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Too Much on Your Plate? Here's How to Avoid Cognitive Overload

Current work environments are a viper's nest of interruption that tire the brain.<p>As ridiculously powerful as the brain is, it's still not going to give you lollipops if you load it up like a cheap bookshelf suffering under Encyclopedia Britannica. That, unfortunately, is exactly what tons of us do …

Graphene could charge your phone in 7 seconds

Graphene is 200 times stronger than steel and lighter than paper and often referred to as a wonder material. But what can this substance actually do?<p>Fortunately, graphene had a chance to shine at last month's Mobile World Congress trade show in Barcelona. Buried away at the furthest point from the …

MWC

Google Home Max is the best smart speaker for the money. Period.

There’s never been a better time to buy a smart speaker.<p>Once dominated by Amazon, the space has exploded in recent months to include stellar offerings from Apple, Sonos, Microsoft, and my pick for best in class: Google. Google’s Home Max isn’t perfect, and the $399 price tag might be a bitter pill …

Audiophile

Want To Be More Successful Next Week? Remove These 4 Thoughts This Weekend

Establishing the foundation for a successful week requires establishing the foundation for an empowering mindset which starts with removing these 4 thoughts.<p>High performers take advantage of the weekends to separate themselves from the pack by deliberately refocusing and recharging along with …

Swamped With Work? Try the DDAD Formula to Get Things Done

When it comes to productivity, sometimes less is more.<p>If you constantly find yourself wrestling with a to-do list that's longer than the Pan-American Highway (and who doesn't), then this post is for you.<p>Productivity experts give all sorts of tips, techniques, and hacks to get more stuff done, and …

2 Major Mistakes Technical Managers Make When Hiring

You can't adopt Google's hiring process and expect the same results.<p><i>What do engineers and hiring managers usually get wrong about the interview process? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer</b> …

The bad news: India’s cities are likely to worsen. The good news: There is none

My excitement at being on the banks of the mighty Brahmaputra for the first time lasted all of two minutes.<p>The great river, I was told, was at its narrowest here in Guwahati, yet the far bank appeared to fade into the far hills. For a minute, my eye ran over two islands dripping with vegetation and …

8 of the best life hacks from life's best hackers

You may have thought you had all you needed, but think again. We heard from leaders in the tech world to find out what makes them more productive, …

Short-term Peripheral Venous Catheter–Related Bloodstream Infections: A Systematic Review

Short-term peripheral venous catheters (PVCs) are commonly used in healthcare settings. To determine the magnitude of bloodstream infections (BSIs) …

Medicine

Are You Struggling to Come Up With Ideas for Your Content?

There's nothing worse than drawing a content blank.<p>One of the biggest challenges for content creators is coming up with ideas for whatever it is they are going to write about or talk about. We tend to think that our content has to revolve around some earth shattering idea. I struggled with this for …

This Researcher Reveals How Lucky People Differ From Unlucky People

The good news is that luck is well within your control.<p>Conventional wisdom states that luck is a matter of chance, similar to rolling a pair of dice. Maybe someone you know seems to snatch up the best job opportunities, your friend stumbled upon a great idea, or an acquaintance manages maintain a …

Performance Practices That Elite Athletes and Billionaires Share

The middle ground has all but dissolved, leaving you in one of two positions: among the leading few or mediocre many.<p><i>This article originally appeared at</i> <i>Fortune</i><i>.</i><p>Average is over.<p>The middle-ground has all but dissolved, leaving you in one of two positions:among the leading few or mediocre many.<p>Your …

Self-improvement

Colorblind Diversity Efforts Don’t Work

As organizations struggle with stalled diversity efforts, some are considering moving toward a “colorblind” approach: deemphasizing initiatives focused on specific demographic groups in favor of more general inclusion efforts. For some, this approach seems like an appealing strategy for engaging …

Checklist: Are you doing these five things to be the best?

1) Realize it’s not about natural talent. It’s about hard work.<p>We all know intelligence is important, creativity is important… but how much do these …

Trying to Get Ahead? Plan in Reverse, Study Suggests

Motivation research has found that we tend to be the most driven and enthusiastic about a project when we begin it and when we’re about to complete …

Taking Full Responsibility Of Your Life.

