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Mindfulness for People Who Are Too Busy to Meditate

Mindfulness has become almost a buzz-word. But what is it, really? Mindfulness is, quite simply, the skill of being present and aware, moment by moment, regardless of circumstances.<p>For instance, researchers have found that mindfulness can reprogram the brain to be more rational and less emotional. …

How to Explore Cause and Effect Like a Data Scientist

The ability to think analytically is important for any manager today. The first steps, as I’ve explained before, involve collecting data, making some simple plots, drawing basic conclusions, and planning next steps. But data do not give up their secrets easily. While we can use data to understand …

Rock Your Core and Tone Your Abs With This Bodyweight Workout

Wake up your core and kick your abs into high gear with this circuit workout. It should take you around 20 minutes, and the best part is you won't …

The 20 Best Running Songs of All-Time: Men's Health.com

<b>3. Bill Conti: Gonna Fly Now (Rocky’s Theme)</b><br>Conti’s iconic, trumpet-laden <i>Rocky</i> theme may be coated with several layers of cheese, but the song is no less effective at doing its job—instigating its listeners to rise above adversity and kick some ass—because of it. If there’s a song better suited for …

13 Ways Exercise Makes Your Brain Work Better

• <b>Interval workouts can cut through anxiety.</b> Studies show that moderate-to-high intensity cardio sessions turn up the release of brain chemicals that …

Coaching Physicians to Become Leaders

Two or three times a week, a physician contacts me, in search of executive coaching.<p>Department chairs, managing partners, medical directors, chiefs of staff—they’re all frustrated. As a practicing physician with experience in several leadership roles, I know how they feel: They don’t recall saying …

Consulting on the Cusp of Disruption

After years of debate and study, in 2007 McKinsey & Company initiated a series of business model innovations that could reshape the way the global consulting firm engages with clients. One of the most intriguing of these is McKinsey Solutions, software and technology-based analytics and tools that …

La NSA utiliza la información recogida para crear sus propios "grafos sociales"

En 2007, en la conferencia anual de desarrolladores de Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg utilizó por primera vez el concepto "grafo social". Con él se …

Coge papel y lápiz, desbloquea tu cerebro. ¡A garabatear!

Garabatear es algo que tradicionalmente está mal visto ya sea en la escuela o en una reunión de trabajo. Sin embargo, los estudios muestran que …

Story-driven Data Analysis

Great analysts tell great stories based on the results of their analyses. Stories, after all, make results user-friendly, more conducive to decision-making, and more persuasive.<p>But that is not the only reason to use stories. Time and time again in our experience, stories have been more than an …

La ‘Googledependencia’ y sus efectos nocivos

Nos hemos acostumbrado a sus cifras estratosféricas; a sus ingentes beneficios; a su dominio aplastante en numerosos mercados de internet, a sus …

El coste de la vida en España frente al del Reino Unido (infografía)

Me ha parecido curiosa la infografía que os adjunto, y que trata de reflejar la diferencia entre <b>el coste de la vida en España frente al del Reino</b> …

Cinco simples consejos para impulsar su perfil profesional en LinkedIn

El Economista America - 6:41 - 27/08/2013<p>Más noticias sobre:<p>¿Sabe que alrededor de 45 millones de perfiles son vistos a diario en LinkedIn? Si no …

Nueve beneficios de beber té verde

Al té verde los científicos no cesan de encontrarle propiedades últimamente. Chi Pui Pang, de la Universidad de Hong Kong, ha demostrado que los …

Dieta para conseguir volumen y perder grasa

El objetivo de la mayoría de las personas que trabajamos en un gimnasio es conseguir masa muscular con la menor grasa corporal. En esta época del año …

Consigue un cuerpo diez con estos 8 ejercicios

Si lo que quieres es ejercitar tus <b>músculos</b> al mismo tiempo que pierdes <b>calorías</b>, deberías probar el <b>plan de entrenamiento</b> que te presentamos aquí. Ten …

Blackberry Forgot to Manage the Ecosystem

The story of Blackberry underlines a new truth about the competitive landscape we live in: success or failure isn’t a function of a good product or service, or a well-run, cost effective company with a sound capital structure. It also requires an effective strategy to manage your ecosystem.<p>This was …

What “The Internship” Gets Right (and Wrong) about Mid-Career Internships

Let’s establish up front that Billy and Nick, the two 40ish, out-of-work salesmen played by Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson in the new movie <i>The Internship</i>, are unlikely to land a coveted summer spot at Google. But in Hollywood, the place where Cameron Diaz can be an orthopedic surgeon (in <i>There’s</i> …

How to Reduce ‘Infant Entrepreneur Mortality’

Ever since the 2008 financial crisis, intellectuals have had to ask themselves, ‘Does Capitalism Still Work?’<p>I have explored this question for several years now, beginning with a seminal column I wrote for Forbes: Capitalism’s Fundamental Flaw. Two particular problems stand out. First, Capitalism …

Seven Strategies for Simplifying Your Organization

<i>This post is co-authored with Lisa Bodell.</i><p>Over the past several years we have heard hundreds of managers talk about the negative impact of complexity on both productivity and workplace morale. This message has been reinforced by the findings of major CEO surveys conducted by IBM and KPMG [PDF], …