Marcelo Rivadeneira

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Scientists Discover Why Hair Turns Gray and Goes Bald

Scientists have pinpointed the cells that cause hair to turn gray and to go bald in mice, according to a new study published in the journal <i>Genes &</i> …

Hair

Research: When Managers Are Overworked, They Treat Employees Less Fairly

Fair managers can reap big dividends. Extensive research finds that employees who feel fairly treated are better performers, helpful to colleagues, more committed to their workgroups and the organization, and less likely to steal or be rude to others.<p>Yet, all too often, employees find themselves …

The Workplace

Why We Need to Update Financial Reporting for the Digital Era

The market caps of just four companies, Apple, Alphabet, Amazon, and Microsoft, now exceed $3 trillion. Their combined assets of $944 billion are an order of magnitude lower than the combined assets of $7,700 billion of the largest 3,177 companies in 1986, when the aggregate market capitalization …

Management

What to Do When Your Boss Won’t Advocate for You

Having a great boss is a potentially life-changing gift. On the other hand, many of us know firsthand that having a bad boss can cause a lot of drama, headaches, and stress. While it’s easy to love the great bosses and flee the bad ones, there’s one kind of boss that’s much less straightforward to …

Leadership

Ten Agile Axioms That Make Managers Anxious

<i>“If at first an idea is not absurd, there is no hope for it.”</i> —Albert Einstein<p>In June 2018, a time when “Agile at Scale” is emblazoned on the front cover of Harvard Business Review, the management journal with quasi-papal status, the era when managers could confidently ridicule agile management …

Innovation

Thinking of selling your house? 5 proven ways to increase home value

Some factors that determine what a house is worth are out of your control, like its location and the popularity of that market. But you can keep up with repairs and make smart improvements, both proven ways to increase home value.<p>When thinking about how to increase home value, root your …

Home Improvement

Research Shows The Quickest Way To Build Trust With Your Employees

One of my studies, called “How To Build Trust In The Workplace,” surveyed more than 7,000 people all about why people do, or don’t, trust their leaders. The first thing we discovered was that approximately 32% of a worker’s loyalty is the result of feeling trust towards their boss. So it’s …

Employment

Learning From Steve McCurry's Iconic 'Afghan Girl' Photograph

One of the defining photographers of our time, and recently one of the most controversial, is without a doubt Steve McCurry. His strong use of color …

Photography

This App Makes Excel Easier To Use

As useful as Microsoft Excel is, it can be a complex tool. For those of us who want to get as much functionality out of the program as we can — …

Apps

Samsung Galaxy X folding phone could cost twice as much as iPhone X

Apple and Samsung are both supposedly working on foldable phones. The Korean company will get its out first though, but hold onto your wallet, it’s going to be shockingly expensive.<p>An analyst predicts that this device, allegedly called the Galaxy X, will cost about 2M Korean won, or $1815. That’s …

Samsung Galaxy

The FBI's Best Negotiator Says This Is the 1 Thing You Need to Influence Anyone

Hostage negotiators don't kid themselves about emotions. You shouldn't either.<p>Chris Voss may be the best negotiator in the world.<p>Voss spent more than two decades in the FBI, during which he worked on more than 150 international hostage cases. Eventually, he was chosen among thousands of agents to …

Body Language

This diving system lets you stay submerged for 2 hours, no tank needed

Do you want a diving system that bridges the gap between scuba diving and snorkeling, minus the limitations of both? If so, a new Kickstarter …

Scuba Diving

Premature Ejaculation is More Common Than You Think (And We Have a Solution)

In partnership with Smiling Dick Talking about premature ejaculation, or rather, how to stop premature ejaculation from ruining your sex life, is not …

Mental Health

How To Use The 4 Ds Of Effective Time Management

Do you sometimes struggle with time management?<p>Or does the day lack enough hours to attend to your projects, habits, commitments and more?<p>When half past five rolls around, do you look at your to do list and feel you didn’t accomplish much of anything?<p>If you’re struggling to take charge of the day, …

Time Management

The 7 Furniture Arranging Mistakes Interior Designers Always Notice

We try our best when it comes to decorating, but sometimes, no matter how much thought we give to a room, something still feels off. It's hard to put …

