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The 5 Stages Of Your Sleep Cycle

Jonathan Long | Posted 08.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Long

Have you ever wondered what happens in our brains and bodies while we are sleeping? Want to know how much sleep you really need in order to be productive and alert?

Why the obsession with social media needs to stop

Lyndon Wood | Posted 07.23.2015 | Business
Lyndon Wood

Let's get to the point then: social media has become so saturated that it is on the brink of implosion. A bit extreme, you may think? But let's consider it -- it is hardly an even playing field for small businesses, entrepreneurs and start-ups.

5 Tips To Cultivate Your Intuition

Ebonie Allard | Posted 06.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Ebonie Allard

So how do we turn up the volume on our intuition and how do we know when it's good information, worth trusting and taking a punt on without reason? These are my five top tips on strengthening intuition:

7 Tools for Understanding the UX of Your Business

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 06.03.2015 | Business
Alex Ivanovs

The main difference of having a good user experience and an amazing user experience will often crawl back down to the ability to understand our users, and their behaviors using our apps, websites, and products in general.

Do Rich People Really Work?

Quora | Posted 05.07.2015 | Money
Quora

For most of us who have "regular jobs" (in business-speak, we are Individual Contributors), doing "work" means completing tasks in order to generate output/results.

Capturing Carbon: An Industrial Future?

David Saddington | Posted 06.24.2015 | Green
David Saddington

Teesside Collective is a landmark project which is on track to revolutionise UK industry through carbon capture and storage (CCS) of emissions. But what actually is industrial CCS and how close are we to seeing low emissions from energy intensive industries?

Why Are Popcorn, Candy, and Soda So Expensive at the Movie Theaters? An Insider Debunks the Myths

Quora | Posted 06.22.2015 | Entertainment
Quora

Let's get one thing out of the way. Theaters do not necessarily make most of their money on concessions nor do they keep virtually no part of the ticket sales.

How To Calculate Mad Men's Company Worth vs. Modern Day Silicon Valley Liquidity

Quora | Posted 06.03.2015 | Entertainment
Quora

If you pay enough attention to little details from various episodes, you can figure out the cap table for Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce.

How to Survive Long Road Trips

Quora | Posted 05.26.2015 | Travel
Quora

Set a limit to how many hours that you will drive that day and stick to it - I will only drive 10-12 hours a day maximum during winter hours and 12-14 during summer (More daylight. I don't care for driving alone at night) Even if I make better time than expected, I will not drive any farther in a single day.

Gender Quotas in the Boardroom Keep Marching On

Susan Bloch | Posted 05.12.2015 | Business
Susan Bloch

Stakeholders -- investors, customers and the workforce are demanding change. The U.S. can't be seen to lag behind Europe. We need to rectify an imbalance rooted in dated stereotypes and male-dominated cultures. If quotas are not the solution, we need to revise recruitment strategies and processes, to ensure we find qualified women.

The Impact of Leadership on Business Success

Alex Pirouz | Posted 05.06.2015 | Business
Alex Pirouz

When it comes to achieving business success, most people think it is mostly because of the strategy that the business comes up with. Strategy is one part of a whole range of reasons but not the only reason for success.

7 Marketing Tools to Get You Through the Day

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 05.02.2015 | Small Business
Alex Ivanovs

In the perfect world, we would rely on a few apps and tools for spreading the word about our company, and that would bring enough attention by itself, but the reality is that we do need to be creative, and innovative when it comes to putting marketing tools to the test.

15 Travel Tips for First Time Business Travelers

Quora | Posted 04.29.2015 | Travel
Quora

Business trips are intense (because you have no home to go to) and come with high expectations on what will get done (to justify the cost). Approach it thoughtfully to make it less-stressful and more impactful.

Ethics Training Is Missing the Mark: Here's Why

S. L. Young | Posted 04.19.2015 | Business
S. L. Young

Decisions individuals make cannot be necessarily managed by external factors; although, if ethical training helps individuals to understand and prepare for the internal factors that might be experienced while dealing with ethical dilemmas.

One Down, 999 Still to Go: Building a Better Approach to Business

Pioneers for Change | Posted 02.14.2015 | Business
Pioneers for Change

By Mike Barry I have a very simple vision for my career: to change 1,000 companies for the better -- seven simple words that encapsulate a whole ga...

That One Overlooked Thing That's Killing Potential Startups

Victoria Olubi | Posted 02.03.2015 | Business
Victoria Olubi

As Steve Jobs said, 'don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice.' Therefore, be selective about whose advice you take and don't be afraid to follow your own intuition. It's there for a reason.

How to Get Away with Workplace Bullying

S. L. Young | Posted 01.25.2015 | Business
S. L. Young

Workplace bullying isn't a new issue; however, it wasn't until recent years that this topic became a newsworthy event after several high profile school and workplace bullying incidents. This additional coverage made it more permissive to discuss this dirty secret.

Top 10 Characteristics of Resilient Professionals

Neil Seligman | Posted 11.30.2014 | Business
Neil Seligman

Attempting to control the world is always going to be futile. Yet there is one common factor within the ever-changing Universe that you can rely upon. You.

Alex Salmond's Kamikaze Negotiating is a Millstone Round Scotland's Neck

David Miles | Posted 10.27.2014 | World
David Miles

John Swinney, the Finance Secretary for Scotland has repeated the SNP government's threat to walk away from Scotland's share of the UK debt.

Businesses From Across America Are Investing in Britain

Patrick Davies | Posted 10.06.2014 | Business
Patrick Davies

As we at the Embassy are very fond of repeating, Britain and the US do a huge amount of business together. Perhaps that's what you would expect from two of the largest, most advanced and most open economies in the world. But you needn't take my word for it: The investment numbers for 2013-14 are in, and they are impressive.

Argentina Slides Into Default As Debt Talks Fail

AP | ALMUDENA CALATRAVA | Posted 09.29.2014 | World

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina entered economic limbo Thursday, forced into a default that could undermine an already frail economy if a d...

I Want to MASTER Entrepreneurship!

Victoria Louise Rabin | Posted 07.19.2014 | HuffPost Home
Victoria Louise Rabin

"I want to master Entrepreneurship!!" The first word that came to my mind to describe this bizarre marriage of words was - "Oxymoron." Entrepren...

Why United's Jeff Smisek Is Perhaps the Worst CEO in the Business

David Fagin | Posted 07.02.2014 | Business
David Fagin

Whether it's a relationship with your spouse, or a relationship with your customers/partners, is there any more important factor than trust?

The Guardian's Chief Digital Officer on Going 'Digital-First'

Vala Afshar | Posted 05.16.2014 | Technology
Vala Afshar

The task of converting old school business into the digital world will be championed by chief digital officers. By 2015, 25 percent of the large globa...

50 Incredible WiFi Tech Statistics That Businesses Must Know [SLIDE DECK]

Vala Afshar | Posted 04.14.2014 | Technology
Vala Afshar

50 Incredible Wi-Fi Tech Statistics That Businesses Must Know from Vala Afshar No matter what business you are in, wireless technology is causin...