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This Is How You Spend Your Mornings if You're a Baby Boomer, Gen X, Millennial, or Gen Z

New survey reveals the similarities and differences across the generational spectrum.<p><b>Generation Z, Millennials, Generation X, and Baby Boomers begin their days in different ways.</b>• <b><br>Some of the differences in their morning routines can be attributed to age. Baby Boomers are increasingly retiring, so</b> …

Demographics

Trump’s America does not care

<i>Robert Kagan is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. He writes a monthly foreign affairs column for The Post. He is the author of the forthcoming book “The Jungle Grows Back: America and Our Imperiled World.”</i><p>Since the end of the Cold War, it has widely been assumed that U.S. foreign policy …

Geopolitics

Haddock House

The Haddock House was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1938 but it was almost 40 years before the home was finally realized. Although it was built …

Architecture

Become a More Productive Learner

Today we consume five times more information every day than we did in 1986, an incredible amount that’s equivalent to a 174 newspapers…a day. That probably includes a lot of Instagram posts, but it’s not only social media. The corporate e-learning space has grown by nine times over the last 16 …

Learning

Managers Are a Dying Breed. Here's What You Must Have Instead

Why managers need to become leaders of disruption in this ever-changing business environment.<p>The crisis of leadership grows as companies struggle to adapt to change. We have a rise in part-time workers, growth of the gig economy, evolution of technology, increase in virtual teams, and an epidemic …

Innovation

Mary Meeker’s 2018 internet trends report: All the slides, plus analysis

Here’s a first look at the most highly anticipated slide deck in Silicon Valley.<p>It’s that time of year again, when Mary Meeker unloads her highly anticipated internet trends report for the <b>Code Conference</b> crowd in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. This year, the Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner …

Market Capitalization

Unique neuronal firing patterns in our "second brain" observed for the first time

Using a newly developed imaging technique, a team of researchers in Australia has directly observed a unique neural motor firing pattern outside of …

Neuroscience

Distance Still Matters in Business, Despite the Internet

The internet makes distance less a problem for conducting business, but geography still matters in the digital age. Shane Greenstein explains …

Harvard Business School

7 Former 'Best Practices' That Don't Work for Business Today

Why and how corporations must blow up many of their past 'best practices' to survive in today's rapidly changing world<p>Most companies today claim they are embarked on a transformation to ensure their long-term survival in this era of disruption and rapid change.<p>But in their day-to-day practices, …

Innovation

Why Today's Business Schools Teach Yesterday's Expertise

As the world undergoes a Fourth Industrial Revolution that is “fundamentally altering the way the way we live, work, and relate to one another—in its scale, scope, and complexity, a transformation … unlike anything humankind has experienced before”—one might imagine that business schools would be …

Innovation

This Culture "Tool" Is Being Used By All Of The Best Entrepreneurs

Over and over recently, I'm seeing some of the best thinkers using Gapingvoid's work.<p>For most executives, organizational culture has been a bit of a mystery. We read about companies with great cultures: Zappos, Rackspace, REI, Southwest Airlines, etc., but how did they create workplace environments …

Entrepreneurship

Verizon Shows 5G Going the Distance

Verizon showed millimeter wave 5G delivering 1Gbps at 3,000 feet from a cell site, a longer distance than was previously thought possible.<p>PCMag …

Verizon

Want to Become Successful at Anything? Start With These 6 Words

There are many tips and strategies to help you become world class. But none of that matters without understanding these six words.<p>Much has changed between 1956 and 2018. However, while everything has changed on the surface, at the core, we're still very much like the people who lived in 1956.<p>One …

Self-improvement

These 3 Businesses Are Already (and Creatively) Using AI to Automate Key Operational Tasks

Next time you use Grammarly, realize that a machine, not a human grammarian, is fixing those text errors for you.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Artificial intelligence:</i> Since the term was first coined in 1955 by the late Stanford computer scientist John …

