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Want to become a better leader? Take more chances

We live in a networked world, and you aren't invited unless you take chances and explore it. It's no longer about who you know, it's about what you want and being smart about getting it.<p>Rather than digging through your network for opportunities, technology allows us to create and access networked …

Build a ‘Quick and Nimble’ Culture

Since 2009, Adam Bryant has interviewed hundreds of CEOs for the “Corner Office” feature in <i>The New York Times</i>. This month he’s publishing his second book based on the interviews: “Quick and Nimble: Lessons from Leading CEOs on How to Create a Culture of Innovation.” He talked with HBR about why a …

How Meditation Works

Mindfulness meditation is having a moment in the West, and with it some compelling reasons to understand and try it.<p>NicoleAbalde/Flickr<p><i>Mindfulness meditation</i>. Chances are that you've either heard or seen (or rolled your eyes at) these words in recent months, as studies, celebrity endorsements, and …

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One Skill That Will Boost Your Value By Fifty Percent in 2014

If you’d like to substantially boost your value as a business professional in 2014, billionaire Warren Buffett has some advice: master the art of public speaking. Buffett once told a class of business students that he would pay anyone in the room $100,000 for 10 percent of their future earnings. If …