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17 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Tired of wasting your time watching cat videos or scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed? Want to be more productive next time you go online?<p>Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>1. Digital Photography School —</b> Read through …

10 Beach Reads That Will Make Your Summer Smarter

Summer is here! Or at least it’s pretty close (if I focus hard enough, I swear I can smell the Hawaiian Tropic). The time when most of us, whether …

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How to Quit Your High Paying Job

In 2011, I left the highest paying job I've ever had. It was so much money that I'm still ashamed to tell my parents what I left on the table.<p>To set …

15 Rules for Negotiating a Job Offer

Job-offer negotiations are rarely easy. Consider three typical scenarios:<p>You’re in a third-round interview for a job at a company you like, but a firm you admire even more just invited you in. Suddenly the first hiring manager cuts to the chase: “As you know, we’re considering many candidates. We …

T50 Ranking

Thinkers50 2017 Ranking<p>#1. Roger Martin<p>The former dean of University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, Martin is a strategy advisor to CEOs …

About Daniel Pink | Daniel H. Pink

Short Bio:<p>Daniel H. Pink is the author of six provocative books — including his newest, <i>When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing</i>. His other …

The 15 Most Influential Thinkers In Business

The organization seeks to identify those select few business thinkers whose writing, research, and work genuinely influences the way leaders and companies operate.<p>These thought leaders are evaluated by 10 criteria that measure short-term and long-term influence.<p>Recent impact, defined as the past …

China trip targets foreign students, export growth

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard is embarking on another trade mission to China with hopes of attracting more students to the …

The Next Big Thing In Messaging Could Be An App You've Never Heard Of - And Never See

In the next few years, consumers won’t just send messages through traditional SMS or messaging services like WhatsApp, they’ll text and call through their mobile games and dating apps.<p>That’s the vision of Layer, anyway.<p>The platform run by the man behind Google Voice makes white-label software that …

One Job That Could Guarantee Your Success

<i></i><p><i></i><p><i>“There are worse things in life than death. Have you ever spent an evening with an insurance salesman?”</i> – Woody Allen, “Small Time Crooks”<p>Despite …

40 Business Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

Credit: Sfio Cracho/Shutterstock<p>Every entrepreneur needs a source of inspiration, and what's a better source than the words of already successful …

9 Consultant Skills They Don’t Teach You In Business School

Ways to deflect the divas, how to translate the “blah blah blah”–you won’t find any of these tips in a college textbook.<p>In my 20 years as an international consultant, I’ve observed my colleagues in action: from the very predictable cohort of gray-suited analysts to the egotistical and colorful …

LinkedIn's Series B Pitch to Greylock: Pitch Advice for Entrepreneurs

<b>0</b> Flares <b>0</b> Flares ×<p>At Greylock, my partners and I are driven by one guiding mission: <i>always help entrepreneurs</i>. It doesn’t matter whether an …

How To Build A Boundaryless Organization

The first and most important truth any leader must understand is that the human beings who work inside every kind of organization possess unlimited potential. They have the ability to solve any problem and the adaptability to respond to unforeseen circumstances. It may be the most overworked truism …

7 Great Services for Taking Back Control of Your Inbox

Ever felt like you’re a slave to your inbox? Just when you think you’ve got everything under control, a slew of new messages just come flooding in, leaving you feeling helpless, disorganized, and frustrated.<p>Thankfully, you’re not alone. In fact, there are several services dedicated to help you …

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, …

5 Website Startups That Can Find You A Second Job

In 2010, Snagajob estimated that over a quarter of Americans were searching for a second job. Three years later, if you aren’t, maybe you should be. A number of startups are working to bridge the gap between employer and employee, making the search for flexible jobs and hourly employment a lot less …

Habits of Highly Effective Communicators, Part 2: Get Their Attention And Loyalty

Sure, Detroit says it had to declare bankruptcy. But financial failure is often a series of communication mistakes—from leadership, from marketing, from sales, from manufacturing, from Board members, from the CEO, the list is endless.<p>Poor communication often breaks trust. Break trust and loyalty is …

Big Data, Analytics And The Future Of Marketing And Sales

Big Data is the biggest game-changing opportunity for marketing and sales since the Internet went mainstream almost 20 years ago. That statement often prompts vigorous head nodding from executives, but is quickly followed by head scratching. “How can we make this happen?”<p>We’ve recently published a …

Brand Relevance In A Tech-Minded World

<i>gyro and Forbes have just published a new eBook entitled “Transformational Marketing: The Best of Forbes CMO Network.” Published in conjunction with gyro, which is the Advisor to the Forbes CMO Network, you can download it for free here. This collection features topics ranging from Red Bull’s</i> …

Emails That Land Jobs: The Best Way To Shine In A Follow-Up Note

110.<p>That’s how many emails most “working professionals” send and receive every day.<p>The bad news? <b></b>That’s a whole lot of noise—and it can feel difficult to pop out from the pile, especially when you’re trying to lock down a new job opportunity.<p>The good news? Most emails are poorly written, awkward, …