A ‘Leap’ Toward Humanity’s Destruction

This article originally appeared on Unlimited Hangout. The world’s richest medical research foundation, the Wellcome Trust, has teamed up with a pair of former DARPA directors who built Silicon Valley’s skunkworks to usher in an age of nightmarish surveillance, including for babies as young as three months old. Their agenda can only advance if we […]

Why your business should have a promotion policy

There may come a day when it’s time to develop a formal employee promotion policy for your growing business.  After all, taking on more customers or expanding your business offerings often requires key managers who can take on more advanced responsibilities. It’s helpful if they have existing core knowledge about your business. But what exactly does […]

Retaining critical knowledge – how to ensure business continuity during times of layoff and churn

When highly-skilled experts, engineers, and managers leave their organisations, they take with them years of hard-earned, experience-based knowledge. Though a competitive advantage, such knowledge is often undocumented, and losing it leads to serious setbacks during layoffs, retirement, departures, M&A activity, and transfers. Frameworks, checklists, tools, and case studies of core knowledge retention are well explained […]

How timing works – and how to make it work for you

Productivity, creativity, motivation, goal setting, and even success have a strong correlation with timing. Understanding how timing works in different contexts, and how to make it work for you, is important at multiple levels – personal and professional, individual and organisational. Daniel Pink is the author of six books, including To Sell is Human: The […]

How to Motivate Yourself to Achieve Your Goals

Once you’ve set a goal or New Year’s Resolution, how do you find the motivation to achieve it? Dr. Richard Ryan, who co-developed the Self-Determination Theory, one of the leading theories of human motivation, shares research-backed tips to do just that. Dr. Ryan is also a Professor at the Institute for Positive Psychology and Education […]

How To Get Motivated To Work In The Morning

Article: 4 Mindful Techniques To Get Motivated To Work In The Morning Photo Amanda Linette Meder, image of Good Morning Mug on a tree stump plus Young Living Essential Oils Motivation and Lemongrass. Need to get motivated to work in the morning? Read on How To Get Motivated To Work In The Morningamanda linette meder […]

The History of Beer Is the History of the World

According to Homer Simpson, beer is the cause of, and the solution to, all of life’s problems. Some scientists one-up Homer and claim that beer may be the origin of civilization.  As any world-history student can tell you, the first civilizations emerged along the great river valleys of the world: the Tigris and Euphrates, the Ganges […]