Alan Wang

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What's Your Leadership Style? 3 Questions to Ask

Do you want to be an inspiring leader, but are afraid of becoming an obnoxious boss?<p>Many of the professional women I speak with tell me they feel they are ready to become better leaders, but they don't know where to start.<p>They struggle with an underlying fear of being labeled inflexible, difficult …

Doctors Getting ‘Pimped’

“Name the five brachial plexus roots,” a senior doctor commanded.<p>I’d spent hours memorizing the anatomy of the arm and shoulder that week. But now — in front of a small audience of patients, nurses and medical students — I squeaked out just four.<p>“What trunks do they give rise to?” he continued.<p>Oh …

20 Easy Life Hacks That Will Make You Wealthy

Stop blaming failures on bad luck.<p>Many people strike it rich by just making one smart career move, investing in the right stocks or even inheriting a …

6 Qualities Of Introverts That Make Them Great Leaders

Introverts may not seem like they would make great leaders, but their soft, thoughtful personalities make it easy to follow them.

7 science-backed tips for reading faster and retaining more

But as modern readers, it's hard to find time to spend in their company.<p>Adding to that is the fact that, even when we do find the time, it's not always a given that we'll retain what we've read.<p>But what if we could? Would you feel more confident at work? Would you start a new project? Would you be …

John Oliver Presents Irrefutable Evidence That Donald Trump Has Incited Violence

And rips Hillary Clinton's dumbass Nancy Reagan statement.<p>In case you've forgotten, this miserable presidential election is still dragging the mangled, desecrated corpse of American democracy toward November. Last week, Hillary Clinton epically misspoke at Nancy Reagan's funeral. "It might be hard …

John Oliver

Five Tips for Authentic Leadership: Sincerity can go a long way when stepping into a new role.

Few transitions test one’s character like moving to a senior leadership role. It’s one thing to gain mastery of a particular function or skillset; …

Leadership

Why Everything You Were Told About Leadership Is Wrong

For decades, the mainstream paradigm has been that leaders and managers think and behave so differently that, in most cases, there is a conflict of interest between them. On the one hand, we are told that leaders are visionary, creative, empathetic and disruptive. On the other hand, we are told …

Leadership

50 Free Ways To Increase Your Twitter Followers

Twitter is a powerful tool for businesses when used correctly. It can help you generate leads, solidify your branding, and build connections with your prospects. The trouble is, if you have no followers, you can’t experience all these benefits.<p>Having an active following on Twitter isn’t just about …

Marketing

How the moon shots are progressing

Request an Appointment<p>If you are ready to make an appointment, select a button on the right. If you have questions about MD Anderson’s appointment …

Cancer

Big Data Analysis Learning Resources: 50 Courses, Blogs, Tutorials, and More for Mastering Big Data Analytics

One thing has become abundantly clear about Big Data: it is not just a buzz word. In fact, Big Data has become the driving force behind nearly every …

Big Data

The Science Behind Daydreaming And How You Can Retrain Your Brain To Focus

Our brains aren’t designed for the type of work we do, which is why we’re always distracted. But two rules can help you retrain your brain.<p>The secret to productivity isn’t getting more things done; it’s getting the right things done. It sounds simple, but the problem is that office workers are …

9 Realistic Ways To Stop Procrastinating And Stress Less

People procrastinate for different reasons, but the result is the same: stress. Here’s how to tackle all of the reasons you put things off.<p>Those expense reports you’ve been putting off for months? That power yoga class you never seem to make? Chances are, there are at least one or two projects on …

Yale psychologists have built a mathematical model for selfishness

Ever wonder why some people have a tendency to be nice—even in situations where it costs them—while others are constantly out for themselves? Psychologists from Yale University have built a formal mathematical model, combining game theory with ideas from behavioral economics, to show how humans …

Psychology

Georgetown professor shares 5 research-backed secrets for doing less and getting more done

But one expert has an answer to how to make sure you're getting ahead in your career while being less stressed and enjoying your work more.<p>Cal Newport knows something about getting stuff done. In the decade after he graduated college he published four books, earned a PhD from MIT, published a ton …

Time Management

12 Easy Phrases to Massively Improve Your Leadership | Inc.com

Being a leader today is not about having followers who are waiting to be told what to do and how to do it. Successful leadership is about engaging and empowering people to do what they are capable of doing, and building confidence and trust in your team.<p>Communication is key; written or spoken, your …

Team Building

How Friendships Change in Adulthood

“We need to catch up soon!”<p>In the hierarchy of relationships, friendships are at the bottom. Romantic partners, parents, children—all these come first.<p>This is true in life, and in science, where relationship research tends to focus on couples and families. When Emily Langan, an associate professor …

Top 10 things I learned by building the Startup Tunnel incubator

A year ago we had a long thin space in South Delhi, a network of mentors and a clutch of willing startups. Today we have a budding incubator and four …

Startups

19 Signs You're Emotionally Intelligent (And Why It Matters for Your Career)

Uncover 20 signs you're emotionally intelligent and how it has the ability to influence your career.

2-in-1 decision challenge: Surface Book, Surface 4 Pro, XPS 12 or iPad Pro?

Last month, I was leaning towards going "all in" on iOS with an iPad Pro. Microsoft and Dell have made that decision much more difficult with new …

Why elephants could hold the cure for cancer

Elephants carry 20 copies of a tumour suppressing gene called TP53 which stops damaged DNA reproducing and causing tumours, scientists have found<p>Elephants may hold the key to fighting cancer after scientists found that they carry a large number of genes which suppress tumours.<p>Researchers have long …

Cancer

Inside the creation of the Microsoft Surface Book

No one saw it coming: The Surface Book, history’s first Microsoft laptop (or notebook, if you prefer). And has there ever been a more apt setting for …

The Battle Over Genome Editing Gets Science All Wrong

Nobel prize speculation, gossip, and betting pools kick off every fall around the time Thomson Reuters releases its predictions for science’s most …

9 Ways to Make Your Day More Successful Before 9 A.M.

How you start your day can very much determine how the rest of it will go. Many successful people and entrepreneurs have various morning hacks to …

7 Traits Every Leader Should Avoid | Inc.com

In any type of managerial role or as an entrepreneur, your leadership skills will directly impact the growth and ultimate success of your company.<p>There are certain qualities and actions that prevent individuals from being effective leaders. Below are seven characteristics that poor leaders often …

Employment

11 Tough Truths About Leadership That No One Talks About

The truth is, these highly successful people do stumble, worry, and doubt themselves, but they've also mastered reputation management and the way they're perceived.<p>"Great leaders know that every step they take, every decision they make, matters in the end," says author and public speaker Deirdre …

101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It | Inc.com

What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows us to move past ourselves and do something about the things that keep us stuck.<p>Let these smart …

Motivation

How Elizabeth Holmes' Billion-Dollar Drug Company, Theranos, Won by Playing the Long Game | Inc.com

Steve Jobs had massive ambition, but Holmes's is arguably larger. While revolutionizing consumer technology is formidable, Holmes believes her company will actually save lives. Her diagnostic lab test upstart is aiming to disrupt a $75 billion industry, and to help grow it by another $125 billion. …

Genetic Engineering