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4 Toxic Leadership Phrases You Probably Say Daily

They might seem harmless, but these words and phrases tell employees that you're not a people-focused leader.<p>As leaders, our language defines us. Literally.<p>In a new report, the behavioral analytics platform Mattersight analyzed at least 10 minutes of public speaking engagements from well-known …

Leadership

Want to Learn Almost Anything in 5 Minutes and Remember It Forever? Here's How

Y Combinator's Michael Nielsen uses a grade school tool to powerfully enhance his learning and retention skills.<p>If you're struggling to master a complex topic, a new language, or anything else that seems to strain your brain, Michael Nielsen has a suggestion for you: Try flashcards. Nielsen is a …

Language Learning

En 5 años, al menos 106 mil armas provenientes de EU estuvieron relacionadas con crímenes en México

Un reporte del Center for American Progress dio datos sobre cómo las armas provenientes de Estados Unidos han alimentado la violencia en México.<p>De …

9 habits of unsuccessful people

<b>• Nobody's perfect — most of us have picked up a bad habit or two at some point.</b><p><b>• Most of the time, a bad habit won't wreck your whole life.</b><p><b>• Still, it's probably best to avoid these success-sabotaging tendencies.</b><p>Bad habits may not seem like a big deal on their own, but sometimes they can seriously …

Self-help

18 Uncomfortable Things You Need to Do If You Don’t Want to Regret 2018

When you look back on the past year, don’t think of the pain you felt. Think of the strength you gained, and appreciate how far you’ve come. You’ve …

Happiness

What Makes a Genius? The World's Greatest Minds Have One Thing in Common

Being a genius is different than merely being supersmart. Smart people are a dime a dozen, and many of them don’t amount to much. What matters is …

Creativity

14 Netflix Series And Movies That Will Totally @#$%&! You Up

If Black Mirror wasn't enough for you, here are some picks with more nightmares, disturbing visions, and very weird plots.<p><i>This post was translated from Portuguese.</i>

The Best Movies Of 2017

It’s always tempting to try to draw some State Of The Movies judgments when considering the best films of the year. But, honestly, 2017 was such a chaotic year — in the world and at the movies — that it might be best to stay away from that impulse. 2017 at the movies was all about superheroes and …

Star Wars

18 Reasons You Should Consider Licensing Your Product Ideas | Inc.com

When I took an art class on a lark in college, I discovered how much I loved being creative. Bringing my ideas to life didn't feel like work -- far from it. The experience was downright magical. If I could do this for a living, I'd never work a day in my life, I realized. After I left, began …

Licensing

Science Has Just Uncovered the World's Easiest Hack for Faster Learning | Inc.com

We've all spent a minimum of a decade in formal education, so you'd think that in all that time, we'd have at least mastered the most basic principles of how to study efficiently. But study after study shows that's not true. Many of the best scientifically validated tips and tricks for faster …

Study Skills

The mystery of the baby in the box

<b>Robin was 13 when he found out he was adopted. Later he was told he had been abandoned - left in a box on London's Oxford Street. Now 74, he has spent most of his life wondering who left him and why. But thanks to DNA, and the dogged detective work of one of his daughters, he finally has some</b> …

Genealogy

3 Biggest Ways Blockchain Will Change Society | Inc.com

The potential of blockchain stretches far beyond and high above any of the buzz you hear surrounding cryptocurrency trading profits and initial coin offering deals. The long term, 25-year view of the technology persuasively explains how its core features show the promise to serve, if implemented …

Blockchain

Scientists Have Found a Way to Help You Learn New Skills Twice as Fast

Yes please.<p>The key to learning a new motor skill - such as playing the piano or mastering a new sport - isn't necessarily how many hours you spend …

I'm a recruiter, and there are 34 words and phrases that you can put on your resume to show any hiring manager you're a leader

One of the most common types of people I work with are those aiming to elevate their brand messaging to more loudly announce, "I'm one hell of a leader!" as they change jobs.<p>It's one thing to be good at tasks, projects, and areas of specialization, but if you're aspiring to manage teams, you simply …

Employment
Mental Health

Ten Things To Add To Your Resume -- And Ten To Remove Immediately

Most people don’t like their resumes. I don’t blame them! Most resumes are weak. They are boring, and they all sound alike.<p>Most resumes are lame because they are written in an awful language that’s only used for resumes and company policy memos. I call this language Corporate Zombie Speak. It is …

