Aaron Zimenoff

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Bill Gates warns of changing digital economic trends

Bill Gates writes on Gates Notes: The Blog of Bill Gates that when he entered Harvard in 1973, the drawing below "was basically how the global …

Bill Gates

Can You Fix a Toxic Workplace? You Can--If You Do These 5 Things Every Day

Follow these 5 steps and turn your workplace culture from toxic to thriving.<p>When American business executive Douglas Conant took over as the president and CEO of Campbell's Soup, in 2001, he was faced with a formidable task. "The company's stock was falling steeply," writes Roger Dean Duncan in a …

Leadership

10 Lower Body Exercises That Will Save Your Knees

Build strong legs -- without terrible knee pain.<p>Everybody has to squat.<p>The exercise is one of the most basic and functional movement patterns you can do, and it builds total-body muscle and strength like nothing else. But who says you have to do it with a barbell on your back? If you’ve been …

Workouts

7 Steps to Becoming a Thought Leader in Your Industry

When it comes to thought leadership, you can blow smoke or be the real deal. Doing it right takes work, but the payoff can be huge.<p>Thought leadership sometimes gets a reputation as just another buzzword. Honestly, when it's thrown around to describe anyone with more than a few thousand followers on …

Thought Leadership

11 beautiful kayaking trips that will change your life

There are few better ways to see the world than by kayak. Ten-time world champion Claire O'Hara reveals the best places to paddle...<p>Some people like …

Kayaking

The $140 productivity app that’s managed my life for the past decade

I have a strange obsession with optimizing my life for peak productivity. Part of it is the dopamine hit that comes with a task well completed. But what brings me even more joy is the creation of the perfect Rube Goldberg machine to deflect, swat, and conquer everything the information economy has …

Productivity

How To Make A Functional Job Switch Inside Your Company

If you’ve been in your current role for a while and are feeling unsatisfied, it may be time to consider a move. But before you start scanning online job sites, you may first want to check out the opportunities that may exist right inside of your current company.<p>In fact, if you’ve been a good …

Employment

5 easy ways to help your picky eater get the nutrition they need

Toddlers are a busy, active, and very curious bunch so it should come as no surprise that getting them to sit still for a meal may be a challenge. …

Nutrition

Seeking Billion-Dollar Ideas: Be Aware, Take Notes, Ask 'So What?'

If you’re in the business of technology (or increasingly, any business), you’ve witnessed the decades-long proliferation of Moore’s Law slides (congrats if you’re unaware) or slides “predicting” billions of connected devices by 2020, blah blah blah. The world is changing fast—got it. Brilliant for …

Kellogg School

Why your team needs a constant-learning initiative

AI is rapidly changing the face of work as we know it. No one wants to train employees on a technology that will be out-of-date or done better by AI in a matter of months. But it’s difficult to predict which tech skills will become most vital next. To stay ahead of the evolving skill requirements …

Employment

Cloud Animator helps you create amazing visual presentations

popsci shop<p>Get a one-year subscription now for $19.<p>Online presentations are a great way to pitch your product and engage with potential clients. But in today’s world, bullet points and 3D graphs aren’t going to cut it. Cloud Animator Advanced is an online platform that helps you create slick visual …

10 Brilliant and Unexpected Ways to Use Sugar

It is well known that excessive consumption of sugar isn’t exactly healthy. But today we are going to share with you some tips on how to use sugar …

Google Spent a Decade Researching What Makes a Great Boss. They Came Up With These 10 Things

Google's spent the last 10 years studying the habits of effective managers. You can learn a lot from their conclusions.<p><i>"People leave managers, not companies."</i><p>We've all heard it. Many of us have experienced it. But what makes people want to leave a manager in the first place? And if you happen to …

Emotional Intelligence

Beating the “Messy Middle”: How to Break Any Project Down into (Actionable) Tasks

Tasks by their very definition are tiny. But the return they bring you and your team are massive.<p>One of the hardest things about running any project …

Here’s how many people can be in a meeting before it’s unproductive, according to Harvard

