Hayden Scott

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Why Technical Experts Make Great Leaders

<b>Amanda Goodall,</b> a senior lecturer at Cass Business School in London, argues that the best leaders are technical experts, not general managers. She discusses her research findings about doctors who head up hospitals, scholars who lead universities, and all-star basketball players who go on to manage …

This century-old Japanese budgeting system can help you save a ton of money — and it's refreshingly simple

• <b>A budget can help you manage your finances and increase your savings. But it's not always easy to maintain.</b>• <b><br>"Kakeibo: The Japanese Art of Saving</b> …

15 Of The Best Pop Songs From 2018 So Far That You Might’ve Missed

Pop music is an ever-shifting force, and it’s also one that tends to brush up against and around other genres, incorporating the best parts of them into itself. With this in mind, the spirit of this list is to highlight overlooked or underappreciated gems at all corners of the word “pop.”<p>In the …

Bill Gates Wants You to Watch These 9 TED Talks

You can read what Gates called "one of the most important" books he's ever read, or you can watch these short but amazing TED Talks.<p>In an interview published in <i>Time</i> magazine earlier today, Bill Gates said that the late Hans Rosling's book <i>Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why</i> …

Self-improvement

Clean Up Corrosive Interpersonal Dynamics on Your Team with This System

“The consequences of not identifying and addressing conflicts and corrosive team dynamics are always dire,” says <b>Laura Gates</b>, whose work as an …

Some Of The Best Rock Songs Of 2018 You Might Have Missed

Rock music gets a lot of criticism these days for falling behind hip-hop and pop in the public consciousness. But just because fewer rock bands are crossing over with big pop radio hits doesn’t mean that excellent rock songs aren’t being released. In fact, so much good rock is coming out regularly, …

Why Black Employees Hesitate to Open Up About Themselves

When Marcus (not his real name) joined a leading international bank right out of college, he believed that success would come from delivering solid numbers. “Secure the highest returns, bring in the most clients, keep your head down, and get the work done,” he says, recalling his strategy. For …

10 of the best music documentaries to watch on Netflix

<b>Over the next few weeks a host of music documentaries will make their way into cinemas.</b><p>These will include ones focusing on the EDM movement (What We …

Music

Why Your Inner Circle Should Stay Small, and How to Shrink It

When it comes to networks, the bigger the better, right? Not necessarily. Carefully curate your most trusted, inner circle and you’ll be surprised at how much more valuable you’ll become to the larger community of people in the world who care about the same things you do.<p>We live in a time when …

30 Movies from the Past 10 Years Everyone Should Watch at Least Once

Movie night, here we come.<p>If you’re looking for great movies, look no further. I’ve compiled a list of fantastic films from the past ten …

39 Great Whiskeys You Can Actually Find at Your Liquor Store

Here’s the truth about most “Best Whiskeys” lists you’ll find online: a slideshow of rare Pappy Van Winkles and Macallan Lalique releases aren’t …

Liquor

Watch Slipknot and Korn's Insane Live Cover of Beastie Boys' "Sabotage"

Rising New York act on breaking barriers, defying stereotypes, bringing new voices to the scene<p>Texan upstarts took a break from recording 'Vulgar …

The Breathing Technique a Navy SEAL Uses to Stay Calm and Focused

Breathing is a unique process in the human body. Unlike, for example, digestion, breathing has both an involuntary control mechanism as well as …

Meditation

How To Design For Everyone, In 3 Steps

First? Ignore the average user–they don’t exist.<p>Inclusive design is officially a buzzword, with companies like Airbnb releasing an inclusion toolkit and Microsoft attempting to use its principles to make better products. But the idea behind that buzzword–that designing for a wider variety of people …

To Build Connection on Your Team, Skip Icebreakers and Talk About Photography

Imagine looking at a photo of a single shoe on the sidewalk, or two people embracing, or a person walking alone into a cemetery. All these images instantly ignite emotions and associations — without a written or spoken word. And because the reaction is physiological, it happens in seconds.<p>As a …

Management

Researchers recorded a thought making its way through the brain in real time — see what it looks like

What happens in the brain when you're listening to a person's voice or looking at their face?<p>Neuroscientists at the University of California Berkeley have some new answers to that question after peering inside the opened-up heads of 16 epilepsy patients.<p>The scientists' aim was to track what happens …

Why Can't People Hear What Jordan Peterson Is Saying?

