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It's Time To Say It, Retirement Is Dead, This Is What Will Take its Place.

The tired old notion of retiring is absolutely the wrong way to think about the most important part of your life.<p><i>"We get old when the weight of our memories and regrets starts to exceed that of our dreams."</i><p>When it to comes to the topic of retirement the old rules no longer apply.<p>In 1935 when the …

Retirement

Winston Churchill’s Secret Productivity Weapon

<i>How a Midday Nap Can Boost Your Performance all Day Long</i>One of the more unlikely museums in London is located in the basement of the Treasury, …

Downing Street

This 1 Simple Way of Thinking Separates the Smartest People From Everyone Else

It's the way to better relationships, creative thinking, problem solving, and great conversations.<p>In one famous quote, Albert Einstein explained his genius when he famously said, "I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious."<p>The second part of that quote is certainly good news for the …

Creativity

This Best-Selling Management Expert Nailed The Definition of Leadership in 6 Words

Warning: This is cringeworthy but the research doesn't lie.<p>When it comes to choosing a leadership philosophy that will turn employees into loyal and committed high-performers, who will then win over loyal and committed customers time and time again, you can't beat Servant Leadership.<p>In fact, the …

Leadership

Why Lufthansa Decided to Give Its Planes a New Paint Job

Earlier this week, executives at German national carrier Lufthansa took the wraps off what it calls a “modernized brand image”—two planes sporting a …

Advertising Industry

The Co-Creation Imperative: How To Make Organizational Change Collaborative

<b>Lego’s IDEAS platform. Ramaswamy And Gouillart On Co-Creation</b><p>We can learn a lot about engaging employees in organizational change from Lego’s pioneering approach to co-created product design. Lego’s IDEAS website is an excellent example of an online co-creation platform. Here is how it works. The …

Employee Engagement

10 Things You Need to Know About Your Fretboard | LESSON

10 ways to find and maintain your bearings anywhere on the fretboard.<p>0<p>SHARES<p>Ever feel a little out of touch or just plain lost on certain parts of …

Electric Guitar

The Best Mentors Think Like Michelangelo

Michelangelo approached the craft of sculpting with the humble conviction that a unique and beautiful piece of art already existed within the stone, and his job was only to release it. We think the best mentors approach their art in the same way.<p>Social psychologists have already confirmed that in …

Leadership

The Revisionist History of the Gospel

Do you ever get the sense from any of the Gospel accounts of Jesus’s calling his disciples that he is looking for the cream of the crop?Does it …

Theology

Everybody Knows Better Than This 1 Simple Resume Mistake (But Most People Can't Stop Doing It Anyway)

Everybody says they know better. Then most people go ahead and do it anyway.<p>What if I were to tell you about an incredibly common resume mistake that prevents most people from getting the jobs they want--even when they're highly qualified?<p>It's a deceptive error that job seekers and employers rarely …

Employment

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh Sums Up His Secret Superpower in a Single Word

Zappos' culture is a direct reflection of its CEO's offbeat personality.<p>You wouldn't expect the CEO of a billion-dollar company to live in a glorified trailer park. But my buddy Tony Hsieh is no regular businessman: his company, online retailer Zappos, is a direct reflection of his quirky, …

Success

One of the Last Dead Sea Scrolls Deciphered

The Hebrew scroll provides insight into ancient Judean celebrations.<p>Archaeologists may be one step closer to decoding the mystery of the famous Dead Sea Scrolls.<p>Researchers from the University of Haifa in Israel have restored and deciphered one of the last untranslated Qumran Scrolls. The …

Archaeology

Breaking Bad became one of the best TV shows ever by borrowing a trick from Shakespeare

The show balanced improvisation and careful planning thanks to its overarching structure.<p>Much has been made of the way the writers of <i>Breaking Bad</i> <i>—</i> which debuted to modest ratings on January 20, 2008, before growing into one of the defining shows of its era — wrote themselves into corners, before …

TV

The Future of Human Work Is Imagination, Creativity, and Strategy

It seems beyond debate: Technology is going to replace jobs, or, more precisely, the <i>people</i> holding those jobs. Few industries, if any, will be untouched.<p>Knowledge workers will not escape. Recently, the CEO of Deutsche Bank predicted that half of its 97,000 employees could be replaced by robots. One …

Goal Setting

Warren Buffett Says This Is The 1 Simple Habit That Separates Successful People from Everyone Else

