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You probably won’t remember this, but the “forgetting curve” theory explains why learning is hard

Learning has an evolutionary purpose: Among species, individuals that adapt to their environments will succeed. That’s why your brain more easily retains important or surprising information: It takes very little effort to remember that the neighbor’s dog likes to bite. Remembering the dog’s name is …

The Brain

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Learning

The Farmer’s Walk: A humble exercise that everyone should do

For an enthusiastic people-watcher such as myself, Friday nights are the ideal time to observe human behaviour in all of its glory, specifically that of the Gym Bro. Watching their rituals – how they primp and pose while getting their pump on before hittin' da club in a haze of testosterone and Axe …

Health

To deal with climate change we need a new financial system

Abolishing debt-based currency isn’t a new idea, but it could hold the secret to ending our economies’ environmentally damaging addiction to growth<p>When it comes to global warming, we know that the real problem is not just fossil fuels – it is the logic of endless growth that is built into our …

Economics

9 Hacks That Will Help You Get More Writing Done (and in Less Time)

Successful writers share their productivity secrets.<p>Even after writing so many words over so many years, I occasionally freeze up when I look at a blank screen (or page).<p>Sometimes, frankly, I just don't feel like writing.<p>It's a problem most writers face at one time or another.<p>Having interviewed …

Creative Writing

11 High-Protein Slow-Cooker Dinners Under 500 Calories

Healthy Eating

10 Tips To Help You Win Every Negotiation

Photo credit: Photo: Shutterstock<p>Being a good negotiator can make a big difference in your career. It can help you earn more money (by negotiating a better starting salary or a raise), a higher title (by negotiating a promotion) or even budget money (to take on a prominent project).<p>How good are you …

Employment

Ivanka Trump offers a surprising counter strategy to a common negotiation tactic

Business Insider recently sat down with Trump, who is also head of the Ivanka Trump lifestyle brand and advises young professional women with her #AskIT YouTube series, to talk, among other things, about her strategies for success.<p>She says that negotiation is not, in fact, always purely …

Ivanka Trump

When To Listen To Your Gut (And How To Know When Your Instincts Are Wrong)

This article is first in a series that will go deeper into the points I presented in “How To Be A Collaborative Partner” last week. Today I’ll address the importance of listening to your gut as an entrepreneur. Your gut instinct—and the instinct of your team—is one of your greatest resources. …

Self-improvement

Five Signs Your Boss Is Afraid Of You

The key to understanding life at work is to understand the relationship between power, fear and trust. Trust is a strong fuel source for any organization, but it is hard for some leaders to build and hard to maintain trust. It is easier and faster to lead a team through fear than to build trust …

Leadership

Teen Wolf Costume

Introduction: Teen Wolf Costume<p>The head honcho of my work is a big fan of Halloween and encourages everyone to dress up in a costume on Halloween. …

Yes, You're Underpaid: Here's Why and What to Do About It

I thought of a dozen clever ways to kick off this blog post, but instead I think I’ll just cut to the chase: You’re probably underpaid.<p>Yep, I’m …

The Big Mistake People Make When Cutting Calories

Looking at the big picture of weight loss, success ultimately comes down to creating a calorie deficit, or burning more than you consume. But not all …

Nutrition

10 Worst Body Language Mistakes – Page 11

<b>Frowning Or Scowling</b><br>Scowls and frowns, often unintentional and unconscious, communicate unhappiness and disagreement.

Body Language

Want To Work From Home Part-Time? These Are The Top 35 Companies Hiring In 2016

The rise of Upwork, Fiverr, Freelancer.com and other gig companies shows how strong the demand is for part-time remote work opportunities.<p>But if you’ve seen those sketchy signs blaring ‘WORK FROM HOME!!! EARN THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS MONTHLY!’ on subway trains or local bulletin boards or even parking …

Employment

Five Tips For Managing Your Boss's Bad Habits

One of the problems with the crusty apparatus I call Godzilla — the structure of rules, policies and hierarchy that serves as the backbone to nearly every business or institution — is that feedback of any kind flows down more easily than it flows up. That’s why managers seldom get as much feedback …

Employment

How to Earn Your Co-Workers' Trust

Trust creates an environment of productivity, support and motivation. Whether you’re a manager or an entry-level new hire, you can do your part to …

Employment

Dream House: The Minimalist Masterpiece Home

The Swiss are known for their delicious chocolate and their no-interference policy, but today we are going to show you why architecture should be up …

How Much Protein You Need for Exercise

Are you confused about how much protein you need? Many athletes and exercisers think they should increase their protein intake to help them lose …

Nutrition

Ten Reasons To Walk Away From A Job Opportunity

The job market is much stronger than it was a year ago. Job-seekers are getting more interviews and better job offers.<p>If you are not feeling the rising tide in your own job search, one or more of these obstacles is likely in your way:<p>• You are using the wrong job-search approach. For instance, you …

Employment

5 Kinds Of Freelance Work Worth Quitting Your Job For

A combination of rising rent costs and diminishing benefits has led to record numbers of millennials leaving the traditional workforce for the freelance or “gig” economy.<p>It also just happens to be the best time to be a freelancer. With a toolbox of productivity and communication apps, tech-savvy …

Employment

The Key Difference Between Being Yourself And Being Your Best Self In An Interview

“Just be yourself.”<p>It’s an extremely common piece of advice for many different types of situations, including job interviews. The intention is to encourage you to relax and not try to be someone else simply because you think that’s what the hiring manager is looking for. Rex Huppke, a columnist at</i> …

Employment

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Ten Things You Must Do Before Accepting A Job Offer

Pilots use a checklist to make sure that everything that’s supposed to happen before a flight does happen. You need a checklist too, to make sure that you’ve covered all the bases before you accept a job offer.<p>Here’s a list of 10 things to do before you say “Yes, I’ll take the job!”<p><b>10 Things You</b> …

Employment

11 Secrets Of Irresistible People – Page 4

<b>9. They Ditch The Small Talk</b><p>There’s no surer way to prevent an emotional connection from forming during a conversation than by sticking to small talk. When you robotically approach people with small talk this puts their brains on autopilot and prevents them from having any real affinity for you. …

Faceted Classification

If You Hear This In A Job Interview, Run Away

A job interview is a tough assignment, because you have to do several things at once. On a job interview you’re talking about the job that someone is trying to fill. You’re sharing your relevant experience and trying to understand your hiring manager’s need. You have a lot on your mind. At the same …

Employment

Collaborative Innovation Is The Future Of Information Technology

In recent years the information technology industry has seen the emergence of a number of ecosystems that incorporate customers, vendors, partners and even competitors.<p>Some of these ecosystems and collaborative organization include the Open Compute Project, the Linux Foundation and the OpenPOWER …

Innovation

22 ways to cut your energy bills (before spending on solar panels)

Winter is here! Despite many Australians opting not to heat their homes to the point of complete comfort, many of us nevertheless will soon receive a …

This CEO was a millionaire at 22, went nearly bankrupt, and now runs a $100 million business

Tomas Gorny's life is a true rags-to-riches story that should serve as an inspiration for any budding entrepreneur.<p>He arrived in the US from Poland in the '90s when he was only 20. Barely speaking any English, Gorny had to work part-time valet-parking and carpet-cleaning jobs during his first …

Entrepreneurship