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10 bad habits holding you back in your career

Banish these behav.iors to make 2017 the year you finally move up the ladder<p><b>1. YOUR EMAIL ETIQUETTE SUCKS.</b><p>Think an emoticon-filled message is the only email mistake you can make? A terse message can be just as bad, says career expert J.T. O’Donnell, founder and CEO of Work It Daily.<p>Emails that get …

Do Effective Leaders Use Fear or Love in the Workplace?

With the right balance, leaders will become highly respected by their employees.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s the age-old leadership question: Is it better to be loved or feared? And an August study published online in the "Journal of Business and Psychology" …

Employment

9 things you can do today to be more productive tomorrow

Before you can sit down and <i>do</i> things, you have to sit down and <i>plan</i> to do things. Which is why your ability to get things done tomorrow depends heavily on your ability to organize, schedule, and reflect today.<p>Below, we've rounded up nine relatively quick tasks you can complete right now to make the …

Time Management

How to escape the overthinking trap: stop judging yourself | Mark Rice-Oxley

The despair from comparing ourselves with others is the original fake news. We need to develop a new relationship with our thoughts<p>Before Christmas I took a young relative to a jazz concert. The thought of it ruined his whole day. He scuffed around the house like an alt-right voter at a refugee …

Fake News

How to talk to anyone: the experts' guide

Handle awkward date silences, end a conversation with a stranger – plus chat to your children, your parents and your boss. Our panel shares their secrets<p>Children often don’t have the words to say what they’re feeling, and they don’t always understand what we’re looking for when we ask them …

Tumors

How America Became Exceptional

In 1929, just before the stock market crash, Louis Bamberger and his sister, Caroline Bamberger Fuld, sold their department store in Newark to R.H. Macy and Company for $25 million ( $343 million in 2015 dollars). Grateful to the people of Newark for their support, they planned to endow a medical …

7 Challenges Successful People Overcome

Where others see impenetrable barriers, successful people see challenges to embrace and obstacles to tackle.<p>It's truly fascinating how successful people approach problems. Where others see impenetrable barriers, they see challenges to embrace and obstacles to overcome.<p>Their confidence in the face …

The antitrust ruling against Microsoft was the top of the dot-com boom. History could repeat itself with Google

The tech industry is in a boom right now. We know that every boom has its bust.<p>But the hard part is figuring out when the turn will happen.<p>You're probably familiar with this chart. It's the historical tech-heavy NASDAQ index from its inception to the present date:<p>See that quick rise and fall? That …

In the Classroom with AP Econ Teacher & College Counsellor Michael Brody

Imagine that moment when a student “gets it”—the lightbulb goes off and (s)he understands hard concepts for the first time. Real-world examples can help illuminate complex ideas in memorable ways, and that’s the goal of most of the articles in Michael Brody‘s Flipboard magazine, <b>Things AP Econ</b> …

Teaching

Discovering your inner GPS

The ability of birds to navigate their way back to their nests, often more than thousands of miles each year, is fascinating. Arctic terns, which have the longest migration distance known, travel from their Arctic breeding grounds to overwinter on the Antarctic coast: an annual roundtrip of over …

Why Teens Are Impulsive, Addiction-Prone And Should Protect Their Brains

Teens can't control impulses and make rapid, smart decisions like adults can — but why?<p>Research into how the human brain develops helps explain. In a teenager, the frontal lobe of the brain, which controls decision-making, is built but not fully insulated — so signals move slowly.<p>"Teenagers are not …

How Men And Women Process Emotions Differently

Are women "wired" to be more emotional? Not exactly -- but new research provides more evidence that the male and female brain may have very different ways of processing emotion.<p>Previous research has shown that women generally experience higher levels of emotional stimulation than men. Now, a new …

Gender

A Big Bet for 2030

Bill and Melinda Gates wrote their Annual Letter together this year. In it, they make a bet about what the world will look like 15 years from now. …

Melinda Gates

Broken bones and torn cartilage could be regrown in simple operation

The new discovery offers hope of a new treatment for skeletal disorders such as bone fractures, brittle bones, osteosarcoma or damaged cartilage<p>Broken bones and torn cartilage could be fixed in a simple operation which injects skeleton stem cells into damaged areas, scientists believe.<p>Researchers …

Stem Cells