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Why awkward silences are important, according to science

Silence.<p>It isn't just about emotional intelligence and knowing when to just stop talking so that you don't damage relationships with your co-workers, as I've written about before.<p>This is planned silence to purposely create blank space in a discussion or facilitated meeting. When used strategically …

C-suite Leadership

Want to be a Better Writer? Here is Stephen King's Essential Advice

Dumbo, Dairy Queen and Dandelions: 9 brilliant suggestions from King's nearly 20-year-old book<p>Okay, I'll admit that I'm really late to this party. Despite the fact that I'm always seeking advice on how to improve communication in general--and writing in particular--I'd never read Stephen King's …

33 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of Us Probably Don't)

Getting ahead can be a struggle if you don't have the discipline to do the right simple things every single day.<p>Ever wonder why getting ahead can sometimes seem like such a struggle? The truth is: If you want to be highly successful, you need to be highly disciplined. I've polled countless …

3 books Tim Ferriss says he regularly gives as gifts

As a New York Times bestselling author and entrepreneur, Tim Ferriss is known for inspiring and motivating people to succeed.<p>His latest book, "Tribe …

A Google Study Revealed That the Best Managers Use Emotional Intelligence And Share This 1 Trait

Cutting your employees some slack could be just the thing they need to increase their effectiveness.<p>Google's research on what constitutes a great leader revealed that employees appreciate managers who care for them both professionally and personally.<p>Whereas taking care of your people professionally …

6 Scientifically-Proven Ways to Change Your Brain for Better Business

Why neuroplasticity may be the secret ingredient to business success.<p>Talk to most successful people and most will say that the key to their success lies in the space between their ears.<p>Your ability to brainstorm, create, remember, communicate, problem-solve, and make crucial decisions is often what …

How to Improve Your Gray Matter in Just 8 Weeks

Science has long been on the hunt for tools and techniques to improve brain function. Millions of man-hours have been invested into research to …

20 Stealthy Mental Filters That Are Sabotaging You

There is no upside to negative thinking. It does not prep you for life events, ward off malicious mojo or prevent worrisome outcomes. It does the …

Playing video games may 'enhance learning'

In a learning test, people who play video games performed better than those who don't, and their brains appeared to be more active in regions linked …

3 Must-Try Exercises That Improve Brain Power, According to Science

Exercise is not just good for your body, it can be one of the best moves to increase neuroplasticity.<p>To boost your brain, you also need to boost your body.<p>As I explained in my previous article, for optimal brain power you need to increase your brain's neuroplasticity--your brain's ability to grow …

How Buddhism & Neuroscience Can Help You Change How Your Mind Works: A New Course by Bestselling Author Robert Wright

Buddhist thought and culture has long found a comfortable home among hippies, beatniks, New Age believers, artists, occultists and mystics. Recently, …

A Harvard Junior Who Got Internship Offers From Google, Apple, Facebook, and More Shares Her 7 Tips to Ace an Interview

She says it's important to be prepared and stay relaxed.<p>Jessica Pointing knows how to interview.<p>The Harvard University junior received internship …

Disturbed sleep patterns may be key to ADHD, study finds

Research links disruption of body clock to number of chronic conditions<p>Struggling to concentrate, having too much energy and being unable to control behaviour – the main manifestations of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) – have been linked to disruptions in sleep, researchers will …

New Nutrition Study Changes Nothing

Why the science of healthy eating appears confusing—but isn’t<p>If you’ve ever been on the internet, you’ve noticed that some things are popular, and other things aren’t. The popular ones have something in common. It’s not quality, or importance, or accuracy, but novelty.<p>An example of this is …

Scientists: Earth is Screwed

Source: Pixabay<p>The big push for those people trying to prevent the apocalypse is to limit global climate change to a mere two degrees Celsius. To be …

How to Get Smarter Every Day – Thrive Global – Medium

Intelligence is a work in progress. Everything a smart person knows, they learned from somewhere at one point or another. Getting smarter doesn’t …

Self-improvement

Outstanding Leaders Exhibit More Than Just Emotional Intelligence--They Have These 7 Traits, According to Neuroscience

Neuroscience will show you how to evolve your emotional intelligence skills to elevate your entire team's effectiveness.<p>The topic of emotional intelligence (EQ) continues to dominate leadership conversations. Rightly so. However, in a <i>Harvard Business Review (HBR)</i> article that highlighted research …

Deeper Learning Is By Discovery, Not Delivery

We've been talking about Bloom's Taxonomy and critical thinking for as long as I've been an educator. And yet we still have work to do to get kids …

Things to Grill in Foil

You can grill anything in foil: bread pudding, succotash, paella and more from Food Network Magazine.<p>Jerk Chicken Wings (No. 4)<p>Toss 6 split chicken …

10 Vegetables That Can Regrow From Their Own Scraps

The idea of grocery shopping is that you buy your food and then a week or so later, you go back for more. Well, what if you never had to go back from …

7 Unique eLearning Sites to Learn Something Different

Dear Mr. Google, how can you find me something newThe post 7 Unique eLearning Sites to Learn Something Different appeared first on iamwire.

Researchers replicated a notorious social experiment that claimed to explain the rise of fascism

Remember that study from psychology class where participants were willing to shock people with excessively high voltage, just because a researcher told them to?<p>Well, a new paper published March 14 just announced that the famous Milgram Experiment has been replicated in Poland over 50 years since …

Psychology

This Is The List You Can Try If You Find "To-Do-List" Not Useful To You!

Who needs Tony Robbins when you can motivate yourself? Overcoming the emotional hurdle to get stuff done when you’d rather sit on the couch isn’t …

The Pit In Your Stomach is Actually Your Second Brain

The world is so much bigger and more interesting than we can see with our naked eyes. If we could, we could watch cells grow, morph, and split again over and over again on the backs of our own wrists--or the billions of foreign cells living in and among our own, forming what scientists are …

Wellness

The NHS has banned cigarettes and should ban meat too – both cause cancer

Patient menus offer a wide selection of meats every day, some of which are in the same carcinogenic category as asbestos, alcohol and arsenic<p>The World Health Organisation ranks bacon, ham and sausages alongside smoking as a cause of cancer, placing processed meats in the same carcinogenic category …

World Health Organization

This Restaurant’s Bold Pricing Strategy Makes Healthy Eating Affordable For Everyone

Buying food on the go is often a necessity — especially when trying to schedule meals around multiple jobs or feed a large family. And fast food can be fun, heck, it can even be good. But people need and <i>deserve</i> healthier options.<p>Through their work with the non-profit Groceryships — an organization …

The Charisma Effect

How to bend people to your will<p>In tough times, people want more in a leader than intelligence, integrity, or the ability to build really tall walls. They want someone who can make a compelling pitch and inspire a sense of urgency—someone with charisma. For decades, scholars have struggled to define …

Charisma

Donald Trump's calamitous week leads to questions about his state of mind

Historians may one day conclude that the extraordinary 2016 US election was decided in early August when Donald Trump suffered one of the most politically calamitous weeks ever to befall a presidential nominee.<p>Mr Trump's devastating wounds were mostly self-inflicted and arose from a series of …

Microsoft investigating significant Surface Pro 3 battery issues

Microsoft is investigating widespread reports of battery issues with its line of Surface Pro 3 devices. Reports of Surface Pro 3 battery drain originated back in May, and some users are now reporting that their devices only last up to an hour after a full charge. It's not clear exactly what's …

Surface Pro