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4 rescued from Thai cave in risky operation; 9 remain inside

MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — Expert divers Sunday rescued four of 12 boys from a flooded cave in northern Thailand where they were trapped with their soccer coach for more than two weeks, as a dangerous and complicated operation unfolded amid heavy rain and the threat of rising water underground.<p>Eight …

Thailand

The 5 Best Exercises at the Gym, According to Personal Trainers

Don’t hit the weight room again until these are on your to-do list.<p>Maybe you're new to working out. Maybe you've been working out for so long that you just realized you've been doing the <i>same six exercises</i> for the last three years. Or perhaps you were recently engaged in some next-level TRX workout …

Workouts

This Is The Scientific Way To Win Any Argument (And Not Make Enemies)

It’s not about the specific points you make, it’s all about how you position them.<p>You’re in the middle of a heated discussion–or fine, let’s just call it an argument–and the person whom you’re trying convince seems unable or unwilling to grasp your point of view. What should you do?<p>For starters, …

Psychology

Steve Jobs Said Goodbye to Micromanagement. Now His Company Could Be Worth a Trillion

Apple is closing in on being the first company ever to be worth a trillion dollars. Why? Because it's always been treated like a startup.<p>Apple is the most valuable company on the planet. With a market capitalization of more than $950 billion, it could be the first company to reach a trillion market …

Tim Cook

Write to learn, not just to communicate

Write through your own confusion. Write through your misconceptions. Write towards clarity.<p><b>Frequent low stakes writing to learn leads to higher</b> …

This is what the Warren Buffett empire looks like, in one giant chart

While most of the world’s richest people came to that title through a single company, billionaire investor Warren Buffett’s story is different.<p>Jeff …

Investing

What are 10 habits that are good for a person to get into?

These are my Top 10 habits I’ve developed over the last 33 years after studying entrepreneurs, executives from Fortune 1000 companies and my own …

The Single Most Important Thing You Can Do to Build Emotional Intelligence

The most important thing when you're trying to learn a skill often is to just be quiet.<p><i>How can we improve our emotional intelligence? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Jennifer</b> …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Respond When You’re Put on the Spot in a Meeting

“Katherine, have a go at it?”<p>I love this scene from the 2017 movie, <i>Hidden Figures.</i> Katherine, played by Taraji P. Henson, is put on the spot by her boss, played by Kevin Costner, in a room filled with top brass NASA officials — all male. She is asked to go to the chalkboard and lay out the math to …

Public Speaking

Servant Leadership Is Not What You Think: Ken Blanchard Explains

What is “servant leadership” and how can it make you a better leader?<p>Often in life and work, we become focused on tasks instead of people. If left unchecked, this “results first, team second” mentality can lead to low morale and even lower performances. However, by leading from the ground up and …

Leadership

Want to Get Smarter? Read Something on This List

There’s a lot of hope today that playing mindless brain training games will make you smarter. But instead of trying a quick fix, why not read …

Classical Logic (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

1. Introduction<p>Today, logic is a branch of mathematics and a branch of philosophy. In most large universities, both departments offer courses in …

Mathematics

4 Natural Supplements That Are as Powerful as Drugs

Most supplements don't really work, or at least haven't been proven to work.<p>However, there are some exceptions to this.<p>In fact, a few supplements are</i> …

The 3 Things Employees Really Want: Career, Community, Cause

Strike up a conversation about work values, and it won’t be long before someone brings up a pyramid — a famous psychologist’s best-known theory. Abraham Maslow’s big idea was that we all have a hierarchy of needs: once our basic physiological and safety needs are fulfilled, we seek love and …

The Peterson Principle: Intellectual Complexity and Journalistic Incompetence

It was while I was watching Channel 4 news presenter Cathy Newman’s spectacularly disastrous interview with University of Toronto professor Jordan …

The Best Speakers Answer These 3 Questions Before Walking on Stage

Start with the structure to ensure success.<p>Every great TED talk begins with a good outline. If you want your presentation to leave a TED worthy impression, you'll need to start planning long before the day of the speech: how can you make your message memorable? What should be included in the talk? …

