Amanda Dutra

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Mindfulness Isn't Just a Trend, It's Key to Being a Better Leader

The shift toward achieving mindfulness is putting leaders in a better place to run their companies.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Leaders tend to spread themselves thin. They want to have a hand in every aspect of their business. Yet, while some may see this tendency …

11 books Elon Musk thinks everyone should read

Elon Musk, the CEO of SpaceX, Tesla, and other larger-than-life tech companies, somehow also seems to find time to read.<p>Musk says that reading books — from epic works of fantasy like the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy to complex how-to books on building rockets — is crucial to helping him achieve …

Artificial Intelligence

Greenland’s ice is melting much faster than we thought. Here’s why that’s scary.

Greenland’s ice could raise seas by 20 feet.<p>Our planet is warming and its cryosphere — Earth’s frozen regions — is melting. This we know.<p>The Arctic, in particular, is warming at a rate twice as fast as the rest of the planet. And this winter, the sheet of Arctic sea ice that grows and shrinks in an …

Banco francês defende taxa sobre investimentos que gerem poluição - CicloVivo

O presidente do Banco Central da França, François Villeroy de Galhau, defendeu que projetos de carvão e petróleo e gás tenham um “fator de …

The exact pitch deck strategy I’ve used to raise $125M since 2011

The right way to create a killer pitch deck and get funded — from someone who has raised $125M since 2011.<p>Creating a pitch deck is hard, especially …

Non-Empathetic Employers Are Losing Their Best Employees. Here's Why | Inc.com

Lacking empathy doesn't just hurt company culture, and it's definitely about more than "just feelings." Ask technology and business writer Shea Drake, who witnessed such an extreme lack of empathy from a former company's vice president that the organization lost just under $1 million.<p>"I approached …

Four Habits That Can Transform Your Leadership | Inc.com

As part of my research for The Science of Story and the development ProHabits - a research and personal development tool focused on habits that can transform the workplace - I've now interviewed hundreds of business leaders and done extensive research into the purpose, values and habits that are …

Being a great boss comes down to knowing when to use two distinct skills

Leadership and management are fundamentally different things.<p>Which one you should practice depends not on you, but on your business.<p>Businesses go through phases in their lives, just as people do. What you need to grow today is different from what you needed to grow this time last year. Some days …

This 1 Thing Can Make or Break Your First Week In a New Job

81 percent of people surveyed say this one thing is the biggest thing new leaders fail to do.<p>A few weeks ago, I was called in by the president of a mid-cap company to do some executive coaching with one of his most promising leaders -- someone who had just been promoted to a big-dog position and …

It's so Simple: How to be the Most Liked Person in the Room

If you want to get ahead in business and life, just make sure you don't behave this way.<p>If you want to get ahead in business and life, inquisitiveness is an essential character trait.<p>Think about the last time someone asked you good questions about your life to get to know you better. Chances are, …

Great Leaders Stand Up and Take Responsibility

<i>Guest post from Lloyd “Skip“ Amstrup:</i> <br>Imagine you are sitting in your office when your assistant rushes in to tell you that your security system has …

Zero-waste movement goes mainstream in Vancouver

2017 was a relatively wasteful year for Shia and Hanno Su, and it’s all Shia’s fault.<p>She broke a mug and a bowl — nearly doubling their annual waste …

Sustainability

The chemical industry doesn’t want you to be afraid of Teflon pans. You should be.

<b>(Shutterstock/YARUNIV Studio)</b><p>Health experts and advocates say nonsticks should have been banned years ago; fortunately, you can mitigate risk<p>Keith A. Spencer<p>February 5, 2018 12:30am (UTC)<p>Nonstick pans are an icon of the postwar “Better Living Through Chemistry” epoch of technological enamorment; …

Dubai terá maior usina movida a lixo até 2020 - CicloVivo

A maior usina que transforma resíduos sólidos em energia será construída em Dubai, a maior cidade dos Emirados Árabes Unidos. Este tipo de tecnologia …

Consciousness Doesn’t Reside in the Brain: New Theory or Old News?

