People want to know that their efforts matter, says former Yum! Foods CEO David Novak, but 82 percent of workers say they don't feel recognized by their supervisors.
Sequoia Capital Chairman Michael Moritz underscores the importance of following your instincts despite the advice and expectations of others that would send you in different directions. Popsugar Founder Lisa Sugar urges those who don't yet know their path to simply explore their interests until they discover their passion. Emily Ma, a lecturer in management at Stanford, interviews.
We assume that getting a "yes" from the other side is the goal of any negotiation, but former lead FBI negotiator Chris Voss says knowing how to get a "no" is actually more important.
London Business School has appointed professional golfer Paul McGinley, captain of the winning 2014 European Ryder Cup team, to teach MBA students about leadership. He says the pursuit of his sporting achievements is akin to developing a company.
Life is a marathon, says Dr. David Agus. Maintaining longterm brain health is all about having positive social relationships, and scheduling time for the brain to relax.
Michael Puett is the Walter C. Klein Professor of Chinese History in the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations and Chair of the Committee on the Study of Religion at Harvard University. He is the author of The Ambivalence of Creation: Debates Concerning Innovation and Artifice in Early China and To Become a God: Cosmology, Sacrifice, and Self-Divinization in Early China, as well as the coauthor of Ritual and its Consequences: An Essay on the Limits of Sincerity. In 2013, he was awarded a Harvard College Professorship for excellence in undergraduate teaching.
How Multitasking Depletes Your Brain's Resources — And How to Restore Concentration
Multitasking is a myth, says McGill University Psychology Professor Daniel Levitin. Switching concentration across tasks comes at a neurological cost, depleting chemicals we need to concentrate.
Daniel Levitin is an award-winning neuroscientist, musician, author and record producer. He is the author of three consecutive #1 bestselling books: This Is Your Brain on Music, The World in Six Songs and The Organized Mind. He is also the James McGill Professor of Psychology and Behavioural Neuroscience at McGill University in Montreal, where he runs the Laboratory for Music Cognition, Perception and Expertise.