Artificial Intelligence

How CEOs Waste 70% of Their Time Each Day | Inc.com

More than half of your workday could be spent more effectively. While that's hard a hard pill to swallow, you're not the only one who can stand to gain from a little schedule revamping.<p>"Looking at the schedule of a typical CEO, a full 70 percent of that time is sub-optimal, and I'll back that up …

Find your purpose with this 5-minute exercise

Over the course of a lifetime, we spend an average of 92,000 hours at work. A growing body of research suggests that it’s better for both us and our employers if we’re working on something that fulfills us.<p>There’s evidence that purpose-driven companies outperform the market, and studies show that …

How small acts of thoughtful rebellion can increase your power and status

A few years ago, I was asked to teach two back-to-back, ninety-minute executive education classes at Harvard Business School. About a hundred …

7 Reasons Why Coffee Is Good For You

Coffee isn't just warm and energizing, it may also be extremely good for you.<p>In recent years and decades, scientists have studied the effects of coffee on various aspects of health and their results have been nothing short of amazing.<p>Here are 7 reasons why coffee may actually be one of the …

Why ‘agreeing to disagree’ is a bad management tactic

When you decide to play referee with your team’s disagreement, one of the worst things you can end the argument with is “agreeing to …

Newfound neurological mechanism explains how breathing can sharpen your focus

Researchers at Trinity College Dublin have uncovered a neurophysiological link between respiration and cognition, offering a fascinating anatomical …

Neuroscience

Why Being Kind to Yourself is the First Step Toward Personal Growth | Heleo

“Self-compassion actually makes you more motivated and more resilient to setbacks.”<p><b>READ ON TO DISCOVER:</b><p><i>Why self-care is anything but selfish</i>• <i><br>Why</i> …

Mindfulness

This could be the biggest advance in aluminum production in 130 years

Apple, the largest publicly traded company in the world, joined a major collaboration last week that could change how it gets one of the key components that makes its ubiquitous gadgets look so sleek: aluminum.<p>And it is looking as though, simply by seeking out a greener component for iPhones and …

Are Universities Or Tech Companies Leading The Charge On New Technology?

<i>Is it worth doing research in a university rather than working for a company like Google or Facebook? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by John C. Hart, CS Professor, University of</b> …

College & University

When It Happens to Us: A Buddhist Approach to Pain & Disease

This is a fact of life; we don’t like pain. We suffer because we marry our instinctive aversion to pain to the deep-seated belief that life <i>should</i> be …

Spy Hill Estate

Built in 1789 for one of America's first secret agents, the Spy Hill Estate will appease history and architecture buffs alike. The home is situated …

It Takes 90 Hours to Make a New Friend

You probably know that adding people to your inner circle takes time, but how much time it actually takes to go from strangers to buddies has been …

Jeff Bezos says Amazon is not his 'most important work.' It's this secretive rocket company that toils in the Texas desert.

Jeff Bezos, the richest human on Earth, says Amazon and other lucrative ventures will never be as important to him as Blue Origin, his secretive aerospace startup in the Texas desert.<p>Bezos made the comments during a wide-ranging interview with Mathias Döpfner, the CEO of Axel Springer (Business …

Why Deep Learning Is Suddenly Changing Your Life

<b>By Roger Parloff</b><p>Illustration by Justin Metz<p>September 28, 2016, 5:00 PM EDT<p>Decades-old discoveries are now electrifying the computing industry and …

11 Surprising Signs That You May Be Way Smarter Than Most People

For one thing, if you're a musician, you're already ahead of the game.<p>If you've been called smart or intelligent your whole life, it may be for any of the reasons listed below. That's according to science, of course.<p>And if the verdict is still out on whether you're truly smart or not, this may just …

Siblings

The epic mistake about manufacturing that’s cost Americans millions of jobs

Looking back, there were two kinds of people who lived in America in 2016: people who believed Donald Trump, and people who believed data.<p>Trump claimed on the campaign trail that globalization had destroyed US manufacturing—and in the process, the American economy—by letting China and other …