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How to change emotions with a word

DIPLOMATS the world over know that a well-chosen turn of phrase can make or break a negotiation. But the psychological effects of different …

Reaching Peak Meeting Efficiency

Meetings are a critical tool for building a diverse, high-performance team with shared values<p>There over 7 million Google and 13,000 Giphy search …

10 “Notes to Self” that Will Stop You from Taking Things Personally

Let’s start off with a simple question:<i>Why do we always take things so personally?</i>There are admittedly quite a few viable and valid answers to …

Want to Know If Someone Is Trustworthy? Look for These 15 Signs

If a person demonstrates these cues and traits, they're keepers.<p>Great relationships give live significantly more purpose, and in business, they translate to resources, advice and stability. Trust is at the heart of these connections. These 15 signs are dead giveaways that you're dealing with a …

How To Get Life-Changing Clarity Within 90 Minutes Of Waking Up

The first 90 minutes of your day are crucial to everything that happens thereafter.<p>If you don’t produce something special during those first 90 …

Creativity

List Measurable Accomplishments On Your Resume, Not Just Responsibilities

Simply listing your past job responsibilities on your resume is about as helpful for a hiring manager as noting you're proficient in Microsoft Office …

I Tried 7 Different Morning Routines — Here’s What Made Me Happiest

Of all the themes that constantly resurface in self-improvement writing, the ever-elusive “optimal morning routine” is certainly high on the list. We …

Try These ‘Love Hacks’ to Fix Your Marriage

After studying thousands of couples, the psychologist Eli Finkel has an explanation for the decline in people’s satisfaction with their marriages over the past four decades: It’s a matter of emotional supply and demand.<p>Many people are looking to their partners to replace the companionship and …

Hacking

Anticipatory Regulation: 10 ways governments can better keep up with fast-changing industries

<i>This blog was originally published on 15 May 2017. It has since been updated.</i><p>How should law and regulation cope with fast changing technologies and …

Public Policy and Innovation in Australia

How to seal any business deal: Four critical skills for success

When it comes to business, a prerequisite for success is staying calm in front of others even when your surroundings might be more chaotic than you’d …

Entrepreneurship

Want to stand out in an interview? Stop saying these 5 words

Beware. You’ve got the skills and you’d love to land the job, but you might just shoot yourself in the foot in the interview thanks to your choice of …

Employment

Five ways to create meetings your staff won’t hate

In their book on remote work, founders of project management startup Basecamp, Jason Fried and David Heinemeir Hansson, say business meetings should …

Innovation Metrics vs Execution Metrics

<b>It’s a huge challenge for innovation teams to establish and implement innovation metrics in their organization. Why? Because they substantially</b> …

Nudging the world toward smarter public policy: An interview with Richard Thaler

Public and private data alike will become more transparent, says behavioral scientist Richard Thaler. That’s an opportunity for some companies and a …

UnMarketing

I’ve done the “speak for free to five people in a room that holds 100” thing (proof), I’ve been paid keynote fee’s and everything in between, I …

The top 10 skills employers look for in job applicants

Getting from A to B has never been easier. Tools such as Google Maps and Citymapper have made navigating around the world simple. It’s a shame the …

Employment

Professional PowerPoint Design

Presentation Studio specialise in Presentation Design & PowerPoint Design, we create Presentations that are influential, memorable and …

The Best Ways to Set Goals and (Actually) Get Results From Them

A few years ago, I had to come to terms with my burgeoning habit of browsing housing rental ads on Craigslist for places in the Pacific Northwest. …

4 Tips to Make Your LinkedIn Profile Stand Out to Recruiters

You could spend hours polishing your LinkedIn profile. As someone who has stared at several LinkedIn profiles to give recommendations, I know the …

How to Decide Which Tasks to Delegate

<i>Ping!</i> Something needs your attention. Is it an email? A tweet? A text? A reminder on your phone? A calendar invite? <i>Ping!</i> Another one. <i>Ping!</i> There’s that sound again. Or maybe it’s a visual cue, an ever-ascending ticker count on your app icons or inbox.<p><i>Quick, why don’t you just respond right now?</i> …

A Disney exec shares the interview question he asks to decide if someone's the right culture fit for the company

The Walt Disney Company is one of the most admired, and most recognised businesses in the world.<p>What started as a small studio in 1923 with a …

5 Simple Ways to be More Productive with Evernote on Your Phone

For some of us, smartphones have become one of the greatest threats to our productivity. For others, they are the greatest productivity tool ever …

Google Will Stop Reading Your Emails for Gmail Ads

Google is stopping one of the most controversial advertising formats: ads inside Gmail that scan users’ email contents. The decision didn’t come from …

How to Give Writing Feedback that’s Constructive, Not Crushing

Critiques must be handled with a deft touch, somewhere between soft-pedaling and soul-crushing. This advice will help you give constructive feedback …

How to Improve Writing Skills in 15 Easy Steps

Learning a variety of writing skills isn’t as difficult as you may think. We’ve put together a list of steps to help you make dramatic improvements …

When looking at your organisation's purpose, don’t start with why

The business is starting out and needs a foundation to build on. Or it’s been around a few years and is growing, fast. A venerable family-owned …

3 Performance Review Examples You Need to See

Few tasks among a manager’s responsibilities stir up as many mixed feelings as writing performance reviews. We’ve scoured expert resources to bring …

“Personal kanban”: a life-changing time-management system that explodes the myth of multitasking

Multitasking is probably the single most overrated skill in modern life. It drains your brain of oxygenated glucose that could be put toward paying more focused attention, makes it difficult for a person to switch between tasks, and is generally an illusion anyway. Only 3% of the population are …