Sue Cartwright

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How to prepare for employment in the age of artificial intelligence

For centuries, humans have been fretting over “technological unemployment” or the loss of jobs caused by technological change. Never has this sentiment been accentuated more than it is today, at the cusp of the next industrial revolution.<p>With developments in artificial intelligence continuing at a …

Artificial Intelligence

Followers Don’t See Their Leaders as Real People

Great leaders, especially in large organizations, aren’t really people. They’re mental images.<p>They may be flesh and blood to the senior team and the assistants in the C-suite, but to people in outer orbits, from operational departments to business units, they are imaginary constructs. Employees …

Six Items That Should Never Be On Your To-Do List

Classic to-do lists don’t provide context or give a timeline, and they’re easy to ignore. Here’s how to make a better list.<p>Writing a to-do list seems like a tidy little way to keep track of what you need to accomplish, but it can fall short or even derail your success. To-do lists don’t provide …

To Defuse an Argument, Think About the Future

If you’re caught up in conflict with someone, there are a few practical strategies that can help you resolve the situation. These strategies include seeking compromise, taking the other person’s perspective, being humble, trying to forgive, and not casting blame. But personal conflicts are …

Psychology

4 Keys to Writing Content That Readers Will Love

Writing content that readers will love isn't only about what you write, but how you write it.<p>This story originally appeared on PR Newswire's Small Business PR Toolkit<p>If your content doesn’t provide readers with value, solve a problem, answer a question or entertain, then it doesn’t really serve a …

Writing

The science of touch: why physical contact can make you happier and more successful

"What is the good life?" is one of life's most vexing questions. Knowing what makes us happy, and how to bring happiness to others, has been the …

The psychological theory that explains why you’re better off working solo

In 1913, a guy named Max Ringelmann noticed something strange about humans. Ringelmann, a French agricultural engineer, took a rope and asked individual people to pull on it.<p>Then he asked those same people to pull on the rope with a group. He observed that when people pulled with a group, they put …

Jeff Bezos

Want to Raise Your IQ by 23 Percent? Neuroscience Says Take Up This Simple Habit

In less time than it takes you to have lunch, you could be expanding your brain -- literally.<p>There are two types of intelligence: crystallized intelligence and fluid intelligence.<p>Crystallized intelligence is your ability to utilize information, skills, and experience already learned -- basically, …

Want to Succeed as a Leader at Work? Talent And Skills Alone Won't Do It (but This Will)

This will make you rethink whom you're hiring or promoting to lead your company.<p>People are hired for strengths in areas where they are talented, experienced, and gifted, so goes conventional wisdom.<p>But do you ever interview someone for character? Seriously, before you hire that VP, developer or …

The One Thing Nobody Ever Told You About Personal Branding

Don’t be an idiot.<p>And while we’re at it, a personal brand is hugely overrated. It suggests that you can advance your career by <i>creating</i> a …

New social network by Nigerian blogger Linda Ikeji to pay top users

<b>(CNN) —</b> Love her or not, she's one of Africa's most famous news and gossip writers. Now she's hoping to take on Facebook with her very own social network, which she says hit 50,000 sign-ups on the first day.<p>Linda Ikeji, a former model from Lagos, Nigeria, says her social network, LIS (Linda Ikeji …

Talking about my depression is the wisest thing I have ever done

I make fun of my depression. It’s my coping mechanism. I’m honest about it, but I take the piss out of it. Mocking it gives me a tiny element of control.<p>Admitting you need help can be the hardest part of coming to terms with your own mental health. Deep-lying problems can be brushed off for years, …

Mental Health

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Suffering From Sender is Remorse? Here Is How To Unsend Gmail Messages

Gmail users should be happy to learn that they can reach out and snag an email afterhaving clicked Send, although the feature is hidden and the …

Apps

RBS to set up compensation fund for small businesses

Royal Bank of Scotland has faced repeated claims that it pushed SME customers to the brink of collapse<p>Royal Bank of Scotland is to set up a compensation fund for small business customers who claim they were badly treated by the bailed-out bank, in an attempt to draw a line under the long-running …

Learning In The Age Of Digital Distraction

Maybe the smart phone's hegemony makes perfect evolutionary sense: Humans are tapping a deep urge to seek out information. Our ancient food-foraging survival instinct has evolved into an info-foraging obsession; one that prompts many of us today to constantly check our phones and multitask.<p>Monkey …

University of California

The myth of self-control

Psychologists say using willpower to achieve goals is overhyped. Here’s what actually works.<p>As the Bible tells it, the first crime committed was a lapse of self-control. Eve was forbidden from tasting the fruit on the tree of knowledge. But the temptation was too much. The fruit was just so …

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Google taught artificial intelligence to encrypt messages on its own

A team at Google has built a system to show that artificial intelligence can build its own form of encryption. While not very complex currently, this research could set the table for encryption that gets stronger as hackers attempt to crack it.<p>To see if the artificial intelligence could learn to …

Artificial Intelligence

Why Google’s New Phone Will Soon Be Irrelevant

Entering the hardware business is nothing unusual for an Internet giant like Google. But in launching its Pixel phone last week, Google (GOOG) is …

Top 10 Tips for Gmail Users

People spend a lot of their time reading, replying, and organizing their emails. It can be very tiresome and time-consuming setting up folders and …

Productivity

Google’s former happiness guru developed a three-second brain exercise for finding joy

Chade-Meng Tan, a former engineer, joined Google in 2000 as employee number 107. Though he played an instrumental role in building Google’s mobile search function, among other technological feats, he’s better known for the mindfulness classes he later led for employees. The role earned him the job …

Loyola University

7 Bedroom Plants to Help You Sleep Better

<i>Do you find it extremely hard to fall asleep at night? Then this article is for you! In this article, you’ll learn about 7 air-purifying bedroom</i> …

5 Social Networking Sites You Should Know (But Probably Don't)

Social media can blow up your sales pipeline, but how can you reach real human beings with your message? Here are five strategies to get more bang for your social media bucks.<p>I hear a lot of people talking about "social" in corporate environments. To many, that means tweeting that their company has …

Top 10 Reasons You MUST Crowdfund in 2017

Crowdfunding is about more than raising money. A great crowdfunding project brings together all the elements you need as an entrepreneur to be successful.<p>If you are an entrepreneur and you have not yet launched a crowdfund project, I want to tell you why this will become a competitive disadvantage …

Google Pixel: Welcome to your new, very circular home screen

The first leaked Google Pixel phone render doesn't show us a whole lot. It's a rounded rectangle with a screen on the front, an earpiece, cameras, …

Google's Official Phone May Have Better Software Than Your Samsung Galaxy

The Google Pixel and new Android additions could be revealed on October 4<p>Google's upcoming October 4 event is expected to bring, potentially, the most important Android smartphone yet: an official Google phone. And the folks at VentureBeat claim to have an early look.<p>Google generally focuses on …

Android News

5 Progressive Ways to Reshape Your Content Marketing Strategy in 2017

It's time to change up your content strategy!<p>Content marketing is a fluid field that requires brands to constantly tune into evolving trends and shifting landscapes. And while the industry is changing on a day-to-day basis, it's much easier to organize these changes by calendar year. With that …

Marketing