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Investment bank internships: a guide for MBAs

French philosophers are generally not part of the curriculum covering the skills needed for investment banking and financial modelling. However, with …

HEC Paris dean Peter Todd on his plans for the business school

When Peter Todd accepted the role of dean at HEC Paris, he was aware that he would have a difficult and unusual act to follow.<p>The 57-year-old …

This Interval Workout Is Science-Proven to Amp V02 Max Better than Others

Interval KingThis type of HIIT is best for V02 Max, according to science.Have you ever wondered how your favorite types of exercise stack up against …

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Publications | IMD Business School

Latest Tomorrow's Challenges<p>We live in an era of unprecedented change and transformation. Technological, demographic, environmental and social …

Publications | IMD Business School

Latest Tomorrow's Challenges<p>The dealings that have been revealed between Cambridge Analytica and Facebook have all the trappings of a Hollywood …

Publications | IMD Business School

Latest Tomorrow's Challenges<p>We live in an era of unprecedented change and transformation. Technological, demographic, environmental and social …

IBM's 5 in 5: The five ideas that will change your life

From DNA medical treatments to digital guardians, IBM's annual "5 in 5" list looks at the things that will change our lives in the next five years.<p>Imagine doctors using your own DNA in diagnosing and treating you for everything from cancer to heart disease to stroke. According to researchers at …

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Design Thinking as a Strategy for Innovation

How do you create a strategy for guaranteeing that innovation and creativity flourish in your organization?<p>When design principles are applied to …

Erik Hirsch on private equity

The chief investment officer of a big fund of funds explains why top-quartile performance is no longer enough.<p><b>Erik Hirsch is the chief investment</b> …

Building a better partnership between finance and strategy

The growing strategic role of CFOs may create tension with top strategists. That’s a missed opportunity for teaming up to improve company performance.<p>…

Grow fast or die slow: The double-edged sword of M&A

Our latest research on growth in software and online-services companies has some surprising findings about the benefits and risks of buying</b> …

The Innovative Mindset Your Company Can’t Afford to Lose

What’s a parent to do when he learns that his child has a chronic disease such as type 1 diabetes? If you are like Lane Desborough, you don’t wait passively for progress, you connect with others who are likeminded—and then you start a company.<p>Type 1 diabetes renders the pancreas incapable of …

Why Organizations Don’t Learn

Virtually all leaders believe that to stay competitive, their enterprises must learn and improve every day. But even companies revered for their dedication to continuous learning find it difficult to always practice what they preach.<p>Consider Toyota: Continuous improvement is one of the pillars of …

The Best Carbs for Getting Leaner and Stronger (Updated!)

In recent years, while the rest of the world continued to live in fear of fat, the fitness community totally embraced it. Carbohydrates became the …

The Bench Press: Benefits and Risks

After curls, the bench press might be the most vilified lift among functional training enthusiasts and some in the weightlifting community. First, I …

How To Improve Shoulder Mobility

 Mind Pump is an online radio show/podcast that has been described as Howard Stern meets fitness. It is sometimes raw, sometimes shocking and is …

4 Rotator Cuff Exercises That You Should Be Doing (and Why)

If you want a short, simple exercise routine for strengthening your rotator cuffs (and know why it's important), you want to read this article. …

Biomechanics

Training Plans

Using a Training Plan is a great way to set your goals, whether it is Crossfit, weightlifting or gymnastics! Our Training plan directory features …

22 business books that blew my mind

<i>I am often asked for tips on good books to read. Recently I have posted an article in Russian listing my favourite business books, which got over 70</i> …

How to prepare for an informational interview

Really lost with your job search? A great way to narrow down your options is to schedule 10 informational interviews with executives from different …

5 Myths -- and One Really Big Truth -- About Being an Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Do you dream of starting the next Snapchat or GrubHub? With an abundance of business success stories permeating every corner of the media, most aspiring entrepreneurs don’t get to hear about the reality of what business ownership is like …

20 Misused Words That Make Smart People Look Dumb

We’re all tempted to use words that we’re not too familiar with.<p>If this were the only problem, I wouldn’t have much to write about. That’s because we’re cautious with words we’re unsure of and, thus, they don’t create much of an issue for us.<p>It’s the words that we think we’re using correctly that …

Language

Lighten Up to Bulk Up

<b></b>Lighten Up to Bulk UpIt’s one of the most popular assumptions in all of gymdom: To get big muscles, you need to lift big weights. Fitness culture is …

Exercise

The Paleo Diet: So Easy a Caveman Could Do It

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8 ways to have more and better sex in the new year

The new year season has become synonymous with improvement—whether it's deciding to get that ripped six pack you've always wanted or promising you …

Joe Manganiello's Upper-Body Workout

Every Ab-Ripping Exercise from The 21-Day Shred

It’s always best knowing what you’re walking into, good or bad. The good thing about <i>The 21-Day Shred</i> is that you’re actually going to see some …

Fitness

25 brutal workout finishers for rapid fat loss and muscle-building

Full-body flush<p>The full body flush is the ultimate finisher to boost your metabolism and fully deplete each muscle at the end of any workout. The …

Why You Need Water Between Alcoholic Drinks

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