Jorge Yao

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How to Fight Like a Victorian Gentleman

Bartitsu, the Sherlock Holmes art of self-defense, is coming back.<p>It’s sundown at a small park in Burbank and I’m dressed in head-to-toe black, carrying a big stick and ready to street fight, Sherlock Holmes style.<p>I’m not exactly a ninja—the closest I’ve been to hand-to-hand combat was fighting …

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16 Things You Should Do At The End Of Every Work Day

Last week when I laid out the 16 things you should do at the start of every work day, I said the first few hours in the office can have a significant effect on your level of productivity over the following eight. But in order to successfully accomplish your morning routine, you’ll have to end the …

Eleven Things Science Shows Will Make You Happier Every Day

Did you know there are 11 ways we can make ourselves happier, and they are backed up by scientific research?<p>Our team tried out the popular productivity blog Buffer’s list of scientific suggestions this week and we added our own unscientific data to the mix. We spend a significant portion of our …

Constructing Your Career Castle

As the story goes, Walt Disney had a key piece of advice to the executives planning the Magic Kingdom: <i>Build the castle first</i>. Disney understood that everyone involved in achieving his vision — from the Madison Avenue advertisers selling it to the guys hacking their way through the mosquito-infested …

The Goal

• <b>Author:</b> Eliyahu M. Goldratt<p>Over 4 million copies sold! Used by thousands of companies and hundreds of business schools! Required reading for anyone in the Theory of Constraints. This book, which introduces the Theory of Constraints, is changing how America does business. <i>The Goal</i> is a gripping, …

Decisive

• <b>Author:</b> Chip Heath & Dan Heath<p><b>Chip and Dan Heath, the bestselling authors of Switch and Made to Stick, tackle one of the most critical topics in our work and personal lives: how to make better decisions.</b> <br>Research in psychology has revealed that our decisions are disrupted by an array of biases and …

Self Leadership and the One Minute Manager

• <b>Author:</b> Ken Blanchard and Others<p>The co-author of the phenomenal New York Times bestselling classic The One Minute Manager® explores the skills needed to become an effective self leader in this essential work, now updated throughout.<p>Just as Ken Blanchard’s phenomenal bestselling classic The One …

Here's What An Interviewer Really Means When They Ask 'What Is Your Greatest Weakness?'

Samuel Mann/FlickrIn interviews, some questions are strategically placed to either make or break a job candidate.<p>Brainteaser questions are meant to see if you can think on your feet. Situational questions are supposed to reveal your problem-solving abilities.<p>To adequately provide answers, you need …

17 Underrated Apps You Need To Know About

With that huge number in mind, it's easy to understand why some apps slip through the cracks.<p>We rounded up some of our favorite but underrated apps that you should definitely know about and use.

The emerging-market squeeze

THE flow of troubling news out of emerging markets is picking up. Equity indices around Asia continued their recent losing streak this morning. …