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Forget Freud: Dreams Replay Our Everyday Lives

Thanks to Sigmund Freud, we all know what it means to dream about swords, sticks and umbrellas. Or maybe we don't.<p>"For 100 years, we got stuck into that Freudian perspective on dreams, which turned out to be not scientifically very accurate," says Robert Stickgold, a sleep researcher and associate …

Harvard Medical School

The women who could run Uber — if they actually wanted the job

—<p>In the past few months, as Uber sputtered and veered off the road in a scandal-ridden pileup, the fast-moving ride-hailing firm has hired or featured one woman after another as it tries to keep from totaling its image.<p>Liane Hornsey, Uber's human resources executive who started in January after …

Harvard Business School

The next CEO of Uber: Here’s who should be on the short list

Faced with the crucible of his mother's accidental death and the crisis at his company, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick wisely decided to accept his …

Harvard Business School

The promise and pitfalls of privatising public assets

The art of the dealThe promise and pitfalls of privatising public assets<p>Privatisation can increase efficiency and spur investment. It can also go …

Kennedy School of Government

ShotSpotter: A Gunfire Detection Business Looks for a New Market

ShotSpotter provides gunfire detection sensors to cities across the United States. CEO Ralph Clark is interested in taking the company beyond its …

Harvard Business School

Don't Fall for the 'Memory' Pills Targeting Baby Boomers

A lot of people made the same bad joke on Twitter when Senator John McCain seemed confused during former FBI Director James Comey’s senate testimony …

Harvard Medical School

Is Big Tech Getting Too Big? - 1A

President Donald Trump welcomes members of his American Technology Council, including (L-R) Apple CEO Tim Cook, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and …

Harvard Business School

Sauber chief Monisha Kaltenborn, the first female team principal in Formula 1, quits

There were reports of a major fallout over the treatment of drivers Marcus Ericsson and Pascal Wehrlein which led to the decision.<p>Sauber chief …

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Here's What A Worker-First Policy Might Look Like For The Trump Admin -- Think Apprenticeships

With his proposal to expand apprenticeships last week, President Trump has put forward the first worker-centric policy of his administration. Carried into the White House on a wave of working class unrest in America’s heartland, the President has until now walked back his populist campaign rhetoric …

Harvard Business School

Eskom appoints new acting CEO

The Eskom board has announce the appointment of Johnny Dladla as acting group chief executive with immediate effect.<p>It comes after Public Enterprises …

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Minimum Wage Laws are Destroying Jobs -- Just as Predicted

Posted: Jun 22, 2017 12:01 AM<p>In the '60s my parents opened a small diner near downtown Los Angeles. As a child, I watched my parents sitting at the …

Harvard Business School

Why cutting even wasteful spending is so hard

Uncle Sam overpaysWhy cutting even wasteful spending is so hard<p>Donald Trump is repeating promises made, and not kept, by Barack Obama and George W. …

Kennedy School of Government

‘Toxic’ cabin air on your flight linked to cancer, neurological problems: WHO report

The cabin air inhaled by passengers and flight crews on commercial airplanes has been linked to several alarming health concerns such as cancer, …

Aviation

Best Foods for Healthy Bones

Think milk is the key to stronger bones? Not so! Other delicious foods are now proven to be especially effective for boosting bone density and …

Harvard Medical School

Representative Institutions - Summer Venture in Management - Harvard Business School

• Alabama State University<br>• Babson College<br>• Brigham Young University<br>• Brown University<br>• Columbia University<br>• Cornell University<br>• Fashion Institute of …

Harvard Business School

Gun Sales Spike As People Buy Deadlier Weapons to Protect Themselves

People are buying larger-caliber handguns, and they're not for hunting or recreation.

Guns

The EU Macroeconomic Imbalance Procedure: Some impact and no sanctions | VOX, CEPR’s Policy Portal

The experience of the Global Crisis required policymakers to broaden EU macroeconomic surveillance beyond fiscal aspects. A number of macroeconomic …

Economics

Rihanna Shares Relationship Wisdom With Heartbroken Fan on Twitter

We already knew Rihanna was a chart-topper and high-fashion influencer, but it looks like the <i>Anti</i> singer is also stellar at giving relationship …

Rap & Hip-Hop

11 brutal truths about creativity that no one wants to talk about

Humanity has revered creativity throughout time, from the ancient Greeks to modern-day painters, poets, and web designers.<p>It’s one of those ineffable things that’s extremely hard to define but you absolutely know it when you see it. It’s also the driving force for so many of us, to the point where …

Creativity

Debunking 5 Myths About Changing Careers In Your 50s

If you are in your 50s, it’s too late to think of changing careers or —worse — getting back into the workforce after retiring from your full-time job, they say. Oh, really?<p>As Next Avenue’s Kerry Hannon recently wrote, a University of Michigan study says “about 40% of Americans who were still …

Harvard Medical School

6 Reasons Introverts Are Better At Dating Than Extroverts

Introverts have some major advantages when it comes to dating.<p>It might seem like extroverts have a leg over introverts when it comes to dating, but introverts are the ones who actually bring more to the table. Sure, extroverts are naturally outgoing and talkative, but introverts lure dates in with …

Introverts

5 Essential Questions for Every Stage of Your Career

<i>This article originally appeared on Monster.com.</i><p>Think back to the last graduation speech you heard. Even if you can’t remember it, it’s probably safe …

Employment

You can do yoga: A simple 15-minute morning routine

<i>June 21 is International Yoga Day</i><p>Yoga has several scientifically proven benefits for the mind and body. Yoga improves your strength and flexibility, …

Harvard Medical School

What Does an Aspiring Founder Need to Know?

Alice, an outstanding 24-year-old engineer working for a top technology company, wants to launch her own startup within the next five years, but she doesn’t yet have a venture concept. What knowledge and skills does Alice need to lead a technology venture? And what’s the best way to acquire that …

Harvard Business School

Bye, bye bills! Harvard’s HouseZero produces more energy than it consumes

Why it matters to you<p>This energy-efficient house could be good for the power grid, better for your wallet.<p>Anyone who has ever gotten an unexpectedly …

Gear & Gadgets

What’s In The Senate’s Health Bill? Here Are 6 Key Questions About The GOP Plan

Like an M. Night Shyamalan film, the truth of the Senate health bill will only be revealed in the final minutes. After weeks of closed-door meetings, the bill is now being drafted in secrecy by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his staff with consultation from some members. Even several …

ObamaCare

Stuck in Negative Thinking? Here's What to Do | Shine

<i>Stuck in Negative Thinking? Here's What to Do originally appeared on Greater Good, the online magazine of the Greater Good Science Center at UC</i> …

Harvard Medical School

How To Prevent Chief Marketing Officer Failure

After having been a CMO and GM, I decided to go back to school and get a PhD with a focus on helping current and aspiring CMOs. As a former marketing leader, I felt that the academic community rarely investigated topics that mattered (in my role at the c-level) and that most of the managerial …

Marketing

Heart healthy lifestyle tied to lower drug costs

(Reuters Health) - People with heart disease spend a lot less on medications when they take steps to lower their risk of complications by doing things like getting enough exercise, avoiding cigarettes and keeping their blood pressure in check, a U.S. study suggests.<p>For the study, researchers …

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Some MS Patients Show No Link Between Clinical Exams and MRIs, Harvard Study Finds

Physical disability may have no link to brain lesion volume in some patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), concludes a recent study led by Dr. Rohit …

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