Krishnamurthy Ramamurthy

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The 10 most welcoming cities in the world have been revealed

When you go on holiday or travel to an unfamiliar destination, it's always reassuring to know you'll be warmly welcomed by the locals.Being …

3 TED Talks That Will Help You Raise Successful Kids

Parents today are barraged by advice. These talks will help you sort through it all and keep your sanity.<p>Parents today have it rough. Don't overschedule your kids, they're told, but don't fail to nurture their passions. Beware helicopter parenting, but if your kid gets anything more than a scratch, …

Should You Quit Your Job? Not if Your Boss Does These 5 Important Things Daily

If you're on the fence about your job, pay close attention to whether your boss shows these leadership signs.<p>Over the years, I've witnessed some atrocious examples of leadership both as a member of executive teams in former companies as well as coaching executives to be more effective since going …

The Results of Google's Team-Effectiveness Research Will Make You Rethink How You Build Teams

Why hiring the best and brightest might not be enough.<p>It's no surprise that Google, now part of Alphabet, loves data, and the company's execs frequently share the revelations they find, such as their insights on mobile web use. But some of us would be surprised to discover that this unicorn company …

How to make your kids smarter in 10 scientific steps

I’ve explored the science behind what makes kids happier, what type of parenting works best and what makes for joyful families.<p>But what makes …

Parenting

Here's the Key to Great Conversation in 1 Sentence

In the best conversations, both people are students of each other.<p>One of the most famous quotes about communication comes from Stephen R. Covley. He intelligently remarked that most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply. In essence, this means that …

12 Artificial Intelligence Terms You Need to Know

Is artificial intelligence the same thing as machine learning? And what is a neural network? This slideshow explains fundamental AI terminology in …

Artificial Intelligence

Why You Aren't Getting The Respect You Deserve

Feeling unappreciated and disrespected? We’ve all been there. So how can you shift things in your organization so that you can start receiving the respect you deserve?<p>The answer lies in expanding your beliefs. Because when we expand our beliefs, we create new behaviors. And through these behaviors, …

Why tech giants see Singapore as the next Artificial Intelligence hub | This Week In Asia | South China Morning Post

Singapore is attracting the world’s leading artificial intelligence talent because of its status as a cosmopolitan society and strong state backing …

Artificial Intelligence

Why Good Leaders Don't Show Emotion

Don't let them see you sweat.<p>Your top performer just quit. Your big client is ending their contract. You've caught an employee stealing from the company. Anger, resentment, and disappointment are rushing through you. All you want to do is scream, yell, maybe even break down in tears.<p>It's moments …

What Is Agile? The Four Essential Elements

Last week, I found myself in a lively conversation with some colleagues about the true meaning of Agile management and how to communicate it. How do you determine whether a team, a unit or an organization is—or is not—Agile? An ability to answer the question simply, clearly, and consistently can be …

Project Management

Having the sex talk early and often with kids is good

<b>(AP Photo/Kristen Wyatt)</b><p>Talking to your kids about sex is important, even if they don’t welcome the conversation<p>Veronica I. Johnson • Guy Ray Backlund<p>October 16, 2017 12:00am (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on The Conversation.<p>Parents may be uncomfortable initiating “the sex talk,” but whether …

5 Little Words That Will Make You a Much Better Leader

Author Simon Sinek offers a dead simple mantra to instantly level up your leadership.<p>We all know great leaders excel at articulating their vision. What's less often appreciated is that listening is an equally valuable leadership skill.<p>Why? First, because feeling truly heard is deeply empowering for …

Shonda Rhimes Answers the Proust Questionnaire

In Shondaland, happiness tastes like warm chocolate cake, Queen of England is the dream occupation, and Jo March is our hero.<p><b>What is your idea of perfect happiness?</b> Warm chocolate cake, a gorgeous fire, and Idris Elba. Also, world peace.<p><b>Which historical figure do you most identify with?</b> I don’t …

8 Ways to Build a Culture of Trust Based on Harvard's Neuroscience Research

A culture of trust yields higher engagement, happier employees, greater productivity, and higher profits. And it all starts in the brain.<p>PWC's 2016 Global CEO Survey revealed that 50% of CEOs worldwide consider lack of trust to be a major threat to their organizational growth.<p>Paul J. Zak, Harvard …

When Microsoft's CEO joined the company 3 years ago, he had an epiphany that has guided his role ever since

In his new business-book-slash-memoir, "Hit Refresh: The Quest to Rediscover Microsoft's Soul and Imagine a Better Future for Everyone," Nadella recounts how, as a new CEO, he came to realize that the company's recent stumbles weren't due to failures of intellect, but of cultural cohesion.<p>In a …

Empathy

In His Farewell Letter to Virgin America, Richard Branson Proves True Leadership Comes Down to 1 Rare Trait

Here's a simple and virtually free strategy to show employees that they are valued.<p>First came the acquisition of the beloved and trendy Virgin America by Alaska Airlines late last year. Then, the ultimate death of Virgin America three months later -- an announcement that its entire ultra-cool brand …

DeepMind's internal ethics are still secret

Alphabet’s artificial intelligence lab, DeepMind, has launched a new research group to consider the “real-world impacts” of replicating human intelligence.<p>DeepMind Ethics & Society (DMES), consisting of six independent research fellows, eight full-time researchers, and nine partnerships with other …

Artificial Intelligence

T-Mobile’s trolling of Verizon just hit a new level

Google’s new Pixel 2 is finally official, and just like last year, it’s a Verizon exclusive. But boring things like exclusive distribution contracts …

Your Indecision Is Costing Too Much! 8 Proven Behaviors To Help You Be More Decisive

As the pace of change increases, the ability of leaders to make high-quality decisions quickly and accurately is a critical leadership capability. One might think with the influx of information available to us today that good decisions would be easy to make. In many ways, a tyranny of choice occurs …

The fundamental differences between automation and AI

The terms “artificial intelligence” and “automation” are often used interchangeably. They’re short-hand for robots and other machines that allow us to operate more efficiently and effectively — whether it’s a mechanical construct piecing together a car or the signal that sets off the smoke alarm in …

Artificial Intelligence

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 …

Leadership

Why Leadership Development Programs Don't Work (And What Does)

Leadership development should be approached like a fitness routine.<p>Companies in the United States spend more than $14 billion each year on leadership development. The market need is obviously there. But is any of this working? In some cases, yes absolutely, but more often than not, I see a lot of …

The 3 Time-Management Habits of Millionaires

How the most productive (and wealthy people) approach their to-do list.<p>Several years ago, I completed an international survey of over 20,000 business owners and leaders around the world. Many of the entrepreneurs I interviewed were millionaires, mostly due to their smart ideas, hard work -- and …

Dark Fiber, Lit Fiber or Copper Cable: Which is Right for Your Small Business? (Infograhic)

Businesses need to stay connected no matter what. But when it comes to choosing a network, many small businesses don’t know which options are …

Small Business

The Outlook For The Wireless Infrastructure Market

The mobile infrastructure market has been facing headwinds in recent years, amid a slowdown in capital expenditures by wireless carriers and a more intense competitive landscape. The wireless equipment market declined by around 10% last year, and it’s likely that it could shrink by high-single …