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Want to Be a Great Leader? The Smartest Ones Start by Doing These 4 Rare Things

If you want your employees to respect you and give you exceptional performance, adopt these four behaviors of the best leaders.<p>Do you work for a boss who has been defined as a "driver?" You know, he or she "drives performance" and "drives results." Maybe even "drives people?" (Maybe into the …

Leadership

Get Ready — Quantum Computing Is Finally Here

The hype that has been building around quantum computing, a potentially revolutionary technology that has been a dream of physicists and computer …

You Don't Need a Leadership Guru: 7 Lessons We Can Learn From Kids

Kids role model these leadership behaviors everyday<p>1. <b>Don't be afraid to take risks</b>. Children are the best example of trying new things. Whether it's crawling, learning to walk, or even getting thrown into a swimming pool. They react based on instinct and don't overthink challenges.<p>2. <b>Reach out to</b> …

50 Tough Questions You Never Ask Yourself, But Should

Lasting growth begins with introspection. These thought-provoking questions will set you up to achieve your life and business goals in the New Year.<p>With the dawn of every New Year, pledges are made by hopefuls everywhere to do or change something big in their life and business. Most of these …

A New Type of Steel Kills Bacteria With Nanospikes

In an age when bacteria are becoming increasingly resistant to our best antibiotics and the words “E. coli” can shut down your favorite local …

It's Official: The World Bank Will Stop Fossil Fuel Financing After 2019

This is HUGE.<p>In a move sure to be celebrated by opponents of fossil fuel-based energy, the World Bank has just made a huge announcement at the One …

Apple will give you more cash for your dusty old Mac

Apple has increased its trade-in values for a bunch of old Mac models. Machines released in 2009 and later could now earn you up to $2,500. That’s a generous $1,000 more than the previous limit.<p>If you were thinking about treating yourself to a new Mac this Christmas, Apple just made it a whole lot …

Technology (India)

How to Have That Talk With Your Son—Without Dying of Embarrassment

Finally, it’s a little easier to bring up the birds and bees with your boys.<p>When it comes to initiating that awkward but necessary discussion about …

Middle School

Our Brains May be 100 Times More Powerful Than We Thought

The human brain is so powerful that some intelligent computers called neural networks are patterned after how the human brain works. As such, …

While India Is Getting Over Its Traditional Leaf Plate, The World Seems To Be Catching On

Remember those disposable leaf plates and bowls that are used to serve <i>'prasad'</i> or the purest food for man's spirit at various religious spaces? Or, …

South India

Thinking of Going to Reykjavik (Like Everyone Else)? You Should Try Helsinki Instead.

Does it seem like everyone you know is going to Reykjavik this summer? The Icelandic city is indeed a lava-hot destination and it’s not that we don’t want you to check it out, but, really, can all those people fit in the Blue Lagoon? Even the country’s tourist board and Tourism Research Centre are …

Helsinki

Untraditional Saffron Finnish Korvapuusti

<i>Story & recipe originally featured in The Oryx In flight Magazine for Fine food October</i><p>HyperFocal: 0<p>Hungry in Helsinki<p>Hi there! Sorry we have been so …

Jonna’s”Peace of cake” & Golden milk

HyperFocal: 0<p>Jonna’s Raw Cake<p>WHITE yoga studio, giant dream catchers & wall hangings from reclaimed wood from the forest with colorful Mexican …

Yaron’s 3 cheeses Khachapuri

Some people are born to cook and some discover their talent later on in life. Yaron is decidedly from the latter group. “I was always convinced that …

Beautiful Persian dumplings “Gondi”

HyperFocal: 0<p>HyperFocal: 0<p>Rottem Lieberson is an artist in her own right. When it comes to food, this Israeli chef who trained in the French culinary …

Is This Nordic City the Next Capital of Cool?

