The stock picking era is over

Cramer rarely sup­ports his stock-​​​​picking advice with cred­ible, peer-​​​​reviewed data. An aca­d­emic study by Paul Bol­ster and Emery Trahan, pro­fes­sors of finance at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity with no axe to grind, […]

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Why mindfulness will survive the backlash

Recent North­eastern Uni­ver­sity research showed that both taking a med­i­ta­tion course in-​​​​person with an expe­ri­enced mind­ful­ness instructor and prac­ticing med­i­ta­tion for two weeks using the iPhone app Head­space had similarly […]

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5 surprising ways mindfulness can change you

One series of studies from Paul Condon and col­leagues at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity pro­vides some com­pelling evi­dence that prac­ticing mind­ful­ness can indeed increase empathy and lead people to act more altruistically. […]

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Will this be the year of the female CEO?

Man­aging teams requires good com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills and social intel­li­gence — areas which numerous studies have shown women enjoy a slight edge over men. A Columbia Busi­ness School pro­gram teaches social […]

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