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Reward Value, Not Face Time

“My manager expects me to be at my desk from 9 to 5,” a highly successful salesperson lamented during a break at a session I was delivering at a progressive company in Silicon Valley. “I love my job,” she went on, “but I have an hour and fifteen minute commute each way, and it’s just wearing me …

I asked 7 top psychologists to tell me what blows their mind — here are their answers

In May, I flew to Chicago for the Psychological Science convention.<p>If you're at all inclined to nerd out over the study of human behavior (nope, not …

Psychology

16 accidental inventions that changed the world

Other stumble upon a brilliant innovation purely by luck.<p>We should all be grateful that the universe gifted us with these world-changing, accidental inventions.<p><i>Alyson Kreuger and Drake Baer contributed additional research to this article.</i>

Chocolate Chip Cookies

How to Build a Culture of Originality

If there’s one place on earth where originality goes to die, I’d managed to find it. I was charged with unleashing innovation and change in the ultimate bastion of bureaucracy. It was a place where people accepted defaults without question, followed rules without explanation, and clung to …

Leadership

How an Accounting Firm Convinced Its Employees They Could Change the World

It’s a fabled story about a janitor’s exchange with President Kennedy during the early days of NASA: “What do you do?” the president supposedly asked the man with a broom during a visit to Cape Canaveral. “Well, Mr. President, I’m helping to put a man on the moon.”<p>This meeting may not have actually …

Employee Engagement

Why Do Addicts Seek Out Thailand’s ‘Vomit Temple’ for Rehab?

A secluded monastery in Thailand offers free drug rehabilitation, starting with a vomit detox.<p>In America, the widely unregulated industry of treating …

Durham food truck will only employ ex-cons in bid to fight prison recidivism

A new food truck launching later this year in Durham, N.C. will also help people stay out of prison.<p>The truck, called 2econd Helpings, will only …

New York City

The Art of Turning Work into a Game

<i>There’s a new trend taking over the public and corporate sectors - and it has to do with games.</i><p>As unlikely as it sounds, organisational leaders …

Flute

At the Human Library, you check out people instead of books

Google and Apple alum shares the surprising secret to being a good boss

She first tried it at her own software startup. Then, as a long-time director at Google, she studied how the company's leaders created an environment where the joy that people took in their work felt almost tangible. As a faculty member at Apple University, Scott learned how Apple takes a different …

9 Employee Engagement Archetypes

Employment

My life after 44 years in prison

Prison

There Are Three Types Of Innovation. Here’s How To Manage Them

By tailoring the product development process for different kinds of innovations, a firm can give itself the opportunity to generate immediate new product revenues while cultivating future opportunities.<p>Whether they’re dealing in cars or cookies or computers, companies typically struggle with how to …

Innovation

How One Company Reduced Email by 64%

If you’re going to achieve growth in the knowledge economy, your employees need to be able to quickly find people inside and outside the company whose expertise can help them solve critical business problems. That takes a highly effective communication tool.<p>Oh, we already have that, you might say: …

Management

This Company Banned Internal Email for a Week (and Loved It)

An Italian company banned all internal email for a week. Are they on to something?<p>If you brought in experts to figure out what was stressing out your employees, what would they find?<p>A northern Italian home textiles company, Gabel, did just that recently. The interviews with employees uncovered an …

Employment

This innovation is a 'light at the end of the tunnel' for more than 1.3 billion impoverished individuals

Think about the things you couldn't live without.<p>Perhaps the first thing that comes to mind is a luxury item, like a car, smartphone or even a …

This Giant 3-D Printer Prints Entire Houses

Oh, your 3-d printer just prints little gizmos? That’s nice.<p>The Big Delta is a giant 3-D printer big enough to print buildings. It is, says WASP, the Italian company behind it, the biggest 3-D printer in the world, and it is designed to build homes in developing countries.<p>WASP makes smaller …

Looking for ‘Likely’ Cause of Addiction Won’t Get You Far

On Tuesday <i>Huffington Post</i> published an article with the headline, “The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered, and It Is Not What You Think” …

Ten ways autonomous driving could redefine the automotive world

The development of self-driving, or autonomous, vehicles is accelerating. Here’s how they could affect consumers and companies.<p><b>Autonomous vehicles</b> …

Driverless Cars
Flute

Bounce Back - Training and employment of ex offenders

What Davids Can Learn From 3 Examples Of Goliaths Winning

We all love a good David vs. Goliath throwdown. And even when David loses, there are lessons to remember.<p>I love a good “David beats Goliath” story, and it seems that these days, there are plenty to choose from: Netflix humbles Blockbuster, Tesla takes on big car companies, Zynga disrupts video game …

Innovation

How do you market for a social movement not a product?

Drug policy reform has become increasingly mainstream over the last few years. There has been an exodus by those that support the maintenance of a …

10 (Not Entirely Crazy) Theories Explaining the Great Crime Decline

Filed 12:10 p.m.<p>11.24.2014<p>Justice Lab<p>From aging to gentrification to Prozac.<p>Over the course of the 1990s, crime rates dropped, on average, by more …

Brain Scans Predict Who's Likely To Be A Repeat Offender

In research published in the <i>Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences</i>, scientists found brain scans can predict with startling accuracy the likelihood that criminals will run afoul of the law again. The results require serious legal and ethical debate before being introduced into the criminal …

The Many Causes of America’s Decline in Crime

A new report finds that locking up more offenders isn't making people any safer—and may even be counterproductive.<p>The dramatic rise of incarceration and the precipitous fall in crime have shaped the landscape of American criminal justice over the last two decades. Both have been unprecedented. Many …

Crime

Addiction

Disruption for Good

Until recently, someone making a small gift—whether placing a few dollars in a collection basket, sending a check in response to a mail solicitation, …

Innovation