Maria Rogers

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Ask yourself these questions before saying “yes” or “no” to anything

Your approach should change depending on your circumstances.<p>A LinkedIn connection that you’ve never met in person asks if you’d like to meet for a coffee. Your boss invites you to a networking dinner with several executives from the office. Your former college professor asks if you would be …

Shonda Rhimes

How to lead with questions, not perfect answers

Leaders are expected to be perfect (though they shouldn’t be).<p>That’s why, in many organizations, being right equals to having authority — certainty …

Creativity

Introverts: Use this flowchart to see if you *actually* have to hug someone

Extroverts tend to crave human interaction and physical affection. But if you’re an introvert, you likely only have one request: for people to stay …

Personality

52 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Success in Your Career and Personal Life

Sometimes all you need is one little spark. So here are 52 to choose from.<p>While there are as many ways to define success as there are people, there is one thing we all have in common: We're all trying to be more successful. (That's why I wrote a book about achieving huge goals.)<p>Since success starts …

70 Candid, Beautiful, Heart-Melty Moments From the Royal Wedding

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The three levels of self-awareness you need to hit before you know yourself

Self-awareness is like great sex: everyone thinks they have a ton of it, but in reality no one knows what the fuck they’re doing.<p>The fact is that the majority of our thoughts and actions are on autopilot. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing either. Our habits, routines, impulses, and reactions carry …

Self-help

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Asking someone these 10 questions reveals everything about their personality (according to psychologists)

We can all agree that meeting new people is one of the greatest thrills in life. Every single friend, lover, coworker, neighbor, acquaintance was …

Psychology

15 Tips For Sounding Much More Professional At The Office

A little bit of rephrasing goes a long way.<p>"Using positive language in a negative situation can have a big impact on how you're remembered." —yourmate155<p>"It'll make them respect you more." —Inebriatedclusterfuk<p>"The phrase 'I assumed...' has a very negative connotation, and people will view it as …

Helpful Infographics Visualize Complex Branches of Math and Science

It's often easy to get stuck into a narrow view of what a particular field of study entails, but as Dominic Walliman reveals in his impressive science infographics, there's much more than meets the eye when thinking of particular STEM subjects. Walliman demonstrates the diversity and complexity of …

The 17-year-old snowboarder who won gold for the US woke up late on the day of the event and had to borrow his roommate's jacket

17-year-old Red Gerard took home gold in slopestyle snowboarding on Saturday, winning the first medal for the U.S. at the Winter Olympics.<p>However, Gerard's day didn't get off to such an auspicious beginning. According to Yahoo's Jeff Passan, Gerard fell asleep watching Netflix on Friday and was …

Slopestyle Snowboarding

A powerful exhibition shows what rape survivors wore when they were attacked

What were you wearing? The simple question strikes at the heart of one of the most persistent myths around rape. And it’s now the subject of a new exhibit in the Molenbeek district of Brussels, Belgium.<p>The installation—aptly titled “What were you wearing that day?”—poignantly recreates the clothes …

Ask Your Co-Workers These 2 Questions and It Will Supercharge Your Career

It may be uncomfortable but it's definitely worth it.<p>How do the people you work with see you? However you answered that question, you're almost certainly wrong. It's surprisingly difficult for most of us to understand how others perceive us--we think we're being inclusive as managers and others see …

This device can calm symptoms of Parkinson’s disease

Following is a transcript of the video.<p>This device can calm symptoms of Parkinson's disease. It's called Deep Brain Stimulation therapy.<p>A surgically implanted device delivers electrical stimulation to the brain. It targets specific areas of the brain to help patients regain control of their …

Neuroscience

It's Not Magic: You Can Have Amazing Executive Presence

If you don't, it could be holding you back in your career<p>You're smart. You're educated. You have a resume packed with accomplishments. But you're not getting ahead.<p>As an executive coach, I often hear similar frustrations from many of my clients around the world. These leaders are ready to move up …

