Luis Miguel Nagel

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How To Set Goals Like You’re Google (Even If You’re Not)

Embrace the 10x factor. That is, ask the question, “what would we do differently if we were trying to increase revenue 10x instead of by 10%” or …

How A Single Shift Of Focus Can Change You From Procrastinating To Taking Actions Immediately

The same old motivational secrets don’t really motivate you after you’ve read them for the tenth time, do they?<p>How about a unique spin on …

Facebook's VP of HR says the most important thing he looks for in a job interview can't be prepared in advance

It's important to do your homework before any job interview.<p>You'd better be prepared to solve puzzles and demonstrate your technical expertise. It's probably a good idea to figure out what kind of tricky questions might come up.<p>And then, of course, make sure come up with some questions of your …

10 habits of people who are always on time

These people are "on-timers," and they have unique habits that make them who they are.<p>Seeing as showing up late is disrespectful, and can negatively affect your career as well as your relationships, it may be time to take a page out of their book.<p>Here are 10 habits that make punctual people tick.

How I Motivated Myself During My Darkest Times

You shouldn't deny that there's a problem. Embrace it.<p>Motivation is a daily struggle. We all have those mornings when it's cold and rainy, and all you want to is stay curled up in bed. Other times, we're just mentally and physically exhausted. Then there are the times when a disastrous and …

This Simple Truth About Life Is the Secret to Success (and Maximum Productivity)

The true secret to productivity is simple, yet profound.<p>Everyone wants to know the secret way to be productive. Ambitious individuals in particular spend time looking for every possible competitive advantage, often only to find out that the secrets to productivity are simpler than they …

There will be 24 billion IoT devices installed on Earth by 2020

By 2020, more than 24 billion internet-connected devices will be installed globally — that's more than 4 devices for every human on earth.<p>The Internet of Things first came to us on PCs. Then it moved to smartphones, tablets, smartwatches, and TVs.<p>But now it's coming to all of our everyday devices …

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OMG Posters: A Decade of Rock Art

Posted in Best Books for Men and Media<p>OMG Posters launched back in 2007. For the last decade they’ve been featuring some of the most creative band & …

The 'Tesla of cannabis' is opening a massive, custom-built marijuana greenhouse

A marijuana cultivator that's been called the "Tesla of cannabis" is bringing the industry out of the darkness and into the light — literally.<p>Tantalus Labs, which could start selling product as early as 2018, has wrapped construction on a state-of-the-art cultivation site designed to give marijuana …

In 2017, Pursue Meaning Instead of Happiness

What would you rather have: a happy life or a meaningful life?<p>You can both be happy and lead a meaningful life, of course. But most of us, …

Robo-Journalism Is Good News for Stocks

Automation in the newsroom expands coverage of smaller firms and improves markets.<p>Robots have taken over many jobs once done by humans; now it seems …

How to Manage Your Anxiety When Presenting

Do you get nervous speaking in public? Learn how to mitigate your fear.<p>Insights<p>June 21, 2018<p>Written<p>The CEO of Spanx explains how her hyper-observant …

Mark Leslie: “The Key to Enduring Growth Is Strategic Transformation”

A lecturer in management shows why only a select few companies manage to extend their lives decades beyond the competition.<p>Successful enterprises …

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MBA Future Leaders Program Lets College Students Try on Stanford MBA

New Program Lets College Students Try on a Stanford GSB MBA<p>Last Updated Feb 21, 2017 by Jeanette Brown | 1 comment<p><b>“OK, Now That I Believe I Can Be</b> …

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How Power Couples Balance Work, Life & Family

Four dual-career couples share their secrets for reducing the chaos in their demanding lives.<p>The term “power couple” usually evokes images of wealth, …

One Communication Tool You Should Add to Your Toolkit

Want to provide better feedback, introduce people, or master small talk? Try this technique.<p>How many different communication actions do you engage in …

10 Steps to Perfect Your Startup Pitch

Startup guru Guy Kawasaki explains why asking investors for money is like online dating.<p>Pitching a startup to venture capitalists is like online …

Twelve Business Books to Read in 2017

Reading recommendations from the Stanford GSB community.<p>A reading list of books written or recommended by Stanford Graduate School of Business alumni …

8 Ways to Read (a Lot) More Books This Year

How much do you read?<p>For most of my adult life I read maybe five books a year — if I was lucky. I’d read a couple on vacation and I’d always have a few slow burners hanging around the bedside table for months.<p>And then last year I surprised myself by reading 50 books. This year I’m on pace for 100. …

[5:06] What would you recommend to company leaders to shift from a culture of delivery to a culture of continuous learning?

Discovery work has to be seen as equal to the rest of the work.<p>And so one of the simplest ways to ensure that learning and discovery is sustained in …

Emotional Intelligence Has 12 Elements. Which Do You Need to Work On?

Esther is a well-liked manager of a small team. Kind and respectful, she is sensitive to the needs of others. She is a problem solver; she tends to see setbacks as opportunities. She’s always engaged and is a source of calm to her colleagues. Her manager feels lucky to have such an easy direct …

Want To Read More Books? Here's How

According to the Pew Research Center, Americans read an average of 12 books a year. The Harvard Business Review has some advice for how to read more …

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Escape Your Comfort Zone

<b>Andy Molinsky,</b> professor of organizational behavior at Brandeis International Business School, discusses practical techniques for getting outside of your comfort zone, and how that can develop new capabilities and experiences that can help your career. His new book is <i>Reach: A New Strategy to Help</i> …

Break Bad Habits with a Simple Checklist

When we’re starting out on a new goal, we’re full of energy and enthusiasm. We eagerly make changes and take steps in our new direction in the first few weeks. But as time goes on, the newness wears off. Our energy drains, and we lose sight of our goal. Ultimately, we slide back into the status quo.<p>…

The Rise of AI Makes Emotional Intelligence More Important

The booming growth of machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), like most transformational technologies, is both exciting and scary. It’s exciting to consider all the ways our lives may improve, from managing our calendars to making medical diagnoses, but it’s scary to consider the social …

Research: How Leadership Experience Affects Students

Early leadership experience can be very valuable. Selective colleges screen for demonstrated leadership experience, and studies have found that people with high school leadership experience are paid up to 33% more than those without it. This wage premium is similar to the one associated with a …

How to Mentor a Perfectionist

It never ceases to amaze us. Bring up the topic of perfectionism in a room full of corporate CEOs, college presidents, or U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen, and you’ll see the same knowing smiles and nods of the head. Moreover, you’ll hear thinly veiled bravado about who among them is the most-perfect …

Why Some Crowdsourcing Efforts Work and Others Don’t

Organizations strive to tap into the potential of crowdsourcing by asking people around the world to come up with ideas. But what makes crowdsourcing work? We conducted a large-scale research project to understand why some organizations succeed to attract crowds and others fail.<p>Efforts to leverage …

Chinese and American Consumers Have Different Ideas About What Makes a Product Creative

When consumers believe a product is creative, they are more likely to like, share, and buy it. And yet not everyone agrees on what “creativity” looks like.<p>Jeffrey Loewenstein and I recently published a study examining the features that indicate whether a product is creative in the world’s two …

Building Emotional Agility

<b>Susan David,</b> author of <i>Emotional Agility</i> and psychologist at Harvard Medical School, on learning to unhook from strong feelings.<p>Download this podcast<p>SARAH GREEN CARMICHAEL: Welcome to The HBR IdeaCast from Harvard Business Review. I’m Sarah Green Carmichael. I’m here today with Susan David, Harvard …