Most people are too afraid to commit to anything because they already know they're going to break their commitment.<p>Most people are too afraid to commit to anything because they already know they're going to break their commitment. This internal fear is the primary challenge, yet compounded by …

7 Brilliant Things Emotionally Intelligent People Do When Their Buttons Are Pushed

If your work demands close contact with people you'd like to avoid, knowing how to respond to them in case of conflict will save you a lot of headaches.<p>One thing I know for sure is that there will always be drama in the workplace, it's inevitable. If human beings and communication are involved, …

If You Want to Succeed, You Need to Hit Rock Bottom First

None of us ask for life's greatest challenges, but that doesn't mean we can't benefit from them.<p>I'm going to ask you to recollect what you consider to be your greatest challenge to date. Not one that simply stretched your mind but one that drained your soul. Got it? Good.<p>If it's not one you're …

Smart weekend rituals to make your workweek less anxious

A classic weekend spent lounging around the house and meeting with family can be the gift we all deserve after a long week. But it always feels like …

Productivity Secrets From Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, Susan Wojcicki, And More

From streamlining decision-making to starting work at 4 a.m., this is how the CEOs you admire get so much done.<p>The average CEO works 58 hours a week, putting in 10 to 11 hours per day, plus an extra six hours on the weekend, according to <i>Time</i>. That’s 11 hours more than the average full-time worker. …

How to stop procrastinating, according to a bestselling author whose weird-sounding mental trick helps him write 5,000 words a day

In fact — and apologies to all the grammar nerds out there —there's a meaningful difference between the two sentences. And the first one could be a more useful way to describe your creative anxiety.<p>It's a technique that Mark Manson uses, and that he shares in his ebook, "The Guide to …

5 Simple Steps for Mastering Mindfulness

The steps may be simple, but mastery actually takes tremendous practice.<p><i>How can I stop living in the past, but live in the present? 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 Marcus Geduld,</b> …

A Brutal Truth About Following Your Passion and Doing What You Love That Few People Admit

Nelson Piquet Jr. does work he loves, but there's a reason for that. Here's what you need to do if you want to follow your passions and do what you love.<p>Probably the most common career advice is "Do what you love!" People love hearing it, even though it's all wrong -- except under very specific …

8 Hacks to Learn New Skills in Half the Time

Learning new skills doesn't have to be so hard.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It doesn’t take a genius to learn something quickly. After all, learning is a skill, which is something you can develop over time.<p>While it might be frustrating at first to pick up on what …

Want Your Employees to Respect You? Give Them the 1 Thing Most Bosses Never Do

This is a signature trait of the best leaders. It's also a rare commodity and extremely hard to pull off in a business setting.<p>A signature trait of the most likable leaders -- a trait that leads to uncommon loyalty in employees as well as business results -- is one that's extremely hard to pull …

Bestselling Author and Keynote Speaker

Here’s an uncomfortable truth: Your amazing, original idea—the one you swear is going to transform the world—is not all that…Read More<p>Have you ever …

CEOs

5 Powerful Ways to Become Your Best Self

The biggest obstacles facing every entrepreneur are within.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You know you are capable of great things. You know that under the right circumstances you could go far. You believe in yourself and what you can accomplish. You may have a picture …

How Being a Rebel at Work Can Boost Your Career

Grant has surprising advice on how to get your best ideas implemented at work.<p>Imagine you’re a thirtyish mid-level employee at one of the world’s …

How to spot a psychopath - Conversations - ABC Radio

David Gillespie is a former corporate lawyer and investor and the author of the best-selling book, <i>Sweet Poison</i>.<p>Some years ago, David found himself …

Recruiters Explain Which Types Of Messages They Actually Reply To

Five recruiters share what they like–as well as what makes them delete your email or hit “ignore” on LinkedIn.<p>You’re looking for a job—which means you’re networking your pants off. Wisely, you’re focusing on contacting recruiters and human-resources folks in particular, and you’re (just as wisely) …