A British broadcaster doggedly tried to put words into the academic’s mouth.<p>My first introduction to Jordan B. Peterson, a University of Toronto clinical psychologist, came by way of an interview that began trending on social media last week. Peterson was pressed by the British journalist Cathy …

Feminism

Within five years, 15 million people – 80% of the population – were wiped out in an epidemic named ‘cocoliztli’, meaning pestilence<p>In 1545 disaster struck Mexico’s Aztec nation when people started coming down with high fevers, headaches and bleeding from the eyes, mouth and nose. Death generally …

Mexico City

Will you kill someone if the situation arises? People's decision-making can now be predicted, here's how

"The findings give us a glimpse into what is the nature of morality," said Dr Marco Iacoboni, director of the Neuromodulation Lab at UCLA's …

AI’s latest application: wasting email scammers’ time

Schadenfreude is one of life's simplest pleasures -- especially when the victim in question is an email scammer. That's the service Netsafe's Re:scam provides. Simply forward your Nigerian prince emails to the service and it'll use machine learning to generate conversations to waste the nefarious …

Bots

New Study Links Brain Injuries to "Acquired Sociopathy"

This discovery brings into question how much free will there is in deciding to break the law.<br>Read More

SPOP CAMPUS OMODEO: 'what we do with empty villages' examines sardinia's depopulation crisis

<b>interdisciplinary design collective sardarch specializes in the urban transformation of neighborhoods by proposing various strategies with the active</b> …

These 5 Psychological Traits Can Help You Live a Longer, Happier Life

Many participants smoked and drank, and enjoyed the benefits of health and longevity anyway.<br>Read More

How one couple saved their marriage by asking each other a simple question

For years, novelist Richard Paul Evans and his wife Keri struggled with their marriage. Then, one day, they learned to ask each other a simple question: “How can I make your day better?”<p>The question, which Evans wrote about in a viral blog post, saved their marriage.<p>The Salt Lake City, Utah couple …

Relationships

Are You Having Trouble Focusing? These Simple Strategies Will Help

In today’s always-on, information-overloaded world, it can be hard to stay focused throughout the day. How often do you find yourself distracted by inner chatter during meetings? Or how often do you find that emails are pulling you away from more important work?<p>We’ve surveyed and assessed more than …

Here's The One Thing Scientists Have Found Will Change Anti-Vaxxers Minds

Logic is futile.<p>Coming up against people who choose not to vaccinate can be frustrating. It's even worse when you realise that those who question the …

Public Health

Saying You’re Sorry Isn’t Enough Anymore

Maybe the reason the recent wave of apology tours feels so exhausting is because giving forgiveness takes more effort than asking for it.<p><b>Had you asked</b> me — or, I think, any number of women — a few years ago what I wanted from the abusive men in my life, I likely would’ve said, “I just want them to …

Airbnb Cofounder Joe Gebbia on How 'Dog-Fooding' Leads to Great Design

In a Q&A, Airbnb cofounder Joe Gebbia explains how the sharing-economy powerhouse ‘dog-foods’ to better understand its customers and why great design …

There's one type of person you should always fire as fast as possible

Barbara Corcoran calls them the "thieves in the night." And she never tolerated them in her company.<p>Corcoran is a real-estate mogul who sold her business, The Corcoran Group, for $66 million in 2001.<p>On an episode of Business Insider's podcast, "Success! How I Did It," Corcoran told US …

Real Estate

6 Strategies Inspired by a Nobel Prize Winner That Will Help You Design Better Solutions | Inc.com

Richard Thaler won the 2017 Nobel Economics Prize for integrating psychology with economics. He has played a crucial role in the development of behavioral economics over the past 40 years, which has had a significant impact on economists, researchers, business, and government …

Critical Thinking