Patrick Lin

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Can brain-training game apps really help children with ADHD?

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>If you enter the words “brain games” or “brain training” into the iTunes App Store, you’ll be greeted with plenty of games that claim they can help train our …

4 Ways To Find Inspiration Everywhere

Can the world around you make you more creative? Yes. Yes, it can. Here’s how.<p>Some people wax rhapsodic about being “inspired” by a beautiful piece of art or a breathtaking sunset. They paint their offices blue and adorn the walls with reprints of well-known paintings.<p>But does that sort of thing …

How Meditation Can Make You A Better Leader

<i>Business schools have a role to play in creating self-aware leaders, not just technically competent managers</i><p>When I was a CEO, I learned what it was to be a decision-maker, never able to switch off, always on the move and always on the phone. I’ve founded and run four companies during my career, one …

How to Overcome The 6 Most Toxic Employee Behaviors

Identify, prevent, and get rid of the most toxic of workplace behaviors forever.<p>The old adage that <i>“People are hired for their talents and fired for their behavior”</i> is true. People often fail at work by exhibiting patterns of behavior that are toxic to the organization. The following six varieties …

12 business books you will need to read in 2014

<i>This originally appeared on LinkedIn. You can follow Adam Grant here.</i><p>One of the highlights of becoming an author is getting to read some exciting books in advance, and hearing early buzz about others. It’s the book nerd’s version of seeing sneak previews of movies before they hit the silver …

14 things successful people do on weekends: http://onforb.es/1gArmXC #forbesgreatesthits 2. Exercise. It's the perfect opportunity to clear you mind and create fresh ideas.

5 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Make 2014 A Year Of Action

Last week, I had the pleasure of teaching a class about business branding to the students of the Girlfriend MBA, an innovative online business program for women entrepreneurs. (My segment came the week after Seth Godin’s– no small act to follow!). The Girlfriend MBA was started by Erin Moran …

The Most Successful Leaders Do 15 Things Automatically, Every Day

undefined<p>Leadership is learned behavior that becomes unconscious and automatic over time. For example, leaders can make several important decisions about an issue in the time it takes others to understand the question. Many people wonder how leaders know how to make the best decisions, often under …