Learn to harness the power of big data as a project manager

Become a project management master with these 12 in-depth courses.

  • The Six Sigma method has transformed industries from finance to manufacturing.
  • The Lean Management long-term approach to organizational change is extremely efficient.
  • Good project managers implement these techniques to help foster continual progress for their companies.
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An extra half-hour of sleep shown to improve mindfulness

A new study of nurses shows the importance of sleep—and staying aware on the job.

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  • A study of nurses found that an extra 29 minutes of sleep dramatically improved job-related mindfulness.
  • Nurses that reported higher mindfulness scores were 66 percent less likely to experience symptoms of insomnia.
  • Roughly 70 million American adults suffer from some form of sleep disorder.
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How to use psychology to increase workplace productivity

Here are 5 ways to make your workplace better and your workforce happier.

  • "Productivity of work isn't the responsibility of a worker yet of a manager," said famed management consultant Peter Drucker.
  • Psychology tells us again and again that emotionally intelligent leadership, which recognizes the humanity in others, is a driving force of productivity.
  • Here are 5 simple but effective ways to increase performance and make a positive impact in your workplace.
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Ready for a career pivot into electrical engineering?

This wide-ranging, 13-course electrical engineering training is your next power move.

  • Electrical engineering is the application, design, and study of devices and systems that use electricity.
  • Related fields include telecommunications, computer engineering, and electronics.
  • Specialization within this field includes nanotechnology, electrochemistry, and microwave engineering.
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Live on Monday: Does the US need one billion people?

What would happen if you tripled the US population? Matthew Yglesias and moderator Charles Duhigg explore the idea on Big Think Live.

Is immigration key to bolstering the American economy? Could having one billion Americans secure the US's position as the global superpower?

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