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There Are Three Kinds Of Genius That Corporate America Can't Handle

That's according to Dave Logan, who wrote about why geniuses don't have jobs for CBS Moneywatch.<p>We often spurn geniuses in the corporate setting because, apart from their raw brainpower, geniuses can be unprofessional, stubborn, and generally difficult to be around.<p>Logan breaks it down the three …

Genius

4 Pillars Of Successful Brand Building From HootSuite CEO Ryan Holmes

HootSuite CEO Ryan Holmes shares the key areas he focused on to build HootSuite’s brand from scrappy startup to globally recognized social-media tool.<p>As an entrepreneur, one of the biggest challenges you will face will be building your brand. The ultimate goal is to set your company and your brand …

HootSuite

Vacation is meant to be a time of respite during which you can rest and recharge – but for some, taking a break from work can be more stressful and arduous that going in to the office. Here are some things you can do to reduce work-related stress while you're on vacation. http://bit.ly/14581p5

Letting children watch hours of TV improves academic ability, study claims

Allowing children to glue themselves to the TV for hours a day improves their academic abilities, a study has claimed.<p>Researchers at the University of London found that children who watched three or more hours a day were three months ahead of their peers who watched less than an hour a day, …

Guadalajara-based painter Omar Ortiz recently completed his amazing new oil painting “Salto de Fe” (Leap of Faith)

Guadalajara-based painter Omar Ortiz recently completed his amazing new oil painting “Salto de Fe” (Leap of Faith). The painting has some of the most amazing fine detail. Ortiz is truly hyperrealist genius!

7 Foods That Reduce Stress

Most people struggle with balancing life demands with work commitments. But for entrepreneurs, finding balance can seem near impossible. The pressure of getting everything done can be overwhelming. And, if left unchecked, that stress can lead to other issues, including high blood pressure and …

Nutrition

How to dress: goodbye skinnies, hello slim boyfriends

Were the aliens to land this summer, they would no doubt be puzzled by one aspect of our society above all others. Namely: why do humans wear such …

46 Things We've Learned From Facebook Studies

Facebook is an ideal environment for studying human behavior. Every click, like, friend acceptance (or rejection), and peek at an ex’s profile is tracked for millions of people every day. Back in 2007, the New York Times reported on Facebook’s value as a “petri dish for the social sciences.”<p>“We’re …

The future of robotics: in a transhuman world, the disabled will be the ones without prosthetic limbs… Bertolt Meyer's amazing bionic hand controlled by an iPhone app is a glimpse of the advances being made in prosthetics. But in years to come, will everyone want one? http://bit.ly/16nbzUl Photograph: Jos Schmid

I have watched Barack Obama transform into the security president

It is all too easy to look back on some moments in the past and claim their significance was obvious at the time. That it was clear – even as the …

How Your Brand Can Create, Track, And Learn To Love Big Content

Because without Big Content, there is no Big Data.<p>In my last column, I discussed the single most important factor in generating Big Data: creating Big Content that is then widely distributed and deeply engages consumers. Without Big Content there wouldn’t be Big Data.<p>Major marketers such as Coke …

Marketing

Never trust anyone who is rude to a waiter

I remember my grandmother telling me that if I were ever to marry, I should make sure he was kind. But she might just as well have said: "Find …

3 Rules Every Entrepreneur Should Live By

You’re already lean. Here’s how to get agile.<p>The startup world has made a religion of killing the sacred cow: anything that reeks of business-as-usual is frowned upon. Graduating from university? Unnecessary. Cubicles? Please. PowerPoint? Shame on you.<p>And while this very dismissal of orthodoxy has …

Project Management

Alex Atala, The World's Most Influential Chef, Shares 8 Simple Rules For Success

How much would you pay to hear tips on how to become successful from one of the 100 most influential people worldwide? Would you pay an extra premium if the guidelines came from the only chef in the list?<p>Brazilian superstar chef Alex Atala shared tips on how to achieve success in a conference …

