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3 sencillísimos pasos para estar más sana (y de paso más flaca) - instyle.mx

Las dietas, los licuados, las <i>superfoods</i> y los detox inundan nuestras vidas y por lo tanto nuestras redes sociales. Es demasiada información, pero …

The Amazing Marketing Machine Behind Adele

There hasn’t been a song as powerful as “Hello” in a long, long time.<p>Since its Oct. 23 debut, the post-breakup ballad has torn through music industry …

Bilingual kids have multiple advantages, no matter what the languages are

We live in a world of great linguistic diversity. More than half of the world’s population grows up with more than one language. There are, on the other hand, language communities that are monolingual, typically some parts of the English-speaking world.<p>In this case, bilingualism or multilingualism …

Language Learning

10 alimentos que te ayudarán a quemar grasa

<b>1. Agua fría.</b><p>Recuerda que muchas veces pensamos que tenemos hambre, cuando en realida tenemos sed. Toma dos litros de agua diario y procura que esté …

How to Handle Difficult Conversations at Work

Difficult conversations — whether you’re telling a client the project is delayed or presiding over an unenthusiastic performance review — are an inevitable part of management. How should you prepare for this kind of discussion? How do you find the right words in the moment? And, how can you manage …

Self-help

What Happened When Linkin Park Asked Harvard for Help with Its Business Model

Photo by Mark Fiore<p>How do musicians make money today? Album sales are down 14%, single downloads are down 11%, and only the streaming services are up, 28%. Technology has forced music artists to completely rethink the way they approach their businesses. We’ve all had to adapt.<p>The most successful …

Innovation

Dear Boss: Your Team Wants You to Go on Vacation

Over the past decade, a staggering number of studies have demonstrated that our work performance plummets when we work prolonged periods without a break. We know that overworked employees are prone to mood swings, impulsive decision-making, and poor concentration. They’re more likely to lash out at …

The Workplace

What Millennials Want from Work, Charted Across the World

Courtesy of NASA GSFC<p>As more Millennials assume leadership positions around the world, organizations are becoming increasingly concerned with how to ensure their success. However, most existing research on those born between the early ‘80s and late ‘90s is skewed toward understanding what a narrow, …

If Your Boss Thinks You’re Awesome, You Will Become More Awesome

If your boss thinks you’re awesome, will that make you more awesome? This question came to us recently, when we were working with the top three levels of management in a multinational. When asked to rate their direct reports on 360 evaluations, some managers consistently rated everyone higher, and …

Psychology

The Internet Makes You Think You’re Smarter Than You Are: An Interview with Matthew Fisher

Kenneth Andersson<p><b>The research:</b> Yale doctoral candidate Matthew Fisher and his colleagues Mariel Goddu and Frank Keil asked people a series of questions that seemed answerable but were actually difficult. The questions concerned things people assume they know but actually don’t—such as why there are …

The Brain

The 6 Most Common Innovation Mistakes Companies Make

The problem was clear. The executive team of a consumer healthcare company had concluded that the rise of new competitors meant the company needed to up its innovation game. The company had spent the past two decades focused on implementing Six Sigma processes across the enterprise and it was …

Innovation

Assessment: What’s Your Personal Productivity Style?

Harvard

More Reasons Women Need to Negotiate Their Salaries

How do companies end up with significant gender pay inequalities, if they don’t intend to discriminate against women? Here’s a simple economic model to show how this can happen:<p>Let’s assume your organization has two types of equally qualified and valuable potential hires – one has a low aversion to …

Salaries & Wages

Are You Proud of How You’re Spending Your Time?

When you feel like you’re just one e-mail away from failure at work, it can seem ludicrous to take your eyes off of what you believe absolutely needs to get done to consider what you might regret in the future. The amount of demands coming at you feels so crushing and so unavoidable that you …

Train Travel

Navigating the Dozens of Different Strategy Options

<i>In this adaptation from the new book, Your Strategy Needs a Strategy (HBR Press, 2015), BCG strategy experts make sense of the all the different, and competing, approaches to strategy: Which strategy is right for your business? When and how should you implement it? The practical tool offered here</i> …

Innovation