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Mindfulness and Creativity

Do mindfulness meditation techniques make people more creative?<p>Meditation techniques are quite old. Almost every religion has developed processes to help people to calm their minds and to tune out distractions from the outside world. In the past 20 years, there has been a growing recognition that …

Mindfulness

Successful Entrepreneurs Have These 5 Traits in Common

This Entrepreneur.com "best read'' was originally posted Oct. 28, 2014<p>Were you born to be an entrepreneur? Being successful requires a mix of characteristics that are both innate and learned. However, there are a few characteristics many phenomenal entrepreneurs have in common—and it’s not always …

Innovation: A How-To Guide from Business Disruption Expert Roger Martin

<b>Roger Martin:</b> Design thinking in my view is the productive combination of analytical thinking and intuitive thinking that enables you to both exploit …

Astronaut shares stunning photos of Earth from space

NASA astronaut Jeff Williams spent 534 days in space, setting a new record for the space agency. While there, Williams snapped pictures of earth from his own 'bird's eye view'.<p>And the photos are out of this world!<p>He shared his enthusiasm about sharing his time in space via photography in a NASA …

Space Exploration

Samsung Addresses Note 7 Customer Concerns in Video Message Apology

Amid a global recall of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones which have been identified as a potential fire hazard, Samsung has taken the unusual step of directly addressing customers in a video message posted on its website.<p>In the video, Samsung America president and COO Tim Baxter admits that "we did …

Fight stress, boost productivity with single-tasking

You've got a smartwatch on your wrist, Siri in your palm, and emails notifications popping up on your computer screen all day long. Nope, you're not the only one who's been trying to master multi-tasking all these years.<p>Yet, the truth is our brains can't actually multi-task. Why?<p>Our minds are …

OLBlog

The main serial killer of startups and SMEs is a bad execution. A business without a plan is like a ship without navigation systems. Eventually, it …

9 things successful people almost never do on their lunch break

Back in school, lunch was always a pretty great time. The cafeteria might have only served cardboard-flavored pizza, but at least you got a break from classes and the chance to talk to your friends.<p>In the working world, however, this midday meal often takes a backseat. In fact, lunch breaks are …