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Intel cancels future Atom projects; gives up on smartphones, pulls back on tablets

Earlier this month, we reported that Intel is to lay off 12,000 employees in an effort to restructure the firm into a company "that powers the cloud …

Internet of Things

Work Less and Do More by Applying the Pareto Principle to Your Task List

The Pareto Principle says that in most situations roughly 80% of effects come from only 20% of the causes. We can use the Pareto Principle to better …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. The list of potential Yahoo buyers is already being drawn up.</b> Verizon Wireless, News Corp., and Time Inc. are all reportedly candidates.<p><b>2. Steve Ballmer says Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's big initiative won't work.</b> Nadella is pushing the Windows Store app market that will let apps run across all …

Satya Nadella

3 Things Managers Should Be Doing Every Day

“When are we supposed to do all <i>that</i>?” That’s the question we constantly get from new managers, only weeks or months into their new positions, when we describe the three key activities they should be focusing on to be successful as leaders: building trust, building a team, and building a broader …

Leadership

Maybe Your Team Doesn’t Need to Be More Creative

When it comes to creativity, organizations are a lot like people. They have no problem generating ideas, including some that are potentially useful and novel. Furthermore, they are also generally able to access creative ideas generated by others. Where they fail, however, is at turning those ideas …

Innovation

Two Things to Do After Every Meeting

Steve Jobs insisted that every item on a meeting agenda have a designated person responsible for that task and any follow-up work that happened. He called that person the DRI—the Directly Responsible Individual. He knew the public accountability would ensure that a project or task would actually …

Productivity

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What Amazing Bosses Do Differently

We all know that job satisfaction often hinges on the quality of the relationships we have with our bosses. Yet in today’s rapidly evolving, 24/7 workplaces, it’s not always clear what managers should do to create the most satisfying work experiences and the happiest employees. My research into the …

Leadership

Productivity: 7 Tips To Get Things Done

<b>A big part of feeling overwhelmed is the lack of time and project management.</b><p>Many people say you need to build your confidence, get all your systems in place, etc but the first step (really!) is the time and project management. If you've ever worked for someone else before you started your …