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Behaviour

Chaos in Motion: about murmurations & mental processes

Roeselien Raimond | Posted 05.09.2016 | Arts
Roeselien Raimond

Prior to writing an article, a storm might rage through my head. Ideas spontaneously sprout, patches of words, too fast to grab, fly by. Separate figm...

Trailblazing Women: Clare Flynn Levy, Founder & Ceo, Essentia

Anne Ravanona | Posted 02.26.2016 | Technology
Anne Ravanona

This interview is part of a series on Trailblazing Women role models (Entrepreneurs and Leaders) from around the world and first appeared on Global In...

Who Is to Blame?

Sunaina Vohra | Posted 11.02.2015 | Parents
Sunaina Vohra

As a coach, my role has nothing at all to do with judgment. Whatever I say or imply has to be neutral so that it is my client who makes decisions about his/her life with me as a shining light helping them to see with more clarity.

5 Words My Ex Uses to Describe Me

Shandra Carlson | Posted 10.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Shandra Carlson

Let's be clear. With any broken relationship comes some element of pain. We are created for connection, not disconnection. The story behind the breaku...

Does Your Kid Behave Much Better When You're NOT Around?

Juliet Linley | Posted 09.29.2015 | Parents
Juliet Linley

Why oh why, when we leave our kid with friends, grandparents or other relatives, do they often tell us what deep down we'd rather not hear? I mean, sure on the one hand we're relieved to hear that those who were doing us the favour of watching our kids, didn't end up having to deal with a gigantic tantrum.

Is There an Alternative to Political Correctness in the Workplace?

Bill Donius | Posted 05.18.2015 | Business
Bill Donius

The political correctness practiced at work and in public is deceptive. It makes it easier to lie to yourself as to why you are not making meaningful progress in your personal life, relationships, approach to health and fitness and other commitments.

Skills for Social Progress: The Power of Social and Emotional Skills

Andreas Schleicher | Posted 05.08.2015 | Education
Andreas Schleicher

Excellent schools make sure their students have access to the world's most advanced knowledge, they strengthen key skills such as creativity, critical thinking, collaboration and communication. But their main differentiator is that they also develop mindfulness, curiosity, courage, resilience and leadership.

Lies Lies Lies

Mimi Raad | Posted 01.13.2015 | Style
Mimi Raad

My day-long experiment in truth telling, failed. It made me and the people around me miserable. Masking the tough truth with kind words and finding a nicer way to say unpleasant things is much easier to say and accept.

Helloooooooooooooo STRATEGY

Sylvana Storey | Posted 10.15.2014 | Business
Sylvana Storey

Do the behaviours that are visible in the culture lead us towards achieving the organisations objectives, serving its purpose, living our values and enhancing our ways of working?

Fox Yawns

Roeselien Raimond | Posted 10.14.2014 | Arts
Roeselien Raimond

Foxes yawn. So do we. So what? Still, yawning is quite luxury thing. Being scared, cold or thirsty isn't a good starting point for a decent yawn. Ya...

If it Walks Like a Goose and it Talks Like a Goose

Roeselien Raimond | Posted 10.12.2014 | Arts
Roeselien Raimond

I've always loved the saying: 'If it walks like a duck and talks like a duck, then it probably is a duck.' Because nothing can argue with that, can it...

You and I Are Fine, It Is Just That Behavior That Doesn't Work Right Now

Kellie Edwards | Posted 07.29.2014 | Parents
Kellie Edwards

I am sending myself kindness and understanding in this moment because I am not perfect and need to be gentle with myself when I stumble like this.

'Behavior' as Comparative Advantage

Lutfey Siddiqi | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
Lutfey Siddiqi

There is a remarkable consistency with which company CEOs, regulators, academics and consultants seem to have converged on a simple fact: How employees behave and interact with each other play a determining role in both the revenue-seeking and risk-mitigating objectives of corporations.

Penis Size May Be Driven By Women (Oh, and It Matters)

Rob Brooks | Posted 06.09.2013 | Science
Rob Brooks

Critics of this type of study love to point out that women usually decide if they will have sex with a man well before ever sighting his genitals. And, if so, then how can penis size influence choice?

Liars Who Believe Their Own Lies

Dan Ariely | Posted 08.18.2012 | Media
Dan Ariely

What do Williams Gehris, America's most decorated war hero, and Walter Williams, the last Civil War veteran to pass away, have in common? Both were frauds.

How Do You Do? The Etiquette of Introductions

Jo Bryant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jo Bryant

Outdated customs are a good example of how etiquette, when executed correctly, provide a clear structure for accepted manners. Nowadays, introductions can be confusing and, at worse, embarrassing.