Jana K

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Secrets of the Creative Brain

A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.<p>As a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who studies creativity, I’ve had the pleasure of working …

Sunni militants carve trail through Western Iraq

Sunni militants have blitzed through the vast desert of western Iraq, capturing four towns and three border crossings and deepening the predicament of the Shiite-led government in Baghdad led by Nouri al-Maliki.<p>The latest military victories — including two border posts captured Sunday, one along …

Christiane Amanpour: This Might Be 'The End of Iraq as We Know It' | The Takeaway | WNYC

The world is facing a nightmare scenario in Iraq and across the Middle East, according to veteran journalist Christiane Amanpour, chief international …

Middle East

Stop 'Listening' And Start Anticipating Your Customers' Needs

Listening is overrated when it comes to creating an exceptional customer experience. Your customers will only tell you what they think they need, but how you meet their unexpressed needs makes all the difference. As a communication expert, I focus on what leaders have to say and how they say it. …

Why It's Never Too Late to Become a Leader | Inc.com

<i>This article is an adapted excerpt from the author's book, Do Lead.</i><p>I meet a lot of people who hear a call to leadership, but who are perplexed about how to get started.<p>Where's the right place to begin? When's the best time to start? Which is the most appropriate opportunity to take? In the last …

Leadership

10 Phrases Great Speakers Never Say | Inc.com

While it's really hard to immediately win over a crowd, it's really easy for a speaker to lose the room within the first few minutes of a presentation.<p>To make sure you don't lose your audience, here's Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten, serial entrepreneur and founder of TwitterCounter and The Next Web, …

Public Speaking