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9 Ways To Turn a Boring Topic Into An Engaging Presentation

Hey! Wake up!<p>Do you have to present on a boring topic?<p>Let’s do something about that!<p>The first thing you need to know is that your topic is …

Public Speaking

As the various applications of artificial intelligence (AI) gather pace, its potential to improve performance in the oil and gas industry is being explored. Two of BP’s technology experts explain

Artificial Intelligence

The Real Story of Automation Beginning with One Simple Chart

Robots are hiding in plain sight. It’s time we stop ignoring them.<p>There’s a chart I came across earlier this year, and not only does it tell an …

Income Inequality

At LEGO, Growth and Culture Are Not Kid Stuff: An Interview with Jørgen Vig Knudstorp

The turnaround of the LEGO Group is one of the famous business stories of this century. A victim of overexpansion and brand dilution, LEGO was on the …

Lego

10 Tips For Dealing With An Overly Demanding Boss

All jobs are demanding at times, and it’s often the boss’s responsibility to get her staff to rise to the occasion–but some bosses go too far by putting excessive pressure on their employees.<p>“An overly demanding boss might require you to work beyond the regular schedule even when the volume of work …

Yes, Your Boss Is Crazy. Here's How To Deal.

In his book <i>A First-Rate Madness</i>, Nassir Ghaemi, M.D., a professor of psychiatry and director of the Mood Disorders Program at Tufts Medical Center, argues that there is a connection between mental illness and great leadership.<p>“During times of crisis, some of our best leaders had mental illnesses …

How Can I Recharge My Depleted Motivation?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>Lately I've been completely unmotivated to do anything. Getting things done at work is a challenge, and it's even worse at home. My …

The top 7 traits of a successful business strategist

The role of a business strategist is very challenging. Company leaders come up with new ideas and visions to grow and become more successful. …

7 bedtime rituals that are hard to adopt, but will pay off forever

The last few things you do before bed tend to have a significant impact on your mood and energy level the next day, as they often determine how well and how much you sleep.<p>Business Insider talked to experts to find out what the most successful people do before bed. Some of these habits — like …

Sheryl Sandberg

14 TED Talks to watch when you're feeling totally burned out

If this sounds like you, odds are you're burned out.<p>Burnout isn't just the greatest challenge to the global health system or a drain on the American workplace — it's wreaking havoc on your well-being.<p>But with the help of TED's expansive online library of presentations, you can quickly learn what …

CEO: There's a simple way to make your boss love you

Yet, as most workers know, it's just as important to learn how to manage the people <i>above</i> you. That doesn't mean giving your boss deadlines or letting them know when they're wrong — instead, it's about learning what they really care about and then making sure you deliver on that.<p>The term is …

Space Savers: 11 Smart Bedroom DIYs To Try

Struggling to fit all the things that you need into your tiny bedroom? Here are 11 DIYs that prove that having a small bedroom doesn't have to be …

Small Spaces

These are the questions you should always ask during a job interview

The questions YOU ask during a job interview are just as important as the answers you give.<p>Knowing which questions to ask at a job interview can be …

Arianna Huffington: How to sleep well

Why can't we sleep and how do we fix it?<p>A big part of the problem, media mogul Arianna Huffington writes in her new book, "The Sleep Revolution," centers on and around our increased use of screens.<p>This is especially a problem at night, when our crisply lit smartphones, tablets, and laptops keep our …

The owner of the New York Stock Exchange is considering crashing Europe's biggest market merger

The company, which owns the New York Stock Exchange, said it was exploring a bid for the LSE but that it hadn't approached the board with an offer.<p>Shares in the LSE went ballistic on the news at the start of trading on Tuesday, up more than 7%, on hopes of a bidding war for the UK's stock …

Stock Markets

Here are the real reasons you're not getting promoted at work

You're probably desperately trying to figure out where you went wrong — what you've done, or didn't do — to drive your boss to promote Jane to senior manager instead of you.<p>To help narrow down the options, CareerBuilder conducted a survey that investigated which qualities dissuade employers from …

The Workplace

11 IKEA Makeovers That Look Shockingly Luxe

Here's proof that you can have champagne on a beer budget.<p>Here's proof that you can have champagne on a beer budget.

This $1 million investment portfolio does nearly everything right

It's a multi-trillion dollar problem that is so large, no accurate estimates exist.<p>It's an illness that affects people of all ages and all demographic and societal levels.<p>Nobody is immune, not even the most educated and seasoned financial professional.<p>This time I will grade the portfolio of R.T. in …

When it comes to retirement income, dividend stocks beat bonds

Imagine you are running a pension plan for one.<p>Your goal isn’t only to save enough, but also to buy assets that match your future liability—which is …

What The Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Between wrangling children, walking dogs, and checking email, your early hours might be more crazed than calm. Carve out some a.m. tranquility (and productivity) with these steps.<p>Mornings are a great time for getting things done. You’re less likely to be interrupted than you are later in the day. …