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Why We 'Choke' Under Pressure, According To Neuroscience

During the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, all eyes were on the U.S. Women's Gymnastics team, who won the team gold in gymnastics for America for the first time since 1996. But during the individual vault event, all eyes were on one U.S. gymnast in particular: McKayla Maroney. The 16-year-old …

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12 Pieces Of Valuable Life Advice From The Greatest Commencement Speeches Of All Time

Inspired by recent round ups by NPR and Brain Pickings of great commencement speeches, we've highlighted our all-time favorites and the timeless advice they offer.<p>These speeches touch on dealing with failure, adapting to change, and the importance of self-discovery. Read on to see the powerful life …

Deliver a Presentation like Steve Jobs

When Apple (AAPL) CEO Steve Jobs kicked off this year's Macworld Conference & Expo, he once again raised the bar on presentation skills. While most …

Here's A Simple Trick For Making Your Resume Stand Out

You and dozens — or sometimes hundreds — of other candidates are vying for the same coveted position, and hiring managers only spend an average of six seconds looking at your resume before deciding whether you're a good fit.<p>In a recent LinkedIn post, Ruben Quintero, a director on the Salvation Army …

This Map Identifies The Skill Set That Defines Each Big City

LinkedIn's Sohan Murthy posted a fascinating interactive map showing the most disproportionately common skills listed by LinkedIn users in cities across the US and Europe.<p>Here's a screengrab of the basic map for the US:<p>Cities are color-coded based on what skill group most outperformed the nation as …

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Listen Up, Leaders: We Are All Millennials

A lot of digital ink has been spilled regarding Millennials and how they are reshaping and reordering the workplace. I’m happy to report that ink has not been wasted. The influx of Millennials into the workforce tops virtually any short list of today’s business trends. No doubt, Generation Y is …

Millennial Helplessness: Why Are Young Voters Abandoning Their Political Destiny?

<i>What does one vote do to change the outcome of a broken system? This is not my government. These are not my leaders.</i><p>This is the internal narrative dominating the thoughts of most millennials, regarding our bought and sold politicians that represent primarily corporate interests. Midterms are less …

This Amazing Film Shows What Iraq Was Like In The 1950s

"Ageless Iraq" is one of them, shot in the 1950s to introduce "a new country" to the world, "one that hasn't forgotten the glories of its history."<p>Since this movie was made, Iraq has been the site of repeated conflict and atrocities — chemical warfare, sectarian violence, a US-led invasion, and now …

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'Generation Z' Is Poised To Drive A Surge In E-Commerce Growth

BI Intelligence finds that there are surprising and important differences in behavior depending on gender, age (especially for Generation Z), income, and education. Generation Z, those aged 18 to 24, spends almost one in ten of their dollars online.<p>And they are spending a much <i>higher proportion</i> of …

Event-o-Rama: 10 Must-Dos in August

There are some amazing events on tap all over the world, all the time. <b>Here’s a taste of what you can see and do in August:</b><p>Take a deep dive into Australasia’s contemporary art scene at the 25th annual <b>Melbourne Art Fair</b> (August 13-17) in suburban <b>Carlton</b>. Held in the Royal Exhibition Building, a World …

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25 Business Books that You Won't See on Most Bookshelves

<i>Gregory Ciotti is the marketing director at Help Scout.This post originally appeared on the Help Scout blog.</i><p>Read to lead, right?<p>There are few better “hacks” in life than reading—distilled knowledge that often took years to assemble can be consumed in just a few hours.<p>The problem is that many …

How I Lasted Five Months In South America On $14 A Day

We were just beginning to feel the heat of the Great Recession, and journalism jobs were few and far between. The flagship paper in my home state just laid off half its staff, and the entire business looked like one big dead-end.<p>Somehow, I wound up with an offer from a local newspaper anyway. It …