Cecile Wake

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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 …

Could future devices read images from our brains?

As an expert on cutting-edge digital displays, Mary Lou Jepsen studies how to show our most creative ideas on screens. And as a brain surgery patient …

Shark Tank judge Naomi Simson: The one way to keep the passion alive in your business

The life of an entrepreneur can be a gruelling one, with little down time and the weight of a company’s success or failure resting on your …

Entrepreneurship

Getting More Women into Senior Management

In my first job out of college, in the late 70s, I was the only woman on the manufacturing floor as a production manager at General Motors. It didn’t take long to realize that I should have asked a few more questions during my job interview. I knew I was in for a challenge the first day I walked …

One of the first execs Marissa Mayer really trusted at Yahoo just quit the company

Earlier today, Kerns tweeted about leaving Yahoo. He wrote, "fascinating five years...learned a lot and met/worked with great people. Made a positive impact and can't wait to get to what's next."<p>Kerns was a favorite of Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's for a long time after she joined the company in the …

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Hidden toxins in the fish we eat

What's link between the ocean's health and our health? Marine biologist Stephen Palumbi shows how toxins at the bottom of the ocean food chain find …

The Valedictorian Speech that will change your life

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8 TED Talks that just might save your relationship

No matter how long you've been together, it never hurts to have a little refresher course on what really matters.

A Rosetta Stone for a lost language

Rajesh Rao is fascinated by "the mother of all crossword puzzles": how to decipher the 4000-year-old Indus script. He's enlisting modern computation …

The electric rise and fall of Nikola Tesla

Combining projection mapping and a pop-up book, Marco Tempest tells the visually arresting story of Nikola Tesla -- called "the greatest geek who …

Why we need to slow down our lives

As technology accelerates our lives, many of us feel an urgent need to slow down. One seductive solution: A secular sabbath. Pico Iyer makes the …

How bacteria "talk"

Bonnie Bassler discovered that bacteria "talk" to each other, using a chemical language that lets them coordinate defense and mount attacks. The find …

Let's help refugees thrive, not just survive

Today's refugee crisis is the biggest since World War II, and it's growing. When this talk was given, 50 million people had been forcefully displaced …

The state of men-only clubs in Australia? Alive, well and popular. - Women's Agenda

News of the LNP’s event at Tattersall’s Club this week got us thinking about men-only clubs. Do many still exist? How many are there? Do people …

Australia

5 Steps to Effectively Leading Your Company

In the last three years, I’ve transitioned from being an auditor at a public accounting firm to a successful franchise owner of a million-dollar business. The company operates seven days a week in New York City. Running a business in the concrete jungle requires learning some fundamental lessons, …

Leadership

How to give more persuasive presentations: A Q&A with Nancy Duarte

Stepping onto the TED or TEDx stage — or speaking in front of any group of people, for that matter — is truly nerve-wracking. Will you remember …

TED Talks on the weird science of love

Love often feels inexplicable, the most unpredictable of forces. Using science, math and methodical observation, these speakers offer clues to …

Love letters to strangers

Hannah Brencher's mother always wrote her letters. So when she felt herself bottom into depression after college, she did what felt natural -- she …

The art of stillness

The place that travel writer Pico Iyer would most like to go? Nowhere. In a counterintuitive and lyrical meditation, Iyer takes a look at the …

We all fail. But here's how these incredible women bounced back

<b>(CNN) —</b> These days, failure is in fashion.<p>Books with titles like "The Wisdom of Failure" top bestseller lists and there is even a popular annual conference, FailCon, that gathers people together to study past fails.<p>But in spite of all the noise about how it's ok -- nay, productive -- to fail, it …

Motivation

Women's Agenda - News for professional women

It is an issue known to cause no end of boredom, frustration and domestic discord, and now it seems the dreaded subject of housework might even be …

Feminism