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The 5 Books Mega Investor Ben Horowitz Says You Need To Read

He recommends the following reads for managers, entrepreneurs, and investors.<p><b>1. "The Innovator's Dilemma" — Clayton Christensen</b><p>Interestingly this is the only business book that Steve Jobs liked. In his biography of Jobs, Walter Isaacson's wrote that it "deeply influenced" Jobs. Fittingly the book …

Ben Horowitz

An FBI Agent Reveals 5 Steps To Gaining Anyone's Trust

I had an opportunity to ask Robin Dreeke a few questions. Robin is in charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's elite Counterintelligence Behavioral Analysis Program and the author of "It's Not All About Me."<p>Robin combines science and years of work in the field to offer practical tips to …

4 Soft Skills That You Need To Learn

These skills may be “soft,” but that doesn’t mean they won’t make a huge difference in your life.<p>Over at the Geek Manager site, Meri Williams recently blogged about a phenomenon she sees play out among her teams. A technically brilliant person “slowly becomes incredibly frustrated that they don’t …

7 Types Of Experience Your Brain Needs To Function At Its Best

<i>This is the second in a two-part story on how to manage your mental energy to do your best work. Click here for the first article, “How To Perform At Your Peak Every Day: 10 Tips For Working Smarter In 2014.”</i><p>David Rock, director of the NeuroLeadership Institute and author of Your Brain at Work: …

How To Perform At Your Peak Every Day: 10 Tips For Working Smarter In 2014

<i>This is the first in a two-part story on how to manage your mental energy to do your best work. Click here for the second article, “7 Types of Experience Your Brain Needs To Function At Its Best.”</i><p>It’s a common scenario for many of us.<p>You start the day with an idea of what you want to work on and …

The Six Enemies of Greatness (and Happiness)

<b>The Six Enemies of Greatness (and Happiness)</b> <br>These six factors can erode the grandest of plans and the noblest of intentions. They can turn visionaries into paper-pushers and wide-eyed dreamers into shivering, weeping balls of regret. Beware!<p><b>1)</b> <b>Availability</b><p>We often settle for what’s available, and …

Snapchat responds to privacy scares by letting users unlink their phone number

Snapchat has just taken its first steps toward addressing the exploits that led to a leak of 4.6 million phone numbers late last year. Updates to its Android and iOS apps now let you opt out of linking your phone number to your username, preventing others from easily finding you. The company is …

10 Ways Modern Enterprise Performance Management Changed Businesses

<i>Christian Gheorghe is CEO of Tidemark, the cloud-based enterprise analytics company.</i><p>“This data is 90 days old, but that’s okay.”<p>When was the last time you heard a C-level executive say <i>that</i>? My guess is it’s been a while, because these days, if you don’t have real-time access to the data that drives …

5 Lessons From Warren Buffett’s Office Hours

How does Warren Buffett paint the canvas of Berkshire Hathaway? He gave an Office Hours interview unpacking the how and the why.<p>It’s easy to have a mentor-crush on Warren Buffett: He’s worth $50 billion, he’s had friendships that have lasted decades, he leans in. For an hour this afternoon, the …

25,000 Mornings: 8 Ways to Improve Your Morning Routine

You’ll wake up for about 25,000 mornings in your adult life, give or take a few.<p>According to a report from the World Health Organization, the average …

Time Management