Grady Chun

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Nick Foles's Pre-Game Text From Drew Brees Is a 3-Word Secret for Succeeding Under Pressure

The Super Bowl MVP had a hidden play in the playbook--one you can build into your pressure cooker event pre-game routine.<p>Nick Foles had all kinds of weapons at his disposal for the Super Bowl in what turned out to be a total team performance. Two incredibly skilled running backs to hand the ball …

Drew Brees

Work Smarter, Not Harder: 10 Ways to Be More Effective at Work

We are creatures of habit and so are our brains. When we establish routines, we can carry out tasks faster since we don't have to think about the task.<p>Regardless of your job or industry, there aren't always enough hours in the day to get everything done. As a result, you constantly feel like you're …

Amazon is no longer a retail company

But comparing Amazon's business to Wal-Mart Stores or other big retailers doesn't do it justice. In fact, it completely misses the mark on what kind of business Amazon is.<p>Understanding Amazon's business is important for investors in order to evaluate its decisions like its Whole Foods purchase or …

28 Easy Habits These High Achievers Practice Every Day

The most successful people don't get to the top behaving like everyone else.<p>High achievers don't get to the top by behaving like everyone else. One thing they typically have in common: Consistently practicing the right habits, every single day. Here are the simple routines more than two dozen …

Quiz: 'Are You a Natural-Born Leader?' Measure Your Leadership Ability in 4 Questions.

Your leadership strength boils down to these four behaviors.<p>Effective leadership is important -- it’s the vital ingredient to a company or organization’s health, reports McKinsey research.<p>What great leadership boils down to is simply a subset of behaviors. Findings show that among the organizations …

Here's Why These 3 Types of Workers Will Lose Their Jobs in the Next Recession

Data shows the next recession is 6 to 18 months away. Here's how to decrease the chances you'll be a layoff victim.<p>While we can't predict the exact date, historical data indicates a recession will hit us sooner rather than later<p>Why? Studies have shown that when unemployment goes down and stays down …

Science Says the Most Successful Kids Have Parents Who Do These 9 Things

Chances are, there's something on this list you're missing.<p>Much has been written about the attributes of high-achieving adults, and what makes them different from everyone else. But if you're a parent, a more compelling question may be: "What can I do to make sure my kids succeed in life?" Here's …

Harvard Business School

Why a '5 to 9' Schedule Will Make You More Successful Than the '9 to 5'

Why it matters for you and everyone else in the workplace.<p>Before you read on, let's be clear: This article is not another Tim Ferriss wannabe regurgitation about time management or some cheesy cliche about the "early bird catches the worm."<p>I'm not talking about filling your calendar to the brim to …

9 Ways Entrepreneurs Think Differently Than Employees

Entrepreneurship is a state of mind as much as a set of actions.<p>When you see a glass of water, do you think of it as half full or half empty? The way you answer could be a key factor in your future success.<p>A report from Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) says 27 million working-age Americans are …

Here's Why Your Innovation Strategy Will Fail

Different types of problems need different types of solutions<p>,A decade ago, Apple looked unbeatable. It's launch of the iPhone completely revolutionized mobile phones and made good on Steve Jobs' vision of creating a hub of devices that connected people to technology. What's more, he did it with …

Hiring Great People Is More Than a Gut Feeling. Here Are 8 Ways to Get it Right Every Time

A framework will help you avoid these common (and sometimes fatal) errors.<p>As a leader, nothing is more important than hiring great people. Great hires impact virtually every facet of your organization, from culture and values to the ability to innovate, adapt, and persevere over time. When we hire …

Zero-carbon home generates income by making more energy than it needs

The home of the future could slash your utility bills and generate enough money to help pay the mortgage. UK firm Koru Architects designed and built …

The 94-Year-Old Inventor Of The Lithium-Ion Battery Just Came Up With Something Better

One of the key components of a battery is its energy density–the amount of power it can hold for a given size and weight. That’s important for …

Disney Research Wants To Make Wireless Power As Ubiquitous As Wi-Fi

Forget power cords. What if we could charge our devices as seamlessly as we transmit data through the air?<p>Tucked away within the Disney Research headquarters in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, there is a small metallic room with some seemingly magical capabilities. By pressing a button on a computer just …

The Future Of Urban Farming Might Actually Be Suburban Farming

The company’s newest site will be in the town of Wilmington, Ohio. With a population of only 12,459, it’s not the target market. But it’s near …

Imagining A Future Where Autonomous Cars Let Everyone Carpool

In a self-driving car, each rider might sit in a pod-like seat that can be set to “privacy mode,” so people can relax on the way to work. A shelf …

How Did Denmark Spark Its Miraculous Food-Waste Reduction?

