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How to Prepare the Next Generation for Jobs in the AI Economy

Most of us regard self-driving cars, voice assistants, and other artificially intelligent technologies as revolutionary. For the next generation, however, these wonders will have always existed. AI for them will be more than a tool; in many cases, AI will be their co-worker and a ubiquitous part of …

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Why (and How) HR Needs to Act More Like Marketing

At this point, we all know that company culture plays a pivotal role in companies hurtling into out digital transformations. This is particularly true for the marketing department, which is changing at such a break-neck pace that marketing success now depends heavily on support from HR to identify …

5 Mistakes Employees Make When Challenging the Status Quo

It’s time for companies to embrace their rebel talent as a way to foster innovation, employee engagement, and change from within.<p>But what happens when a brave employee decides to challenge organizational conformity and offer new ideas that she sincerely believes would improve operations, before the …

Four Generations, Four Ways To Boost Your Career

When you’re on the job hunt, it’s essential to keep an eye out for elements of the job that motivate you most. Looking for a bigger salary or flexibility to do your work where ever, whenever you want? Or maybe you’re more interested in the challenges and excitement of the job, regardless of the …

Millennials Are Loading Up On Their Vegetables

The rest of us should follow their lead.<p>It’s no secret that most Americans do a pretty lousy job when it comes to following mom’s advice to eat their vegetables.<p>In fact, according to estimates from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, less than 10 percent of Americans eat the …

Why Does the World Get to Change, but the Conversation About Millennials Doesn't?

The world has experienced dramatic changes over the past 11 years. So why is the conversation about Millennials still the same?<p>There I was, sitting in a management team meeting with roughly 30 of my colleagues. The next-youngest person in the room was 20 years older than I was. As a group, we were …

Why Flex-Hours Will Save Your Millennial Workforce

Use these three tools to help your business retain its millennial workforce.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>“I had to leave,” she said.<p>Dianne, a tech-savvy marketer in Albuquerque, just accepted a flex-hours position at a software company. The decision to quit her …

How to Change from a Manager to a Leader in 5 Steps

Being a manager may earn you a salary. You may work in a large corporation as a manager, or you may simply be stuck in a managerial position in your …

Generation Z Sparks a Retail Tech Revolution

<b>Experts explain how the youngest generations are driving retailers to use data analytics technologies that merge in-store with online shopping</b> …

Dejen de condescender a los jóvenes y comiencen a escucharlos

A menudo me preguntan cuál es la mejor manera de comunicarse con los jóvenes, supongo que porque mis novelas y videos en YouTube tienen una audiencia …

La Generación "X"

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Why a Successful Millennial Says You Should Quit Social Media (and What You Should Do Instead)

Georgetown professor and author Cal Newport explains why social media is killing your career.<p>Cal Newport is a busy man: He's an associate professor of computer science at Georgetown University, the author of several successful books and also runs a widely-read blog.<p>But you won't find Newport …

11 Habits Of Ridiculously Likable People

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few -- the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented. It's easy to fall prey to this misconception.<p>When I speak to smaller audiences, I often ask …

Emotional Intelligence

4 Ways to Live a Happier Life, According to Research

Much of being an adult is about controlling your emotions — or even dampening them.<p>But in the end, you want all these adult-y things you do to lead …

Don't Quit Your Job If Your Boss Displays These 5 Awesome Habits

Your Millennials will especially appreciate these leadership traits.<p>A 2014 leadership study I read about recently gave me pause. The results concerned me since I write so frequently about how leadership is the reason companies succeed or fail.<p>The research found that 85 percent of global companies …

15 super basic questions to help you uncover your hidden talent

You are brilliant, and not on some <i>self-helpy, abracadabra</i> type stuff. In the same way that your DNA and fingerprints are entirely unique, you posses …