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24 Painful Things You Must Do To Grow Up

1. Telling your parents that you are just not going to agree with them about certain things (especially regarding your lifestyle choices), and that …

The Psychology of Language: Why Are Some Words More Persuasive Than Others?

<i>What's actually going on in the brain when it processes language? And if words affect the mind in different ways, are some more persuasive than</i> …

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Best-selling business books—the only place Atari and Circuit City are held up as model companies

There’s a formula to the typical business book: look at some successful companies, analyze them, make some true generalizations of those companies, and then advise others to do the same.<p>The trouble is, this is basically useless.<p>Here’s why: In a pool of thousands of companies, inevitably some are …

In 42% of Companies, The Best Workers Are The Least Engaged

More than a third of companies are so dysfunctional, the best people don’t really care about what they’re doing and the worst people don’t know that they are doing a lousy job. Those are the findings of a new study by Leadership IQ, a twelve-year-old Washington, D.C. company that does employee …