Do you know you are a multidimensional being? Your body isn’t big enough to contain you.<p>In recently published research produced by a team from the Blue Brain Project, neuroscientists applied a classic branch of math called algebraic topology in a whole new way to peer into the brain to discover it …

The 10 Most Popular Scientific Papers Everyone Was Talking About This Year

We've read all of them. #humblebrag<p>In the academic world, citations matter. But thanks to the internet, the public is increasingly engaging with …

11 livros sobre ciência que vão te fazer conhecer os mistérios do Universo

Ter consciência das nossas limitações e ignorância é o primeiro passo para entender os caminhos mais desconhecidos do Universo. Quem já tem essa …

Why humans are cruel

A psychologist explains why humans are so terrible to each other.<p>Why are human beings so cruel to each other? And how do we justify acts of sheer inhumanity?<p>The conventional explanation is that people are able to do terrible things to other people only after having dehumanized them. In the case of …

A Swiss system is capturing carbon dioxide from the air and reselling it

Carbon Capture<p>The level of carbon dioxide in our atmosphere is becoming untenable – a recent report indicated that it hasn’t been this high in …

Pesquisador cria mini estação de tratamento que produz água limpa, energia e adubo - CicloVivo

Uma mini estação de tratamento de água desenvolvida por pesquisadores da Flórida (EUA) pode ser a solução para comunidades que vivem sem saneamento …

E-book gratuito ensina receitas com leguminosas tradicionais no Sul do Brasil - CicloVivo

As leguminosas são grãos comestíveis de plantações que incluem feijões, ervilhas, soja, grão de bico e lentilhas. É um grupo bastante diversificado …

Evento lançará plataforma e aplicativo para Agenda 2030

Fiocruz, Centro RIO+ do PNUD e Departamento das Nações Unidas para Assuntos Econômicos e Sociais realizam evento para discutir ciência tecnologia e …

Why rejection hurts so much — and what to do about it

Psychologist Guy Winch shares some practical tips for soothing the sting of rejection.<p>Rejections are the most common emotional wound we sustain in …

Americana de 11 anos vence prêmio com sensor que detecta chumbo na água

Ideia para o projeto veio com a crise de contaminação hídrica em uma cidade dos Estados Unidos<p><b>Gitanjali Rao</b>, de 11 anos, se tornou a cientista mais …

NASA reveals Curiosity 2020's 23-camera payload

Probe to carry cams named SHERLOC and WATSON, plus chute-cam and selfie-snappersNASA's revealed its Curiosity 2020 mission will pack 23 cameras.

Wormholes Connect Black Holes Through Quantum Teleportation—Meaning Information Can Pass Through

A century after wormholes were first theorized, scientists have posited that passages through space-time can be traversed using a special quantum …

Maionese de azeitonas pretas

Só tinha bife e alface para o almoço.<br>Usei umas azeitonas pretas que estavam na geladeira para fazer uma maionese para dar um pouco de alegria à …

HIV: pesquisadores descobrem tratamento funcional para o vírus

Cientistas do Scripps Research Institute-Florida (TSRI), nos Estados Unidos, descobriram uma maneira de tratar o vírus HIV de modo funcional.<p>O …

Para alertar sobre a poluição do ar, Ben & Jerry’s muda nome de sabor de sorvete

Publicidade Anuncie<p>A <b>Ben & Jerry’s</b> decidiu se posicionar contra o <b>Projeto de Lei 300/2017</b>, que ficou conhecido como <b>PL da Poluição</b>. Criado como uma …

Holandeses transformam papel higiênico usado em asfalto - CicloVivo

As bicicletas estão para a Holanda, assim como o arroz com feijão estão para o Brasil. Por isso, a política de incentivo ao uso do modal é referência …