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Caroline L. Arnold
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Caroline Arnold has been a technology leader on Wall Street for more than a decade, managing some of the financial world’s largest software development teams and leading some of the industry’s most visible and complex initiatives. A dynamic and engaging speaker, she has appeared before groups as large as 5,000 people. Caroline is a recipient of the Wall Street & Technology Award for Innovation for building the auction system for the Google IPO, and her name appears on technology patents pending. Caroline serves as a Managing Director at a leading Wall Street investment bank.

Caroline graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with a degree in English Literature, and lives in New York City with her husband and daughter.

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How to Debug Your New Year's Resolution

(0) Comments | Posted December 30, 2014 | 5:58 PM

When a software routine doesn't produce the expected result, technologists don't give up on it, they debug it. When a New Year's resolution doesn't produce the expected result (statistically, 88 percent of the time) most of us just throw in the towel and try again 12 months later.

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The 12 Microresolutions of Christmas

(0) Comments | Posted December 11, 2014 | 5:32 PM

We stand on the brink of the holiday season, a time when we generally eat, drink, and spend to excess. By New Year's Day we are so fed up (literally!) that we fervently resolve to change our ways.

Why wait for the new year? Offered below are 12 easy...

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New Findings: Sleep Loss = Weight Gain

(5) Comments | Posted December 4, 2014 | 7:34 AM

Surprising new research published in the journal Cell shows that negative effects from irregular sleep patterns can be detected in the lowest levels of our biological systems, in our very microbes. In this astounding study, researchers found that volatile sleep and eating patterns in mice and humans led...

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How Boredom Can Lead to Failure

(3) Comments | Posted September 18, 2014 | 8:04 AM

Boring! That's how most of us would describe the unglamorous work of building a single new behavior. We find it exciting to pledge ourselves ambitious goals but boring to practice the everyday behaviors required to attain them. Now new research is demonstrating that our ability to succeed at a task...

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Top 10 Back to School Microresolutions

(0) Comments | Posted August 29, 2014 | 12:37 PM

Shorter days, cooler nights, excitement and dread -- yes, the end of summer is here and it's Back to School for kids (and parents). As at the New Year, the new academic year sparks personal resolutions to perform better by becoming more organized, healthy, and productive. And while you may...

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How to Kill the Backlog -- Forever!

(0) Comments | Posted August 25, 2014 | 11:11 AM

Stacks of unopened mail, a bedroom chair covered with discarded clothes, piles to file, an endless to-do list, a maxed out credit card and that five pounds you've been trying to lose forever -- life's backlogs are a major cause of stress, eating away at our sense of well-being, hampering...

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Wer nur 5 Minuten pro Tag investiert, lebt bedeutend länger

(0) Comments | Posted August 8, 2014 | 5:20 PM

Eine neue, im Journal of the American College of Cardiology veröffentlichte Studie belegt, dass bereits fünf Minuten Joggen am Tag ausreichen um beinahe die gleichen, positiven Effekte auf Gesundheit und Lebenserwartung zu erreichen wie 150 Minuten Joggen in der Woche. Die Vorteile von fünf Minuten intensivem Training pro...

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How 5 Minutes a Day Can Improve Your Health and Increase Your Lifespan

(2) Comments | Posted August 3, 2014 | 11:53 AM

A new study published Monday in the Journal of American College of Cardiology demonstrates that running five minutes a day increases health and lifespan almost as much as running 150 minutes a week. The benefits from exercising intensely for five minutes a day are significant, reducing the risk...

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How Positivity Drives Productivity

(0) Comments | Posted July 14, 2014 | 4:21 PM

Lily Tomlin said, "Man invented language to satisfy his deep need to complain," and much of man's complaining happens in the workplace. Whether we gripe to co-workers occasionally or non-stop, we generally think of our complaining as a harmless outlet for frustration. Yet recent research demonstrates that subjecting co-workers to...

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The Ultimate Father's Day Gift

(1) Comments | Posted June 13, 2014 | 11:47 AM

What do you have in mind to give your dad this Father's Day? A new tie? Barbeque tools? Sports tickets? For a less predictable and more valuable gift, try making a change in your behavior that creates a more rewarding relationship for both of you. You can't really change Dad,...

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The Key to Self-Improvement Is Learning to Pass the Marshmallow Test

(5) Comments | Posted June 11, 2014 | 8:24 AM

You've probably heard of the famous 1960s "marshmallow experiment," wherein a Stanford researcher put a marshmallow in front of a child and said that if she could resist eating the marshmallow for 15 minutes, she would receive two marshmallows.

Only 30 percent of the children in the study...

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How to Be More Creative Tomorrow

(0) Comments | Posted May 27, 2014 | 12:57 PM

The philosopher Frederick Nietzsche said, "All truly great thoughts are conceived while walking," an observation just validated by new research.

Behavioral scientists at Stanford University recently put the connection between walking and creativity to the test. They found that participants who walked for as little as eight minutes before brainstorming...

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A Better Celebration of Mother's Day

(0) Comments | Posted May 8, 2014 | 3:19 PM

Mother's Day is national recognition day for our beloved moms, celebrated with flowers, cards, and Sunday brunches across the country. But when the toasts end and the day passes, we return to our routines and the unconscious behavior patterns that strain even our most precious relationships. If you want to...

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