Bart Verboom

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How to Calm Your Nerves Before a Big Presentation

It’s not easy getting ready for a big presentation. The stakes can feel high, and in our desire for things to go well, the anticipation builds. Fear, anxiety, or even paralysis can kick in. What can you do to calm your nerves when this happens?<p><b>Observe, Accept, and Reframe</b><p>First, recognize that …

Public Speaking

Can we build AI without losing control over it? | Sam Harris

How computers are learning to be creative | Blaise Agüera y Arcas

Is cybersecurity incompatible with digital convenience?

Not for successful companies, who tailor the digital experience to provide easy authentication while still valuing customer security. Here’s how they …

Customer Experience

Number26 is now a true bank as it now has a full banking license

Berlin-based startup Number26 is trying to reinvent the bank. This might sound crazy, and that’s why the startup has processed step by step. After partnering with Wirecard for the banking back end, attracting 200,000 users and raising tens of millions of dollars, the company now has a full banking …

Startups

How startups can compete with enterprises in artificial intelligence and machine learning

When I woke up this morning, I asked my assistant a simple question: “Siri, is it going to rain today?”<p>Siri understood my intent, pulled the local weather data via an API and answered me in less than two seconds: “There’s no rain in the forecast for today.”<p>In the not-too-distant past, this kind of …

Artificial Intelligence

This tech CEO has been given $200 million to invest in 'garage' start-ups

CEO CP Gurnani told Business Insider he has a remit from his board to find some of the world's most exciting startups in artificial intelligence, automation and computing to invest in.<p>"The board has said I can spend up to $200 million in startups from across the world. In tandem, the board has also …

Want to Be Successful? Quit Wasting Your Brain.

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The most productive time of the day is not early morning. Work productivity has absolutely nothing to do with your daily rituals or habits. And the truth is, your success probably has little to do with productivity in the first …

Business Strategy

How Netflix Reinvented HR

Artwork: Freegums, Good Vibrations, 2011, acrylic on wood, 8′ x 15′<p>Sheryl Sandberg has called it one of the most important documents ever to come out of Silicon Valley. It’s been viewed more than 5 million times on the web. But when Reed Hastings and I (along with some colleagues) wrote a …

10 Mindsets That Will Radically Improve Your Performance

Success is something all career-driven individuals desire yet it eludes many people — at least at the levels desired. Why are some businesspeople …

Self-improvement

Tech Has a Depression Problem

Start-up founders might seem like they've got it made, but long hours, isolation, and stress put them at risk of mental illness.<p>In 2011, a few months into starting Wahooly—a crowdfunding platform in which backers receive a share in the venture’s success—Dana Severson started to have bouts of …

How to Tell a Great Story

We tell stories to our coworkers and peers all the time — to persuade someone to support our project, to explain to an employee how he might improve, or to inspire a team that is facing challenges. It’s an essential skill, but what makes a compelling story in a business context? And how can you …

What Big Companies Can Learn from Agile Startups

by Adi Gaskell<p>One of my key roles is to help others–teams inside large companies, students, or entrepreneurs–unlock and realize their full potential …

Get More Done by Focusing Less on Work

Photo by Andrew Nguyen<p>When people want to get more done at work, they double down on the time they put into their jobs. They adopt a new productivity approach, stay at the office late, work weekends, revamp to-do lists, and try to cram more into every day. But what if the secret to performing …

Management

5 Skills Workers Will Need To Be Successful In The Future

She started out as a lawyer and then launched a public finance business. She worked at Lehman Brothers, became a White House fellow, started a television division for Time Warner, ran Americast, and worked at Maveron, a venture capital firm founded by Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz.<p>Today, Miller is …

Three ways companies can make co-creation pay off

Involving outsiders in the creative process of developing products and services is harder than it sounds. Here’s how leading companies do it.<p><b>Ever</b> …

Innovation

CBP-21: Philips and Strategic Alliances with Cees Bijl

Business collaborations exist in all kind of flavors. Today we are entering the world of strategic alliances in multinationals with Cees Bijl, who is …

To Innovate in a Big Company, Don’t Think “Us Against Them”

“This seems like pie-in-the-sky wishful thinking. Have you actually seen this done?”<p>I often hear this question when I visit companies and speak about how to make an innovative idea less terrifying to high level executives. The skepticism is warranted. There are plenty of pundits arguing that big …

To Build Influence, Master How You Enter a Room

An airline industry executive has been promoted regularly for more than two decades because he’s good in a crisis. He’s cool, competent, and authoritative when the rest of the team is panicking. But now he finds himself in charge of a huge swath of the company — and a large number of employees. And …

You Can’t Collaborate Unless You Agree on the Problem

To design and develop new products today, it’s not uncommon to get your research and engineering folks to collaborate with customers and other external stakeholders. In effect, you give these people the right to participate in your innovation process and influence its final outcome.<p>This sort of …

The Best Leaders Are Insatiable Learners

Nearly a quarter century ago, at a gathering in Phoenix, Arizona, John W. Gardner delivered a speech that may be one of the most quietly influential speeches in the history of American business — a text that has been photocopied, passed along, underlined, and linked to by senior executives in some …

10 Tips for Unleashing Your Creativity at Work

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Innovation is the lifeblood of any successful company today. For many companies, however, the pursuit of innovative ideas is missing a key element (something typically not associated with business professionals): …

Creativity