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Employee well-being matters (a lot)… - The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)

The CIPD began life in 1913 as the Workers’ Welfare Association. The driving force behind its creation, Seebohm Rowntree, was a highly successful …

Meditation May Boost Happiness: The New Coloring for the Mind!

The ultimate goal for some of us is happiness. Are you happy yet? Happiness is often contradicted and taken for granted. The science behind what really makes us happy is no surprise with 40 percent of our daily activities making up our happiness levels. People are fascinated by defining what makes …

Meditation
Small Business

If you have one of these 3 jobs, robots will never put you out of work

A 300-page report released by Merrill Lynch predicts 47% of jobs are at risk for replacement in the next 20 years, with positions in the manufacturing and services industries being at the greatest risk.<p>But the report also highlights that there's one important skill that robots could never really …

The Future

Lettuce 'three times worse than bacon' for the environment, scientists claim

Greenhouse gas emissions from lettuce production are three times higher per calorie than from bacon, study finds<p>Eating lettuce could be three times worse for the environment than bacon, scientists have claimed.<p>Despite calls from celebrities including Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sir Paul McCartney for …

9 Philosophical Thought Experiments That Will Keep You Up at Night

Sometimes, the best way to illustrate a complicated philosophical concept is by framing it as a story or situation. Here are nine such thought …

Framing

Being a creative Product Manager

“I’m not creative person really, but being part of a team with developers lets me be part of the creative process”.<p>This is what I used to say when …

The Coolest Science Stories You May Have Missed in 2015

Not every scientific advance is heralded as a revolutionary breakthrough, because science mostly progresses incrementally. Sure, certain high-profile …

High Stress Levels Can Dramatically Increase Your Risk For Alzheimer's

Stress is a killer -- for both the body and the brain.<p>Over time, chronic stress can contribute to a host of negative health outcomes, including heart disease, depression, diabetes and obesity. And according to new research, high stress levels late in life can contribute significantly to the …

The Brain

How Emotional Intelligence Can Boost Your Career -- And Save Your Life

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is a time in the life of every predicament where it is ripe for resolution. Emotions provide the cue to act when a problem is big enough to see, yet still small enough to solve. By understanding your emotions, you can move adeptly …

Self-improvement

The Only Thing Not to Fear Is Success Itself

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Can you imagine an entrepreneur who is actually afraid of success? None will ever admit it openly, but I’m a strong believer that actions or lack of action speaks louder than words. In my years of advising startups, I’ve seen too many …

Entrepreneurship

How This New Product Manager Earned Respect From the Sales Team

You are still learning the ropes as a new product manager, but it has not stopped well-meaning co-workers and customers from already inundating you with feature requests. You smile politely and say, "yeah, sure," but you are worried that the backlog of features is starting to add up.<p>But when ideas …

Product Management

Silicon Valley Unicorn Obituaries

Today, the rich and powerful still lust after unicorns, only now their worth can rival the G.D.P. of a small country. That's because the term, in Silicon Valley, has come to mean a technology start-up valued at more than $1 billion.—the_ Times._<p>Three unicorns passed away in the Bay Area last week …

Silicon Valley

Emotions Compromised By Lack of Sleep

<b>Tel Aviv University study pinpoints neural mechanism responsible for impaired neutrality due to sleep loss.</b><p>Cranky or grumpy after a long night? Your …

What's The Difference Between A Manager And A Leader?

It is tough to manage people. You have to manage up and down at the same time. Often managing your relationship with your boss is harder than managing the team you were hired to supervise!<p>To make things even more complicated, we have done the managers of our corporations and institutions a huge …

Leadership