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8 Reasons to Start a Full-Scale Digital Marketing Campaign [Infographic]

One of the main themes of this blog is B2B marketing and lead generation (as you may have noticed.) I know that many readers have already spent a lot …

Marketing

Gartner Hype Cycle for Digital Marketing & Advertising, 2016 Adds Predictive B2B Marketing Analytics

• Three new technologies are in the hype cycle for the first time including Ad Blocking, Predictive B2B Marketing Analytics and Mobile Wallet.<br>• Gartner’s 2015 Data-Driven Marketing Survey shows that B2B respondents outspend B2C on marketing analytics — 45% versus 26%.<br>• Predictive segmentation and demand …

Digital Marketing

The Best Way to Handle Your Anger

When you hear the words “anger problem,” you don’t think of someone like Bethany. Actually, the 40-year-old sales analyst and mom of one in Brooklyn, …

19 Incredibly Useful Websites You Wish You Knew Earlier

We tend to think of learning a new skill or “going back to school” as something you’d do when looking to change careers, or to upgrade within your …

Learning

10 Steps To Conquering Information Overload

We’ve all heard the phrase “information overload.”<p>It reminds us of tweets, texts, emails, the endless stream of interesting articles on Facebook, those viral videos we can’t help but click on, the numerous phone photos and videos we take, Secret posts, fleeting Snapchat photos and more.<p>But actually …

The Invisible Problem Wrecking Your Productivity And How To Stop It

In all of the myriad articles and advice on productivity, there is one evil lurking in our activities, one activity that when mastered, opens the …

Time Management

Following agile ? This is how you should create User Stories and give Story Points.

User stories, something that does not seem relative to software development by name. But in agile if I say you can not proceed without user stories …

5 TED Talks That Will Mold You Into A Competent Leader

Does it ever feel like the things you want to accomplish always end up on the back burner? If the answer to that question is “yes,” you’re not alone. …

Motivation

10 Effective Ways To Make You A Faster Learner

It’s a depressing adage we’ve all heard time and time again: <i>An increase in technology does not necessarily translate to an increase in …

Economics

Personalized Technology Will Upend the Doctor-Patient Relationship

In a few years, the idea of receiving medical treatment exclusively at a doctor’s office or hospital will seem quaint. Wearable technologies, implanted devices, and smartphone apps allow continuous monitoring and create a ubiquitous, 24/7, digitized picture of your health that can be accessed and …

Stanford Study Shows Dramatic Math Improvement From Playing Video Games Just 10 Minutes Per Day

Third graders played for just 10 minutes per day, 3 days a week, for four weeks. The comparison group’s class received the same materials and the same instruction, but didn’t play the game. The result of playing was a staggering 20.5% improvement after just two hours of self-guided play.<p>Of course, …

Apps

5 Apps To Teach Your Kids About Money

Hey now, April is Financial Literacy Month. Not that exciting, I know. But you know what is exciting? The cool new apps that will help you teach your kids about money. I mean, if your kids are like mine, they’re hogging your phone or tablet all the live-long day anyway. Might as well make them …

Two Dirty Little Secrets About Electronic Health Records

Here are two dirty little secrets about electronic health records (EHR). Just about everyone in the field already knows these secrets, and many are quietly horrified, but few want to discuss them since there are no obvious or easy solutions.<p><b>EHRs Are a Threat to Freedom of Speech and Academic Freedom</b><p>…

The Next Billion Dollar Startups

Startups that jump out to billion-dollar valuations are so rare they've come to be known as unicorns. We at FORBES, in cooperation with TrueBridge Capital Partners,* went hunting for the next wave of startups that are flying under the radar but getting ready to pop. We surveyed venture firms for …

Why homeopathy is nonsense

VISIT any health shop and you are likely to see them: packages of homeopathic remedies claiming to cure whatever ails you, from coughs and fever to …

Breaking Down the Freelance Economy

The American workforce is now 34% freelancer, according to a new study commissioned by the Freelancers Union and the recently-merged Elance-oDesk. Well, sort of: 14.3 million of the 53 million freelancers counted in the survey are “moonlighters” (people with full-time jobs doing independent work in …

The Fall of the Talent Economy?

<b>Roger Martin</b>, former dean of the Rotman School of Management, on why talent’s powerful economic position is unsustainable.​ For more, read “The Rise (and Likely Fall) of the Talent Economy” in the October 2014 issue of <i>HBR</i>.<p>SARAH GREEN: Welcome to the HBR IdeaCast from Harvard Business Review. I’m …

10 stocks to buy instead of Apple

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (MarketWatch) — The stunning plunge of Apple Inc.’s stock earlier this week just goes to show the high price investors pay for …

Stock Markets

The End of Higher Education’s Golden Age

Interest in using the internet to slash the price of higher education is being driven in part by hope for new methods of teaching, but also by …

Duck typing

<b>Duck typing</b> in computer programming is an application of the duck test—"If it walks like a duck and it quacks like a duck, then it must be a duck"—to …