Home Decorating

Your Employees Hate Your Performance Review: Here's What to Do About It

<b>Friday, July 13, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT</b> <b><br>Host:</b> Association for Talent Development<p><b>By:</b> Amanda Haddaway, Managing Director, HR Answerbox<p>Performance …

Talent Management

Is Your Waistline Bigger Than This Benchmark? Science Says You Need to Lose Belly Fat Fast. (You Could Add Years to Your Life)

Grab a soft tape measure, and read. You could literally live many years longer.<p>To my mind, the worst ads on the Internet are those cartoonish, animated ones about how to lose belly fat.<p>However, it turns out that belly fat is a real problem, and one of the most important indicators of whether you're …

Holistic Medicine

Brazil's most painful moment: 'The man who made a nation cry'

Rio de Janeiro's Maracana Stadium was packed to the rafters: 200,000 expectant spectators prepared to celebrate Brazil's first World Cup triumph and its arrival as a football superpower.<p>It was the moment the South American country's love of the game, and of its most prestigious competition, became …

How much screen time is too much? Here are the limits 10 tech executives set for their kids

Before having kids, tech entrepreneur Nirav Tolia spent hours online each day catching up on his favorite sports teams, doing research, or scrolling through social media.<p>Now the father of three young sons, Tolia, the co-founder and chief executive of neighborhood-based social network Nextdoor, goes …

Kids

Forget Siri – you can run Amazon’s Alexa on your Apple Watch right now

Apple is bringing several new features to Siri in iOS 12, but that doesn’t mean Siri will become the most popular voice assistant in town. It’s …

Apple Watch

What's the Best Chat App of All Time?

In case you haven’t heard, your once-favorite chat apps are going the way of the dinosaur. Yes, following the recent demise of AIM, Yahoo Messenger …

Apps

Navigating Amazon's increasingly complicated collection of Alexa-enabled devices

The Fire TV Cube is just the latest in Amazon's huge collection of Alexa-enabled gadgets.<p>This morning, Amazon announced a new device called the Fire TV Cube. As you might expect, it has Alexa built in, just like the “tens of millions” of other devices made by Amazon and third-party manufacturers …

Smart Homes

How our colonial past altered the ecobalance of an entire planet

It brought riches to Britain and many other European nations; played a major role in enslaving more than 10 million Africans; and created the first global markets in cotton, tobacco and sugar. But now colonialism has been accused of having an even greater influence. It is claimed that it changed …

Anthropocene

Germany Was Defeated On the Eastern Front, Not Normandy

World History

Nurse survives deadly Australia snake bite using training

SYDNEY (AFP) -<p>An Australian nurse has spoken about how he survived a bite from one of the world's deadliest snakes by using medical training to instruct his rescuers as he passed in and out of consciousness.<p>Christian Wright, 33, was bitten on his foot by a brown snake at the bottom of a gorge in a …

National Parks

Amazon Echo: Now Alexa can check your Microsoft Outlook calendar, and voice calls could be coming soon

Outlook can be set as the default calendar for Alexa-powered devices, while rumours suggest that support for voice calls could be on the way.<p>Users of …

Smart Homes

32 Secret Combinations On Your Keyboard

A Special Message From Our Founders<p>Over the past few years of working with health experts all over the world, there’s one major insight we’ve learned.<p>…

Dictate email messages in Microsoft Outlook

I can dictate an email on my phone, so why can't I do likewise on my computer?<p>It's now possible, at least for Microsoft Outlook users: Microsoft's new Dictate add-in brings voice recognition to Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.<p>Powered by the same technology used in Cortana, Dictate will quickly turn …

Microsoft Office

MS Excel — Hide Rows Based on Cell Value (Automation Tip)

And Why It’s Helpful!<p>I’m working on a reporting project and had a need to solve this issue…<p>Here’s a sample scenario:<p>Creating a dynamic trend report …

Analytics

The Best Productivity Apps to Do More in Less Time

<i>Want more productivity hacks? Here’s a special gift for you —</i><i> access to my new biweekly invite-only productivity hacks for free!</i><p>The best productivity …

Productivity