Pedro Fernandes

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11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

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14 Brilliant Bathroom Design Ideas

We all pay so much attention to keeping the rest of our home beautiful, but when it comes to the bathroom, a pretty shower mat or curtain seems to be …

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How to scale up your team to greatness

The best teams are small, have many women, and know how to have a good fight.<p>FORTUNE — My Stanford University colleague, Huggy Rao, spent seven years …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

Blue Ocean Leadership

Artwork: Mark Dorf, //_path/untitled 13, 2013, archival pigment print<p>It’s a sad truth about the workplace: Just 30% of employees are actively committed to doing a good job. According to Gallup’s 2013 State of the American Workplace report, 50% of employees merely put their time in, while the …

First Embryonic Stem Cells Cloned From A Man's Skin

Eighteen years ago, scientists in Scotland took the nuclear DNA from the cell of an adult sheep and put it into another sheep's egg cell that had been emptied of its own nucleus. The resulting egg was implanted in the womb of a third sheep, and the result was Dolly, the first clone of a …

The MBA Degree: Is It Really Worth It?

Year after year, it’s the question asked by hundreds of thousands of people around the world: Is the MBA degree worth it?<p>Does it really make sense to …

Classic, Gooey Cinnamon Rolls

<i>Nick Malgieri</i><p>Nick Malgieri, the director of baking and pastry programs at The Institute of Culinary Education in New York City, created this recipe exclusively for Epicurious. The enriched yeast dough is a snap to make and even easier to shape into decadent, delicious cinnamon rolls. Best of all, …

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Marketing & Sales

May 2018 – With customer expectations rising and new technologies emerging, constant renewal of customer transformations can never be over.<p>May 2018 – …

Andreessen Horowitz On Why It's Betting On Drones, Bitcoin and 3D Printing

One of Silicon Valley’s best known venture capital firms, Andreessen Horowitz explains why it thinks drones, 3D printers, big data and Bitcoin will be even bigger in 2014, as well as why it’s never been easier to start a company.<p>Margit Wennmachers, a Partner at Andreessen Horowitz said the firm is …

The Awesome Coffee Culture of Iran – Dear Coffee, I Love You.

Apart from the downsides of coffee shop crackdowns in Iran, there is still a determination among young Iranians to enjoy coffee socially and have …

How To Recognize “Big A**” Opportunities

Entrepreneurs have one thing in common: the ability to see and seize opportunities when others don’t.<p>I write this from one of Asia’s largest cities–Dhaka in Bangladesh–with street sounds making their way up to my 20th floor hotel window. Though still one of the poorest areas of the world, the city …

Jack Monroe's frozen yoghurt recipe

This simple dessert is a great way to stretch fresh berries, but it works brilliantly with cheaper frozen fruit, too<p>I first made these berry desserts with foraged blackberries and a few things from the fridge, but any berries will do. You can often get bags of mixed frozen berries far cheaper than …

How to Start a Business—And Make It Succeed

Teenagers say goodbye to Facebook and hello to messenger apps

Facebook made a startling admission in its earnings announcement this month: it was seeing a "decrease in daily users, specifically among teens". In other words, teenagers are still on Facebook; they're just not using it as much as they did. It was a landmark statement, since teens are the …

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Big data: The next frontier for innovation, competition, and productivity

Big data will become a key basis of competition, underpinning new waves of productivity growth, innovation, and consumer surplus—as long as the right …

99 Amazing Facts On The Future Of Business [Slides] | Marketing Insider Group

The Future of Business is being defined right in front of our eyes. Massive changes brought on by the internet, social media and mobile technologies …

Social Media

Say hello to Tesco's new advertising push: the supermarket giant is installing new screens that select ads based on the age range and gender of customers above the checkouts in 450 petrol stations. The system tracks which customers are typically in the queue at certain times, and then runs ads based on the real time data. More here: http://fw.to/q7FkFPR Photo: Daniel Jones

Facebook has some less well-known features and tricks that even its most avid users might have missed out on. We round up 10 of the best here. http://fw.to/ipScrmV Photo: AP

"Chavez is everywhere": ex-Venezuelan president's image seen in subway

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has invoked the spirit of his predecessor Hugo Chavez to extol workers’ efforts in extending the Caracas subway system.<p>Visiting the Francisco de Miranda II Station, he told attending media that an image of Chavez, who died in March after a struggle with cancer, …

Are loyalty cards really worth it?

As the data that comes out of customers' loyalty has become increasingly valuable for companies are they passing those benefits onto the consumer?<p>Loyalty cards were initially designed to offer rewards to regular customers and therefore to encourage them to keep shopping in the same store.<p>As …

A Six-Month Game Plan For Starting Your Own Business

<i>Starting your own business is risky and scary, but hanging on to an office job you hate poses other problems. All the more so in today’s tough job market when it may be difficult to find any job – let alone one that suits you. The more eclectic your interests or skills, the more difficult your</i> …

10 Innovators Who Changed the World in 2013

These brilliant engineers, designers, and dreamers captured our imagination by creating swarms of smart rescue robots, cars that drive themselves, and a rugged rover that could change the way we think about exploring the Red Planet.<p>These brilliant engineers, designers, and dreamers captured our …

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

7 Ways To Cut Stress For More Success In Just 15 Minutes

Tense? Stressed? Highstrung? With these quick tips, learn how to regain your workday balance.<p>We take breaks at work whether we’re aware of them or not.<p>Here’s an unconsciously chosen break: clicking away from a report you’re supposed to be writing to read headlines that haven’t changed much since …

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