Meetings are at peak production level when there are fewer people involved — specifically, no more than eight, according to Harvard Business …

How to Ask Great Questions

Much of an executive’s workday is spent asking others for information—requesting status updates from a team leader, for example, or questioning a counterpart in a tense negotiation. Yet unlike professionals such as litigators, journalists, and doctors, who are taught how to ask questions as an …

Psychology

What to Do When Your Growth Has Stalled

If your business doesn't grow, it dies, and no one wants that. Here's how to get your growth engine humming again.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the startup world, growth is everything. Companies that don’t grow don’t survive.<p>So, if you're an entrepreneur craving …

Human Resources

Ever Wonder Why Working With Some Co-workers Is So Hard? Here's A Big Reason Why.

Bad interpersonal skills aren't always behind why "that other person" is so hard to work with. Sometimes, good people with good interpersonal skills still have a hard time working together. It comes down to differences in preferences for how you work.<p>Most of us can probably think of a co-worker who …

According to Oprah, All Your Arguments Come Down to These 3 Questions

If the answers are no, there's likely going to be a problem.<p>Conflict is complicated.<p>Most of the time, it involves feelings that are both logical and illogical. That thing you're fighting about, whether at home or at work, is about both what's being stated and what's not being stated. It's about …

7 Actions for Leaders Who Want Top Performing Teams

Team productivity is indeed a function of the quality of the members. Yet new research shows how much it is also dependent on the manager.<p>During my early years of managing in business, I always assumed that if I hired and trained the smartest and most experienced people I could find, I would get …

Promoting Wrong People Hurts Employee Retention And Productivity

Managers are key to employee retention and productivity. But many companies don’t promote into management the people who would do the best job as managers.<p>The importance of first level managers to employee retention is a conclusion confirmed by many research studies. Motivating and coaching staff …

Why You Should Always Go to Market With a Minimum Viable Product

Entrepreneurs are like artists in a way. We protect what we create.<p>Just like artists get emotionally attached to their art, our products and services …

These 5 Mindful Habits Will Keep You From Burning Out

Say no, except to playing. Always say yes to play time.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Humans are easily distracted. Smartphones, gossip, social media, substance abuse, endless email, mindless web browsing, too much TV, video games, unnecessary meetings, bargain …

Productivity

4 Proven Steps to Easily Outsource Your Mobile App Idea and Make it a Reality

we tell you how to convert your idea of a mobile app into being, if you are curious this is for you<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Going customer-first mobile-first is an essential for …

Small Business

Price’s Law: Why only a few people generate half of the results

At my first sales job, I had about 25 colleagues who did the same work. After the first month, I noticed something peculiar.<p>Only 4 of my co-workers …

Xcel Energy power plan would cut carbon emissions by half, use renewable sources for 55 percent of power

Xcel Energy Colorado unveiled a new power plan that the utility estimates could save customers $215 million, cut carbon emissions by half and lift …

China is Using This, Not Renewable Energy, to Replace Coal

The country grew year-over-year imports of this crucial energy source 58% in the first four months of 2018. It's a huge opportunity for …

Peter Drucker's Virtuous Firm Vs. 'The World's Dumbest Idea'

For much of human history, the proposition that the purpose of a business is to make money for itself was as self-evident and universally-accepted as the notion that the Sun revolves around the Earth.<p>In 1539, Copernicus shocked the world of astronomy with a startingly counter-intuitive idea. Common …

Why Managing Up Is A Skill Set You Need

You’ve heard it said and you know it’s true: People don’t quit jobs, they quit bosses.<p>For many people, the primary ingredient in job satisfaction is not the quality of food in the lunchroom. It’s not the office layout or equipment. It’s not even the workload, salary, or benefits. It’s the …

Leadership

7 Former 'Best Practices' That Don't Work for Business Today

Why and how corporations must blow up many of their past 'best practices' to survive in today's rapidly changing world<p>Most companies today claim they are embarked on a transformation to ensure their long-term survival in this era of disruption and rapid change.<p>But in their day-to-day practices, …