Standing up more is scientifically proven to have huge health benefits, but in our digital world it's not as simple as it sounds. Here's how to make the switch to an upright workday. drewbsaunders/Flickr 798 in Share
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Learn more about the science of success with Heidi Grant Halvorson's HBR Single , based on this blog post. Why have you been so successful in reaching some of your goals, but not others? If you aren't sure, you are far from alone in your confusion. It turns out that even brilliant, highly accomplished people are pretty lousy when it comes to understanding why they succeed or fail. The intuitive answer — that you are born predisposed to certain talents and lacking in others — is really just one small piece of the puzzle.
Image by World Economic Forum via Flickr The only three true job interview questions are: 1. Can you do the job? 2.
22 February 2012 Last updated at 11:58 ET By Stephanie Hegarty BBC World Service We often worry about lying awake in the middle of the night - but it could be good for you. A growing body of evidence from both science and history suggests that the eight-hour sleep may be unnatural. In the early 1990s, psychiatrist Thomas Wehr conducted an experiment in which a group of people were plunged into darkness for 14 hours every day for a month. It took some time for their sleep to regulate but by the fourth week the subjects had settled into a very distinct sleeping pattern. They slept first for four hours, then woke for one or two hours before falling into a second four-hour sleep.
With the job market extremely tight, even the small stuff counts, especially when you’re on a job interview . That’s why it’s so important not to say or do the wrong things, since that first impression could end up being the last one. With that in mind, here are seven deadly sins of job interviewing. Don’t Be Late To the Interview Even if you car broke down or the subway derailed, do everything you can to get to that job interview on time.
by Tony Schwartz | 8:53 AM March 14, 2012 Why is it that between 25% and 50% of people report feeling overwhelmed or burned out at work ? It's not just the number of hours we're working, but also the fact that we spend too many continuous hours juggling too many things at the same time. What we've lost, above all, are stopping points, finish lines and boundaries. Technology has blurred them beyond recognition. Wherever we go, our work follows us, on our digital devices, ever insistent and intrusive.
Benjamin Franklin was a man of action. Over his lifetime, his curiosity and passion fueled a diverse range of interests. He was a writer (often using a pseudonym), publisher, diplomat, inventor and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.
Several years ago I was in the Thomson Building in Toronto. I went down the hall to the small kitchen to get myself a cup of coffee. Ken Thomson was there, making himself some instant soup.
If you're not exercising this emotional muscle, you're probably setting yourself up for failure. Getty 8,301 in Share Connect with Evernote: Please Login to Connect Your Account with Evernote
The most successful people in business approach their work differently than most. See how they think--and why it works. Getty 25K in Share
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Forget good to great. Here's what makes a great employee remarkable. shutterstock images