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4 Essential Innovation Skills That Anybody Can Master

Great innovators aren't prima donnas or glory seekers. They are problem solvers.<p>I spent the majority of my adult life managing organizations and I always felt enormous pressure to innovate, but whenever I went looking for guidance, what I found was a confused jumble. Disruptive innovation, design …

Innovation

5 toxic habits I've quit to be happier, smarter, and more productive

Do you want to know the honest reason why I study productivity?<p>I'm lazy. And I love life.<p>I also sincerely believe that productivity is the key skill that leads to a successful career and happy life. Why? When you're productive, you know how to get the <i>right</i> things done so you never have to worry …

4 Unmistakable Signs It's Time to Leave Your Company

Toxic workplaces cost U.S. employers $23.8 billion annually in the form of absenteeism, health care, lost productivity, and more.<p>A 2009 survey conducted by Mitchell Kusy and Elizabeth Holloway, authors of <i>T</i><i>oxic Workplace! Managing Toxic Personalities and Their Systems of Power</i>, found that 64 percent …

The Workplace

25 Business Ideas Worth Millions That I Don't Have Time to Build

Here's a good business idea. Focus on one of the million problems people have that you could help them solve.<p>8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The advance of the internet has democratized admission to the world of entrepreneurship. From virtually anywhere in the …

5 Time-Wasting Habits That Limit Your Potential

In order to get ahead in life and in your career, you need to learn to value your time.<p>There are a couple names that will show up in my inbox once a month. It's guaranteed that they'll ask if I want to chat over dinner, a drink, and make it look as if they're trying to do business.<p>Anyone that knows …

Fraternities

18 Hard Things to Do If You Want to Be a Successful Leader

Everyone can rise above their circumstances and achieve success if they are dedicated about what they do.<p>Nobody ever said that being a leader would be easy. If you've taken more than a couple of steps down the path, you know that leadership comes with challenges and complications at every …

Leadership

7 Questions You Should Ask During a Job Interview

“Do you have any questions for us?”<p>You’ll be asked it in almost any interview. And while you may be tempted to sit back and relax during this …

Employment

Why Isn’t Agile Working?

A couple drawings…<p>I was visiting a relative a couple years ago. My poor cousin (the CEO of an insurance company) had been sold the Agile Silver …

20 Underground Free Project Management Tools

<i>Update 9/25/2017: This piece has been updated to include 20 project management tools, and now includes screenshots of each tool.</i>I live in Washington, …

10 Hard Things to Start Doing for Yourself

In 1911, two explorers, Amundsen and Scott, embarked on a race against each other to become the first known human being to set foot upon the …

New York City

Are You Good at Predicting What Others Will Do? Take This Simple Test to Find Out

A simple experiment about choices has intriguing results.<p>How good at you at knowing ahead of time what choice someone else will make? It turns out for most of us the answer is: not that good.<p>That's just one result of a fascinating experiment conducted by Vox on behalf of Volvo. The experiment …

Psychology

5 Brain Hacks That Will Help You Think Smarter

Unlock your brain's creative potential.<p>When I bought my first computer years ago, I hired a tutor to teach me how to use it, but before she had finished giving me instructions my fingers were all over the keyboard pushing buttons. "What do these do?" I wanted to know. She was a little horrified …

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