There’s nothing worse than working with fools, is there? When hiring new employees, it is logical to pay attention to smart people — it seems that it will be easier to work with them, because they know a lot and understand everything. However, this is not always the case: in some cases, too smart an employee does more harm than good, says Sidney Finkelstein, author of the BBC article “The problem with smart people”.
This article will be useful for startups, HR managers, and those geniuses who would like to learn that they also have weaknesses.
To make sure that intellectuals are able to ruin a good cause, it is worth remembering the fate of the American energy Corporation Enron, about which few people now remember. Continue reading
A large-scale scientific study conducted by Australian scientists confirmed what we all know from early childhood-chocolate really helps the brain work better.
This is great news for all guilt-ridden sweet tooths who want to lead a healthy lifestyle and increase their productivity.
The essence of the study, conducted for as many as thirty years among 1000 people, was to find out how a particular diet and lifestyle affect the quality of the latter.
The link between regular chocolate consumption and improved cognitive function was one of the first to be established. Continue reading