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6 reasons why sex is important in a relationship

I want to start by saying that sex doesn’t need to be a part of every relationship. It might be important to you to wait a certain amount of time or …

Self-improvement

7 challenges smart people choose to overcome

It’s truly fascinating how smart, successful people approach problems. Where others see impenetrable barriers, they see challenges to embrace and …

Here Are The 5 Biggest Financial Rip-Offs To Avoid

Ripping a band-aid off a wound that hasn’t completely healed hurts. Ripping duct tape off your unshaven face? Now, <i>that’s</i> painful.<p>But, do you know what hurts even more?<p>Getting ripped off — that’s what.<p>There’s nothing worse than getting ripped off and losing your money on an investment you should …

Investing

Author who studies millionaires: 240 minutes a day separates the rich from everyone else

There are 1,440 minutes in each day. That is the one common denominator we all share. With respect to time, we are all on equal footing. And most …

The FBI's Best Negotiator Says This Is the 1 Thing You Need to Influence Anyone

Hostage negotiators don't kid themselves about emotions. You shouldn't either.<p>Chris Voss may be the best negotiator in the world.<p>Voss spent more than two decades in the FBI, during which he worked on more than 150 international hostage cases. Eventually, he was chosen among thousands of agents to …

Why Managing Up Is A Skill Set You Need

You’ve heard it said and you know it’s true: People don’t quit jobs, they quit bosses.<p>For many people, the primary ingredient in job satisfaction is not the quality of food in the lunchroom. It’s not the office layout or equipment. It’s not even the workload, salary, or benefits. It’s the …

Leadership

A Battery That Could Change The World

Last week I happened to catch an intriguing documentary on NOVA called Search for the Super Battery.<p>The topic is of intense interest to me, as the development of better, cheaper batteries is critical for both the future of electric vehicles (EVs) and for the future electrical grid. Battery …

According to Harvard, This 1 Leadership Trait Separates Exceptional Leaders From the Rest

Better team collaboration, stronger employee commitment, and lower staff turnover are possible, if you can lead with compassion.<p>When researchers Rasmus Hougaard and Jacqueline Carter looked at the factors that separated exceptional leaders from the pack, one trait stood out above the rest: …

history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict since 1799 - Palestine Remix

Our timeline spans more than two centuries to explain the dramatic chain of events that led to the establishment of a Jewish state in Palestine. Further explore pivotal years in depth through our films.<p>SELECT A SPECIFIC ERA:<p>1799 – 1946<p>The British Mandate for Palestine, from 1917 to 1948, laid the …

Israel

What Everyone Gets Wrong About Introverts

Not antisocial. Not lazy.<p>When you hear the term "introvert," you might imagine someone who's quiet and insular, who likes to spend most of their time …

Behavioral Sciences

A broken idea of sex is flourishing. Blame capitalism | Rebecca Solnit

In this world, women are marketed as toys and trophies. Are we surprised when some men take things literally?<p>Since the Toronto bloodbath, a lot of pundits have belatedly awoken to the existence of the “incel” (short for involuntary celibate) online subculture and much has been said about it. Too …

Feminism

Why Radisson Hotel Group is using Accenture Interactive to build an ad tech stack

Radisson Hotel Group wants to take control of its programmatic spending, but rather than leaning on its agencies, it’s turned to a consulting company.<p>…

Autism test and treatment on horizon as scientists find hormone deficiency link

A test and possible treatment for autism could be on the horizon after scientists discovered that people and primates who are less social are deficient in a particular hormone.<p>Around 1.1 per cent of the people in Britain, around 695,000 are through to be on the autism spectrum, according to The …

This 75-year Harvard study shows how to have lifetime joy

For over 75 years, Harvard’s Grant and Glueck study has tracked the physical and emotional health of two groups:<p>456 poor people in Boston from 1939 …

Happiness

Qualcomm Ventures On Running A Unicorn Farm

Qualcomm, like the other chipmakers, has been in the spotlight lately. According to the Wall Street Journal, they are trimming 4.4% of their workforce to keep their earnings projections on track.<p>While the corporate giant continues to navigate a competitive market, they are heavily invested in …

