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The Best Business Books of 2017

Read one. Better yet, read them all. My list of the best business books of 2017.<p>Finding great books that provide new ways to look at the same problems can be all you need to take your business -- and yourself -- to greater heights.<p>But that means finding great books filled with ideas and …

Try These Resume Templates For Every Stage Of Your Career

Try these eight tips to highlight your strengths right at the top of your resume, no matter where in your career you might be.<p>You know you’re supposed to tailor your resume for every job you apply to. But while that’s true, there are a few changes you can make to your resume depending on your …

Writing

This notebook was rejected on Shark Tank but helped its company make $10 million

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon Think you have the next big idea? It's probably crossed your mind to try your luck on "Shark Tank."<p>Over the past eight seasons, …

Kevin O'Leary

13 habits to give up if you want to be more confident

Real confidence is not narcissism.<p>Although the two often get confused, people with narcissistic tendencies need everyone to think that they're special. They have a need for admiration and a sense of entitlement that's rooted in deep-seeded insecurities. Authentic confidence has nothing to do with …

Self-help

I've been perfecting résumés for 15 years — here's the best advice I can give

My recommendations below are for a professional with 10-25 years experience.<p>For those with fewer than 10 years, you're likely better off with a one-page résumé, for those with more than 25 years and at very senior levels, three may sometimes be appropriate.<p>(But seriously, if that's you, you …

Employment

32 brilliant questions to ask at the end of every job interview

You should be assessing the employer just as much as they're assessing you, because you both need to walk away convinced that the job would be a great fit.<p>So when the tables are turned and the interviewer asks, "Do you have any questions for me?" take advantage of this opportunity. It's the best …

Employment

19 Blog Sites To Help Commercial Translators

There are many challenges awaiting a fresh translator. A new translator needs to be aware of what to expect—what is computer assisted translation; …

The Great Grammar Debate: 5 Books on How to Write ‘Right’

If, as Oliver Kamm writes in his new book <i>Accidence Will Happen</i>, “learning rules of language is part of what it is to be human,” then arguing over what those rules are, and if they matter, is most certainly another part. Can you start a sentence with ‘hopefully?’ Is confusing ‘it’s’ and ‘its’ an …

Writing

Science Finally Figured Out How to Make Coffee Even Better

As it turns out, making a great cup of coffee is not so much about what you put into it once it’s brewed—it actually depends on what you do to the …

Coffee

4 claves para entender el Plan Cóndor, la empresa de la muerte creada por regímenes militares en Sudamérica

Este viernes, se cerró en Argentina uno de los últimos capítulos de la Guerra Fría en América Latina. Y con él una herida profunda que cruza al menos seis países.<p>En una sala de tribunales de Buenos Aires se dictó sentencia en el <b>megajuicio contra 18 militares por el denominado Plan Cóndor</b>, la …

Cómo usar Google Maps sin conexión a internet

Te vas de viaje a una zona remota donde tu teléfono no tiene conexión. O quedaste con unos amigos en un local que no conoces en el centro de tu ciudad... y antes de llegar resulta que agotaste tu plan de datos.<p>Desde que el servicio de mapas Google Maps, creado en 2005, se convirtió en la forma más …

The career advice no one tells you

Most people have “okay” jobs. We go to work, do what we have to do from 9 to 5, come back home, maybe hang out with friends, and do it all over again the next day. There’s nothing wrong with this.<p>But some people perform at a totally different level. They’re the people who land executive level …

Employment

5 apps for exploring a new city like a local

There are some things everybody knows about New Yorkers. They pay exorbitant rents, they worship pizza and they never hang out in Times Square.<p>But …

A Harvard psychologist reveals the quickest way to boost confidence when you're nervous

Her theory: Stand like Wonder Woman for two minutes before a big meeting or event, and your confidence will spike — as if by magic.<p>Four years later, the Harvard psychologist has released a book on the virtues of changing your posture to change your attitude.<p>It's called "Presence: Bringing Your …

Public Speaking

¿Qué Representan los Personajes de Mafalda?

The following article is part of the <i>Spanish Friday</i> initiative that promotes blogging in Spanish.<p><i>El siguiente artículo es parte de la iniciativa</i> …

10 travel apps that will make you feel like a local

From sleeping in a local's apartment to getting them to cook you a meal there, these 10 apps will turn you into an insider anywhere you go.

Apps

Mafalda: la historieta y la historia

Un libro que le sigue la pista en sus contextos históricos a la célebre niña creada por Quino en 1964, es la obra que trae a Chile a la académica …

When Culture Doesn’t Translate

Until recently most of us worked in organizations that were largely local. We interacted with colleagues and clients who were with us and culturally like us. Fellow staff members were often in the same building and at the very least were in the same country, which meant that they had similar ways …

How to Get Employees Excited to Do Their Work

What keeps you up at night as a manager? Are you worried about hitting your numbers? How to boost the results of lower performers? What about how to keep top performers motivated?<p>We often believe that the most effective way to respond to these concerns is to directly tell our employees what to do. …

How to Embrace Complex Change

Lee Wright<p>Denise Wang felt settled in her life in London. She had a great job as the divisional marketing chief at a UK-based consumer goods company; a supportive husband, Phil, who was a partner in an international consultancy; and two daughters, eight and 10, who had for the previous three years …

Cómo recuperar fotos borradas por error del móvil

Publicado 04/08/2015 8:59:33CET<p>TextoNoticia" id="CuerpoNoticia" itemprop="articleBody"><p>MADRID, 4 Ago. (Portaltic) -<p>Pongámonos en situación: estamos …

Prevent Email Horror with a 2-Minute Send Delay

Marketing manager Grier was just plain tired of colleagues playing the expert in her domain. When a designer sent her an e-mail questioning her choice of quotes for a new product brochure, she snapped.<p>“How about you do your job, and I’ll do mine!” she typed back rapidly and punched “send.” A split …

When an Employee Quits and You Didn’t See It Coming

It’s Friday afternoon and one of your employees asks for a private meeting. Before you even close the door, she tells you she’s found another job and is leaving the company. Once you get over the shock, how should you respond? How do you cover her responsibilities? And how do you make sure that the …

The Best Personal Finance Apps

There are thousands of personal finance apps for iPhones, iPads and Android phones and tablets. So many, in fact, that choosing the few that will …

Personal Finance

All Your Clothes Are Made With Exploited Labor

Patagonia tried to stop human trafficking in its supply chain, but, as recently as 2011, internal audits found continuing abuses. Is the problem too massive for companies to solve?<p>In the more than 40 years since its founding as a clothing company, Patagonia has become a symbol of well-heeled …

Patagonia

How to Use Your LinkedIn Profile to Power a Career Transition

Kenneth Andersson for HBR<p>Are you raring to change careers? Break into a whole new line of work that makes you leap out of bed, happy to go to work every day? Parlay personal passions into professional endeavors? Or focus on a different clientele, type of product, or service?<p>We all know the power of …

Employment

Why the world is addicted to debt

DEBT is the "vital air of modern commerce". Those words were spoken by Daniel Webster, an American senator, in 1834, when America’s bond market was …