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4 Reasons Why Introverts Make Great Leaders

Leadership is about solving problems and making decisions. You don't need to be the life of the business party to do either one.<p>Whether in business or in life, we look to our leaders to teach us, guide us, and help us make sense of everything. Therefore, most successful leaders have a strong sense …

How a Threatening Letter Sent to Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Will Affect Their Wedding Day

On Feb. 12, an envelope addressed to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle was found to have both a threatening letter and a white powdery substance …

Royal Family

Merkel Upsets Just About Everyone With Her EU Refugee Plan

German Chancellor Angela Merkel came to Brussels armed with a fresh demand that eastern European Union countries accept refugees and ended up …

Bank of America admits cryptocurrency is threatening its business model

One of the world’s largest financial institutions admitted in its annual report that cryptocurrency is a looming threat to its business model.<p>According to a report filed with the SEC by Bank of America:<p>Clients may choose to conduct business with other market participants who engage in business or …

Bank of America

Time to transform: investing in better customer experiences now for a more profitable future

Authored by <b>Mark De Groot</b>, Marketing Director EMEA - Digital Customer Experience at Oracle<p><i>Your customers are getting harder to impress, at a time when</i> …

The two mental shifts highly successful people make

• Their focus shifts from <i>why</i> they’re writing music to <i>what</i> their music has brought them. Consequently, they are either satisfied with their results and no longer have the drive to write more. Or, they desire to make more music but the fire (their “why”) is gone, and thus, they can’t create the same …

Malta accused of being tax haven as it takes EU presidency

Country helped multinationals avoid paying more than £12bn in taxes from 2012 to 2015, says report from Green MEPs<p>Malta has been accused of being a tax haven, just as it takes the helm of the European Union in a critical year for the bloc’s crackdown on tax avoidance.<p>The EU’s smallest member state …

De Beers diamond sales slow after India's cash crackdown

Majority shareholder Anglo American says rough diamond sales are still higher than a year ago<p>Anglo American has said demand at its latest De Beers diamond sale showed a slowdown in response to India’s withdrawal of high-value banknotes, but was still higher than a year ago when commodity trade was …

The Industrialization of Construction

Our cities are rapidly expanding; millions of new people are settling in urban environments each year. We need to develop new construction techniques …

'My ex-girlfriend is emotionally abusing me'

<b>My girlfriend and I recently split up after nine years, having both fallen out of love. Pretty quickly after we finished she told me she’d met someone else. It felt a bit weird, but I was relieved she was happy. We haven’t spoken in several weeks, but today I got a 10 page letter from her listing</b> …

Is Your Casual Cocaine Use Dangerous?

If you’ve ever used cocaine (and if you haven’t you surely know someone who has) you might be familiar with the drug’s mental and physical effects: Your self-confidence booms, your focus is keen, and, if you’ve been drinking, you feel like you can “totally and completely still function.” There’s …

Self-confidence

Overcomplicated technology and the need for biological thinking

Complex systems like stock trading software need to be studied like an ecosystem.<p>Sam Arbesman's newest book, <i>Overcomplicated</i>, looks at how many …

The world’s 20 most visited cities – where does London rank?

Why Donald Trump scares you so much — and why it matters

<b>Donald Trump (Reuters/Lucas Jackson)</b><p>It’s not just you — we were born to fear predators, and Donald Trump fits the profile of a psychopath<p>Leah McElrath<p>November 6, 2016 11:00am (UTC)<p>For many people, this presidential election is triggering a visceral fear response hard to put into words. Here are the …

How to find a good app for mental health

Search for “stress”, “depression”, “anxiety”, or “mental health” in the app store on your mobile device and you are confronted with a bewildering …

Mental Health

9 Habits Of Highly Emotionally Intelligent People

If you have a firm grasp of whom you are, it's difficult for someone to say or do something that gets your goat.<p>When emotional intelligence first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70% of the …

Emotional Intelligence

Business leaders urge government to tackle UK housing crisis

Incentives for older people to move from large houses, expansion of rental sector and more building are needed, says CBI<p>Business leaders have urged the government to tackle the housing shortage by expanding the rental sector and creating incentives for older homeowners to vacate large …

Housing

UK will not raise visa quota for Indian nationals, says May

Prime minister says current system is ‘generous enough’ in a move which could hamper Delhi trade talks<p>Theresa May has dashed Indian hopes for a more liberal visa system for its nationals wanting to work in the UK by arguing that the current offer is generous enough.<p>Speaking on the way to her first …

Mini-nuclear plants could create 40,000 jobs and trigger export bonanza, says Rolls-Royce

Britain taking the lead developing a new generation of mini-nuclear reactors could create 40,000 highly skilled jobs in the UK and generate hundreds of billions in export sales.<p>The claim comes from Rolls-Royce, which is heading a consortium competing in the Government’s £250m competition to develop …

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EU leaders search for way out of 'existential crisis'

BRATISLAVA (Reuters) - European leaders, struggling to overcome an historic crisis following Britain’s vote to leave the EU, agreed on Friday to explore closer defence cooperation and boost security at their external borders, but could not hide deep divisions over refugees and economic …

17 Psychological Tricks To Make People Like You Immediately

Most friendships develop so naturally that you don't even realize how or when they started.<p>Sometimes, though, you want to make an effort to befriend …

New York University

10 Music Venues in Europe Locals Love

It goes without saying that music can take you to a whole new dimension: it gives you rush of emotions and makes you feel alive. Every major European city has one or more "live music temples" where local people gather together and enjoy the flow of music, an exceptional atmosphere and each other's …

Selling off Asic's trove of company data 'would hinder tax enforcement'

Unions and tax campaigners call on Turnbull government to rethink sale of corporate registry<p>More than 20 civil society organisations and unions have made a last-minute call for the Turnbull government to stop the sale of the Asic’s corporate registry to a private company.<p>The Panama Papers scandal …

iTunes U is bringing teachers and students a major upgrade

iTunes U, Apple’s giant repository of educational material from university around the globe, is getting a big upgrade today that will make it easier than ever for teachers to incorporate apps with their course materials.<p>Students and teachers will be able to communicate with each other and handle …

App Store

What To Do When Life Doesn't Go Your Way (It's Actually a Good Thing!)

Not where you thought you would be at this stage of your life? Maybe your dream job turned out to be duller than a doctor's waiting room, or maybe …

Surprise! Why the HTC One Google Experience may be my next phone

As someone who has used mainly Samsung devices since 2010, I surprised many with a tweet yesterday that suggested I like the HTC One Google Edition …

Eight Reasons Startup Incubators Are Better Than Business School

Let’s get this straight: If you want to work at Goldman Sachs, McKinsey or General Electric, an MBA is a handy scrap of paper.<p>But if you’d prefer to bypass the corporate ladder and actually <i>build</i> something of your own, spending upwards of $140,000 and two years without pay is just about the worst …

How To Make Money Without A Job

Before joining the staff of Forbes in July of 2011, I was happily self-employed for 23 years. For much of this time my husband and I ran two mostly unrelated home-based businesses. He worked in his office in the front of the house, while I was in mine across the hall. Our office doors were usually …