Sanjeev Sahgal

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Why Emotional Courage Is So Essential To Great Leadership

<b>Part of the series “Today’s True Leadership”</b><p>In my work as a career and leadership coach with mid- to senior-level leaders each year, I’ve seen that the vast majority of the “leadership” or “career” challenges that my clients are facing are actually not career-related or professional in nature at …

Emotional Intelligence

You probably won’t remember this, but the “forgetting curve” theory explains why learning is hard

Learning has an evolutionary purpose: Among species, individuals that adapt to their environments will succeed. That’s why your brain more easily retains important or surprising information: It takes very little effort to remember that the neighbor’s dog likes to bite. Remembering the dog’s name is …

The Brain

The Revolution Which is Going to Sweep the Education Industry

New technologies like Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, Deep Learning and Internet of Things (IoT) will add new dimensions to the learning experience, providing new opportunities to entrepreneurs<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading …

Machine Learning

The Indispensable Document for the Modern Manager

<b>Jay Desai</b> has FOMU. No, you read that right. As a first-time founder and CEO of health technology startup <b>PatientPing</b>, he’s got a healthy fear of …

One teacher's brilliant idea to stop school shootings has nothing to do with guns

A few weeks ago, I went into my son Chase's class for 
tutoring. I'd e-mailed Chase's teacher one evening and said, "Chase keeps telling me that this stuff you're sending home 
is math—but I'm not sure I believe him. Help, please." She 
e-mailed right back and said, "No problem! I can tutor Chase …

If You Can't Pass This Simple 10 Second Test, Science Says You're 5 Times More Likely to Die Sooner

And don't worry if you can't pass it today. With a little time and effort, you will.<p>Everyone wants to live a long, healthy life. No one wants their life to be cut unnecessarily short. But is it possible to predict whether you're at greater risk of mortality? According to a Brazilian physician, the …

Work-life Balance

4 Things to Eliminate From Your Speech If You Want to Be Persuasive

Are sloppy speech habits holding you back as a leader? Discover simple changes you can make to instantly increase your ability to influence others and raise your status as a speaker and leader.<p>At what point would you stop listening to a speaker who opens with: "So, OK, I wanted to just briefly, you …

Public Speaking

Let It Flow: 10 of the Best Books on Creativity

The best books about creativity can simultaneously spark new ideas in the reader while also giving them a compelling narrative to follow. Sometimes this can come from writers or artists taking a step back and recounting the ways in which their craft comes together; in other cases, it might involve …

Why Trump and Clinton Are America’s Most Disliked Presidential Candidates

<i>Ed O’Brien is assistant professor of behavioral science at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and Nadav Klein is a post-doctoral</i> …

10 Professional Photography Tips Guaranteed To Make Your Photos Amazing!

You love photography, right? You snap lots of life’s memories to cherish, enjoy and share with friends and family but how do you ensure you’re …

How to become luckier, according to science

Ever had a run of bad luck? It feels like the world is actively conspiring against you.<p>Ever wonder if you can improve your luck? And I don't mean …

Fashion's Platform for Online Learning

This year, BoF will launch new online fashion courses to equip today’s fashion professionals with the skills they need to build long-term careers in …

12 Powerful Habits I Have Stolen From Ultra-Successful People

As you may already know I am very curious about habits, behavior psychology and how it all affects success. For over two years I have been …

How And When To Exercise To Boost Your Productivity

Of all the productivity hacks in the book, a simple workout may be among the most reliably effective.<p>You already know that exercise is healthy and important. Sticking with a regular workout can leave you looking and feeling better. And you’ve probably also heard about its mental and cognitive …

Time Management

10 Secrets Nutritionists Tell Their Friends About Weight Loss

Navigating those healthy eating rules is easier than you think.<p>The basics of losing weight are easy: Nix processed junk, fill up on superfoods, and hit the gym. Except we all know that once temptation, distraction, and motivation (read: real life) get involved, leveraging that formula for <i>actual</i> …

Why A Group's Power Dynamics Interferes With Collaboration

Research finds that when you put powerful people together in a group, individuals tend to vie for the same level of authority and deference they receive outside the group.<p>Transcript<p>DAVID GREENE, HOST:<p>People in positions of power - world leaders, lawmakers, maybe CEOs - often have to collaborate …

The next time someone tells you robots are going to destroy our jobs, show them this

Studies like these usually generate headlines like "Robots are putting people out to pasture" (the Mail), "After the robot revolution, these may be the only jobs left for human beings" (The Telegraph), and "Robots will steal your job" (er, Business Insider).<p>I, for one, welcome our new robot …

5 Ways to Lose Weight While You Sleep

Poor shuteye leads to weight gain. Stop the nightmare with these tips<p>Getting a poor night’s sleep doesn’t just make you cranky—it can also make you fat. Research shows logging less than 8 hours a night increases your levels of the stress hormone cortisol, which negatively affects the microbes in …

This is how the lives of Americans have changed over the past 100 years

When people reminisce about the “good old days”, they may not be aware that they were not actually that “good”.<p>In 1900, the average life expectancy …

Standards, Grades And Tests Are Wildly Outdated, Argues 'End Of Average'

Todd Rose dropped out of high school with D- grades. At 21, he was trying to support a wife and two sons on welfare and minimum wage jobs.<p>Today he teaches educational neuroscience at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He's also the co-founder of The Center for Individual Opportunity, a new …

Education

To Lose Weight, Stop Trying

A Princeton neuroscientist says he lost 50 pounds in a few months. His technique? Expending no effort whatsoever.<p><i>Aeon</i> has an intriguing new essay by …

Black Friday Deals: Apple Accessories, Cases, Docks, Home Automation and More

In addition to Black Friday deals from Best Buy, MacMall and other major retailers, many smaller companies are offering discounts on Apple products, accessories and apps for U.S. Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday.<p>A number of those deals are highlighted below, with most beginning to go …

3 ways to hack your brain & crush your goals

Do you ever set an audacious goal you’re really excited about but find yourself over it in just a few days?<p>Don’t worry, we are all guilty of this to some degree. The problem is that many of us rely on sheer willpower to get us through the hard times, we think if we just try harder we can succeed. …

Tronsmart Orion R28 review and full hands on

At A Glance<p>Bottom Line<p>The Tronsmart Orion R28 turns your TV into a fully fledged Android smart TV. Access YouTube, Netflix, the Google Play store, and more.<p>8.5<p>Although media streaming devices like the Chromecast are gaining popularity, there is still a lot to be said for having a fully functional …