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Why you never finish that novel

It’s no surprise that half of us never finish novels. Tom Utley is still wading through one he began 43 years ago...

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Black sheep in the family? Relish your role

They are the family members who don't quite fit in. But it turns out that black sheep are a lot rarer than you think.

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Men, the sympathetic sex?

A study found men's patience with a suffering partner lasts for 19 hours - but women can deal with it for 16 hours.

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Looks the same - but check the label
August 13 2014 at 14:00

Consumer journalist Wendy Knowler looks into the issue of parallel imports...

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Want a good pay offer? Look manly!
August 13 2014 at 12:17

People, including men, with feminine facial features are offered less in negotiations, a study suggests.

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I had an idea and took it to market
August 12 2014 at 16:09

Many of us get ideas for products and services but few of us take a chance on realising them. Helen Grange found three women who did just that

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Win that job with non-verbal cues
August 12 2014 at 11:57

Career coach Joyce Russell says the way you come across to an interviewer or employer sends a powerful message.

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Try a tea break makeover
August 11 2014 at 13:53

Got a few spare minutes? You’ll be amazed at what you can get done...

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Can’t bolt Usain down
August 10 2014 at 15:28

Sprinter Usain Bolt goes the distance with an all night excursion in London, and still makes it to a 10 am dentist appointment.

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How your brain tells you who to trust
August 7 2014 at 14:02

Your brain helps you judge a face before you even see it, says new study.

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Why we should ban the word ‘crazy’
August 8 2014 at 13:43

'Crazy' is one of the five deadly words guys use to shame women into compliance, says Harris O'Malley.

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How to spot a narcissist
August 8 2014 at 13:38

The 40-question diagnostic test for narcissism can often be skipped in favour of a single, blunt question...

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Can software find good workers?
August 8 2014 at 11:28

Steven Pearlstein looks at people analytics, a hot new area in human resource management.

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