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The World's Biggest Oil And Gas Companies

From Exxon to Rosneft to Petrobras, here are the world's biggest oil and gas companies -- and the people who control them. (With data from WoodMackenzie.)

Top 5 Parenting Habits for Raising Happy, Healthy Kids

We all know that parenting can be difficult. In those first few months after birth, when you're basking in the glow of becoming a new mom or dad while reeling from the difficulty of nighttime feeds, much of what's necessary to raise a child hasn't really hit you. But, over time, as the months and …

The 40-30-20-10 Rule Of Time Management

The underlying concept behind every piece of time management advice you’ve ever received is that you should spend more focused time on what matters most and less or no time on distractions from what matters most. The trouble is that that choice is rarely black and white but, rather, filled with all …

Time Management

5 Scientific Ways to Make Yourself Smarter

While science has proved that memory games don't make you smarter, there are 5 methods that actually do work.<p>About a decade ago, some early scientific research suggested that playing memory games could increase "fluid intelligence," which is the capacity to solve problems in novel situations, …

The Brain

42 Practical Ways To Improve Yourself

The Two Stretches You Need to Do before a Workout

Mobility work can be a bore. Cut down your warmup by focusing on these two stretches from world-renowned strength coach Dan John<p>You probably approach mobility work with the same mentality as you do jury duty: Get it done as quickly and painlessly as possible.<p>We get it: Even though mobility …

5 Lessons You Learn Your First Year at Harvard Business School

A current student explains the most mind-blowing insights she learned her first year at HBS.<p>Is getting an MBA worth it? It's a fraught question with passionately argued cases on both sides of the debate. But whether you think a stint at a top-tier business school is overpriced and creativity …

Harvard Business School

Top Swimming Styles To Take To The Water (Infographic)

If you’re keen to start swimming or you’re looking to brush up on your existing skills, this handy Infographic will explain the difference between …

Are You A Procrastinator? Scientists Say This Brain Hack Can Help You Meet Your Goals

Having trouble motivating yourself to work toward a future goal? Whether what you want is two days or 20 years away, new research finds that the key to avoiding procrastination may be to change the way you think about time.<p>The trick? Break down the time you have into smaller units. For instance, if …

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Compassionate Self Observation: A Key to Overcoming Destructive Habits | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

I’ve discovered a powerful remedy for self-destructive habits that is so simple I wondered how I missed it over the years. My self-destructive habit …

How Your Personality Relates to Your Productivity – and Salary

Why do some people earn more than others? Research backs up the idea that workers with higher educational levels and more experience have higher …