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15 Must-Read Business Books on Leadership and Personal Development From the Past 5 Years

Science and positive psychology point the way to the future of leadership.<p>The problem with producing any "top" business book list is the elimination process. Over the last five years, there have been numerous publications by top authors worthy of mention.<p>For this list, I have focused heavily on …

Self-improvement
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10 CEOs Share Their Leadership Goals For 2017

CEOs across industries share the leadership lessons they learned in 2016 and the leadership goals they plan to pursue in 2017.<p><i>Fast Company</i> asked CEOs across industries—social good, sexual health, beauty, tech, and more—about how they would like to bolster and improve their leadership style in 2017. …

5 TED Talks That Will Marginally Improve Your Life

Since it began life as a one-off Silicon Valley event in 1984 (with demonstrations of both the Sony compact disc and the Apple Macintosh computer, no …

9 chic Asian living rooms you're bound to love

If you love the look and feel of all things Asian when it comes to living room decor, but can't decide on your favourite style, that is perfectly …

Interior Design

Top Investment Advisors: Where to invest $10,000 in 2017

Where to Invest $10,000 Right Now<p>Five experts reveal the opportunities they see around the world.<p>By Suzanne WoolleySuzanne Woolley<p>A few months ago, …

Investing

98 tools I use to learn, work and travel anywhere in the world

I OFTEN GET ASKED what apps, services and tools I use to work and travel, learn, plan, track habits, manage time, write, read and more.<p>I’d like to …

How the Best CEOs Get the Important Work Done

If you’re a chief executive officer, your job is to execute. It’s written right into your title. But what does it mean, in terms of daily tasks, to be the company’s top “executer?” After all, CEOs don’t actually build factories or sell products.<p>It’s tempting, therefore, to view the CEO as primarily …

A beautiful audiophile listening space and vinyl library has opened in Hong Kong

<b>8,000 records and state-of-the-art analogue sound.</b><p>A new vinyl listening space has opened in Hong Kong for record collectors, analogue enthusiasts and …

Treat High Blood Pressure and Endothelial Dysfunction

Years ago I can remember going to a lecture and being asked by the speaker "What Exactly is High Blood Pressure?" Each physician in the audience gave …

Diabetes

8 of the best Hong Kong homes

Today at homify we return home to Hong Kong to showcase a gorgeous collection of sophisticated interiors, and opulent dwellings. Hong Kong is …

Hong Kong

10 Must-Read Books That Will Make You Ridiculously Productive

Ahhh, productivity. The revered topic in both the business and personal world. It seems we’re all looking for a magic bullet to help us get more done …

Don’t let this bodyweight workout fool you: “You won’t lift a single weight, but in just 10 minutes you'll work harder and sweat more than most guys do in a half hour,” says Gaddour.<p>Every second is a lung-busting, sweat-pouring challenge. No time wasted, no room for excuses.<p><b>HOW TO DO IT:</b> Perform …

HBR's Embrace Of Agile

The article, “Embracing Agile,” in the current issue of <i>Harvard Business Review</i> by Darrell K. Rigby, Jeff Sutherland and Hirotaka Takeuchi is a landmark in the history of management, not just the history of Agile and its major variant, Scrum.<p>In 2011, I wrote: “If there was a Nobel Prize for …

Project Management

37 Books That Will Make You Better at Business

These books provide everything you need to know to be the best leader, thinker, and doer.<p>No matter how many years of experience you have in your field, there is always more you can learn. Whether it's from people you meet in line at Starbucks, your Uber driver, friends and colleagues, or a great …

Leadership

4 TED Talks To Become A True Leader

There’s no set formula for what makes an effective leader. Some people make it to the top and others don’t, but contrary to popular belief, it’s not all a game of wealth. The following TED Talks, given by thought leaders in their respective fields, explore various factors that contribute to the …

TED Talks

The Hair Product You Aren’t Using Yet—but Should Be

Enter the non–hair spray hair spray.<p>When the Don Draper look was all the rage, heavy pomades, gels, and waxes were a necessary part of the routine. However, as natural-texture looks gain prominence—see the rumpled hair at Valentino's spring show, above—you might be looking for something that’s …

9 Motivational Videos to Help You Succeed in Business and Life

Can a few minutes of watching change your life? These deeply inspirational videos just might.<p>There are videos that energize us, inspire us, and motivate us to do great things. Then there are the very few that do all of that--and touch us so deeply that we wind up watching them over and over. We …

Motivation

The Next Perfect Banking Storm

Those looking for when the next financial crisis might be should set a reminder for Jan. 1, 2018.<p>That's when a host of new rules are scheduled to …

Accounting

This Mental Trick of Olympic Athletes Can Radically Increase Your Productivity

Top athletes use this simple but powerful technique to perform at their best. So can you.<p>This summer in Rio de Janeiro, we're likely to see awe-inspiring displays of physical prowess. What we're unlikely to see is the mental work that goes into those jaw-dropping accomplishments.<p>Everyone knows that …

Gymnastics

The 5-Minute Maxout Workout

The Maxout Workout is intense, but extremely efficient<p>Five minutes? That’s it?<p>Trust us, you don’t want to go for longer than that.<p>Follow-along with <i>Men’s Health</i> Next Top Trainer Gideon Akande in the workout shown above. Each minute, you’ll attack a different part of your body with two separate …

The 12 best hidden features in the new iPhone update

Although Apple is advertising some of the new abilities your phone just received, like a new mode that makes reading easier at night, many of the best tweaks go unadvertised. Often iPhone users have no idea they even exist.<p>After a week of using iOS 9.3, I went through the change log and forums to …

iOS

The Massive Mistake You Didn't Realize You're Making on LinkedIn

If you're among the many professionals making this mistake on LinkedIn, it's costing you countless potential clients. Here's how to fix it.<p>To this day, it kills me.<p>I can't believe I'd been making what now, in retrospect, seems like such a massive mistake with my LinkedIn profile.<p>But it wasn't</i> …

Seriously Bro, Which Kind of Bro Is the Ultimate Bro?

Today's marquee matchups: Berniebros vs. nouveau bros, the Ringling Bros. vs. the Super Smash Bros.<p><i>In 2016, we live in a world populated by various types and subtypes of bro. The young, confident man who's passionate about computer science? Meet the brogrammer. The young, confident male who's</i> …

Innovation

Here are 18 books Wall Street will be reading this spring

Dave Lutz — head of ETF trading and strategy at JonesTrading whom BI readers know from his "super quick guides to what traders are talking about" briefs— compiled a dizzying list of the books Wall Street will be reading on "spring break" this year.<p>This year, Lutz got more than 700 responses.<p>And …

Books

A 22-year veteran of Microsoft HR describes the best and worst advice she ever received

<b>L. V. Anderson: Did you get any advice when you were growing up that stuck with you?</b><p>Bridgett Paradise: Some of the best advice I got was from my dad, who was in a nontraditional profession. I grew up in Southern Virginia, and he had the equivalent of an eighth-grade education. His rule of thumb is: …

Self-improvement

These New Wearables Aren't For Your Wrist

Here Active Listening<p>Designed by startup Doppler Labs, Here Active Listening is an in-ear audio system that uses two wireless buds and a smartphone …

Leadership

The 20 most popular business books of 2015

Amazon recently released its list of the best-selling books of 2015, including the most popular business and investing books.<p>Whether you run a company, work for one, or work for yourself, these 20 books are guaranteed to teach you something new. Scroll down to see which books made the list.

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