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Under stress at work? Just remember: Don’t believe what you think.

Here’s how you can take control of your brain’s knee-jerk reactions to distressing situations, says psychology researcher Lisa Penney. This post is part of TED’s “How to Be a Better Human” series, each of which contains a piece of helpful advice from people in the TED community; browse through all the posts here. Question: When you’re under [...]

By |2020-02-17T15:34:16+00:00February 17th, 2020|Business Finance|0 Comments

How to detect and defuse a toxic workplace

There’s a reason dysfunctional workplaces are often referred to as toxic. Similar to a home with a small gas leak, an office that allows gossip, pointless meetings, favouritism, and bullying to go unacknowledged will gradually become uninhabitable. Early signs that your office is becoming toxic include an increase in absenteeism, uninspired job performance from team [...]

By |2019-06-03T13:20:16+00:00June 3rd, 2019|Business Finance|0 Comments

Confronting the risks of artificial intelligence

With great power comes great responsibility. Organizations can mitigate the risks of applying artificial intelligence and advanced analytics by embracing three principles. DOWNLOADABLE RESOURCES Artificial intelligence (AI) is proving to be a double-edged sword. While this can be said of most new technologies, both sides of the AI blade are far sharper, and neither is well [...]

By |2019-05-06T12:48:35+00:00May 6th, 2019|Business Finance|0 Comments

Ex-U.S. Navy officer: How to write emails with military precision and command

A vaguely written and poorly formatted email will most likely get lost in the shuffle or ignored (at least for a couple of days). So if you want to start writing strong emails that command attention, look no further than the U.S. military. For decades, the U.S. Air Force has relied on “The Tongue and Quill,” a manual on [...]

By |2019-04-29T19:45:30+00:00April 29th, 2019|Business Finance|0 Comments