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YOU are the Cause of Meeting Mania. 14 Ways to Stop It!

In case you haven’t heard, busy isn’t respectable anymore. Which means a calendar full of meetings isn’t a sign of importance. Volume doesn’t equal …

Productivity

Tidningen Karriär

31 Quotes on How to Be a Great Leader From Nelson Mandela | Inc.com

Tuesday was the birthday of Nelson Mandela, the South African civil rights leader who was instrumental in the country's transition out of Apartheid. He spent over 27 years in prison for his activism and advocacy for racial equality and democracy.<p>A man with a powerful gift for words and a passion …

Motivation

Worrying about the future is a waste of time and energy — here's the question that will help you stop

"Marissa, I'm worried about how my life will look in retirement, which is 2-3 years away. What will I do in the second half of my life? I don't want to waste it. Right now I have no real vision."<p>This was part of an email I received from a client asking me to help map out a clear path for his future.<p>…

Self-help

The 7 Best Trailers for Very Bad Movies

We've been burned so many times.<p><b>Prometheus</b><p>With the hindsight afforded by <i>Alien: Covenant</i>, <i>Prometheus</i> is not a BAD film by all accounts. It was, however, marred by baffling character motivations and development in favor of some memorable set pieces and a superficial obsession with the "big" questions. …

Construction

58 people confirmed or presumed dead from London tower fire

LONDON (AP) — London police on Saturday raised to 58 the number of deaths either confirmed or presumed following the horrific inferno that turned the city's Grenfell Tower public housing block into a charred hulk.<p>Public anger is mounting as residents and neighbors demand answers for how the blaze …

Prince Philip

A Facebook AI Unexpectedly Created Its Own Unique Language

The Future of Language<p>A recent Facebook report on the way chatbots converse with each other has given the world a glimpse into the future of language.<p>…

It turns out Adele’s face fits perfectly onto every album cover ever

If Adele’s not storming the charts across the globe, she’s rapping along to Nikki Minaj’s verse on ‘Monster’ while driving around London with James …

The new Catalans

Gagandeep Singh Khalsa might seem like an unlikely name for a Catalan nationalist. And indeed, before he moved to Barcelona from India nine years …

Europe

How I Forgave My Parents' Rejection When I Came Out as Transgender

"I was hoping for them to love me as their daughter that they never expected."<p><i>In this personal essay, writer Summer Luk explores her journey of coming out to her parents as transgender.</i><p>I still remember what my parents said to me when I called them on my 21st birthday. They told me that I wasn't …

New York City

50 Iconic Indie Album Covers: The Fascinating Stories Behind The Sleeves

They’re images you’ve seen a thousand times, but what do they mean, and how did they end up on the cover of your favourite ever albums?<p>Click or tap …

Andy Warhol

Paul McCartney at 75: 4 Things You Didn't Know About the Beatle

Known as the “cute Beatle,” McCartney’s influence reaches further than you might expect<p>When Paul McCartney wrote “When I’m 64,” he couldn’t have …

Paul McCartney

Our Public School System Isn’t Producing Education Equality

All across America, preparations are underway for high school graduation. It’s a glorious time, representing both a milestone and a gateway to …

Education

Artificial Intelligence Has Beat the Infamous 'Ms. Pac-Man'

Game over, but in a good way.<p>Games, man — they’re not just for people. A.I. researchers have recently kickstarted a new trend in harnessing the power …

Artificial Intelligence

Abba: the 10 best songs

Watch: Lessons from 'True Detective' on How to Write a Character-Driven Plot

Focusing on a character's struggle to obtain their desire will give you a more organic story.<p>On its face, the first season of <i>True Detective</i> didn’t …

Aaron Sorkin

13 Things You Should Give Up If You Want To Be Successful

”Somebody once told me the definition of hell:<p><i>“On your last day on earth, the person you became will meet the person you could have</i> …

Motivation

From chatbots to measuring the lifetime value of employees: AI is rapidly augmenting HR

When SD Worx conducted an online poll of its customers, asking which functions of HR would benefit most from artificial intelligence (AI), it found …

AI To Replace Lawyers And Programmers?

The technological complexities interwoven into our daily lives would be hard to compile, let alone fully understand. Most of us don’t know how our …

Google’s Future Sees Artificial Intelligence Doing Absolutely Everything

Google is one of the leaders at the moment when it comes to artificial intelligence applications. Just look at Google’s DeepMind for example. This AI …

How to Delegate Effectively to Your Coworkers

When your plate is way too full, sharing the load is the secret to sanity. But delegating requires a leap of faith—and some serious people skills. …

North Carolina

This Is Why Women Make Better Managers Than Men

You’ve asked mentors for advice on how to be a better boss, learned how to be a crystal clear communicator at work, and read tips for first-time managers. Now that you’re in charge, you want to lead like a true boss. Here’s the thing: According to a Gallup report, you may already have what it takes …

Employment

How Women Can Build The Confidence To Take Their Seat At Any Table

I must tell you — I love being a woman! And I have long felt very fortunate to have been born in a time when women have so many opportunities and choices that even my own mother never had. Yet of all the barriers women still face, one of the biggest is a lack of confidence and belief in our own …

Cupcakes

5 Ways to Crush Stress Without Exercising More, Meditating or Changing Your Diet

You're reading 5 Ways to Crush Stress Without Exercising More, Meditating or Changing Your Diet, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and …

Productivity

How to find happiness and meaning outside your job

Since the 16th century Protestant Reformation, and the work ethic that it spawned, employment has provided an outsized source of meaning for those …

Happiness

Actmusic

Check out this great version of "Eleanor Rigby" from "Father And Son", the new duo-album by Ulf Wakenius and his son Eric, both on accoustic guitar. …

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5 Bizarre Goals to Help You Live a Greater Life

You're reading 5 Bizarre Goals to Help You Live a Greater Life, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

Motivation

EBay’s First Diversity Chief On How To Make Inclusion Matter To Everyone

“This has not become the most fun discussion to have,” says Damien Hooper-Campbell. Here’s his approach to changing that.<p>If you’ve ever Googled “diversity in tech,” you’ll get a smattering of headlines such as these:<p>Tech Has A Diversity Problem, And That Problem Is Culture<br>• Tech Has More Of An …

Loneliness

How to Overcome Your Insecurities and Thrive in a Changing Environment | Inc.com

Change is inevitable. Some conditions will be easy to adjust to, while others may provoke internal conflict. If you're not in command, then you can be certain something is going to happen at some point that you don't agree with. The culture will change, the business's strategy will shift, and life …

Self-help