Scientists at Berkeley Earth just reported that the Earth hit a record high temperature in 2016, crushing the record set in 2015, which pummeled that of 2014. A … [Read more...]
Amazon Is Paying Its Employees $12,000 to Train for a Job at Another Company. And It’s Brilliant
The forward-thinking company helps employees forward their dream careers--even if it means it's not at Amazon
In a hot job market, it's hard enough to figure out how to spot rising talent and then have a plan for how to keep that talent in your company. So training … [Read more...]
Train Your Brain to Remember Anything You Learn With This Simple, 20-Minute Habit
This 100-year-old method has been making the rounds again--it's worth getting around to.
Recently, a colleague and I were lamenting the process of growing older and the inevitable increasing difficulty of remembering things we want to remember. That … [Read more...]
Navy SEALs Use These 4 Psychology Tricks to Succeed Under Extreme Pressure
How do you react in moments of extreme pressure?
I was keynoting at a company when the presenter before me (an ex-Navy SEAL) took the stage to discuss the importance of succeeding under extreme pressure. It was a topical comment, … [Read more...]
Want to Better Remember What You Learn? Recent Research Says Try 10 Minutes of Mindfulness Beforehand
A 10-minute (or less) mindfulness exercise may leave you feeling refreshed and help you remember more.
We've all been there. At a training, I mean, and a good one. When it comes time later on to remember what you learned though, good luck. To remedy the situation, there are … [Read more...]