Jonathan Frager

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According to Peter Diamandis and Ray Kurzweil, These Are the Most Dangerous and Disruptive Ideas

The greatest unfair competitive advantage for your small business is leveraging this critical shift in how you view the drivers of the future.<p>As I was growing up I'd often quip that my grandmother, who had been born at the start of the 20th Century in a Greek village and lived to nearly the age of …

Singularity

Want More Courage? Follow Elon Musk's 3 Rules Every Day

Elon Musk shows that the biggest risk you can take in life and business is not taking a risk.<p>Throughout history we tend to remember bold thinkers. Try changing the world while being un-bold. Elon Musk revels in thinking big, from inventing the most exciting car company of the 21st century (Tesla) …

North Pole

Want to Increase Your Presence? Start by Telling One of These Stories

Here's how to grow your influence, boost your impression and make a powerful impact.<p>Leading business schools, from Stanford to Wharton, teach storytelling as a business communication strategy. The ability to tell an engaging, compelling, and persuasive story is a hallmark of effective leadership …

Leadership

How Can You Tell If Someone Has True Leadership Skills? This Famous Study Narrows It Down to 1 Rare Trait

In 2001, this best-selling management consultant identified one leadership behavior found in the most successful CEOs. Some things just don't change over time.<p>In Jim Collins' landmark book <i>Good to Great (</i>published in 2001)<i>,</i> his research team spent five years examining 1,435 "good" companies and …

Leadership

6 Lessons I Learned Teaching Leadership With a 4-Star General at West Point

What I learned teaching leadership with a four-star general at West Point.<p>Who is America's greatest leader?<p>Longtime readers of my column will remember Six Lessons I Learned at Lunch With the Best Leader in America, where I called Frances Hesselbein the nation's best leader.<p>It wasn't just my …

Leadership

This smart window uses electricity to quickly change from clear to dark

Bright news.<p>In a world where even mundane devices like water bottles and toothbrushes have become smart and connected, it’s easy to scoff at yet another attempt at smartifying practical gadgets. But new technology for smart windows, described today in the journal <i>Joule</i>, might actually be an …

11 signs you're going to be even more successful than you think

• Success isn't just about money, power, and fame. Personal fulfillment and making an impact count for something, too.<br>• We collected a series of …

The 1 Thing You Should Do This Week To Make The Last 2 Months Of 2017 Successful

This is how you can make the rest of 2017 a success.<p>Remember back in January, 2017, when you made that big long list of goals?<p>How many did you actually accomplish? How many did you give up on?<p>People have no problem setting goals.<p>The challenge is in seeing them through to the end.<p>With just two …

personaldevelopment

Want to Be Insanely Productive Without Working Longer Hours? Spend $100 a Month on This

Not hiring a virtual assistant might be your biggest mistake.<p>You know what I would do if I had a time machine in business?<p>Kick young Tommy's ass and ask him to get organized. Why? Back in the days, I would sort out my emails and arrange my meetings. And, I got more and more frustrated at myself for …

Time Management

The 4 Secrets of Productivity, According to 7 Billionaires

Forget the small hacks -- these productivity secrets of Bezos and Zuckerberg have material impact.<p>Frigid offices. Summertime weather. Fantasy football leagues. What do these three things have in common? Studies say they all cause your productivity at work to plummet.<p>You cannot always control your …

Time Management

Number One Habit You Need To Develop To Become A Great Leader

It's not just about being authentic, showing integrity and humility.<p>If you want to be a great leader then you need to have great leadership qualities such as authenticity, integrity, humility, etc., and you need to deliver.<p>At the end of the day, great leadership is all about getting results.<p>That …

Leadership

4 Things Elon Musk Always Does When He Runs a Meeting (and You Should, Too)

Poorly-run meetings sidetrack everyone's energy and waste valuable worker time, dissipating initiative and lowering productivity.<p><i>"How does Elon Musk run his famously efficient meetings?" originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and</i> …

Elon Musk

Want to Become a Multimillionaire? Do These 14 Things Immediately

Don't just wait around and wish for luck--become the kind of person equipped with the skills and abilities to do brilliant things.<p>"The greatest reward in becoming a millionaire is not the amount of money that you earn. It is the kind of person that you have to become to become a millionaire." </i> …

Self-improvement

A Harvard Report on Management Reveals What Most Leaders Miss

Facebook's vision for its future is one where everything in your life runs on Facebook's system. It won't be a place to record — it'll be a place to …

