Elena Gamozova

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The surprising downsides of being clever

Can high intelligence be a burden rather than a boon? David Robson investigates.<p>If ignorance is bliss, does a high IQ equal misery? Popular opinion would have it so. We tend to think of geniuses as being plagued by existential angst, frustration, and loneliness. Think of Virginia Woolf, Alan …

Will we ever… live in underground homes?

As cities get more crowded, why not build down? Kieran Nash profiles some of the world’s most unusual underground constructions, from Australian rock homes to Beijing’s subterranean spaces.<p>In many respects, Bernadette Roberts’ three-bedroom house is like any other. “Lounge, dining area, kitchen – …

Fun.: Some Nights [OFFICIAL VIDEO]

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Разглашение банковской и коммерческой тайны приравняют к мошенничеству — Российская газета

Штрафы за незаконное получение и разглашение сведений, составляющих коммерческую, налоговую или банковскую тайну, резко увеличиваются до уровня, установленного статьей УК РФ "Мошенничество в сфере предпринимательской деятельности". Законопроект с такими поправками в статью 183 УК РФ правительство …

Tailor Your Presentation to Fit the Culture

Fourteen years ago I moved from Chicago to Paris. The first time I ran a training session in France, I prepared thoroughly, considering how to give the most persuasive presentation possible. I practiced my points, and anticipated questions that might arise.<p>The day of the session, my actions were …

Why confidence is overrated

<b>London (CNN) —</b> Few things are more overrated than confidence.<p>Many people see it as the key ingredient of success, and assume that boosting confidence is the solution to all their relationship and career problems. Most people would rather swallow a confidence pill than a pill designed to boost their …

How Companies Can Profit from a “Growth Mindset”

Download this podcast<p>When Carol Dweck was a graduate student, in the early 1970s, she began studying how children cope with failure—and she quickly realized that “cope” was the wrong word. “Some didn’t just cope—they relished it,” she says. “For some people, failure is the end of the world—but for …

In the Company of Givers and Takers

Every day, employees make decisions about whether to act like <i>givers</i> or like <i>takers</i>. When they act like givers, they contribute to others without seeking anything in return. They might offer assistance, share knowledge, or make valuable introductions. When they act like takers, they try to get other …

7 причин жениться на туристке

В старые добрые времена заботливые мамаши поучали своих неопытных отпрысков: «Хочешь узнать, что за девушка перед тобой, просто загляни в её …

How Big Data Will Change Everything About Managing Employees

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It is no secret that today’s employees are being driven to distraction by technology. With the beckoning <i>ding</i> of a new tweet, email or instant message, we may be prone to abandoning a particular task—but obvious forms of distraction are …

Employment

Twelve Rules for New Grads

What advice would you give new college graduates about launching themselves into the workforce? Beginning May 12, 2013, I facilitated a discussion around this question on LinkedIn. The hundreds of responses offered a wealth of advice and insight about what it takes to make a successful transition …

The Behaviors that Define A-Players

Individual contributors sometimes ask themselves, “What will it take for others to recognize my potential?” They may simply want acknowledgement of the importance of the work they do. Or they may aspire to move into management. In some cases, they’ve been told that they’re doing fine and have been …

Stop Procrastinating…Now

It seems that no one is immune to the tendency to procrastinate. When someone asked Ernest Hemingway how to write a novel, his response was “First you defrost the refrigerator.” But putting off tasks takes a big hit on our productivity, and psyche. Procrastination is not inevitable. Figuring out …

Why Companies Fail To Engage Today's Workforce: The Overwhelmed Employee

We just completed a major study of human capital trends around the world (Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends, 2,500 organizations in 90 countries) and the message is clear: companies are struggling to engage our modern, 21st century workforce.<p>This is a worldwide issue. Gallup research shows that …

The 8 Powerful Communications Secrets Every Person Can Use

I have recently re-connected with a personal hero of mine: Pamela Maier, a personal counselor or “life coach” as she describes the role she fulfills, “because I now have a life.” Pamela is a delightful individual who’s lived a variety of experiences in her 79 years. Beginning at an orphanage in …