Finland celebrates the 100th anniversary of its independence this year (from Russia, after being part of Sweden for about 500 years before that, in case you skipped that history lesson). The country—ever more on travel and social science radars thanks to its crazy-good education system, …

European Travel

What Are Vault Apps? How To Find Hidden Apps On Your Teen’s Phone

<b>The concern with hidden and vault apps is the inappropriate content that is likely in them, usually nudes or other explicit content and</i> …

Kids & Sexting: Everything You Need to Know

Sorry, <i>mamis</i>, but a new study shows that a large number of teenage girls and boys are sexting on their iPhones. More than 80 percent of these teens are under the age of 18, 11 percent admit they’ve sent suggestive pictures to strangers and 12 percent of girls feel pressured to sext. Even more …

Why Smart People Make Stupid Decisions

We’ve all been there.<p>We make what we think is a rational decision. And then seconds, minutes or days later we wonder “What was I thinking?!” Was it a temporary lapse of sanity? Were we just distracted and decided anyway?<p>We knew it wasn’t the right decision or the best decision, but in that moment, …

Critical Thinking

What You Should Do to Overcome The Peter Principle

Here is why one of the staples of modern management theory is wrong, and what you should do about it.<p>In 1969, Canadian Author Lawrence Peter developed an unorthodox concept that became known as The Peter Principle. Paraphrased, it states that employees will always rise to their level of …

Leaders Need To Understand They Will Never Please Their Employees

Another month, another survey suggesting that employees are not sufficiently engaged, not satisfied or downright unhappy. At a time when organizations of all sorts appear to be bending over backwards to make themselves appealing to would-be employees, reading these reports must be more than …

7 Quotes of a Lifetime

Quotes that make a difference cause us to think. They become our mantra.<p>Many of us have our favorite quotes, and I have often wondered, what makes some statements so powerful that they stick out? What makes some phrases relevant for generations?<p>Experts tell us that humans are aspirational, and when …

Women on the verge of a midlife crisis

For years, middle-age meltdown has been viewed as an exclusively male phenomenon, involving sports cars, affairs and ill-advised fashion choices – but the reality is not that binary<p>It was supposed to be, says the writer Louise Doughty, a feminist indictment of the criminal justice system and of how …

3 Interview Questions That Tactfully Weed Out Narcissists

Interview questions that'll make you stop and think.<p>By design, the interview process is flawed. Both interviewer and interviewee want to know what the other is <i>really</i> like. But it's easy to hide your flaws and make sure that only the squeaky-clean best stuff shines through.<p>Though it's not easy to …

The 3 travel goals that will boost your child's brain

Primary school children are “working” 46 hours per week – nine hours more than their parents – a new report has claimed.<p>The new research, conducted by Dr Sam Wass, the Cambridge University-based child psychology expert from Channel 4’s The Secret Life of 4, 5 & 6 Year Olds and holiday company …

The Secret to Keeping Your Goals When You Have Zero Willpower

Don't worry, this is not another New Year's resolutions how-to article. This is a beautiful challenge to be accepted, a desperate call to action, and …

Why Are We So Afraid To Admit When Our Kids Are Struggling?

Like all parents, I have the most adorable child in the world. When you think about it, we all have the most adorable child in the world, which is a …

The Trendiest Holiday Cookies of 2016, According to Pinterest

Arguably the best part about the holidays is the influx of sugary treats in every home and office. During the season of both giving and indulging, …

Christmas Cookies

Want to Be a Great Leader? Do This 1 Thing First (Most Bosses Do the Opposite)

Great leaders know the secret to motivating, inspiring, and leading their employees. And here it is.<p>The audience was polite but definitely not captivated. I was struggling to engage them. OK, to be honest, I was kinda dying onstage.<p>Maybe I was having an off day. Maybe they were having an off day.<p>Or …

Good Bosses Switch Between Two Leadership Styles

Think back to the last team project you participated in at work. How did the person running the project lead the group? Did they lead by presenting a plan and using their authority to insist that others follow along? Or did the person instead lead by explaining why a particular course of action …