The 87-year old chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway once gave us a breakthrough principle of taking charge of one's life. Lets revisit it again.<p>Billionaire Warren Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, is now 87 years old and still capturing the world's attention as the second …

The Starbucks Logo Has A Secret You’ve Never Noticed

Look closely at the Siren. She looks perfect. But by design, she’s not.<p>Her eyes command a warm confidence. Her hair ripples as an ocean wave that laps provocatively over her breasts. As the face of Starbucks since 2011, the Siren logo is alluring by design, beckoning you into the store to grab a …

It Took Apple Executive Angela Ahrendts 1 Sentence to Drop the Best Career Advice You'll Hear Today

Not everyone thought Angela Ahrendts was cut out to lead a team. That's why she learned this invaluable lesson.<p>As the Senior Vice President of Retail Strategy at Apple, Angela Ahrendts is one of the highest ranking executives at the most valuable company in the world. To get that job, she had to …

Angela Ahrendts

We Studied 100 Mentor-Mentee Matches — Here’s What Makes Mentorship Work

When First Round launched its Mentorship Program in 2016, we didn’t know what to expect. We’d heard from a number of people in our community that …

Robo-Advisers Are Coming to Consulting and Corporate Strategy

Does a robot manage your money? For many of us, the answer is yes. Online and algorithmic investment and financial advice is easy to come by these days, usually under the moniker of “robo-advisor.” Startups such as Wealthfront, Personal Capital, and Betterment launched robo-advisors as industry …

9 Thorough Guides That Will Teach You the Basics of SEO

In this article, we'll go over 9 guides that will help you get up to speed with SEO quickly.<p>If you want to get discovered online, you're going to have to learn SEO basics. Fortunately, there are plenty of resources available that will help you do just that.<p>Some of them are offered by the most …

Study Reveals The Secret to Achieving Your Work-Life Balance (And It Has Nothing to Do With Productivity)

A two-word answer that all successful people get.<p>We're all searching for that sweet work life balance in our careers.<p>But let me tell you something: most people miss the point about work-life balance. Just Google and you will see all these articles about work life balance tips....Don't eat your …

This Is the Best Millennial Retention Strategy Ever

This company uses radical candor to retain and engage their workforce of 80 percent Millennials.<p>The best Millennial retention strategy ever is...<p>CARE.<p>This is a subtle nod to the 2009 New York Times Bestseller, <i>Crush It!: Why Now Is the Time to Cash In on Your Passion</i> by Gary Vaynerchuk where the …

The 1 Interview Question All Great Bosses Ask to Hire for Potential (Hint: Mark Cuban Says It's the Secret to Success)

This core skill is the key to unlocking one's full potential.<p>Not too long ago, I had a chance to interview a very strong job candidate for a marketing role from a top five undergraduate program. She had all the credentials - strong academics, great work experience, and a "get-stuff-done" type of …

Why 2018 Is the Beginning of the End for Smartphones

Augmented reality will turbocharge how you reach customers--if you use it correctly.<p>What if I were to tell you that this is the beginning of the end of smartphones? That might seem bold, given the recent launch of Apple's latest and greatest iPhones. But there's already evidence of the next wave of …

Reminder: Airlines in the United States are Required by Law to Accept Your Guitar as a Carry-On

Something to remember if you're traveling with your guitar.<p>0<p>SHARES<p>If you're a fan of The Kinks and/or their former guitarist, Dave Davies, you may …

You're Innovating for Customers... But Are You Innovating for Employees?

Customer-centric innovation has transformed industries across the board. But, you're missing an opportunity if you're not applying it within your organization.<p>Increasingly, people with job functions that serve an enterprise but have no customer-facing roles are filling up our Innovation Bootcamps. …

Get a Cinematic Video in Low Light Conditions with your iPhone FiLMiC Pro

Smartphone Filmmaker & Post Specialist Richard Lackey is going to show you how to shoot low light video with your iPhone and get awesome results. …

People Who Instantly Click With Everyone Have These 3 Traits

Novels have been written about the intricacies of romantic relationships, while friendships, though equally important, tend to get the short end of …

Seal from First Temple Period found at kotel supports Biblical accounts

The new find supports the biblical rendering of the existence of a governor of Jerusalem 2,700 years ago, says archeologist.<p>The clay sealing from the …

The Digital Transformation Myth and What you Can do to Become Fit for the Future

Consider these three ideas for your next change initiative.<p>The aim of a digital transformation initiative is to help organizations meet the demands of an increasingly complex world that have been exacerbated by technology. But the reality is that if you aren't changing and evolving as a business …