50 Tough Questions You Never Ask Yourself, But Should

Lasting growth begins with introspection. These thought-provoking questions will set you up to achieve your life and business goals in the New Year.<p>With the dawn of every New Year, pledges are made by hopefuls everywhere to do or change something big in their life and business. Most of these …

9 money mistakes to avoid in your 40s

Your 20s were all about setting up your financial foundation and establishing good habits. Your 30s were about life changes like getting married, having kids, and building your career.<p>In your 40s, everything is amplified even more. You've got growing kids and aging parents — and what you <i>don't</i> have …

Retirement

These Groundbreaking Migraine Prevention Drugs Just Smashed Clinical Trials

"We hope this marks the start of real change."<p>A series of late-stage drug trials are showing great promise for a completely new generation of …

For the First Time in Decades, a Drug for Migraines Shows Promise

A new drug, called Erenumab, has shown promise in preventing migraine attacks, the intense headaches that chronically plague millions of adults each …

Unconscious Patient With 'Do Not Resuscitate' Tattoo Causes Ethical Conundrum at Hospital

When an unresponsive patient arrived at a Florida hospital ER, the medical staff was taken aback upon discovering the words “DO NOT RESUSCITATE” …

33 Smart Habits That Will Train Other People to Treat You With Respect

Most of these are small, subtle changes in behavior, but they can have a big impact on how much other people respect you.<p>What do people want out of work? More than money, more than benefits, much more than job security, a recent survey says, they want to be treated with respect.<p>If that sounds like …

The internet is freaking out over this note a principal sent to parents during exam week

Standardized testing has been called a motivation killer. The phrase "drill and kill" is often used to describe the process of quickly firing content at students to ensure they will perform well on an exam, to the detriment of real learning and creative thought.<p>While emphasis is often placed on how …

Education

How to live life without major regrets: 8 lessons from older Americans

People in their 70s, 80s and beyond revealed their biggest regrets in life to give perspective to the younger generation.<p>No regrets, you swear to yourself as you move through life. But the daily grind and the end of another year may make you wonder: Am I making the most of my time on Earth?<p>Your …

Chronic Disease

A groundbreaking discovery reveals that wounds heal 60% faster if they occurred during the day instead of at night

Scientists recently discovered that skin cells heal more efficiently during the day. They published their findings in Science Translational Medicine . Following is a transcript of the video.<p>Scientists have discovered something astonishing. Our skin heals faster if we're wounded during the …

Burns

5 decisions that matter far more than buying a house

It never fails.<p>Every time I tell someone that my wife and I are buying a house, we get bombarded with blatantly false financial tropes. "Real estate is a great investment," someone will say, or "home equity is a great savings vehicle." Those are both objectively false — real estate has barely …

Personal Finance

Home Depot's CEO Did This 25,000 Times. Science Says You Should Do It Too

Here's a simple and effective leadership tool that is quickly becoming a lost art.<p>When Frank Blake announced his retirement three years ago as the CEO of Home Depot, employees flooded him with handwritten notes of appreciation.<p>"I got boxes and boxes of notes," Blake recalls. "They are my most …

11 Little Mental Health Tips That Therapists Actually Give Their Patients

The goal of therapy is to give you the tools and strategies for navigating whatever is going on in your life—from stress or relationship issues to …

The EPA has approved the release of weaponized mosquitoes in 20 US states

The US Environmental Protection Agency has given its approval for MosquitoMate, a Kentucky-based biotechnology company, to release its bacteria-infected male mosquitoes in several parts of the United States.<p>The EPA approval was first reported by Nature on Monday (Nov. 6), and confirmed by the …

Mosquitoes

How cancer survival rates have changed since the 70s

More people are surviving a cancer diagnosis today than in the 1970s, according to a report released earlier this year by government agencies and …

Cancer cells destroyed in just 3 days with new technique

Cancer cells are relentless, possessing the vexatious ability to develop resistance to current therapies and making the disease hugely challenging to …