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10 New Rules For Brainstorming Without Alienating Introverts

Try this revolving-door policy for your next brainstorm, by letting introverts come and go when they please.<p>The brainstorm is beloved by some and dreaded by many. We live in a world that offers choice for everything from styles of coffee to TV shows to TVs themselves. But when it comes to …

Five Reasons You Should Never Be A Doormat

Five Reasons You Should Never Be A Doormat<p>Some people think that they have to say yes to everyone’s request, even when it’s not convenient. Some …

Indonesia reconsidering TPP plans, eyes bilateral deals | Reuters

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia is interested in pursuing a bilateral economic partnership with the United States after the world’s biggest economy abandoned the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) accord, an Indonesian official said on Wednesday.<p>Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla addresses the United …

Asia

Parenting: 10 Things You Should Not Say to Your children

Parenting: 10 Things You Should Not Say to Your children<p>As a parent you have many responsibilities towards your children apart from their physical …

How to Save Time In the Kitchen

Do you love your kitchen? Want to be more organized? Read this post to know more about how you can be more productive in the kitchen.

Want Fitter, Healthier, And More Productive Kids? Just Start School Later

Enough with the cruel early morning school start times–just let the kids sleep. It’s not their fault–it’s science.<p>School starts way too early. Because early rising times are out of whack with our circadian rhythms, they’re responsible for teenagers not getting enough sleep, and being tired in the …

Teens

Why You're Late for Work All the Time — and How to Fix It

Tips so you'll be at work on time, all the time.<p>The car accident that snarled your commute, the alarm that didn’t go off, the burning need to respond …

Here’s What Happens in Your Brain When Your Life Flashes Before Your Eyes

It’s a well-known trope in movies, books, and pretty much any other form of storytelling where the protagonist has a near-death experience: At the …

Consciousness

The Dalai Lama explains the most effective way to deal with your anger

Anger is something we all experience, but it is an incredibly difficult challenge to deal with our anger in a constructive way.<br>That’s why it’s useful …

Mindfulness

What your brain structure says about your personality

From toe length to handwriting and sleeping position, there have been countless studies linking various features with specific personality traits. …

The Brain

Why You Can’t Stop Waking Up in the Middle of the Night

Prolonged restlessness can have a profound effect on your body.<p>Everyone wakes up a little during the night as your brain moves through its sleep cycles; usually you just roll over and don't remember it at all. But sometimes you completely wake up and are left staring down the numbers on the clock, …

A recruiter analyzed results from 3000 tech interviews to find the most successful candidate traits

<i>Aline Lerner is co-founder and CEO of interviewing.io, a platform for hiring vetted, senior software engineers. This post originally appeared at interviewing.io blog.</i><p>The first blog post I published that got any real attention was called “Lessons from a year’s worth of hiring data.“ It was my …

Employment

10 Backwards Words That Ended Up In The Dictionary

If a palindrome is a word that reads the same backwards as forwards, then a <i>semordnilap</i> is a word that spells out a different word when read …

Language

Four cautionary lessons about education technology

There is no denying that governments around the world are expanding investments in education technology, from inputs that students use directly (like …

Education Technology

5 Mantras to Help You Become Calm and Confident

Can one simple phrase actually make a difference in your life? According to Sherianna Boyle, the answer is most definitely yes. She is the author of</i> …

How Being Selfish in the Morning Leads to a More Productive Workday

In order to be successful, it is essential to make progress against your top priorities before responding to other people’s requests.<p>This means …

Elon Musk could soon share more on his plan to help humans keep up with AI

In nearly the same breath as he shared updates on his plans to dig tunnels, Elon Musk also noted he’s looking to hopefully share more on his progress with developing a “neural lace” next month. That’s a technical term for direct cortical interface, and it’s something that the SpaceX and Tesla CEO …

6 Keys To Giving Positive Feedback That Drives Better Results | Inc.com

If you want to create a culture of continuous improvement, then create a culture of recognition. Everyone wants to come to work to do a good job, very few people are just doing it for the money, and if we can find ways to recognize them to feed their self-esteem, it will encourage them to continue …

Self-esteem

Neuroscience of Joy: 4 Things Guaranteed to Brighten your Mood

For everyone, there are times when a dark cloud just seems to be following you around. You may not even even know why. While we don’t mean to …

The Science Of Gender: No, Men Aren't From Mars And Women From Venus

Testosterone Rex is extinct.<p>That's the central conclusion of a fascinating new book by University of Melbourne psychologist Cordelia Fine. Testosterone Rex: Myths of Sex, Science, and Society hit the bookstores Tuesday.<p>"Testosterone Rex" is a nickname for the view that women and men are essentially …

Fish

I trained myself to be less busy — and it dramatically improved my life

My overwhelming schedule left me exhausted and empty. Here’s how I fought back.<p>I am a robot, programmed to obliterate my to-do list. During the day, I direct a research laboratory, write papers, and teach classes as a professor of psychology at the University of Arizona. Come 4:30 pm, I run a kid …

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6 Simple Tips To Help You Make Friends

6 Simple Tips To Help You Make Friends<p>Making Friends<p>You want to have (more) friends but think yourself too shy? Or maybe you simply want to get …

How to Be an Exceptional Leader: Advice From a Navy SEAL | Inc.com

If you're even a semi-regular reader of mine, by now you know I love the reality series <i>The Selection: Special Operations Experiment</i>, which airs Thursday nights at 10 p.m. EST on History. (Or you can catch up on the show's site.) Thirty people with no military background undertake extreme physical …

Leadership

A 4-Step Regimen for Setting Goals That Always Moves You Forward

When you set lofty goals, even failure produces little wins.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you read certain self-help literature, you may get the impression that some people don’t have any goals in life. Even worse -- you may be one of those people.<p>In actuality, …

How to ace every exam you ever take

Mocks are over and the Easter holidays are on the horizon, which means the number of parents fretting over their children’s revision schedules – and whether they’ll get the grades they need – is growing apace. For many, a place at Oxbridge is the desired reward for that hard work. It might seem …

List-Worthy

Want the Courage to Step Outside Your Comfort Zone? Try This One Simple Trick. | Inc.com

<i>The material in this post is adapted from my new book</i> Reach: A New Strategy to Help You Step Outside Your Comfort Zone, Rise to the Challenge, and Build Confidence​ <i>(launching January 24, 2017 with Penguin Random House).</i><p>We often feel helpless in situations outside our comfort zone. But what I've …

Penguin Random House

Study suggests grading leniency is result rather than cause of low grading reliability

Professors love to hate grade inflation, saying course marks aren’t as meaningful as they used to be. A new paper makes the case that easy grading is …

What marijuana really does to your body and brain

Marijuana's official designation as a Schedule 1 drug— something with "no currently accepted medical use" — means it's pretty tough to study.<p>Yet a growing body of research and numerous anecdotal reports link cannabis with several health benefits, including pain relief and the potential to help with …