Christopher Hayes

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Scientists Identify What Genes Most Profoundly Shape Your Face

Our faces look they way they do for an important reason.<p>The face is one of the most dynamic tools we have to successfully live and interact with …

Three Simple Ways To Ease An Anxious Mind

As a lawyer, my life is ripe for anxiety. I have to predict all the potential consequences for every action taken in a case and try to outmaneuver the negative consequences.<p>When I experience anxiety, I notice constriction in the body as well as the mind. It feels as though I have tunnel vision and …

Mindfulness

If You Want to Motivate Employees, Stop Trusting Your Instincts

Few topics have received more attention in talent management than motivation, defined as the deliberate attempt to influence employees’ behaviors with the goal of enhancing their performance, and in turn their organizational effectiveness. Indeed, other than talent, motivation is the key driver of …

How the CIA Infiltrated the World's Literature

The new book, Finks, reveals how great writers such as Baldwin, Márquez, and Hemingway became soldiers in America's cultural Cold War.<p>When the CIA's connections to the <i>Paris Review</i> and two dozen other magazines were revealed in 1966, the backlash was swift but uneven. Some publications crumbled, …

That's why I'm writing

"When I sit down to write a book, I do not say to myself, 'I am going to produce a work of art.' I write it because there is some lie that I want to expose, some fact to which I want to draw attention, and my initial concern is to get a hearing."<p><b>- George Orwell</b><p>Man or woman should attempt to collect …

Top 10 Mind Expanding Books To Read In Life Time

Reading is fun. Reading is powerful. And reading has served me so well that I’d say it contributes to the majority of the successes I’ve experienced …

Opportunity for PhD students and academics to write for us (and get paid)

Fancy writing a research paper in the telecommunications space for a general public audience? Great. At broadbandlondon.com we’re always looking for …

Telecoms

Writer Resolution, 2017: Write Despite

Every year I try to offer up some kind of <i>writerly resolution</i>, some goal, some quest, some <i>authorial charge</i> to lead you into and through the New Year. …

Creative Writing

Things you were taught at school that are wrong

Do you remember being taught you should never start your sentences with "And" or "But"?<p>What if I told you that your teachers were wrong and there are …

Linguistics

10 daily tasks that will help you become successful over time

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit."<p>Aristotle is credited with saying these 15 famous words, though they're actually an interpretation of a passage from Aristotle's writings by historian Will Durant. And for most of my life, I didn't believe them.<p>I fought …

Time Management

What's Keeping CEOs Up at Night, According to 1 Massive Study | Inc.com

Do you hold aspirations to someday lead a team, department, or organization? Perhaps you're there now, but challenged by how to navigate the countless decisions that come flying in your direction.<p>Well, the first thing you have to do, whether you're a line manager on the floor or an executive in the …

Leadership

How Personality Traits Tip Over Into Mental Illness

Disorders like depression and ADHD may be genetically linked to personality traits.<p>Psychologists are aware that personality can factor into mental health ― for example, perfectionism leading to clinical depression and anxiety disorders ― but the relationship between certain personality traits and …

Mental Health

How to Stop Your Bad Habits with Google Calendar

As we approach the start of 2017, we’ve all got the same questions on our minds. Did we accomplish everything we set out to do this year? What will we try next year? To get even more done in 2017, we found out about a brand new hack that will help you get a head start on your resolutions: Google …

What High Functioning Anxiety Really Feels Like

"It's silent anxiety attacks, hidden by smiles."<p>A person with high functioning anxiety can look calm on the surface, but underneath that practiced veneer, their thoughts are churning.<p>That’s the message behind a new video from The Mighty<p>, in which a young woman describes the experience of living …

Depression

5 Shortcuts To Effective Leadership

In the course of my career as a business journalist and in writing this leadership blog, I’ve come across tons of information in print, on video and in-person that cuts to the core of good leadership. Surprisingly little of it has to do with getting an MBA or going through executive training …

TED Talks

10 Habits you need to give up to increase your productivity

Share40<p>Tweet<p>Share275<p>+18<p>Shares 323<p>Would you like to be successful? But what are you willing to do in order to reach your goal? Success is not …

Motivation

The One Quality Most People Want From A Leader

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Stop Now! These Habits Are Killing Your Productivity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>You don't even realise what you are doing to yourself by practising some habits that are counterproductive and get in the way of achieving success at …

Business 2 Community

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8 Ways Smart People Use Failure to Their Advantage | Inc.com

One of the biggest roadblocks to success is the fear of failure. Fear of failure is worse than failure itself because it condemns you to a life of unrealized potential.<p>A successful response to failure is all in your approach. In a study recently published in the <i>Journal of Experimental Social</i> …

Motivation

What Does it Mean to Be 'Educated' in the 21st Century?

12 years of cursory primary and secondary education that covers a breadth of knowledge spanning history, literature, assorted maths, language, …

5 Things That Happen When a Real Leader Enters a Room

Your failure to get to the next level hinders everyone relying on you. You can't take people beyond where you currently are, personally and professionally.<p>"There are no bad teams, only bad leaders." <i>--</i>Jocko Willink<p>Leadership is what determines how successful you and those around you are. If there is …

Good teachers cannot be replaced by 'buying' new teachers - we must ask why so many are leaving

As schools are busy recruiting staff for the next school year, once again they are faced with a shortage of specialist teachers, especially in subjects such as physics and design technology where as few as one third of advertised posts are filled.<p>Although the official government view is that there …

How Self-Employment Can Impact Your Mental Health

Being a freelancer requires an amount of togetherness. Drop beneath a certain threshold and it all starts falling apart.<p>The highs and lows of your mental health may not define you, but they can certainly shape your life. Work, in particular, insistent and inflexible, is deeply bound up with how …

Mental Health