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An FBI Agent Reveals 5 Steps To Gaining Anyone's Trust

I had an opportunity to ask Robin Dreeke a few questions. Robin is in charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's elite Counterintelligence Behavioral Analysis Program and the author of "It's Not All About Me."<p>Robin combines science and years of work in the field to offer practical tips to …

5 Ways People Hurt Their Credibility Without Even Realizing It

"People read each other's intent as soon as they see each other," says Nick Morgan, speech coach and author of new book "Power Cues: The Subtle Science of Leading Groups, Persuading Others, and Maximizing Your Personal Impact." "We're hardwired to look for signals of friend or foe, to sense …

Public Speaking

This British Linguist Has Figured Out How World Cultures Really Work

http://www.crossculture.com/ Gus Lubin's articles published in collaboration with Richard Lewis [on communication, leadership, and culture] have created such a buzz, drawing about a million views and going viral, that people may well ask who is this Richard Lewis and what is his background.<p>To begin …

The Secret To Winning An Argument Is Ridiculously Simple

The insight comes from University of Colorado psychologist Philip M. Fernbach in a paper with the telling title "Political Extremism Is Supported by an Illusion of Understanding."<p>His theory: Political extremists might be a touch less extreme if they had to <i>explain</i> just how their favored policy would …

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9 CEOs Share Their Favorite Interview Question

As it turns out, many CEOs have one go-to interview question that they believe reveals everything they need to know about a candidate. Some swear by serious questions about a candidate's best accomplishment. Others believe that silly queries about holiday costumes and the zombie apocalypse best …

12 Successful Entrepreneurs Share The Best Advice They Ever Got

The difference, for many, between giving up and persisting through the toughest times can be getting advice from people who have done it before — and being smart enough to listen.<p>From investor Mark Cuban's dad telling him that there are no shortcuts to Lululemon founder Chip Wilson's realization …

12 Popular Management Books Summarized In One Sentence Each

Whether you're starting a new business, building a company, or have people reporting to you for the first time, these books could change your outlook and, possibly, your life.<p>To save you some time and shelf space, we've pulled out the core lessons from some of the most influential and beloved …

Ames to pitch NASA on value of 'new' Kepler mission

<b>Mission Reports</b><p>For 13 years, Spaceflight Now has been providing unrivaled coverage of U.S. space launches. Comprehensive reports and voluminous …

Examining Buzz Aldrin’s roadmap to Mars

Legendary astronaut Buzz Aldrin recently released “A Unified Space Vision,” his personal plan for humankind’s next two decades in space. Blending …

16 Brain Foods You Should Eat To Boost Productivity

With the right ingredients, you can boost brain power by as much as 20%, according to the World Health Organization.<p>"Food is like a pharmaceutical compound that affects the brain," Fernando Gómez-Pinilla, a UCLA professor of neurosurgery and physiological science, says in his research about brain …

How to Make the Switch from iPhone to Android

While Apple released a new operating system and two new phones in 2013, you may still not be impressed enough to stay with your iPhone. But what …

What 11 Highly Successful People Do To Stay In Shape

That's why many of them turn to intense exercise routines that push their boundaries, make them physically stronger, and improve their mental processing.<p>"Exercise is the single best thing you can do for your brain in terms of mood, memory, and learning," John Ratey, a psychiatrist at Harvard …

Success

19 Reasons Why This Is An Excellent Resume

Recruiters spend an average of six seconds reviewing a resume before they make the initial decision on candidates, according to research conducted by TheLadders, an online job-matching service for professionals. That means you have to win them over fast.<p>To get a better idea of what makes a resume …

9 Books That Can Change Your Life

While there are more, here is a short list to start.<p><b>1. Man's Search For Meaning</b><br>A gift from a friend. As hard as you think your life is, it pails in comparison to Auschwitz Viktor Frankl. I took two big things away from this book: (1) the ultimate freedom is the ability to choose your attitude in …

Self-improvement

India Is Pioneering The Low-Cost Mission To Mars

Maker of the world's cheapest car ($2600), world's cheapest tablet ($60) and even the world's cheapest house ($700), India is now launching the world's cheapest mission to Mars, which takes off this week.<p>The mission, launched by Indian space agency ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization) will …

Putting India's Absurdly Cheap Mission To Mars In Perspective

Let's compare this to some other space mission and some Hollywood space missions for perspective.<p>First, consider NASA's Maven satellite, which is due to launch later November and is broadly comparable in scope to India's mission. It costs $671 million.<p>Second, NASA's more ambitious Mars Curiosity …

What Recruiters Look At During The 6 Seconds They Spend On Your Resume

Although we may never know why we didn't get chosen for a job interview, a recent study is shedding some light on recruiters' decision-making behavior. According to TheLadders research, recruiters spend an average of "six seconds before they make the initial 'fit or no fit' decision" on …

How To Impress The Robot That's Reading Your Resume [INFOGRAPHIC]

Many companies use some kind of screening process to identify who they think are the right candidates.<p>Employee screening services provider HireRight found that 95% of large companies (including the Fortune 500 companies) and 50% of mid-sized firms use applicant tracking systems to analyze keywords, …

Infographics

The world's biggest fund is run by a computer

A “passive” fund, which simply aims to match the performance of the US stock market, has become the largest fund in the world<p>For the first time a “passive” fund or "tracker" has become the world’s largest fund.<p>Since 2008 the title has belonged to respected bond investor Bill Gross, the head of …

Why a strategy is not a plan

<b>Strategy: A History.</b> By Lawrence Freedman. <i>Oxford University Press USA; 751 pages; $34.95.</i> Buy from Amazon.com<p>EVERYONE, it seems, is in need of a …

Rafael Nadal

The Five Characteristics of Successful Innovators

There is not much agreement about what makes an idea innovative, and what makes an innovative idea valuable.<p>For example, discussions on whether the internet is a better invention than the wheel are more likely to reveal personal preferences than logical argumentation. Likewise, experts disagree on …

The 10 Best Self-Help Books You’ve (Probably) Never Heard Of

The self-help industry today generates literally thousands of books, seminars, and audio programs, on which Americans spend more than $11 billion …

Satrec Initiative of South Korea Continues Collaboration with UAE for DubaiSat-3 Program

Satrec Initiative (SI) of South Korea and the Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST) of United Arab Emirates jointly …

Vega's three-satellite payload is integrated and ready for launch

The payload "stack" for Vega's second mission from French Guiana has been completed and is ready for installation on the lightweight launch vehicle …

Orbital Selected By NASA for TESS Astrophysics Satellite

Orbital Sciences has been selected by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to design, manufacture, integrate and test a new …