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Harvard Business Review

June 19, 2018<p>The Real Reason You Work Nights and Weekends<p><b>From Amy Bernstein</b><br>Editor, Harvard Business Review<p>Here’s a startling stat: Most managers spend upwards of 85% of their workday on email, in meetings, and on the phone. As a result, too many of us have gotten into the habit of collaborating …

Management

Here's What You Need to be Doing Every Day if You Want an Amazing Life | Inc.com

Successful people are the ones you should want to emulate. They understand that doing things like everyone else only leads to mediocrity. Want ideas on how to live a better life? Here are nearly two dozen daily habits practiced by high achieving executives.<p>1. Biohack your body.<p>"Biohacking is the …

showappreciation

New Scientific Theory Suggests That The Universe Is Conscious And We Are A Part Of A Giant Mind!

<b>WE ARE THE UNIVERSE BECOMING CONSCIOUS OF ITSELF!</b><p>Science and technology have relatively bridged the gap between man and the universe throughout the …

Dark Matter

5 Tactics to Win a Negotiation, According to an FBI Agent

It was 1998 and I was standing in a narrow hallway outside an apartment on the 27th floor of a high-rise in Harlem. I was the head of the New York …

Emotional Intelligence

The 24 Rules for Success Left Behind by a Legendary Wall Street Banker

14. "Have some fun—but not all the time!"<p>Richard Jenrette, who co-founded the investment bank Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in 1959, spent four …

Wall Street

Are You Confusing Your People? This Expert CEO Explains How to Apply Clarity at Every Level. | Inc.com

Leaders spend a ton of time trying to get their message across to their teams. They experiment with all sorts of delivery channels, tones, and messengers to make their point. But it's all for naught if the message isn't clear enough for the team to understand, or if the message doesn't lead to the …

Team Building

Great Leaders Are Confident, Connected, Committed, and Courageous

Brad was leading a difficult turnaround of his company and had decided to fire his head of sales, who was a nice guy but wasn’t performing.<p>Three months later, he still hadn’t fired him.<p>I asked him why. His answer? “I’m a wimp!”<p>Brad (not his real name — I’ve changed some details to protect people’s …

Leadership

Master Son House's influential blues playing with these 5 killer guitar licks

<b>Get to the heart of traditional acoustic blues with this slide tutorial, including five examples in the style of the legendary Son House.</b><p>Born in …

Guitar

You make or break your life between 5-7 a.m.

While serving a humanitarian and ecclesiastical mission at the age of 20, I learned potentially the most important lesson of my life. How you spend …

Motivation

7 Essential Shoe Styles Every Man Should Own

From loafers to work boots, these seven types of shoe will ensure you're appropriately dressed for any social occasion, from the office to the gym.

Men's Fashion

Rip Up the Fretboard with Three-Note-Per-String Pentatonics

As guitar players' tastes and abilities evolve, and they begin to gravitate toward an appreciation for, and desire to learn, more technically …

Electric Guitar

Pentatonic Power: Five Ways to Get the Most From Five Notes

Greetings, and welcome to the School of Pentatonic. Such luminaries as Stevie Ray Vaughan, Eddie Van Halen, Jimi Hendrix, Kirk Hammett, Eric Clapton, …

Electric Guitar

9 Navy SEAL Sayings That Will Improve Engagement And Accountability In Your Organization

Engagement and accountability are critical elements for growth, productivity and profitability in any organization. But in this fast-paced twenty-first century age of disruption, improving engagement and accountability seems more challenging than ever before.<p>According to the 2017 KPMG Global CEO …

Employee Engagement
Leadership

Exceptional Leaders Never Speak First. Neither Should You

As a leader, you already know what you know. Here's the perfect way to find out what other people know.<p>I felt I had a good idea. Who am I kidding -- I felt I had a <i>great</i> idea. I had done the analysis, done the reasoning, and done the math. Still, just to make sure, I asked a key employee for …

openended

2 Career Derailing Behaviors That Might Surprise You

It isn't always the obvious behavioral challenges that can derail any good leadership career. Here are two less obvious things to watch out for.<p>There are a lot of reasons why careers of otherwise functional or technically competent leaders derail. Most of us know many of the obvious ones: …

Leadership

You're Wrong About Evolution: This 6-Minute Video Explains How It Really Works

"We're not monkeys. We're fish."<p>If you're a vocal science lover, there's one question we're pretty sure you've been asked at least once: "If we …

Biology

21 dreamy destinations where you can see the bluest water in the world

We may be smack, bang in the middle of a muggy heatwave, but that doesn't mean we can't dream of being somewhere tropical.<p>From hidden water holes in …

National Parks

So you think you know what reality is? This book on physics and philosophy will shatter your belief

In the process, you will also get to read a lucid history of the debate between Albert Einstein and Niels Bohr over quantum physics.<p>When Albert …

Quantum Mechanics

How Paul Rudd Got Even More Shredded for ‘Ant-Man and The Wasp’

Paul Rudd blew minds when he first pulled off his shirt and revealed a shredded midsection in <i>Ant-Man</i> back in 2015. The actor was 45, after all. And, …

Paul Rudd

Special Forces Commandos Eat Like This To Build Muscle & Drop Fat

Your nutrition has a massive effect on your athletic performance and your aesthetics. Coming from a background of competitive gymnastics, soccer, …

Nutrition

The mind-bendy weirdness of the number zero, explained

We explain nothing.<p>The computer you’re reading this article on right now runs on a binary — strings of zeros and ones. Without zero, modern electronics wouldn’t exist. Without zero, there’s no calculus, which means no modern engineering or automation. Without zero, much of our modern world …

Mathematics

How to Manage an Employee Who’s Having a Personal Crisis

We all have life events that distract us from work from time to time — an ailing family member, a divorce, the death of a friend. You can’t expect someone to be at their best at such times. But as a manager what <i>can</i> you expect? How can you support the person to take care of themselves emotionally …

Financial Services

Want to Schedule a Productive Workday? Follow These 4 Really Simple Strategies.

If you're the type who stops to view every new email, one word: STOP.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are some days in the life of an entrepreneur when it seems that there aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything that needs doing done. OK, make …

Time Management

An advanced civilization could resist the accelerating expansion of the universe - MIT Technology Review

When it comes to existential threats to humanity, some problems are more urgent than others. Disease, nuclear war, famine, asteroid impact: all have …

Universe

In lost interview, Stanley Kubrick explains the ending of 2001: A Space Odyssey

Fifty years since it was first screened, <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i> continues to cause confusion and debate. Stanley Kubrick’s epic film reimagined what …

Stanley Kubrick

Negotiating necessities: Powerful tactics to get what you want

Self-Assessment Quiz – True or False:<p>I feel comfortable speaking up at meetings.<br>• I have created a team of people I can go to for help.<br>• I am aware of my …

Time I

What Was It Like When The Big Bang First Began?

Looking out at our Universe today, we not only see a huge variety of stars and galaxies both nearby and far away, we also see a curious relationship: the farther away a distant galaxy is, the faster it appears to move away from us. In cosmic terms, the Universe is expanding, with all the galaxies …

Dark Matter

Why Can’t We Find Planet Nine?

Astronomers suspect that there’s a large planet hiding out in the distant fringes of the solar system. At a recent workshop, they brainstormed ways …

Universe

How to Focus on What’s Important, Not Just What’s Urgent

Do you get to the end of the day and feel that you’ve met your most pressing deadlines but haven’t accomplished anything that’s fundamentally important? You’re hardly alone. In a series of studies recently published in the Journal of Consumer Research, people typically chose to complete tasks that …

Time Management