What the Buddha Taught About Restraining and Dealing with Anger

Buddhist psychology identifies anger as one of the six root kleshas, detrimental emotional states that can cloud the mind, lead us to “unwholesome” actions, and cause our suffering. Chapter XVII of the Dhammapada (ref....

Turning a Minus Into a Plus

Creativity Thrives Best When Constrained “Art consists in limitation,” as the English writer G. K. Chesterton remarked. Constraints are the sine qua non of creativity. One of the great ironies of creative thinking is that...

New Lufthansa Business-Class Seats Will Offer You a Choice of a Bed or Big...

Business travelers always on the move need space to spread out, whether it’s to catch up on sleep and combat jet lag or keep up with work from 35,000 feet in the air....

Learning from the World’s Best Learning Organization: Book Summary of ‘The Toyota Way’

Toyota is the World’s Most Benchmarked Company, and for Good Reason Toyota’s cars are reputed for their reliability, initial quality, and long-term durability. It is the pioneer of modern, mass-production techniques and a paragon...

Fight Ignorance, Not Each Other

We live in a era of hyper-polarization and hyper-politicization. Studies suggest that we Americans have mostly devolved to two political groups that fervently believe that all wisdom resides in their particular standpoints and...

Don’t Lead a Dysfunctional Team

The difference between functional and dysfunctional teams often boils down to effective team leadership. If you’ve been asked to lead a team, you’ll get more from your team members if you know what’s...

Moral Disengagement Leads People to Act Immorally and Justify Their Unprincipled Behavior

Rationality Drives Human Behavior Only After Emotion and Impulse Lose Their Hegemony People adapt moral standards that dissuade them from objectionable behavior. But these moral standards do not serve as a steadfast regulator of...

How to Master Meetings (Infographic)

There are between 36 and 56 million meetings every day in the U.S, but rampant inefficiency costs the economy over $1 billion each year. Luckily, there are many ways to eradicate the most...

Choose Your Role Models Carefully

Heroes and role models are very useful—they embody a higher plateau of cognitive and emotional truth, knowledge, and accomplishment that you can aspire to. But the modern world has a dangerous problem with...

Rewards and Incentives Can Backfire

Rewards and Incentives are Gateways to Behavior-Change One of the great struggles of life is to get others to do the things they should, but don’t want to—getting your daughter to cleanup her bedroom...

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