Yuriy Vakhel

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Fuck Your Feelings

Look, I know you think the fact you feel upset or angry or anxious is important. That it matters. Hell, you probably think that because you feel like …

Self-help

The art and science of being charismatic

Charismatic people have mastered a complex set of communication skills which give them considerable advantage in work and life.<p>What do Bill Clinton, Steve Jobs and Tony Blair have in common? Love ‘em or loathe ‘em, they all oozed charisma. Charismatic leaders can inspire followers to be more loyal …

'Our minds can be hijacked': the tech insiders who fear a smartphone dystopia

Google, Twitter and Facebook workers who helped make technology so addictive are disconnecting themselves from the internet. <b>Paul Lewis</b> reports on the Silicon Valley refuseniks alarmed by a race for human attention<p>Justin Rosenstein had tweaked his laptop’s operating system to block Reddit, banned …

Social Media

Leadership Lessons from Gen. James Mattis (Ret.)

James Mattis

Step Outside of Your Comfort Zone | Andy Molinsky | TEDxBrandeisUniversity

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To Come Up with a Good Idea, Start by Imagining the Worst Idea Possible

There are many creative tools a designer uses to think differently, but none is more counter-intuitive than “wrong thinking,” also called reverse thinking. Wrong thinking is when you intentionally think of the worst idea possible — the exact opposite of the accepted or logical solution, ideas that …

Test: How Innovative Are You?

Innovating your organisation, - your work and yourself starts with an innovative mindset: <i>a way of perceiving, thinking and doing, at which you want</i> …

My top 10 quotes on adventure

Goodbye Transactional Leader. Hello Transformational.

Nowadays, everyone wants to be the game changer, the underdog, the disruptor or whatever the next buzz word is - but in the pursuit of greatness and …

The end of the internet startup

We haven't had a major new technology company in more than 10 years.<p>Silicon Valley is supposed to be a place where a couple of guys in a garage or a dorm room can start companies that change the world. It happened with Apple and Microsoft in the 1970s, AOL in the 1980s, Amazon, Yahoo, and Google in …

Mobile Devices

The Runaway General: The Profile That Brought Down McChrystal

‘How’d I get screwed into going to this dinner?” demands Gen. Stanley McChrystal. It’s a Thursday night in mid-April, and the commander of all U.S. …

Ikigai - Finding your Reason for Being

When asked what is the single most powerful contributing factor to one’s health and vitality, integrative medical doctor Oscar Serrallach answered …

The meaning of life in a world without work

As technology renders jobs obsolete, what will keep us busy? Sapiens author <b>Yuval Noah Harar</b><b>i</b> examines ‘the useless class’ and a new quest for purpose<p>Most jobs that exist today might disappear within decades. As artificial intelligence outperforms humans in more and more tasks, it will replace …

Admiral McRaven addresses the University of Texas at Austin Class of 2014

University of Texas at Austin

Richard Florida Is Sorry

Richard Florida, one of the most influential thinkers about cities in postwar America, wants you to know that he got almost everything about cities …

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The Secret of Becoming Mentally Strong | Amy Morin | TEDxOcala

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Time bending -- 365 ways to unlock creativity and innovation | Ken Hughes | TEDxUniversityofNicosia

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You don’t have to be stupid to work here, but it helps – André Spicer | Aeon Essays

Each summer, thousands of the best and brightest graduates join the workforce. Their well-above-average raw intelligence will have been carefully …

13 Signs That Someone Is About to Quit, According to Research

Despite a century of speculation by managers and scholars, we know very little about whether certain cues or signs exhibited by employees can predict whether they’re about to quit.<p>To help managers and companies identify employees at risk of quitting, we investigated this very question and uncovered …

The Only Time You Are Actually Growing is When You’re Uncomfortable

If everything is too good, you’re probably stuck not being awesome.<p>Don’t join an “easy” crowd. You won’t grow.<p>Many people are so comfortable they’re …

For a More Creative Brain, Take Breaks on Purpose

Your brain needs downtime to remain creative and generate its most innovative ideas.<p>A growing body of evidence shows that taking regular breaks from …

The 90/30 Challenge to SuperHuman Productivity – Thrive Global – Medium

The future is here. It’s smarter, faster, and better. But it is not without distractions. Too many of us are constantly overwhelmed by projects, …

Here's Einstein's Advice to His Son on How to Accelerate Learning

The genius offered simple, enjoyable advice to his young son on how to learn more quickly.<p>Geniuses might be distinguished by their ability to grasp incredible complexity, but that doesn't mean if you somehow managed to corner one the greatest minds in history for a chat you'd be perplexed by what …

What Does “Think Outside of the Box” Mean?

And, How Do You Go About Doing It?<p>Among the most well-worn phrases in the business world is “thinking outside the box”. It is supposed to mean …

People Don’t Want Something Truly New, They Want the Familiar Done Differently

<i>If your new product or service isn’t gaining traction, ask yourself “What’s my California Roll?’</i><p>I’ll admit, the bento box is an unlikely place to …

Steve Jobs is a Rorschach test: To be a good leader, you don’t have to be a jerk

When one of the early investors in Uber was asked about Travis Kalanick, he said, “It’s hard to be a disrupter and not be an asshole.”<p>In a poll of investors and bankers and other people familiar with the traits of disrupters, 23% agreed.<p>They’re wrong, and I’m going to tell you why. But first, I …

8 Ways To Get People To Pay Attention To Your Work

And how I got 10,000 people to pay attention to mine.<p><b>Attention isn’t free.</b><p>To get attention for our creations, products, or messages, we have to give …

If You Don't Lead With Meaning, You're Just Working. Become a Leader Who Inspires

You are a team leader who wants fast growth, rapid productivity, excellent quality, and a highly motivated digital workforce. How do you motivate …