Flow is technically defined as an optimal state of consciousness where we feel our best and we perform our best. Steven Kotler runs through the neuroanatomic shifts that make it possible.
Ideas are the wrong unit of measurement for innovation, says author Michael Schrage. Instead he recommends reframing good ideas as testable hypotheses that can be run in a fast, simple, cheap business experiment.
Former Onyx CEO Tony Coles says that this philosophy of leadership “has influenced almost everything” he has done for the past decade. In this video, learn some of the key tenets of the servant leadership...
In a long-term study of nearly 10,000 individuals, a team of scientists at Cambridge University found that sleeping more than eight hours per night correlates with a higher risk of stroke.
Waiting until the last minute isn't a healthy or productive way to produce your best stuff. Musician Dan Deacon has a unique take on creativity: draw your inspiration from boredom.
Children live and perceive the world very much in the moment. This is the sort of mindset desired by those who practice mindfulness.
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It's not surprising that Albert Einstein was a good student, as the report card he received at the age of 17, posted by History Pics, shows. His best subject? Math.