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Silicon Valley parents are raising their kids tech-free — and it should be a red flag

It's 9 a.m. in Sunnyvale, California and Minni Shahi is on her way to work at the Apple headquarters in Cupertino. Her husband, a former Googler named Vijay Koduri, is meeting his business partner at a local Starbucks to discuss their startup, a YouTube clip-making business called HashCut.<p>Shahi and …

Silicon Valley

The Surprising Way to Be More Effective at Storytelling

To engage leaders, colleagues and clients, use this simple technique<p>By now, most of us are familiar with "the irresistible power of storytelling as a business tool" (as HBR describes it) to get people's attention, involve them emotionally and help them remember the content you're trying to …

Public Speaking

26 Apps to Make Your Phone the Best Personal Assistant Ever

A mobile device loaded with the right apps can truly help a person get ahead in business and life.<p>A mobile device loaded with the right apps can help a person get more done, stay informed, relax and save money. Here's a fresh list of apps more than two dozen high achievers are using every …

Apps

A Little Known 9-Word Tom Brady Quote Is The True North Of All Success

It's not talent, skill, or even dedication that guides your path to success. It's this.<p>First things first. This isn't a Patriot-ic column. Yes, I'm from Boston. Yes, I'm rooting for the Pats this Sunday. Yes, I cannot help but be drawn into the Super Bowl frenzy. And yes, I too was wondering if Tom …

NFL

10 New Business Books Everyone Will Be Talking About in a Few Months

New books that are set to make a splash, according to star Wharton professor (and bestselling author) Adam Grant.<p>Star Wharton professor Adam Grant knows something about what it takes to make a book a bestseller. Both his books, <i>Give and Take</i> and <i>Originals</i>, were blockbusters, while <i>Option B</i>, his …

Books

The morning routine experts recommend for peak productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

Time Management

9 science-backed books that could change your life for the better in 2018

This year, like every year, most of us are trying to get more done, be happier, and have better relationships. Given the high levels of burnout across professions (50% by some accounts), we all could use some tools for higher efficiency and better self-care. The good news is that these 9 books …

Happiness

47 Inspiring Entrepreneurial Quotes from Famous Leaders

If you've made the bold decision to enter the world of entrepreneurship, you'll know it is, indeed, an undertaking. Need a pick me up? Read these inspiring quotes to keep you motivated!<p>The word "entrepreneur" comes from the aptly defined French word "entreprendre," meaning "to undertake." If you've …

Motivation

Good Leaders Know Why Responding is Better Than Reacting

Don't let your emotions damage your career<p>Driven by their emotions, bad leaders react quickly to situations often without worrying about the facts or the repercussions of their actions, believing that they can always show good emotional intelligence by apologizing later.<p>Unfortunately, it doesn't …

Emotional Intelligence

Bank of America has found the formula for a market meltdown — and we're dangerously close

The scorching-hot stock market is fresh off yet another week of new record highs, yet one glaring question remains: When will it all come crashing down?<p>The global investment strategy team at Bank of America Merrill Lynch has an idea.<p>The firm, which has repeatedly warned of investor overexuberance, …

Markets

What Should My Net Worth Be At Age 30, 40, 50, 60?

Everything is relative when it comes to money. If we all have a net worth of $1,000,000, then nobody is truly rich. As such, we must first get an …

The Best Time-Management Tools Used by Highly Successful People

Some simple time-saving hacks could help you optimize your time<p>About a year ago I threw my back out. And voila, my body forced me to lay down and rest to take care of my "L5-S1. No that's not a cool new battleship from Star Wars, it's the location for my slipped disc (for those of you with back …

Want Kids Who Can Stand up to What Life Throws at Them? Follow This Simple Advice

Instead of being victims, resilient kids see themselves as being in control of their destinies. As a result, they tend grow and get better when bad things happen, instead of crumpling.<p>Much has been written about the habits and characteristics of high-achieving adults, and how they differ from …

Parenting