Raif Kouteish

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9 Annoying Habits to Banish From Your Life Now

People will want to spend more time with you when you do.<p>Whether it's a friend or family member, the people in your life are not perfect. And frankly, neither are you. Here are several abundantly common behaviors which don't do anyone any good. If any of these habits are yours, the time to stop is …

Pew Research Center

A tribute to Charles Krauthammer

A final, personal conversation on the eternity of Israel, with the greatest columnist of this generation, who passed away Thursday …

Israel

The world’s mega-antisemites

Major areas of this problem include Muslim antisemitism, right and left-wing antisemitism as well as anti-Israelism.<p>Former Malaysian prime minister …

Israel

Charles Krauthammer: ‘How dreams of peace led to Israel’s biggest mistake’

Charles Krauthammer delivering a lecture at Israel’s Bar-Ilan University in 2002. (Yoni Reif)<p>(JTA) — <i>On June 10, 2002, Charles Krauthammer delivered</i> …

Israel

Inspired by Trump, the world could be heading back to the 1930s | Jonathan Freedland

You’ll remember Godwin’s law, which holds that the longer an online debate goes on, the likelier it is that someone will mention Hitler or the Nazis. It was an amusing observation and one that served a useful purpose, guarding against hyperbole and fatuous comparison. Except last August, as the …

Donald Trump

4 Things Every Person With Diabetes Needs To Know About Ketones

Here's what ketones are, and why keeping tabs on them could save your life.<p>If you have diabetes, you've surely heard about the importance of checking your blood sugar regularly. But you should also pay attention to ketones, especially if you have type 1 diabetes or have type 2 and use insulin. …

Diabetes

Author who studies millionaires: 240 minutes a day separates the rich from everyone else

There are 1,440 minutes in each day. That is the one common denominator we all share. With respect to time, we are all on equal footing. And most …

Self-improvement

Think Hoodies Are the Uniform of Entrepreneurs? According to This Yale Study, Your Wardrobe Needs an Upgrade

Think hoodies and suits are interchangeable? According to a Yale University study, dressing well can have tangible impacts on your business.<p>As an entrepreneur, chances are high that you've got a lot on your plate, and adding to that laundry list with dressing well may seem like yet another …

Entrepreneurship

The Best Mentors Ask These 8 Questions

An essential part of being a good mentor is asking the right questions. Here’s a cheat sheet to get you started.<p>It’s hard to deny that good mentors are important. The best workplaces have formal programs to develop mentoring relationships. LinkedIn has even launched a feature to help you find one. …

Leadership

6 Smart Ways People With Emotional Intelligence Respond When Their Buttons Are Pushed

hen conflicts flare at your workplace, how do you respond?<p>Everyone has a "drama" story at work. What's yours?<p>In a previous company, I vividly recall a senior executive marching down the hall spewing expletives on his way to wage war with a middle manager. An ongoing issue boiled over, and this VP …

Emotional Intelligence

The mystery of where Earth's water came from deepens

WASHINGTON (AP) — The mystery of where Earth's water came from got murkier Wednesday when some astronomers essentially eliminated one of the chief suspects: comets.<p>Over the past few months, the European Space Agency's Rosetta space probe closely examined the type of comet that some scientists …

Astronomy

Is Trump Becoming a Dictator? He's Already Showing 7 of 10 Notable Signs

Click here for reuse options! Our president represents the threat to democracy many feared upon his shocking election.President Donald Trump may fail …

11 behaviors that indicate you're a 'problem employee'

Problem employees aren't just irritating, they can also be financially draining for a business. Research shows that these employees can cost an …

Subpar

7 Smart Habits of Bosses That Show Emotional Intelligence

They make room daily for laughter and joy, and aren't afraid of expressing frustration, uncertainty or sadness. In short, they're human.<p>The best boss I've ever worked for did what any good leader with a high degree of emotional intelligence (EQ) does: He invested in my development. In short, he set …

Emotional Intelligence

More stents may reduce chances of survival: study

Too many stents in a person’s heart can increase chances of death, and doctors need to restrict them to blockages linked to heart disease, says a …

The Endocannabinoid System - How Cannabis Affects The Human Body

How Cannabis Affects The Human Body<p><b>The legal cannabis</b> movement started in San Francisco in the early 1990’s when it was discovered that cannabis …

Can and will Iran strike Israel?

