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Stop Making Gratitude All About You

You read a lot these days about research showing that practicing gratitude — making a deliberate point of being grateful for the good things in your life — has all sorts of benefits for happiness and well-being. These articles usually end with a call to start a gratitude journal to reap the full …

Happiness

The 15 Diseases of Leadership, According to Pope Francis

Pope Francis has made no secret of his intention to radically reform the administrative structures of the Catholic church, which he regards as insular, imperious, and bureaucratic. He understands that in a hyper-kinetic world, inward-looking and self-obsessed leaders are a liability.<p>Last year, just …

Leadership

If Great Britain goes, so could the English language

Trying to do business internationally can feel like working on the Tower of Babel. But Andy Molinsky, a professor of international management and organizational behavior at Brandeis University's International Business School, said there's a common fix.<p>"If you’re in a café in Zurich with an …

United Kingdom

What Millennials Want from a New Job

Millennials, it seems, really are the job hoppers people say they are. Those born between 1980 and 1996 are the most likely to look for and change jobs, according to Gallup’s new report “How Millennials Want to Work and Live.”<p>Our research — which provides an in-depth look at what defines …

Demographics

How To Raise Your Data-Viz Game Without A Design Degree

Good Charts may look like “Edward Tufte for Dummies,” but it might also be the design manual of the year.<p>The best design books, like the best designers, value pragmatism over purity. My Edward Tufte books look great on the coffee table, but <i>Good Charts</i> will be joining <i>Design Is a Job</i> on the bookshelf …

Data Visualization

Primal Leadership: The Hidden Driver of Great Performance

When the theory of emotional intelligence at work began to receive widespread attention, we frequently heard executives say—in the same breath, mind you—“That’s incredible,” and, “Well, I’ve known that all along.” They were responding to our research that showed an incontrovertible link between an …

Leadership

High Online User Ratings Don’t Actually Mean You’re Getting a Quality Product

When one of us (Bart) wanted to buy a car seat for his new son, he went to Amazon.com, entered some search terms, and sorted results by the average star rating. He narrowed his choice to two options: One was substantially more expensive but had a higher average rating, 4.6 to 3.8. In the end, he …

Bicycle Helmets

How Businesses Are Using Anonymous Blind App To Change Work Culture

The challenge of handling difficult conversations at work is nothing new, but the use of technology to do it is still burgeoning. Many apps like Memo and Secret were available for anyone to download and use but eventually failed because they were unable to foster a desirable community. Blind, on …

South Korea

Why It's Unethical To Go Back In Time And Kill Baby Hitler

The consequentialist impulse to go back in time and kill baby Hitler is understandable, but instead of decisively removing one moral monster, you’re likely to end up creating another one.<p>Perhaps to celebrate (?) this month’s arrival of Marty McFly that was prophesied in <i>Back to the Future Part II</i>, …

Time Travel

What Bill Nye Got Wrong About Quantum Entanglement

The website “Big Think” is running a series of videos featuring science popularizer Bill “The Science Guy” Nye taking video questions about science. One of the latest of these is a question from Australia about quantum entanglement. And while I have a great deal of respect for Nye as an advocate …

Quantum Mechanics