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This is how to “work smarter not harder”: 3 secrets from research

“Work smarter, not harder.” Sounds good. But how do you actually do that?<p><i>*crickets*</i><p>Well, luckily someone finally took up the challenge of finding a …

WATCH: Fed's private locker room

Roger Federer is into the last four of the ATP Finals event in London and he gave Sky Sports' Annabel Croft a sneak peek of his private locker room …

ATP Finals

Wayne Gretzky Declares Roger Federer One of Greatest Athletes of All-Time | ATP World Tour | Tennis

Tennis fans have debated this for years: Who's the greatest player of all-time, and where does Roger Federer fit on that short list?<p>But to “The Great …

Digital Transformation - Part II: Collective Intelligence Is the Game Changer

<i>by Rod Collins, Innovation Sherpa at</i> Salt Flats<p>The science fiction writer William Gibson once astutely observed, “The future has already arrived; it’s just not evenly distributed.” As described in last month’s blog, our future is a digitally transformed world that will usher in an entirely new …

5 Surprising Lessons We Can Learn From Roger Federer, Oldest and Wisest of Tennis Champions | Inc.com

Roger Federer is an original. He has designed the life he loves, often doing what is counterintuitive to being a champion. He is a family man. He is too old to be a tennis champion. He is a calm, modest personality, even though he is the longest reigning No. 1 tennis player.<p>Federer walks to the …

Tennis

Letter to my granddaughter: I hope you have a Federer too, when you grow up

Dear Maya, It's June 25, 2032 and it's your 18th birthday. I don't have anything profound to give you except for this thumb drive about an unusual …

Is the Universe Conscious?

For centuries, modern science has been shrinking the gap between humans and the rest of the universe, from Isaac Newton showing that one set of laws applies equally to falling apples and orbiting moons to Carl Sagan intoning that “we are made of star stuff” — that the atoms of our bodies were …

Albert Einstein

What businesses can learn about innovation from designers

Lecturer and design expert at Central Saint Martins, Dr Matt Malpass, reveals how businesses can benefit from ditching the Post-its and taking a design-led approach to innovation.<p>Dr Matt Malpass, senior lecturer in industrial design and researcher in critical design at Central Saint Martins, …

Design

Eureka? Yes, Eureka!

In the commencement address he delivered at Harvard last month, Mark Zuckerberg, the chief executive of Facebook, warned the graduating students not to trust the story of innovation that Hollywood promotes — namely, “the idea of a single eureka moment” in which a lone thinker has a groundbreaking …

Creativity

Apple acquires AI company Lattice Data, a specialist in unstructured ‘dark data’, for $200M

As large tech companies gear up to make a stronger push into machine learning and artificial intelligence, Apple has acquired a company to fill out its own capabilities in the area.<p>Specifically, Apple has picked up Lattice Data, a company that applies an AI-enabled inference engine to take …

101 Awesome Zen Proverbs and Sayings to Live Your Life By

You can’t really put Zen into words, but you can share some of its timeless wisdom in ways that lead you on the path to discovering the truth for …

Meditation

This Valentine's Day, Elon Musk wants you to know that machines will take over the world and make you obsolete

But the best solution might be a social change—not a technical one<p>Apparently "Battlestar Galactica" had it right all along. Technology mogul Elon Musk says the way to deal with advancing artificial intelligence is to merge with machines—or risk being made redundant.<p>At the 2017 World Government …

Artificial Intelligence

Kelly: Roger Federer may never stop being great at tennis

Like many of us, Roger Federer has become a bit of a softie in his old age.<p>Win or lose, he cries. He cries at centre court, he cries during the trophy presentation, he cries when anyone says anything nice about him. One can imagine Federer trying to get through <i>The Notebook</i>. He'd need to wear a life …

Resurgent Roger Federer defies age and expectations to dazzle Australia

It was as nailed-on that there would be a Swiss player in the men’s final of the 2017 Australian Open on Sunday as it was that an American would win the women’s title on Saturday. The odds that their combined ages would be at least 70 were a little tougher to see at the start of the fortnight but …

