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7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

In Japan, Twitter sees revenue and users surge

(<i>Reuters</i>) — Riding a wave of new users, improved advertising options and an embrace of video content by users and advertisers alike, Twitter Inc’s revenue has leaped in Japan, helping lead the company to its first quarterly profit.<p>Earlier this month Twitter reported that sales in Japan jumped 34 …

‘I think it’s also OK not to speak up’

Online comments accused Rika Shiiki of lying and being a publicity hound when she tweeted that she lost business contracts after refusing to have sex …

What You Need To Know About Japan's Controversial Proposed Labor Reform Laws

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (Liberal Democratic Party) and his allies in the business world hoped this session of the Diet (Japan’s Parliament) would ensure the passage of labor reform bills they have been strongly advocating since 2016. However, as it has become clear that the data used to create …

Japan

8 Old-School Branding Techniques That Will Still Work for You Today

The 'Mad Men' days are long over, but what survives are such Don Draper trademarks as business cards, snail mail and testimonials.,<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everything seems so fast-paced these days: You go to bed one night and wake up the next morning to the …

Marketing

Our Power Lies In How We Choose to Respond to Our Pain

<b>“The strongest hearts have the most scars.” ~Unknown</b><p>Maybe it’s true, that the strongest hearts have the most scars.<p>And maybe the pain and the …

Mercury rising – the planets as you have never seen them before

For more than half a century, robot spaceships have swept through our solar system, returning data that has transformed our knowledge of our sister planets. We now know that Venus is an acid-drenched, scorching hell, Mars is desolate and virtually airless, while several of Jupiter’s moons may have …

Astronomy

Infographic: how to use technology for a healthy long-distance relationship

Long distance relationships aren’t as difficult as they once were. Thanks to an array of different apps, as showcased by FreeDating.co.uk, it is now …

Relationships

Amazon takes steps to move into ocean shipping

Amazon is expanding its operation so that it doesn't just send items across the world — it ships them, too. The retailer's Chinese wing has this week been awarded a license by the Federal Maritime Commission to operate as an ocean freight forwarder in the United States, marking the first step …

eCommerce

Helicopter parenting is increasingly correlated with college-age depression and anxiety.

<i>Excerpted from</i> <b>How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success</b> <i>by Julie Lythcott-Haims, out now from Henry</i> …

Depression

Introducing Mayotchup

before<p>after<p>Noted Jul. 31, 2015 by Armin<p>Industry / Corporate Tags / #merger<p>About<p>(Est. 2015, previously Kraft Foods Group, H.J. Heinz Company) “The …

The CEO of collapsed bitcoin exchange MtGox has been arrested in Japan

Karpeles, 30, is suspected of having accessed the computer system of the exchange and falsifying data on its outstanding balance, Kyodo News and public broadcaster NHK said.<p>The global virtual-currency community was shaken by the shuttering of MtGox, which froze withdrawals in February 2014 because …

Cryptocurrency

Future criminals can be spotted at nursery school, study suggests

Children's social-emotional skills can indicate future prospects, including whether they will end up in a council falt, researchers find<p>Future criminals and council house tenants can be spotted as early as nursery school, a study suggests.<p>Early social-emotional skills observed in pre-school …

Is Our Universe a Fake?

<i>Robert Lawrence Kuhn is the creator, writer and host of "Closer to Truth," a public television and multimedia program that features the world's</i> …

Tokyo park closed after unusually high radiation level is detected; buried substance suspected

Japan Times -- Apr 24<p>An unusually high level of radiation has been detected at a park in Toshima Ward, Tokyo, the ward office said Thursday, …

Tokyo park closed after extremely high radiation levels found, prompting child health fears

Extremely high levels of radiation have been discovered in a playground in Tokyo, officials say, fanning fears for the health of children in the area.<p>…

“Sleeping angel” in a high school uniform trolls Japanese train passengers and Internet users

<b>There she is, that heavenly high school beauty</b> dozing across from you on the train, complete with a handwritten message on the window not to disturb …

Japan

How A Dean Would Rank Business Schools

Columbia Business School Dean Glenn Hubbard<p>The dean of Columbia Business School believe that rankings of business schools really matter and has …

Top Business Schools Maintain Narrow Acceptance Rate

<i>by</i> Kaplan GMAT on April 8th, 2015<p><b>Click here</b> to read more articles from Kaplan and to learn more about Kaplan's GMAT classes.<p><i>Test takers continue to</i> …

How To Choose an MBA Program: 7 Tips To Help You Make the Right Choice

EXPARTUS MBA Admissions Consulting%%www.expartus.com%%<p>You already know that applying to the right MBA program can set you up for success in your …

College & University

Business School To Target Women's Colleges in Recruitment | News | The Harvard Crimson

Harvard Business School will launch a new recruiting program targeting women’s colleges to address the underrepresentation of women in its student …

GMAT Student Trends: What Do Your Fellow Test-Takers Want To Do With Their GMAT Score?

Yesterday, the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC, the organization that makes the GMAT) released its annual <i>mba.com Prospective Students</i> …

College & University

Four Charts That Explain Who Goes to Business School

The current generation of business school students is less parochial, less interested in prestige, and more entrepreneurial than ever, at least in …

College & University

The Best Speciality MBA Programs in the U.S.

<i>by</i> Ready4 GMAT on April 20th, 2015<p>Learn more about Ready4 GMAT or read Ready4 GMAT articles on BTG.<p>In college you had to pick a major, which may or …

Women In Business School: Female Start-Up Culture Blossoms Among MBAs

Talia Geberovich is doing it for mothers. The founder and chief executive of Do It For Mummy, a digital start-up, she is a woman with a long and …

The World's Best 40 Under 40 Business School Professors

Up, up, and away: <i>Poets&Quants</i>‘ 40 Under 40 top business school professors<p>Business school professors come in all stripes and colors. But the very best …

How to get into Harvard Business School in 8 steps

Business Insider caught up with a newly admitted member of the incoming class of 2017: Anny Jeung, a senior strategy analyst at PepsiCo and a New Jersey native, who graduated from New York University's Stern School of Business in 2011.<p>We talked to Jeung about the ups and downs of the grueling …

College & University