Alan Hanssen

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5 Ways To Experience Flow And Get Crazy Productive

The average person has 70,000 thoughts each day, and if you don’t learn to organize them, they have the potential to wreak havoc on your productivity.<p>When you succumb to the flurry of thoughts running through your head, your mind becomes disorganized, and the more you ruminate on intrusive …

51 universal truths that will make you more successful

I've been a journalist for the better part of two decades and during that time I've interviewed and written about thousands of people in various stages of success, from CEOs of multibillion-dollar companies to entrepreneurs launching startups, to entrepreneurs shutting down their startups, to CEOs …

Startups

7 Career Mistakes That Are Holding You Back From Success

Are you dreaming big enough?<p><i>What are the common mistakes people make that ruin their lives? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Lukas Schwekendiek, life coach, speaker, and writer, on …

5 Productivity Hacks For Busy Entrepreneurs

MacGyver would have killed it as an entrepreneur.<p>Why?<p>In business – particularly in startups – resourcefulness rules. Everyone I know who has successfully bootstrapped and started a company is really good at getting a lot done with just a little. A friend of mine who started a church told me that …

Productivity

Why Successful Leaders Don't Have An Open Door Policy

What if one of the most widely revered management practices was completely wrong? Is it possible that the “open door policy” is harmful to managers and individual contributors alike?<p>Could it be that the “open door” just enables individual contributors to delegate their problems back onto management?<p>…

Employment

How A CIO Becomes An Agile Leader

The evolving role of a CIO requires a perspective beyond technology alone. A modern CIO’s role centers on how to better enable decision-making, with the skillful use of technology, information, and knowledge. They need to know the line between what needs to be standardized and planned, and what …

Vmware

Ten Bad Habits That Could End Your Career

Dear Liz,<p>I’m the HR Manager in a great company. Our CEO asked me to coach a young manager who is having some trouble. We’ll call the young manager Jake. Jake is a super-smart guy but he wields his intelligence like a club.<p>He gets into arguments with people and destroys them logically, so he wins …

Five Things That Matter More Than Qualifications

Reading job ads can destroy your self-esteem. When you read job ads you start to think that your incredible experience and talents count for nothing, because every employer seems to ask for the moon.<p>They don’t just ask for the moon — they want a few stars and planets, too! It’s ridiculous. Who’s …

9 Phrases Smart People Never Use In Conversation

We’ve all said things that people interpreted much differently than we thought they would. These seemingly benign comments lead to the awful feeling that only comes when you’ve planted your foot firmly into your mouth.<p>Verbal slip-ups often occur because we say things without knowledge of the subtle …

5 pasteles salados muy muy fáciles y ricos a más no poder

Hoy vengo con unas cuantas recetas que se que os encantarán. Viendo algunos de los blogs que sigo habitualmente he dado cuenta de que somos muchos a …

How To Overcome Your Resistance To Coaching

How does it feel when you’re told that you need a coach, whether it’s your boss or someone else? For many managers it feels like a kick in the gut, a clear sign that you’re doing something wrong and your job might be in trouble. For others, who might be resistant to coaching in general, it raises …

Leadership

Six steps to stronger willpower

Besides intelligence, willpower is meant to be the single most important trait for success in life. In our latest SmartList, we explain simple ways to improve your self-control.<p>Intriguingly, the UK Prime Minister David Cameron claims to use this strategy before important meetings. The idea is that …

11 Tricks Steve Jobs, Elon Musk and Other Famous Execs Use to Run Meetings

Advertisement<p>Musk has incredibly high standards. He has a reputation for firing people if they miss a deadline. So if you’re meeting with him at …

Salmón con espárragos verdes y patatas. Un plato completo para el día a día

¿Sabías que la decantación de un vino que no necesita mucha oxigenación es diferente a la decantación de un vino cerrado? El procedo de decantar un …

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Business School

Cómo hacer salmón ahumado casero con toque de Bourbon

Me encantan las recetas que nos permiten hacer platos caros de forma muy económica en casa. Y si quedan tan ricos como este <b>salmón ahumado casero con</b> …

Clayton Christensen

Crispy Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus Recipe

Pork is easiest to thaw when placed in the refrigerator in its original wrapping. Small roasts will take three to five hours per pound, while larger …

We Still Don’t Know the Difference Between Change and Transformation

It’s been almost 10 years since HBR published John Kotter’s classic article,”Why Transformation Efforts Fail.” And although his suggestions for how to improve the odds have been widely accepted, the success rate of major corporate change programs remains essentially unchanged — it still hovers at …

Todas las temperaturas del Universo reunidas en una genial infografía

Del cero absoluto al "calor" absoluto. De los -273,15 grados celsius, la temperatura teórica más baja posible, a los 1.420 x 10^30, o temperatura de …