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Mind-Altering Quantum Experiment Shows Time Has Never Existed

In 2012 US National Medal of Science award winner Yakir Aharonov, who is regarded as one of the world’s leading quantum theorists published a paper …

Mother writes hilarious letter to husband on why she doesn't want to be touched

Being a mum is one of the toughest jobs in the world - and sometimes husbands just don’t get it.<p>One mum of toddlers is being praised by mothers on …

The War on Experts

There is an intentional effort to reduce our confidence in experts and to cast doubt on expertise itself. This effort, in many ways, feels like a war …

More U.S. companies moving away from traditional performance reviews

Lately a small but growing number of major U.S. companies, including Accenture, Adobe and Gap, have been saying goodbye to an annual rite of corporate life that employees and managers both love to hate: the traditional performance review.<p>Now General Electric, long considered Corporate America’s …

General Electric

How a corporate mission can drive young workers away

Firms that don’t live up to their corporate values risk falling foul of their millennial workforce, writes Sydney Finkelstein.<p>A former student of mine called the other day. She’d worked at a major global company in the food industry, with primary responsibility for sourcing a key ingredient needed …

How to Practice Critical Thinking in 4 Steps

It can take time to practice critical thinking, and that it's never too late to start. It is also a skill that nobody practices 24/7. The Foundation …

Critical Thinking

Infographic reveals the damaging effects of helicopter parenting

<b>It may seem like love at the time, but parents who overdo it can create lasting problems for their precious little ones.</b><p>Parents, it’s time to give …

What Happens When Bicyclists Obey The Law?

Be careful what you ask for. On July 29, San Franciscan drivers—who often complain about cyclists flouting regulation—got a taste of what happens when cyclists strictly comply with traffic laws.<p>Across America, the law stipulates that cyclists and drivers follow the same traffic regulations, like …

San Francisco

10 Reasons Why People Who Read a Lot Are More Likely to Be Good Leaders

Reading is currently on a global decline. The statistics and polls behind this pattern are frightening because the shortage of readers means there …

6 Polarizing Differences Between Managers and Leaders

In today's climate, your job title isn't your job. Are you a manager or leader?<p>Whether you run a landscaping business or are a wholesaler for electrical goods, you'll be expected to do your job, mitigate risks, build profit, manage your career profile, and be a worker, manager, and leader for any …

Leadership

Why most definitions of leadership are wrong

What makes someone a leader anyway?<p>Such a simple question, and yet it continues to vex some of the best thinkers in business.<p>We've written several books on leadership, and yet it's a rare thing to actually pause to define leadership.<p><i>Let's start with what leadership is not…</i><p><b>Leadership has nothing to</b> …