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This 32-Minute Morning Routine Is the Best Way to Start Your Day, According to Science

Are you on the path to personal mastery and self-improvement? If so (and I hope you are), I want to offer you a powerful daily morning routine that has four key themes: giving, gratitude, breathing, and growing (in that order).<p>But fair warning: Sometimes when we think about self-improvement, we …

Business Strategy

How to Tell If You're Born to Be a Leader, According to Science | Inc.com

Humans are intrinsically wired to fear uncertainty -- and yet uncertainty allows entrepreneurs to imagine anything is possible.<p>Entrepreneurial leaders embrace uncertainty with courage and we assume all natural leaders are born with an innate capacity to tolerate uncertainty.<p>An intriguing new study …

Leadership

The emotionally intelligent way to resolve disagreements faster

Unpacking the counterintuitive psychology behind conflict resolution.<p>Imagine you run a tech startup. Cash is tight, but you can’t afford to enter the market with a product that doesn’t live up to its promises. And right now, it’s clear that your engineers aren’t focusing enough on the …

Batman, Catwoman, and the Marriage Plot in Comics

A year-long story arc saw the writer Tom King upending tradition by trying to pursue something novel for two iconic characters: personal growth.<p><i>This article contains spoilers through</i> <b>Batman</b> <i>No. 50.</i><p>Standing up for truth, justice, and the American way is apparently hell on relationships.<p>Superheroes, …

Comics

The Equation That Will Make You Better at Everything

As an athlete, if you want to improve something—your 100-meter time, say, or your deadlift PR—you’ve got to apply a challenge, some sort of “stressor,” and then follow it with a period of rest and recovery. Too much stress without enough rest and you get injury, illness, and burnout. Not enough …

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Elon Musk's 'Productivity' Email to Tesla Employees Is Required Reading for Every Entrepreneur

Musk sets very ambitious goals, but the problems plaguing Tesla are familiar to anyone trying to get a company running right.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In many ways, Elon Musk is reshaping what it means to be an entrepreneur. For years, his unorthodox management …

All CEOs Should Take the Time to Teach Entry-Level Employees This One Thing

It's well worth it.<p><i>What is the best thing a CEO could teach an entry level employee? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Auren Hoffman, SafeGraph CEO, on Quora:</b><p><b>What is the best thing a</b> …

Loneliness Is as Lethal As Smoking 15 Cigarettes Per Day. Here's What You Can Do About It

Lonely people are 50% more likely to die prematurely than those with healthy social connections.<p>As a social work graduate student, I worked in a medical hospital. One of my projects included studying the "revolving door" patients--those individuals who came into the emergency room on a regular …

Best TV of 2018 so far

Atlanta: Robbin’ Season<p>Donald Glover’s surreal, sprawling account of life inside and outside the Atlanta rap scene continues to takes risks in its second season, attempting everything from a full-on horror movie in one episode to a relationship drama set at a German Fasnacht festival in the next. …

Black Lightning

The good men: inside the all-male group taking on modern masculinity

'Conversations with other men are usually very superficial. Most men suffer alone' Marvin, at the Huddle<p>As a man, you kept things inside so you could use them as a weapon. But emotions are energy and they have to move Chris, at The Huddle<p>The problem I have with Jordan Peterson is that finding your …

Jordan Peterson

Generation Pickleball: Welcome to Florida’s Political Tomorrowland

Republicans’ political future looks a lot like this vibrant, fast-growing, Trump-friendly retirement community outside of Orlando.<p>The Villages is America’s largest retirement community, a carefully planned, meticulously groomed dreamscape of gated subdivisions, wall-to-wall golf courses, adult-only …

Florida

8 Ways to Hack Your Morning Routine to Get You Up and Out the Door

<i>This story originally appeared on BusinessInsider.com.</i><p>Even the most die-hard morning people among us may sometimes find that the struggle is …

Trumpism’s Tipping Point

Sometimes, we forget where we are. Momentary amnesia is the most charitable explanation for Donald Trump saluting North Korea’s uniformed defense …

This app you’ve never heard of lets you watch shows and movies for free that aren’t even on Netflix

People often think that when it comes to streaming TV shows and movies online, there are only three options: pay for the good stuff, steal the good …

Paisley Park, Prince’s Lonely Palace

Six months after Prince’s death, his estate opened to the public. But without its owner it feels like a husk.<p>In 1984, Prince recorded a song called “Paisley Park,” for his seventh record, “Around the World in a Day.” Its lyrics imagine a kind of utopia:<p>There is a park that is known<br>For the face it …