Public Speaking

Want to Fall in Love With Your Partner Again? Science Says to Ask Them These 36 Questions

Love is more than a feeling; it's a choice.<p>Relationships are hard. They can bring out the best in us, yes, but also the worst. They test the very essence of our beings: our capacity for forgiveness; our ability to trust (both ourselves and another); the true extent of our self-love; the strength of …

Relationships

3 Weed Stocks to Consider Buying With the Fastest Sales Growth

These weed stocks are all expected to generate at least 400% sales growth in the upcoming year.<p>Whether you realize it or not, the legal weed industry …

Nasdaq Exec 'Even More Bullish' On Biotech IPOs As New Entries Soar

A half-dozen biotech companies have staged initial public offerings on Nasdaq since the start of the year—five in the last week alone. Expect more to come, predicts Jordan Saxe, senior managing director and head of healthcare capital markets at Nasdaq, who notes that there are 14 additional biotech …

The Only Thing You Need to Do to Overcome Fear, According to Neuroscience

How can you overcome fear? Learn how your brain works and it becomes super simple.<p>Many business leaders pretend they are incredibly controlled, stoic, and confident. The perceived ideal image is for them to show that they do not feel fear.<p>Truth?<p>I have never met anyone who doesn't face fear.<p>Every …

Self-improvement

People Judge You Based on These Two Things, According to a Harvard Psychologist

You already know that making a good first impression can go a long way. But forget all the advice you’ve received about dressing to impress or …

Asking your coworkers two uncomfortable questions is the key to getting ahead in your career

How do the people you work with see you?<p>However you answered that question, you're almost certainly wrong. It's surprisingly difficult for most of us to understand how others perceive us — we think we're being inclusive as managers and others see us as weak and indecisive (that happened to me). Or …

3 Reasons Why You Need to Be More Assertive

Imagine how different life and work would be if everyone was open and honest about what they wanted.<p>Isn't it nice when you know what someone wants? Imagine how different life and work would be if everyone was open and honest about what they wanted.<p>The University of Texas defines assertiveness as "a …

Body Language

Teaching Topic Sentences Using Models

Crafting Good Topic Sentences that Focus the Reader<p>Topic sentences can be likened to miniature thesis statements for individual paragraphs. The topic …

Teaching

How to Write Thought-Provoking and Attention-Grabbing Email Copy

Writing email copy is not an easy process but it is something you can learn. Make the tone of your correspondence warm and friendly, as if you are writing to one person. In this article, you are going to learn about the different types of email and some creative writing techniques that should help …

Marketing

Why Every Leader Should Try Jeff Bezos's Infamous 'Question Mark Method'

Here's how to leverage a great story about Amazon for your own benefit.<p>In his book <i>The Everything Store</i>, author Brad Stone recounts the reaction Jeff Bezos sometimes has when a customer emails him at jeff@amazon.com to complain. Namely, he forwards the message to his leadership team "with a …

Customer Service

Tell Me What You Did Today, And I'll Tell You Who You Are

Motivation and momentum are very fickle. It doesn't matter how much you currently have.<p>"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony." -- Mahatma Gandhi<p>Gandhi was completely right. When you don't act in accordance with your values and goals, you're …

Motivation

Asking This 1 Question Will Instantly Reveal Someone's Personality

Want to really know if someone you just met is safe to talk to? This is as close as you'll get to having psychic powers.<p>You're in the break room with a new co-worker you don't know very well, and that person strikes up a conversation. You're a little guarded, and on top of that, you're an …

Psychology

A former Google and Apple exec says there are 4 ways to lead a team — and 3 are ineffective

Kim Scott is no psychoanalyst — she's a CEO coach— but when she talks about the genesis of ineffective leadership styles, she points straight to your experience at 18 months old.<p>At that point, Scott says, you're taught: "If you don't have anything nice to say, don't say anything at all."<p>Then, when …

The Logical Fallacies Collection: Or 30 ways to lose an argument

Looking for a way to <i>lose</i> your next argument? Use one of the logical fallacies listed below. From <i>Ad Hominems</i> and <i>Anecdotes</i> to the <i>Straw Man</i> and <i>Tu …