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4 Simple Words That Will Make You a Better Critical Thinker

Few questions expose the limits of one's knowledge quite like these four words do.<p><i>How can we develop our critical thinking abilities? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Allen Lobo,</b> …

Critical Thinking

This 21-Year-Old's $10 Million Business Is Just Nuts (Literally)

Daniel Katz started his first business at the age of 12. Nine years later, he's on his way to building an empire.<p>Daniel Katz isn't good at sitting still. He gets up each day at 2:30 a.m. to do what he calls an hour-long "heavy workout," which, depending on the day, consists of lifting weights, …

Selling

Starbucks's CEO Just Met With the 2 Men Arrested Last Week. It Was a Lesson in Emotional Intelligence

Developing empathy is easier said than done. Here's a real-life example of how to do it right.<p>After two men were unnecessarily arrested in a Philadelphia Starbucks last week, CEO Kevin Johnson expressed his desire to meet with them--to apologize personally and invite the men to help him find a …

Leadership

How to get rich quick in Silicon Valley

Corey Pein took his half-baked startup idea to America’s hottest billionaire factory – and found a wasteland of techie hustlers and con men<p><b>T</b>he most desirable career of the 21st century, with numerous advantages over other fast-growing occupations such as hospice carer and rickshaw driver, is being …

Silicon Valley

How a 34-year-old turned $200 into a company he sold for over $10 million in a matter of months

Thirteen years ago as a broke college student, Trevor Chapman took a job selling pest control door-to-door to make extra money. Eventually, he …

eCommerce

In Just 11 Words, Billionaire Richard Branson Gives his Best Career Advice (It Came From His Mom)

Mother knows best.<p>Richard Branson is a force of nature.<p>In addition to being an actual knight, he is the founder of the Virgin Group, which now controls more than 400 companies. His net worth is $5 billion, which puts him seventh on a list of the wealthiest British billionaires. Plus, he's known for …

Immune System

5 Things People With Emotional Intelligence Do When Their Buttons Are Pushed

When you clash with difficult people at work, how do you manage your emotions?<p>Do you work with people who display emotional intelligence? Better yet, do <i>you</i> display your own emotional intelligence (EQ) when working with others? I've experienced my fair share of conflict and drama in the workplace -- …

Emotional Intelligence

What Best Motivates You at Work? When 200,000 Employees Were Asked, This was Their No. 1 Response

Hint: It's not about the money, money, money.<p>When you're motivated, you feel energized. You're ready to take things on, get things done, push things forward. Projects get moved along; emails get answered; you move along with pep in your step.<p>When you're unmotivated, it's hard to get started. You …

Employee Engagement

8 surprising things ultra productive people do every day

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge — there are only 24 hours in a day. Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they …

Time Management

Google Increased New Employee Productivity by 25 Percent With 1 Email. Here's What You Need to Know

Yet another example of when 'back to the basics' is great advice.<p>Onboarding, a term used to describe the period between job offer acceptance and assimilation (anywhere from 30 days to a year depending on the organization), is a critical time for new employees. Not only do they have to tackle a …

Employment

Do Just 1 Thing Differently to Learn Faster and Remember Longer: No Extra Time, Effort, or Technology Required

You don't even have to change the manner in which you study or practice. You only have to do this.<p>Even though many people feel that success is all about whom you know, success is almost always based on <i>what</i> you know. That's why so many people want to learn faster, retain more information, and …

Learning

Are you ready? This is all the data Facebook and Google have on you

The harvesting of our personal details goes far beyond what many of us could imagine. So I braced myself and had a look<p>Five things we learned from Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook hearing<p>Want to freak yourself out? I’m going to show just how much of your information the likes of Facebook and Google store …

Google

Apple announces Classkit, an app framework for classroom surveillance

Apple today announced its new Classkit API, a framework specifically designed for educational apps, as part of its push to bring the iPad into more classrooms.<p>The company debuted Classkit at alongside its new $329 iPad, along with Apple Pencil support for several of its apps.<p>The Classkit API is …

Apps

Huawei says three cameras are better than one with P20 Pro smartphone

New top-end phone is first to have three separate cameras on back, as well as a new full-body screen with notch at top<p>Huawei’s latest flagship smartphone is the P20 Pro, which has not one, not two, but three cameras on the back.<p>The new P20, and the larger, more feature-packed P20 Pro, launched at …

Phones

6 Smart Habits That Will Lead to a Fulfilling Life

Whom do you surround yourself with? This may be your first lesson toward a life of success.<p>Do you ever lay in bed at night in a state of insomnia and look back over your choices in life and wonder, "I wish I did that differently?"<p>Perhaps it's feeling like you should've made that transition into a …

