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Google is sharing its management tools with the world

Speaking at his alma mater in January, Sundar Pichai, Google’s low-profile CEO, revealed his key to effective management: “Let others succeed.”<p>Enacting Pichai’s advice is easier said than done. But Google is sharing some tools that might help. Its Re:Work blog is offering a series of instructive …

Goal Setting

Lean Startup Is Dead -- Long Live Lean Startup

In a previous post, I wrote about how large companies are poised to be the greatest beneficiaries of the lean startup movement. We are entering an era of technology that is well suited to the resources that large companies have (i.e. The Third Wave). This next wave of technology will involve …

Product Management

3 Strategies for Projecting Success and Confidence as a Leader

Develop the heart of a servant but the confidence of the well-prepared.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>An old friend called me yesterday. We hadn't spoken in a while, and when I asked him about his job, he said, “I can’t believe the idiots I have to put up with at the …

Self-improvement

15 Things You Can Do to Simplify Your Life

That includes physical, mental, and emotional things.<p>This week I was overwhelmed by my own inability to juggle and balance priorities of life--including the challenges of writing this very column on a weekly basis!<p>After taking a mental inventory of the root causes of my irritation, I realized that …

18 Movies Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Yes, Hollywood may dramatize the plight of the entrepreneur. But sometimes the best way to capture reality is through fiction. Wherever you are in your business venture, you can glean some insight from these 18 provocative and wildly …

Wall Street

12 great TV shows on Netflix you might not have heard of

Netflix started as a service where you rented movies on DVD. Now, it's home to some of the most successful shows on TV. While they won't release their ratings, shows like "Narcos," "House of Cards," and "Orange is the New Black" are certified hits.<p>The only issue is that they have too much TV. …

TV

The best free online business courses starting in May

The road trip is often a rite of passage in American lore. From beats coasting down Route 66 to the breezy Sunday drives of the "Mad Men" era, the road has always been a place to relax, reflect, and re-group.<p>For three business professors, the American road held a different allure. It was an artery …

University of Illinois

Research backs up the instinct that walking improves creativity

For centuries, great thinkers have instinctively stepped out the door and begun walking, or at the very least pacing, when they needed to boost creativity. Charles Dickens routinely walked for 30 miles a day, while the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche declared, “All truly great thoughts are …

Creativity

The Limits of the Lean Startup Method

Advocates of the lean startup method for creating a business advise entrepreneurs, as well as corporate intrapreneurs, to document, test, and refine their assumptions about a new venture’s business model via customer conversations and experiments. My recent research on 250 teams that participated …

The Danger of Building a 'Lean' Startup [VIDEO] | Inc.com

Startups