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8 Ways Neuroscience Can Improve Your Presentations | Inc.com

Over the past few decades, enormous amounts of effort (and dollars) have gone into understanding how the mind works. This is good news for you, especially when it comes to public speaking, which requires getting into the minds (and hearts) of an audience. Neuroscience research offers loads of …

Harvard

Near death, explained

New science is shedding light on what really happens during out-of-body experiences — with shocking results.<p>In 1991, Atlanta-based singer and songwriter Pam Reynolds felt extremely dizzy, lost her ability to speak, and had difficulty moving her body. A CAT scan showed that she had a giant artery …

8 Ways Tech Has Completely Rewired Our Brains

Technology has altered human physiology. It makes us think differently, feel differently, even dream differently. It affects our memory, attention …

5 Fascinating Brain Tricks Publishers Use To Get You To See Their Ads

Media tracking firm comScore estimates that nearly half of internet display ads are not viewable, meaning that people can't see them either because they are loaded in places that don't show up on their screens or because publishers fraudulently serve layers of ads behind the page shown to the …

The Brain

Left brain vs. Right brain (Mercedes-Benz advertisement x)

<i>Left brain vs. Right brain (Mercedes-Benz advertisement x)</i><p><i>I am the left brain. I am a scientist. A mathematician. I love the familiar. I categorize. I am accurate. Linear. Analytical. Strategic. I am practical. Always in control. A master of words and language. Realistic. I calculate equations and play with numbers. I am order. I am logic. I know exactly who I am.</i><p><i>I am the right brain. I am creativity. A free spirit. I am passion. Yearning. Sensuality. I am the sound of roaring laughter. I am</i> …

Forgetting Is An Actively Controlled Process In The Brain

A study of genetically-modified roundworms has turned up a protein that is involved in eroding memory.<p>When it comes to maintaining sanity, forgetting is at least as important as remembering. Without it, the constant stream of stimuli--faces on the street, words read, items glanced at--would quickly …

How to Implement Earned Value

Earned Value (EV) is one of the most sophisticated and accurate methods for measuring and controlling project schedules and budgets. Earned value has …

£100m fund will support supply chain reshoring

Written by: Laura Hopperton | Published:<p>The government is offering £100million worth of support to help UK manufacturers reshoring work to the UK.<p>The …

Reshoring of EU manufacturing

© lovebeer<p>Rising costs in formerly low-cost countries and the need for jobs in developed countries has recently brought reshoring – bringing back …

China – It’s in the Cards

I love it when today’s politics and current events end up in popular television. I recently finished the second season of Netflix’s House of Cards …

Walmart And 3D Systems Work To Rebuild Mfg. Jobs

Both Walmart and 3D Systems announced initiatives yesterday that will hopefully bring about new manufacturing jobs or reshore some production in the …

Mid-Sized Manufacturers Continue Growth Expectations In 2014

Prime Advantage, the leading buying consortium for midsized manufacturers, announced the findings of its sixth annual Group CFO Survey, revealing …

Reshoring: A Key Strategy Facing Present And Future Manufacturers

In the past several decades, global competitiveness has driven industries of all types to pursue a labor cost reduction model. The trend in North …

Ford Reshoring Truck Production From Mexico To Ohio

Ford Motor Co. has announced its intent to build its F-650 and F-750 medium-duty trucks at its Avon Lake, Ohio, plant, rather than one in Mexico. The …

MIT Report Identifies Keys to New American Innovation (and Jobs) - Supply Chain 24/7

<b>Figure 1: Scaling up</b> <i>Adapted from Figure 2.1, “The four stages of energy innovation,” page 11, in Richard K. Lester and David M. Hart, Unlocking</i> …

Top U.S. manufacturers returning jobs back to states from China

American corporations that off-shored manufacturing to China for two decades are bringing jobs home.<p>A decade ago, jobs were on a nearly one-way …

Evaluating When to Kill a Project - What Criteria Do You Use? | The Fast Track

<b>It happens to all of us. Sometimes, the right way to fix a project is to cancel it. Making the decision to do so, though, has to be more than a gut</b> …

Project Success Blog - KeyedIn Projects

At KeyedIn Projects, we regularly hear hostility towards senior managers and the roles they should play in projects. Some project managers are quite …

8 Rules for Smooth Meetings

<b>Rules are the glue to effective and efficient meetings</b><p>Do you dread the word <i>meeting</i>? Do you find they’re a time waster? This is common problem in lots …

6 Ways Effective Listening Can Make You A Better Leader

When employees say they want their voices to be heard, they are really saying they want leaders who will not just hear them, but really listen to them. As employees seek more attention, feedback and support, leaders must become more mindful of individual needs in order to more effectively inspire …

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Square Market Partners With Coinbase To Accept Bitcoin

In the sci-fi show <i>Almost Human</i>, everyone has a bitcoin wallet. More and more places to spend bitcoin means that could become a reality, and popular indie merchant mobile payment provider Square is the latest to accept the cryptocurrency.<p>In an announcement today on their blog, which isn’t an April …

What Tokyo Looked Like in 1945

How To Run The Best Virtual Meeting Ever

<i>My colleague Ken Perlman shares his tricks for running incredibly effective and enjoyable meetings – from 3,000 miles away.</i><p>In this time of decreasing travel budgets and increasing demands and constraints on participants’ time, one big question looms: How can people around the world connect and work …

Winners of the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards, Part I

The Sony World Photography Awards have announced the winners of their Open, Youth, and National Award competitions today. The winners were selected from over 70,000 entries submitted by photo enthusiasts and amateurs from across the world. Overall winners and the judging of the final categories are …

The Cyclist’s Empire: A New Print of the Empire State Building Made from Bicycle Tracks | Colossal

<p>The Cyclist’s Empire is the latest cycling-inspired print from the folks over at 100 Copies who print (as you might have guessed) only 100 copies of …

Base Jumping and ‘High Fashion’ Meet in this Adrenaline–Fueled Shoot

What happens when you combine base-jumping with fashion models? Well, you end up with this. Teaming up with photographer Noah Bahnson, fashion model …

47 Stunning Photographs Of People From Around The World

Proof that beauty comes in all colors.<p><i>CORRECTION: The last photo has been replaced with a person whose natural skin tone wasn't altered. h/t Dominie Dirtch for pointing this out. (3/16/14)</i><p>Special thanks to all the photographers for allowing me to showcase their beautiful work.

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