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7 Skills That Aren’t About to Be Automated

Today’s young professionals grew up in an age of mind-boggling technological change, seeing the growth of the internet, the invention of the smartphone, and the development of machine-learning systems. These advances all point toward the total automation of our lives, including the way we work and …

Leadership

Technology on Flipboard Just Got Even Better

One of the most read categories on Flipboard is technology, and today it’s becoming an even more essential destination for tech insiders, professionals and enthusiasts, thanks to a major injection of new content, a faster way to browse the day’s news, a way to share articles with your team, and …

7 Ways Intel Smart Glasses Can Absolutely Dominate the Market.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) Finally, Intel smart glasses Vaunt have proved that you can wear technology without looking goofy. Intel’s smart eyewear is all set …

Face-Swap Porn and the End of Reality

Lingerie Images ? Pixabay ? Download Free Pictures960 Ã-- 640 - 144k - jpg<br>(Image by pixabay.com) Permission Details DMCA<p>In a dank corner of the …

“Timelinely” Lets You Easily Create Annotated & Interactive Videos

Timelinely is a new free tool that easily lets you create an interactive experience for any YouTube video.<p>You just copy-and-paste the url of the …

20 words that you're probably using incorrectly

There are advanced words you can add to your vocabulary to make yourself sound smarter— just make sure that you're using them correctly.<p>While definitions have been known to shift based on the way a word is commonly used, some popular uses are just plain wrong.<p>Here are 20 words that are often …

How Much Owner Salary Should S Corp Pay To Maximize Qualified Income Deduction?

My excitement about the 20% deduction for qualified business income has risen to a fever pitch. The day before yesterday, I spent going through client scenarios at a local CPA firm, where I play the role that the national office plays for the Big 4. I’m not saying I’m as good as the men and women …

Retirement

Steve Jurvetson Quits Venture Capital Firm Amid Investigation

Steve Jurvetson, a founding partner of one of the best-known venture capital firms in Silicon Valley and a board member of Tesla and SpaceX, is leaving the firm after it began an investigation into his behavior with women, the firm told investors on Monday.<p>“As of today and by mutual agreement, …

The Nutella Scandal: What Entrepreneurs Can Learn | Inc.com

One of the classic branding errors of all time was when Coca-Cola touted a recipe change (aka "New Coke") which resulted in so much consumer uproar that the company was forced to immediately release "Coke Classic" with the old recipe.<p>The irony of that situation was that Coca-Cola, like all consumer …

3 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Bet Your Business On A Platform

The basic laws of business have not changed<p>Hertz is a nearly 100 year-old business valued at about $2 billion. Uber is an 8 year-old business valued at $50 billion. Marriott is a 90 year-old business, with hotels all over the world, and is valued at $39 billion, while AirBnB achieved a similar …

Innovation

The Startups Most Likely to Succeed Have Technical Founders Who Quickly Hire Businesspeople

<i>When you’re in a startup, the first ten people will determine whether the company succeeds or not. Each is ten percent of the company. So why wouldn’t you take as much time as necessary to find all the A-players?.… A small company depends on great people much more than a big company does. —</i> Steve …

Startups

Smart Leaders Focus on Execution First and Strategy Second

“We found the perfect strategy” ranks with “And they lived happily ever after” as a perpetual myth. A strategy is never excellent in and of itself; it is shaped, enhanced, or limited by implementation. Top leaders can provide the framework and tools for a team, but the game is won on the playing …

Management

The Common Traps of Working in Your Family’s Business

“What’s wrong — is the company going bankrupt? Are we being sold?”<p>For Charlie, who had joined his family’s bakery business two years after getting his MBA and earning his stripes at another company, this question from the plant manager came out of the blue.<p>He was eager to earn his colleagues’ …

Family Business

How to Work with a Manipulative Person

Almost everyone who’s ever gone to work has had to deal with an office manipulator. Unfortunately, most employees hesitate to go public with their concerns. And with good reason: Even if they do, typical corporate responses range from wary or dismissive to actually retaliating against the victim, …

