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IBM Just Committed Cultural and Creative Suicide

IBM has told its employees that they can't work from home. The end of "Big Blue" is nigh.<p>For years, IBM has touted its "work from home" policy as a reason for its continued success.<p>And rightly so. IBM's financial performance has shown steady improvement ever since the mid-'90s, when the internet …

The 3 Most Dangerous Work Personalities and How to Deal With Them

UPenn clinical professor of psychiatry Jody Foster explains how to cope with Narcissus, the Venus Flytrap, and the Swindler.<p>Since I don't have a real job, I take special pleasure in reading about how bad having a real job can be. So, of course, I found it impossible to resist Jody Foster's <i>The</i> …

5 Crafty Interview Questions Successful CEOs Always Ask

Top bosses go beyond the sales pitch on your CV.<p>If you're vying to get an exciting job run by a brilliant CEO, you may have to answer some pretty …

How The Best Leaders Get People On Board With Change

Change isn’t easy. Even change for the better. Great leaders know this and don’t pretend otherwise. Yet they also know that embracing change with the right mindset - one that is open to learning and “unlearning” on-the-go – is paramount to creating an environment where change isn’t just a once in a …

Marriott International

A Psychologist Finally Explains Why You Hate Teamwork So Much

It’s partly your personality, and partly the role that you’re trying to shoehorn it into.<p>There’s no way around it: Every significant human accomplishment is the result of coordinated group behavior–people working together to achieve a common goal. Of course, that reality doesn’t change the fact …

New theory explains how Earth's inner core remains solid despite extreme heat

Even though it is hotter than the surface of the Sun, the crystallized iron core of the Earth remains solid. A new study from KTH Royal Institute of …

Model shows female beauty isn't just sex appeal

Female beauty may have less to do with attracting the opposite sex than previously thought, at least in the animal world, researchers say.<p>Results of …

If you truly want to become tech savvy, you’ll need this…

If this is your first time reading this series you’ll get the most value by starting with the first article. Note for the already tech savvy, IT professionals, and our regular readers: this is designed as a resource as you help others or for those looking to become tech savvy on their …

Self-improvement

12 Apps To Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

If you need a little help to keep your resolutions this year, consider these apps.<p>Many of us make resolutions to improve our lives, but following through on those promises is notoriously difficult. Thankfully there are hundreds of apps that can help keep us on track. Here’s a rundown of some of the …

5 things you should do to set yourself up for a promotion

That's because promotions are earned, not given. This is especially true at the leadership level; professionals need to prove their worth and show that they're ready for career advancement.<p>Demonstrating value isn't making a one-time presentation to senior leadership about why a promotion is …

Leadership

10 Productivity Tricks You Can Learn in 10 Minutes

You’re probably short on time reading this, and I don’t blame you. Life moves fast. It seems impossible to keep up with hundreds of tasks being …

How Does Intuition Work?

Humans love a good battle. Red versus blue. Religion versus spirituality. Yankees versus Red Sox. Being a champion implies someone need to finish …

Spirituality

10 Habits of Highly Emotionally Intelligent Bosses

It may be counter-intuitive to pull off for top-down bosses, but when mastered, your morale and engagement will soar to new heights.<p>Eleven years ago, I reported to a highly emotionally-intelligent and very successful executive -- still my favorite boss to this day.<p>The greatest lessons Bruce taught …

How to create the perfect office, according to science

Could a chia pet make you happier at work? How about a nature soundtrack? Maybe slapping some pictures of flowers on the wall?<p>Everyone seems to have …

Machine Learning Is Redefining The Enterprise In 2016

<b>Bottom line:</b> Machine learning is providing the needed algorithms, applications, and frameworks to bring greater predictive accuracy and value to enterprises’ data, leading to diverse company-wide strategies succeeding faster and more profitably than before.<p><b>Industries Where Machine Learning Is</b> …

Machine Learning

15 Writers Shaping How We Think about Leadership

Leadership is no longer about command-and-control. Barking expectations don’t motivate people. It irritates and diminishes a leader’s effectiveness. …

The Surprising Way Sleep Makes You A Better Boss

And it helps if those around you do it, too.<p>Being well-rested plays a major role in helping people get ahead in their careers -- from keeping stress levels under control to being a better learner and creative thinker. Now, a new study in the Journal of Applied Psychology suggests that good sleep …

Charisma

Six Simple Questions Highly Successful Managers Keep Asking

The tragedy of poor management is lost potential and lack of fulfillment. Successful managers create environments where people make a difference for …

Management

7 Ways to Lead People Who Don’t Want to Be Led

Leadership used to be a top-down, pyramid-style structure. The journey to the top was clearly marked. A student graduates college, finds an …

23 Best Productivity Hacks of the Year

Dominate with these helpful productivity tips.<p><b>1. Turn Off Alerts</b><p>It's terribly tough to get into your Zen zone when your phone is buzzing every few minutes. Depending on how chatty your phone is, you may get notifications for everything from emails to retweets. It's essential you shut these …

Uncommon ways to Work Smarter Instead of Harder

In this competitive World today, it is essential to know how to dominate our new positions by working smarter, not harder, for the sake of our …

Time Management

The 12 Covenants of Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>True success is developed and built in a multimodal fashion. There is never one sure path to any goal, or one sure path to any climb up the mountain. Success, however, can be built upon following certain covenants or formulas that have …

Self-improvement

Former CEO of a $33 billion fast-food company shares the greatest leadership insight he's ever had

When David Novak was appointed COO of PepsiCo in 1992, he began the practice of regularly holding roundtable discussions with 10-15 employees representing a sector of the workforce.<p>He had spent years in marketing, and believed that the best way to learn about operations was by building …

Taco Bell

This Life Advice From Sheryl Sandberg Can Make You a Better Business Leader

Embracing these incredibly powerful tips will take you to another level.<p>In a candid commencement speech delivered at the University of California, Berkeley, on May 14, 2016, Sheryl Sandberg, current COO of Facebook, emphasized the importance of resilience and living life fully, a point that is just …

Sheryl Sandberg

How My Favorite Leadership Principle Will Lead You To Success

Show me a good loser and I'll show you a loser because they've had so much practice.<p>I've heard many people say that they want to give their children more than they had growing up. That never entered my mind. I grew up poor and I grew up fine.<p>When I was in middle school, I had two pairs of jeans. I …

Motivation

7 Reasons You Should Stop Caring What Other People Think

Super successful people do not worry what their critics have to say, good or bad.<p>Most people care what other people think to some extent. However, if you are a "people pleaser" who needs external validation throughout the day it can be tough on the job and in relationships.<p>In order to find …

The Magic of Motivating Employees

I was facilitating a leadership program in Ohio. A manager in the back row raised his hand and said "I have a question I can't figure out. How do I motivate my people? They don't do what I tell them to do. " I get this question all the time, it is the number one question I get as I travel around …

Team Building

Use these Mac menu bar apps to get more done

Mac menu bar apps are a great way to keep information or services -- such as clipboard managers and calendars -- out of sight but no more than a click away. This makes them great for visualizing status information for your Mac, quickly switching settings and even boosting your productivity.<p>There is …

17 Books To Read If You Want To Become A Billionaire

Taking your work to the next level means setting and keeping career goals. A career goal is a targeted objective that explains what you want your …

21 Awesome Places to Learn Critical Skills That Will Change Your Life

Never stop learning. Improve your professional and personal lives here.<p>We tend to think of learning a new skill or "going back to school" as something you'd do when looking to change careers, or to upgrade within your current one.<p>But lifelong learning has incredible benefits, both personal and …