Akhil Panchabhai

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5 Essential Principles for Understanding Analytics

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>I’m convinced that the ingredient for the effective use of data and analytics that is in shortest supply is managers’ understanding of what is possible. Data, hardware, and software are available in droves, but human comprehension of the possibilities they enable is much less common. Given …

10 Keys To Success In Any Startup Job Interview

In a corporate environment, the focus of a job interview has long been demonstrating your match to the skills and experience outlined in the job description. In my experience with startups, that is still necessary, but not sufficient. Today’s business world has become totally customer driven, so …

Employment

6 interview questions that will make any employer want to hire you

Common advice among job seekers is that when you attend an interview, you need to interview the employer right back. After all, you're the one who …

4 Crucial Questions to Ask Yourself to Uncover Your Purpose

Purpose.<p>That's a loaded word, isn't it?<p>Maybe it makes you feel a calm sense of determination. Maybe it makes you feel calm and happy, because you know you're already living your purpose. But more likely, the word "purpose" leaves you foggy.<p>You wonder: does everybody have a purpose? How do I know …

Advice For Fearless Job-Seekers (It's Not For Everyone)

I used to spend a lot of time in live workshops and webinars trying to sell people on the idea of trying something new in their job search. I felt like I was coaxing baby birds to come to the edge of the nest and try flying.<p>They asked me “Will hiring managers like my Human-Voiced Resume?” and I had …

Employment

The Secret Key to Attracting What You Want into Your Life

<b>This post originally appeared on BrandMentalist.com</b><p>Throughout our lives, we are all in search for that something or someone. We want the best; we want the perfect -- the most amazing friends you could ever find, the best job in the world, and the perfect someone to love. We spend months and years …

10 things you need to know about the Apple Watch

Last Tuesday I got to watch Tim Cook introduce the Apple Watch, then got to spend some time trying it on, running through the demo, and hearing about …

A plan to turn every lightbulb into an ultra-fast alternative to Wi-Fi

Current wireless networks have a problem: The more popular they become, the slower they are. Researchers at Fudan University in Shanghai have just become the latest to demonstrate a technology that transmits data as light instead of radio waves, which gets around the congestion issue and could be …

Wi-Fi