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How to lead with influence instead of authority

Clearly, leadership potential exists within each of us. That potential can be triggered by outside events, or it can be learned by exploring …

Leadership

15 Top Leadership Books Every Current or Future Boss Should Read

There's something here for everyone, whatever your level of leadership.<p>Ever since Robert K. Greenleaf wrote his seminal essay, <i>The Servant as Leader</i>, the servant leadership movement has risen from obscurity to the very principles of how the most successful companies on the planet operate and …

Leadership

Much of the modern world is explained by one population spike

We like to think of the story of human growth as a single, long ascent. In fact, it’s a solitary spike. The population growth rate hovered just above zero for more than 10,000 years. Only after something happened in the 1700s did the growth rate begin to climb, and climb, and climb.<p>With the …

How Trump Is Making Us Rethink American Exceptionalism

This past year has shown that the U.S. is far from immune to the forces shaping the rest of the world.<p><i>This article is the second in a series on how President Donald Trump changed history—reviving historical debates that have simmered on low heat for years, and altering how historians think about</i> …

Political Science

We've Entered a New Era of Quantum Computing

Quantum computing might be nascent, but recent advancements have brought us into a new age. And every new era needs a name. So when future computing …

Quantum Computing

4 Trillion-Dollar Industries Blockchain Is Poised to Disrupt -- in a Good Way

The threat of hacking and complex free-trade logistics are just two current challenges that Blockchain can ease.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Over the past few months, the Blockchain ecosystem has grown tremendously. Not only have cryptocurrencies continued to rise in …

Blockchain

33 Smart Habits That Will Train Other People to Treat You With Respect | Inc.com

What do people want out of work? More than money, more than benefits, much more than job security, a recent survey says, they want to be treated with respect.<p>If that sounds like you, how can you increase the respect you get each day at work? It turns out that there are specific habits you can …

InterAct

Put passports on the blockchain, think tank urges UK government, to create digital identity for public services

Passports should be put on the blockchain, along with other official forms of identification, to create one single online identity for citizens, a …

The 6 Biggest Risks to Bitcoin

What goes up, might come down.<p>Historically speaking, few, if any, asset classes have outperformed the stock market over the long term. Including …

Chinese bike share graveyard a monument to industry's 'arrogance'

Future of dockless bicycles under a cloud amid concerns there are too many bikes and not enough demand<p>At first glance the photos vaguely resemble a painting. On closer inspection it might be a giant sculpture or some other art project. But in reality it is a mangled pile of bicycles covering an …

Cemeteries

The Blockchain of Things: Why it is a major game changer for Internet of Things

From smart homes and cities to smarter retailing, manufacturing, healthcare and logistics, IoT devices are creating smarter ecosystems resulting in …

The US Department of Justice is reportedly considering action against rogue ICOs

LONDON — The US Department of Justice (DoJ) is considering taking action against "initial coin offerings" (ICOs), according to a report in the Financial Times.<p>Kathryn Haun, a former federal prosecutor who was the DoJ's first crypto "tsar", told the FT that the watchdog is looking closely at the …

Cryptocurrency

What happens when supply chain meets blockchain?

It is Fintech Week here at Siliconrepublic.com, and we have been looking at the various ways in which blockchain has impacted the world of finance, …

Blockchain

Learn About Blockchains By Building One

What do we curious Hackaday scribes do when we want to learn about something? First port of call: search the web.<p>When that something is blockchain …

5 Of The Sectors Blockchain Is Currently Disrupting | Inc.com

Blockchain has been everywhere lately - and it's so much more than a few bitcoins.<p>It seems that everywhere you turn in the tech industry, someone is talking about the promise of blockchain technology and how it's going to change the world. Well, I'm here to tell you this: It's changing the world …

Blockchain

What is a blockchain? GeekWire’s guide to this game-changing technology and its vast potential

Most technologies touted as “game-changing” are just somewhat modified versions of something already in use. Blockchains are different, and while it …

Blockchain

You'll Never Lead Your Team To High Performance Without Doing This First | Inc.com

Most of us in the business world are continuously trying to take the teams we lead to the next level, even if our team is already performing really well. We look to insightful studies by Google or scientific studies of top athletic teams to find any sort of levers we can pull to get that additional …

Management

How blockchain will change the future of the freelancer industry

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26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Time-management skills can take a while to learn.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of "Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want," and the creator of a course to help entrepreneurs find their target market, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when …

Time Management

The ultimate, 3500-word, plain English guide to blockchain

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, I’m sure you’ve heard of Bitcoin and blockchain. After all, they are one of the most trending topics these days  —  the ultimate buzzwords of the year. Even people who’ve never mined cryptocurrency or understand how it works, are talking about it.<p>My …

Confused About Blockchain? Here's What You Need to Know | Inc.com

Unless you've been living under a rock, you've probably heard someone mention Bitcoin, crytpocurrency, or "mining" sometime in the past few years. But do you actually know what they're talking about?<p>For most people, Bitcoin is the introduction they have to the world of blockchain technology. …

Blockchain

5 Novels of the Black Death and the World It Might Have Made

The Black Death was one of western civilization’s darkest episodes: a lethal plague that devastated Europe in the 14th century, killing somewhere …

Barnes & Noble

What a Total Solar Eclipse Looks Like in 4K, Close-Up, and Real-Time

During the Great American Eclipse, photographer JunHo Oh captured this incredible close-up 4K footage of totality in real time. You can see a great …

Discover why Python is an essential programming language

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Email Is Great But Face-to-Face Meetings Are 34 Times More Successful

If your goal is to communicate, talking is a lot better than typing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We have all of the advances in communication technology -- Skype, FaceTime, Slack. etc. Yet, nothing beats a good, old fashioned email. It’s quick, easy-to-use and, best …

Body Language

No one sabotages Donald Trump better than Donald Trump

Yet another executive order by the US president was blocked by the courts, in part because of his own words. His tweets are a political doomsday device<p>Welcome to the age of presidential sabotage. Since assuming office, President Donald J Trump has shown little inclination to “take care that the …

Donald Trump

Companies of the future: No CEO, no boss, managed by blockchain

We can get rid of bad bosses once and for all. At least that’s the promise of a radically new type of organization based on blockchain technology.<p>It’s called a Decentralized Autonomous Organization and it has no CEO, CFO, or VPs.<p>In fact, there’s no hierarchy at all. Of course, any time you bring …

Blockchain

The Stars Are Legion is a bold science fiction novel about warring women at the edge of the universe

Not your typical space opera<p>Every now and again, you’ll pick up a science fiction or fantasy novel that will absolutely blow you away because of how boldly it imagines an invented world. N.K. Jemisin’s <i>The Fifth Season</i> did that for me. So did Ann Leckie’s <i>Ancillary Justice</i>, and Jeff VanderMeer’s</i> …

Science Fiction

Here's Elon Musk's complete, sweeping vision on colonizing Mars to save humanity

SpaceX founder and billionaire Elon Musk wants to launch a million people to Mars in hopes of saving humanity from certain doom.<p>Musk presented his sweeping vision at the 67th International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico, during a roughly 63-minute speech.<p>You can watch the entire talk …

Space Travel

The HR Software Market Reinvents Itself

The $14-plus billion marketplace for HR software and platforms is reinventing itself. Fueled by mobile apps, analytics, video, and a focus on team-centric management, we are seeing a disruptive change in the HR software industry. This is a shift investors, buyers, and HR professionals should watch …

Human Resources