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Inside the world’s best kindergarten

At Fuji Kindergarten outside Tokyo, kids make the most of a magical environment designed just for them. The roof of their oval-shaped school, …

Kids

The Secret to Learning a Foreign Language as an Adult

<i>Answer by David Bailey, CEO of Spotnight, on Quora.</i><p>I’ve learned several foreign languages as an adult. I was able to learn French to conversation …

Language Learning

Agung Cs Tegaskan Lima Syarat Islah Tidak Bisa Ditawar

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HB Paliudju Ditahan, NasDem Yakin Jaksa Agung Bisa Profesional

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Harvard Research Reveals a Fun Way to Be More Successful

<b>We all want to be more successful.</b><p>But everything you read probably sounds like a lot of work. Isn’t there a scientifically proven method that’s a …

Happiness

10 YouTube Videos That Will Change How You Think

While you may think of YouTube as a place to check out the latest in funny animal videos, there’s a lot of content that caters to the brain rather …

Sheryl Sandberg

What Makes Someone a Great Product Manager at Google?

<i>Answer by Edward Ho, former Google engineer, on Quora.</i><p>Alright, I’ll give this a shot based on my experience working at Google with the best product …

Product Management

Where good ideas come from

People often credit their ideas to individual "Eureka!" moments. But Steven Johnson shows how history tells a different story. His fascinating tour …

APIs

Talent Development 101: How To Make Ordinary Employees Great

“A superior leader is a person who can bring ordinary people together to achieve extraordinary results.” Many years ago, an entrepreneur told me that. He was right.<p>For most organizations, hiring the best talent is not a viable business strategy. The only way to get the best is to pay more than your …

On being wrong

Most of us will do anything to avoid being wrong. But what if we're wrong about that? "Wrongologist" Kathryn Schulz makes a compelling case for not …

APIs

Listen, learn ... then lead

Four-star general Stanley McChrystal shares what he learned about leadership over his decades in the military. How can you build a sense of shared …

Leadership

Employees Who Stay In Companies Longer Than Two Years Get Paid 50% Less

The worst kept secret is that employees are making less on average every year. There are millions of reasons for this, but we’re going to focus on one that we can control. Staying employed at the same company for over two years on average is going to make you earn less over your lifetime by about …

Philip Morris International Bets Big On The Future Of Smoking

As hubs of innovation go, the area around Switzerland’s Lake Geneva historically trumps pretty much any region in the world, save the 30-mile radius around Dave Packard’s old garage. It’s where pharmacist Henri Nestlé perfected the concoction of milk, flour and sugar that spawned the world’s …

How to Develop a Photographic Memory: 4 Easy Steps

Could you memorize the order of a deck of cards in under 30 seconds?<p>(Hat tip to Josh.)<p>Don’t feel bad; I can’t remember what I ate for lunch yesterday.<p>…

New York Times

Episode 337: The Secret Document That Transformed China

<i>Note: Today's show is a re-run. It originally ran in January 2012.</i><p>In 1978, a group of farmers in a Chinese village called Xiaogang wrote a secret contract and hid it in the roof of a mud hut.<p>They were afraid the document might get them executed. Instead, it wound up completely transforming the …

Google just revealed the incredibly simple formula for killer résumés

It’s not exactly E=mc².<p>But for would-be job hunters, it’s probably a lot more useful.<p>In a Q&A-style interview with Google’s senior vice president of people operations Laszlo Bock, The New York Times’s Tom Friedman fished a few seriously helpful words of wisdom out of the search giant’s human …

Résumés

BMW Radically Rethinks The Car Buying Experience

The world’s automakers are showing off their sleek new 2015 models and concept cars at the New York International Auto Show, which opens to the public today. The most radical innovation in the car industry might not be obvious on the show floor, but instead in the showroom of a BMW dealership near …

No Longer A Mad Men World: Surviving Today's Customer Experience - Powered Reality

A while ago — call it the Mad Men era — there was a clear and visible road you could take to success in your business. You’d hire the real-life equivalent of Don Draper or Peggy Olson to add their spin, that patina of magic, to the product or service you wanted to sell. This promotional magic could …

6 Secrets for a Faster Metabolism

Getty Images (4)<p>Getty Images (5); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images; Tara Johnson for TIME<p>Getty Images (1); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images …

Nutrition

How To Ace That Job Interview

In celebration of my first book, <i>Give Your Speech, Change the World</i>, now becoming available as an eBook, I’m excerpting a bit from the book on how to ace a job interview. I’ve edited the text slightly to fit the blog, but I still like the advice. Enjoy!<p><b>How to Ace a Job Interview</b><p>The secret of …

Fold down beds – a huge space-saving solution for all types of homes

The bed is a crucial piece of furniture that every home has. But, at the same time, it’s also the one that perhaps occupies the most space. And since …

Lovely Swedish Attic Apartment Defined By Lightness and Harmony

You can rarely find an apartment or loft with a perfect layout yet this one worth taking a look at. Situated in the heart of the Red Mountains region …

Interior Design

22 LinkedIn Secrets LinkedIn Won't Tell You

I have written several articles about LinkedIn, and they often generate the most comments. Here are the highlights of my LinkedIn advice from previous articles, along with additional tips and tricks, many of which remain unspoken by the people at LinkedIn. With this checklist in hand, you can make …

Change Your Way Of Thinking To Truly Master Innovation

Innovation is one of those business buzzwords that is so used and abused it has lost its value. What does innovation really mean? Innovation is a splashy word for change, and oftentimes the assumption is that change involves technology. We always hear how innovative a company is when they’ve …

Stop Blaming, Start Innovating

In the quest for greater employee engagement, management can easily fall into the trap of blaming the workforce for not stepping up and doing more to contribute to innovation. Conversely, it is common for employees to think, “It’s our leaders’ fault. If only they would do this or give us that, we …

Why Google doesn’t care about hiring top college graduates

Google has spent years analyzing who succeeds at the company, which has moved away from a focus on GPAs, brand name schools, and interview brain teasers.<p>In a conversation with The New York Times’ Tom Friedman, Google’s head of people operations, Laszlo Bock, detailed what the company looks for. And …

Employment

How Bill Gates Radically Transformed His Public Speaking And Communication Skills

Bill Gates has returned to the company he co-founded, serving as product and technology advisor to newly appointed Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella. In this new position, the public might see a very different communicator than the leader who left his day-to-day role at Microsoft in 2006. I’ve watched …

Warren Buffett's Idea Of Heaven: "I Don't Have To Work With People I Don't Like"

<i>EDITOR’S NOTE: Forbes launched an e-book on Warren Buffett today. In it you’ll find Forbes and ForbesLife magazine profiles from 1969 to 2013 written by staffers and Buffett himself. The feature below can be found in the e-book along with 14 others that shed light on the philanthropist Buffett has</i> …

Final Cut: Words to Strike from Your Resume

If you’ve applied for a job recently, you’ve probably looked over that 8½ x 11” summary of your career more times than you can count—and tweaked it just as often—in pursuit of the perfect resume.<p>But before you add another bullet point, consider this: It’s not always about what you add in—the best …

Don’t Abandon Innovation — Simplify It

My fellow HBR blogger Bill Taylor recently made a pitch for all of us to stop using the word “innovation” in 2014. Despite his plea, I suspect this word isn’t going anywhere. It’s too important as a driver of growth and renewal. What can be done, in the spirit of Bill’s admonishment, is to stop …