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The Power Of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have Extraordinary Impact

In this excerpt, the authors of “Made to Stick” explore the fascinating mysteries of experience.<p>In our lives, there are some moments we will remember for decades, and others that expire almost as quickly as they arrive. Moments are not created equal. That’s a simple, even obvious, insight, but in …

Duke University

A Way to Plan If You’re Bad at Planning

Learning how to plan — especially if you’re new to organizing your time — can be a frustrating experience. And for some individuals, the reason could be their brains.<p>As a time management coach, I’ve seen some incredibly intelligent people struggle to plan. For example, very creative people who …

Self Compassion

How to Communicate Clearly During Organizational Change

A former colleague liked to remind leaders of their impact by telling them, “There are children you’ve never met who know your name.” The point was simple: Their followers were also moms or dads who were going home and talking about their day in front of their children. And you, their leader, had a …

Management

The Ways Your Brain Manages Overload, and How to Improve Them

Information overload is everywhere, from non-stop news to rat-a-tat email inboxes. At the receiving end of this deluge of verbiage is the human brain—<i>your</i> brain— metaphorically endowed with a vacuum cleaner that sucks up information; a container for short-term memory; a blender for integrating …

Tip: The Very Best Way to Row

There are two ways to row: super strict or super cheated. Both are incorrect! Here's how to actually row right for gains.<p>Back Bodybuilding<p>There are …

Do You Know How Each Person on Your Team Likes to Work?

When we travel to a country that has a different culture than ours, many of us spend time learning ways to communicate and connect with the people there. We might look up the meanings of common terms and access maps of key attractions.<p>Similarly, when you first become a manager, it’s helpful to …

Differing Work Styles Can Help Team Performance

Most leaders now recognize that the best teams leverage diversity to achieve long-term success. But many think about it in pretty narrow terms: …

How We Ruined Mindfulness

<i>Breathe. Be in the moment. Live in the here and now.</i><p>Those are familiar words, I’m sure, because we are living through a mindfulness revolution. …

Mindfulness

How to Improve Your Sales Skills, Even If You’re Not a Salesperson

At some point in your career, even if you’re not a salesperson, you’re going to have to sell something — whether it’s your idea, your team, or yourself. So how can you improve your sales skills, especially if you don’t pitch people often? What should you focus on first? And what should you do if …

Chris Cornell, Searching for Solitude

This cover story by Jonathan Gold first appeared as in the December 1996 issue of <i>Details</i>, photographed by Albert Watson.<p>On a soundstage done up to resemble a demented interrogation chamber, Chris Cornell is shackled to a perforated metal dentist’s chair of a sort you imagine Trent Reznor has stored …

Linkin Park, Little Steven, Snoop Dogg and 26 More Albums to Hear Now

<b>Rolling Stone Recommends:</b><p><b>Jlin, Black Origami</b><br>The most talked-about electronic album of the year is rooted in the decades-percolating rhythmic …

The rise of the superstars - Companies

Special report<p>CompaniesThe rise of the superstars<p>ON AUGUST 31ST 1910 Theodore Roosevelt delivered a fiery speech in Osawatomie, Kansas. The former …

The alphabet of success - Key attributes

Special report<p>Key attributesThe alphabet of success<p>GENERAL ELECTRIC, THE product of an alliance between Thomas Edison, America’s greatest inventor, …

Survey Shows Being Clever and Snarky on Social Media Isn't as Smart as You Think

Sprout Social research shows there's a better approach (even though it's not as much fun).<p>What's your social media strategy? If it revolves around being modern and hip, snarky, edgy, and oh-so-clever--you might want to reconsider. A new survey of 1,000 customers by social media management software …

Social Media

The Biggest Mistakes New Executives Make

Organizations invest a lot of time and money in hiring the right CEO or senior executive to set a vision and make the changes in their company. Yet within the first 18 months, there’s a 50% chance the executive will leave the organization. This failure comes with enormous costs, not only in …

