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7 common traits of highly intelligent people

Intelligence comes in many forms.<p>Think Albert Einstein, William Shakespeare, and Marie Curie. Each had a different life story and made a unique …

20 memorable quotes from Pope Francis

Pope Francis is known for being outspoken on global challenges. He reportedly recently told a Chilean man that God had made him gay and loved him. …

Pope Francis

How to Show Trustworthiness in a Job Interview

Most advice about job interviews is about how to assess a candidate’s skills, if you’re the interviewer, and how to demonstrate your skills if you’re the candidate – so that you will come across as smart and motivated. And there, right out of the gate, we’ve got a problem. Because the most …

Employment

Best Health Practices to Improve Your Life -- In and Out of the Office

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You know it. I know it. We all know research supports it: Healthy people think, adapt and perform better.<p>That goes for both in and out of the office.<p>Here, four key areas -- eating smarter, moving more, sleeping soundly and …

Wellness

There Hasn’t Been This Much Carbon in the Atmosphere for Millions of Years

So what did the climate look like back then?<p>March 2015 marked the first time that carbon dioxide levels hit 400 parts per million in Earth's atmosphere—and stayed there all month. We'd seen 400 ppm registered, albeit briefly, in previous periods. But now, it really is a 400 ppm world. And to begin …

What can a car wash tell us about the UK’s productivity?

Economists call it the productivity puzzle: why has productivity in the UK slumped more in the recent recession than previous ones and why has its …

How much extreme weather is caused by climate change?

Extreme weather is part of the chaotic nature of weather and emerges through a complex interplay of many factors. Will the weather become more …

13 ways successful people think differently from everyone else

The world’s most successful people have one thing in common: They think differently from everyone else.<p>In his best-selling book, “How Successful …

Success

The Remedy for Unproductive Busyness

Raise your hand if you feel busy. Keep it up, still, if you think the busyness is hurting your productivity. If your hand is still up, then you should keep on reading.<p>It’s very easy to succumb to the temptation of staying busy even when it is counterproductive: It is the way our brains are wired. …

Time Management

Lessons on disaster preparedness from the Nepal earthquake

The recent 7.8-magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal left a wide swath of devastation, and the death toll keeps rising. As the Nepalese cope with the …

Why do countries struggle to make earthquake-proof buildings?

Earthquake engineers often say earthquakes don’t kill people, collapsing buildings do. The tragic loss of life that followed the huge earthquake in …

University offering free online course to demolish climate denial | Dana Nuccitelli

The University of Queensland’s course examines the science of climate science denial<p>Starting 28 April, 2015, the University of Queensland is offering a free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) aimed at “Making Sense of Climate Science Denial”.<p><i>97% of climate scientists agree that humans are causing</i> …

Everything I thought I knew about water in California is wrong

This piece started out as a confident prescription for California’s drought ills. But when I began writing, I kept coming across things that seemed …

University of California

How can we avoid conflicts over water?

A crackdown on corruption in the water sector and increasing investment in infrastructure are essential to avoid conflicts over water, “life’s most …

How can we save our soils?

The United Nations has declared 2015 to be the International Year of Soils, and April 19-23 marks this year’s Global Soil Week. Such events, though …

How can we feed the world while protecting the environment?

With a global population set to grow to over 9 billion by 2050, we know that the challenge of food security will become more important than ever. It …

The top 20 lessons I’ve learned in my career

1.) <b>Careers do not come with instructions.</b> There are no “hard and fast” rules, no simple formulas for success. This is because you will work for – and …

World Economic Forum

The 15 Diseases of Leadership, According to Pope Francis

Pope Francis has made no secret of his intention to radically reform the administrative structures of the Catholic church, which he regards as insular, imperious, and bureaucratic. He understands that in a hyper-kinetic world, inward-looking and self-obsessed leaders are a liability.<p>Last year, just …

Leadership

10 phrases successful leaders avoid

Winning and losing are about your frame of mind more than anything else. You can be a successful go-getter working in a mail room just as easily as …

Self-improvement

Business Professionals Can Be The New Entrepreneurs

The era of stable lifetime jobs for business professionals within a single company are gone. Companies are <i>rightsized</i> quickly now as markets change rapidly, and business professionals are quick to jump to new opportunities for growth and survival, with no ties to special benefits or pension plans. …

10 sentences good managers never say

If you’ve ever had a bad boss, you probably have a litany of sentences tucked away in your memory that stand out as the red flags that made that …

World Economic Forum

16 ways to create your own happiness at work

Let’s face it, happiness and work do not tend to go hand in hand. A 2013 Gallup study, which reported data from more than 180 million people, found …

Happiness

9 ways to take back control of your time

You could spend your entire life on the net doing nothing.<p>This happened to me just yesterday. I went to LinkedIn to check how my latest post was …

What You Eat Affects Your Productivity

Think back to your most productive workday in the past week. Now ask yourself: On that afternoon, what did you have for lunch?<p>When we think about the factors that contribute to workplace performance, we rarely give much consideration to food. For those of us battling to stay on top of emails, …

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Is your career clock ticking?

First, there is the notion of, “If I don’t do it now, I will never be able to do it…” Think of the traditional entry-level jobs post-college or a …

What Americans Think About Climate Change in Seven Maps

Researchers at Yale have unveiled a new interactive map that estimates public opinion on global warming right down to the county level.<p>As a nation, …

The Most Common Mistake People Make In Calculating ROI

Your company is ready to make a big purchase — a fleet of cars, a piece of manufacturing equipment, a new computer system. But before anyone writes a check, you need to calculate the return on investment (ROI) by comparing the expected benefits with the costs. Analyzing ROI isn’t always as simple …

Small Business

This Is How the Federal Government Is Going to Force Your State to Prepare for Climate Change

The Federal Emergency Management Agency wants states to do a better job planning for the natural disasters they are likely to face in a warming …