Egi Syahban

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Jeff Bezos Banned PowerPoint in Meetings. His Replacement Is Brilliant

Narrative memos have replaced PowerPoint presentations at Amazon. Here are three reasons why.<p>In his 2018 annual letter, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos repeated his rule that PowerPoint is banned in executive meetings. What Bezos replaces it with provides even more valuable insight for …

Public Speaking

How Can You Tell a Great Leader When You See One? Look for This 1 Uncommon Sign

This is the stuff of which legacies are made, careers advance, and companies ultimately flourish.<p>Many of us have to make decisions that define who we are. It's often arriving at the crossroads of choosing between towing the line or doing the difficult, unpopular thing. And sometimes, doing what you …

Leadership

Amazon Spent Years Learning What It Takes to Do Great Work. These 4 Steps Contributed Most to Its Success

"Skill is overrated," says Jeff Bezos. These four things are not.<p>Yesterday, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos published his annual letter to shareholders, and it's got some great advice for anyone who is striving to do great work.<p>After commending Amazon employees for their commitment to excellence, and …

Leadership

Use This Checklist to Accomplish Your Life Goals

A couple of weeks ago, I spent a weekend in L.A. with my friend and business mentor, Melyssa Griffin—a fab entrepreneur and creator of the Pursuit …

Happiness

What It’s Like to Live as a Minimalist and Why You Should Consider It

Learn about what it's like living as a minimalist and why I choose this lifestyle!During the Summer of my Junior year in College, I took on the …

Minimalism

How to Write an Amazon Product Description that Ranks High in Search

With over 500 million products in stock, Amazon is the largest online retailer in the world. As a result, sellers have to compete against each other …

Seven Types of Atheism by John Gray review – fascinating study of disbelief

There is an old story of two atheists in Northern Ireland who expressed relief that they had risen above the religious rivalry of their contemporaries. Then one defined himself as a “Protestant atheist” and the other as a “Catholic atheist” and they split apart. The serious point here is that there …

Atheism

Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life Might Just Help You Live a More Fulfilling…

Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life Might Just Help You Live a More Fulfilling Life<p>In Japan, millions of people have <i>ikigai</i> …

Happiness

15 Body Language Hacks That’ll Instantly Make You More Impressive At An Interview

Being successful is not something everyone can achieve. Not for the lack of trying, of course. Sometimes, it's just the way you walk, talk or behave. …

Body Language

How to Stop Yourself From Interrupting People All The Time

Serial interrupting pisses people off and makes you seem selfish and impatient. Here's how to kick the habit.<p>Life is full of interruptions. Some are …

Free Eye-Catching Résumé Templates To Help You Stand Out From The Crowd

<b>Competition in the</b> employment market can be tough. Thanks to this list of 17 free résumé templates by Creative Bloq, you can choose from a variety of …

Graphic Design

The Scariest Thing About Facebook Isn't Even How It Treats Your Data

Its power to influence users makes Facebook a tool for "mass population control," and Mark Zuckerberg's utopian goals only increase the danger.<p>Mark Zuckerberg's marathon date with Congress is over. It might as well never have happened.<p>For two days, Facebook's CEO stuck to his bland talking points, …

3 Signs a Toxic Person Is Manipulating You (and What to Do About It)

Chances are high you've encountered a toxic person in your life. You may have even realized this "friend" or family member was no good (kudos to …

Emotional Intelligence

How to 24X Your LinkedIn Post Views in a Single Day

If you’re not getting views on your LinkedIn posts, you’re losing business.How do I know that?80% of B2B leads come from LinkedIn.That means if your …

Marketing

What is the Paradox of Choice?

The paradox of choice, popularized by psychologist Barry Schwartz in a 2004 book, is the theory that having more options, or choices, makes it harder …

Paradoxes

27 Questions to Help You Learn How Mentally Strong You Are

There are many misconceptions about what it means to be mentally strong. At its core, mental strength is about regulating your thoughts, managing …

Here are the internal Facebook posts of employees discussing today’s leaked memo

“I’ve always thought our ‘open but punitive’ stance was particularly vulnerable to suicide bombers.”<p>The publication of a June 2016 memo describing the consequences of Facebook’s growth-at-all-costs triggered an emotional conversation at the company today. An internal post reacting to the memo found …

Internet

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

How To Trick Your Brain Into Overcoming Fear: A Psychologist Explains

<i>An expert in all things neuroplasticity, mindfulness, and positive psychology, Rick Hanson, Ph.D., is a pro at giving people power over their brains</i> …

7 things you need to stop doing to become richer and more successful

The ability to align your daily habits with your long-term goals is a powerful tool for attaining wealth and success. When investing, for example, …

Self-improvement

Time Management Tools Won't Buy You More Time. Get More Done by Doing This Instead

Your relationships at work are more important than you think.<p>We all need to get more done in a day -- especially managers who juggle tactical, administrative, and strategic work simultaneously. As responsibilities increase, so does the pressure to maintain a high level of performance.<p>Although we …

Doing 1 Simple Thing Will Instantly Make You Sound Smarter, According to Science

Best of all, it's a change anyone can immediately make.<p>If you think about any one of the extremely successful people you know, it's almost guaranteed that one of their skills is the ability to influence and persuade other people.<p>(Of course that might be because selling is the one skill everyone …

Practicing These 3 Daily Habits Will Inherently Make You More Successful

Keep yourself grounded as you shoot of the starts.<p>Every person works differently, and every brain is wired differently. This makes it hard to pinpoint what daily actions can lead people to thrive. Instead of listing of to-do's that can help one succeed, it's important to recognize that success …

How To Stop Putting Pressure On Yourself

We face enough stress in life without putting more on ourselves, but that's exactly what many of us unknowingly do, in one way or another. Without …

Exclusive: 'Where can I buy?' - Google makes push to turn product searches into cash

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google routinely fields product queries from millions of shoppers. Now it wants to take a cut of their purchases, too.<p>The U.S. technology company is teaming up with retailers including Target Corp, Walmart Inc, Home Depot Inc, Costco Wholesale Corp and Ulta …

eCommerce

18 Behaviors of Emotionally Intelligent People

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs …

5 Questions to Help You Find Your Sense of Purpose

Finding meaning makes us healthier and more fulfilled. Here's how to look.<p>Sometimes it feels that our culture has nearly reached a saturation point …

Happiness

Are You a Toxic Boss? Google's Management Study Will Tell You

Could you be a toxic boss and not even realize it?<p>Google recently conducted one of the most thorough studies of management behavior ever completed by a large corporation. Started in 2009, a team in Google's People Innovation Lab spent one year data mining performance appraisals, employee surveys, …

The Workplace

Bury Your Haters With A Smile: Why Success Is Always The Best Revenge

If there's one important thing to remember when it comes to the general population, it's this: Most people get a kick out of hurting others.<p>It's the …

To Control Your Life, Control What You Pay Attention To

One of the best insights on what true productivity means in the 21st century dates back to 1890. In his book <i>The Principles of Psychology, Vol.1</i>, William James wrote a simple statement that’s packed with meaning: “My experience is what I agree to attend to.”<p>Your attention determines the experiences …