Leadership

5 Ways to Design Products Customers Love

As a teenager, Mike Pfotenhauer loved to hike, but he hated how uncomfortable he felt carrying the backpacks then on the market. So, at age 16, he created his own, sewing all the pieces together himself. He went on to design and deliver customized outdoor equipment to clients who’d heard of him …

Design

The “top-performing” CEO of Zara’s parent company has a wage theft problem

Every year, <i>Harvard Business Review</i> releases a list of top-performing CEOs using objective performance measures over a leader’s entire tenure. This year’s top-ranking status went to Pablo Isla, the CEO of Inditex, which owns Zara, Massimo Dutti, and Pull&Bear, among other eight brands. “Since …

What is your WQ? (Workplace Intelligence)

Join us this Thursday at 5pm ET for the Future-Proof Workplace show! This week we welcome Mark Babbitt, President and Senior Partner of WorqIQ, a …

We Interviewed 57 Female CEOs to Find Out How More Women Can Get to the Top

Only 6.4% of Fortune 500 companies are run by female CEOs, and while there is incremental progress — there are 32 female CEOs this year, the highest percentage ever, compared with only 21 last year — the rate of change can feel excruciatingly slow.<p>But what if there were a way to make breakthrough …

Leadership

Your Strategy Should Be a Hypothesis You Constantly Adjust

The widely accepted view that strategy and execution are separable activities sets companies up for failure in a fast-paced world.<p>One of us (Paul) is a strategy scholar and economist; the other (Amy) studies organizational behavior and operations management. We came together to consider why …

Management

Why a Gen-X CEO Hired a Millennial to Help Him Keep a Learning Mindset

At age 41, I am where I want to be in my career: running my own sales-training business, with enough clients lined up that I can probably live comfortably for the next several years. But I’m in trouble. Every Gen Xer is.<p>Younger generations are quickly taking over the workforce. They’re also …

Leadership

Harvard Business Review Study Reveals Rising Corporate Need For Utilizing Artificial Intelligence

SAN MATEO, Calif., Nov. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- <b></b>Apttus, the global leader in Quote-to-Cash and Contract Lifecycle Management solutions utilizing artificial intelligence, today unveiled results from a study commissioned with Harvard Business Review Analytics Services. The findings reveal increasing …

India was a unique story of govt-led digital disruption: Harvard Business Review

India has opted for a digital pathway to move at an unprecedented rate into the future, but the country still has a long way to go to reach its full …

It’s Never Been More Important for Big Companies to Listen to Local Communities

On paper, the project seemed like it would be a hit: The investment by the mining company would bring jobs and 21st-century technology to an economically poor area and tax revenues to the government. So why were citizens blocking the roads and protesting in the streets, drawing considerable …

Management

Corporate Learning Programs Need to Consider Context, Not Just Skills

Spending on corporate learning, particularly leadership development, continues to increase at a staggering pace. According to one piece of research, spending on frontline leadership development alone increased by over 310% in a three-year period. Despite the amount they invest in corporate …

Management

3 Reasons Automation Won't Replace the CFO

Expect AI to supplement, not supplant, the insight the human mind brings to complex problem-solving.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From factory assembly lines to long-distance trucking, our automated, robotic future is here to stay. Some believe no industry's …

Management

How To Fix The Nonprofit World’s “Innovation-Aspiration” Problem

Nonprofits know they need to change–but they’re pretty sure they don’t know how.<p>Nonprofits are suffering from what’s been dubbed an “innovation-aspiration” problem: While 80% of the top 145 nonprofit leaders say the sector needs to change practices in order to make greater societal gains, only 40% …

Innovation

The Results of Google's Team-Effectiveness Research Will Make You Rethink How You Build Teams

Why hiring the best and brightest might not be enough.<p>It's no surprise that Google, now part of Alphabet, loves data, and the company's execs frequently share the revelations they find, such as their insights on mobile web use. But some of us would be surprised to discover that this unicorn company …

Employment