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How to Improve Your Business Writing

You probably write on the job all the time: proposals to clients, memos to senior executives, a constant flow of emails to colleagues. But how can you ensure that your writing is as clear and effective as possible? How do you make your communications stand out?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> <br>Overworked …

TED Talks

Why I Regret Being a Nice Boss

Recently I met a friend at one of my favorite coffeehouses on the Upper East Side in Manhattan. I don’t live in the neighborhood, but I’m willing to …

Why We Cry on Planes

Alone among strangers with little to do, a moment of calm amid the stress of travel<p>Alone in a closed metal tube, 40,000 feet above land and miles from anyone you know. Surrounded by people who share your fate, but who do not acknowledge you. They, like you, sit facing forward in rows, focusing on …

Implementing Innovation: Segment Your Non-Customers

Some of the most successful and disruptive innovations stem from a company’s ability to tap into demand from non-customers in its market category. The challenge, of course, is to identify <i>why</i> these people aren’t customers already. Once you know why potential customers aren’t buying your product, you …

Rethinking the Decision Factory

Companies everywhere struggle with the management of knowledge workers. They compete fiercely to find and retain the best talent, often accumulating thousands of managers in the process. For a while this is fine, but inevitably, usually when economic conditions turn less favorable, they realize …

The Difference Between Passive, Aggressive, and Assertive Communication

Communication breakdowns are a common cause for conflict, and poor communication strategies can lead to rapid escalation. Likewise, effective …

Everything You've Ever Been Told About How You Learn Is A Lie

Three myths your teachers told you about how your brain learns, debunked<p>When I was in middle school and high school, teachers loved to impart various tidbits of wisdom about the way students learn during lectures, always couched in such a way as to indicate these were scientifically accepted facts.</i> …

A 300-year history of British banking and the rise of current accounts

Seven-day switching: Part two of our series, ahead of the "seven-day switching" launch, looks at the history of banking.<p>Banking has come a long way since the current accounts we have today began their evolution in Amsterdam in the early 16th Century.<p>Cashiers in the trading and shipping city worked …

Banking