Research Shows The Quickest Way To Build Trust With Your Employees

One of my studies, called “How To Build Trust In The Workplace,” surveyed more than 7,000 people all about why people do, or don’t, trust their leaders. The first thing we discovered was that approximately 32% of a worker’s loyalty is the result of feeling trust towards their boss. So it’s …

Employment

Contributors | The Next Web

All stories in Contributors<p>Why the future of share-worthy content is personal<p>It might seem counterintuitive but the key to wide reach and shares for your content is segmenting it to a granular level. ...<p>Pratik Dholakiya<p>How innovative design can help you capitalize when consumers ‘misuse’ your …

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13 cognitive biases that really screw things up for you

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of …

Create a Growth Culture, Not a Performance-Obsessed One

Here’s the dilemma: In a competitive, complex, and volatile business environment, companies need more from their employees than ever. But the same forces rocking businesses are also overwhelming employees, driving up their fear, and compromising their capacity.<p>It’s no wonder that so many C-Suite …

Business

Can we ever kick our smartphone addiction? Jim Balsillie and Norman Doidge discuss

Discuss is a Globe Opinion feature in which two people – from politicians to journalists, academics to authors – engage in a conversation that flows out of a single question. Today's topic: How we've become dependent on our digital devices<p>Norman Doidge, M.D., is a psychiatrist, psychoanalyst and …

5 Ways to Become a Leader--Fast

...and get people to follow you.<p>Have you ever imagined yourself becoming a leader? Think about it. You'd be great. But if what's holding you back is not knowing where to start or how to chart your path to leadership, I can help you.<p>Leadership is vital, and good leaders can be hard to find. A new …

Three Steps for Giving Feedback That Works: Find It, Flip It, Elevate It

“The last 10 percent is always the hardest part,” a direct report once said as he invited me to share what I was truly thinking about his performance.<p>Despite the open invitation, I found it hard to offer honest, direct feedback. For those of us taught to be kind, delivering bad news can feel like …

Screen time: Mental health menace or scapegoat?

<b>(CNN) —</b> "Have smartphones destroyed a generation?" Jean Twenge, a professor of psychology at San Diego State University, asked in an adapted excerpt of her controversial book, "iGen."<p>In the book, she argues that those born after 1995 are on the "brink of a mental-health crisis" -- and she believes …

Mental Health

6 Meeting Hacks (and 1 Weird Tip) That Instantly Boost Your Credibility

Sales demo? VC pitch? Don't let your big opportunity turn into a massive waste of time.<p>This is it: the Big Meeting. You've brought a conference room's worth of people together to make an important decision, close that huge sale, or kick off a new strategic initiative. Trouble is, most of these …

As AI Makes More Decisions, the Nature of Leadership Will Change

It is tempting to regard artificial intelligence as a threat to human leadership. After all, the very purpose of AI is to augment, improve, and ultimately replace human intelligence, which is still widely regarded, at least by us humans, as our key competitive advantage. There is no reason to …

4 Things That Really Motivate Millennials, Gen X, and Other Digital Natives

Any organization can be successful attracting and retaining millennials - it just takes real leadership.<p>We all know that there's something different about millennials -- the first generation of digital natives, people who grew up with digital technology as a part of their lives. While there is …

Chevron's CEO Just Wrote an Extraordinary LinkedIn Message That Is a Master Class in Leadership

John Watson, who is retiring next month, reflects back on his 37-year journey at Chevron.<p>After 37 years working at Chevron, CEO and Chairman John Watson, who took over the helm in 2010, is hanging up his cleats and headed for retirement.<p>In a moment of transparency while reflecting back on his …

The Best Hire You'll Ever Make? The CEO of Absolut Says Look For "Diagonal Thinkers"

You should hire more "diagonal thinkers."<p>Hiring the right talent for your organization is not an easy task.<p>It's a challenge every founder and CEO struggles with--because finding the right people takes more than just reading through a handful of resumes and cover letters. This is a topic I speak on …

Facebook Finally Blinks

Mark Zuckerberg’s radical decision to reinvent the News Feed is a plea for mercy.<p>Mark Zuckerberg moved fast and broke shit, lots of shit.<p>He broke journalism, by radically deflating the value of the digital advertising on which the livelihood of media now depends; he broke the reading habits of his …

This Simple Solution Will Eliminate Tons of Conflict From Your Life

Make your life easier by following these skill sets to wipe out conflict from your life.<p>Conflicts. Arguments. Frustrations. Even for all the toughies out there, fighting with companions is never fun. Interpersonal struggles, no matter how minor, are destructive and can eventually come to erode …