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This Swedish ad perfectly skewers the hype surrounding self-driving cars

How do you say ‘burn’ in Swedish?<p>Car companies are drunk on technology. Everywhere you turn, major automakers are hyping new advances in connected cars, self-driving cars, and app-driven mobility services like ride-sharing and car-sharing. These new technologies will save lives, improve our …

Why People Who Succeed At School Don't Always Succeed In Life

When we were small, we were taught that if we wanted to be successful, we had to study hard and get good results at school. Getting straight “A”s had …

Those with the Leadership Fractal Get Ahead Faster | Inc.com

http://budurl.com/newpbhThe way I see it, leadership has four parts:<p>The ability to visualize a course of action<br>• Figuring out the best way to get where you're going<br>• Putting a plan together to actually get there<br>• Getting there.<p>Most of us are familiar with fractals. These are geometric or mathematical …

Employment

How to Retain Employees Through 'Servant' Leadership

No, "servant" leaders aren't slaves to their employers, or even pushovers. They just aren't authoritarians who boss employees around.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The term “servant leadership” was coined nearly 50 years ago in an essay written by Robert K. Greenleaf; …

17 Profound Quotes From The Dalai Lama That Will Make You Realize That Kindness and Compassion is the Only Answer

The Dalai Lama is one of the most inspirational spiritual teachers living today. From the age of 16, he was inducted with enormous responsibility in …

5 Reasons Most Leaders Are Not Qualified To Lead

I was selected for a leadership fast-track program at my first job after college. Entry to the program, similar to many corporate academy programs, was based on performance – meaning sales. But I expected the program to have different measurements for promotion to leadership positions. It didn’t. …

Leadership

A minimalist explains how a psychological trick called 'the beginner's mind' could make your life easier

A lot of joy could be found with the same practice.<p>And it is simple: practice seeing life with a beginner's mind.<p>I'm stealing this of course from Zen Buddhism's shoshin and Shunryu Suzuki's "Zen Mind Beginner's Mind," and I've written about it numerous times. But it's more fundamental than most …

Why Everyone At Your Company Should Have This Simple Job Description

For leaders of entrepreneurial organizations, nothing is more important or challenging than building the right team.<p>Startups and small businesses are dynamic environments that require people to think on their feet, identify challenges, and take unilateral action on a regular basis.<p>That’s why we’ve …

Leadership