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Should women with PMS get free therapy on the NHS?

A leading medical society has suggested that sufferers of severe premenstrual syndrome should be offered free cognitive behavioural therapy. Framing it as a disorder is a political act<p>More than a million women who struggle with severe PMS should be offered free therapy, according to the Royal …

Mental Health

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The Three Rules Of Behavioral Economics That Can Lead To Success

Entrepreneurs know there’s little room in the startup process for error, and these three principles can help minimize it.<p>As just about every entrepreneur, business leader, or even ordinary job seeker knows, the success often comes with very thin margins of error. Look back on that big job you …

The One Thing Great Leaders Always Do

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Work-Life Balance Is Easier When Your Manager Knows How to Assess Performance

dave wheeler FOR HBR<p>Not long ago, a manager asked me to name the most important work-life benefit for employees. I answered that the most important benefit isn’t a benefit at all. Of course, child care, flexible scheduling, and family leave policies are important, but in my experience the best …

The Day Is Coming When Customer Service Will Be Run by Chatbots | Inc.com

Facebook has almost two billion active users. At a developer conference today, the company announced plans to connect even more, and Mark Zuckerberg hinted at a near-future scenario where A.I.-controlled bots will answer basic questions via the Messenger app.<p>Why is that such a big announcement? …

Chatbots

Want to Start a Freelance Business? 12 Successful Freelancers Share Their Best Advice

Experience is a great teacher, but so is learning from people who have been there and done that -- extremely well.<p>You have the skills. You have the desire. You have the persistence, work ethic, and belief in yourself required to start your own business and become a successful freelancer.<p>But what …

Best Practice Tips for Creating Key Performance Indicators

How the Navy SEALs Train for Leadership Excellence

Almost every world-class, high-performance organization takes training and education seriously. But Navy SEALs go uncomfortably beyond. They’re obsessive and obsessed. They are arguably the best in the world at what they do. Their dedication to relentless training and intensive preparation, …

4 Business Strategies That Seem Important But Aren't

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As entrepreneurs, we’re always looking for strategies that will help our business experience explosive growth. We’re looking for an edge that can help us stand out from everyone else. For entrepreneurs today, those strategies are freely …

Applying military knowledge to business strategy – Part 1

I have never been in the military, but having heard many stories about military life from both of my grandfathers, I am fascinated by the complex …

The Soft Skills of Great Digital Organizations

Smart organizations have recognized that introducing new technology into the workplace isn’t about hardware or software: it’s about <i>wetware</i>, also known as human beings. If you want to be the kind of nimble business that can make the most of successive waves of tech innovation, you need human beings …

Why Are Educators Learning How to Interrogate Their Students?

About a year and a half ago, Jessica Schneider was handed a flyer by one of her colleagues in the child-advocacy community. It advertised a training session, offered under the auspices of the Illinois Principals Association (I.P.A.), in how to interrogate students. Specifically, teachers and school …

This Mental Trick of Olympic Athletes Can Radically Increase Your Productivity

Top athletes use this simple but powerful technique to perform at their best. So can you.<p>This summer in Rio de Janeiro, we're likely to see awe-inspiring displays of physical prowess. What we're unlikely to see is the mental work that goes into those jaw-dropping accomplishments.<p>Everyone knows that …

A Top Sales Executive's Formula for Lasting Success: 10 Tips | Inc.com

Without sales you have no business. And that means without great salespeople you have no business.<p>Want to make your sales team more effective? (Of course you do.)<p>Here's a guest post from Lynne Zaledonis, a Senior Director of Product Marketing at Salesforce who helps drive product marketing and …

Customers

2016: The best high-end tablets for business users | ZDNet

Microsoft Surface Book<p>Microsoft wants mobile devices which replace the traditional PC -- and the firm's latest offerings have appeal for business …

5 companies trying to help you sleep better

The average worker loses 8.5 days of work annually because they can’t catch a decent night’s sleep. That’s probably because your phone is sending you push notifications from all the different services and social networks you’re part of.<p>As a result, we’re suffering at work with loss of focus and …

The Brain

How Failure Leads to Disruptive Success

Our problem is one faced by everyone from lone entrepreneurs to global corporations. Things go wrong, perfected plans fall apart and momentum grinds …

Innovation

How Google Has Changed Management, 10 Years After its IPO

Google went public 10 years ago today, and since then has dramatically changed the way the world accesses information. It has also helped shape the practice of management. Staying true to its roots as an engineering-centric company, Google has stood out both for its early skepticism of the value of …

The Life Biz

How to succeed at work and at home.<p>“Smarter Faster Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business” (Random House) is Charles Duhigg’s follow-up to his best-selling “The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business,” which was published in 2012. The new book, like its …

West Side Story

PIN problems: our smartphones aren't as safe as we think

Smartphones are fast becoming a digital wallet with access to every part of our lives. From bank details and mortgages to private correspondence and …

Robot CEO: Your next boss could run on code

A report shown at the 2016 World Economic Forum in January says millions of jobs will be lost to robots in the next few years. When thinking about who is most vulnerable, factory workers, drivers, and pilots come to mind. Surely the jobs requiring a human touch, such as artists, entertainers, and …

World Economic Forum

The Real Revolution In Performance Management

After years spent complaining about performance management, companies are finally redesigning this critical, yet much maligned, part of human capital management. Here’s a quick snapshot of what the real revolution in performance management is about based on my experience working with hundreds of …

3 Habits of Bad Managers and How to Fix Them

To be a successful leader and manager, you have to condition yourself to let go of all the control you used to have when you were just one individual …

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