Elise

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Scientists say your “mind” isn’t confined to your brain, or even your body

You might wonder, at some point today, what’s going on in another person’s mind. You may compliment someone’s great mind, or say they are out of their mind. You may even try to expand or free your own mind.<p>But what <i>is</i> a mind? Defining the concept is a surprisingly slippery task. The mind is the seat …

The Brain

This Popular Female CEO's Leadership Style May End the Debate on Best Leadership Style

How she turned her company around is reason alone to call this debate over.<p>In 2007, Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen was in deep trouble. Their profit was stagnant, and the company stock price had taken a nose dive to $13.00. The brand suffered, and franchise owners were butting heads with corporate. It …

What Our Internal Voices Say About Ourselves

What are you thinking? If you’re anything like me, you’ll spend much of your waking life busy with an internal stream of chatter—a silent dialogue …

Neuroscientists Develop AI-Based Method for Hacking Fear

As it turns out, your fear of spiders looks a whole lot like my fear of spiders.<p>Imagine a library of fear. Lining its aisles aren't photo albums of snakes and plummeting aircraft, but are instead volumes containing cross-sectional scans of human brains. They are familiar fMRI images of folded grey …

Actually, Let’s Not Be in the Moment

I’m at the kitchen sink, after a long day of work and kids and chores and the emotional exhaustion of a toxic election season, attempting to mindfully focus on congealed SpaghettiOs. My brain flits to the Netflix queue. I manhandle my thoughts back to the leaky orange glob in front of me. My brain …

Your brain needs a break — these apps are here to help

The human brain wasn’t built to go at full steam for hours on end. Studies have shown that performance suffers when you spend prolonged periods …

10 Success lessons from Howard Schultz – “Starbucks CEO and Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share22<p>Tweet<p>Share85<p>+11<p>Shares 108<p>Howard Schultz is the CEO of Starbucks the largest coffeehouse in the world with more than 23,000 locations. …

Let Your Workers Rebel

Throughout our careers, we are taught to conform — to the status quo, to the opinions and behaviors of others, and to information that supports our views. The pressure only grows as we climb the organizational ladder. By the time we reach high-level positions, conformity has been so hammered into …

Can we please stop referring to people as left or right brained?

In the second episode of our Creative Lies series, we’re taking another myth around the back of the barn in an effort to put it out of <i>our</i> misery. …

Creativity

Why Do The Least Qualified People Get Promoted Into Management?

Dear Liz,<p>I work in an educational publishing company and like a lot of other people, I am frustrated at the slow pace of change in companies like mine.<p>Your leadership ideas would hit my managers like news from outer space. They don’t tell us “Great job!” and congratulate employees on a job well …

Co-Creating Community ~ The Role of Corporate Mindfulness

Elizabeth BishopAs much as we might resist the idea, society is the collective body with all of us. We are an integral element of society. It is …

Is the internet killing our brains?

The web gives us access to endless information. What impact does this have on our memory, and our attention spans?<p>Throughout history, people have always worried about new technologies. The fear that the human brain cannot cope with the onslaught of information made possible by the latest …

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Your Brain Has A “Delete” Button–Here’s How To Use It

This is the fascinating way that your brain makes space to build new and stronger connections so you can learn more.<p>There’s an old saying in neuroscience: neurons that fire together wire together. This means the more you run a neuro-circuit in your brain, the stronger that circuit becomes. This is …

Tesla’s Simple Business Strategy You Can Implement Immediately

<i>“I think it is possible for ordinary people to choose to be extraordinary.”</i> — <b>Elon Musk</b><p>Tesla recently announced their $35k car, a massive drop from …

Why Your Brain Needs More Downtime

Every now and then during the workweek—usually around three in the afternoon—a familiar ache begins to saturate my forehead and pool in my temples. …

Is humanity evolving into a hive?

Researcher Sugata Mitra argues that the human race is transforming in ways we do not realise – in this video from our World Changing Ideas series, he explains how.<p>In the past decade or so, the human race has experienced a profound change, and the interesting thing is that we’ve barely noticed. So …

There's a dark side to 'emotional intelligence' even though everybody says it's a good thing

"People skills" are almost always assumed to be a good thing.<p>Search employment ads and you will find them listed as a qualification for a startling array of jobs, including Applebee's host, weight-loss specialist, CEO, shoe salesperson, and (no joke) animal-care coordinator.<p>The notion that people …

Emotional Intelligence

How to become luckier, according to science

Ever had a run of bad luck? It feels like the world is actively conspiring against you.<p>Ever wonder if you can improve your luck? And I don't mean …

The One Cognitive Bias That Could Be Derailing Your Productivity

Neuroscience Proves We Buy On Emotion & Justify With Logic & Why Deals Get Stuck In No Decision

The expression that “People buy on emotion and justify with logic” has always made intuitively sense to me, but rationally it seemed like BS.<p>You …

What psychology’s crisis means for the future of science

The field is currently undergoing a painful period of introspection. It will emerge stronger than before.<p>In 1998, psychologists found evidence of a tantalizing theory: We all have a finite mental store of energy for self-control and decision-making. Resisting temptations, or making tough decisions, …

Psychology

The Four Keys to Well-Being

<i>This article is adapted from a talk by Richard Davidson, neuroscientist and founder of the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin,</i> …

Create a Culture of Accountability in the Workplace

Accountability in the workplace is something every manager wants to have. Accountability has a clear link to higher work performance, but experts …

Study demonstrates possibility of simultaneous improvement in all mental, physical functions

Scientists develop Matrix-style technology capable of 'uploading knowledge' to your brain

Scientists believe they may have taken the first steps towards making <i>Matrix</i>-style 'instant learning' a reality.<p>A team of researchers from HRL …

5 types of emotional intelligence all great leaders have mastered

The ability to be perceptively in tune with yourself and your emotions, as well as having sound situational awareness can be a powerful tool for leading a team.<p>The act of knowing, understanding, and responding to emotions, overcoming stress in the moment, and being aware of how your words and …

Emotional Intelligence

Neuroscience reveals 4 rituals that will make you happy

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the internet from people who don't know what they're talking about. Don't trust them.<p>Actually, don't trust …