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Working while others sleep? Obesity may be a higher risk; here's why

Try as they might to adjust to a schedule that has them toiling while others sleep, swing-shift workers do not fool their bodies into burning calories and using nutrients the way people who obey their internal circadian clocks do, says a new study.<p>The result -- a metabolism that burns fewer …

Sleep

Wallowing in Sad Songs Is the Best, Science Confirms

There’s something strangely satisfying about immersing yourself in a perfectly melancholy song. It’s a pleasant kind of unpleasantness that persists …

Emotions: Messengers That Will Not Be Ignored

I used to think that I never got angry. People who knew me got so used to my easy-going demeanor that they would ask: “Do you ever get mad?” “Oh, …

The Longest Lasting Emotions In Customer Experience

I’m really interested in the emotional and psychological side of customer service and customer experience. As a result, I’m always on the look out for new and interesting research findings that can inform and provide insight into customer experience strategy decisions.<p>One piece of research that I …

The 5 Steps to Strategic Thinking That Really Matter | Inc.com

I've been having an ongoing conversation with two or three executives lately that struck me as somewhat surprising. As an executive coach, I am also tasked with helping executives be more strategic. But finally this week someone asked me straight up: "What <i>is</i> strategic thinking?"<p>This executive …

Management

How To Train Your Brain To Think More Clearly

Analytical thinking is the process of remembering words and putting their meanings into context. This process is not simply accessing a mental dictionary. Every time you use words, you re-create their meaning.<p>The words you habitually use when you're thinking (and then expressing those thoughts) …

Why changing jobs often can actually be a good thing

Job longevity is a thing of the past. You are no longer expected to work 30-40 years in the same company, in the same career, whittling away at life …

Learn how to kickstart your freelance career in our #BizChats Twitter chat

It's no secret that freelancing is a growing trend that is giving professionals the freedom to not only break their 9-to-5 routines, but also allow …

6 Career Tips From Buffett, Branson & World's Best Coaches

It’s that time of year when your boss will judge whether you’re likely to hit or miss your annual goals, and undoubtedly you’re being pushed to commit to even more ambitious plans for next year. Before you dive in, consider these questions from Warren Buffett, Richard Branson and the world’s top …

9 Ways You Should Thank Your Partner for Enabling Your Career | Inc.com

Do you have a spouse, partner, or other family member who's made supporting your work a priority? I know I do. My husband Bill has been solidly in my corner for the past 19 years, providing constant technical support (he's a computer geek) management advice (he's an experienced manager with great …

How to Get in Shape Using Psychology: 6 New Tricks From Research

Why is there an obesity epidemic? It’s not because we eat the wrong things or we lack exercise.<p>Research shows that, plain and simple, most of us just …