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To Do Things Better, Stop Doing So Much

<b>Greg McKeown</b>, author of <i>Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less</i>, on the importance of being “absurdly selective” in how we use our time.<p><i>A written transcript will be available by July 24.</i>

Lead Without Trying So Hard

In early 2011, I gave a TEDx speech. Because I wanted my ideas around dreaming and disrupting to come alive in a way that’s not possible in writing – and because of my nagging performance anxiety – I started working with a speech coach. Since then, I’ve given a series of talks across the country. …

The Right Way to Present Your Business Case

You’ve already put a great deal of work into preparing a solid business case for your project or idea. But when it comes to the critical presentation phase, how do you earn the support of decision makers in the room? How do you present your case so that it’s clear and straightforward while also …

4 Things You Thought Were True About Time Management

I don’t know anyone who doesn’t struggle with how to make the most of their time at work. How do you stay on top of an overflowing inbox? How do you get work done when your day is taken up by meetings? How can you get through a continually expanding to-do list? How do you even find time to make a …

30 Smart Answers To Tough Interview Questions

Whatever the reason, you'll want to be prepared.<p>In her book "301 Smart Answers to Tough Interview Questions<p>"You could be competing against someone with three times your experience, or conversely, against someone who can do the job at half your salary level," she says.<p>One of the best ways to stand …

11 Habits Of Extremely Boring People

One example: In a recent University of Virginia study, participants gave themselves electrical shocks instead of having to sit with their thoughts for 15 minutes.<p>In a recent Quora thread, users discussed what makes people boring. Here are the highlights, so that you can identify the bores in your …

MERS may be airborne, scientists say

The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus, better known as MERS, may be an airborne virus, according to an observation paper published Tuesday in the journal mBio.<p>There have been 836 laboratory-confirmed cases of MERS infection since its first appearance in 2012, according to the latest …

Expressing Your Vulnerability Makes You Stronger

Can vulnerability fuel growth and success? Consider the landmark research of psychologist Brené Brown as described in her book <i>Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead</i>. It shows that we thrive in our relationships and careers when we engage …

Why You Lead Determines How Well You Lead

One of the most telling questions you can ask someone in any kind of leadership role is what motivates them to be a better leader. Some will say it’s to enhance their personal effectiveness, or that leading is an expected part of their professional development. Others may say that they lead because …

Three New Mexico teens charged with killing homeless men

Three teens admitted to police they attacked two homeless men who were found dead in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Saturday, police said.<p>The boys -- 15, 16 and 18 -- used bricks and a metal pole to kill the men, according to a criminal complaint accusing each of them of two counts of murder.<p>A judge …

Malaysia Airlines Flight 17: Five unanswered questions

Amid the chaos and the grief, the politics and the finger pointing, we are no closer to answering some key questions about the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. The crash, which killed all 298 people aboard, has turned a volatile Ukrainian region into a global problem.<p>Here are five questions …