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Stop Beginning Your Speeches with 'Good Morning and Thank You' and Start With This Instead | Inc.com

Every presentation is an opportunity to make an impression. You can either use your pitch to build credibility, engagement and buy-in, or blow the chance to share your story in a way that sells.<p>No matter how compelling your message is, if you don't capture your audience's attention in the first …

Watch Aaron Draplin design a logo in 15 minutes

It's fun to watch an A-list designer like Aaron Draplin (creator of Field Notes notebooks) how he goes about designing a new logo. Here, he was …

Graphic Design

6 Ways Cities Can Prepare For The Future Of Work

From benefits that don’t come from your job to a basic income, cities need to be the laboratories to find solutions for a world where most tasks are automated.<p>Work isn’t what it used to be. Jobs are being automated out of existence. Fewer of us are tied to single, long-term employers. Up to 25% of …

Basic Income

MVPM: Minimum Viable Product Manager – The Black Box of Product Management

<b>1. The Stack</b><p>When engineers refer to ‘the stack’, they’re talking about the layers of technologies that are used to provide functionality to your …

Product Management

5 Benefits You Will Experience Once You Become Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable

As human beings, we often view “stress” as a dirty word. We try to avoid it at all costs. But sometimes a little bit of healthy stress can push us …

6 Things Great Leaders Do Differently

Great leadership can be a difficult thing to pin down and understand. You know a great leader when you're working for one, but even they can have a hard time articulating what it is that makes their leadership so effective.<p>It was recently rumored that Starbucks' CEO Howard Schultz would run for …

Samsung’s Gear S2 can make me a believer in smartwatches

This perfectly round smartwatch is like a porthole into the future<p><b>Read next:</b> The Samsung Gear S2 review.<p>A year ago, I was here at IFA in a state of exasperation. Every electronics company was throwing a diversity of awkward smartwatches at the wall and waiting to see what stuck. Nothing did, …

18 Struggles Of Having An Outgoing Personality But Actually Being Shy And Introverted

This… this is my soul song, people. This is my Vietnam.<p>1. You’re not <i>anti</i>-social, you’re selectively social.<p>2. At any given point, you have one (maybe …

Study: How experiencing awe transforms the way you treat the people around you

From the researchers that brought you the conclusion that money makes people meaner comes a new paper: Having an awesome experience makes people nicer.<p>“Awe has an important collective function,” says Paul Piff, an assistant professor of psychology at University of California, Irvine, and the lead …

Psychology

What Makes You 'Click' With Someone Else?

You can’t put your finger on it.<p>You may not have anything in common.<p>On paper it might seem you’d never be friends.<p>But you just… “<i>click</i>.”<p>How does that …

3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Commit

In preparation for a large study of the advice of older (and often long-married) people about love, marriage, and relationships, I conducted a series …

The Collapse of Expertise and Rise of Collaborative Sensemaking

If organizations are going to thrive in turbulent times, they must surrender many of their most cherished assumptions and start leveraging the power …

Food Technology for All - MIT Technology Review

For years, the most important food technologies were all about scale. How could we feed a fast-growing population at less expense? By doing …

Agriculture

Teaching Machines to Understand Us - MIT Technology Review

The first time Yann LeCun revolutionized artificial intelligence, it was a false dawn. It was 1995, and for almost a decade, the young Frenchman had …

Artificial Intelligence

The Physics Of Disruption

Once a model becomes hardwired, we begin to see it as the natural order of things rather than that which we have created ourselves. Related posts: …

Leaders Must Do More Than Inspire—We Must Shape Networks

It is never enough to gather together a small cadre of true believers, because to achieve anything of any significance, larger networks must be …

Management

The 5 Types Of Innovation For The Future Of Work, Pt. 1: Employee Innovation

As the world of work continues to evolve at a rapid pace innovation continues to become both a top priority and a top challenge. For most companies, innovation is handled behind closed doors in a secluded part of the company that only a few have access to. This type of innovation is no longer …

Innovation

Why Self-Managed Teams Are the Future of Business | Inc.com

<b>Self-Managed Teams Are Already A Proven Success</b><p>A recent Harvard Business Journal article was titled, "Are We Ready for Self-Management?" as if this is a new, experimental thing. The fact is that many large, highly successful companies like W. L. Gore, Semco, Barry Wehmiller and countless others …

4 Business Models for the Data Age

Organizations have always depended on data — to manage operations, to communicate with customers, to pay employees and suppliers, to plan their futures, and so forth. Those with the best data have enjoyed distinct advantages — in commerce, for example, better understanding the market leads to …

Digital hives: Creating a surge around change

Online communities are helping companies engage with employees to accelerate change.<p><b>New lessons are emerging</b> for executives striving to harness the …

Analytics skills set the ‘new breed’ of HR professional apart

<b>Analytics skills are becoming increasingly essential for those wishing to get ahead in HR, says Anthony Carnell of Talent Gene.</b><p>Everybody is talking …

Big Data and HR: Why HR Needs to Enter the Game

Big data is everywhere. For years, big data seemed to be for the data geeks and the super quant jocks, but today it’s used in marketing, customer …

Big Data

Companies Collect Competitive Intelligence, but Don’t Use It

The first requirement for being competitive is to know what <i>others</i> in your space are offering or plan to offer so you can judge the unique value proposition of your moves. This is just common sense. The second requirement is to anticipate response to <i>your</i> competitive moves so that they are not …

10 steps to starting a business while keeping your full-time job

I listed a number of reasons why this makes sense. I even included some practical steps.<p>But I didn't go far enough.<p>So here's a guest post from Ryan Robinson, an entrepreneur and marketer who teaches people how to create meaningful self-employed careers.<p>(His online courses "Launching a Business …

Researchers claim that Google could 'rig the 2016 election'

Robert Epstein, a senior research psychologist at the American Institute for Behavioral Research and Technology, and colleague Ronald E. Robertson …

The Truth About Work-Life Balance

This story appears in the September 2015 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Over the years, I’ve asked everyone from solo freelancers to big-time CEOs how they balance work and the rest of their lives. The conclusion I’ve drawn from the collective answers is this: The very concept of work-life …

The Weekly Echo: Inaugural Edition

Welcome to the first edition of The Weekly Echo, a new column here at AppAdvice. This column will discuss the evolution of Amazon Echo as well as …

The 25 fintech 'unicorns' worth over $1 billion ranked by value

Valuations in the sector are also sky-rocketing as more money floods in. Many companies are now reaching the fabled "unicorn" status — the term in the tech industry for companies worth $1 billion (£640 million) or more.<p>Earlier this year conference organiser Finovate pulled together a list of all …

The Coddling of the American Mind

In the name of emotional well-being, college students are increasingly demanding protection from words and ideas they don’t like. Here’s why that’s disastrous for education—and mental health.<p><b>S</b>omething strange is happening at America’s colleges and universities. A movement is arising, undirected and …

Higher Education

10 core beliefs of incredibly successful people

Incredibly successful people share a number of perspectives and beliefs.<p>Here are some of those beliefs ... no. Wait. Before you comment that my point of view is shallow and materialistic, read this to see why I feel <i>this</i> is the only definition of success that matters. (Hint: success has nothing to …