Tennis

How to Design a Large Scale Responsive Site

Responsive design has evolved considerably since it was first defined by Ethan Marcotte in 2010. The discussion now isn’t whether you should develop …

Web Design

Meet Headspace, The App That Made Meditation A $250 Million Business

In 2008, 27-year-old Londoner Richard Pierson was burned out from his career marketing Axe deodorant at a major agency. He switched to freelance, but felt so much anxiety he struggled to go out in public.<p>A friend knew just the cure: an energetic, amiable “Jeeves” for taking care of your brain. It …

Meditation

After watching over 50 TED talks, these are the insights that have stuck with me most

Watch over 50 TED talks across several years — as I have, obsessively — and you begin to think a little differently about the world.<p>Not every talk is awe-inspiring or illuminating, but the best ones have changed how I think about education, business, psychology, and human behavior.<p>Here are some of …

Self-improvement

The Best Workout (Ever) in a Series of Gifs

<i>This piece was originally published on October 15, 2015.</i><p>If you’ve ever tried “the class,” you know it’s a challenge. A very loud challenge. There is …

Yoga

Introduction to Psychology: A Free Course from Yale University

Taught by Yale professor Paul Bloom, this course presents an Introduction to Psychology and tries to explain what makes us tick:<p>What do your dreams …

Psychology

7 Powerful Phrases to Boost Your Productivity | Inc.com

As with any growth and expansion, becoming more productive doesn't happen overnight. It takes consistent investment of time and commitment.<p>If you want to take yourself to the next level, you must be more productive.<p>To be more productive isn't always easy -- sometimes we need repeated reminders.<p>Here …

Time Management

Why Tim Ferriss Believes Meditation Is the Key to Success

What connects world-class performers across industries?<p>According to Tim Ferriss, many regularly take the time to focus on the present moment. When …

The Science behind Yoga

Yoga, an ancient but perfect science, deals with the evolution of humanity. This evolution includes all aspects of one’s being, from bodily health to …

This Devilishly Difficult Online Game Is Scientifically Shown to Improve Brain Function | Inc.com

Brain-improving games have mostly been debunked. But there's still one that may be worth a try.<p>Can playing an online game make your brain work better? Earlier this year, the maker of the Lumosity app, which widely advertised cognitive and memory benefits from playing its games, was fined $2 million …

The Brain

These 7 Free Podcasts Will Save You $100,000 On a Wharton MBA | Inc.com

I had a great experience studying for my MBA at Wharton. I learned about subjects I had never studied at college or picked up in my first job as an account manager at an advertising agency: Finance, accounting, marketing, organizational theory, operations, business law, negotiation strategies, and …

Entrepreneurship

Exercise Changed This Neuroscientist’s Life And Now She Wants To Change Yours

New research is increasingly discovering the benefits of physical exercise for the brain.<p>Devoted to solving intricate physiological questions about the brain for almost her entire adult life, Wendy Suzuki, a neuroscientist at New York University, was proud of her work. But the long hours dedicated …

The Brain

5 Big Data And Analytics Learning Resources That Most People Miss (But Shouldn't)

It’s 2016, and pretty much everybody who’s interested in analytics (or politics or sports) has read a bit of FiveThirtyEight. Nate Silver and other bloggers write compelling posts that explain the thinking behind the predictions, so that’s a good educational resource for budding data analysts. …

Customer Experience

6 Meditation Hacks For People Who Can't Meditate

Bio-hacking is all the rage. Just like a lot of you, I've been adding grass-fed butter to my coffee and taking supplements to make my mind more focused, increase energy, and boost work performance. Through my own experimentation I can vouch that many of these methods work, but for centuries we've …

Best Web Design Tools

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co<p>Are you a web designer? Then you should check these awesome web design tools to boost your designing …

3tags.org

Why Leadership Development Isn’t Developing Leaders

Too many business leaders today are out of touch with the employees they lead. Edelman estimates that one in three employees doesn’t trust their employer — despite the fact that billions are spent every year on leadership development. Part of the problem: Our primary method of developing leaders is …