Arpan Dasgupta

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8 books that teach you to be rich

What’s your money strategy? Do you even have one?<p>If not, it’s not uncommon. Until two years ago, I didn’t have a financial plan, whatsoever.<p>Even …

33 Management Hacks Smart Bosses Should Have in Their Bag of Tricks

Are any of these in your bag of management tricks?<p>If you're a manager, I have profound respect for you. You're probably juggling several things -- recruiting, putting teams together, scheduling shifts, managing people and tasks, handling discipline issues, and, of course, keeping customers …

What Is a Platform For the $8 Trillion B2B Distribution Market?

If B2B distributors hope to beat Amazon Business, they need to embrace a marketplace strategy. Here's how they do it.<p>It's not as flashy as autonomous vehicles or as visible as social media, but the market for B2B distribution is massive and under an existential platform threat.<p>The B2B space is …

Why Popular Bosses Aren't Always Great Leaders

Leadership is, among other things, doing what others are not doing, without knowing how it will turn out, but believing it’s for the best. That …

40 Small Bedroom Ideas to Make Your Home Look Bigger

Looking for inspiration on how to decorate a small bedroom? Prepare to be overwhelmed with fantastic ideas. We’ve already shown you some contemporary …

Do You Work Until You’ve Earned Enough, or Until You’re Just Too Tired to Work More?

In an experiment, people who were paid in chocolates for choosing to listen to unpleasant noises “overearned” by <b>6.48</b> chocolates, on average: They earned <b>10.74</b> but ate just <b>4.26</b> (they weren’t allowed to take any home), revealing a persistent tendency to mindlessly accumulate unneeded rewards, says a …

Three Myths About Your Strengths

One of the most dramatic changes in leadership development in the last decade has been the shift in focus from correcting weaknesses to identifying and expanding on strengths. As this movement continues to catch hold, three myths have emerged that deserve to be dispelled.<p><b>Myth #1: Focusing on</b> …

Debunking Myths About Highly-Skilled Immigration and the Global Race for Talent

Talk to the founders of Silicon Valley startups and they will tell you that the single greatest obstacle they face after they obtain funding is the dearth of skilled talent. They say this is limiting their ability to innovate. A group of tech CEOs told President Obama in March that five companies …