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The time has come for man to set Himself his highest goal. Just As ape became man; so shall man become Overman.
It's time to give yourself a break.
There's evidence that power actually changes the way the brain sees others, decreasing recognition of others' concerns.
A man from ancient Rome said it was better to know nothing about a subject than to half-know it. I’m worried that this Republic of ours is set on proving his wisdom all over again. Only, we aren’t even bothering to know 50% of what’s going on. Seems
Knowing how the mind processes information and images can help you send the right message.
IN OUR RELENTLESS QUEST TO LIVE healthier, happier, more productive lives, we often overlook a powerful tool within us: our internal sense of timing. The human body is genetically designed to coordinate the “when” of almost all aspects of life—sleep,
IT’S COMMON FOR ADULTS TO FEEL LIKE we’re drowning in judgment—“You’re not famous enough,” “You’re not smart enough,” “You’re not thin enough.” The weight of these appraisals, from others and from ourselves, can prevent us from looking at the world a
IF YOU PUT PEOPLE IN BRAIN SCANNERS and give them something delicious—say, wine or chocolate—the reward centers of their brains light up. In other words, it’s making them feel good. But if you promise them a delicious item in the future, there’s no r
Our obsession with e-mail ignores a crucial truth about human beings: that we have evolved as listeners, not as readers.
JIHAN THOMPSON NEURONAL CONNECTIONS ARE created in the brain when you attempt something new. Plenty of research indicates this, including a 2010 study in The Journal of Neuroscience that found that even after just two sessions of practicing a new ta
Fortune reviews three major releases this season that promise to help you elevate your thinking, motivation, and creativity in work and in life.
Rule No. 1: Get to the bar early, so you control who sits where.
Making clear-headed decisions is the ability to see beyond your entrenched biases and move your business forward. Here's how to do it.
The Founder Institute, a startup training and launch program, has developed a test to identify entrepreneurial personality traits. Take the abbreviated quiz below for a quick evaluation of your entrepreneurial prowess.PART 1: Each puzzle has three ro
Your guide to escaping the burnout model.
How do we dial down our freaked-out minds? Scott Halford, author of Activate Your Brain and the founder of the consultant group Complete Intelligence, explains.
THE MONEY LINK: You’ve done a great job planning for retirement, so the last thing you want is to slip up and squander your savings once you get there. A new study by Texas Tech professors Michael Finke and Sandra Huston and the University of Michiga
True iconoclasts don't just happen upon a novel approach. Their brains are actually wired in a way that makes them more likely to take the road less traveled.
The lowdown on helping with other people's problems.
Great people, no matter their field, have similar habits. Learn them and then use them in your own quest to greatness.
EVERY YEAR, Switzerland responds to about 1,000 backcountry search-and-rescue (SAR) emergencies—hikers injured in falls, thrill-seekers who’ve gone missing, campers stranded by rock slides or floods. Currently, the normal way to find people is to dis
The awkward silences. The everyone-talking-over-everyone. Here's how to take control.
The same part of the brain that allows us to step into the shoes of others also helps us restrain ourselves.
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