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Agile project management: A comprehensive guide

What is agile?Agile is a project management methodology that uses short development cycles called “sprints” to focus on continuous improvement in the …

Project Management

The Downsides of Being Very Emotionally Intelligent

Gemma is extremely caring and sensitive. She pays a great deal of attention to others’ emotions and is kind and considerate. Gemma is also quite optimistic. She is usually upbeat and remains positive even in the face of bad news. Her colleagues love working with her because they see her as a beacon …

Emotional Intelligence

The Magic of White Vinegar | shopswell

A few years ago I decided to ditch the store bought cleaners. Not only were they getting expensive but they are also loaded with chemicals I didn't …

Take One Tablespoon Of This Before Bed And You Will Never Wake Up Tired Again!

Insomnia is a worldwide issue, and numerous people every single night struggle to fall asleep and get the proper rest their body needs.<p>Due to this, …

10 TED talks that will teach you how to sound smarter

If you need help figuring out which ones to watch, you're in luck. TED has curated playlists so you can dig into a particular topic.<p>Here are TED talks from linguists, literary critics, psychologists, dictionary editors and the word-obsessed that will pique the interest of any verbivore.

TED Talks

Physicists Claim that Consciousness Lives in Quantum State After Death

Does quantum mechanics predict the existence of a spiritual “soul”? Testimonials from prominent physics researchers from institutions such as …

What is the Concept of Zen?

The first mistake that most people make when they begin talking about Zen is their attempt to give it a firm definition, either as a practice, hobby, …

How Your Brain Makes Decisions When You Hate All Your Options

If you dislike every choice you’ve got, you’ll look for one to reject rather than one to prefer–subtle difference, big consequences.<p>You’ve heard by now that both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have higher “unfavorables” than “favorables,” in pollster parlance. In other words, more U.S. voters …

Government

How Job Seekers Undersell Their Qualifications In Job Interviews (With Three Real-Life Examples)

Why do some clearly qualified job seekers fail to impress in job interviews? In my 20+ years of recruiting, the most frustrating experience has been with candidates who are referred to me as top notch (or perhaps I’ve interviewed them before and know their potential) but they flame out during the …

Employment
Employment

If You're Feeling Uncomfortable, That's The Start Of Your Personal Growth

As a graduate, finally stepping out into the job market can be an intimidating experience. We naturally start to feel uneasy as we leave the comfort …

Bruce Lee’s Never-Before-Seen Writings on Willpower, Emotion, Reason, Memory, Imagination, and Confidence

“You will never get any more out of life than you expect.”<p>Although <b>Bruce Lee</b> (November 27, 1940–July 20, 1973) is best known for his legendary legacy in martial arts and film, he was also one of the most underappreciated philosophers of the twentieth century, instrumental in introducing Eastern …

Bruce Lee

How to completely transform your psyche - Part 1

Encountering the work of Jiddu Krishnamurti and David Bohm for the first time changed my life. It’s tempting to say that “my world came crashing …

8 successful people share their best advice on how to quit a job

It's very easy to do it recklessly and burn bridges on your way out — but that's the worst thing you can possibly do.<p>Luckily, there <i>are</i> smart ways to go about quitting that will allow you to keep your reputation (and "bridges") in tact.<p>Last year, LinkedIn asked the top minds in business to share …

Self-improvement

Cinnamon sticks ... as skewers? A genius grilling technique

The stick was the cave cook's first utensil, no doubt. And handy, once she installed fire. A deft union of form and function, a stick serves as pot, potholder, plate and fork — in one.<p>Though neither twig nor skewer nor sword count as tasty.<p>Consider, then, the cinnamon stick. The bark of the …

Marijuana Shown To Protect Brain Cells From Alzheimer's

<i>This story was originally published on Gizmodo</i><p>A new study suggests that compounds found in marijuana can stave off the brain damaging effects of …

The 4 Mistakes Most Managers Make with Analytics

There is a lot of hype surrounding data and analytics. Firms are constantly exhorted to set strategies in place to collect and analyze big data, and warned about the potential negative consequences of not doing so. For example, the Wall Street Journal recently suggested that companies sit on a …

Big Data

Making Friends with Oneself

Later this week Pema Chödrön—Tibetan nun, acharya [senior teacher] in the Shambhala lineage, and the first director of Gampo Abbey Monastery in Nova …

Meditation

10 Ways To Kick The Procrastination Habit - How To Improve Your Life...You Can Do It!

A survey (by the University of Chicago) suggested that those who relish challenge are more likely to live up to 10 years longer than those who spend …

Scientists made an online calculator that tells you your 'fitness age' -- and you can try it right now

Ageing is an inevitable fact of life.<p>But if you exercise pretty frequently and eat right, you might be a lot younger than you think — at least as far …

New York City

12 Habits Of Genuine People

Emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested the EQ of more than a million people and found that it explains 58% of success in all types of jobs. Suffice it to say, emotional intelligence is a powerful way to focus your energy in one direction with …

Emotional Intelligence

12 habits of unsuccessful people

Old habits die hard.<p>Still, some of them <i>definitely</i> should be laid to rest. Certain habits project a pretty bad image.<p>In fact, bad habits may even cause others to view you as unsuccessful.<p>Obviously, having one of these bad habits doesn't necessarily make you a failure. In some cases, however, these …

Self-improvement

Why we feel emotions in our guts, and what microbes have to do with it

In the dark, oxygen-free zone of our large intestines, a vast community of life is flourishing. Scientists say there are more than 100 trillion microbes living there, and if you gathered them all together, they would weigh more than our brains.<p>In his new book, "The Mind-Gut Connection," Dr. Emeran …

Ten Things Never To Reveal Until You Have The Job

Job-seekers often have the wrong idea about how to conduct a job search.<p>They think that when they go to an interview and get into a recruiting pipeline, their assignment is to make best friends with everyone they meet on the employer side of the desk. They think that over the course of their …

Employment

Why am I not finding the blog post? Reshaping INDIHOPE

<b>Disclaimer</b><p>Dear Reader, if you have come across here from a different blog post, then it means the blog that you are looking for is no longer …

Scientists made an online calculator that tells you your 'fitness age,' and you can try it right now

But if you exercise pretty frequently and eat right, then you might be a lot younger than you think — at least as far as something called your "fitness age" is concerned.<p>The "fitness-age calculator," which determines your fitness age based on how physically fit you are — rather than how many years …

New York City
Employment

13 things you should do after a job interview

But what exactly should you be doing during those moments after a job interview, after you've breathed your sigh of relief?<p>"How you handle the post-interview process is just as important as how you performed during the actual interview," says Amanda Augustine, a career-advice expert for …

Employment

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

Body Language