Shamsa Abdulrahman

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Emotional Agility

Sixteen thousand—that’s how many words we speak, on average, each day. So imagine how many unspoken ones course through our minds. Most of them are not facts but evaluations and judgments entwined with emotions—some positive and helpful (<i>I’ve worked hard and I can ace this presentation; This issue</i> …

Map: The Sad State of Global Workplace Engagement

Only 13% of employees worldwide are engaged in their jobs, according to 2011-2012 numbers collected by Gallup. What does that mean for where you live and work?<p>Our map below shows engagement data on the countries polled by Gallup, and includes regional insights into where the problems lie — and how …

Be a Minimally Invasive Manager

<i>So much of what we call management consists in making it difficult for people to work. —Peter Drucker</i><p>One of the hardest things for entrepreneurs to learn is that most of the time, the best thing they can do is get out of the way of the people actually doing the work. That’s the core tenant of what …

Goldman Sachs Decides Restructuring Work Is Possible, After All

Now they tell us. After years of hearing that it was impossible to restructure jobs to make them more doable, guess what? According to The Wall Street Journal, when Goldman Sachs discovered it couldn’t attract and retain the most promising recruits with pay and perks alone, it woke up to the idea …

How to Make Perfect Scrambled Eggs

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Three ways to get your perfect scrambled eggs -- whatever your version of perfection may be.</i><p>Scrambled eggs and toast: sounds like an ascetic breakfast, …

Madoff’s World

Among Bernard Madoff’s many dupes were his closest friends, including two tycoons he loved as surrogate fathers: the late Norman F. Levy—whose girlfriend, supermodel Carmen Dell’Orefice, would lose her life savings—and the prominent philanthropist Carl J. Shapiro. Amid the sobs, screams, and curses …

OracleVoice: How 'Employee Experience' Is HR's Competitive Differentiator http://bit.ly/15SfpXd Much has been made about a major power shift in the marketplace–away from brands and the products they create and toward savvy social customers whose choices and opinions can have a dramatic impact on the bottom line. This shift to the power of the individual is also transforming the relationship between workers and employers.

TED,Education,Technology,Internet,Psychology,Science,Economics,Business,Mental health,Health,Society,Martin Luther King,World news,Religion,Philosophy,Population,Sex,Life and style,Diets and dieting,Health & wellbeing<p>From TED talks to online seminars, video channels crammed with inspirational and …

Sites of the Week: Stripe, Squarespace Stories, Isaac Paavola and more

Today we have awesome websites in our series, suach as Squarespace Stories and Tool of North America. Also take a look at the portfolios of Isaac …

How to Relax Your Mind

Are you stressed or unhappy? Do you need to calm down? Training your mind to relax isn't difficult and can help you feel rested and prepared at any …

10 Decorating Tricks And Secrets For A Perfect Decor

Although a professional could give you useful advice and can also help with all sorts of aspects related to interior décor, we usually prefer to do …

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Naked women in pop videos: art, misogyny or downright cynical?

When David Cameron announced plans for a nationwide internet porn block last month, one question just audible above the hoots of derision from anti-censorship groups centred on whether his plans would extend to an ebook version of Fifty Shades of Grey. Would this literary triumph also be banned? …

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It’s no secret I love flowers – in my apartment, on my desk, or as a pattern on my dress. Pressing fresh flowers is a great way to preserve their natural beauty, and by decorating your phone case with them, you can showcase their vivid colors and add a little touch of nature to an otherwise …

How To Schedule Your Day For Peak Creative Performance

Are you a certified organizational ninja? It’s okay, nobody is–so steal this idea from career kickstarter Amber Rae, who shares her “Work, Play, Fit, Push” framework for getting things done while staying inspired.<p>About four years ago I started working for myself. I wanted the freedom and …

How To Be An Optimist: 10 Habits That'll Help You Look On The Bright Side

It pays to have a sunny disposition.<p>Optimistic people have been shown to have healthier hearts, better stress-management tendencies and lower risk for stroke compared to their glass-half-empty-seeing counterparts.<p>Looking on the bright side is easier said than done, of course. Fortunately, there are …

The hottest French fashion of 2013

Where does a woman who has outgrown the British high street, yet balks at designer prices, shop? Sandro, that's where. Or Maje, or Zadig & Voltaire, …

Why Women Still Can’t Have It All

It’s time to stop fooling ourselves, says a woman who left a position of power: the women who have managed to be both mothers and top professionals are superhuman, rich, or self-employed. If we truly believe in equal opportunity for all women, here’s what has to change.<p>Eighteen months into my job …

Raspberry Lemon Cream Cheese Cupcakes

6 Sweet and Satisfying Sugarless Desserts

Treats that put maple syrup, honey, agave nectar and chocolate front and center—without a grain of white sugar in sight.<p>On the Joys of …