The internet seems to have a bit of a love-hate relationship with maths. People couldn’t get enough of maths questions this year as they debated the answers in Twitter threads and parenting forums. But they also lamented how much the complicated problems made their brains hurt. Here are 11 maths problems,brain teasers, and SAT questions that went viral this year. Only 2% of people were able to figure out this riddle in less than 60 seconds. Adam Spencer, comedian, mathematician, and author of “The Number Games,” created a riddle that only 2% of people could solve within one minute, according to Reader’s Digest. In the riddle, he wrote down the numbers one through 19 out of numerical order: 8, 18, 11, 15, 5, 4, 14, 9, 19, 1, 7, 17, 6, 16, ?, ?, ?, ?, ? To solve it, you need to figure out the specific way he ordered the first 14 numbers and finish the riddle by adding the last five. The five missing numbers are two, three, 10, 12, and 13. And the answer is that … [Read more...] about The hardest maths problems of the year that went viral
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Employment rates won't change until companies begin to shift attitudes and awareness about people with disabilities. Nancy Geenen Published 7:00 am CDT, Friday, November 2, 2018 Photo: VGstockstudio | Shutterstock Photo: VGstockstudio | Shutterstock Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: VGstockstudio | Shutterstock Employing Individuals with Disabilities May Solve Your Talent Crisis 1 / 1 Back to Gallery There are more than 56 million people with disabilities in the U.S., which equates to one in five Americans identifying as having some form of disability. This means it is highly likely you already employ individuals with disabilities, and there is a highly motivated and talented resource waiting for your … [Read more...] about Employing Individuals with Disabilities May Solve Your Talent Crisis
Great managers create great team members. Sherrie Campbell Published 6:30 am CDT, Thursday, October 25, 2018 Photo: Westend61 | Getty Images Photo: Westend61 | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Westend61 | Getty Images The Magic of Verbal Affirmation and Emotional Connection In Management Roles 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Acknowledgment for good performance is a fundamental human need and every good manager worth their salt knows this is one of the building blocks of a cohesive team. Verbal affirmation is essential to establishing secure emotional bonds with team members. These bonds provide trust, security and a sense of support in the face of ever-changing business circumstances. Verbally … [Read more...] about The Magic of Verbal Affirmation and Emotional Connection In Management Roles
Boost sales, launch new lines, build connections and gain exposure -- all from your laptop or smartphone. Abdo Riani Published 7:30 am CDT, Tuesday, October 16, 2018 Photo: Westend61 | Getty Images Photo: Westend61 | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Westend61 | Getty Images 6 Steps to Leverage Online Events to Start and Grow Your Business 1 / 1 Back to Gallery What empowers an aspiring entrepreneur to become a leader? Experience, understanding and knowledge of business foundations and practices are essential. Even so, there's no way to overstate the impact an entrepreneur's network of like-minded peers, mentors and customers can have on the big picture and the small details, … [Read more...] about 6 Steps to Leverage Online Events to Start and Grow Your Business
Get the Better newsletter. SUBSCRIBE How’s this for a hero’s journey: In July 2010, one bitcoin cost just 5 cents. In December 2017, that figure had risen to nearly $20,000. And just three months ago, the price fell to around $6,000 — meaning the global cryptocurrency market has lost more than $600 billion from its peak. Despite the recent downturn and fluctuations in the market, the top 100 cryptocurrencies boast a current market cap of $219 billion, and the majority of Americans — 69 percent — expect the price of cryptocurrencies to rise in the next five years, according to a survey by the Global Blockchain Business Council. That same study showed that 21 percent of people are considering adding bitcoin to their portfolios, but 38 percent of Americans see bitcoin as a bubble that’s ready to pop — so what gives? If you’re considering putting money into bitcoin (or just want to talk intelligently about it at a cocktail party) … [Read more...] about What is bitcoin? And should you invest in it?