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The Surprising Way to Be More Effective at Storytelling | Inc.com

By now, most of us are familiar with "the irresistible power of storytelling as a business tool" (as <i>Harvard Business Review</i> describes it) to get people's attention, involve them emotionally and help them remember the content you're trying to convey.<p>But you may not know that the traditional way we …

Star Wars

QuickTakes Explain the Year Ahead

Bloomberg News reporters in more than 100 cities will cover the stories that matter most in 2018. Here’s a selection of key events for the year, plus …

20 overlooked Netflix documentaries that you need to watch

From documentaries that blur the line between reality and fiction to crowd-pleasing character studies, there's so many options for documentaries on Netflix it can be hard to pick which title to stream.<p>Major docs like "The Look of Silence," "Man on Wire," and "Jiro Dreams of Sushi" are obvious …

Island-hopping through Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia

With 17,000-plus isles to choose from, planning an Indonesian island-hopping adventure can feel overwhelming. If you’re beginning – but not wanting to end – your adventure on Bali, the Nusa Tenggara archipelago to the east is an excellent place to start. Bouncing between ferries and buses, you'll …

Buy these seven shares to profit from driverless cars and artificial intelligence

The idea of investing in technology companies will, for many, bring back painful memories of the tech bubble bursting at the turn of the millennium.<p>Today, there is little of the mania of two decades ago. Technology firms are typically more expensive to buy than the wider market, but are now …

Investing

Three Days in Paris - What to do and What to See

What to do when you only have three days in Paris. We break down an itinerary with not to miss sites and how to make the most of your time.

11 secret gardens in Porto

Don’t let Porto’s architecture fool you. At face value its slender buildings appear to house little more than pokey apartments or hole-in-the-wall cafés, but many doors are rabbit holes leading to spacious living quarters (perhaps with a veggie patch and chickens out back) or modern dining spots …

Elon Musk's Promises and Goals for Tesla, SpaceX, and More

25 books that will blow your mind

We've put together a list of 25 such books — taking inspiration from Amazon's list of 100 books to read in your lifetime, recommendations from Goodreads users, as well as some of our own personal favorites.<p>These books' exploration of politics, history, and the human condition are so insightful, …

Literature

Too many people make the same mistake after bombing a job interview

The logic being that maybe the person was having a bad day, or maybe they were nervous, and maybe — just maybe — their true, wonderful self will shine through the second time around.<p>When it comes to job interviews, few hiring managers are so forgiving. If you mess up the first interview, there's …

Fourteen Wall Street Veterans Share the Best Advice They've Ever Received

Wall Street has a reputation as a cutthroat place with an intense working environment. Those who survive rarely get there on their own, however, and …

Microsoft's CEO Sent an Extraordinary Email to Employees After They Committed an Epic Fail | Inc.com

Just under a year ago, Microsoft launched a Twitter bot by the name of Tay (officially, Tay.ai), in an attempt to advance how artificial intelligence communicates with humans in real time. Things took a vicious turn, though, when hackers and others caused Tay to begin spewing racist and profane …

Leadership

OPEC’s Troubled Two Smash Oil Cuts Anew

OPEC’s troubled two—Venezuela and Angola—again made huge and largely involuntary contributions to the exporter group’s pledged output curbs in April, …

The best free online business courses starting in January

Why do so many speeches fall flat? Blame poor delivery for one. Who wants to hear a speaker trip over every line or drone on without making a point?<p>Let's face it: public speaking is an exercise in respecting the audience's time and IQ, not to mention the spirit of the gathering. While passion and …

10 Best Apps For Travellers [2016 Edition]

Not all trips are about cutting digital ties. There’s a time and a place for unplugging, but tech-savvy travellers know a smartphone can be the …

Apps

The 5 Most Misinterpreted Charts in Sales

Sales is all about hitting the number, but sometimes, those numbers can be a little misleading.<p>As a sales leader, you have to be able to understand …

16 brilliant quotes from Charlie Munger, Warren Buffett's right-hand man

And then he met Warren Buffett.<p>The rest is history.<p>As vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, Munger is Buffett's right-hand man. He has an estimated net worth of $1.19 billion.<p>Like Buffett, Munger is incredibly sharp in his wit and investing wisdom. You might even argue that his words are more blunt …

Opinion: 7 best investing-research papers of 2015

SSRN, the Social Science Research Network, published its top 10 papers of 2015, and one of my papers, “Understanding the Modern Monetary System,” …

Goldman Sachs' entire outlook for the markets and the economy in one giant slide

Goldman Sachs is more or less optimistic on US stocks as we head into 2016.<p>The bank's strategists summarized the bank's forecasts for major global markets and US economic data on Friday in a weekly note to clients.<p>According to chief equity strategist David Kostin, the S&P will hover around 2,025 in …

33 business books every professional should read before turning 30

To help you figure out how to navigate the professional world and set yourself on the right trajectory, we've rounded up some of our favorite business books.<p>They include career guides, business memoirs, and academic research on how to maximize your time and network.<p>Here are the business books we …

The 129 finance people you have to follow on Twitter

Twitter has evolved into a platform for serious finance gurus.<p>Beyond the jabberings of the small-time players, these analysts, hedge funders, and big players have the power to sway markets in 140 characters, and they often take to Twitter to give their two cents. And it's smart stuff.<p>We asked Wall …