Michele Lee

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From Zero to 45 Days in a Row: How I Built a Habit of Daily Exercise

This year I’m focusing on habits to help me build new skills and look after my health. One of these habits is to do push-ups every morning. I went …

Scientists Stored These Images in DNA—Then Flawlessly Retrieved Them

Who needs memory cards when you have DNA? A team of scientists has been able to store images within the life-defining molecules then retrieve them …

35 things to do for your career by 35

We're also big fans of not putting a timeline on things. We've even said that there are plenty of things you don't have to have by 30 (or 40, or 50, or ever...).<p>But when it comes to your career, there are some things that we do recommend getting started on sooner rather than later.<p>Not because some …

Employment

10 public speaking mistakes successful people don't make

After interviewing successful professionals such as Guy Kawasaki, Nancy Duarte and Michael Port on my podcast, Improving Public Speaking, I have discovered what high achievers consider these mistakes to be.<p>The mistakes most professionals make in public speaking include:<p>When speaking in public, you …

Public Speaking

The Northern Hemisphere's temperature has reached a terrifying milestone

<b>Update</b>: since this post was originally published, the heat wave has continued. As of Thursday morning, it appears that average temperatures across the Northern Hemisphere have breached the 2 degrees Celsius above "normal" mark for the first time in recorded history, and likely the first time since …

Global Warming

NASA Has Designed a Warp Ship Inspired by ‘Star Trek’s Enterprise

When does science-fiction become science fact? Throughout various mediums over the last few centuries, we’ve seen early versions of concepts that …

Science Fiction

Happiness at Work: The Proven Science of How to Enjoy Your Job

In True Grit, Grace, and Gratitude, I used the term "happy hour" as a constructive and necessary analogy, but I do have a good bit of aversion toward the expression. Why does an hour we reserve to be happy have to be after work? I also have tepid excitement for the sayings "Work hard, play hard," …

Happiness

“Global warming is now in overdrive”: We just hit a terrible climate milestone

We’ve just surpassed a historic climate threshold — and the world is still heating up.<p>As of Thursday morning, for the first time in recorded history, …

Global Warming

What Google Learned From Its Quest to Build the Perfect Team

<b>Like most 25-year-olds,</b> Julia Rozovsky wasn’t sure what she wanted to do with her life. She had worked at a consulting firm, but it wasn’t a good match. Then she became a researcher for two professors at Harvard, which was interesting but lonely. Maybe a big corporation would be a better fit. Or …

Leadership

Black Silicon Solar Tech Comes Of Age

Black silicon has been bubbling in the background of solar research and development the past couple of years, hinting at a way to drive down the cost …

Hard Exercise Can Boost Brain Chemicals Sapped by Depression

A new imaging study shows that intense exercise boosts two critical neurotransmitters — glutamate and gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) — resulting in …

'Moth Eye' Graphene Breakthrough Could Create Indoor Solar Cells

A scientific breakthrough with the "wonder material" graphene has opened up the possibility of indoor solar cells that capture energy from indirect …

7 Psychological Equations to Empower Your Life and Mind

You can either be at the <i>effect</i> (powerless) of your life or act as the <i>cause</i> (in power) of it. Your internal belief system about yourself and how you envision your life is the most important predictor of your success or failure. In order to train yourself to be geared towards what you envision you …

Self-improvement

The Morning Routine Experts Recommend for Peak Productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

21 Ways You Can Earn The Respect Of Others

Last Updated on November 14, 2017<p>Jesicka Labud<p>Read full profile<p>You want to be respected, but you’re not sure how this whole thing works. The key here …

What are the Key Dispositions of Good Critical Thinkers?

As human beings, we make thousands of decisions every day. Every time we go to the shop to buy bread we must decide whether we would prefer white …

Op-Ed | To Keep Consumers Coming Back, Brands Must Build Desire Around Icons

The Issue<p><b>Has Luxury Gone Too Mass?</b><p>Luxury brands have long been mass consumer brands. After all, real exclusivity — selling highly select items to a …

Clothing

Review: Creating a Brand Identity - A Guide for Designers

$29.95/£19.95<p>If you're working on a new logo design or brand identity, this new book from publisher Laurence King could seriously come in handy. …

Building A Modern Brand: Strategy, Creativity and Agility

Building brands in the mad men era was a relatively straight forward endeavor…<p>A brand needed to effectively communicate its value to the consumer, …

Marketing

5 Ways To Instantly Increase Your Leadership Presence

Leadership presence, that illusive but “we know it when we see it” quality, is a blending of personal and interpersonal skills that when combined, send all the right signals. It’s how you show up, how you make others feel, and how effectively you communicate both verbally and non-verbally. It’s the …

Charisma

Building a Prefab Home – Types, Cost, Pros & Cons

Don’t let the term “prefab home” scare you away – today’s prefabricated homes (also termed “building systems” by the National Association of Home …

8 Mental Habits the Most Successful People Learn to Break

It’s not what you learn, but what you unlearn that matters.<p>Sometimes, success comes not from what you learn to do but what you learn to stop …

7 Mental Shifts That Allowed Me to Become a Millionaire at 22

As of this writing, I’m 22. In the last 12 months I’ve generated a million dollars in commissions in one of the most competitive industries on the …

Queen of Moms makes Periodic Table of the Elements Battleship for her kids

The Periodic Table of the Elements isn't exactly light beach reading.<p>Karyn Tripp, a homeschooling mom of four, recently decided that she wanted to …

Achieve Your Goals: Research Reveals a Simple Trick That Doubles Your Chances for Success

We all have goals. And what’s the first thing most of us think about when we consider how to achieve them?<p><i>“I need to get motivated.”</i><p>The surprising …

The Trickle-Down Effect of Good (and Bad) Leadership

We know that emotions are contagious. Research by UC San Diego’s James Fowler and Harvard’s Nicholas Christakis has shown that happiness is contagious, for example. If you have a friend who is happy, the probability that you will be happier rises by 25%.<p>We also know that behaviors are contagious. …

Proof It Pays to Be Nice to Your Employees

<i>The MPW Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely questions</i> …

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