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6 books to read if you want to improve your mental strength

Ericsson

Doing 1 Simple Thing Will Instantly Make You Sound Smarter, According to Science

Best of all, it's a change anyone can immediately make.<p>If you think about any one of the extremely successful people you know, it's almost guaranteed that one of their skills is the ability to influence and persuade other people.<p>(Of course that might be because selling is the one skill everyone …

Public Speaking

Here's which generation you're part of based on your birth year — and why those distinctions exist

The only generation officially designated by the US Census Bureau is the baby-boomer generation.<p>Yet that hasn't stopped demographers from classifying other cohorts into ranges of birth years. Often this is done to better understand how formative experiences such as world events or technological …

Social Sciences

Our mission to buy a fake Rolex on Facebook reveals how the company is playing host to countless criminal enterprises

Facebook has a major problem with scammers and fake designer goods on its popular Marketplace platform, contributing to a global counterfeiting industry that is worth an estimated half a trillion dollars a year, or around £358 billion.<p>Marketplace lets users buy and sell almost anything they want on …

Internet

How GE Became a Square-Peg Business in a Round-Hole World

It's not enough to improve existing businesses, you have to also invent new ones<p>It's no secret that General Electric has fallen on hard times. Its CEO, Jeffrey Immelt, was forced to step down last June. In December, it announced that it was laying off 12,000 employees in its massive power business. …

Innovation

19 Interview Questions That Cut Through the BS to Reveal a Great Hire

Employee turnover is downright costly. A great way to avoid it is to ask the right questions in the interview process.<p>I hate to start on a grim note, but it's necessary. Bringing in a few bad apples because of a lack of due diligence in the hiring process can be very costly (and inexcusable). Check …

Employment

1 Interview Question That Reveals the Right Job Candidate, Regardless of Intelligence or Experience

You should always aim the bar high for hiring your knowledge workers. This question will tell you who they really are.<p>Billionaire Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, once gave sound hiring advice:<p>You're looking for three things, generally, in a person: intelligence, energy, and …

Employment

Why People Lose Motivation — and What Managers Can Do to Help

At some point, every leader has dealt with a person — or, worse, a group of people — who has lost motivation. It’s frustrating, isn’t it? As much as we’ve been there ourselves, sometimes it’s hard to sympathize with others who are disengaged from work and unproductive as a result. Sometimes, we …

Framing

Just 3 hours a day is all it takes to become more successful

When I feel overwhelmed with everything I need to get done, I remind myself of the power of three uninterrupted hours.<p>I am always less stressed when I have time alone to work and think  —  and I have learned that three focused hours drastically improves my mood.<p>This is true whether it is hundreds …

Time Management

How to Hook Your Audience Within the First 60 Seconds

Start with the power your audience craves.<p>How you open and close your presentation decides everything.<p>Nothing matters more for effectiveness.<p>The internet is full of great ideas for how to open and how to close speeches. You'll be ahead of most speakers if you can just avoid the most common …

Public Speaking

Don't Hire Remote Workers Who Can't Ace These 6 Interview Questions

Let's face it: not not everybody has what it takes to be successful working from home full time.<p>Remote workers are giving our calcified attitudes about collaboration and office culture a much-needed shake-up. They're just as--if not more--productive than co-located workers, and enjoy a high level …

Employment

Lessons From Spotify

The two dominant business models for venture-backed startups are advertising for consumer-focused companies, and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) for …

Warner Music

Want To Drive Sales? Instead Of Spending Money On Marketing, Consider Doing This Instead

Marketing isn't necessarily the best way to build a book of business.<p>I'm channel agnostic.<p>I'm not married to Facebook ads, or social media in general, or email marketing, or Google Adwords--because I don't believe any single marketing type is a "one size fits all" solution. Each and every business …

Marketing

4 Ways to Build an Innovative Team

One of the most common questions I get asked by senior managers is “How can we find more innovative people?” I know the type they have in mind — someone energetic and dynamic, full of ideas and able to present them powerfully. It seems like everybody these days is looking for an early version of …

Office Furniture

5 Inspiring Books That Are Transforming My Life and Business

The news was horrifying.<p>There had been a mass shooting.<p>Then another story broke.<p>Some madman with his fingers on a big red button with megalomania …

