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7 Ways to Outsmart Your Brain to Be More Innovative

November 14, 2012<p>You are alive today. You were alive yesterday. You were alive the day before that. This is good news from a survival perspective. …

Resilience Is About How You Recharge, Not How You Endure

As constant travelers and parents of a 2-year-old, we sometimes fantasize about how much work we can do when one of us gets on a plane, undistracted by phones, friends, and <i>Finding Nemo</i>. We race to get all our ground work done: packing, going through TSA, doing a last-minute work call, calling each …

Self-improvement

Leadership Strategies for Information Technology in Health Care

Chief Informatics Officer and Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center<p>Blackford Middleton is Assistant Vice …

Helen Bevan: Three steps to a new innovation strategy

IV drip with money inside<p>IV drip with money inside<p>In an era where healthcare finances are so constrained, the need to develop an effective innovation …

Building an Insights Engine

Operational skill used to confer long-term advantage. If you had leaner manufacturing, made higher-quality products, or had superior distribution, you could outrun competitors. But today those capabilities are table stakes. The new source of competitive advantage is customer centricity: deeply …

Innovation

Staring Into Someone's Eyes For 10 Minutes Can Alter Your Consciousness

Forget LSD: eyes are the new high. Of course, we’re not talking about consuming them, but rather staring intensely into a pair for a prolonged period …

3 Simple Ways To Improve Your Innovation Skills

A careful analysis of Zenger Folkman’s database of more than a million 360 degree feedback instruments revealed that a leader’s speed was a powerful predictor of overall leadership effectiveness. It goes without saying, that being quick is of little value, unless accompanied by doing things right. …

Innovation

How Self-Compassion Can Help You Thrive During Stressful Times

Stop being so hard on yourself, says a new study.<p><i>This article originally appeared on Real Simple.</i><p>Feeling stressed out? Having self-compassion—and not …

Mindfulness

How to Wake Up Your Body for Morning Meditation

When you win the morning, you win the day. But there are days when my body isn’t quite ready to wake up when I am. And if I want to meditate in the …

Yoga

Chakra Chants to Balance our Energy Centers.

<i>“Now is the time to develop trust in our basic goodness and the basic goodness of our sisters and brothers on this earth; a time to develop</i> …

The 20 Minute Morning Routine That Relieves Anxiety

Anxiety. I call it a brick wall.<p>I want to enjoy time with my friends and family… Brick wall.<p>I want to go to work… Brick wall.<p>I want to go on holiday… …

15 Quotes from a Chinese Taoist Master That Will Help You Truly Love Yourself

Mantak Chia is a Taoist Master, best known for training and teaching people to heal themselves with Taoist practices. He also studied medical science …

25 Mindfulness Quotes That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

I’ve been studying eastern philosophy for a few years now and I honestly feel blessed with every lesson I learn. The greatest thing about practising …

How successful people beat stress

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>There are two kinds of people in this world: those who believe they can make things happen and those who believe things happen to <i>them</i>.<p>The first group are convinced that the outcome of their lives and careers is more or less in their …

Self-help

3 Storytelling Elements That Successfully Drive Change

Leaders face an ever-growing number of challenges leading their organization in today’s faster-paced, increasingly interconnected world. One of the …

Leadership

How to write a case study that wins you clients

Fifty-six percent of all hiring managers are more impressed by a candidate’s personal website than any other personal branding tool. However, only 7% …

Without Purpose, Your Business Will Not Succeed

Launching a startup because of money is not a strong enough motivator to get you through all of the challenges.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Determining the purpose of your business is a huge key to building a successful venture. It can't just be about the …

Entrepreneurship

Want to Be More Successful? Embrace Your Vulnerability | Inc.com

What do you think about when you hear the word vulnerability? For many people, the term is linked to negativity, such as software weaknesses, personal mistakes, or professional danger. But a new wave of thinking shows that embracing vulnerability is actually crucial to workplace success.<p>Consider …

Employment

Digital Leaders in 2017

Leadership, to me, is a process of social influence where a person can encourage the help and support of others to maximize their effort in order to …

5 Secrets of Masterful 1-1 Meetings

Knowing when to talk and when to listen comes in handy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>More than a decade ago, I became a Vistage Chair and heard the phrase “1-1 meeting” for the first time. And I wasn’t alone. The concept of having a regular meeting, whether monthly, …

Handy

In Focus: Is Your Organization Meeting Today’s Leadership Needs?

There's a lot of talk about the importance of developing leaders to ensure an organization's continued success. Some businesses send people they have …

Human Resources

Arianna Huffington on the link between leadership and well-being

Better sleep and less stress can improve your performance. The Thrive Global founder shares some tools that could help.<p><b>Stress and burnout are on the</b> …

7 Steps To Driving A Culture Of Business Innovation

Every business founder knows the need for a culture that promotes continuous innovation, an entrepreneurial spirit, and one that creates sustainable value across all functions in the business. Yet most don't really know how to create that environment, or assess when they have achieved it. They only …

Innovation

This Tool Makes Knowing What To Say While Networking Simple

Networking, in its traditional sense, can feel like a necessary evil for many millennials. They know it’s often the best way to find a job or connect with a needed resource, but when push comes to shove, they can often go to reach out to a potential contact and freeze up when they need to figure …

Networking

The Hidden Talent Pool That Companies Are Missing

I just celebrated my tenth year at Google, and for a decade, I have had my dream job. I’m on the team that launched Google Apps for Education into higher education and K12. I’m on the team that launched Chromebooks into education. I speak at conferences and events around the world on technology in …

Communication Skills