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A legendary deal-maker was asked about the one mistake he made again and again, and his answer was brutal

The firm he founded with his cousin George Roberts in 1976, KKR, now manages $130 billion. It has just under 1,000 investors, many of which are state and municipal pension funds, and its portfolio of companies stands at more than 100.<p>The firm has done several huge deals, including the acquisition …

The UX Audit: A Beginner’s Guide

Imagine you run an eCommerce website. You know that visitors find you in search engines and that they interact with your homepage. They even get …

7 Design Mistakes From 2016 (And How to Fix Them This Year)

2016 was a groundbreaking year for interaction design. While trends in web design have rapidly evolved, we’re still seeing some of the same mistakes …

UI Design

How Functional Animation Helps Improve User Experience

Since humans are visually driven creatures, the impact of imagery only increases with the help of animation. Our eyes innately pay attention to …

Alibaba CEO Daniel Zhang’s Top Six Leadership Tips

The head of the billion-dollar company says meetings aren’t for sharing information–they’re for finding weak spots.<p>As you might imagine, leading one of the world’s biggest e-commerce companies comes with its challenges. Since becoming Alibaba’s CEO in May 2015, I’ve had to adopt a handful of …

Leadership

A famous scorecard taught at Harvard Business School can help you improve your life and relationships

I’ve always known that I’m addicted to achievement. But it’s only in the past few years that I’ve realized that can be a bad thing.<p>Every year, when New Year’s Eve rolled around, I used to set resolutions like “run 13 half-marathons in 2013” (because #medals). That particular year, I hit the goal. I …

How to fix agile teams that are notoriously bad at hitting release dates

Dr. Sven Jungmann Contributor<p>Dr. Sven Jungmann is an internationally trained medical doctor who speaks and consults on healthcare innovation and digitization.<p>Alex Loijos Contributor<p>Alex Loijos is a four-time entrepreneur with nine years' experience bringing new software to market in manufacturing, …

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The 20 Best Books of 2016, According to 36 "Best of" Lists

If you’re looking for a good book to curl up with this winter, you’re bound to find one on this list. These are the books found on “best of 2016" …

Books

How did Gatorade get its name? The surprising stories behind common brands

Have you ever wondered where Gatorade gets its unique name? (Hint: It has something to do with where it was invented.) Or what about the Gap, Panera or Starbucks?<p>While we all know the names of these popular brands, we never really stopped to think about where they came from — until now. Thanks to …

How Amazon innovates in ways that Google and Apple can't

The Echo, Amazon’s voice-controlled speaker, was a big hit this holiday season. Amazon is keeping specific sales figures under wraps, but the company says it sold nine times as many Echo devices during the holidays as it did a year earlier.<p>It’s the latest example of Amazon pioneering a new product …

The Four Pillars of Performance for Digital Marketing Campaigns

Compared with just a decade ago, consumers have an unprecedented amount of control over the content they see across all media.<p>DVR and premium …

Machine Learning is Fun Part 6: How to do Speech Recognition with Deep Learning

<b>Update:</b> <i>This article is part of a series. Check out the full series:</i> <i>Part 1</i><i>,</i> <i>Part 2</i><i>,</i> <i>Part 3</i><i>,</i> <i>Part 4</i><i>,</i> <i>Part 5</i><i>,</i> <i>Part 6</i><i>,</i> <i>Part 7</i> <i>and</i> <i>Part 8</i><i>!</i><p><i>You can also read this</i> …

10 Business Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read in 2017

Bill Gates recently released his favorite books of 2016. Claiming he averages about one book a week, the billionaire business magnate says reading is …

10 Habits you need to give up to increase your productivity

Share40<p>Tweet<p>Share275<p>+18<p>Shares 323<p>Would you like to be successful? But what are you willing to do in order to reach your goal? Success is not …

5 Enemies of Success You Must Avoid At All Costs

In the journey of life, we all come across certain challenges that in one way or another attempt to derail our success. Sometimes these challenges …

McKinsey's 2016 Analytics Study Defines The Future Of Machine Learning

• U.S. retailer supply chain operations who have adopted data and analytics have seen up to a 19% increase in operating margin over the last five years.<br>• Design-to-value, supply chain management and after-sales support are three areas where analytics are making a financial contribution in …

Machine Learning

7 Technology Trends for 2017 Globally

This curated column is authored by Moses Ida-Michaels, Business Director, Availsys<p>Technology will drive the business markets of 2017. There will be …