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These Books Will Help You Answer The Most Important Questions About Yourself

There are more questions than answers in life. Everyone seeks progress, love, happiness, fulfillment, and money. We all hope for a better future.<p>What …

Self-improvement

Do This 15-Move Yoga Flow Before Bed for the "Best Night's Sleep of Your Life"

Nothing de-stresses the mind and body quite like yoga—and one wellness editor's 15-move flow is a perfect example. "The one thing I do every single …

The best movie of every year since 2000, according to critics

Since the turn of the century, the reviews aggregator Metacritic has compiled an annual list of the year's most well-received movies by assigning scores based on their composite critical reception.<p>We selected the top film from each year's list, starting with 2000 and including the best film of 2017.<p>…

Building A Great Customer Service Culture At Any Price Point

Having a great, customer service-oriented company culture isn’t the sole province of luxury brands and high-end service providers. To the contrary, great customer service can happen at any style of company, in any industry, and at any price point. Of course, your ability to serve will benefit from …

These 2 NFL Coaches Reacted Very Differently to Their Players' Mistakes--and Taught Us a Major Lesson in Leadership

How can you build someone up when it counts the most? A lesson from Sunday night's game.<p>Last night's NFL game between the Arizona Cardinals and Seattle Seahawks made history--but not in a good way.<p>It ended in a 6-6 tie, officially making it the overtime tie with the lowest score in NFL history.<p>CBS …

The scientists who make apps addictive

Tech companies use the insights of behaviour design to keep us returning to their products. But some of the psychologists who developed the science …

Slot Machines

IoT startup and smart cam-maker Smartfrog raises further €20M

Dublin and Berlin-based Internet of Things (IoT) startup Smartfrog has raised €20 million in further funding, meaning that the smart cam maker has managed to pull in €28 million in total despite only launching roughly a year ago. The latest investment breaks down into €15 million equity and €5 …

Smart Homes

Negotiation360™ iOS App

Harvard Business School Professor and award-winning author Michael Wheeler created Negotiation360™ to enhance your ability to reach agreement and …

iOS Apps

The Right Way to End a Meeting

A common complaint among managers is that the conversations they have with employees aren’t producing results: “We keep talking about the same issue over and over, but nothing seems to ever happen!” That’s because most managers are missing a vital skill: the ability to deliberately close a …

How to Tell a Great Story

We tell stories to our coworkers and peers all the time — to persuade someone to support our project, to explain to an employee how he might improve, or to inspire a team that is facing challenges. It’s an essential skill, but what makes a compelling story in a business context? And how can you …

5 mindfulness techniques to make you a better leader

That advice comes from Charles Francis, author of "Mindfulness Meditation Made Simple: Your Guide to Finding True Inner Peace" and director of the Mindfulness Meditation Institute.<p>Sounds good — so how do you achieve greater mindfulness? Meditation is certainly one powerful way to do it, and it …

7 Habits of the World's Richest People

Wealthy successful people exhibit different behaviors and attributes from people living in poverty. What are those characteristics? Here are 7, arrived at from 5 years of observations.<p>Are there habits wealthy people consistently practice that impact their success? Are there traits or strategies we …

How Big Data Keeps Planes In The Air

Big data in the aviation industry means <i>a lot</i> of data.<p>According to the U.S. National Air Traffic Controllers Association, a total of 87,000 flights are in the skies in the United States on any given day.<p>Data collected by sensors on one aircraft covers more than 300,000 parameters with engine data …

5 Mindfulness Techniques That Will Improve Your Relationships and Make You a Better Leader

You know that mindfulness can improve your health. Turns out it can also make you a better manager.<p>Greater mindfulness can make you a much more effective leader. It will give you better insight on both employees and customers, and help you make better decisions. That advice comes from Charles …

How to Manage an Underperforming Employee

Confronting your workers can be difficult, but it's necessary if you want to take your business to the next level.<p>Dealing with underperformers is one of the more challenging aspects of being a manager. Approaching an employee to discuss their shortfalls and coming up with a plan of action is often …

How Successful People Stay Calm

New research shows that keeping stress intermittent is key to your success at work.<p>The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we've found that 90 percent of top …

The 7 Avoidable Sins of Weak Leaders

Earlier this week, I posted The Ten Commandments of Leadership, so today I'll describe the flip side of the equation: the seven failure-producing, deadly sins that leaders too often commit. Here they are, with my prescriptions for overcoming them.<p>1. Gluttony.<p>Ever hear the saying "he's a glutton for …

Self-help

No, you don’t need a ton of data to do deep learning

There are a couple of seemingly contradictory memes rolling around the deep learning field. One is that you need a truly epic amount of data to do …

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Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness?

One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being inside your head, looking out – or, to use the kind of language that might give a neuroscientist an aneurysm, of having a soul. …

Long-form Journalism

17 Ways to Age-Proof Your Brain

What’s good for your body is good for your brain. That means eating a balanced diet with lots of fruits and veggies and not much sugar, saturated …

What to Ask the Person in the Mirror

If you’re like most successful leaders, you were, in the early stages of your career, given plenty of guidance and support. You were closely monitored, coached, and mentored. But as you moved up the ladder, the sources of honest and useful feedback became fewer, and after a certain point, you were …

These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …

20 short tutorials all data scientists should read (and practice)

Worth a look: Independent films 2014

The Homesman<p>When three women of the American frontier are driven mad by harsh pioneer life, a claim jumper (Tommy Lee Jones) and a pioneer woman …

15 Traits that Impart Executive Presence

People with great presence share many of these qualities--qualities that you can adopt to help you take charge and command a room.<p>What is executive presence? I hear that phrase a lot. Companies want executives who can take charge and light up a room.<p>A few thoughts. I relate presence to charisma, …

How To Create a Killer Sales Message

Your sales message is the core of all you sales and marketing activities. Get it right and everything else will fall into place.<p>I write a lot about sales messages because they're the foundation of business success. An exceptional sales message intrigues investors, attracts talent and wins …

LHC Data Turned Into Smashing Music for CERN's 60th Birthday

Science News<p>Europe's CERN particle physics lab celebrated its 60th birthday on Monday, and to mark the occasion, music-minded physicists have transformed scientific data from the four underground detectors around CERN's Large Hadron Collider into a piece titled LHChamber Music. Physicist-musician …

Physics