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As work gets more complex, 6 rules to simplify

Why do people feel so miserable and disengaged at work? Because today's businesses are increasingly and dizzyingly complex -- and traditional pillars …

Closing the Chasm Between Strategy and Execution

Setting strategy is elegant. It’s a clean and sophisticated process of collecting and analyzing data, generating insights, and identifying smart paths forward. Done at arm’s length in an academic fashion, tight logic is the only glue needed to hold ideas together. The output is a smooth narrative …

5 Common Hiring Mistakes (and Their Solutions)

Building a great team is essential, but these hiring missteps can derail you. Here's how to fix them.<p>Selecting the right people is the ultimate pay-me-now or pay-me-later leadership proposition. Do it effectively now and reap the benefits of a high performing team later. Do it fast and cheap now, …

Employment

3 Scientific Secrets to Great Team Chemistry

Psychologists are digging into the mystery of why some teams gel and others don't. Here's some of what they've uncovered.<p>Great teams, like great dates, depend on chemistry. The members can have all the requisite skills on paper, display competent social skills and a willingness to work hard, but …

Psychology

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, …

Albert Einstein

The Host and Gattaca director Andrew Niccol explains his obsession with beautiful dystopias

From <i>The Truman Show</i>, <i>Gattaca</i> to <i>In Time,</i> director Andrew Niccol is swiftly becoming Hollywood's go-to architect of beautiful but dangerously flawed …

Ten Tips for Using a Circular Saw

The circular saw is an essential modern woodworking tool. It’s relatively inexpensive, rugged, and can be used for many applications. There are also many things to consider when trying to finesse the most out of your saw. Here are some handy tips and tricks for the next time you grab …

Hollywood Prospectus Podcast: Game of Thrones Showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss

Last week in Los Angeles, HBO threw its first party to celebrate what has become its signature show. It was a <i>Game of Thrones</i> extravaganza, with cast …

There's Drinkable Water in Space!

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The Disruptors 2013

Disr<b>u</b>ptors<p><b>Who are the people shaking up their fields most dramatically?</b> To answer that question, we sifted through hundreds of names in scores of categories to come up with a dozen disruptors less content to improve the status quo than to blow it up.<p>The 12 Most Disruptive Names In Business 2013: …

Are We Becoming Cyborgs?

Thistle And Shamrock: Canada

Travel to Cape Breton, Newfoundland, Prince Edward Island, Quebec and beyond to hear the authentic Celtic-rooted music of Canada with Leahy, Loreena McKennit, Mary Jane Lamond, Natalie MacMaster and more.