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On this day in 1973, the APA declared that homosexuality is not a mental illness

Thursday marks 43 years since the American Psychiatric Association, the organization that publishes the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental …

Employees Naturally Trust Leaders Who Have These 5 Powerful Habits

These are the essential traits of a trustworthy boss.<p>Organizations far and wide have for years attempted to crack the code on what makes for a healthy and profitable work culture. Well, let me save you time and money and simply break it to you here: It is trust.<p>We already know this to be true from …

Running Out of Time Every Day? Here's What You're Doing Wrong.

You're probably guilty of at least one of these seven time-sucking productivity sins.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the Western world, we’re obsessed with time. We schedule meetings to start at precise times, we rush to get things done as fast as possible and we …

Time Management

Want to Spot the Rising Stars? Look for These 6 Behaviors

Top companies known for leadership excel at identifying the best workers. Here's what they look for.<p>The long-term success of a company depends on its ability to spot and nurture high-potential talent.<p>But many a leader assumes that performance alone will carry the day--such is not the case. (Sorry, …

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 …

What You Really Need to Do to Make Your Employees Happy (No, It's Not More Money)

Deep down, every human being wants to find meaning in his or her work.<p>Want to inspire your employees to perform at levels you've never imagined?<p>In <i>Give and Take</i>, Adam Grant says that when people find purpose in their work it will not only improve that person's happiness, it will boost …

China is at the forefront of manipulating DNA to create a new class of superhumans

Would you want to alter your future children’s genes to make them smarter, stronger, or better looking? As the state of science brings prospects like these closer to reality, an international debate has been raging over the ethics of enhancing human capacities with biotechnologies such as so-called …

Molecular Biology

Data Analytics Top Trends In 2017 | Articles | Chief Data Officer

With 2016 drawing to a close, we can look back on what can only be described as a mixed year for data analytics. The polling data in the run-up to …

6 Daily Habits of CEOs You'd Want to Have a Beer With

Easy actions any leader can adopt to better connect with the team.<p><i>By Liz Valentine, CEO, Swift (a POSSIBLE agency)</i><p>Being a competent CEO is one thing. Being a likable CEO is something else entirely--and it can seem like an impossibly abstract task.<p>Studies have shown that it's a special challenge for …

5 signs you're CEO material

Likening critical CEO capabilities, such as giving difficult feedback, to learning the unnatural motion of lifting your back foot first in boxing, he claims "it generally takes years for a founder to develop the CEO skill set." In short, Horowitz insists CEOs are made, not born.<p>But just because …

The Traits of Leaders Who Do Things Fast and Well

An exceptional leader we know would occasionally get a question from his direct reports in a variety of forms but with the common message, “Do you want this done fast or right?” His answer was always the same: “Yes!” He chose not to compromise on either dimension. For this leader and for most …

Business Intelligence Dashboard

What is a Business Intelligence Dashboard?<p>A <b>business intelligence dashboard</b> is an information management tool that is used to track KPIs, metrics, and …

10 Free Chrome Extensions That Will Transform Your Workday

It's not an oversell: These browser add-ons really can make you better, faster, smarter, and safer when working in Chrome.<p>You fill your phone with apps to make it work harder for you--but how about the computer you use every day at work?<p>Chrome extensions work to supercharge your go-to Google …

Productivity

China’s Human CRISPR Tests Could Start a "Biomedical Duel”

A Chinese team became the first to test CRISPR gene editing on a human.<p>Chinese scientists just became the first team to test CRISPR gene editing on a …

Will Trump Discover Why So Many Americans Were Left Behind?

