Marc Van Laer

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The Sniper Mentality: 4 Ways To Think Better Under Pressure

In an ideal world, we want our business leaders to be a little bit superhuman.<p>We want our leaders to exhibit the icy calmness of a sniper when under pressure: Decisive, with a clear sense of purpose, a complete understanding of what needs to be done, and the willingness to do it.<p>Here are four ways …

Seven Important Lessons from World Religions Everyone Should Know

It doesn't matter if you're an atheist, devout follower of your faith, an agnostic, or anywhere in between—there's wisdom to be learned from the …

Spirituality

10 Rules to Live By

<b>RULE 1: FOLLOW YOUR HEART</b><p>Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma -- which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of other's opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to …

5 Awesome "Graffitrees": Graffiti with Actual Trees

Afro Taino by Gabriel Abreu in San Cristobal, Dominican Republic<p>Great graffiti happens when the artists don't get stumped. Instead, they go out on a …

14 habits of exceptionally likable people

One thing that will never change in business is the advantage charisma offers. The ability to form lasting relationships built on genuine empathy will always beat out a cold-blooded Machiavellian approach in the long run<p>The writer Napoleon Hill recognized this as a young business journalist and …

Would you rock a high-end Android flip phone?

Save for the standard wafer style smartphone, practically all other form factors are dead.<p>Last year around this time, I revisited all the old form …

Google is building 180 satellites to spread internet access worldwide

Google's plans for satellite-based internet access just got a <i>little</i> more concrete. The <i>Wall Street Journal</i> hears that the search firm is preparing to build 180 "small, high capacity" satellites (not pictured here) that will go into low orbit and provide internet connections to underserved areas. …