decade older than his classmates, Ross was, to all the other students, <i>that guy.</i> He was nervous.<p>But he …

防御性思维的程度,决定了一个人才华的高度

大部分人对学习的定义过于狭窄,仅将其理解为“解决问题”。<p>我们可以用两个新词来区分它们之间存在的差异:“单环”(Single Loop)学习和“双环”(Double Loop)学习。举一简例:单环学习类似一个自动开关的恒温器,一旦室内温度低于68华氏度即自动打开。如果一个恒温器会思考“为什么我的开关温度被设置为68华氏度”这个问题,并尝试寻找性价比更合理的温度设置,这种方法就是双环学习。<p>高技能专业人士通常在单环学习方面大放光彩。毕竟,获得学位、专攻特定的知识领域并将这些知识用于解决现实问题是他们的惯常优势。但具有讽刺意味的是,这些优势正是专业人士在双环学习方面极其蹩脚的原因所在。<p>简单说,这些专业 …

Stop Focusing on Profitability and Go for Growth

The global financial crisis prompted many companies to pull in their horns, hoard cash, trim costs, and take a wary view of large investments. Yet the same crisis ushered in a new age of capital superabundance. Bain & Company’s Macro Trends Group carefully analyzed the global balance sheet and …

Landscape Ideas: 8 Favorite Gardens by Dutch Designer Piet Oudolf

One way to get a glimpse of Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf’s romantic view of ruin? Join the Disney-size crowds who are shuffling along the …

Landscaping

The 4 Types of Organizational Politics

The first 100 days are usually the honeymoon period for any new CEO to make their mark and get others on board. However, for Airbus CEO Christian Streiff, it was just a brief window before his abrupt departure from the European aircraft company that’s part of the EADS consortium, along with …

Why GrubHub is Still America's Most Popular Food Delivery Service

It's dominating the start-up competition.<p>In the sea of food delivery options available to hungry Americans, there is still just one dominant force: …