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Mindfulness for People Who Are Too Busy to Meditate

Mindfulness has become almost a buzz-word. But what is it, really? Mindfulness is, quite simply, the skill of being present and aware, moment by moment, regardless of circumstances.<p>For instance, researchers have found that mindfulness can reprogram the brain to be more rational and less emotional. …

In Burma, the rise of radical Buddhism

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Seven Rules for Managing Creative-But-Difficult People

Moody, erratic, eccentric, and arrogant? Perhaps — but you can’t just get rid of them. In fact, unless you learn to get the best out of your creative employees, you will sooner or later end up filing for bankruptcy. Conversely, if you just hire and promote people who are friendly and easy to …

Syria conflict: warplanes 'strike Damascus' - as it happened

3.56pm BST<p>Summary<p>Here is a summary of today’s key events.<p>Syria<p>• <b>A video obtained by Reuters suggests that Palmyra’s Temple of Bel, which dates from</b> …

Change Management Is Bigger Than Leadership

If an organization needs to undergo significant change, that’s a leadership issue, right? Old dogs will learn new tricks when the lead dog — or ape, or penguin, depending on the management fable of the moment — shows them off. Leaders need to craft compelling elevator speeches, relentlessly deliver …

Michael Dell Said to Weigh Blackstone LBO With CEO Role

Dell Inc. founder Michael Dell will only consider backing a buyout by Blackstone Group LP if the private-equity firm guarantees he can remain as …

Why small is now big in theatreland

<b>The National Theatre in London is about to unveil its new temporary stage, The Shed. It will fill the gap until the National re-opens its revamped, renamed third auditorium next year.</b><b>The Shed's audience capacity is around a fifth of that of the National's biggest stage and the theatre hopes to</b> …