Ayelet Baron

7,329 Flips | 18 Magazines | 10 Likes | 30 Following | 2,188 Followers | @ayeletb |  Speaker. Author. Designer.  Innovator. Author of Our Journey to Business Corporate Sanity: Transformational Stories from the Frontiers of 21st Century Leadership  (Param Media, 2017) - bit.ly/csanity - ayeletbaron.com

The Left needs to face reality: Trump is winning

Donald Trump<p>To understand the madness gripping American leftists, try to see the world through their eyes. Presto, you’re now part of the raging …

Donald Trump

FDA approves first drug comprised of an active ingredient derived from marijuana to treat rare, severe forms of epilepsy

FDA approved Epidiolex (cannabidiol) oral solution, the first drug comprised of an active ingredient derived from marijuana, to treat two rare and …

Cannabis

Why People Lose Motivation — and What Managers Can Do to Help

At some point, every leader has dealt with a person — or, worse, a group of people — who has lost motivation. It’s frustrating, isn’t it? As much as we’ve been there ourselves, sometimes it’s hard to sympathize with others who are disengaged from work and unproductive as a result. Sometimes, we …

Employee Engagement

What are you made of? What kind of leader are you? Busting the myth of employee engagement

When you are conscious, you are making decisions that matter. You know how to be gentle, patient and kind with yourself, and by doing so, you show up in the world in a more meaningful way.<p>Organizations may have a great strategy in a PowerPoint slide deck that can be explained in easy terms, but …

Employee Engagement

You Are What You Do (Create)

We are in the dawn of “servant leadership,” soft skills, self-awareness, and creating the kinds of leaders that create cohesive teams and positive …

The secret to a meaningful life is simpler than you think

Some people seem to spend their whole lives dissatisfied, in search of a purpose. But philosopher Iddo Landau suggests that all of us have everything we need for a meaningful existence.<p>According to Landau, a philosophy professor at Haifa University in Israel and author of the 2017 book <i>Finding</i> …

University of London

The Universe Is Not a Simulation, but We Can Now Simulate It

Computer simulations have become so accurate that cosmologists can now use them to study dark matter, supermassive black holes and other mysteries of …

Universe

The Future Of Work For People 50+ Will Surprise You

“Genius clubs” to channel older workers’ talents. Mandatory retirement — at 80. A “dynamic” work/life path, instead of today’s linear path. The end of the expectation of rising pay as you age. Volunteering: the new status symbol. Unions for older workers. These are some of the fascinating forecasts …

Retirement

Elon Musk Exposes The Oil Industry & The Stranglehold It Has On Mainstream Media In Epic Rant

On the face of it, it is natural that Elon Musk would be somewhat of an opponent to gas-powered vehicles and the Big Oil cartel that fuels them. All …

How Human-Computer ‘Superminds’ Are Redefining the Future of Work

The ongoing, and sometimes loud, debate about how many and what kinds of jobs smart machines will leave for humans to do in the future is missing a …

Philip Roth was one of America’s greatest novelists

IF THERE is one detail of Philip Roth’s biography that is worth knowing, it is not that he was Jewish or that he had no children or that he was born …

Gen Z Graduates Into A New World Of Work, Here Is Why You Should Care

Generation Z, the leading edge of young people born after 1997, are now 21 years old. Many of them are graduating from college and listening to the well wishes and advice of graduation speakers. After the microphones are silenced and the last diploma is awarded, Gen Z will enter the …

Generation Z

GitHub gives us a glimpse into the collaborative future of work

Today, 10 years after its public launch, GitHub sits at the center of all developer workflows. But reflecting on this first decade in business, it’s not unrealistic to think that it’ll be at the center of <i>all</i> workflows in the years to come. In fact, because of GitHub’s roots in the developer …

Why are so many white-collar professionals in revolt? | Gabriel Winant

Professionals – those consummate rule-followers – are in revolt. Across the United States, the last several years have seen a marked uptick in social protest and workplace organizing among the ranks of the credentialed. And just in the last months, this gradual rising trend has accelerated rapidly. …

University of California

The Future of Work : a matter of experience, a creativity requirement

On March 21st and 22nd I’ll be attending HR Tech World in London (and I strongly advise you to do so as long as there are tickets left). This year’s …

Want to thrive in the future of work? Practice scientific thinking

As one Columbia astronomer sees it, the skills and habits that scientists use to break down problems are becoming more crucial in the wider workforce.<p>Ever had to explain a complex concept to a customer? Is creating metrics to analyze product performance a part of your job description? Need to …

Columbia University

The future of work: Technology, jobs and augmented intelligence

Work as we know it is in a state of flux. Technology is imposing rapid change, and the rise in automation capabilities and artificial intelligence …

Is 2018 the Year When the Future of Work Finally Becomes ... Work?

No one predicted in 2007 how the iPhone would transform both society and the workplace, sparking an age of mobility that changed the way we talk, …

Screw Emotional Intelligence–Here’s The Key To The Future Of Work

This Y Combinator alum and former IBM Watson strategist believes the market value of one particular capability will soon outpace EQ.<p>On the walk back from her high school, Max drops by the corner bodega to pick up a NeuroStim pill, a prescription neuroplasticity stimulator. She’ll pop it at exactly …

Emotional Intelligence

The reading brain (why your brain needs you to read every day)

Reading puts your brain to work.<p>Reading is to the mind what exercise is to your body.<p>It gives us freedom to roam the expanse of space, time, history, …

Report: U.S. workers hate ‘open’ office spaces

Would you change jobs to find a less annoying workspace?According to survey data collected by Bospar PR, it would appear many of us would—especially …

Private travel diaries reveal Albert Einstein’s musings and moments of self-reflection

From 1922 to 1923, Albert Einstein maintained a private travel diary, which is alive with his important and trivial adventures. Notably, however, he …

The professor who sees things through rose-colored glass

The January 2018 Journal of Luminescence is dedicated to the Jerusalem scientist, whose inventions include a pink energy-generating windowpane.

Sensory-substitution devices help blind and deaf people, but that’s just the beginning.<p>The climbers at Earth Treks gym, in Golden, Colorado, were warming up: stretching, strapping themselves into harnesses, and chalking their hands as they prepared to scale walls stippled with multicolored plastic …

Seeing the world through the ears | Science|Business

What if you could see with your ears? That’s the challenge that Israeli researcher Amir Amedi has taken up, with European funding – and the result is …

February 7, 2018 | German pharmaceutical giant Merck has launched an innovation lab through its subsidiary Qlight Nanotech at the Edward J. Safra …

Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)<p>Professor Edwin Seroussi of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem was announced on Tuesday as the Israel Prize …

A machine learning method called “deep learning,” which has been widely used in face recognition and other image- and speech-recognition …

Timely Toxins

Samplings: May 2018<p>Research on venom—a mixture of toxins used by many species to defend against predators or to subdue prey—has been largely focused …

Roots Sustainable Agricultural Technologies (ASX:ROO) announced this morning that it has created a world-class scientific advisory board consisting …