Venture Capital

Extra time: how smart exercise keeps you younger for longer

As the writer Bill Gifford puts it: 'Ageing makes us fat, and then our fat makes us age'<p>Your nervous system is changing, too. Reaction times are at their best around age 24<p>Research suggests 120 is the absolute upper limit for the durability of the human frame<p>Slow down, that used to be the mantra …

Exercise

10 Ways You Might Be Giving Other People Too Much Power Over Your Life Without Even Realizing It

You only have so much time and energy. Don't let people take it from you.<p>A few years ago, I wrote a book called <i>13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do</i>. I've received thousands of emails over the years from readers telling me which "thing" they struggled with the most. The struggle people seem to …

Self-help

If You're Losing Sleep Over Rude Co-workers, Science Has a Simple Solution (You're Sure to Like It)

A study finds a connection between abuse at work and restless sleep and offers an answer that could also prevent a heart attack one day.<p>If you've ever felt judged, unjustly criticized or even verbally abused by colleagues at work, you've likely felt the impact in the quality of your sleep.<p>Maybe you …

Thinking of Selling Facebook Stock? First, You Need to See This Chart

Sometimes the easiest thing to do is also the hardest.<p>To say <b>Facebook</b> (NASDAQ:FB) had an uncharacteristically poor quarter would be an understatement. …

Investing

Presidential historian Gil Troy: Donald Trump has committed “a crime against the American people”

<b>(Getty/Olivier Douliery)</b><p>Scholar Gil Troy says it’s not too late for Trump to change — but history will judge his enablers harshly<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>April 9, 2018 11:15am (UTC)<p>Donald Trump is president of the United States by title and law. He is not president of all Americans. Trump cares only about …

How to stop snoring - best solutions and remedies to help reduce the noise

Be honest. Do you know you keep your partner awake at night with snores that could only be described as akin to those a farm animal makes?<p>Or are <i>they</i> …

The Wrong Mental Model Can Kill Your Business

How we see problems drives what kind of solutions we come up with<p>Ideas fuel business. They drive how we respond to customer problems and leverage market opportunities. The right idea can make a business work and, over time, our successes become ingrained in our mental models. The opposite is also …

How to retire in 10 years (or less)

Before we begin, let me introduce myself so you know I haven't just fallen off the turnip truck. I reached financial independence in my 40s and …

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's Clear And Consistent Vision Rallies Employees Around A Common Purpose

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella read a book that changed his outlook on leadership and business. The book was <i>Mindset</i> by award-winning Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck. In the 2006 book Dweck explores the habit of having a “growth mindset:” the belief that our potential is not stagnant. We can learn …

Satya Nadella

6 Things Bad Bosses Always Fear (but Great Leaders Always Do)

It could mean the difference between success and failure.<p>Peter Drucker famously said: "Culture eats strategy for breakfast."<p>The quote was actually attributed to him and made famous in 2006 by Mark Fields, chief executive at Ford. Twelve years later, it's corporate-speak for purpose-led and …

Leadership

3 Ways to Not Self-Sabotage Your Negotiation

The stories you tell yourself influence how you approach your negotiation.<p>Years ago, I worked at a very intense management consulting firm. There was a tremendous amount of pressure to deliver value and if you did not demonstrate your value added in the first few minutes of an interaction, people …

If Your Life Isn't Optimized For These 2 Types Of Environments, You're Distracted And Ineffective

It seems the "cutting edge" of self-improvement is based on psychological research of the 1960s, '70s, and '80s.<p>Courtney Reynolds is a 23-year-old entrepreneur. She is intentional about how productive she is with her time. Consequently, she's very mindful of her environment. Around fifteen days per …

Incredible Sahara Forest Project to generate fresh water, solar power and crops in African desert

Can you imagine being able to produce enough water in the Sahara to grow crops there? Can you imagine harnessing sufficient quantities of solar power …

Great Pacific Garbage Patch now three times the size of France

<b>(CNN) —</b> A huge, swirling pile of trash in the Pacific Ocean is growing faster than expected and is now three times the size of France.<p>According to a three-year study published in Scientific Reports Friday, the mass known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is about 1.6 million square kilometers in …

Pollution

How To Retire At 64 With Only Half A Million

<i>This research report was produced by The REIT Forum with assistance from Big Dog Investments.</i><p>How can you retire? This is one of the most pressing …