13 Signs of High Emotional Intelligence

Wonder what emotional intelligence looks like in everyday life? Here are 13 examples.<p>In 1995, psychologist and science journalist Daniel Goleman published a book introducing most of the world to the nascent concept of emotional intelligence. The idea--that our ability to understand and manage …

Emotional Intelligence

The 5 Communication Tactics That Helped Me Become a Better Leader

Effective leadership starts with effective communication. From writing emails to giving a company-wide speech, what you say and how you say it will matter.<p>Having a strong vision for your company is one thing. Being able to communicate it clearly is another ballgame. As a leader, your job can take …

Self-confidence

10 things smart people never say

There are some things you simply never want to say at work.<p>These phrases carry special power: They have an uncanny ability to make you look bad even …

Self-help

How Likely Is Your Industry to Be Disrupted? This 2×2 Matrix Will Tell You

The topic of industry disruption — “a process whereby a smaller company with fewer resources is able to successfully challenge established incumbent businesses” — is rife with misconceptions. One of the biggest is that it is a mysterious, random, and unpredictable event. Another is that it happens …

Innovation

Top CEOs Agree: Hiring People on Intelligence and Talent Alone Without This Other Trait May Be a Huge Mistake | Inc.com

If you were interviewing for an important job, and the CEO of the company asked you this question point blank (which has <i>one right answer</i> for getting you that job offer) what would you say on the spot? The question:<p><i>Are you smart or do you work hard?</i><p>Daniel Schwartz, the chief executive of the parent …

Leadership

The Tiny Ikea of the Future, Without Meatballs or Showroom Mazes

Whether in San Diego, Novosibirsk, or Tokyo, the Ikea experience is almost as standardized as its flat packs. The blue-and-yellow big box, the vast …

IKEA

Stop Exceeding Customer Expectations: To Create Immediate Loyalty Do This Instead | Inc.com

Churn kills business.<p>A few years back I was part a global account team and we were failing with a Fortune 100 client. We tried everything: we looked at all of their business requirements and then went above and beyond. We proved ROI. We answered all the questions, we even flew out multiple times …

Customer Experience

Facebook's VP of Product Says This Is the Most Important Skill Any Manager Can Have | Inc.com

For any business owner or leader, it's too easy to fall into the trap of saying "I'll do that" to anything that comes up. But it happens. And before you know it, you're juggling more than you can manage.<p>This is where the greatest skill of all comes into play: Focus.<p>Few people have mastered the art …

Product Management

8 Daily Rituals That Dramatically Improve Your Prospects of Becoming Rich

Working daily to becoming healthier and smarter leads to success by every measure.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Obtaining wealth and success is a journey. We can look at those who have made it and tell ourselves that they were born special or have been incredibly …

Self-improvement

The 10 Hottest Coursera Courses of 2017 | Inc.com

There are more than 8,000 online courses available, in every subject from artificial intelligence to visual arts. More than 50 million students signed up for one this year.<p>This bounty is a gift for anyone who wants to learn a new skill -- you can learn basically anything from anywhere these days …

Machine Learning

The Great AI Paradox - MIT Technology Review

You’ve probably heard versions of each of the following ideas.<p>1. With computers becoming remarkably adept at driving, understanding speech, and other …

Artificial Intelligence

LinkedIn's CEO Just Taught a Masterclass in Leadership With Just 1 Selfie | Inc.com

Imagine you schedule a dream vacation to Venice. Now imagine, after the trip is all booked, you discover that your company's CEO will be visiting your office while you're set to be away. How big a disaster are you facing?<p>That depends on a bunch of factors, but one of the biggest is who exactly your …

Leadership

Target is spending $7 billion to remodel 1,000 stores — here's what they will look like

Target said Wednesday that it's ramping up the pace of its store remodels and plans to renovate more than 1,000 US stores by 2020.<p>Many of the stores will feature two entrances: one for quick trips and another for more leisurely shops. Dozens of stores will also have dedicated rooms for nursing …

eCommerce

3 things that everyone can learn from Jeff Bezos and Amazon about incredibly smart decision-making

In the early 1990s, Jeff Bezos noticed something strange.<p>He was nearing 30, and it was at the dawn of the internet revolution. The web was nowhere near what it is today, but the thing that caught Bezos' attention was that usage was picking up at a rate of 2,300% a year.<p>Not wanting to miss out, he …

Self-improvement