Lis Brose

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Why Feeling Sad can be the Strongest Thing you do for Yourself.

I recently went through a period where I wasn’t participating in life.<p>I was MIA from the social feeds, writing and any sort of social circles. Not …

How to Position Yourself as an Authority in Your Niche

<b>By MaryEllen Tribby</b><p>"Who me? An expert?"<p>Yes, nearly everyone has the ability to be a thought leader, an authority or an expert in their niche.<p>Remember you don't need to know <b>everything</b> about your topic to be considered an expert - you just need to know more than the average person.<p>There a number of …

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5 Things Loving Parents Would Never Say

Being a parent is a difficult job, and it’s no wonder that not all of us succeed at it. We all bring a fair amount of baggage to the enterprise—our …

How To Help Children Who Struggle With Social Skills

I have a child who does not like to greet people. A basic “hello” is kind of an important social skill for getting along with humanity, so it’s …

Are You Cut Out to Be an Entrepreneur? 10 Reasons Entrepreneurs Need to Be Mentally Stronger Than Average | Inc.com

Thanks to TV shows like <i>Shark Tank</i>, becoming an entrepreneur sounds almost as cool as being a rock star. And while just about anyone can start a business, not everyone has the mental muscle to be a successful entrepreneur.<p>Becoming an outstanding entrepreneur requires more than just a great idea and …

Entrepreneurship

16 Personal Essays About Mental Health Worth Reading

Here are some of the most moving and illuminating essays published on BuzzFeed about mental illness, wellness, and the way our minds work.

Mental Health

The Important Difference Between Normal Arrogance and Narcissistic Personality Disorder

In the video “Selfish Jerks“, vlogger Lee LeFever of Common Craft offered an insightfully succinct animated explanation about the difference between …

How Picasso obsessively portrayed the people he loved

The exhibition "Picasso Portraits" at London's National Portrait Gallery shows how much Pablo Picasso enjoyed portraying his friends and family …

The weird history of dog-headed men

Men with the heads of dogs appear in stories going all the way back to ancient Egypt and Greece. Over at Mysterious Universe, Brent Swancer …

The concept of race lacks scientific support, Harvard professor says

Race is perhaps the worst idea ever to come out of science. Scientists were responsible for officially dividing human beings into Europeans, …

Eight Key Personality Types For Innovation Teams

Bell Labs is historically one of the most productive R&D labs in history. A large number of the technologies we use today were invented there. Bell Labs scientists invented the facsimile machine, the first long-distance television transmission, the first binary digital computer, the transistor, the …

Innovation

Emotional Intelligence at Work: Giving Negative Feedback Through Email

When it comes to delivering negative feedback, email is the worst. But if you have to do it, here are a few suggestions.<p>Let's face it, email can be very useful. It's convenient, (potentially) saves time, and creates a record when needed.<p>For all the advantages of email, however, we're all aware of …

Even Bugs Will Be Bugged

Exploring the next frontiers in surveillance<p>When Mark Zuckerberg posted a picture of himself on Facebook in June, a sharp-eyed observer spotted a piece of tape covering his laptop’s camera. The irony didn’t go unnoticed: A man whose $350 billion company relies on users feeding it intimate details …

The Future of Sex Is Orgy Domes

We spoke to Emily Witt about her brilliant new book 'Future Sex', which takes on cultural myths around sexuality and sexual experimentation with a serious, radical eye.<p>When I met Emily Witt six years ago, I felt that touch of vertigo that comes when you realize you're in the presence of a highly …

Why The Teacher Of The Future Will Be Neither Man Nor Machine

It’s a classic human v. machine scenario: as AI gets better at teaching and providing educational assistance, the question inevitably turns to whether and when human teachers will be replaced by computers.<p>Students across the U.S. are currently enrolled in online schools that provide the benefits of …

Teaching

‘Shadow World’: The War Documentary the U.S. Government Doesn’t Want You to See

A new film chronicles America’s role in the international arms trade. Plus, watch an exclusive clip outlining the post-9/11 plan to attack seven …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

Is our world a simulation? Why some scientists say it's more likely than not

When Elon Musk isn’t outlining plans to use his massive rocket to leave a decaying Planet Earth and colonize Mars, he sometimes talks about his belief that Earth isn’t even real and we probably live in a computer simulation.<p>“There’s a billion to one chance we’re living in base reality,” he said at …

Singularity

Why parents are getting angrier: ‘Children are bored out of their skulls with real life’

“It’s hard to know the difference between parenting and bullying,” admits Matt, father of two and one of a growing number of parents seeking help to control what they see as unacceptable levels of anger towards their children. Matt is an articulate and successful self-employed businessman in his …

Self-esteem

Plan B For Success: The Alternative To Talent Or Hard Work

Do you need to be hugely talented to succeed? It helps, but it isn’t an absolute requirement. Nor is it a guarantee. The same applies to hard work. So what is the missing ingredient? It isn’t luck.<p>To find out ingredient X, look at the history of some companies which started out struggling but then …

Product Management

The Psychology of Logo Color in How Consumers View Your Brand

Your logo says a lot about your brand. Are you sending the right message?<p>Across the U.S. and around the world, billions are spent each year by …

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Forever 21 Selling Sexist T-Shirts for Boys as Young as 5

"It is completely inappropriate for companies to sell those shirts to young boys."<p>Beth Greenfield of Yahoo! Style recently discovered some rather disturbing merchandise while browsing the Boys section of Forever 21's website: T-shirts decorated with graphic slogans like, "Sorry ladies, I only date …

Astronomers discover new planet on the edge of the solar system

Astronomers have discovered a brand new dwarf planet in the distant reaches of our solar system, with an orbit that takes it far beyond even …

Entrepreneurs: Could You Sell Your Service Business?

Running a service business can be exhausting.<p>Service companies have clients who are usually demanding, often of the owner personally. Every project is different, which makes it hard to scale a service business. Service companies usually rely on employees to deliver the service and people can get …

Small Business

London's best new street art: Jana & JS

Touring the streets of east London earlier this week with a heavy portfolio of stencils, and their little daughter in tow, were artist duo Jana & JS. …

Streetwear

Data Storytelling: Separating Fiction From Facts

Data is playing a larger role in day-to-day business conversations than ever before. The ability to communicate with data is now a necessity for business leaders, frontline employees, and everybody in between. People who may have easily avoided discussing data in the past are finding numbers being …

Data Visualization