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How Business Schools Aren't Teaching What They Should

Eduardo P. Braun | Posted 07.15.2013 | Business
Eduardo P. Braun

"Culture eats strategy over breakfast," said Peter Drucker, and it is only when you fully understand what this means, that you'll lead a successful company.

3 Steps To Turning Your Dreams Into Reality

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 07.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

Do you have many dreams you'd like to make come true? If there's so much you want to do but in reality, so little time to do it, the feeling of overwhelm itself can actually hold you back from accomplishing any of your major goals.

Is Design the New Opiate for the Intelligentsia?

Soren Petersen | Posted 07.07.2013 | Arts
Soren Petersen

Today, the use of design for personal propaganda has spread to such an extent that even ordinary people can produce their own virtual content, attracting thousands of viewers and gathering tens of thousands of devoted followers.

Leading With a Clear Vision

George Bradt | Posted 06.16.2013 | Business
George Bradt

It is not remarkable that Hubert Sagnières' vision is clear. After all, he is CEO of Essilor, the world's largest producer of eyeglass lenses. What is remarkable is the discipline with which Sagnières keeps various societal, business, and individual efforts all focused on the mission of improved vision and in their own boxes at the same time.

Effective Change Management: The Five Critical Steps

Ray Gagnon | Posted 06.02.2013 | Business
Ray Gagnon

You wouldn't blink if someone told you they needed to do a better job managing their company's "budgeting" process or "manufacturing" process, would you? But managing a "change process"?

A New Look at Perception (Thank You, El Greco)

Wray Herbert | Posted 05.13.2013 | Science
Wray Herbert

The El Greco fallacy is a peculiar kind of illogical thinking, which is highly intuitive but obviously wrong once it's illuminated. It may be keeping alive one of the most popular -- but questionable -- ideas now current in the field of human perception.

Leadership: The Killer App That Almost Everyone Overlooks

Landon Ray | Posted 05.07.2013 | Small Business
Landon Ray

Because a truly successful venture is rarely a one-person show, your ability to get the right people on your team -- and doing their best work -- is possibly the most critical, and often overlooked, skill an entrepreneur can have.

Bridging the Gap: Enrolling Employees Into Your Company Culture

Nick Friedman | Posted 05.05.2013 | Small Business
Nick Friedman

You've worked hard to create a solid company culture. But without incorporating, and even more importantly, enrolling your employees into this culture, its benefits to the success of your business are moot.

Into the Hole! Terror and Survival

Wray Herbert | Posted 05.01.2013 | Science
Wray Herbert

Some people find holes -- and images of holes -- deeply upsetting, even terrifying. These people suffer from a common but little-known phobia known as trypophobia. As with most irrational fears, the origins of trypophobia are unknown.

Vision for the Blind: New Technologies Offer 'Second Sight'

Ben Thomas | Posted 04.29.2013 | Science
Ben Thomas

Ever since the patient's stroke, she'd been living in impenetrable darkness; tormented by memories of shapes and faces and letters, but powerless to perceive them in the world around her.

Leading With Vision: The Importance of Painting the Picture to Success

Nick Friedman | Posted 04.28.2013 | Small Business
Nick Friedman

The key to effectively leading with vision is to be able to communicate your vision as effectively as possible in an inspirational manner.

Seeing Sound and Touching Data: How New Senses Will Expand Your World

Ben Thomas | Posted 04.24.2013 | Science
Ben Thomas

When I think back to the landlines and card catalogues of the 1950s, I'm amazed that people managed to work and think so efficiently under those constraints. What, then, will our grandchildren think of our touch screens and wireless networks - and with what senses will they look back?

Are You Ready for Artificial Vision? The Future Is Yesterday's Tomorrow

Jonathan Aberman | Posted 04.21.2013 | Technology
Jonathan Aberman

Imagine a life extension technology that costs $100,000 per year, but for each year of use extended a person's productive life span another year. How much would you pay to have 20 healthy years between 70 and 90?

Your Start-Up Life with the Woman Who Remade New York

Rana Florida | Posted 04.20.2013 | Business
Rana Florida

Your Start-Up Life is a business advice column by Rana Florida, Author of Upgrade (McGraw-Hill, September 2013) and CEO of the Creative Class Group. ...

How The Definition Of 'Old' Is Changing

Michael Hodin | Posted 04.21.2013 | Fifty
Michael Hodin

A new culture of aging is emerging, and the aging process itself is being re-invented.

Creating the Future: Through Engagement, Openness, and Compassion

Jessica R. Dreistadt | Posted 04.13.2013 | Impact
Jessica R. Dreistadt

Last summer, I responded to a call for volunteers from Creating the Future. Having read The Pollyanna Principles, and having loved every single page, I applied to become the new board recording secretary and documentarian.

Strategic Planning and the "Vision Thing" -- Fire, Not Fluff

Ray Gagnon | Posted 04.03.2013 | Business
Ray Gagnon

If there's no substance and fire in your vision for the future, how will you infuse those qualities into the rest of your strategic plan? Here's a no-nonsense summary of the elements that you can use as a guide when you develop your strategic plan.

The (Really Scary) Invisible Gorilla

Wray Herbert | Posted 03.31.2013 | Science
Wray Herbert

What the invisible gorilla study shows is that if we are paying very close attention to one thing, we often fail to notice other things in our field of vision -- even very obvious things. What if this perceptual quirk has serious, even life-threatening, implications?

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: How Your Brain ‘Sees’ Art

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 01.07.2013 | Science

The Mona Lisa is arguably the most famous painting in the world. Have you ever wondered why? Leonardo Da Vinci was masterful at manipulating our own v...

Thinking Inside the Box

Nicole Glassman | Posted 02.14.2013 | TED Weekends
Nicole Glassman

Watching Janet Echelman's TEDTalk, "Taking Imagination Seriously," brought me back to a time when I believed life needed to follow certain guidelines, no matter how restrictive.

Are You Feeling Left Behind?

Tara Marino | Posted 02.11.2013 | Style
Tara Marino

Are you feeling behind? There are so many women I talk to every day that say, "I feel like I'm never going to catch up. I feel like no matter what I do I'm never going to get there."

Are Your Eyes Strained from Too Much Screen Time?

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 02.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Vanessa Van Edwards

It started small. My vision was a little blurry after working on the computer for a few hours. Then, I started to get headaches in the late afternoon. A few weeks later I noticed that I was having trouble reading street signs. Sound familiar?

Eyes of the Blind Transmit Messages to the Brain Subconsciously

Dr. Douglas Fields | Posted 02.10.2013 | Science
Dr. Douglas Fields

Do you believe that the mind can detect things beyond the conscious realm of sensory perception? Can the blind "see" without vision? A new study provides strong support for these intriguing questions.

To See Better Is to Live Better

Calvin W. Roberts, M.D. | Posted 02.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Calvin W. Roberts, M.D.

True or false: I can see well, so my eyes are healthy. If you answered "true," then you're one of millions who believe in this common eye health myth.

Crash! Collisions in the Mind's Eye

Wray Herbert | Posted 01.28.2013 | Science
Wray Herbert

Is it possible that automobile drivers are routinely misjudging motorcycles' distance and speed, and that this misperception is somehow related to the motorcycles' size?