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Not Being a Lousy Manager Comes Down to Displaying These 3 Rare Behaviors

We can learn a lot from the practice of servant leadership.<p>U.S. companies will spend literally billions of dollars annually on leadership development programs to strengthen their high-potential talent. Fact is, there's a drastic leadership shortage in the pipeline across industries, and executives …

Leadership

12 Simple Habits That Will Make Your Professional Life and Personal Life Better

Nice guys (and gals) don't finish last.<p>I'd be the first to admit that as a young entrepreneur, I was in it for myself. Credit? Yep, I'll take some. Money? I could always use more of that. Attention? Sure, put the camera on me.<p>It's sad and strange to think about now. Over time, I've been fortunate …

businessrelationship

How to get a world-class education for free on the internet

As crucial as a university degree has become for working in the modern economy, it is not the only route forward into a wildly lucrative and satisfying career—just ask famous dropouts Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey, Michael Dell, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg.<p>In the future, a single bachelor’s degree in a …

Online Education

Is the Universe a conscious mind?

Cosmopsychism might seem crazy, but it provides a robust explanatory model for how the Universe became fine-tuned for life<i>By Philip Goff</i>Read at Aeon

The Only Thing You Need to Do to Overcome Fear, According to Neuroscience

How can you overcome fear? Learn how your brain works and it becomes super simple.<p>Many business leaders pretend they are incredibly controlled, stoic, and confident. The perceived ideal image is for them to show that they do not feel fear.<p>Truth?<p>I have never met anyone who doesn't face fear.<p>Every …

Self-improvement

I break down my life into 4 'task buckets' — and it's helped me be great at everything I do

Great lives often include a collection of unbelievable stories. But they are not merely a collection of unbelievable stories. A great life is forged and created in the shadows of them. As Muhammad Ali once put it, <b>"The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses</b> — behind the lines, in the gym, and …

22 Things I Wish I Knew When I Was 22

<b>1.</b> Confidence is built on accomplishments.<p><b>2.</b> Failure is the foundation of success; the more you fail the more you will succeed. Do not fear failure.<p><b>3.</b> No amount of schooling or research is a substitute for experience.<p><b>4.</b> Overall happiness and success is built on discipline.<p><b>5.</b> You are as good as the …

Selfies

8 Things Every Person Should Do Before 8 A.M.

Do this and you'll have done the important stuff first.<p>Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it's even harder. How do you move forward?<p>If you don't purposefully carve out time every day to progress and improve, without question, your …

Self-improvement

An Antidote to the Loneliness of the Divided Mind: Alan Watts on Our Integration with the Universe and How We Wrest Meaning from Reality

“If the universe is meaningless, so is the statement that it is so… The meaning and purpose of dancing is the dance.”<p><i>“All things physical are information-theoretic in origin and this is a participatory universe,”</i> the great theoretical physicist John Archibald Wheeler wrote in his influential <i>It for</i> …

The Myth of Mindfulness

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How Consciousness Solves The Puzzle Of Life

With so much knowledge floating around, you can easily lose the forest for the trees. Without a fundamental understanding of the big picture, the pieces can make very little sense and even seem absurd. This is true particularly in the case of spirituality. For example, the idea that God is …

The Roots of Mental Health—Maybe They're Not In Our Heads | Goop

The number of people—and women in particular—who are taking antidepressants worldwide has skyrocketed in recent years. Here in the States, the count …

Depression

Everything Is Made Of Waves; Also, Particles

Everything in the universe has both particle and wave nature, at the same time.They’re really just different language describing the same mathematical object.

Particles

Losing Our Bodies, Losing Our Minds

We were once self-luminous beings who fed on joy, lived in a state of bliss, were made of attention, and could go wherever we wished. But according …

Spirituality

7 Habits That May Actually Change The Brain, According To Science

The brain is by far our most precious organ–others are good, too, but they all pale in comparison to the mighty brain. Because the brain works so hard around the clock (even while we’re sleeping), it uses an extraordinary amount of energy, and requires a certain amount of nutritional support to …

The Brain

LSD's impact on the brain revealed in groundbreaking images

First modern scans of people high on psychedelic drug has given researchers unprecedented insight into neural basis for its effects<p>The profound impact of LSD on the brain has been laid bare by the first modern scans of people high on the drug.<p>The images, taken from volunteers who agreed to take a …

Lsd

Why Addiction Is a Learning Disorder

Maia Szalavitz talks about her former drug use, how addicts brains work, and why we need to see drug addiction and rehabilitation in a radically new …

This Factor Is Key to Your Attractiveness

Humans are drawn to one another for countless reasons, and the fact that we’re often drawn to people who seem to “get us” emotionally is now borne …

Psychology

9 Toxic Behaviors Holding Good People Back

<i>The quality of your behavior drives the quality of your life.</i>When you spend a decade working with and coaching thousands of people from around the …

No time to meditate? Try this mindfulness exercise instead

It reduces stress and our risk of disease, it helps us to sleep better, it can significantly reduce pain, change our brains and improve our …

Meditation

Why Should You Meditate?

Meditation has been gaining incredible momentum in recent years. Perhaps you've been wanting to try meditation but feel hesitant. This is understandable considering the fact that we place so much emphasis on <i>producing more</i>, and <i>working more</i>. We often hear from people comments such as, "I'd love to …

5 Things I Learned From a 50-Day Meditation Streak

<i>My 50-day meditation streak, happily quantified by the Calm app.</i><p><b>Like so many of us, I'm an overthinker.</b> My mind whirrs mercilessly, day and night. Therefore, for years I've been saying, "I really should start meditating." I "knew" it would benefit me, but the thought of trying to get rid of my …

Seven Zen Stories That Could Open Your Mind

For centuries, Zen masters have used stories and koans, or paradoxical riddles, to help students realize their true nature. These stories are often …

The Five Ego Traps To Avoid in Meditation

With so many people joining the meditation revolution, what are some of the pitfalls to be avoided? Generally speaking meditation is meant to …

Bitcoin is going nuts

Bitcoin was trading around $240 in the beginning of October. Now — after a gain of 10% on Tuesday added to its earlier run — it's closer to $400.<p>Now, bitcoin traders are looking for answers as to why the cryptocurrency is skyrocketing in value.<p>"You're seeing more and more institutional investors …

Google's algorithm for happiness

Deep inside the global tech behemoth Google sits an engineer with an unusual job description: to make people happier and the world more peaceful.<p>A few years ago, Chade-Meng Tan, one of the company's first engineering employees in Mountain View, noticed many of his colleagues were stressed out and …

Happiness

How To Lose Your Self-Esteem: A Psychologist's Fascinating TED Talk

Dr. Matthew Whoolery, a professor of psychology at Brigham Young University-Idaho, has an unorthodox recommendation: let go of your self-esteem.<p>"Notice I'm not saying lose your <i>high</i> self-esteem, or lose your <i>low</i> self-esteem," he said in a new TEDx talk. "I'm saying, lose your self-esteem …

10 commandments for a successful life, according to Dante

Most people think of Dante’s “Divine Comedy” as a medieval literary artifact, a classic more admired than read. Believe it or not, it’s the greatest self-help book of all time.<p>Two years ago, lost in a serious personal crisis, I stumbled upon the “Commedia,” as it is called in the original Italian, …