Brendan Campbell

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5 Ways Customer Journey Mapping Can Transform Your Business Right Now

Customer journey mapping is a technique that is growing in popularity, not only with customer experience (CX) professionals, but also within …

BlackRock sees big challenges for investors, boards on cyber risks | Reuters

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Investors are facing major challenges in assessing cyber security risks because companies are wary of disclosing breaches fearing they could make them more vulnerable, according to BlackRock’s (BLK.N) head of investment stewardship for Asia Pacific.<p>Pru Bennett, Blackrock's …

Silicon Valley Legend Creates Pitch Deck Template For Entrepreneurs

Peter Thiel cofounded Paypal with Elon Musk and Max Levchin in 1998. They sold this company to eBay in a deal worth over $1B. He then founded several …

The Power of the Three-Item To-Do List

Want to see your productivity skyrocket?<p>Limit your daily to-do list to the top three most important things you want to accomplish for the day.<p>Do this same process at the beginning of every week for the week ahead.<p>It's that simple.<p>This habit turbocharges your productivity because it forces you to …

This Googler Explains How To Design Your Time Rather Than Manage It

Breaking all your tasks into quadrants can help you become more strategic about how you work.<p>For many of us, work can feel like a never-ending cycle of long meetings, overflowing inboxes, and urgent demands. No matter how fast we go or how hard we work, there’s far more to do every day than there …

Time Management

MIT's newest quantum computer puts us one step closer to defeating modern encryption

The NSA warned us that meddling around with quantum computing could pose a security risk. The foundations of our crypto-graphic knowledge could be …

These Are the Data Centers Where Cybercriminals Hide

A new documentary shows how hackers went from storing data behind concrete walls and barbed wire to hiding it in plain sight.<p>Given the seemingly ethereal nature of the internet, it can be easy to forget that behind every hack or cyberheist there's a real wires-circuits-and-boards infrastructure.<p>To …

Track Down

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner explains how fixing a common mistake helped him grow as a leader

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner's leadership skills are being put to the test.<p>The company's stock fell 40% and the company lost $10 billion off its market capitalization last month when its Q4 earnings report fell short of expectations.<p>He gave a motivational speech to the company following the dive and …

Is Your to-Do List Limiting Your Success?

An author who has interviewed hundreds of high achievers claims none of them use to-do lists.<p>Got lots to do? Then a to-do list seems like the obvious solution. By getting it all down on paper, you can organize your tasks, make sure nothing is missed, and provide yourself the satisfaction of ticking …

Time Management

The Morning Routine Experts Recommend for Peak Productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

Time Management

Why Big Data Isn't Paying Off for Companies (Yet)

If you’re a decision maker with access to a fire hose of information, but you’re still struggling to turn it into a competitive advantage, know one …

12 Things Product Managers Should Do in Their First 30 Days at a New Company

Congratulations, a product has found its product manager. Perhaps you’re joining a small startup, or maybe you have a new project in a big company. …

Product Management

What I learned from studying Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh's schedule for a year

Amidst the growing numbers of tasks, relationships, and operations to manage, ecommerce leaders still only have the same number of hours in a given day.<p>Through my work at Exact Media, I've worked with some of the brightest leaders in the ecommerce space.<p>To better understand them, their needs, and …

Is UX Design a transferable skill?

What goes into becoming a UX Designer?<p>I had a 1-hour long discussion with a friend of mine. He argued —<p><i>“A process is created and documented so that</i> …

Business Wisdom From a Billionaire Buddhist

Sage advice from entrepreneur and Buddhist priest Kazuo Inamori.<p>Should managers focus on making workers happy, even before satisfying the …

Employment

This Google Employee Has A Brilliant Time Management Strategy

Create and protect your Make Time, people.<p>I recently wrote an email to our team that posed a simple challenge in time management. The response I got was unexpected, and I was urged to share it with more people—so here we are. Some of my fellow Googlers went so far as to make a video for those of us …

Beyond Personal Development: What I Learned From Navy SEAL Surf Torture

From behind us, we could hear the 4-foot waves crashing in from the Pacific. The trouble was, we could never seem to get connected with the cadence of when they were going to next wash over our faces, filling our eyes, ears, throats and noses with sand, stones and seawater.<p>The not knowing is part …

The Entire Investment Advice Industry Is a Sham

If you pay an individual or a big company to invest your money for you, you should be aware of the fact that there is an <i>extremely convincing</i> case …

Investing

5 Skills You Must Develop to Succeed in Business

Get a long-term advantage in the competitive world of business by adopting these skills.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In</i> Real Leaders Don't Follow<i>, author Steve Tobak explains how real entrepreneurs can start, build, and run successful companies in highly</i> …

Business Strategy

5 Ways to Hack a Business Plan

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you're building gadgets, selling software or starting a nonprofit, your starting point is a vision, which gets turned into a plan of action. In business, your plan is the road map that will help you pinpoint the answers …

Small Business

The One Quality A Leader Should Never Lack

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

The Leadership Behavior That’s Most Important to Employees

For the last 20 years, I’ve studied the costs of incivility, as well as the benefits of civility. Across the board, I’ve found that civility pays. It enhances your influence and performance — and is positively associated with being perceived as a leader.<p>Being respectful doesn’t just benefit you, …

Leadership

How To Lead With Design Thinking

7 Principles to keep in mind when leading with design thinking.<p>Management is fundamentally antithetical to leadership. This leads to a conundrum in many organizations. Leadership is to management, what snowboarding is to skiing; what jazz is to classical orchestration; what Zara is to Sears; and …

Design

Why CFOs should play a bigger role in digital strategy

Most big companies have the will to invest in digital innovation, but C-level leadership hasn’t yet found the way to manage it effectively.<p>Two …

4 Digital Productivity Strategies to Boost Your Marketing Effectiveness

<i>This is part of the Increased Productivity Series where tips on productivity, brain training, and business success are shared.</i><p>Time is a limited resource and getting the most out of it is a goal for most people. We all want to make the most of our time, finding more to spend with family, more time …

Being digital: Fast-forward to the right digital strategy

Competing in a world shaped by digital technologies requires a fundamentally different approach to how strategies are developed and executed.<p>Finding the right competitive response is complex. The scale of change creates a sense of urgency. Investors recognize the potential, assigning …

What it takes to build your Digital Quotient

When it comes to transitioning to digital, what differentiates success from struggle? In this interview, the leader of McKinsey’s Digital Quotient …

Customer Experience

You shouldn’t entrust digital strategy to a ‘gifted few’

The quickest way to get fluent with social media, analytics, wearables, and mobile devices is to let cross-functional teams brainstorm what to do …

What Drives Digital Transformation: Technology or Strategy?

Often when we talk about digital transformation, we are focused on technology. With technology changing so fast, it is easy to think that it alone is the biggest driver of digital transformation. As tech continues to thrive, so must companies. This used to be a common equation. However, a recent …