Self-improvement

Top tips for surviving a long-haul flight, according to an expert

On 25 March Qantas launches nonstop flights between London’s Heathrow Airport and Perth in Western Australia. Not only will it be the longest flight …

Qatar Airways

From poverty to CEO of a $47 billion company: How Arnold Donald did it

Arnold Donald loves to gamble, especially when the odds are stacked in his favor.<p>When he was younger, Donald was sent to North Dakota as an up-in-coming agricultural executive. While there, he met men training to be professional card dealers. (North Dakota has many casinos.) They taught him how to …

New Orleans

The incredible life of easyJet pilot Kate McWilliams who became the world's youngest female captain at the age of 26

Kate McWilliams<p>Whether you're fascinated by flight attendants or frequent fliers racking up air miles, there's a certain intrigue — and element of glamour — to life in the sky.<p>And while you may assume a job like an airline pilot might involve a lifetime of training, for Kate McWilliams, who became …

Airlines

Uber halts self-driving car tests after death

<b>Uber said it is suspending self-driving car tests in all North American cities after a fatal accident.</b><p>A 49-year-old woman was hit by a car and killed as she crossed the street in Tempe, Arizona.<p>While self-driving cars have been involved in multiple accidents, it is thought to be the first time an …

Driverless Cars

17 Simple Things Successful Executives Do Every Day, No Matter What

The things you repeatedly do define your quality of life.<p>Whether it's your physical condition, emotional outlook or level of productivity, the things you repeatedly do every day define your quality of life. Here are the daily habits several executives credit for the success they have achieved in …

Phoenix Suns

Google Wanted to Know What What Makes a Manager Great, so It Conducted a Study. Here Are the Results

Good leaders avoid micromanaging.<p>20 years ago, you probably would've laughed if someone said your life would one day be irrevocably changed by a company called Google. What's a google?<p>But, as you know, Google's become the largest entity in one of the biggest tech companies in the world. And it's …

Employment

13 grammar myths you should stop believing

Myth 1 — Never start a sentence with 'and,' 'but' or 'so'<p>According to the grammar experts at the 'Chicago Manual of Style,' you don't have to do mental gymnastics to avoid starting a sentence with a conjunction. "There is a widespread belief — one with no historical or grammatical foundation — that …

Linguistics

You may be a genius if you can answer these 12 science trivia questions people always get wrong

Mount Everest

Five new science books you should read this month

Seeds, adventures, medicine, and more.<p>There’s a chill in the air, storms on the horizon, and shoots of green emerging from the still frigid soil. Must be March. As you await the emergence of spring, curl up with a blanket and one of these books and roll on into warmer weather with science on your …

Bitcoin plunges on regulator caution to investors about 'potentially unlawful' platforms

The value of Bitcoin, the largest cryptocurrency, plunged Wednesday after the Securities and Exchange Commission warned of "potentially unlawful" online trading platforms that lack regulatory oversight.<p>Bitcoin dropped more than 7.1% to $10,030 as of Wednesday evening, recovering slightly from a 9% …

Cryptocurrency

Some foods better for your brain, memory

<b>(CNN) —</b> You may be aware of foods that protect our hearts and bones and even keep our weight in check as we age. But which foods keep our brains in top shape? Below is an evidence-based list of brain foods that may help pre-empt senior moments and more.<p>Berries<p>Berries may do more than add sweetness …

Nutrition

Carluccio's is latest restaurant chain to feel the heat

<b>One in three of the UK's top 100 restaurant groups are not making a profit, according to new research into the struggling casual dining sector.</b><p>Italian chain Carluccio's has joined a lengthening list of chains losing the battle against higher costs and increased competition.<p>The deli to dining brand …

Profit

Trump steps up war of words on trade with threat to tax EU cars

<b>US President Donald Trump has stepped up his war of words over trade tariffs, threatening to "apply a tax" on imports of cars from the European Union.</b><p>Mr Trump said other countries had taken advantage of the US for years because of its "very stupid" trade deals.<p>The trade wrangle began on Thursday …

Economy

Carillion 'aggressively managed' accounts, report says

<b>Carillion "aggressively managed" its balance sheet to make accounts look better, a previously unpublished report commissioned by the collapsed construction firm's board in 2017 said.</b><p>The report was intended to be presented to would-be lenders but never used.<p>However, it has now been published by a …

Finance

Trump steel tariffs: Trading partners threaten retaliation

<b>The main trading partners of the US have reacted angrily after President Donald Trump announced plans to impose tariffs on steel and aluminium imports.</b><p>Canada and the EU said they would bring forward their own countermeasures to the steep new tariffs.<p>Mexico, China and Brazil have also said they are …

Xi Jinping