Writing in <i>National Geographic</i>, Jonathan Bloom gives a lot of credit to one person, Russian activist Selina Juul, who came to Denmark as a teenager, …

Why Other People Wreck Brainstorms (And How To Stop Them)

The reason brainstorms devolve into groupthink has to do with the way memory works. Here’s how to get around that.<p>You’re probably brainstorming all wrong. Chances are you’re using some form of the rules that were initially devised by the adman Alex Osborn that started in the 1950s. His process …

This Redesigned Airplane Row Will Make You Want The Middle Seat

The staggered design means more space, and no more fighting over elbow room. But there’s a catch.<p>No one wants the middle seat on an airplane. But the Colorado-based startup Molon Labe Designs may change your mind with an airline seat row that offers significantly more space for flyers–even those in …

The Unexpected Drawbacks To Positive Thinking

One psychologist explains why you “can’t expect people to change their mind-sets the way they change their underwear.”<p>What could possibly be bad about “staying hopeful” or wrong about trying to “think positively”? Coaches and experts routinely say that fixing our mind-sets can help us fix most of …

At San Francisco’s New Cafe X, A Robot Makes Your Coffee Just The Way You Like It

The automated coffee kiosks promise fast, tasty, hot coffee without the possibility of human error. Is this the future of java joints?<p>For seven years I worked as a barista at Starbucks. I was freelancing for a few magazines out of my home, and I took the Starbucks job because I felt like I was …

This Robot-Made Latte Is Better Than Starbucks

Love fancy coffee but hate interacting with human beings? Cafe X has just the thing.<p>Here’s the latest evidence that human interaction is becoming a quaint relic of the past: You can now order your morning espresso from a robot.<p>The startup Cafe X has opened a robotic coffee kiosk in San Francisco’s …

This Ultra-Cheap Material Uses Sunlight To Purify Drinking Water

A photocatalytic material (which uses light to fuel a chemical reaction) designed by researchers at the University of Edinburgh absorbs sunlight, …

10 Cheap and Simple Steps to Happy Employees

Money can't buy happiness. Listen to your team and show them gratitude to create a healthy and happy company culture.<p>It's well-known that happy employees are productive employees. People who are excited to show up to work are more focused, more innovative, and stay with their companies longer.<p>While …

3 Powerful Ways To Stay Positive

We've all received the well-meaning advice to "stay positive." The greater the challenge, the more this glass-half-full wisdom can come across as Pollyannaish and unrealistic. It's hard to find the motivation to focus on the positive when positivity seems like nothing more than wishful thinking.<p>The …

Mayo Clinic

Bet You Didn’t See This Coming: 10 Jobs That Will Be Replaced By Robots

From insurance to construction to Hollywood, the specter of automation looms for some surprising jobs.<p>I was recently talking to a friend of mine who’s an accountant. He has his own accounting firm and lives an upper-class lifestyle in the Chicago suburbs. As he’s an accountant with an additional …

8 Key Disciplines Every Business Owner Needs for Success

Have you ever wondered why some business owners always seem to come up winners? I say it has more to do with business disciplines than great ideas.<p>Entrepreneurs are people who dream up new ideas, and then commercialize them into new businesses. Most people believe that the hard part is coming up …

3 Clever Ways for Every Entrepreneur to Think Like Elon Musk

Why not taking a risk is a risk.<p>Entrepreneur and inventor Elon Musk is a lionhearted leader with a strong stomach for risk. He revels in thinking big, from inventing an environmentally friendly car to making space travel a reality. Even among fellow entrepreneurs, the scale of Musk's ambition sets …

What If Your Clothes Were A Solar Panel?

“That movie was the motivation,” Jayan Thomas of the NanoScience Technology Center, University of Central Florida told <i>UCF News</i> “If you can develop …

10 Science-Backed Ways To Be More Positive In 2017

2016 was full of negativity. Adopting these 10 habits can help guard against bringing that bad energy into the new year.<p>For a variety of reasons ranging from sorrow over the deaths of some beloved cultural icons to the bitter acrimony that characterized much of the political scene, a fair number of …

Short-Term Memory