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Screw The Golden Rule: Managers, Do Not Treat Employees The Way You'd Like To Be Treated. Here's Why

Here's why the old adage "Treat others the way you want to be treated" doesn't work when managing a team.<p>"Treat others the way you'd like to be treated."<p>This is The Golden Rule we all learned growing up. As a manager or CEO in a company, you'd think it would make sense to follow it too. Managers …

The Workplace

Is Ikigai the New Hygge?

This Japanese concept might be the secret to finding longevity and purpose in life.<p>By now, you're probably familiar with the buzzword <i>hygge</i>, the …

Self-improvement

#NotRacists Be Like: The Top 10 Phrases Used by People Who Claim They Are Not Racist

Could you pass this test given to black people registering to vote in America in 1964?

If you were a black American in the 1950s and early 60s, chances are you wouldn’t have been able to vote.<p>It was the height of the Jim Crow era, and …

These 2 Warren Buffett Habits Will Make Your Co-Workers Love You

Listen to Warren Buffett speak and you might find another reason to admire him -- he's just plain likable.<p>Warren Buffett is a man many admire for having one of the best investment track records in history. But, as much as the "Oracle of Omaha" may be able to teach you about becoming the next …

Self-improvement

The Overthinker's Guide to Getting Sh*t Done

Don’t overthink. Do.<p>Balancing thought and action will always be a challenge for many people.<p>When you spend too much time picturing what a project is …

5 questions to ask on a first date if you want to *really* figure someone out

To anyone who’s knee-deep in the dating scene, please accept a virtual fist pump as our show of support because interacting with strangers in the …

Harvard psychiatrist Lance Dodes: Donald Trump is a “sociopath” and “a very sick individual”

Harvard professor and psychoanalyst on the “antiquated” Goldwater rule and our president’s “serious mental illness”<p>The president of the United States is a global celebrity whose every action is endlessly commented upon and dissected for meaning by the news media, foreign powers (both friends and …

One Bowl, No Measurements: Chocolate Cake, As Easy As Can Be

At first glance, this bare bones recipe may look like something from a technical challenge on Great British Bake Off, but the absence of measurements <i>is</i> intentional. This is what I like to call a “no-measure cake” (as in, no measuring spoons or cups needed), and the recipe is so foolproof it’ll turn …

Dessert

The O positive (and O negative) blood type diet

Knowing your blood type can often be thought of as useful only if you need a blood transfusion. However, there is another argument that says eating …

12 Millionaire Habits to Start Making Serious Money Soon and Build Wealth in a Hurry

Get-rich-quick schemes rarely work but doing the right things every day rarely fails.<p>There's a mindset that's prevalent these days. It's one of instant gratification in an on-demand society that looks for quick results with very little effort. Entrepreneurs know that life doesn't work that way. You …

8 TED Talks to Help You Overcome Your Fear of Failure

Eight videos that will help inspire you to go for your dreams.<p>Debbie Millman told me her biggest regret was not “going for it” after she graduated college. She took the “safe” option, got a job and built a career. And a great career she built, becoming the president of Sterling Brands, and working …

6 things you don’t owe your boss

The typical workday is long enough as it is, and technology is making it even longer. When you do finally get home from a full day at the office, …

5 ways to train your brain to stop overthinking everything

Problems. We all have them.<p>Some are small, others are big.<p>But whatever life is throwing our way, one thing remains true:<p>We think about them.<p>We think …

The Dalai Lama says there are two key factors to happiness that have nothing to do with "self-love"

Have you ever been told to look out for yourself first?<p>Or that you have to love yourself before you love others?<p>Well, this is likely all terrible …

Happiness

9 interesting facts about the lefties we love

Like, why are there so many left-handed athletes, and how come they're so good at math?<p>Left-handed people make up 10 percent of the human population …

Life Goals Are a Waste of Time, Here’s What You Should Do Instead

People set all kinds of goals. To visit Paris and see the Eiffel Tower, to run a marathon in less than four hours, to swim with dolphins, to earn a …

In The Wake Of Prince's Death

The cars were piled on top of each other and bleeding onto the curb of the highway as they inched west and north towards the Lake Ann Park parking lot, each blasting their favorite from the windows; families walked down the trail and under the tunnel beneath the highway they'd just come from, …

Erykah Badu

Can Sprinkling THIS On Your Food Help You Lose Weight?

It’s a vegan fave, but does it have weight-loss superpowers?<p>Ginger, matcha, and turmeric, we’re going to let you finish (said in best Kanye voice) but consider yourselves warned: There’s a new health-food trend stealing your spotlight.<p>Nutritional yeast, otherwise known as nooch by aficionados, is …

Farewell to Barack Obama: A humane, intelligent and (mostly) effective leader

It's a cliché that definitive judgments of a presidency take time to develop. Presidents praised in their own era — think of John F. Kennedy — are often subject to revisionist reappraisals by later historians, and the process also works in reverse.<p>Yet as<p>Barack Obamaprepares to vacate the White …

Barack Obama

How Black America Saw Obama

I stood in Grant Park on election night 2008, along with more than 200,000 other people, and watched as a man I’d known as a fellow member of a Chicago church, a man I’d worked to help get elected, took to the stage. He would be the first black president of the United States of America. My joy at …

Black History

Michelle Obama: The Historic Legacy of the Nation’s First Black First Lady

For the past two years, Michelle Obama has attended a ceremony in the East Room of White House honoring the country's school counselor of the year as part of her program encouraging students to pursue higher learning. On Friday, she will use the occasion to give her final remarks as first lady of …

Michelle Obama

Inside Bright Lights, the Final Curtain for Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher

Documentarians Alexis Bloom and Fisher Stevens talk their moving documentary, which gains a bittersweet new meaning in the wake of Reynolds’s and Fisher’s unexpected deaths.<p><b>Alexis Bloom</b> and <b>Fisher Stevens</b> began filming Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher in April 2014. But gradually, their documentary</i> …

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Join Jimmy Fallon for a daily mix of jokes, sketches, celebrity interviews and musical guests.

Comedy

George Michael: A Life in Pictures

Acoustic Guitar

Carrie Fisher: A Life in Pictures

Carrie Fisher

The Tao of Carrie Fisher: 37 Great Quotes From the Actress and Author

Best known for her role as an intergalactic princess, Fisher was a screenwriter, author and memoirist with a wise – and wicked – sense of humor<p>Carrie …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

To Carrie Fisher, a woman who knew the power of accepting yourself without apology

Carrie Fisher’s biggest legacy may be the unapologetic life she led.<p>Carrie Fisher spent a lifetime fighting people’s expectations and found a new hope in not giving a shit what you, I, or anyone else thought of her — which is exactly why I’ve always thought the world of her.<p>My introduction to …

Debbie Reynolds: A Life in Pictures

Award Shows

Notable Lives Lost in 2016: Pictures

Women's Basketball