Neurodiversity at Work

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Why Diane Keaton cares more about Instagram than Hollywood

By Amy Kaufman |  Reading time: 5 minutes

On set, Hayes says Keaton was constantly insisting: “I’m not Meryl Streep, Zara.”

“We all see ourselves in a certain way, and that might not be how the world sees us,” the director says. “I think it’s private for her. She definitely has a way that she works. I think her need is to be in the moment. Every actor needs that, but I think she needs that even more — to not be in her head. I think anything that over-intellectualizes the process is like death to her.”

Patricia Arquette lives — and works — outside the ‘incredibly boring’ box

By Glenn Whipp  |  Reading time: 5 minutes

What Arquette has discovered while writing — other than it messes with your head, empowering an inner critic who just won’t shut up about the meaninglessness of every damn word you’re putting on the page — is how, from an early age, she felt that life was moving her slowly on a conveyor belt to a destination dictated by expectations that other people put on her.

UN-COMMIT Immediately to Everything You’re Not Definite About!

By Benjamin Hardy, PhD |  Reading time: 5 minutes

Now, more than ever, your mind is being pulled in a million directions. Your ability to immediately filter the noise from the signal, and then to dispel the noise, is essential. in order to become successful in the first place, you must have incredible focus.

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Can You Really Bring Your Whole Self to Work?

By Jerry Colonna

We still work with the old idea that we should check the messy parts of ourselves at the door of our professional lives. But Jerry Colonna says doing so cuts us off from the source of our creativity. “The result is that our organizations are actually less productive, less imaginative; not just poor workplaces for individuals to be, but poor places for collaboration … and spontaneity and laughter and humor.”