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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. …

Study Skills

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 …

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 …

Digital Health

Why We Should Throw Away our Innovation Toolbox... and Look for People with These Attributes

Last week, a colleague sent me a link to a website with more than 100 innovation tools, and a quick question: <i>"Hey Marty, are these tools any good?</i> …

Innovation

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 …

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. …

How Self-Compassion Can Help You Thrive During Stressful Times

<i>This article originally appeared on Real Simple.</i><p>Feeling stressed out? Having self-compassion—and not being so hard on yourself—may be the key to …

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 …

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> …

Spirituality

The 20 Minute Morning Routine That Relieves Anxiety

Avoiding sore muscles requires several commitments to your overall health and well-being. We’re going to examine several aspects of how to recover …

Muscle

How successful people beat stress

• Sell more than other employees do<br>• Give better customer service<br>• Adjust better to new assignments<br>• Take home an average of 50 to 150% more in annual income

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 …

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

Why Embracing Vulnerability Is Crucial to Workplace Success

Vulnerability allows people to connect on a different level, which can lead to increased collaboration, productivity, and cohesiveness.<p>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 …

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 …

Team Building

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, …

Relationships

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …