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Sanders Thrives in Democratic Debate, Despite Sharp Attacks by Clinton

CHARLESTON, South Carolina — Bernie Sanders shined in Sunday night’s Democratic debate here, at times overpowering Hillary Clinton in a format she typically controls. With polls showing Clinton on the ropes in Iowa and New Hampshire, Sanders’ strong performance may have further imperiled Clinton’s …

Government

How to: Destroy hard drives and make old Android devices 'secure'

2015 recap: Want to know how to eliminate the data off a dead or dying hard drive? What about how to secure old Android devices? These two videos …

12 Things Even the Best Leaders Can Forget

Leaders might seem superhuman at times. They aren’t. They’re mortals, just like anyone else. And with a lot on their plates, caught up in the details …

Leadership

Stanford Business School professor says many great leaders are inauthentic liars

In his book,"Leadership BS: Fixing Workplaces and Careers One Truth at a Time," he assailed the leadership industry for spinning a false narrative about what truly makes a good leader.<p>"Leaders don't need to be true to themselves; in fact, being authentic is the opposite of what they should do," he …

Study: If you always use a specific number when you negotiate, you’re doing it wrong

Salary negotiations have plenty of artistry, but research is showing there’s also an underlying science.<p>The starting number can have a huge impact on getting what you want and how long striking a deal will take.<p>It’s been shown that putting forth a very precise number ($109,000 versus $100,000, for …

UC Berkeley

Republican debate: Fact-checking the candidates

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The CNN Fact-Checking Team worked through both Republican debates Wednesday night, comparing notable, surprising or otherwise interesting claims from the candidates against the facts.<p>The team, comprised of researchers, editors and reporters across CNN, picked the juiciest …

New Jersey

Sales Managers: How to Win at Joint Sales Calls

I had a great conversation with a highly talented VP of Sales of a successful sales organization the other day. We had a spirited debate about the …

Getting it Right the First Time: Better Sales Contracting for Busy B2B Sales Operations Leaders

You’ve worked the deal like a maestro, stage-managing every step of the opportunity, and your reward is, finally, <i>“Yes, I’d like to move forward.</i> …

Customer Service

Blog | Aviso

For many B2B technology sales leaders, it’s “nail biting” time. Many of us have an April 30th quarter end and we’re all trying to close as much as we …

Artificial Intelligence

How Programmatic Ad Buying Is Changing Mobile Advertising

If you haven’t heard of programmatic ad buying before, then now is the time to listen up. More than anything else, programmatic ad buying has …

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Writing

12 Characteristics of A Horrible Boss

We all have worked a job where the manager was absolutely dreadful. The type of boss that makes your job unbearable to a point where you feel like walking out during any given moment.<p>Unfortunately, there are a lot of horrible bosses out there and they can make even the funnest of jobs seem …

10 Time-Saving Language Learning Websites For Busy People

<b>If you’re reading this, chances are that you’re a busy person.</b><p>Either you’ve got a job you work hard at, a business you run yourself, or perhaps …

The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>1.</b> The Hungarian police fired tear gas and water cannons at migrants stuck on the Serbian side of the border after Hungary made it a crime to cross the razor-wire fence that separates the two countries.<p><b>2.</b> An 8.3-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Chile on Wednesday, shaking buildings in …

How Bill Gates Became a Leadership Legend

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This Entrepreneur.com "Best Read" was originally posted Sept. 15, 2015.</i><p>The born-a-leader/become-a-leader argument that has carried on for decades is refreshed with each extraordinary leader who takes the stage. The rise of Bill Gates is …

25 TED Talks That Will Make You a Better Leader

You can improve your skills by watching lectures from these amazing and brilliant individuals.<p>If you're the owner of a business or someone in a management position, then you know how often employees, colleagues, and partners turn to you when they have questions, concerns, or need advice. Not only …

What Presidential Candidates’ Body Language Reveals About Their Leadership Style

The 2016 presidential debates offer a great case study in how leaders display warmth and project power.<p>If you’re watching the GOP debate tonight to learn about the candidates’ leadership style from what they say, you won’t get the whole story. You might learn more about what type of leader they …

What to Do First When Managing Former Peers

<i>STEVEN MOORE FOR HBR</i><p>You just learned that you’ve been promoted and will now be managing a team of your former peers — exciting news! That is, until the moment you realize that your good fortune means disappointment for your coworkers who didn’t get the job. When you’re promoted over people who have …

20 cognitive biases that screw up your decisions

You make thousands of rational decisions every day - or so you think.<p>From what you'll eat throughout the day to whether you should make a big career …

Why have so many men stopped working?

Fifty years ago, nearly every single working-age American man had a job or was looking for one.<p>That's not the case anymore.<p>The labor force participation rate for men ages 25 to 54 stood at nearly 97% in 1965, but now hovers near a record low of 88%. That rate includes those who are working or have …

Income Inequality

DIY Cold-Brew Coffee

1. Combine 1/2 pound coffee grounds with 6 cups cold water in a large pitcher or glass jar. Let stand 5 minutes.<p>2. Add remaining coffee grounds and 3 cups cold water, making sure all the grounds are wet. Cover, and let steep, at room temperature for 12 hours or in the refrigerator for 24 hours.<p>3. …

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How to build an iPhone projector for less than $10

It's incredibly easy to build a projector for your smartphone. All you need are a few household items and a magnifying glass.<p>We needed a box that was at least 17 inches long for our 2X magnifying glass, so keep that in mind when selecting a box to use.<p><i>Produced by Matthew Stuart</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On …

Learning the Basics: Prototyping in JavaScript

In my book, Learning to Program, I teach the concepts, principles, and tools needed to program the right way. I’m not going to try to do that here. …

Prototyping

The Yeung sisters from Seattle successfully launched a DIY craft to the edge of space

In Seattle over this Labor Day Weekend, two curious young girls launched a homemade aircraft, hoping to reach the edge of space. And they did. …

Space Exploration

How I Failed, Failed, and Finally Succeeded at Learning How to Code

<i>The programming website Project Euler provides a plan for how to learn anything in fun, discrete steps</i><p>When Colin Hughes was about eleven years old his parents brought home a rather strange toy. It wasn't colorful or cartoonish; it didn't seem to have any lasers or wheels or flashing lights; the box …

Javvy is an interactive app that teaches you Java

Learning computer programming is hard, but Javvy wants to make it fun.<p>Learning a programming language is an intimidating experience. The terminology, semantics and rules can be to beginners. I know, I've tried to learn several times only to give up.<p>Javvy is a new app made by the same team behind …

Apps

4K is boring and other musings on the failures of innovation

The cardinal rule of technology is simple: It must never, ever, under any circumstances, be boring. The engine that motivates consumers to spend hundreds, if not thousands of dollars on a device that's not essential to furthering our lives is all down to the excitement it gives us. That's why IFA …

The 6 Note Taking Skills Every Student Should Master

April 22, 2014<br>In a fast-paced world where information travels at the speed of light, note taking skills can make all the difference between effective …

15 Grammatical Errors that Make You Look Silly

We’re big advocates of conversational writing that’s engaging, persuasive, and fun. So that means it’s perfectly fine to fracture the occasional …

Infographics