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No One Deserves Secondhand Love

Don’t settle for secondhand love, for the friend who was there all along. Don’t settle for the one who stuck around regardless just because you knew …

Top 10 Predictions for Technology in 2014

Microsoft may get its mojo back, smartphones will get cheap, and we’re about to enter the Year of Encryption. A look at what to expect in telecom and …

The 15 Most Desirable Employers In The World

What companies do it the best?<p>LinkedIn analyzed billions of interactions on its platform to identify 100 companies with the highest brand engagements. These are also companies that employees want to work for the most.<p>"A company's talent is its greatest strength, but hiring top talent isn't easy," …

How Spotify Made Lorde A Pop Superstar

Before New Zealand pop-star Lorde was on every radio station in the U.S. and topping the Billboard Hot 100 list, she was featured on Sean Parker’s Spotify playlist–Hipster International.<p>The Napster co-founder, former Facebook president, billionaire and early Spotify backer also runs one of the most …

Harvard Biz Review on Twitter: ".@google's best managers are good coaches: http://t.co/1IMdnfHZ7f http://t.co/ikg7W8mUsU"

Replying to @<b>HarvardBiz</b><p>“@<b>HarvardBiz</b>: .@<b>google</b>'s best managers are good coaches: http://s.hbr.org/17MvK0j pic.twitter.com/i0Je142Oci”<p>0 replies 0 …

9 Ways To Win Over Your Boss

You go through life trying to seek approval from your superiors. You constantly want to please your parents with good grades, impress your coaches on the field and wow your professors in the classroom. And as an adult, you want to win over your boss at work.<p>Al Coleman, Jr., author of <i>Secrets to</i> …

'Don't Go To Law School,' 'Move To Asia,' And 28 Other Pearls Of Wisdom For 2012 Grads

This month, a huge batch of 20-somethings will be loosed upon the country with shiny new degrees in hand. We’ve crowd-sourced advice for the graduates of 2012 from our host of writers based on their areas of expertise. Here are 25 pearls of wisdom from Forbes. Spend them wisely.<p><b>Via Monte Burke, who</b> …

How to get a recruiter to notice you on LinkedIn

Demonstrate you are worthy of the introduction.<p>After Sandy Baldonado applied for a number of promising positions via professional networking site LinkedIn and received no response, she began to wonder: was her resume being purposely or accidentally overlooked? Her marketing skills were a fit. But …

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

7 Financial Skills Every 20-Year-Old Needs To Learn

When I read 20 Things 20 Year Olds Don’t Get, by Forbes contributor Jason Nazar, I immediately imagined parents frantically forwarding the post to their kids. Baby boomers, myself included, want our adult children to be successful in the workplace. But there’s an ulterior motive, as well … we want …

Counterintuitive Advice For LinkedIn Users Part 3 - Stand Out And Promote

In Part 1 of this series, I focused on branding your profile and in Part 2 I discussed techniques for being found and using LinkedIn for research. In this final piece in the series, I share with you ways to differentiate your profile and maximize your hard work – repurposing it and getting others …

Why Spending $150K On An MBA Is Probably A Dumb Idea

I feel conflicted about MBAs. On one hand, I get that the conceptual and analytical tools that form the bulk of most MBA programs are very useful to someone who wants to operate a business. On the other hand, I know way too many MBAs who can’t manage or lead their way out of a paper bag – and still …

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Who opposes e-cigarettes, and why?

E-CIGARETTES are electronic vaporisers which mimic smoking, stripping away the dangerous part of puffing (the inhalation of tar from tobacco) and …

Microsoft Blew It on the Price of Xbox One

<i>UPDATE: On June 19, 2013, Microsoft announced that it would reverse its highly restrictive digital rights management policies on the Xbox One. That being said, the author still stands by his argument that the price is too high.</i><p>At last week’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) conference and show, …

Is There Life After An MBA?

Whatever you expected when you entered the degree programme, it all looks different ten years hence. An INSEAD case study draws lessons on career success and personal fulfillment from the lives and work of the MBA class of 2002.<p>MBA graduates in the popular imagination probably look something like …

Twelve Rules for New Grads

What advice would you give new college graduates about launching themselves into the workforce? Beginning May 12, 2013, I facilitated a discussion around this question on LinkedIn. The hundreds of responses offered a wealth of advice and insight about what it takes to make a successful transition …

The 5 Essential Resources Every Chief Marketing Officer Needs

While so much emphasis has been placed on the importance of CMOs managing big data, measuring marketing outcomes, and adapting to new responsibilities, there has been little discussion regarding the critical behind-the-scenes resources that can enable a CMO to <i>more</i> effectively manage their job …

What Do PR Agencies Do? Can You Do It Too?

PR professional Robert Wynne began a very useful dialogue in his column about what PR Agencies do. I enjoyed his follow up, too.<p>And now for the $60,000 (or $200,000, or $1 million) question, depending on the size of your company’s agency budget: Could you do it too?<p>There are many things PR agencies …

If You Are Going To Fail--And You Will Sometimes--Here's How To Do It Quickly And Cheaply

Yes, of course, you want to hear, “yes.”<p>Yes to: You got the job; made the sale; your idea is approved; the market place loves what you have.<p>But that does not always happen, of course.<p>Sometimes, you hear “no.”<p>But you don’t want that “no” to be devastating emotionally—and especially not …

7 Memorable Graduation Speeches by Entrepreneurs and Other Leaders

Among the thousands of graduation addresses given each year, these stand out--mostly for the right reasons.<p>In 1994, I witnessed perhaps history's most insane commencement addresses, at Wheaton College in Norton, Mass.<p>Connie Chung, then the anchor of CBS Evening News, offered a …

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On the Red Couch with Lonely Planet Founder Tony Wheeler

Inside Flipboard / May 24, 2013<p><i>After completing his MBA from the London School of Business in 1972, Tony Wheeler and his wife Maureen decided to take</i> …

Five ways to boost your Android phone's battery life right now

If you've ever caught yourself scanning a room for outlets, or worrying about how long you can eke out a charge on your phone, then this collection of battery-saving Android apps is for you.<p>These apps are helpful even if you've got a built-in battery-saving feature to help you in a dire situation, …