Yannick Akouèhou

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5 Signs Your Leadership Style Is Too Soft

There’s huge pressure on leaders to keep employees engaged and inspired and to create workplaces that are fun and fulfilling. But sometimes these initiatives go too far and bottom-line business results suffer. Leaders turn overly soft and are so focused on making people happy that they forget to …

Employment

Will Fear Change the Internet? Self-Policing Has Already Started

After the attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, public figures including President Obama, Donald Trump and former Google CEO Eric Schmidt called for regulating online activity.<p>Could fear of violence change the Internet in drastic ways? And what might a more tightly controlled Internet look like?<p>One …

How Millionaires Manage Their Email

How can you cut the time spent on emails in half? How can you get to “inbox zero” every single day?<p>I recently interviewed over 200 millionaires, entrepreneurs and highly successful solopreneurs for my new book, <i>15 Secrets Highly Successful People Know About Time Management.</i> I learned that …

Time Management

Hackers are coming after your most intimate data

Rather than just cashing in on stolen credit card data or social security numbers, cyber criminals are instead trying to steal some of your most personal online data for extortion. Think messages, pictures, even health information.<p>And because people willingly put so much information about …

This Is How Your Brain Judges Others’ Personalities

In the realm of human interaction, there’s no second chance for a good first impression.<p>Our personalities define us. They’re the sum of what we think, feel, and do in different situations. They’re what make us unique. After about a century of research, personality psychologists now have a good …

Psychology

Twitter blocks access to political transparency organisation Politwoops

Group that archives deleted tweets from legislators has its access to social network shut off<p>Twitter has shut off access to 31 accounts that chronicled and archived the deleted tweets of politicians, diplomats and embassies around the world.<p>The move follows the social network’s earlier blocking of …

Archives

A lot of people are forgetting one important thing about the Ashley Madison hack

On Wednesday, an organization known as Impact Team released the names of 37 million users of Ashley Madison, a dating site explicitly for married men and women to cheat on their spouses. More people than the entire population of Canada awoke to find that their extramarital affairs were public for …

Holocaust survivors pass on trauma to their children’s genes

Study finds that trauma suffered in lifetime can influence genetic make up of future generations<p>Research has found that the trauma suffered by Holocaust survivors has seen genetic changes being passed on to their children.<p>A team at New York’s Mount Sinai hospital carried out research on 32 Jewish …

4 Pillars Of Time Management

If you find yourself consistently late to meetings, and struggling to manage your schedule, here are 4 pillars of effective time management.<p>When …

Time Management

ISIS in Afghanistan: Proxy War against Iran and China | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>The nature of the war in Afghanistan has shifted dramatically in recent months. While the US and NATO continue to be actively involved in the country</i> …

The Battle Over Warrantless Phone Tracking Moves Closer To Supreme Court

An appeals court ruling that brings phone location data under the protection of the Fourth Amendment could set the stage for the Supreme Court to resolve the issue.<p>There's a legal battle brewing over your phone's location data, the private acts it captures, and who — besides you and your carrier — …

Avoid These Three Traps and Become a More Decisive Leader

I recently oversaw a study designed to clarify the relationship between pivotal decisions and leadership. Based on our nationwide survey of 500 …

We must talk about Islam: A faith that affects everyone should be susceptible to critique by all

<b>(Reuters/Alessandro Bianchi)</b><p>A new documentary gets the Charlie Hebdo aftermath wrong: Freedom of expression is at stake for us all<p>Jeffrey Tayler<p>August 2, 2015 9:58am (UTC)<p>Eight months after it suffered one of the worst terrorist attacks in French history, the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo …

5 Science-Backed Ways to Become Happier

Are there tricks to becoming happier in life? How do genetics affect your level of happiness? Has research proven ways to become happier? Read on!<p>Is there a secret to true happiness? Is the propensity to be cheerful and positive built into our genes, or is it completely dependent on our attitude …

Happiness

5 Excuses That Shouldn't Stop You From Success

I’ve heard every excuse in the book from my students about why they’re unable to turn their ideas into reality. But the only way to succeed at …

Entrepreneurship

5 Signs You're Not Ready To Lead

A few weeks ago, I sat on a panel with several other executive women representing a variety of industries: technology, health, the public sector and finance. We were there to speak to a room full of female managers from one Fortune 50 corporation. Everyone in attendance had been flown in for this …

Finding Your Passion In Work: 20 Awesome Quotes

Ask yourself: If you could do anything for 8 hours a day for the rest of your life, and money were no object, what would you do?<p>Holidays like …

Motivation