An online tax would be the classic case of two wrongs not making a right

We should never be surprised when we hear politicians make the case for new taxes – sadly, for too many of them, clawing more tax from business has become their raison d’etre.<p>We should, however, be dismayed when the message comes from a distinguished business leader.<p>Justin King, the chief executive …

The idea that paying more tax than legally required is 'moral' is perverse

The debate on corporate tax avoidance is threatening to spiral out of control.<p>Margaret Hodge’s public pronouncements suggest she believes that the amount of corporation tax a company should pay ought to be determined by whether she thinks it is a “fair share”.<p>The Public Accounts Committee chairman …

Asian markets bounce after sell-off

Asian markets rebounded on Friday after the previous day's huge sell-off, helped by a Wall Street rally and upbeat US data.<p>Tokyo's Nikkei index climbed 1.94pc, or 241.14 points, to 12,686.52 after slumping 6.35pc on Thursday. Sydney jumped 2pc, Seoul put on 0.35pc, and Hong Kong added 0.4pc.<p>Markets …

5 Secrets to Communicating Effectively With Millennials

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The millennial generation is one of the most sought after -- and most misunderstood. Will Pearson, president and co-founder of <i>mental_floss</i>, a trivia-based magazine that he started in his college dorm room in 2001, has managed to hit the …

Pop Culture

How to answer those bizarre job interview questions

<b>A colleague of mine once went for a job as a trader at an investment bank in the City.</b><p>During the interview he was asked, "How many one pence coins could you fit into this room?"<p>He immediately started doing some calculations, and after a minute or so, announced his "best guess" on the answer.<p>He did …

Employment

Business news and markets: as it happened - 14 June, 2013

Paul Tucker's decision to stand down as deputy governor is a 'huge loss' for the Bank of England, according to analysts.<p><b>• Deputy govenor Paul Tucker to leave Bank of England</b> <b><br>• Annual decline in UK construction output slows sharply</b> <b><br>• Asian markets follow US to post positive gains</b> <b><br>• US markets rise</b> …

Inside Los Angeles' $90 million Carolwood estate once owned by Walt Disney: http://bit.ly/15ZW70c

Conspiracy Theorist Alex Jones Goes Berserk During BBC Show

Alex Jones, radio host and owner of Infowars.com, appeared on the BBC's Sunday Politics show today to talk about the Bilderberg Conference — the secretive gathering of the world's political and financial elite currently taking place in Watford, England.<p>Jones is always an over-the-top guest (as we …

Alex Jones

The International Entrepreneur – Cultural Tips on the Netherlands: an Interview with Dutch Business Coach, Roland van Leusden

Roland van Leusden<p>This week’s interview is about one of my favorite business cultures – the Netherlands. Experienced sales professional, business …

The International Entrepreneur – Cultural Tips on China by Dr. Jeff Wang

The International Entrepreneur – Cultural Tips on China by Dr. Jeff Wang<p>This week, we resume our series about business cultures around the world with …

Stress Relief Tips From Around the World

We know you're stressed. If it's any comfort, our friends around the world are juggling a lot now, too. "What constitutes stress is not having the …

Australia Is the World’s Happiest Country — Again

Are you unhappy right now? That’s probably because you don’t live Down Under. For the third year in a row, Australia has topped the Organisation for …

Afghan 'insider attack' kills Americans in Paktika

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/984000/984966_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524684671_28f7e6af7d263dba0419688d1d58bf45<p><b>Two US soldiers and an American civilian have been killed in a possible insider attack in eastern Afghanistan, the Nato-led force says.</b><p>A man wearing …

Tracking: The NSA’s Secret Surveillance Programs

We’re tracking–and contextualizing–the ongoing news surrounding Edward Snowden and the NSA’s secret surveillance of phone calls and Internet communications.<p>The National Security Agency (NSA) and America’s other intelligence agencies suddenly lost control of their biggest open secret: The U.S. …

Surveillance

Argument and arms

THE diplomatic air is becoming increasingly thick in the run-up to an international conference on Syria, starting perhaps as soon as June 15th but …

Middle East