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10 Ideas Worth Sharing This Week

Ideas about Creativity, Writing, Books, Productivity and more.<p><i>Each week I share 10 ideas with my newsletter subscribers. Following is this week’s</i> …

How climate change triggers earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanoes

Global warming may not only be causing more destructive hurricanes, it could also be shaking the ground beneath our feet<p>Devastating hurricane? More than 1,000 lives lost? It must be climate change! Almost inevitably, Hurricane Matthew’s recent rampage across the Caribbean and south-eastern US has …

10 Ways to Win the Thanksgiving Argument

Thanksgiving is the #1 time during the year when distant family members wind up in heated arguments. If you're going to engage, why not win?<p>I absolutely love Thanksgiving. Still, I understand that if there's anything worse a big argument at Thanksgiving dinner, it's <i>losing</i> a big argument at …

How to Make Sure You’re Heard in a Difficult Conversation

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>A difficult conversation has to be a two-way street. You’re unlikely to come to a resolution if you don’t hear the other person out. But equally important when addressing a conflict is getting your message across. So after you’ve thoroughly listened to your counterpart, increase the …

Happiness Isn’t the Absence of Negative Feelings

Happiness feels intolerably elusive for many of us. Like fog, you can see it from afar, dense and full of shape. But upon approach, its particles loosen and suddenly it becomes out of reach, even though it’s all around you.<p>We put so much emphasis on the pursuit of happiness, but if you stop and …

6 Iconic Roast Chicken Recipes

For chef Michael Symon, nothing tops the wood oven-roasted chicken at Jonathan Waxman’s Barbuto and the legendary roast chicken with bread salad at …

roast leg of lamb with rosemary, garlic, harissa and lemon + easter feast

When it comes to roasting an expensive leg of lamb I tend to be quite stuck in my ways. The recipe I love and always turn to is Jamie Oliver’s …

3 Spiritual Practices for Anxiety-Packed Moments

Modern life brings more stress than ever, and a natural reaction to stress is anxiety. It's a multidimensional response that originates, physically …

Meet the ‘Sophisticated Job Seeker’ Who’s Disrupting Recruiting

If you plan to recruit new employees in the next year, you’ll want to take some time to understand the "sophisticated job seeker" and his or her impact on your ability to hire. It could save you a lot of headaches. I recently did a podcast on this subject that explains in detail what’s happening …

Employment

While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …

The 100 greatest novels of all time

<b>Our critics choose the best novels ever written, from Tolkien to Proust</b><p>100 <b>The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien (1954-55)</b><p>Hairy-toed hobbit Frodo leaves home to defend the world from dark forces by destroying a cursed ring, in Tolkien's epic trilogy. WH Auden thought this tale of fantastic creatures …

A Former FBI Agent Reveals 3 Techniques to Detect Deception

Here's how to look out for liars--without being too obvious.<p>I want to believe salespeople when they say the product they are selling really does what they say it can do. I want to believe that the people I do business with are telling the truth. I want to believe my kids when they tell me what they …

4 Things to Do Right Now if You Get Fired

More than 55,000 people get fired every day in the U.S. If today's your day, here's what you need to do.<p>More than 55,000 people get fired every day in the U.S., seven days a week. That works out to more than 20 million people losing their jobs each year.<p>If you get fired, what you do next and how …

WhatSim

There are over 600 million people using WhatsApp. Odds are your friends and family use it. So when you're abroad, why not save yourself typical SIM …

The Difference Between Coaching Rookies and Veterans

After years of playing at the top of his game, Tiger Woods hit a rough patch, struggling to win major tournaments. In February 2015, he pulled out of the Honda Classic, declaring his play “not tournament-ready.” Paul Azinger, ESPN sports analyst, claimed that Woods had become mechanical and …

How Vladimir Putin is waging war on the West – and winning

Across the new Europe, a little bit of Russian influence is going a long way<p>Listen<p>Last month, the speaker of the Russian parliament solemnly instructed his foreign affairs committee to launch a historical investigation: was West Germany’s ‘annexation’ of East Germany really legal? Should it be …

How to Help an Underperformer

As a manager, you can’t accept underperformance. It’s frustrating, time-consuming, and it can demoralize the other people on your team. But what do you do about an employee who isn’t performing up to snuff? How do you help turn around the problematic behavior? And how long do you let it go on …

Stand Out in Your Interview

You’ve just landed a job interview for a position you really want. Congratulations. Now, you know you only get one chance to impress, but how exactly do you do that? Given all of the conflicting advice out there and the changing rules of getting a job, it’s no wonder that job seekers are confused …

Travel tips: party in Reykjavik, plus deals of the week

Take me there: Reykjavik<p><b>Why go?</b><br>At this time of year, temperatures in Reykjavik hover around zero and the sun creeps above the horizon for just six hours a day, so its citizens could be forgiven for going into deep hibernation. But Icelanders are made of stern stuff and January and February find …

Why monsters haunt Christmas in Europe but not America

The worst isn’t the screams or the snow or the mind-numbing blare of “Night on Bald Mountain“ on repeat. It’s the cowbells: a rusty jangle that means the Christmas monsters are coming.<p>Until Jan. 6, demons, witches and monsters haunt Europe.<p>The season of terror actually begins on Dec. 5, the eve of …

9 of the best trips for under £700

1. Discovering Cuba<p><b>Vintage Cuba, Gecko Adventures</b> <b><br>How long?</b> 8 days <b><br>How much?</b> From £620<p>What do you see when you hear 'Cuba'? Lingering evenings …

National Parks

9 of the best trips for under £1,000

These incredible trips cost less than £1,000 (or US$1,590 / €1,280 / AUD$1,840) – and they pack in real bang for your buck. Who said travel had to …