How to Turn Yourself Into a Morning Person, Backed by Science

How to Turn Yourself Into a Morning Person, Backed by Science... even if you're convinced you're a night owl, and hate waking up early.

4 ways to quiet imposter syndrome and start believing in yourself

This was quite a timely read for me. I, unfortunately, work on a team where nobody at a working level is quite sure what we are collectively trying to achieve; i.e. the longer term goals of the team, and indeed the corporation, are simply not clear to anyone. Repeated attempts to urge leadership to work … Continue reading 4 ways to quiet imposter syndrome and start believing in yourself

Thinking in a Foreign Language Makes Decisions More Rational

'Would you make the same decisions in a foreign language?' To judge a risk more clearly, it may help to consider it in a foreign language. A series of experiments on more than 300 people from the U.S. and Korea found that thinking in a second language reduced deep-seated, misleading biases that unduly influence how … Continue reading Thinking in a Foreign Language Makes Decisions More Rational

Stop Working More Than 40 Hours a Week

You may think you're getting more accomplished by working longer hours. You're probably wrong. shutterstock images There's been a flurry of recent coverage praising Sheryl Sandberg, the chief operating officer of Facebook, for leaving the office every day at 5:30 p.m. to be with her kids.  Apparently she's been doing this for years, but only … Continue reading Stop Working More Than 40 Hours a Week

Health & Wellness: Nap Time? Mysteries of Food Coma

The urge to nap after a heavy meal like the Thanksgiving feast is commonly referred to as food coma. But what happens in the body to cause this post-feast dip -- known as postprandial somnolence in the medical community -- isn't clear, according to nutrition and sleep experts. One fact that isn't under debate: Unlike … Continue reading Health & Wellness: Nap Time? Mysteries of Food Coma