This Famous Quote Will Teach You Everything You Need to Know About Leadership

When you think about it, this quote makes perfect business sense.<p>Robert K. Greenleaf coined the term "servant leadership" in the modern corporate setting when he wrote these famous words in his legendary essay <i>The Servant as Leader,</i> published in 1970. He said:<p>The servant-leader <i>is</i> servant first. It …

Leadership

A psychologist says a simple word swap can make you more successful on a daily basis

To that end, she offers a bunch of strategies for getting to know yourself better, each one characterized by extreme efficiency and a focus on problem-solving over rumination.<p>One such strategy is the somewhat counterintuitive "<b>What Not Why</b>" tool. When you're facing a difficult situation, or you've …

10 Literary Classics Every Business Leader Should Read

If you only stick to business books and biographies, you're not learning as much as you could.<p>Biographies of inspirational figures, leadership how-to titles, and management case studies will all give you great insights on how to be a better entrepreneur and leader, but if that's all you read, …

Literature

19 One-Pan Recipes That Cut Your Meal-Prep Time in Half

Putting together a week’s worth of food in advance saves time and is pretty much the responsible thing to do. But it can also make for a serious mess …

Cooking

9 Things Good Leaders Never Do When Running a Meeting

Sometimes, what you don't do matters even more than what you do.<p>Successful leaders know that meetings, while important, are also incredibly expensive.<p>The next time you're in a meeting, mentally add up the hourly rates of everyone in the room.<p>Then factor in the opportunity cost for what every person …

Management

20 Habits of Highly Successful and Effective Leaders

Effective leadership is the difference between mediocrity and greatness.<p>About six months ago I wrote and article on the 20 Habits of Highly Unsuccessful Leaders which proved to be very popular, over half a million views and shares. Which got me wondering what do people want to know most. What to …

Leadership

20 quotes from self-made billionaire Mark Cuban that will make you better with money

Since then, the Dallas Mavericks owner has added chairman and CEO of AXS TV to his resume. To top it off, he's an investor in a variety of companies including Landmark Theaters, Dropbox and Axon Sports.<p>If you're struggling with your finances — or want to start a business — get inspired by these …

Why Warren Buffett’s ‘20-Slot Rule’ Will Make You Insanely Successful and Wealthy

Warren Buffett’s simple rule can make you more productive, wealthy, and happy.<p>Warren Buffett’s enormous wealth is only matched by his incredibly …

36 Books to Read If You Want to Become a Billionaire

Here are some important guides to cultivating a success mindset, starting up, developing product, and becoming a great leader.<p><i>"What one book would you suggest if I want to be a billionaire within next 10 years?" originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people</i> …

Seth Godin

Up Close With The Aston Martin AM-RB 001: The Car That Proves The Future Won't Suck

Lately I’ve been depressed at the kind of future we’re heading into: cars that will drive themselves, simulated engine noises, the disappearance of …

6 Key Ways to Become a Highly Respected Leader

Although it is often said that leaders are born and not made, this is incorrect and should be ignored. Most people have the ability to become a …

Employment

8 Reasons Why Exceptional Employees Quit Their Jobs

Avoid these critical leadership mistakes (or these bosses) if you want to thrive.<p>To have exceptional success in business, you need to have exceptional employees. However, hiring them is only half the battle.<p>Unfortunately, it's the easiest for A-players to find another opportunity, and they'll be …

Employment

Scientists Create A New Kind Of Matter: Time Crystals

The crystals' patterns repeat not in space, but in time.<p>Crystals are structures in which a pattern of atoms or molecules repeats in space. Now, two teams of researchers have figured out that crystals' repeating patterns can also exist through time. These "time crystals," detailed in a new paper in …

If You Want To Be Successful, You May Need To Cut Off Something From Life

Are you challenged at work? Do you regret career decisions? Are you happy? If the answer to the questions leads to a negative feeling, it is time to …

Tony Robbins' Secrets to Achieving Financial Freedom

Tips from a success coach who grew up broke.<p>If you are going to learn life lessons from anybody, it may as well be someone who owns a 525-acre …

Motivation

A Brown professor compiled 30 essential tips for succeeding in graduate school

These gems aren’t mine, really. Facebook friends and colleagues have helped me to write this list. But I did rank the first ten.<p><b>Top ten</b><p>1. Remember: there are no non-professional interactions.<p>2. Fundamentals matter. Practice your talks until they flow. Do some editorial work. Volunteer. Wear clean …

Graduate School