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5 steps to build emotional resilience at work

Most of the world’s population spends at least a third of their adult life at work. And if you’re anything like most people, you likely have a litany …

These Psychologists May Have Cracked the Code to Motivating Employees (and Retaining Them)

Spoiler: it's not about money<p>Did you know 66% of millennials plan to leave their current employer by 2020? Or that 72% of CEOs are worried about their ability to attract and retain talent with the right skills? These are just a few of the startling statistics facing today's small business owners, …

Human Resources

The workplaces of the future will be more human, not less

In the 18th century, those operating at the highest levels of society, from London to Moscow, needed to be able to speak French, then the language of …

How To Lead With Heart

It has been 15 years since Libby Sartain published <i>HR From the Heart</i>, and in that time I am not sure we have gotten any closer as HR executives to leading with feeling, purpose and values. C-level teams are more likely to discuss people-centric solutions and identify how business decisions align to …

Leadership

Confucius has a message for business leaders who want to succeed: reflect

One of the most admirable and arguably underrated qualities of leadership is the capacity for reflection. Confucius called it the most noble way to …

What to do when you are the new leader

As the new leader, the first 90 days is your “get ready” period when employee fears are assuaged, your values are declared and the picture of the …

Cryptocurrencies and blockchain: hype vs. reality

There certainly has been much excitement and anxiety in recent weeks about bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies and their ups and downs.<p>Relatively few …

Digital Advertisers Look To New, Game-Changing Platforms

Companies looking to promote their goods are turning to new advertising platforms as consumers explore emerging products such as virtual reality (VR) headsets, wearables, smart appliances, and other innovations. And it’s no secret that these emerging channels can impact the bottom line. According …

GitHub: Here are the biggest open source project trends we'll see in 2018

Users are starring projects where they can learn new coding skills, among other trends.<p>Building a slide deck, pitch, or presentation? Here are the …

Why companies should make security a key performance indicator

Making security a KPI for managers as well as rank-and-file employees will improve your company's cybersecurity, says Anchor CEO Eric Cole.<p>Businesses …

3 Blue-Chip Stocks Developing Their Own Blockchain Technology

Forget relying on cryptocurrencies. These established companies are creating their own blockchain technology.<p>Though cryptocurrencies have suffered …

Warren Buffett Says This 1 Simple Habit Separates Successful People From Everyone Else

Billionaire Warren Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, is 87 years old and still capturing the world's attention as the second …

7 Games Every Leader Should Be Playing (Besides Chess)

The games aren't always serious, but the way they develop your brain and skills sure is.<p>Business requires all kinds of skills and abilities, but if you think mastering them requires hours of seminars, training, classes or a bunch of expensive technology, well, you missed the memo: Board and card …

Board Games

This phishing trick steals your email and then fools your friends into downloading malware

Researchers have noticed a sudden spike in a phishing attack that sends malware-ridden attachments as replies to real email conversations.<p><i>Video: No</i> …

Follow these TED Talk techniques for a killer presentation

Whether you’re a seasoned speaker or a novice, you can write a speech on par with a TED Talk.<p>The following tips and techniques will help you discover …

DeepMind taught AI how to multitask using video games

Google’s DeepMind team last week revealed a speedy new approach to training deep learning networks that combines advanced algorithms and old school video games.<p>DeepMind, the team responsible for AlphaGo, appears to believe machines can learn like humans do. Using its own DMLab-30 training set, …

3 Ways To Ensure Your Audiences Never Forget What You Say

Follow these simple steps to ensure that you capture your audience's attention and change behavior.<p>Businesses spend a small fortune at events to educate and inspire their employees. Whether it be to stay abreast of the latest business trends and industry news in their fields, or sharpen their …

Profit

This handy app turns your LinkedIn profile into a gorgeous CV

While most websites let you apply for jobs straight with your LinkedIn profile, it doesn’t hurt to keep a polished CV around in case you need to submit one for the vacancies you’re eyeing. But building up a sleek resume could be a hassle, especially if you struggle with designing stuff.<p>Available …

Apps

Are You An Excellent Leader Or An Amazingly Excellent Leader?

“I hadn’t realized how entrenched I was in so many time-wasting habits until Ann Latham made them transparent. It’s almost embarrassing,” said Jim Goodwin, CEO of CHD.<p>Just a few days ago, I talked with another client who told me that after working with me, he can’t <i>not</i> see the lack of clarity …

Leadership

How to Become a Thought Leader

Now more than ever, getting your ideas heard online is tough. Here are six strategies to move you in the right direction.<p>The results of being a thought leader in your industry can be both life-changing and business-changing. The problem is, of course, the lack of a clear blueprint on how to become …

Marketing

The 1 Trait 94 Percent of C-Suite Women Share (And How to Get It)

You can get it even without enrolling in a single MBA class.<p>According to research conducted by Ernst & Young, there's one trait that is shared by a disproportionately high number of female executives. It's a trait that Meg Whitman, Indra Noovi, Marissa Mayer, and many other top female executives …

Ernst & Young

8 Essential Qualities That Define Great Leadership

Company leaders are facing a crisis. Nearly one-third of employees don’t trust management. In addition to this, employers now have to cater to the needs of the millennial generation. On average, after graduating from college, a millennial will change jobs four times before they are 32. Most of them …

Leadership

IBM, Walmart using blockchain to keep food fresh

Goldman Sachs, in a report published Monday, said it expects cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin to become worthless. However, IBM (NYSE:IBM) is making big bets on blockchain—the technology behind virtual currencies.<p>Bridget van Kralingen, IBM Global Industries senior vice president, told FOX Business’ …

What’s A Blockchain? Explaining The Technology Behind Bitcoin

The tech industry is loaded with buzzwords. This app disrupts <i>this</i>, this program gamifies <i>that</i>. So when you hear about the “blockchain” you might assume that it’s similar jargon. Another hot term which no one really understands. But though the latter part of that sentence might be true, the word …

What’s needed to unlock the real power of blockchain and distributed apps

There’s been a lot of hand-wringing about the future of blockchain lately.<p>With cryptocurrency prices reaching all-time highs and total market capitalization topping $800 billion recently, everyone wants to know if we’re witnessing the second coming of the internet or the craziest bubble of all …

Blockchain

The New Facebook Algorithm: Secrets Behind How It Works and What You Can Do To Succeed

<i>Too busy to read? Just click the play button below to listen to this post.</i><p>The Facebook algorithm is constantly evolving in order to provide a better …

Social Media

Finding Your Preferred Leadership Style Will Make You a Better Leader. Here's How

Which leadership style does your team need from you?<p>We all have things we do well. We all have things we prefer. In fact, every so often someone writes a book about finding your inner strength and exploiting it. This might help some folks, but it's just about the worst advice you can give anyone …

Leadership

LinkedIn and Microsoft make it easier than ever to build a standout résumé

Finding a job may never be a walk in the park, but with an impressive résumé, it doesn’t have to be an odyssey either. Here to help you make the most …

5 Quotes From Greek Philosophers for When You Need a Productivity Pick-Me-Up

These ancient words of wisdom can apply to your business.<p>Everyone loves a good inspirational quote to get us into the frame of my mind that we want to be in throughout the day. You see them everywhere on social media, I post many of my favorites here throughout the week.<p>I pick the ones for me based …

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