Framing

The quantum internet is just a decade away — here's what you need to know

The word "quantum" sounds so advanced and complex that people tend to get hyped up about anything attached to it. While not every quantum breakthrough elicits a positive response, in the case of a so-called quantum internet, people have a reason to be excited.<p>In the simplest of terms, a quantum …

Quantum Computing

Mediocrity Is a Virus. Here's How to Banish It Completely | Inc.com

Little things become big things.<p>When you justify and allow even little things into your life which your intuition warns you against, you permit a virus to enter your life. It spreads to other areas.<p>When you introduce a change to any system, you simultaneously change the whole system. The other …

Self-improvement

30 Logos and Marks by Graphic Designer Ilya Shapko

Ilya Shapko’s portfolio includes some inspiring logos and marks that have been created for a variety of clients.Ilya Shapko is a Saratov, Russia …

Graphic Design

How a NASA Spacecraft May Help Aliens Find Earth

The pulsar maps on the Voyager probes pinpoint our location in the galaxy—even as some experts debate the pros and cons of signaling ET.<p>Forty years ago, we sent a map to Earth sailing deep into the cosmos.<p>Copies of this map are etched into each of the twin Voyager spacecraft, which launched in the …

'Frankenstein dinosaur' mystery solved

<b>Scientists have solved the puzzle of the so-called "Frankenstein dinosaur", which seems to consist of body parts from unrelated species.</b><p>A new study suggests that it is in fact the missing link between plant-eating dinosaurs, such as <i>Stegosaurus</i>, and carnivorous dinosaurs, like <i>T. rex</i>.<p>The finding …

Paleontology

Memories of fear could be permanently erased, study shows

Research in mice reveals a new approach to wiping memories from the brain, demonstrating that specific memories can be weakened or strengthened<p>The eternal sunshine of a spotless mind has come one step closer, say researchers working on methods to erase memories of fear.<p>The latest study, carried out …

Neuroscience

Extremism is surging. To beat it, we need young hearts and minds

There is no clash of civilisations but a crisis of cultures – and the key to healing them is youth<p>The last of the shellshocked were being evacuated as I headed back toward Las Ramblas, Barcelona’s famed tourist-filled walkway where another disgruntled “soldier of Islamic State” had ploughed a van …

Human Rights

Two-year-olds should learn to code, says computing pioneer

Early start would encourage women to become programmers and reduce gender stereotyping, argues Stephanie Shirley<p>Children as young as two should be introduced to the basics of coding, according to one of Britain’s most eminent computing pioneers.<p>Dame Stephanie Shirley, whose company was one of the …

Stereotypes

A Divided Country Is Exactly What Trump Wants

Donald Trump seems perfectly willing to destroy the country to maintain his own power.<p>More broadly and big-picture, look for more of the same. Having …

Wall of Grief: Russia remembers victims of Soviet repression

<b>Vera Golubeva spent six years in a Stalinist labour camp for telling a joke. In 1951 she was labelled an enemy of the people and sent to Siberia.</b><p>"It sounds ridiculous," the former history teacher smiles. "But that's the only 'evidence' they had on me."<p>Now almost 98, Vera walks slowly, leaning on a …

Russia

6 Crucial Things to Do in Your First 100 Days in a New Leadership Role

You've signed the offer, now what?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The rate of change in technology is unmatched. Companies are constantly being funded, getting acquired and, unfortunately, going out of business. These dynamic conditions create both challenges and …

Leadership

How to Set Goals That Will Turn an Average Team Into All-Stars

Treat goals as "rocks" that can be broken into smaller pieces or stacked to help the entire team move to higher ground.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether we're limiting the times we hit the snooze button, increasing our attendance at the gym or improving our work …

Team Building

6 Ways to Experience Maori Culture

The indigenous culture in New Zealand is woven into the fabric of the land and its people.<p>The culture of the Maori, the indigenous people of New Zealand, is part of everyday life here, a rich thread in the tapestry of the country’s past, present, and future.<p>“Although our culture is ever moving, our …

How video games affect the brain

Video gaming is clearly a popular form of entertainment, with video gamers collectively spending 3 billion hours per week in front of their screens. …