Kayleigh Williams

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Leverage OneNote in your company by using it to manage projects: an intro

Keeping projects under control and on track is critical to the successful business. Although all businesses have projects, not every business has …

After watching over 100 TED talks, these are the insights that have stuck with me most

Watch one TED talk, and you have a factoid to share with a friend at a bar.<p>Watch over 100 TED talks across several years — as I have, obsessively — and you begin to think a little differently about the world.<p>Not every talk is awe-inspiring or illuminating, but the best ones have changed how I think …

The Beginner’s Guide To Scrum And Agile Project Management

What can help you build a car, save your marriage, code software, write a book, or even renovate a house?A whiteboard and a pad of sticky notes (the …

Project Management

Google Finds That Successful Teams Are About Norms Not Just Smarts

Which Google employees has made the biggest impact to the company over the past decade? Besides the familiar choices of Larry and Sundar, I’d …

Psychology

Which EU nations' migrants pay the most tax? Tories slip out full figures amid Brexit crackdown

Immigration helped drive Brexit - and Theresa May slapped it back on the table at her Chequers 'brainstorm'.<p>But what about the contribution EU …

Leaders Don't Manage Time, They Manage Choices

Over the last few weeks, we’ve looked at the four behaviors that differentiate a functional manager from a true leader. As you know, I refer to these …

5 Massive Space Operas to Read Between Marathon Sessions of No Man's Sky

<i>No Man’s Sky</i> is the most talked-about game of the summer, a massive space exploration sim boasting a universe so vast, the creators estimate 99 …

No Man's Sky

Escape London: Top 20 commuter hot spots

Positive link between video games and academic performance, study suggests

Students who played online games scored above average in maths, science and reading tests, although study does not prove games were the cause<p>Children who play online video games tend to do better in academic science, maths and reading tests, according to an analysis of data from over 12,000 high …

Education

How to be a better writer: 6 tips from a master linguist

U want 2B a better writer?<p>Good writing is often looked at as an art and, frankly, that can be intimidating. No need to worry. There are rules — even …

Creative Writing

Europe's best national parks

Yours to keep: a free pass to Europe’s best bits – areas enshrined as national parks, where the only entry requirement is a sense of adventure.<p>Hike across sparkling glaciers, explore wild, fabled forests and meet mountain goats with this sampler from our new title, <i>The Best Things in Life are …

11 Tiny Habits That Reveal a Lot About Your Personality, According to Science | Inc.com

There are so many actions throughout your day that go unremembered--pulling off a few sheets of toilet paper, sending a quick email to a colleague, picking up toiletries at the drugstore.<p>But these small, seemingly insignificant behaviors can provide meaningful insights into your emotions, your …

Psychology

Parents Of Successful Kids Do These 10 Things In Common, Science Finds

Every parent wants their kids to be successful. It is the purest wish a parent can have. Making this wish a reality is an entirely different …

Parenting

Protect Your Relationships By Communicating Effectively

<i>This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organization that empowers people to refine and reach their goals by providing research-based content to help improve thinking, feeling, and behavior patterns.</i><p>________<p>In my early twenties, I said goodbye to my family in …

The best body language to use in your online-dating profile, according to science

She noticed his photo, she said in a recent talk at the 92Y in New York City, because he was positioned "in the most extreme 'power pose' imaginable."<p>"Power pose" is a term that Cuddy coined in her 2012 TED Talk, and it describes an expansive posture that can make you feel more powerful and …

9 weird psychological reasons why someone might fall in love with you

There's a lot we don't understand — and a lot that's idiosyncratic to individual people and couples.<p>That's why a lot of research into why we mate is bizarre to the point of incoherence — cultural norms as well as oddities in research methods can create a lot of noise.<p>Yet it turns out that there is …

This drug could boost your memory after a single dose

People suffering with memory loss could be a step closer to treatment after doctors discovered a drug that boosts the part of the brain responsible …

Comment on Why the World Is Better Than You Think in 10 Powerful Charts by The world is better and worse than you think – Global Risk Research Network

[…] than you think, Cracked.com’s 18 undeniable facts that prove the world is getting better, and Why the world is better than you think in 10 …

Emerging Technology

I Tried A 2-Week Sleep Cleanse. Here's What Happened.

Sleep isn't my thing. I'm a night owl by nature, and I usually crawl into bed around 1 or 2 AM. My kids wake me up at sunrise, and I stumble to the kitchen in a fog, brew a pot of coffee, and promise myself I'll go to bed earlier that night. But it never happens. Burning the midnight oil is my "me …

5 Ways to Boost Your Resilience at Work

Currently, a quarter of all employees view their jobs as the number one stressor in their lives, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The World Health Organization describes stress as the “global health epidemic of the 21st century.” Many of us now work in constantly …

Women Need Mindfulness Even More than Men Do

How many women do you know who proudly claim to be better than men at multitasking? Even the media seems to want to “prove” that women are better multitaskers. For example, when a study by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania found that there are more neural connections between the left …

SURPRISE: Earth has two moons

Things started out with a hot and heavy crash, and the two of you get all tangled up with one another. But over time your surfaces cool, your orbits drift apart, and your differences became apparent. And though the living things who mostly hang out at your place do visit your moon once in a while, …

12 cycling events you should tackle in your lifetime

There’s a better way to get smarter than brain-training games – Jeffrey M Zacks

Is it just me, or is everybody out there looking for a quick fix? There is something highly compelling about the idea that there is a secret switch …