Alberto Zuñiga

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Clay Christensen says everyone misunderstands his theory of disruption — here's what it really means

The terms "disruptive innovation" and "disruptive technology" are at risk of becoming meaningless buzzwords, according to Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen, who introduced his theory of disruption 20 years ago.<p>As the number of "unicorn" companies, those valued at $1 billion or …

13 High Paying Tech Careers You Can Get Without A College Degree

Who said you need a college degree to earn the big bucks? It’s a common misconception that if you don’t have a bachelor’s, you’ll be stuck in minimum wage all your life. In reality, there are plenty of jobs out there that won’t make you take out a billion student loans. Here are 13 lucrative tech …

Employment

This Is What Actually Makes You Happy in a Relationship

Whether you’ve found Mr. Right or are wondering if your bae is just Ms. Right Now, you may have turned to relationship science or compatibility questions to figure out the secrets to lasting love. There are even relationship analyzer apps out there now, in case you think you might be “wasting your …

Relationships

Can data save democracy?

In the past decade, there’s been a steady breakdown of democracy in America.<p>Between Donald Trump’s demagoguery, ongoing government-sanctioned mass surveillance, and an electoral process dictated by media and money, even the concept of democracy is dangerously open to interpretation.<p>Data, that …

Big Data

4 Fundamental Things Good Leaders Always Do -- And Never Do

<b>1. Make sure praise flows to those who deserve it</b> - As the old (but true) leadership saying goes, “Give credit, take accountability.” Effective leaders know that thoughtful recognition for strong performance is a fine way to encourage more of the same in the future, and are eager to provide praise …

Leadership

4 Ways Sleeping Naked Makes You Healthier and Wealthier

What if I told you in just 10 seconds a day, you can sleep better, make more money, reduce stress, and lose weight? Sleeping naked can do all these things and more. All you have to do is take off your clothes. While there are countless strategies floating around out there to help you improve in …

How to Free Yourself from Your Brain

On many fronts people feel the urge to change their lives--so why don't they succeed? We live in therapeutic times. Advice surrounds us about …

12 Self-Awareness Exercises That Fuel Happiness and Success

An old African proverb says, "When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside can do you no harm."<p>Self-awareness is one of the most important skills for success. How you behave and respond to external situations is governed by internal mental processes. Self-awareness uncovers any destructive …

These guys created an app that stops college students from using their phones — and it's so successful they dropped out of college

Richardson, a computer science major, noticed something that was bugging him.<p>While in class, everyone was looking at their phones, texting, and doing whatever, with "no one paying attention to the teachers" as Gardner recalls.<p>The more they talked about it, the more annoyed they were. If technology …

Everyone Should Be Able To Explain Quantum Computing Like Justin Trudeau

When Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau schooled a journalist on the basics of quantum computing yesterday, I was initially as charmed and …

Quantum Computing

How To Reprogram Your Mind For Success

Way too many people have already decided that a job is a way to pay the bills and nothing more. They reached that conclusion after beating their head against the wall trying to get more out of a job than just a paycheck, to no avail.<p>There’s no question that the world is full of dysfunctional …

Customer Service

5 Reasons Why You Should Build A Small Business — Not A Start-up

BY <b>JON WESTENBERG</b><p>I know we all want to do important things. We all want to work on important products, start important companies and accomplish tasks …

Small Business

These Jaw-Dropping Facts Will Change Your Mind About the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (or, IoT) is the connection of formerly unconnected things to the Internet, and it comes in many shapes and sizes. A wearable technology device, like the <b>Apple</b> (NASDAQ: AAPL) Watch, is an IoT device, and so is a car that receives over-the-air updates to its software, like …

The 12 most impressive social good innovations from March

It takes a little help from everyone — activists, scientists, engineers and artists — to make the world a better place. And every day, there are new …

Sustainability

7 Essential Qualities Of True, Lasting Love

Love can be called a feeling. But love is also work. It requires action, intention, and openness to sustain love over years or decades. As a student …

10 Signs You and Your Partner Are a Great Match

No couple is perfect, but you two are pretty close.<p>You’re pretty sure you’ve finally found that right person for you. You know, the one who listens intently while you vent about your grueling day at work and is there to hold you tightly on the couch with your Netflix queue already lined up. But how …

University of Chicago

15 Compliments Your Guy Will TOTALLY Love ❤ - INFORMATION NIGERIA

How far can flattery get you? Pretty far, research suggests. In fact, according to one study, praise helps people to believe in themselves and …

9 Limiting Thoughts That Will Stop You From Starting A Business

Many people would like to set up a business and fulfill their dreams. Not so many actually decide to try, though. Thousands of projects stay in …

Motivation

How to start a business with almost no money

You're willing to take some risks, like leaving your current job or going without personal revenue for a while.<p>But there's one logistical hurdle stopping you: You don't have much money.<p><b>Related: 7 Myths About Starting a Business That I Used to Believe</b><p>On the surface, this seems like a major problem, …

How to Keep Things Exciting Even When You've Been Dating Forever

Dating coach and Cosmo columnist Matthew Hussey tells you how to keep your sex life stronger for longer.<p>One of the greatest things about being coupled up is having someone you trust to sexually explore with, right? In new hookups, people don't know our boundaries or the secrets of what we're really …

7 science-backed tips for reading faster and retaining more

But as modern readers, it's hard to find time to spend in their company.<p>Adding to that is the fact that, even when we do find the time, it's not always a given that we'll retain what we've read.<p>But what if we could? Would you feel more confident at work? Would you start a new project? Would you be …

3 Shortcuts to Success Every High Achiever Uses (That You Don’t)

Yes, there is a shortcut to success, and it’s not working harder — it’s working smarter.<p>The other day, someone commented on a Facebook post of mine …

Self-improvement

The Unexpected Secret to Effective Leadership: Listening

You have all of the qualities of a good leader: You are sincere, honest, accountable, and have a respectable attitude. However, there is one key …

Employment

Why the US Is Buying Up So Many UK Artificial Intelligence Companies

DeepMind, SwiftKey, VocalIQ—Does the UK need to worry about a brain drain in artificial intelligence?<p>Autonomy, DeepMind, SwiftKey, VocalIQ. Each are British artificial intelligence and machine learning startups bought by US tech giants—HP, Google, Microsoft, and Apple, respectively.<p>And they're …

This Is What a Good Résumé Looks Like: 8 Ways to Polish Your CV

You may rehearse every possible interview question a million times, agonize over your outfit, and perfect your handshake, but the most important message you can send isn’t in person. It’s on paper. A résumé is your foot in the door and the document that will carry you through that first …

Employment

Entry-level to CEO: 11 online classes to improve your interpersonal skills

Whenever I used to meet charismatic people, I automatically assumed they were just lucky to be born with great genetics — while I was the unfortunate …

Emotional Intelligence

​How (and Why) Your Brain Makes Its Own Cannabinoids

A crash course on the endocannabinoid system in preparation of the premier of 'Weediquette.'<p>As you probably already know, unlike water, potatoes, and many top-selling pharmaceutical drugs, it's virtually impossible to fatally overdose on marijuana.<p>What you might not realize, however, is that this …

Neuroscience says these five rituals will help your brain stay in peak condition

Thanks to improvements in medicine, more of us are living longer. That makes we have a heightened investment in making sure our brains stay in shape as we age, too. While an increased life expectancy will not necessarily lead to a higher incidence of cognitive disorders, Alzheimer’s alone is …

The Brain