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Why Tim Cook is Steve Ballmer

What happens to a company when a visionary CEO is gone? Most often, innovation dies and the company coasts for years on momentum and its brand. Rarely does it regain its former glory.<p>Here’s why.<p>Microsoft entered the 21st century as <i>the</i> dominant software provider for anyone who interacted with a …

Business Strategy

7 Morning Routines That Will Spark Your Productivity

Follow these simple steps and watch your productivity and wellbeing skyrocket.<p>The problem with morning routines is that most people don't have one.<p>For many individuals, waking up in the morning is a chaotic experience, full of terrible alarm clock noises, scrolling through email, and sprinting out …

Time Management

3 Difficult Habits That Get Easier Over Time

You know you should really do these things.<p>How many "positive habits" articles do you need to read before you start taking action?<p>Here's the thing about forming positive habits: It is difficult. The things we know we should do, we don't--and the reason we don't is because they are challenging. They …

Self-help

A CEO shares 8 simple skills that will radically improve your life

We often focus only on learning skills that are directly pertinent to our job during the busy workweek.<p>Wealthy and successful people, on the other hand, know that there are some other skills outside of their job description that can also immensely improve their wealth and their life.<p>They may not …

Learning

The Best Time-Management Tool You'll Ever Use

Forget all those fancy apps or hiring an assistant. The easiest way to free up more time is staring at you right in the face.<p>For those who have been following my saga on Facebook, you know I recently threw my back out.<p>I did the same thing back in 2012 when I was burning both ends of the candle, so …

8 Simple Phrases to Massively Improve Your Leadership

Boost your vocabulary and your team's success<p>There's no doubt about it, the biggest tool you have at your disposal as a leader is free, unlimited, and right at the tip of your tongue:<p>It's your choice of words.<p>Think about it: when the spotlight is shining on you as a leader, everything from laying …

Self-improvement

A Simple But Highly Effective Management Productivity Trick

Actually this is less of a “trick” — as that implies something gimmicky — than a device.<p>But it’s one that yields real productivity: <i>time blocking.</i><p>The great enemy of management productivity is distraction — being pulled in multiple directions at the same time and consequently seldom having sufficient …

What Procrastination Does To Your Happiness?

Being a leader of a company or organization is certainly a difficult and often frustrating position – but it can also be tremendously …

Self-improvement

20 habits to get mentally stronger

Everyone wants to start out 2016 strong, but it’s finishing strong that’s also important. Many resolutions and goals are never reached because we get …

Happiness

How to appear competent without saying a word

Though they may prefer to be judged by their intelligence and experience, they are also evaluated by their style and attire.<p>First impressions are formed in an instant and appearance can heavily influence someone's initial opinion of a business leader's personality, competence and capability.<p>Like it …

Shirts

How to start Android app development for complete beginners in 5 steps

So you have a killer app idea and you’re ready to turn it into a reality and take it to market. No doubt you’re itching to start getting your first downloads, reviews and profits… But there’s just one problem: you don’t have a clue where to start!<p>Learning to code is difficult enough on its own but …

Android News

The 5-Step Process to Get Any Level of Success You Want

According to science, success is based on randomness more than anything else.<p>Think about it.<p>The best products aren't the ones that sell the most. The best music isn't what's popular. The best movies aren't the ones you go to see.<p>So why do you buy the products you buy?<p>Why do you see the movies you …

Motivation

The Challenges of Being a Product Manager

I got a call from the hospital. His voice was faint. "Brian, I am not going to be able to come in for a few weeks. I am not well." "What happened?" I asked. "Well, as you know, the pressure of the upcoming product launch has been tough," my colleague said. "And I just felt a bit out of control."<p>Who …

Product Management

3 Decisions You Should Make TODAY to Take Control of Your Life

Let’s face it, changing can be difficult, but you must if you want to take your power back and be in the driver’s seat of your life. There are three …

The incredible rags-to-riches story of Starbucks billionaire Howard Schultz

He's now responsible for Starbucks, one of the world's most beloved brands, and worth at least $3 billion as chairman and CEO of the Fortune 500 company. But it wasn't an easy path to the top.<p>How did Schultz, who came from a "working poor" family in the Brooklyn projects, overcome adversity and …

Howard Schultz

7 Surprising Brain Hacks to Build Enormous Confidence

Are you ever held back by a lack of confidence? Does this prevent you from achieving your goals and becoming ultimately successful?<p>I’ve collected the …

8 Little Changes You Should Make Now For Lifelong Success

If you’ve ever fallen in love, you would know how good it makes you feel. It’s an exciting and at the same time terrifying sensation. You might be …

Nobody Cares How Hard You Work

As you sink into the couch, or slide onto the barstool, at the end of an exhausting workday, it’s hard not to experience the warm glow of …

Harvard Business School

9 tricks to motivate yourself to reach your goals

Maybe your boss has set a due date for a project report or your personal trainer is shouting at you while you power through push-ups.<p>But sometimes motivation needs to come from within. Your boss won't always be hovering over you asking for status updates on your project report — you have to make …

Trekking

10 Books You Must Read to Strengthen Your Leadership Skills

<b>Bold – Steven Kotler and Peter Diamandis</b><p>Exponential technologies are technologies that have the ability to generate change and improve lives in ways …

Peter Thiel

The Braggart’s Dilemma: How to Promote Yourself Without Being a Jerk

It may not come easy, especially if you are humble or quiet by nature, but there are times in your career when you’re going to have to step out of …

Psychology

I Reluctantly Practised the Science of Happiness for a Week - And It Works

I'll be honest and say that I thought twice (actually it was more than that) before writing this.<p>After all, the science of happiness sounds like a …

6 Powerful Ways to Become More Persistent (And Never Quit Again)

Most of us are great at setting goals, but not at achieving them.<p>Whether it’s starting a new business, learning a new language, or mastering an …

Self-improvement

How to Manage People Who Are Smarter than You

The best managers hire smart people to work for them. But what if your direct reports are smarter than you? How do you manage people who have more experience or more knowledge? How do you coach them if you don’t have the same level of expertise?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> <br>Getting promoted to a job that …

9 stupid mistakes entrepreneurs make, according to a guy who started 20 businesses and failed at 17 of them

<b>A) IGNORING THE "SIX MONTH RULE"</b><p>I was on the board of a business where we all got the financials for that month and realized that the company had six months of cash in the bank.<p>I called the CEO. He said, "no problem. We have six months. I'll raise money a long time before then and we have some big …

Entrepreneurship

10 changes to make in your 30s that will set you up for lifelong success

But your 30s are an ideal time to cement the habits that will help you achieve personal and professional fulfillment for the rest of your life.<p>To give you a head start, we sifted through recent Quora threads on this critical life transition and highlighted the most compelling responses.<p>Here are 10 …

Flickr

6 Curious Hacks to Accomplish More By Doing Less

Yesterday I've crossed two borders, closed three ongoing projects with my clients, sealed the deal with a new prospect and was home by dinner to share a cooked together meal with my significant other.<p>I work around 25 hours per week, get a healthy eight-hour sleep, take unscheduled day offs and …

31 Genius Mini Organizing Moves

1<p>Cancel Junk Mail With a Couple of Clicks<p>To put a permanent end to the avalanche of catalogs and credit-card offers, download the PaperKarma app ($2 …

5 strategies for conquering fear and anxiety, from one of the most successful self-help authors in history

His 1948 book, " How to Stop Worrying and Start Living ," deals with tactics for liberating yourself from nagging anxieties that make you less happy and less productive.<p>The book grew out of Carnegie's experiences teaching adult education courses at the YMCA in New York City. Carnegie realized that …

Self-improvement