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Week 14 Breakout Forecast: Short-Term Picks To Give You An Edge

Publishing two of the 8 new Week 14 breakout stocks that are available only to subscribers with better than 10% short-term upside …

Trading
Stock Markets

31 Morning Journaling Prompts that Will Change the Way You Think

<i>The morning is enormously important. It’s the foundation from which the day is built. How we choose to spend our mornings can be used to predict the</i> …

Time Management

How to Increase Your Influence at Work

To be effective in organizations today, you must be able to influence people. Your title alone isn’t always enough to sway others, nor do you always have a formal position. So, what’s the best way to position yourself as an informal leader? How do you motivate colleagues to support your initiatives …

Framing

In the war between millennials and baby boomers we have forgotten about the work-hard, play-hard Generation X

Don’t you know there’s a war on? It’s being fought right now, all around us, between the baby boomers and the millennials.<p>Opinions differ as to the …

The Playing Field

Over the last decade, I’ve interviewed and assessed more than 5,000 investment managers. One of the most important things I’ve learned in that …

GOLDMAN SACHS: Markets are about to get rocky — here's how to use that to your advantage

Any investor will readily acknowledge that the market was starved of volatility last year. But fear not, says Goldman Sachs, which expects price swings to return with a vengeance in 2018, bringing with them plentiful money-making opportunities.<p>That's welcome news for active managers who slogged …

Markets

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Climbing

These Are the 61 Best Documentaries of All Time

What makes a documentary “important”? What makes it worth referencing, or remembering, or even watching in the first place? Why, in this time of seemingly perpetual sociopolitical strife, would we veer away from the vaunted, glorious escapism of big feature films and go see something small and …

Cape Town

Work and the Loneliness Epidemic

On August 24, 1992, in the early hours of the morning, my family and I stepped out of our temporary shelter to find our city — and our lives — forever changed. We had spent the past several hours huddled together as Hurricane Andrew battered our South Florida neighborhood with torrential rain and …

Health Care

A computer was asked to predict which start-ups would be successful. The results were astonishing

In 2009, Ira Sager of Businessweek magazine set a challenge for Quid AI's CEO Bob Goodson: programme a computer to pick 50 unheard of companies that …

Venture Capital

Brain-Computer Interfaces Are Already Here

For the first 54 years of his life, Dennis DeGray was an active guy. In 2007 he was living in Pacific Grove, Calif., not far from the ocean and …

FDA

Are You Accurately Measuring Your Company’s Digital Strength?

There are few business leaders around the world not thinking about digital transformation in some shape or form. Whether improving omni-channel commerce or developing digital extensions to product lines, businesses are working out how to drive profitability through digital. But traditional metrics …

Customer Experience

You Cannot Learn What You Think You Already Know

Welcome back to <b>Mid-Week Meditations</b>, Lifehacker’s weekly dip into the pool of stoic wisdom, and how you can use its waters to reflect on and improve …

Self-improvement

We Asked a Professional End of Day Swing Trader 35 Questions and Here’s What He Talked About

Do you know how to swing trade? Read this.<p>We just had a live Q&A with Evan Medeiros (@evanmedeiros) and the entire StockTwits community. Medeiros is …

Rising Use of Subscription and Pay-per-Use Software Licensing Models

Software licensing may go pay-for-use

Software innovations are disrupting entire industries in ways that were once unimaginable. New technologies, tools, business models, and licensing …

Licensing

Subscription Vs Pay-Per-Use Pricing in SAAS - New North - Maryland Marketing Agency

Pricing is a very difficult subject to cover in a short blog post. There are so many factors to consider, and a lot of grey area when we start …

Business Model: Pay-Per-Use

Amazon Web Services revolutionized startup costs for internet firms by granting access to server infrastructure on a pay-per-use model. Futurists …

Amazon Web Services

Design Thinking Needs To Think Bigger

Design thinking, as it was conceived 15 years ago, has outlived its usefulness. Enter systems thinking.<p><i>The following is the second of two excerpts from</i> The Way to Design<i>, a guide to becoming a designer founder and to building design-centric businesses. It was adapted and reprinted with the author’s</i> …

Electrical Grid

What Most Companies Miss About Customer Lifetime Value

For managers and marketers alike, the power to calculate what customers might be worth is alluring. That’s what makes customer lifetime value (CLV) so popular in so many industries. CLV brings both quantitative rigor and long-term perspective to customer acquisition and relationships.<p>“Rather than …

Customer Experience
Product Management

Exposing a Bad Trader

Recently I’ve exposed one of my own problems here, now it’s time to expose something even more important, bad trading.<p>Because despite my $4+ million …

Everyone is a designer. Get over it.

Photo by Alice Achterhof via UnsplashRecently, Jared Spool caught my attention with an article about how Netflix’s performance engineers are <i>actually</i> …

UX Design

Do Your Slides Pass the Glance Test?

An audience <i>can’t</i> listen to your presentation and read detailed, text-heavy slides at the same time (not without missing key parts of your message, …

5 Questions Leaders Should Be Asking All the Time

The best teachers all have at least one thing in common: they ask great questions. They ask questions that force students to move beyond simple answers, that test their reasoning, that spark curiosity, and that generate new insights. They ask questions that inspire students to think, and to think …

Management

A 4-Step Process to Help Senior Teams Prioritize Decisions

Leaders and their teams often pride themselves on their ability to deal with an onslaught of decisions. But the reality is they often end up making rapid-fire calls on issues big and small and wasting their time. They and their organizations would be better served by an approach that treats …

Management

Ignoring Signals is the First Step to Taking Signals - How Well do you Know MACD?

<b> Two Indicators in One</b><b>Indicators</b> generate lots of signals and many of these signals are just noise. It is imperative that chartists understand how …

Trading

14 food documentaries that'll help you escape from the real world — if only for a moment

Sometimes it's healthy to escape from the real world, and by that we mean cable news, or internet news, for that matter, and unwind in front of the …

New York City