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People are dying because we misunderstand how those with addiction think

A philosopher explains why addiction isn’t a moral failure.<p>The American opioid epidemic claimed 42,300 lives in 2016 alone. While the public policy challenge is daunting, the problem isn’t that we lack any effective treatment options. The data shows that we could save many lives by expanding …

4 Powerful Lessons You Gradually Learn as You Let Go of the Past

If somebody is working on themselves and changing for the better, it’s unnecessary to keep bringing up their past. People can change and grow. You …

Boats

IBM, remote-work pioneer, is calling thousands of employees back to the office

Less than a year into her tenure as IBM’s chief marketing officer, Michelle Peluso prepared to make an announcement that she knew would excite some of her 5,500 new employees, but also, inevitably, inspire resignation notices from others. She had already briefed managers and the leaders of small …

The Workplace

7 can't-miss apps: Duobook, Forest, AlarmMon and more

With the tech world recovering from a CES hangover, you may have missed some of this week's best apps.<p>Each weekend, we round up a few of our favorite …

20 Habits Holding Me Back From Being a Millionaire

Entrepreneur VIP<p>Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How would you like to become a millionaire?<p>We all do. But, most of us, including yours truly, have bad habits that get in the way of accomplishing this feat. If you’re able to ditch these bad …

Self-improvement

101 Motivational Quotes to Start 2016 Off Right

No matter how this past year went for you, use these 101 motivational quotes to start 2016 off right.<p>Another year has passed. It's time to start over with a clean slate. Maybe 2015 didn't go the way you planned; you didn't follow through with your great ideas and your goals weren't met. Well it's a …

Motivation

The best coffee makers for every type of person

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Below I've rounded up most of the variations of at-home coffee makers you're likely to find and attempted to explain how they work and …

10 Marketing Tactics to Plan for in 2016

I reached out to a few key influencers in marketing to learn more about what they're preparing for in the new year and here's what they had to say.<p>With so many articles, guides, and research findings from companies about upcoming trends and best practices, it can be challenging for marketing …

Marketing

10 products to get you moving at work

<b>(CNN) —</b> You've probably heard by now -- most likely while you were parked in front of your TV or computer -- that sitting kills.<p>In a perfect world, we would spend more time at work and home on our feet. Standing tones your muscles and could reduce the risk of heart disease. But too much of it can …

Ergonomics

The Case For Staying Away From Your Boss

Spatial distance plays a critical role in office ethics. Time to redesign that open office?<p>Unethical behavior is bad for business, whether you’re talking about massive scandals a la Enron and Fannie Mae, or just a boss treating employees unfairly. Even worse, research has shown that misbehavior in …

6 Tips To Make Meetings More Useful

On average, employees are attending up to 62 meetings per month, half of which are considered a waste of time1.In a month there are 20 work days, …

The State Of Hardware For 2015

Cyril Ebersweiler Contributor<p>Cyril Ebersweiler is co-founder and managing partner of HAX, and a general partner at SOSV.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>70 years of VC innovation<br>• 2017 crowdfunding guide<p>Benjamin Joffe Contributor<p>Benjamin Joffe is a partner at HAX.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>70 years …

startups

Google Doodle honors '40s actress Hedy Lamarr, who helped make Wi-Fi a thing

Hedy Lamarr was unquestionably one of the biggest movie stars of the 1930s and '40s. Her beauty was legendary, but in the 21st century, Lamarr's …

15 Simple Ways To Boost Job Satisfaction

Boosting job satisfaction is actually quite easy, it just requires a commitment from managers.More than anything, it comes down to treating employees …

The One Metric You Should Obsess Over As A Manager

Managers have started to pay more attention to metrics, which is a great thing, but more often than not, they measure vanity metrics.Vanity metrics …

Emily Dickinson's Words, Visualized

How do we perceive the world? It's a question that neuroscience has sought to tackle, but which poets and artists have pursued for even longer. The Fundamentals of Neuroscience, a MOOC from Harvard University, is presenting a series of artistic ruminations on the nature of sensation called <i>Poetry of</i> …

16 Wikipedia Pages That Will Change The Way You See The Universe

Robot proteins, immortality, Martian rocks falling from the sky, catastrophic eruptions, and reverse evolution! What more could you ask for?

The Biggest Marketing Mistakes to Avoid

Sometimes the saying “Any publicity is good publicity” just doesn’t hold water. After all, who could forget the tweet that brought down Justine Sacco’s career or the failed McDonad’s hashtag #McDStories? The list could go on and on.<p>There are plenty of best marketing practices out there. But what …

43 Books You Won't Be Able To Stop Talking About

OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG<p><i>Note: Some entries have been edited for clarity and/or length.</i>

How JFK's Image Changed Politics Forever

A few words on an indisputable cultural icon.<p>There exists no photograph in which he is not immaculate. Take the Esquire cover from November 1973, ten years after his death. The shirt he is wearing while eating an ice cream cone on summer holiday is somehow the ideal shirt for eating an ice cream …

5 signs you're overworked — and what to do about it

The more dedicated you are, the more solid your standing with your boss and employer.<p>Add to the mix never-ending, pervasive technology and a gadget-centric world that cannot disconnect, and you have the makings for a very un-relaxed society.<p>Did you stay home this summer? In a recent Allianz survey, …

Make Yourself Immune to Secondhand Stress

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>Over the past decade, we have learned how our brains are hardwired for emotional contagion. Emotions spread via a wireless network of mirror neurons, which are tiny parts of the brain that allow us to empathize with others and understand what they’re feeling. When you see someone yawn, …

Emotional Intelligence

26 of the Coolest, Tastiest Restaurant Trends We Spotted In 2015

Our search for the nation’s best new restaurants also revealed the coolest, tastiest trends of 2015.<p>Our search for the nation's best restaurants revealed far more than the Hot 10—like croissants gone wild and a tropical wallpaper boom. Here's a look at the coolest, tastiest trends we uncovered in …

The State of My Industry

Here’s what LinkedIn Influencers have to say about the past, present, and future of their industries.

7 creative ways to 'do good' when you're strapped for cash

Too often we're told "doing good" means donating money to nonprofits in need.<p>While our dollars definitely help organizations that are working to make …

The Difference Between A Boss And A Leader

There is a huge difference between a boss and a leader. I’d much rather be working for a leader any day.<p>I’ve been fortunate enough to have worked …

5 Psych Theories That Every Leader Should Know

One of the biggest things that we try to do at Officevibe is explain the human side of business.<p>We want leaders to have an understanding of how to …

Employee Engagement

The Secret Of Happiness Revealed By Harvard Study

Happiness comes from choosing to be happy with whatever you do, strengthening your closest relationships and taking care of yourself physically, financially and emotionally.<p>Thus revealed a recent survey of Harvard’s class of 1980 – with data likely biased to those feeling good enough about their …

Happiness

6 tech hacks to master your work/life balance

Hearing more chatter — either at home or at work, or both — about work/life balance?<p>You're not alone.<p>While the concept of a balance between your work …

Social Media