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How Does Innovation Really Happen? | Inc.com

The following is an excerpt from my new book, <i>Mapping Innovation: A Playbook For Navigating a Disruptive Age.</i><p>On December 9th, 1968, a research project funded by the US Department of Defense launched a revolution. The focus was not a Cold War adversary or even a resource rich banana republic, but …

Innovation

New Study Suggests Stress Isn’t Bad For Your Health, Your Reaction To It Is | Men's Health

(For more cool science you can use—including 2,000+ simple ways to live a healthier, happier life—check out <i>The Better Man Project</i>.)<p>Heart rate variability is a measure of how much your heart rate fluctuates from beat to beat. (Your heart doesn’t pump steadily, like a metronome. The time between …

Can You Eat Your Back Pain Away?

A new book offers dietary solutions to the pain we all seem to have.<p>Anyone who works at a desk job knows back pain is inevitable. Sitting for long periods of time strains our shoulders, backs, and necks, and while standing and treadmill desks or yoga ball chairs have become popular solutions, it …

We asked industry experts what the 'Uber of healthcare' would be — here's how they responded

At JPMorgan's annual healthcare conference this month, Business Insider had the chance to sit down with industry leaders and ask them what could disrupt healthcare in the same way.<p>In as varied areas as gene therapy and robotics, these are their predictions:<p>The difference between healthcare and …

Genetics

Venture capitalist is investing in firms that use computers to improve healthcare

In the mind of former Stanford professor Vijay Pande, software is on the verge of transforming medicine, making it not just better and safer but also less expensive.<p>Pande recently left Stanford to run a new $200-million investment fund devoted to the intersection of computers and biology for …

eCommerce

Stress Is Your Brain Trying to Avoid Something

Stress exists in every workplace, and all of us have probably tried a few trendy stress-management approaches. But rather than trying the latest fad, it may be more effective to understand how stress works and where it comes from, so that you can create your own methods for dealing with it.<p>Stress …

Self-help

A Simple Graph Explains the Complex Logic of the Big Beer Merger

In the largest ever merger in the brewing business, AB InBev plans to acquire SABMiller. Much of the $100 billion price tag will be for the brand portfolio of the acquired company. What is the strategic rationale for the acquisition of this portfolio, and what is the likely outcome of the merger? A …

Beer

How many health apps actually matter?

Apps are all the rage in healthcare and pretty much everywhere else. Despite so much buzz about consumers using mobile healthcare apps, however, the …

Apps

Why Apple Music Missed a Beat

The headlines this summer about Apple Music were not what we might expect from the wizards of Cupertino. Apple’s streaming music service has been called a “nightmare,” a “crushing disappointment” and a “broken promise.” Even long-time fans are wondering, “What Went Wrong?”<p>This isn’t the first time …

Apple Music

The 7 Attributes of the Most Effective Sales Leaders

Every salesperson knows the quality of their sales manager will have a profound impact on their own success. A recent study I conducted proves this point. Sixty-nine percent of salespeople who exceeded their annual quota rated their sales manager as being excellent or above average. In addition, …

Management

3 categories of apps that can make you healthy at work

<i>By Spencer Blackman, Entrepreneur Contributor and Primary Care Physician at One Medical Group</i><p>Anyone who's ever worked long hours in an office knows that it can be a challenge to stay healthy. And all that time spent sitting doesn't help matters. From eye strain to poor posture, office workers are …

8 Ways To Disconnect From Technology And Get More Done!

I believe multi-tasking is over-rated! Recently, I saw a study that said the average smartphone user checks their device about six times an hour. Small wonder so many people these days are feeling distracted and overwhelmed! Making matters worse is that we are the ones constantly interrupting …

Productivity

NFA: Nyheder: Arkiv: 2015: Meget siddetid på jobbet og i fritiden er relateret til smerter i nakke og lænd

Tredobbelt risiko ved 8-timers siddetid i døgnet<p>Samlebåndsarbejde, produktionsarbejde, rengøring, bygningsarbejde, renovationsarbejde, vejarbejde og …

6 Strategies to Boost Your HDL Cholesterol

Think you can wait 3 years? You can't. A man with a low HDL-cholesterol level—40 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dl) or lower—can have as much as a three times greater risk of death from heart disease. So unless you're blessed with blood that consistently scores in the mid-40s or higher, you need to …