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The Most Successful Brands Focus on Users — Not Buyers

What makes a brand successful in the digital age? A joint study by SAP, Siegel+Gale, and Shift Thinking suggests that digital brands don’t just do things differently; they also think differently. Where traditional brands focus on positioning their brands in the <i>minds</i> of their customers, digital …

Customer Experience

Whiteboard Session: How Traditional Business Metrics Are Outdated

Ubiquitous AR to dominate focused VR by 2022

Tim Merel Contributor<p>Tim Merel is managing director of Digi-Capital.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>The new reality of mobile AR and computer vision venture capital<br>• How ARKit will make more money than ARCore or Camera Effects (for now)<p>AR (mobile AR, smartglasses) could approach three and a half …

Ikigai - Visualizing the Japanese Concept of Life's Purpose

Ikigai is a Japanese concept that explains how a person can enjoy life. To illustrate this concept, a 4-sided Venn diagram was created by Dan …

7 Things Your Psychologist Wishes You Knew About Self-Esteem

Self-esteem can be a slippery concept. It's hard to quantify just how we feel about ourselves and our self-worth, but low self-esteem is definitively …

10 reasons you should wake up earlier and how to do it

“Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise” - Ben Franklin<p>“Put no trust in the benefits to accrue from early rising, as …

How To Practise Self-Care In 2018 For A Happier You

'To bloom, we need to nurture and nourish ourselves.'<p>Traditional New Year’s resolutions can often focus on physical health and fitness, but January …

This 5-Minute Finisher Is Known As "Dumbbell Hell" For a Reason

Add these presses to your next upper-body day<p>Looking for a new way to give your arms a workout? Try something trainer Bobby Maximus, author of <i>Maximus Body</i> from <i>Men’s Health</i> likes to call “dumbbell hell.”<p>All you’ll need for this workout are two dumbbells—Maximus uses two 25-pounders—and some way to …

Why You Need an Imaginary Scapegoat

Cat Yu for HBR DJ Khaled, the one-man internet meme, is known for warning his tens of millions of social media followers about a group of villains …

In 6 Words, Elon Musk Explained Why So Many People Are Afraid to Take Risks and Achieve Greatness

It's the most rational reason imaginable--but it can lead to a boring, ordinary life.<p><i>This series examines the stories behind some of the best inspiring quotes of all time. Check out the full list: the best inspirational quotes for 2018.</i><p>The most powerful threat to greatness isn't evil. It's …

Are Your Emotions Hijacking You?

Feelings are Dylan McDermott and emotions are Dermot Mulroney. People sometimes have a hard time remembering which Dermot(t) is which.<p>There's a …

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

Job Interviews

5 Steps to Help Yourself Recover from a Setback

This was not your best week. Something didn’t go right. Let’s say it was a negotiation that didn’t play out your way.What do you do afterward? You …

Don’t Let Your Inner Fears Limit Your Career

CHAYAPON BOOTBOONNEAM/EYEEM/GETTY IMAGESFear is a natural and universal human phenomenon, affecting top executives as much as anyone else. The …

The 8 Types of Company Culture

Your 7 chakras, explained—plus how to tell if they’re blocked

Odds are, if you’ve attended a yoga class, group meditation, or indulged in an hourlong reiki session, your instructor or practitioner most likely …

Spirituality

8 Carbs You Should Stop Eating in 2018 For Weight Loss, According To A Nutritionist

Not all carbs are bad for you. The best ones are converted to energy your body can use to exercise and burn fat. The worst ones just become fat. …

Russische U-Boote nahe Datenkabeln machen Nato nervös

Am Grund des Atlantiks liegen Datenkabel, die den Internet- und Telefonverkehr zwischen Europa und Nordamerika sicherstellen. Entlang der …

15 Things Psychologists Wish You Knew Can Gradually Destroy Self-Esteem

It can be tough to step outside yourself, and truly recognize what affects your self-esteem. That's because nobody wakes up in the morning <i>wanting</i> to …

Self-help

'But What If I F*ck It Up? - How To Tackle Chronic Self-Doubt

Have you ever had the feeling of being so sure you won't get that dream job, you don't even bother applying?<p>The slimy certainty that you just can't, …

Self-help

Having A "WHY" In Life Is Useful; You Can Call It "PURPOSE".

"He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how." Friedrich NietzscheI believe the purpose is very important. Its what drives us. It's like …

To Get People to Change, Make Change Easy

It is 9:00AM in our New York City office, and one of us (Jordan) stops by the fifth-floor kitchen to pick up a free piece of fruit — a healthy perk that Weight Watchers offers its employees. When he arrives, he faces a familiar sight: the bananas are already gone and only the oranges remain. When …

Stop Hiring for Culture Fit

I really dislike the term “A player.” It implies a grading system that can determine who will be best for a position. HR people always ask how Netflix, where I served as chief talent officer from 1998 to 2012, managed to hire only A players. I say, “There’s an island populated exclusively by A …

"Glück ist, wenn das Gehirn die Klappe hält"

Mo Gawdat musste einen schweren Schicksalsschlag verkraften und ist dennoch nicht verzweifelt. Der Ingenieur und Buchautor hat eine Formel …

This 2 Step Process Can Move You Out of Fear and Into Action

You don't have to be a Jedi master to overcome fear and find success. Just ask yourself this question.<p>With Yoda's focus on purpose, perseverance, intuition and courage, the Jedi Master could be the poster puppet for entrepreneurship.<p>And no emotion can lead an entrepreneur to the Dark Side faster …

By Asking Himself This 9-Word Question, Tim Ferriss Changed His Life

In his most recent book, <i>Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice from the Best in the World,</i> Tim Ferriss openly admits to having at least a partial mid-life crises.<p>Having turned 40 in the year 2017, having had several friends die, and many other key events occur, Ferriss sat to his journal (a common …

Tim Ferriss

Seven In-the-Moment Tools to Lessen Anxiety

Over many years of work with people who struggle with anxiety, I've seen that the techniques that change one person's life may not be nearly as …

11 Little Mental Health Tips That Therapists Actually Give Their Patients

The goal of therapy is to give you the tools and strategies for navigating whatever is going on in your life—from stress or relationship issues to …

21 tips to boost confidence

Celebs make confidence look easy, but the truth is, we can all rock the confident look and feel it too – no magic potions needed. In 21 simple ways, …

3 Tools That Can Help You Calm Your Mind and Let Go of Anxiety

<b>“I vow to let go of all worries and anxiety in order to be light and free.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh</b><p>I've struggled with anxiety throughout my life. A …

Self Compassion