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A famous scorecard taught at Harvard Business School can help you improve your life and relationships

I’ve always known that I’m addicted to achievement. But it’s only in the past few years that I’ve realized that can be a bad thing.<p>Every year, when New Year’s Eve rolled around, I used to set resolutions like “run 13 half-marathons in 2013” (because #medals). That particular year, I hit the goal. I …

Harvard Business School

What is the Balanced Scorecard?

Balanced Scorecard Basics<p>The balanced scorecard (BSC) is a strategic planning and management system that organizations use to:<p>Communicate what they …

Management

Without Management Standards Your Company Doesn't Know What It's Doing

Businesses need a concrete set of expectations to which every manager is held accountable.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s an old saying in business: If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it. When it comes to improving the effectiveness of an organization’s …

Management

Get More Done With the Rule of 3 | The Art of Manliness

Towards the tail end of 2016, my productivity took a big leap forward. The first catalyst was taking a few weeks to diligently track my time, and …

Polarize the 24/7 Hustle Mentality and Focus on Becoming Productive Instead

So, if you're a big fan of Gary V or Grant Cardone you know that they're always talking about the hustle. That you should work your butt of 24/7 nonstop every single day.<p>Here's the problem with that...many people hustle but they hustle on the wrong things. An example of that is when someone is …

Entrepreneurship

Here's what Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and 29 other successful people ask job candidates during interviews

They're not in the habit of wasting time with dumb or irrelevant queries.<p>In fact, they often have one favorite go-to question they like to ask. This typically reveals everything they need to know about a job candidate.<p>Here are 31 of those questions.<p><i>Jacquelyn Smith, Alison Griswold, and Vivian Giang</i> …

10 Powerful Ways You Can Be a Successful Leader

Great Leaders have certain traits that make them stand out from the rest. If we want to achieve what they've achieved, we have to learn to do as they do.<p>These are times that call for great leaders--people who are confident and courageous, certain in their leadership--to show us the way.<p>It's not …

The Case Against Sugar review – an unsweetened attack on diet myths

Gary Taubes’s latest assault on the ruinous effect of sugar on our lives and the promotion of fat-free diets is detailed and compelling<p>For the last 15 years, US journalist Gary Taubes has been the self-nominated public enemy No 1 of the global “healthy eating” establishment. His heresy has been to …

Diabetes

5 things to think about before buying your child a cell phone

<b>(CNN) —</b> In households around the world, I imagine many conversations going something like this: "Mom, I reallywant a phone. Everyone has one. Can I please, please get one this year?"<p>And then, after hearing the appeals, Mom (or Dad, or both parents) edge even closer to buying a smartphone for their …

Parenting

The Problem with the U.S. Economy Isn’t Something Politicians Can Fix

In August 2016 the Pew Research Center asked more than 2,000 U.S. adults about the state of the nation. Nearly half agreed that “compared with 50 years ago, life for people like you in America today is worse.” Of those who said they supported Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, 81% thought life …

High Blood Pressure Diet That Can Save Your Life

If you or your loved one ever experienced the symptoms of high blood pressure, you know you don’t want to go through it again. High blood pressure …

The Most Frequently Asked Project Manager Interview Questions

Project Manager Interview Questions<p>Updated June 03, 2018<p>If you're a project manager with a job interview on the horizon, you need to be prepared to …

Want to Be More Focused and Happier? Use Your Brain Like This

How to go from "overwhelmed" to "accomplished."<p>Have you ever been in the middle of working on something <i>really</i> important--like a report your boss wants "yesterday" or a presentation you have to give at the next staff meeting--only to have your mind drift away...right in the middle of it?<p>Perhaps you …

If You’re Too Busy For These 5 Things: Your Life Is More Off-Course Than You Think

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off-course <i>90 percent</i> of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the …

5 Productivity Killers That Make You Work More and Accomplish Less

Feel like you and your team are producing less? Check your office for these five productivity pitfalls.<p>How many times have you uttered the phrase, "I can't get anything done today"? Or left the office after a long day at work with barely a single item ticked off your to-do list?<p>It's about this time …

Time Management

19 Things Really Productive People Refuse to Do (According to Tim Ferriss and His Readers)

It's not what you do that matters. It's what you absolutely refuse to do.<p>Next year marks a full decade since the debut of Tim Ferriss's massive bestseller, <i>The 4-Hour Workweek.</i> If you haven't read it, you pretty much need to go download it now.<p>If I had to characterize the book, I'd say it's less of …

Basis Peak: The Important Features Of The Apple Watch For Less

$199 Basis Peak has the most important features of the Apple Watch.<p>I admit it. The Apple Watch is beautiful, especially if you opt for the models that start at $599. I really like the look of the $699 33mm Stainless Steer Case with Milanese Loop. I also think that Apple did an amazing job on the …

iCloud Photo Library: The ultimate guide

iCloud Photo Library gives you access to all of your photos and video, on all your devices, all of the time. It's an optional part of Apple's iCloud …

How to set up a paperless office using your Mac or iPhone

Sick of the mountains of paper stacking up in your inbox? You’ve probably heard about the joys of having a paperless office, maybe even thought about setting one up, but didn’t know how.<p>Well, here’s how. Not only is it easy to set to do, it can totally change your life.<p>Here’s how to use your Mac …

The 10 most common nutrition lies ever told that can keep you fat and unhealthy

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>There is no shortage of health advice out there, and no shortage of bad advice to go along with it. Some misguided notions are …

How To Send Your Best Employees To Your Competitors

The mantra right now in HR circles is Employee Engagement. It’s engagement this, engagement that all day long. Everybody struggles with the topic of engagement. We send out surveys to measure it. We don’t even know what we’re measuring.<p>We ask questions like “How likely are you to look for a new job …

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Photograph: Alamy<p>‘Because it is limited in characters, texting discourages thoughtful discussion or any level of detail, and its addictive problems are compounded by its …

IQ

5 Forward-Looking Ideas To Help You Be A More Effective Leader In 2015

The beginning of the year is a time to take one’s eye off the rear view mirror and look ahead. People want to follow leaders who are confident and optimistic – not weighed down by the past but moving forward. With that in mind, here are 5 forward-looking ideas to help you be a more effective leader …

Leadership

The Lean Muscle Diet

Ignore the trendy, complex diet plans designed to shrink your wallet and not your gut. To build the body you've always wanted, live like you already have it<p>When men set out to lose weight, they usually start at the wrong place. They pick a popular diet; <i>any</i> diet, it doesn't matter which one. Most …

Drug-resistant superbugs multiplying: CDC report IDs 'urgent threats'

Thoughtless use of antibiotic medications continues to promote the growth of drug-resistant superbugs in the U.S., threatening doctors' ability to combat infections, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>The 114-page publication, which was written for …

Daily affirmation: "Today I effortlessly start with great enthusiasm." #jorgecruise #affirmation #carbcontrol