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Calico: a new Google company focused on extending life expectancy

Google's making a long-term business bet that, at first glance, may seem out of the ordinary: it's getting into healthcare. Its new company, Calico, will be focused on addressing the illnesses affecting the geriatric community, as well as aging in general. In Google CEO Larry Page's own words, the …

Reduce working week to 30 hours, say economists

A shorter working week would make us healthier, give us more fulfilling and sustainable lives and be better for the environment, economists have suggested.<p>Cutting the hours we work each week to 30 instead of 40 would improve our wellbeing, our family life, friendships and communities, they …

The 5-Minute Mental Exercise For Being A Smarter Leader And More Productive Employee

Former Buddhist monk and current leadership coach and best-selling author Christine Comaford reveals how anyone can learn to stop reacting–and start becoming their smartest selves.<p>You’ve probably had this feeling at some point: One minute you’re thinking logically and rationally, then when you’re …

Employment

Buffett Family Values: How To Raise Well-Grounded Heirs

The talk at FORBES’ Second Annual Summit on Philanthropy, held June 4 at the United Nations, was about children. Specifically, how to raise them in a way that encourages them to change their world, rather than obsess over which sports car is in their garage. Warren Buffett, his son Peter, Marilyn …

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Hidden iPad features that could improve your life

Apple's iPads are designed to be easy to use, but many owners are not getting the best out of the tablet – here are some hidden features that may transform the way you use your iPad.<p>Some features on the iPad are straight forward – a touch screen is, after all, designed to be easy to use.<p>More …

The 4 Weapons Of Exceptional Creative Leaders

Charles Day outlines four perhaps unexpected but effective weapons that the best creative leaders use in their battle for creativity and profitability.<p>For the leader of a company powered by creativity, the difficulties of navigating today’s complex marketplace are compounded by the fact that, in …

Leadership

5 Ways To Get More Productive Today

Want to get more done in the next hour? Take 5 minutes to read this.<p>There might be some productivity-minded part of you that scoffs at the whole idea of reading about how to be more productive. After all, why would you read about <i>doing</i> when you could <i>do</i>?<p>Well, you can tell that part of you to stop …

Mentoring

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The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

The editors at Amazon.com recently came out with a list of the Best Books of 2013 So Far, which ranks the best books released between January and June 2013.<p>"Customers looking for great summer reads will find an eclectic selection on the list this year, from the very best fiction to compelling …

Books

Silence Is Golden: When Not Talking Says Plenty

As a young manager, I measured myself by how much I spoke out. Now older, I measure myself by how often I stay silent.<p>I enjoy listening to Oldies music. It’s relaxing but, surprisingly, can also send my mind off in different directions. So when I heard the 1960s song “Turn, Turn, Turn” by the Byrds …

Public Speaking

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

Note-Taking

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Star Wars

Woman gets bottom stuck in wall after night out

and<p>A tipsy reveller got her bottom stuck after sitting down on a wall to rest as she walked home in East Grinstead, West Sussex.<p>The woman in her 30s …

Beijing subway rush hour video goes viral

If you complain about travelling during the rush hour on Britain's trains, spare a thought for these poor commuters in Beijing.<p>This is <b>Beijing</b>'s Subway Line 13 in rush hour on a Thursday morning. Those with claustrophobia look away now.<p>The video, filmed on July 18, shows thousands of commuters …

3 Reasons Why We’re All Loafing At Work–And What To Do About It

People stop slacking when they work with people they like and respect. Are you ready to join the good culture club?<p>The mechanics of loafing are subtle.<p>To hear Wharton organizational psychologist Adam Grant tell it, at-work freeloading is a heady cocktail: a mixture of intrinsic and extrinsic …

Numb

Soccer Fan Invited Onto Team Bus After Running Alongside It For Miles

Dreams really do come true. Especially when you run after them for five miles.<p>The Arsenal football club is currently on a preseason tour of Asia. While in Vietnam, they encountered a very determined young fan who ran alongside the team bus for "about five miles," according to goalkeeper Wojciech …

Soccer

To achieve greater happiness at work, you don't need your boss to stop calling you at night. You don't need to make more money. The biggest obstacle to happiness is simply your belief that you're the prisoner of circumstance, powerless before the things that happen to you. http://bit.ly/165SbtU

Software eats the world, charges for the privilege

2013-07-22T16:24:14.000Z<p>By: Cardiff Garcia<p>Charlie Warzel writes at Buzzfeed:<p>Since its beginning, the internet and a broad, loose conception of …

Mastering Project KPIs With Business Intelligence Software

Posted by Deltek on March 22, 2016<p>Business intelligence - or BI - is a term used for a number of approaches that are designed to gather, store, …

Why Productive People Take Better Notes

If you can’t recall what you had for lunch, why do you think you’ll remember what your mentor just said?<p>In a recent blog post, entrepreneur-author Ben Casnocha relayed this reality check: that as Mark Zuckerberg was sharing lessons from Facebook’s rise to a room full of hard-hustling Silicon Valley …

Productivity

The Vitamin Myth: Why We Think We Need Supplements

Nutrition experts contend that all we need is what's typically found in a routine diet. Industry representatives, backed by a fascinating history, argue that foods don't contain enough, and we need supplements. Fortunately, many excellent studies have now resolved the issue.<p>On October 10, 2011, …

How to draft a consultancy agreement

<i>While it’s vital to prepare an employment contract when hiring part-time or full-time employees, it’s just as important to draft a proper consultancy</i> …

Intellectual Property

10 Reasons Why Humor Is A Key To Success At Work

“A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done<b>.</b>” – Dwight D. Eisenhower<p>Tasteful humor is a key to success at work, but there’s a good chance your co-workers aren’t cracking jokes or packaging information with wit on a regular basis–and your …

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9 classic mistakes when presenting

These past ten years I seem to have spent a considerable amount of time helping professionals improve their ability to present – whether at an …