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A 63-Year-Old Experiment Reveals the Secret to Solving Office Drama

The Robber's Cave experiment demonstrates the tools needed to solve any group conflict.<p>The key to success for any company often lies in cooperation. Communication and understanding is a precursor of success. The opposite is also true; miscommunication and a lack of mutual understanding between …

Management

5 Signs That Instantly Identify Someone With Bad Leadership Skills

If you work for such a manager, it may be time to move on.<p>Whenever I speak at events across the country, I break down leadership to its most basic and practical form: It's about meeting the needs of people and developing them to their fullest potential.<p>When employees don't get the tools, training, …

Employment

Google Spent Years Studying Effective Teams. This Single Quality Contributed Most to Their Success

What matters isn't so much who's on your team, but rather how the team works together.<p>The best companies are made up of great teams. You see, even a company full of A-players won't succeed if those individuals don't have the ability to work well together.<p>That's why not too long ago, Google set out …

Leadership

8 Tricks To Make Yourself Wake Up Earlier

Stop telling yourself you’re not a morning person. If you want to be your most productive self, it’s time change your habits.<p>It’s frustrating, isn’t it? You want to become an early riser.<p>You know that waking up early is one of the best ways to be more productive. You know that many of the world’s …

The Best Pizza Places in Every U.S. State, Mapped

If there's one thing we love about pizza it's that it's perfect at any time of day. Breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner — 3 am in the morning — hot or …

Top 10 safest cars revealed

The top 10 safest cars have been named by Thatcham Research; those which, as well as extensive occupant protection, also provide as standard the latest technological developments in crash avoidance, detecting vulnerable road users and stimulating drivers who appear unresponsive.<p>Thatcham Research, …

Top 10

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have

Aerobic exercise, or cardio, might be the closest thing we have to a miracle drug.<p>When we commit to regular workouts that raise our heart rate and get us moving and sweating for a sustained period, magical things happen to our mind and body. We start to think more clearly, feel better about …

Exercise

This Elon Musk Email to Tesla Employees Is a Powerful Lesson in Authentic, Heartfelt Leadership

When times get tough, great leaders don't just protect -- they connect.<p>Elon Musk is one of the world's most popular entrepreneurs. As the guiding force behind Tesla, SpaceX, and OpenAI -- not to mention helping to found PayPal -- he tackles some of the biggest challenges.<p>That includes some of the …

Keeping these 12 plants in your home can improve your health — and they're almost impossible to kill

Eating plants isn't the only way to reap their benefits. Science has shown that keeping a simple houseplant can do wonders for your health .<p>Horticulturist Marc Hachadourian , the director of the Nolen Greenhouses at the New York Botanical Garden, told us that plants benefit both your physical and …

Plants

The best business book I've read in 20 years taught me 4 career lessons I never forgot

In my job, I spend a lot of time working with emerging leaders. Sometimes, they are leaders making a jump to a VP level role for the first time. Sometimes, I work with companies to develop programs that help their highest potential leaders take that next step.<p>Regardless of the circumstance, we …

Self-improvement

The disease that could change how we drink coffee

For years, researchers in Colombia have been engaged in a little-known battle against a disease that could disrupt coffee drinking everywhere.<p><i>This story is featured in BBC Future’s “Best of 2017” collection. Discover more of our picks.</i><p>If you landed in Bogota in the 1960s, one of the first things …

Coffee

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This Amazing Airplane Seat Could Change Everything About Luxury Flying

Designers at Hong Kong-based PaperClipDesign have come up with a concept — called the "Butterfly Seat" — that affords passenger airlines an unprecedented level of flexibility in arranging the premium sections of their cabins.<p>Airlines in search of increased profits have been investing heavily in …

Luxury Travel

Dementia Crisis Forces Akiko’s Mom to Roam Osaka Streets

Asayo Sakai banged on the front door, demanding to be let out. She was at her daughter’s apartment, where Asayo has lived for the past six years. She …

Oddball USB stick offers infinite iPhone storage

Slo-mo videos have become my favorite new thing to shoot with the iPhone 6 Plus now that Apple added the ability to spit out gorgeous vids at 240 FPS, but my slo-mo addiction comes at a heavy cost: storage space.<p>The best smartphone camera in the world doesn’t mean jack if your 16GB iPhone can’t …

Pakistani police officer axes man to death over blasphemy

LAHORE Pakistan (Reuters) - A policeman in Pakistan hacked a man to death for allegedly making derogatory remarks about the companions of the Prophet Muhammad, police said, just two days after a Christian couple was lynched over blasphemy in the same province.<p>The man, Tufail Haider, 55, was taken …

Bangladesh Islamist 'may hang in a week'

Bangladesh may hang a senior Islamist leader as early as next week after the Supreme Court upheld his death sentence for war crimes, the law minister said.<p>Mohammad Kamaruzzaman of the Jamaat-e-Islami party, the country's largest Islamic political group, would be the second senior Islamist to hang …

NATO chief vows no loss of gains in Afghanistan

KABUL (Reuters) - NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Thursday reaffirmed the alliance’s commitment to stabilizing Afghanistan and ensuring that the gains made are preserved after the foreign combat mission ends in 2014.<p>NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg speaks during a news conference …