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7 Weird Things That Happen To Your Brain After Sex

Sleeping with someone can drudge up all sorts of actions and feelings you may not have even known you had — and that's because a lot goes on in your …

This Ancient Wisdom Reveals 6 Rituals to Become Happier

People have enormous respect for ancient wisdom. They just don’t read it. Funny thing is, we’re more likely to live happier lives when we visit the …

Happiness

Google Just Revealed Its 5 HR Secrets for Identifying and Developing Great Managers | Inc.com

In a recent podcast at Google's Re:work, Sarah Calderon, a manager at Google who oversees Google's Manager Development curriculum, revealed some nifty secrets about how they train and develop great managers.<p>She shares five lessons that will give your organization an edge in management training and …

Employee Engagement

I'm a recruiter, and there are 34 words and phrases that you can put on your resume to show any hiring manager you're a leader

One of the most common types of people I work with are those aiming to elevate their brand messaging to more loudly announce, "I'm one hell of a leader!" as they change jobs.<p>It's one thing to be good at tasks, projects, and areas of specialization, but if you're aspiring to manage teams, you simply …

Employment

The end of the cloud is coming

We’re facing the end of the cloud. It’s a bold statement, I know, and maybe it even sounds a little mad. But bear with me.<p>The conventional wisdom about running server applications, be it web apps or mobile app backends, is that the future is in the cloud. Amazon, Google, and Microsoft are adding …

Blockchain
Russia

Fourth industrial revolution could unlock £445bn for UK, report reveals

Report led by Jürgen Maier says deal between government and industry could put Britain at forefront of new technologies and create thousands of new jobs<p>Britain’s manufacturing sector could unlock £455bn over the next decade and create thousands of jobs if it cracks the fourth industrial revolution …

Manufacturing

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

Add these to your reading list.<p>Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in …

Books
Silicon Valley

Algorithm shows the data you give away when clicking suggested links

If you're roaming the internet, you might run across recommendation engines. Some offer products or services you'd actually want to use, but does interacting with them harm your privacy even more? Researchers developed an algorithm to reveal how much info you're handing over when you click around, …

5 Traits of People With High Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

One of the biggest realizations I've had in my career is also one of the purest: the simple fact that people are drawn to likable people. It's human nature. People want to do business with people they like.<p>Yet when you look around, you'll notice that many people don't make it a priority to learn …

Emotional Intelligence

This Email From Google's CEO to Employees Teaches Some Major Lessons in Leadership | Inc.com

At this point, you've probably heard about "Google's Ideological Echo Chamber," a controversial memo written by a Google employee that went viral over the weekend.<p>The 10-page manifesto argues (among other things) that women on average have a "lower stress tolerance" and are more prone to …

Leadership

6 Undeniable Characteristics of Successful Business Leaders and What They Actually Entail

Visionary. Articulate. Reachable. These are some of the traits we see over and over again in those who have reached iconic status.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Leadership? Basically, it's the ability to get across an idea to a group of people. Over the years, I have …

Leadership
Happiness

Google Spent 2 Years Studying 180 Teams. The Most Successful Ones Shared These 5 Traits | Inc.com

Over the years, Google has embarked on countless quests, collected endless amounts of data, and spent millions trying to better understand its people. One of the company's most interesting initiatives, Project Aristotle, gathered several of Google's best and brightest to help the organization …

Leadership

Air rage: why does flying make us so angry? Science says it's about class

Rise in acts of plane-related violence shed light on something bigger: modern air travel is a perfect example of a situation in which human status is highly visible<p>Outclassed: the secret life of inequality is our new column about class. Read the first one here<p>A doctor is forcibly removed from a …

Fort Lauderdale

The chaotic route to train-crash Brexit

So which is it to be: “hard” or “soft” Brexit? Maybe neither. There is a third possibility that is little discussed but increasingly likely: …

United Kingdom

Crash: how computers are setting us up for disaster

We increasingly let computers fly planes and carry out security checks. Driverless cars are next. But is our reliance on automation dangerously diminishing our skills?<p>When a sleepy Marc Dubois walked into the cockpit of his own aeroplane, he was confronted with a scene of confusion. The plane was …

Autonomous Cars

Make Sure Your Employees Have Enough Interesting Work to Do

When productivity starts to slide, it’s not always easy to pinpoint the cause. Our first impulse is often to take a close look at how we can improve workplace processes. Is it a problem of time management? Could it be that the technology’s not up to the job?<p>Very often these are indeed the answers, …

Management

Nissan throws UK car industry a lifeline but GM could hit the road

Technical advances and new plants are helping the revival in Britain but risks abound in leaving the EU<p>A collection of MPs and leading figures from British industry gathered at a business park in Coventry last Thursday to discuss the future of manufacturing and the government’s industrial …

United Kingdom
United Kingdom

Gorgeous photos capture air traffic in a way you've never seen before

When you hear the phrase "air traffic photos," what comes to mind? Most likely some dull graphics documenting airplane patterns. (Is that actually …

Air Traffic

16 daily habits that are easy to practice and can significantly improve your life

In the Quora thread "What are some good 'mini habits' to practice each day?" readers shared the simple habits you should follow every day to become a happier, healthier, or more productive person.<p>The best part is, each one takes only about five minutes to complete.<p>Here are some of our favorites:<p>1. …

Self-help

Does China deserve a reputation as the land of copycats?

The case of the Scottish wave energy firm Pelamis is the latest to raise questions about China and intellectual property<p>It was once renowned as the home of the four great inventions: paper, gunpowder, printing and the compass. These days, China is more often portrayed as a land of copycats, where …

China

Hinkley, HS2 and Heathrow show May’s team are out of their depth

These three white elephants will waste £100bn of public money. Such a cave-in to the lobbyists gives a worrying insight into those close to the prime minister<p>When David Cameron departed Downing Street, he left three white elephants grazing the Whitehall grasslands. They had been awaiting their fate …

Chris Grayling

The Modern IT Manager’s Secret Weapon for Linux Patch Management

<i>This article originally appeared on</i> <i>automox.com</i><p>In the last 25 years, Linux has positioned itself as the default choice for many IT, devops, and …

The Future of Work

Ferguson’s Formula

Photography: Sean Pollack<p>Some call him the greatest coach in history. Before retiring in May 2013, Sir Alex Ferguson spent 26 seasons as the manager of Manchester United, the English football (soccer) club that ranks among the most successful and valuable franchises in sports. During that time the …

HBR Guide to Getting the Right Work Done Ebook + Tools

Publication Date: <b>September 07, 2016</b><p>Is your workload slowing you--and your career--down? Being productive is not about putting in more hours--it's about prioritizing, planning, and executing the most impactful work. But picking the right projects and staying on task and motivated can be …

Management

How to Give Feedback to People Who Cry, Yell, or Get Defensive

There’s no denying that performance review season can be a headache for managers. The process of writing reviews and delivering feedback takes a lot of time (especially if you do it thoughtfully) and can be particularly anxiety provoking if you have someone on your team who tends to have a …

Self-awareness