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We asked our most prolific contributors to share their top tips to make 2016 your most productive year yet. As work-life issues go, productivity is as inexhaustible a topic as you can find. There’s virtually
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Update some common career resolutions to be more effective, happy, and productive in 2016. For many, a new year on the calendar means that it’s time for personal and professional goal-setting and resolutions.
jennifer maravillas for hbr The most forward-looking companies are willing to take risks to achieve greatness. Most leaders give lip service to this idea, but few actually do it. We have worked with banks
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Olivier Giroud netted a hat-trick to propel Arsenal to a 3-0 win at Olympiakos on Wednesday and send the Gunners through to the Champions League knockout stages at the expense of the Greeks. The France
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Oh, how we laughed when Microsoft unveiled a tablet device with an expensive snap-on keyboard. And, when Steve Jobs declared that the stylus was complete folly and a thing of the past in 2007, we cheered.
Fast Company‘s exclusive profile of CEO Travis Kalanick reveals that the ride-hailing app serves 2 million rides per day. Just five years in, Uber is the most valuable startup in the world, worth more