In the first part of this article, “The Five Whys Of The Trump Surprise,” I argued that the root cause of Donald Trump’s surprise win in the presidential election was economic: too many Americans – particularly white Americans in rural areas – have been left behind and so they registered a protest …

Economics

The Science of Sleep: A Brief Guide on How to Sleep Better Every Night

If you want to learn how to sleep better, then you're in the right place. This guide will walk you through everything you need to know if you want to …

Sleep

Organizations Can’t Change If Leaders Can’t Change with Them

When it comes to organizational change, failure continues to be more common than success. In a survey of nearly 3,000 executives about the success of their enterprise transformation efforts, McKinsey discovered the failure rate to be higher than 60%, while Harvard Business Review conducted a study …

An epidemic of bullying doctors is threatening both nurses and patient

In Maryland, a surgeon yelled, "Are you stupid or something?" at a nurse and hurled a bloody surgical sponge at him. A surgeon threw a scalpel at a Virginia nurse, who told me, "He was angry because I didn't have a rare piece of equipment he needed, so he endangered me and several others by …

Physiology

Agile vs Lean vs Design Thinking

There’s an unforgettable scene in my favorite movie, Goodfellas, where Joe Pesci, Robert DeNiro and Ray Liotta pay a late night visit to Pesci’s mom. …

How the most productive people power through their to-do lists

There's plenty of good advice on how to be productive. But most of it makes you feel like you need to turn yourself into a machine. You don't want to …

How to Lead Difficult People (Especially When They Work for You)

Sometimes you have no choice but to lead people you never would have chosen for your team. Here's how to do it.<p>Great leadership is hard. Even harder: poor management.<p>So, imagine you're manager, trying to lead a team whose members you haven't chosen. Now, imagine that some of your employees are …

5 Mental Habits of Highly Ineffective Managers

Great leaders think one way; lousy leaders think another. Which kind of leader are you?<p>One of the great advantages of observing the business world over a couple of decades (and interviewing hundreds of executives) is that you start seeing the patterns of thought that lead to success or failure.<p>This …

The 5 Behaviors That Derail Executive Careers

Some marketers make it to the top of the firm and some don’t. Why? What causes some careers to derail before they reach the pinnacle? It’s a question that young people ask and mature people ponder even after having working for 30 years. To better understand what derails executives in their march to …

Leadership

Former Navy SEAL commanders explain why 'there are no bad teams, only bad leaders'

When Leif Babin became a Hell Week instructor for Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL training (BUD/S), he had already served as a Navy SEAL platoon leader in the most decorated special-operations unit of the Iraq War.<p>Still, he learned a profound lesson about leadership: "<b>There are no bad teams, only</b> …

Facebook Live

How to Build a High-Performance Customer Service Team Using Data and Empathy

When it comes to the performance of your customer service team, there are a few key metrics that will keep you pointed in the right direction.<p><i>By Cassandra Marketos, author of The Customer Service Training Handbook.</i><p>Two hundred tickets a day. Average time until first reply: two minutes. Average …

10 Apps That Help You Manage Your Time Effectively

To develop a sharper focus while taking advantage of digital shortcuts to boost your productivity, consider these 10 apps designed to help you manage …

Why should healthcare workers consider using Twitter? | Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management

<i>Ahead of the workshop ‘Social media – learning, influencing and avoiding trouble’ at the</i> <i>FMLM Scottish medical leadership conference</i> <i>on 21 September,</i> …

Google Is Now Alphabet, And That Spells Big Things For Healthcare

If you’re searching for reasons why Google has renamed itself Alphabet, here’s one: It positions the tech company to expand into health care, which could be very healthy for its long-term fortunes.<p>Google’s health care ambitions are no secret. In the past year alone, the company has teased a pill …

Which medical tests are worth doing?

<b>There are lots of medical screening tests available and screening is big business, but which of these tests are really useful and what are the drawbacks? Michael Mosley decided to find out by looking at the evidence and trying a whole battery of them.</b><p>I began with heart disease, as it is the largest …

Michigan doctor gets 45 years in prison for hurting patients

DETROIT (AP) — Calling the scheme "horrific," a judge sentenced a Detroit-area cancer doctor to 45 years in prison Friday for collecting millions …

Insurance