When you’re naturally a glass-half-empty kind of person, hearing slogans like “Think positive!” can make you feel like you’re an occasional jogger being told to run a marathon… tomorrow. Before you can implement positivity strategies—and reap their benefits of improved health, better relationships and more happiness—you have to start by decreasing negativity. Read More
Category Archives: Life
Mornings are rough, but Harvard psychologist Amy Cuddy says they can be better if you stay mindful of one behavior. Read More
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It’s natural for a professional to feel that there aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything done. This is especially true for entrepreneursbuilding a business alone. Being forced to handle the many daily tasks associated with running a business can easily stretch a person to the breaking point. With so many tech tools available, however, solopreneurs and consultants can automate processes, eliminating the need to hire additional staff or contract processes out. But there are so many tools available, it can be hard to choose just one. Here are 10 great tools that can help you power through your day more efficiently. Read More
Doctors and C-Suite executives are known for pulling in a pretty penny.
The mean annual pay for anesthesiologists is $246,320, and chief executives earn an average of$180,700 a year.
But what do America’s top earnershave on the US president? Not much. Read More
An interview is a process in which organizations shortlist the good ones and selects the best. However ‘who is the best?’ has always a question for the candidates. Things are pretty simple, but we are so nervous while preparing for the interview that we miss these small points. A famous man very rightly said, “Successful people aren’t alien, they just be themselves”. Read More
How many hours must you work to buy a new iPhone? It varies dramatically around the world, reflecting disparities in productivity and purchasing power.
According to a report by UBS that aims to measure well-being by estimating how many minutes workers in various countries must work to afford either an iphone, a Big Mac, a kilo of bread or a kilo of rice, the average worker in Zurich or New York can buy an iPhone 6 in under three working days. In Kiev, by contrast, it would take 13 weeks (or 627 hours) to buy the same phone. Read More
Since grade school, the “three Rs” have been held up as the best course of action for environmentally-conscious people: reduce, reuse, recycle.
But as Bill Gates notes in a recent blog post, those Rs are not equal.
“Reusing is much better than recycling,” he writes, “because recycling takes yet more energy.” Read More
Adam Kahane’s book Power and Love: A Theory and Practice of Social Change(Berrett-Koehler, 2010) opens with a quote from one of Martin Luther King Jr.’s most famous speeches, his last presidential speech to the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. “Power without love,” said King, “is reckless and abusive, and love without power is sentimental and anemic.” Read More
In his play “As You Like It,” William Shakespeare reduced the life of man to seven ages.
Now analysts at investment bank RBC Capital Markets have got it down to six. Read More