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Why Don't Planets Hit Each Other?

<i>Why don’t planets orbiting the Sun ever hit each other?</i><p>They did! The current solar system is the stable aftermath of a fairly violent growth period, so what we see now is the result of a several-billion-years-long evolution.<p>Many of the objects in the universe didn’t begin their existence in the …

7 Ways to Measure Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence, the measure of which is referred to as EQ, is often compared to our Intelligence Quotient or IQ. But what is the difference? …

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.

6 things you should never do if you want to be happy

It is said the great American president, Abraham Lincoln, once remarked, "Folks are usually about as happy as they make up their minds to be." How …

The Best Approach for Chronic Procrastinators

Don't try to beat procrastination; manage it instead.<p>If you're the type who has struggled to meet deadlines and get started on projects for as long as you can remember, there's no shortage of advice out there for you. From the scientifically validated to the downright odd, there are a million and …

Procrastination

Avoiding Eye Contact

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

Bill Clinton

How to Manage People Who Are Smarter than You

The best managers hire smart people to work for them. But what if your direct reports are smarter than you? How do you manage people who have more experience or more knowledge? How do you coach them if you don’t have the same level of expertise?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> <br>Getting promoted to a job that …

Leadership

6 Surefire Methods for Overcoming Procrastination

Many of us have goals -- a set of deep-down desires that we ultimately want to see realized. Yet, with each passing day, we can't find the energy to move forward. And, as the deadline approaches and passes for achieving our goals, we're no further ahead than where we started. Often, we might even …