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Want a High-Performing Team? Create an Atmosphere of 'Relaxed Intensity'--Here's How

The term "relaxed intensity" may seem contradictory but it sure as heck isn't counter-productive.<p>We're all looking for an edge to boost team performance or experience based secrets to success. One thing's for sure, any formula for success requires an intense commitment.<p>But this is trickier than it …

Leadership

The 32 best things we ever bought on Amazon for under $25

<i>The Insider Picks 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<p>Amazon, land of 1 million things you need and 5 million options for each of them, has quickly become the one-stop shop for an insane …

Shopping

3 Stocks to Hold for the Next 20 Years

When you plan to hold a stock for decades, only the best will do.<p>Holding a stock for decades, through brutal ups and downs, is hard. The temptation …

Investing

Want to Be a Stronger Leader? Use this Map to Improve Your Alliances and Relationships

Design thinking applies to relationships, too. Use this simple map to move from "here" to "there."<p>Relationships and alliances help you build momentum and move closer to your goals, They influence your outlooks and attitudes about what's happening around you. They even affect your longevity, …

Leadership

5 Scientifically-Based Presentation Hacks to Captivate Any Audience

Your audience gets bored easily. Create multisensory experiences to keep their attention.<p>Molecular biologist John Medina once told me, "The brain does not pay attention to boring things." The statement profoundly shaped my approach to communication skills. My mission is to give readers the tools …

Public Speaking

How to Ask Great Questions

Much of an executive’s workday is spent asking others for information—requesting status updates from a team leader, for example, or questioning a counterpart in a tense negotiation. Yet unlike professionals such as litigators, journalists, and doctors, who are taught how to ask questions as an …

Psychology

There’s No Good Alternative to Investing in R&D

Even companies that claim to have a long-term orientation worry about whether R&D is worth the investment. Sarah Williamson is the CEO of FCLTGlobal (formerly Focusing Capital on the Long Term), an organization cofounded in 2016 by BlackRock, CPPIB, Dow Chemical, McKinsey, and Tata Sons to …

Innovation

A Simple Tool to Start Making Decisions with the Help of AI

There is no shortage of hot takes regarding the significant impact that artificial intelligence (AI) is going to have on business in the near future. Much less has been written about how, exactly, companies should get started with it. In our research and in our book, we begin by distilling AI down …

Machine Learning

How to ‘reboot’ your creative brain and refresh your focus in 15 minutes or less

In today’s information-obsessed world, our minds are in constant overdrive.<p>Your brain is a living, inventive, and rapidly renewing organ that needs …

Creativity

Design Thinking: Wie biedere Konzerne kreativ werden wollen

<b>Herr Unger, machen ein bisschen Lego und ein paar Post-Its ein Unternehmen schon innovativer?</b> Das glaube ich nicht. Design Thinking hat gewisse …

107 free online courses from the best colleges in the US — including Princeton, Harvard, and Yale

<i>The Insider Picks 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>Coursera was founded by two professors at Stanford University. Shutterstock/MintImages<p>Every year, US News & Reports releases its ranking …

Online Education

Innovation "Gurus" Love To Talk About These 4 Myths -- None Of Them Are True

What worked for Steve Jobs or Elon Musk Might not work for you<p>Go to any conference these days and innovation is almost sure to come up. When it does, you can be just as sure you will see something Steve Jobs said, something Elon Musk did (or plans to do) and some doomsday scenario about how robots …

Innovation

9 signs you're in good shape — even if you think you aren’t

You're working out, trying to eat healthily, and get enough sleep, yet it feels like nothing is working. Looking in the mirror doesn't help, nor does stepping on the scale, which leaves you wondering: "Am I really in shape?"<p>Just because it feels like you're not in shape, doesn't mean you're …

Exercise

Technical Experts Need to Get Better at Telling Stories

“If only we could tell our stories better,” is a refrain I hear often from people I work with in the science and technology community. And I understand why. In my experience, startup and technical business leaders don’t tell their innovation stories well. This is a huge missed opportunity. When …

Wall Street

How to start a business with less than $1,000, according to two certified hustlers

