Kristin ONeil

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Schools will teach 'soft skills' from 2017, but assessing them presents a challenge

When students go back to school in January 2017 there will be some significant changes to their timetables. As well as learning areas like English, …

These Skills Are Hard To Learn But Pay Off For The Rest of Your Life

<i>“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”</i> — <b>Ralph Waldo Emerson</b><p>The ability to expand your mind …

How to Filter and Purify Water | The Art of Manliness

For most folks in the developed world, getting a drink of safe, clean, palatable drinking water is as easy as turning on the tap.<p>Outside of the …

35 Laundry Tips and Tricks That Everyone Should Know

The words "laundry day" strike fear in even the bravest of hearts. Still, it simply has to happen — but it doesn't have so bad! We've rounded up the …

20 Essential Books, Podcasts, TED Talks & Blog Posts for Every Stage of Your Career

4 Ways to Become a Better Learner

The CEO sitting across from me is explaining how he and the other executives of a telecommunications firm were caught off guard by a new technology that disrupted the firm’s business. “We did not see WhatsApp coming,” he says, shaking his head. He wants to increase his capacity to learn, to spot …

19 Signs You're Emotionally Intelligent (And Why It Matters for Your Career)

Uncover 20 signs you're emotionally intelligent and how it has the ability to influence your career.

5 Rules for Getting Along with Anyone

There are times when you want to lash out at someone who makes your life miserable. Perhaps a work colleague or your closest intimate partner is …

Psychology

What to Do First When Managing Former Peers

<i>STEVEN MOORE FOR HBR</i><p>You just learned that you’ve been promoted and will now be managing a team of your former peers — exciting news! That is, until the moment you realize that your good fortune means disappointment for your coworkers who didn’t get the job. When you’re promoted over people who have …

7 Ways to Go From a Boss to a Leader

Many people view the terms “boss” and “leader” as interchangeable — but they are vastly different. To determine which one you are, I encourage you to …

7 Books Millennials Can Read to Rise Above Our Peers

<i>‘Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.’ – Harry S. Truman</i>If you’re anything like me, reading can feel more like a chore than a …

Self-improvement

8 Google Maps Hacks That Will Change The Way You Travel

We knew Google Maps could show us the world. But we didn't know the app could pull quite so many game-changing travel tricks.<p>From booking a black car to planning a ski route, this little tool is primed to completely revamp the way we travel. Here are some of the smartest Google Maps hacks to enjoy …

Maps

100 Leadership Quotes I’m Memorizing by End of 2015

While some collect coins, spoons, stamps, I am an avid collector of quotes and books. Since I was 15, I have collected thousands of quotes. Two years …

Earth's Dashboard Is Flashing Red—Are Enough People Listening?

As scientists and much of the public differ on the causes of climate change, the planet keeps getting warmer … and the effects are adding up.<p>Scientists are having trouble convincing the public that people are changing the climate.<p>A Pew Research Center survey, released last week as part of a broader …

4 Exercises to Lift Your Boobs

Get ready to bust a move—and boost your bust.<p>Nothing short of surgery or gaining body fat can actually increase the size of your breasts. As for making them <i>look</i> bigger, well, that's why the chunk of change we spend on bras each year is larger than the GDP of Iceland.<p>Push-ups and padding aren't your …

20 Creative Headboards That Make a Major Statement

These are not your basic backdrops.<p>The most important design decision in your bedroom is the headboard. After all, it's the focal point and can change the vibe of a room instantly. Whether you want to elevate your space, make it cozier, or add some serious color, these ideas will get your creative …

4 Stories Great Leaders Tell To Engage Their People

German novelist and playwright Gustav Freytag wanted to understand how storytelling impacted the human psyche. He wondered, “What makes a story so engaging that it changes a person’s behavior?” After studying William Shakespeare’s work, Freytag designed a map of storytelling—a key that explained …

Why Emotionally Intelligent People Make More Money

A recent study shows those who are in tune with their colleagues’ emotions may be more financially successful.<p>The workplace should be a professional environment: tough, efficient, and free from emotion, right? Wrong.<p>The old adage about leaving your emotions at the door before stepping into the …

Mindfulness Can Literally Change Your Brain

The business world is abuzz with mindfulness. But perhaps you haven’t heard that the hype is backed by hard science. Recent research provides strong evidence that practicing non-judgmental, present-moment awareness (a.k.a. mindfulness) changes the brain, and it does so in ways that anyone working …

The Neuroscience Of Emoticons

Yes, there is one. 🙂<p>It’s hard to say for sure when the first emoticon appeared–some see one as far back as 1862, in the transcript of a speech by Abraham Lincoln–but its digital birth is typically dated to September 19, 1982. That’s when computer scientist Scott Fahlman of Carnegie Mellon …

Neuroscience

5 industries that millennials are destroying

There’s a lot to be said for watching demographic shifts as you craft your long-term investing strategy.<p>And while Baby Boomer stocks like health care …

Student Finance

Managing a Team Across 5 Time Zones

<i>It’s 5:00 pm at my house in Nederland, Colorado, and I remember that I have a 6:00-7:30 pm team meeting. I need to plan the family dinner around it. I head to the kitchen to prep a chicken and vegetables, timing them so they will roast and rest during my meeting and we can sit down to eat as soon</i> …

Warriors weigh deal for Kevin Love

The Minnesota Timberwolves are seeking a future first-round pick from the Golden State Warriors in addition to the rights to prized marksman Klay …

5 Fitness Moves To Take on The Road

Stay fit with these hotel-room friendly exercises.<p>Founder of the SLVRBK mat and C.H.E.K certified holistic health practitioner, Steve Macari specializes in digestive health, detoxification and stress management, as well as customized nutrition and holistic lifestyle programs for people of all ages. …

Now You Can 3D Print Flexible Statement Jewelry

Get pumped: 3D printed jewelry just got a heck of a lot more wearable—think effortlessly flexible, fluid, and comfortable (finally!). That’s what you get with Kinematics, a stunning 3D printed jewelry line and corresponding customization app from the design studio Nervous System. And while the …

Why Men Should Give a Damn About Appearance

You can talk all you want about fashion, but most men still won't give a damn.<p>That's partly because there's a lot of silly, useless information out there that confuses, and as a society we've tried to push the mantra -- it matters how you perform, not how you look.<p>And yes, in a perfect world that …