Vikash Kumar

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7 Sentences Successful People Say To Defend Their Value

Do you have prepared phrases for when things get tricky at work?<p>Whether it’s telling an employee they need to improve their hygiene, pushing back on someone taking credit for your ideas, or bringing up serious complaints to HR, it’s always good to feel prepared. Work often means dealing with …

Success

Ditch the To-Do List. This is the Only Prioritization System You Need

The life hack that will keep you on track and super productive.<p>Prioritization made simple: write a list of all the things you have to do and cross them off as you go. Easy peasy, lemon squeezy, right?<p>Not quite. To-do lists might help you get things done today, but they're also a double-edged sword. …

What Your Face is Saying About You Could Keep You From Getting Hired

Recently published research finds that your working class or privileged background is written on your face.<p>Recent research finds that people are generally pretty good at determining if someone is rich or poor just by looking at their expressionless neutral face, and those impressions can then play …

11 Little Mental Health Tips That Therapists Actually Give Their Patients

The goal of therapy is to give you the tools and strategies for navigating whatever is going on in your life—from stress or relationship issues to …

Account Suspended

10 Books Tim Ferriss Thinks Every Entrepreneur Should Read

Check out these titles curated by the productivity expert and podcast host.<p>Tim Ferriss, the productivity expert,author and inspirational speaker, is an avid reader, and has highlighted many books on his show and through his blog, seeking to share some of the same wisdom that inspires him.<p>From …

Self-improvement

How to Free Yourself From Toxic Situations That Are Bringing You Down

Science has found that following these 6 habits will help you rid yourself of toxicity.<p>Ever wondered what makes some people highly successful in life while others struggle with basic things?<p>The answer lies in developing habits which yield highly successful results. These habits can be adopted by a …

Here's what a world powered by quantum computers will look like

by Dom Galeon and Kristin Houser October 27, 2017 Robots & Machines 44013<p>Beyond Science Fiction<p>In 1935, Albert Einstein famously collaborated with …

Quantum Computing

How I Built a 6 Figure Business From Scratch Using LinkedIn and Nothing Else

Five years ago, I quit my safe "day job" and built an entirely new business from scratch using LinkedIn. Here's what I learned.<p>I opened the door and stepped out into the frigid night, wondering if I'd made the right move.<p>People thought I was crazy.<p>I'd just quit the safest, highest-paying corporate …

Why You Should Stop Caring What Other People Think (Taming the Mammoth)

<i>We made a fancy PDF of this post for printing and offline viewing. Buy it here.</i><p><b>Part 1: Meet Your Mammoth</b><p>The first day I was in second grade, I came …

This Psychology Study Shows That You Can Accurately Judge Someone From How They Look

Our facial perceptions of others can give startling insights into their success.<p>Whenever we try to make a judgment on someone we meet, we hear the same thing over and over: "Trust your gut."<p>We might spend days, months, or even years trying to figure someone out. Is he who he says he is? Should I …

An Expert Explains What Brain Fog Really Is — and What's Causing It

<i>What's his name again? I'm totally drawing a blank. Ugh, where are my keys?! I just had them. Crap! I totally forgot to prepare for that meeting starting in five minutes.</i> If this inner-monologue sounds familiar, you might have brain fog.<p>The most common words to describe the sensation include …

Universe shouldn’t exist, CERN physicists conclude | Cosmos

One of the great mysteries of modern physics is why antimatter did not destroy the universe at the beginning of time.<p>To explain it, physicists …

Want To Have Lucid Dreams? A New Study Shows How You Can Boost Your Ability To Control Your Dreams

Have you ever wondered if there are ways you can take control of your dreams and enjoy a night of lucid dreaming? If so, a new study conducted has …

Consciousness

12 Signs You May Have an Anxiety Disorder

What's normal?<p>Everyone gets nervous or anxious from time to time—when speaking in public, for instance, or when going through financial difficulty. …

Here’s how people judge you based on your face

Scientists have identified countless ways that we judge people based on their looks, even when those judgments have no basis in reality.<p>"We form …

Feel Like Quitting? These 9 Women Prove Grit Can Lead You to Massive Success.