There's no shortage of ways to make money online.<p>As a reporter at CNBC Make It, I've covered some of the most incredible — including a 28-year-old …

Entrepreneurship

So hoch wie 2000 und 2007: Dieser Indikator signalisiert höchste Vorsicht

Um herauszufinden, ob ein starker Markteinbruch bevorsteht, bauen Profiinvestoren die unterschiedlichsten Indikatoren. So auch Jim Paulsen, …

How to Start the Right Business to Match Your Skills and Interests

Starting and running a business can be satisfying and exhilarating, or it can be painful and exhausting. Take a hard look at yourself before you start<p>It's painful when you start a new business for the wrong reasons. As a mentor to aspiring entrepreneurs, one of my challenges is to make sure their …

Entrepreneurship

7 Common Mistakes Young Leaders Often Make but Don't Have to

With new responsibilities come problems that are new to you but not to everybody.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Three years ago millennials surpassed Gen Xers to become the single largest cohort working in the United States, according to a study conducted by PEW …

Project Management

Track Your Time for 30 Days. What You Learn Might Surprise You.

It’s hard to know if we’re really making efficient use of our time. It seems like we’re working hard — and we’re certainly stressed out. But are we spending our time on the right things? That’s the question I set out to solve at the start of this year. I was feeling overwhelmed after spending the …

Productivity

Why Great Networkers Are Sometimes Bad for Creative Projects

Imagine you are putting together a team for an important project. You have two candidates for the last slot. First, there’s Tess. She has not only a lot of relevant experience but also a wide network in the industry. She seems to know all about the emerging trends; her colleagues marvel at her …

Creativity

5 Tactics Essential to Building a 6-Figure Online Business

Yes, there are billions of potential customers, but getting the attention of even a few requires a strategy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In 2015, customers spent $107 billion on online courses, according to Global Industry Analysts. The number of internet users …

Marketing

This Simple (but Powerful) Exercise Can Make You a Better Thinker

I think better while in motion, and I'm not the only one.<p><i>Which habit you've adopted has done the most to improve your life? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Samantha Radocchia,</b> …

San Francisco

5 Highly Effective Negotiation Tactics Anyone Can Use

Want to be a better negotiator? Here are simple tips anyone can use to get more of what they want -- without conflict or confrontation.<p>A negotiation isn't a dispute or a confrontation. Great negotiators don't fight. When the bully on the boat in <i>Enter the Dragon</i> asks Bruce Lee to describe his kung …

Real Estate

What 40 Years of Research Reveals About the Difference Between Disruptive and Radical Innovation

<i>“If you went to bed last night as an industrial company, you’re going to wake up this morning as a software and analytics company.” Jeff Immelt, former CEO of General Electric</i><p>The second wave of digitization is set to disrupt all spheres of economic life. As venture capital investor Marc Andreesen …

Innovation

9 food parts you should never throw away

Nutrition

Singapore Airlines has some of the best plane food out there — here's an inside look at how the airline makes 50,000 meals a day

Cabin Crew

The Wrong Mental Model Can Kill Your Business

How we see problems drives what kind of solutions we come up with<p>Ideas fuel business. They drive how we respond to customer problems and leverage market opportunities. The right idea can make a business work and, over time, our successes become ingrained in our mental models. The opposite is also …

Innovation

DIY Origami Aufbewahrungsbox basteln - ohne Kleber

DIY Origami Aufbewahrungsbox basteln – ohne Kleber und mit nur einem Blatt Papier!<p>Papier ist momentan definitiv eines meiner liebsten …

Typische Anfängerfehler beim Fotografieren

<i>Jenny und Sebastian von 22places kennen sich mit Kameras aus! Auf ihrem Blog für Reisefotografie bieten sie kostenlose Fotografie-Tutorials ohne viel</i> …

Schlagfertigkeit: So kontern Sie Killerphrasen richtig

Kaum eine Kommunikation beendet ein Gespräch so deutlich wie eine Killerphrase. Sie lässt dem Empfänger kaum die Möglichkeit eines Austauschs oder …