Shirin Abvabi

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Poor Performers Underperform for These 10 Reasons--and It's Not What You Think

Poor performers can be draining, but you can course-correct if you set the correct course.<p>Anyone that has ever managed people (or that has worked in a team) knows how frustrating/exhausting it can be to have a poor performer in the midst. If that person(s) goes unaddressed, it's horrendous for …

Here Are The Stunning New Illustrations For Neil Gaiman's “American Gods”

We spoke to artist Daniel Egnéus about his designs for Neil Gaiman's American Gods Quartet.

The 25 best museums in America, RANKED

According to the US government, there are upwards of 35,000 museums in America. For comparison, there are about 13,000 Starbucks across the country.<p>These thousands of museums are filled with countless works of priceless art, historical artifacts, and natural marvels. But, which museums are the best?<p>…

11 Habits Of Ridiculously Likeable People

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few--the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented. It's easy to fall prey to this misconception.<p>When I speak to smaller audiences, I often ask …

Body Language

50 Years After His Death, Architect’s Buildings Are Still Shaping History

Seventeen projects designed by Le Corbusier have been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List.<p>Le Corbusier, the pioneering modernist architect who is lionized for his ideas as much as his buildings, got another boost this week when his body of work joined the ranks of cultural landmarks like the …

Le Corbusier

Brits Are Wearing This Tiny Accessory to Stand Against Post-Brexit Racism

Just a little way of saying, "I'm not a terrible person."<p>If you're planning a trip to the UK to take advantage of the newly beneficial exchange rate, you're not alone. The tanking pound means travel expenses are way down, and you're probably going to be able to find a few relative steals in the …

How Georgia O'Keeffe left her cheating husband for a mountain: 'God told me if I painted it enough, I could have it'

<b>A new exhibition of paintings by Georgia O’Keeffe will shine a light on an odd, obsessive artist</b><p>In 1929, aged 41, Georgia O’Keeffe took a trip to New Mexico. By then, with the help of her husband, Alfred Stieglitz – an influential photographer and manager of the first modern art gallery in the …

Brain.fm Uses An Artificial Intelligence to Improve Your Brain Function

Music has been around in one form or another throughout the world for as long as anyone can remember. Some people listen to music to relax, others to …

18 Charts For Better, Healthier Snacking

Step up your snack game with some quick 'n' easy recipes and ideas.

EU REFERENDUM: A SHOCK BREXIT RESULT MADE CAMERON RESIGN AND MARKETS FALL INTO CHAOS

<b>0901 — THANK YOU FOR JOINING US ON OUR THIRD LIVE BLOG</b><p>Business Insider has been live blogging for over 24 hours. Please keep checking out the website for breaking stories and analysis on the Brexit fallout.<p><b>0852 — CARNEY SPEAKS: "WE ARE PREPARED" FOR MARKET VOLATILITY AND UNCERTAINTY</b><p>BoE governor's …

Great Britain

26 Grown-Up Ice Lollies You Can Make Yourself

Popsicle porn.

You Have to See This Korean Artist's Trippy Makeup Transformations

Am I seeing double?<p>Dain Yoon, a 22-year-old artist from South Korea, creates the most mind-blowing makeup illusions I've ever seen.<p>Here's what's so unique about her work: Using watercolors, Yoon intricately recreates her facial features and body parts, and then turns them into makeup …

Here's What Personal Trainers Actually Eat After A Workout

Get some delicious snack and meal ideas from pros who get just as hangry as you.

Separation Anxiety in Adults (The Cause & How To Cope)

To sustain this free service, we receive affiliate commissions via some of our links. This doesn’t affect rankings. Our review process.<p>Often heard is …

The Inescapable Whiteness of the Stanford Rape Case

"This is how whiteness works. It provides shelter."<p>On June 10, singer Christina Grimmie was shot and killed by a white man who then killed himself. There was no security at Plaza Live, the venue where Grimmie was performing. Orlando police chief John Mina said, in a BuzzFeed interview, "This isn't …

Top 10 Behavioral Interview Questions (And How to Answer Them)

One cliché we’ve all heard is that past behavior predicts future behavior. That may or may not be psychologically sound, but it is the theory behind …

Emotional Intelligence

typeworship: The Golden Secrets of Hand-Lettering.  I saw that...

typeworship:The Golden Secrets of Hand-Lettering. I saw that the super talented <b>Martina Flor</b> has joined the ranks of high-profile typographers and …

Typography

22 Quotes From Salvador Dali That Creatively Inspire Success

For success today, you have to be creative or get passed by. Dali was an expert in thinking differently and teaches you his approach.<p>If you are simply doing business the same as everyone else you are destined for mediocrity. Whether you are a CEO building a company or trying to achieve top …

Illustrator Spotlight: Lisa Kogawa – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Illustrator Lisa Kogawa was born and raised in Japan and is currently living and working in Los Angeles. Really nice variety of styles. More images …

Thought-provoking illustrations showing devastating effects on nature

Environmental issues are the most significant of many problems that we are facing right now. In this post, we are featuring a series of …

10 Things to Watch on Netflix if You Love True Crime

Something to fill your Making a Murderer void.<p>1. <i>Cropsey</i><p>What starts as an investigation into an urban legend about a boogeyman turns into a stunning investigation of Andre Rand, a Staten Island man convicted of kidnapping children. The shaky camera (à la <i>Blair Witch Project</i>) will make you want to …

Every Single Type of Shoe You Need for Summer

Summertime brings sunny days, outdoor cocktails, far-flung travels, and, let's face it, a whole new wardrobe. Aside from the requisite white jeans …

Can Diet Accelerate the Development of Alzheimer’s Disease?

The Western diet or the standard American diet has been recognized as one of the most common food diets in the world. An increasing number of studies …

Alzheimer's Disease

The Feminist Comedy Show Where Men Tell Rape Jokes

Only survivors of abuse are allowed on stage at Rape Is Real and Everywhere, a show touring Canada starting May 15.<p>Hold up, internet. It's true that in almost any imaginable circumstance, the words "men" and "rape jokes" appearing in a headline together is a signal for women to run far, far away. …

Medical Errors Are the Third Leading Cause of Death: Study

Heart disease, then cancer are the leading causes of death for Americans. Chronic lower respiratory diseases like bronchitis and emphysema take third …

The power of meditation: Growing research shows all the ways it's good for us

Everyone seems to meditate: Coworkers plan to vacation at a meditation retreat, friends chat about favorite meditation apps and countless articles praise the practice.<p>Does meditation live up to the hype?<p>“The science is very much in an embryonic state,” says Richard Davidson, founder of the Center …

Mindfulness

What's Good For The Heart Is Good For The Brain

Hoping to keep your mental edge as you get older? Look after your heart, a recent analysis suggests, and your brain will benefit, too.<p>A research team led by Hannah Gardener, an epidemiologist at the University of Miami, analyzed a subset of data from the Northern Manhattan Study, a large, ongoing …

5 Traits Of The Worst Leaders And How To Avoid Them

Carelessness, name-calling, perfectionism: there are about as many terrible leadership traits as there are bad leaders themselves. In case your lunch group isn’t already bemoaning just how common less-than-stellar leaders are, we’ll be the first to break the news: there are a lot of bad leaders …

Every Adult Should Listen Carefully To This Teen's Speech On Rape Culture

“This speech is an outburst and an apology.”<p>Nadia Goldman is no ordinary high school senior.<p>The 18-year-old dropped some serious knowledge about misogyny and sexism in a speech she made this past week at her St. Paul, Minnesota high school. The speech, which Goldman posted on YouTube, is a …

Self-Reflection