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What Steve Jobs Taught Me After I Said “No” To Him

James Green, CEO of the search retargeting company Magnetic, was once hired by Jobs as a VP at Pixar Animation Studios. And, curiously, it was while working for one of his biggest business heroes that Green learned what not to do when leading a company.<p>I worked for Steve Jobs at Pixar Animation …

How to Become a Positive Thinker

At the end, positive thinkers are better problem solvers and have better interactions. In addition to that, people who are positive thinkers are happier and more satisfied with their life.<p>Positive thinking is a significant element of happiness. In order to become a positive thinker, determination …

Positive Thinking

How Your Deepest Insecurities Reveal Your Greatest Gifts

If we can name our own awkward, ardent gifts, and extricate them from the shame and wounds that keep them buried, we'll find ourselves on a bullet train to deep, surprising, life-changing intimacy.<p>In my decades of practice as a psychotherapist, this is the insight that has inspired me most:<p>Our …

Photo Manipulation

Meet 'algoraves:' Raves with music generated by artist-controlled algorithmic software

You might never attend one, but keep this bit of information in your back pocket: A new trend today is the ‘algorave,’ in which people dance in a rave-like environment to music generated by algorithms.<p>According to a central algorave website – I abstain from dubbing it ‘official – the goal is to …

Chris Hadfield sings Bowie's 'Space Oddity' in ISS farewell

How do you top months of amazing photos, demos, and tunes done aboard the International Space Station? If you're Chris Hadfield, you cover David Bowie's "Space Oddity" in a showstopping finale.<p>On the eve of his return to Earth, the Canadian astronaut released a beautifully done video of himself …

Marriage Advice: Things Never To Say To Your Husband

<i>By Leigh Newman</i><p><i>By never, we mean never, ever. Not even on days when he wears the flying-swordfish shirt.</i><p><b>1. "Surprise! I got us a facelift!"</b><p>This is a true story. My friend went on vacation looking 60 and came back looking 45 (once the bandages came off). Her logic was understandable: Our bodies are …

Silent Retreat: Uncovering Our Interior Life

When we live our life in the limited world of thought and some feeling, is it any wonder that many do not believe there is a soul, no less know our soul for the treasure that it is?<p>In modern life, everything is about what we are doing and thinking. Our education is around developing thought and …

Relationships

What to Do When Bad Things Happen to Good People

We do not know why bad things happen to good people, but we can do what we can to help, and to remember that underneath those dark clouds, the sun is still shining.<p>Why do bad things happen to good people? "It's not fair," "there's no justice," and "God's not paying attention" are the feelings that …

Stop Telling Your Employees What to Do

I will never forget the experiences of getting my first suit. I was 12 years old and my father took me to a department store on 18th street in New York City. I was very excited; this was the transition to feeling grown up. A real milestone. I would have a suit like all the grown men I knew.<p>At the …

Can Google Searches Predict The Direction Of Financial Markets?

Predicting the direction of financial markets is an enticing proposition that has attracted the interest of scores of experts, who claim to have the magic formula.<p>Some monitor financial charts. Others scrutinize balance sheets and operation statements. A third group monitors major indices, while a …

When computers take charge of trading

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — Tuesday’s brief and shocking market crash, which roiled stock and other financial markets, was triggered by language-reading …

How to Really Understand Someone Else’s Point of View

The most influential people strive for genuine buy in and commitment — they don’t rely on compliance techniques that only secure short-term persuasion. That was our conclusion after interviewing over 100 highly respected influences across many different industries and organizations for our recent …

Will Weak Global Growth Bury Caterpillar's Earnings?

<b>Quick Take</b><p>Weak demand from the global construction markets is impacting Caterpillar’s construction equipment and machinery sales.<br>• As a result, the company is reducing its production rates which is hurting its profits due to increased manufacturing costs caused by inefficiencies.<br>• Additionally, …