Tip: 7 Ways to Improve Your Deadlift

Hit a new PR in about a month using these proven deadlift-boosting exercises.<p>Improving your deadlift doesn't necessarily mean upping the frequency. …

Why Being a Middle Manager Is So Exhausting

There is no shortage of advice for how to navigate power dynamics within organizations — from managing toxic or exceptionally gifted subordinates to dealing with unpredictable and narcissistic bosses. Researchers have devoted entire careers to systematically cataloging the many ways in which those …

The 10 best at-home dumbbell workouts

You don’t need a gym membership to have a solid daily workout routine. Seriously. While it’s nice to have the camraderie and competitive components …

How to Nourish Your Team’s Creativity

CEOs in a recent poll agreed that creativity is the most important skill a leader can have. What seems less clear is how to actually cultivate it. Every leader is hoping for that next great idea, yet many executives still treat creative thinking as antithetical to productivity and control. Indeed, …

How to Improve at Work When You’re Not Getting Feedback

Too many managers avoid giving any kind of feedback, regardless of whether it’s positive or negative. If you work for a boss who doesn’t provide feedback, it’s easy to feel rudderless. It can be especially disorienting if you’re new in the role, new to the company, or a recent graduate new to the …

How Asana Built The Best Company Culture In Tech

Former Google and Facebook employees made company culture a priority and created one of the best places to work.<p>Tech culture has the reputation for long hours, intense competition, and little time for reflection.<p>But Asana, a workplace-productivity management company founded by former Facebookers …

The New Science of Team Chemistry

Organizations aren’t getting the performance they need from their teams. That’s the message we hear from many of our clients, who wrestle with complex challenges ranging from strategic planning to change management. But often, the fault doesn’t lie with the team members, our research suggests. …

Fintech Companies Could Give Billions of People More Banking Options

Much has been made of the fact that a new breed of financial technology (or fintech) companies is unbundling banks in the developed world. Startups are attacking all of the components of the traditional bank value proposition (e.g., accounts, portfolio management, mortgages, car loans, …

The best 9 lunches for your training goal

Lunch is a tricky one. Sure, you can spend weekends basting your bird until it’s golden brown, but by mid-week you find yourself face to face with …

How PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi Is Steering the Company Toward A Purpose-Driven Future

PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi and chief scientist Mehmood Khan are committed to working toward progress in health and sustainability.<p>PepsiCo recently revealed a new global corporate agenda that emphasizes health and social accountability. That might seem like a stretch for a company best known for …

The manufacturing jobs delusion

INDUSTRIAL policy via Twitter is a new development in economics but we may all have to get used to it over the next four (or eight) years. Donald …

The 100 Best Songs of 2016

In 2016, everything felt more intense. The most visible pop music was also some of the most political. The saddest songs came from people who passed away days after releasing them. Debut singles from some of the most anticipated releases sounded broken. One of the best songs of the year received …

5 At-Home Cardio Workouts for Fat Loss

1 of 5<p>Jack/Push/Climb Workout<p>Do one jumping jack. Then do one pushup. Then do one mountain climber (each leg) That's one rep.<p><b>Rounds:</b> 8<b><br>Duration:</b> 20 …

Forget Micromanaging, Hands-Off Leadership Could Hurt Workers More

Hovering isn’t terribly helpful, but hands-off management can hurt the team even more.<p>No one likes to be micromanaged. But when it comes to leadership, going too far in the opposite direction can be just as bad.<p>That’s the conclusion Tanya Menon and Leigh Thompson reached in their new book, <i>Stop</i> …

Coherence: A Secret Ingredient to Aligning Goals, Priorities, Actions, and Attention

Here are 10 tips to align your team and get your company hyper-focused on what matter most in your company.<p>What if there was a magic concept that you could employ that would powerfully align your company's goals, priorities, actions, and culture?<p>In other words, your company would invest its best …

Accounting