"There are many irritating people out there: from the story one-uppers and interrupters to the lazy good-for-nothings, know-it-alls, and lip-smackers. In fact, you may even work with a few of them." - Rosie Robinson
"The study shows that people who have spent time assimilating one or more cultures are better able to generate creative ideas" - Bruna Martinuzzi
Check out our brand new video with Mind Tools' Content Editor/Writer, Jonathan Hancock, who shares his handy hints for putting on a great presentation – in spite of any nerves
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"We are not hardwired for working/living in silos. Connectedness helps us cooperate and think better" – Yolande Conradie
We asked our social media friends and followers for their top tips on how to handle difficult virtual conversations. Here's a selection of the best responses
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In this month's podcast, journalist, academic and writer Dean Nelson talks to Mind Tools about interviewing techniques. What are the secrets to a good interview? And how can you get the most out of interviewees?
When you jump in to "fix" things, how helpful is it really?
Have you ever been astonished by a magician's trick, and then tried to work out how they did it? Maybe, in the cold light of day, you found yourself wondering why it was so easy for them to fool you! If so, then you've done more than just try to solve a particular bit of […]