When life knocks you down, true grit is a quality that sustains you.<p>Talent and intelligence may help you land some success, but it’s a positive, non-cognitive skill known as “grit” that is the secret sauce in reaching the next level of achievement, according to Angela Duckworth, a psychology …

Motivation

Science says you should exercise *this* much to prevent depression

There are wide-ranging treatments for depression—including meditation and medication—but, according to science, your weekly sweat sesh might be able …

New discovery breaks the boundaries of Moore's Law

by Chelsea Gohd October 3, 2017 Hard Science 16928<p>Moore’s Law<p>Technically speaking, Moore’s law began as a simple observation: In 1965, Intel …

Moore's Law

What Science Says About Identifying High-Potential Employees

How inclusive or exclusive should organizations be when developing their employees’ talents? In a world of unlimited resources, organizations would surely invest in everyone. After all, as Henry Ford is credited as saying, “the only thing worse than training your employees and having them leave is …

Human Resources

Top 10 books about consciousness

From octupuses that might be thinking with their arms to early humans’ blind obedience to gods, these are some of the best guides to the deep enigma inside ordinary life<p>What is consciousness? At first blush this question appears to be rather simple, but with further investigation, it quickly …

Consciousness

If Music Sends Shivers Down Your Spine, You Have a Special Brain

If a good beat sends shivers down your spine, you may have a unique brain. According to research published by <i>Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience</i>, people whose bodies respond to music have structurally different brains than the rest.<p>In these individuals, the auditory cortex communicates more …

Neuroscience

This One Nutrient Could Play a Big Role in Your Mental Health

If you struggle with anxiety and depression, there's one nutrient you might not be getting enough of. Magnesium affects biochemical reactions in the …

Mental health data shows stark difference between girls and boys

There is a discrepancy between emotional problems perceived by parents and the feelings expressed by their children<p>A snapshot view of NHS and other data on child and adolescent mental health reveals a stark difference along gender lines.<p>Related: Stress and social media fuel mental health crisis …

Mental Health

9 signs you might be smarter than average

1. You're the first child in the family.<p>A study of 250,000 Norwegians published in Science magazine revealed that the oldest sibling had an average IQ 2.3 points higher than younger siblings. The reason is due to environment and family dynamics, not genetics. The firstborn gets the benefits of full …

Albert Einstein

Study finds Humans Have 27 Emotions

You're not the only one who feels all the feels.<p>Scientists used to think people had six basic emotions: happiness, sadness, anger, surprise, fear, and disgust. But if that seems like an oversimplification to you, the authors of a new study in the <i>Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences</i> …

UC Berkeley

8 things recruiters wish they could tell you — but won't

"We could have gone higher if you had negotiated."baranq/Shutterstock.com<p>Recruiters may seem intimidating, but they genuinely want the best for both candidates and the company.<p>Good recruiters want you to have the best experience possible during the application and interview process — but even …

Employment

14 real recruiters share their favorite job interview questions

"What is the one thing that you want me to remember about you?"National Assembly for Wales Follow/Flickr<p>Don't get me wrong, yes, you're a special candidate who deserves unique consideration for a job.<p>However, the truth is that recruiters and hiring managers have favorite questions they love to ask …

Employment

Once a Running Joke, LinkedIn Is Suddenly a Hot Social Network. Here’s What Changed – Adweek

When Microsoft announced it was acquiring LinkedIn for $26 billion last December, the tech world responded with a collective “Huh?”<p>Why did the …

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

Some choice is better than none, but more choice isn't necessarily better than some.<p><i>Rebecca Harrington/Tech Insider</i><p>In Barry Schwartz's 2005 talk, …