Israel today has fewer people and resources than Iraq had in the 1980s, but Iran knows that Israel is a regional power with a formidable …

How Can You Really Tell Someone Is an Exceptional Leader? Ask This 1 Simple Question

The answer is an eye-opener.<p>Have you ever thought about the essence of true leadership? How exactly do you define it?<p>Better yet, how do you simply become a good leader in your office or business -- enough so that your employees, peers, and customers will respect you?<p>The answer comes down to a …

Work from Home

Why Insulin Is a New Suspect in Alzheimer's Disease

Johnson and Johnson recently announced that it was halting a clinical trial for a new Alzheimer’s drug after safety issues emerged. This latest …

Science Says Kindness Can Make You a Better Leader. Here Are 3 Reasons Why

How you impact people depends on how you treat them.<p>We live in a world with a lot of disagreement. And, in my opinion, that's okay. Varying, even opposing, perceptions and ideas often lead us to the greatest results--both in life, and at work. However, I recently witnessed a small dispute between a …

Leadership

Atherosclerosis: Could there be a best time of day for medication?

For the first time, scientists find that circadian rhythm influences the biology of atherosclerosis, which is a condition that could lead to heart …

How Serotonin Regulates Different Body Functions

The neurotransmitter serotonin (sometimes called <i>5-HT</i> because of its chemical name, 5-hydroxytryptamine) is a substance that occurs naturally in your …

Digestion

How to Look Like the Smartest Person in Every Meeting

Try these great tips to stand out in your next meeting.<p>My work as an executive leadership coach often has me shadowing the people I'm coaching. And that means sitting in a lot of meetings--as many as seven or eight a day. And I've come to realize that there's always one person who stands out, who …

Communicate

The Best Ways to Stay Focused at Work, According to Highly Successful Business People

Beat distraction for good.<p>In today’s microwave society—where more data is created in one year than the last 5,000 years—it’s a herculean task to stay …

Offer Gaza a Marshall Plan in exchange for demilitarization

The battle for international public opinion is raging.<p>A female Palestinian demonstrator during a protest against US embassy move to Jerusalem, at the …

Editor's Notes: Changing the Gaza paradigm

Is there a way for the next round to be avoided?<p>Smoke rises following an Israeli air strike in Gaza May 29, 2018. (photo credit: SUHAIB SALEM / …

American health-care workers are committing suicide in unprecedented numbers

As America focuses on one epidemic — the opioid crisis — another goes entirely ignored. American health-care workers are dying by suicide in …

The man whose medical condition limits him to two emotions: fear and anger

Stephen has been married twice. Two wedding days. Two <i>I dos</i>. Yet Stephen has no happy memories from either—or, in fact, from the marriages or any of his relationships.<p>He met his first wife on a pre-nursing course when he was just 16. Six years later, they were married. Three years after that, they …

Psychology

No. 1 Reason People Fail at Long Distance Job Search

Here's why it's next to impossible to get a job in another city, state, or country today.<p>Finding a job is no easy task. Yet, finding a job in another city, state, or even country is far worse! Why? You aren't physically there to be available to go on interviews, attend networking events, or set up …

Employment

Want More People to Pay Attention to Your Content? Neuroscience Says Do This

Neuroscience says we're built to like feedback, novelty, and control in our media.<p>You have a message. A fantastic one. But as global business gets more and more competitive, if you don't approach your content the right way, you'll be about as effective in getting that message out as a butter knife …

Branding