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Email Inbox Management Tips

On episode 44 of the Fizzle Show we shared a bit at the end about some of the inbox management practices we’ve come to love.<p>Below is a list of those …

27 Reasons Every Entrepreneur Should Utilize Virtual Staff!

In late 2009 I hit a brick wall. I burned out. I’d been working 15-16 hour days for close to 3-years, building my company. We were doing well, …

Small Business

Are You Emotionally Intelligent? It'll Help You Rise Above Failure.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are all about achieving peak performance. The top or quickly emerging entrepreneurs' definition of success goes way beyond just the money they earn or the promotional support they receive. Today’s greats are worried about …

Emotional Intelligence

20: Growing your business: How long it really takes | EOFire

Have you ever stopped to think about how long growing your business really takes? The endurance, the nurturing and the patience required to <i>really</i> …

Find Life Passion and Get Relationship Help

Many people these days are getting standing desks to help their healthy lifestyle habits overflow into the workplace. Standing (rather than sitting) …

The big lie of strategic planning

by Roger L. Martin<p>All executives know that strategy is important. But almost all also find it scary, because it forces them to confront a future they …

Management

State of Innovation: The Global Brain Comes Online

<i>This post is part of a series in which LinkedIn Influencers analyze the state and future of their industry.</i> <i>Read all the posts here.</i><p>We are witnessing …

Brain Imaging

Now, Highly Paid Consultants Are Getting Disrupted Too

In the late 1960’s, minimills like Nucor started using a new process that could produce low grades of steel more efficiently than the big integrated …

10 Jobs That Make People Most Happy - PsyBlog

…and the 10 jobs that make people the most miserable.<p>New research published by The Cabinet Office in the UK has revealed that being a member of the …

How London’s Subway Map Is Helping Hold Investment Banking Accountable

After the financial crash, regulators drafted new rules for how investment banks develop financial products. The design firm Electronic Ink drew inspiration from Harry Beck’s classic map to help make sense of these labyrinthine regulations.<p>When Harry Beck designed the now-classic London Underground …

HR Trend Institute follows, detects & encourages HR trends

The HR (Human Resources) Trend Institute follows, detects and encourages trends. In the people and organization domain and in related areas. Where …

Making Your Strategy Work on the Frontline

Even the most brilliant strategy is worth nothing if it isn’t executed well, especially by your front line — the employees who interact daily with your customers. Unfortunately, these employees are regularly asked to execute strategies that others developed and that they may not understand, never …

Google’s Scientific Approach to Work-Life Balance (and Much More)

More than 65 years ago in Massachusetts, doctors began a longitudinal study that would transform our understanding of heart disease. The Framingham Heart Study, which started with more than 5,000 people and continues to this day, has become a data source for not just heart disease, but also for …

HR Trend Institute follows, detects & encourages HR trends

The HR (Human Resources) Trend Institute follows, detects and encourages trends. In the people and organization domain and in related areas. Where …

The Progress Principle: Using Small Wins as Big Gains

Recently, I interviewed Teresa Amabile, the Edsel Bryant Ford Professor of Business Administration and a Director of Research at Harvard Business School. Originally educated as a chemist, Teresa received her doctorate in psychology from Stanford University. She studies how everyday life inside …

HR Trend Institute follows, detects & encourages HR trends

The HR (Human Resources) Trend Institute follows, detects and encourages trends. In the people and organization domain and in related areas. Where …

10 Things You Should Know About HR That They'll Never Admit

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Americans spend 8.8 hours a day in the workplace.[1] That is even more than the 7.7 hours we spend on …

Why The Digital Revolution Is Really Just Getting Started

Has digital technology really made us better off? While there are lots of impressive gadgets, the impact on our actual well-being is surprisingly mild. In fact, by many measures, we’ve become worse off since personal computing took hold.<p>Productivity growth since 1980 has been significantly lower …

Why Incentive Plans Cannot Work

It is difficult to overstate the extent to which most managers and the people who advise them believe in the redemptive power of rewards. Certainly, the vast majority of U.S. corporations use some sort of program intended to motivate employees by tying compensation to one index of performance or …

Execs to B-Schools: Your M.B.A.'s Don't Have What It Takes to Succeed

C-suite executives are giving failing marks to business schools for not producing quality M.B.A.'s. Digging into the criticism yields plenty of hiring tips for startups.<p>It takes a combination of strong backbone and bravery to ask people what they think of what you do. Particularly if they're going …

Best- And Worst-Performing Cloud Computing Stocks March 31 To April 4 And Year-to-Date

The six highest performing cloud computing stocks year-to-date in the Cloud Computing Index are VMWare (NYSE:WMV), Akamai (NASDAQ: AKAM), F5 Networks (NASDAQ: FFIV), Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR), Fusion-IO (NYSE:FIO), Riverbed Technology (NASDAQ: RVBD) and EMC (NYSE:EMC). A $10K investment in F5 …

The Rate Of Share Buybacks Has Doubled In The Last Decade

Companies have been shoveling hundreds of billions of dollars of cash back to shareholders in the form of share buybacks. This trend has sparked outrage among those who believe companies could do better by the economy — and even shareholders — by reinvesting that cash into growth projects.<p>The …

Investing

The Mobile Browser Is Dead, Long Live The App

Analytics firm Flurry has published data on mobile usage by US consumers during Q1 2014. While users are spending more time on their devices (an average of 2 hours and 42 minutes per day, up four minutes on the same period last year), how they use that time has changed as well. Only 22 minutes per …

Google Glass, Coming Soon To A Mall Near You

The Google/Luxottica partnership isn’t about making Glass look hipper. It’s about world domination.<p>Google’s partnership with the glasses giant Luxottica is much more than just a fashion play: It’s a plan to get Google Glass into every mall in America, and in doing so gain cultural acceptance.<p>The …