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The Arc of Company Life - and How to Prolong It

On its 100th birthday in 2011, IBM ran a four-page ad in The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and New York Times. It said: “Nearly all the …

How to Find Your Nut

Fill in the blank, “All I care about is _______.” If you can’t complete it, you’re just going through the motions.<p>A person going in many directions …

Time Management

The Disciplined Pursuit of Less

Over-committed leaders may be remarkable for a while, then they aren’t.<p>Over-commitment dilutes and destroys.<p>Cracks and work:<p>Things are falling …

Self-improvement

Working Too Hard Makes Leading More Difficult

In 2007, the same day Steve Jobs introduced the first iPhone and the same year Twitter debuted at SXSW, executive coach Marshall Goldsmith published a book called <i>What Got You Here Won’t Get You There</i>.<p>In it, Goldsmith makes the case that many of the behaviors that initially propel high-achievers up …

Eight steps to achieve sticky change in your organization

Change sucks, let's be honest (even for a guy like me who gets bored in his sleep). Doing things differently is difficult. Re-learning, re-thinking and, most importantly, getting people to go along with your new regime is a task fraught with peril and potentially dogged resistance.<p>But there's no …

Management

Three Things You Should Never Say to an Audience

Giving a presentation is a huge responsibility. When you're in that power position in front of an audience, you've got to make sure that you're …

Public Speaking

What I know about Minecraft

<i>(well, a little bit of it)</i><p>Today, Microsoft and Mojang announced that the deal, which has been rumored for the past week, is true. Microsoft is buying …

Transform Your Furniture And Appliances With Stainless Steel Paint

You move into a new place, and everything is perfect. Except for that one white appliance that clashes with the other stainless steel pieces in the …

Here’s What Brands Tweeted Right Before Their 9/11 Tributes

On a day when the entire country is paying tribute to the tragic events of September 11, 2001, we usually see a number of brands flounder when it …

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Want Success? Surround Yourself With People Who Challenge Your Thinking

Are you feeling uninspired and stuck? Perhaps it's the people around you. Here are five ways to get people to challenge and inspire you to success.<p>It's nice to have people around who support you and are of like mind. Agreeable people boost your confidence and allow a certain level of relaxation. …

Leadership

13 Reasons Teams Lose Momentum

Multiply waste by the number of people involved.<p>The capacity of teams to waste time and resources staggers the imagination. It’s one thing to …

Is it reasonable to insist on reproducing every defect? | Ars Technica

You have to balance the time you have with the need to be thorough.<p><i>This Q&A is part of a weekly series of posts highlighting common questions</i> …

Silicon Valley

Trouble With Your Code? AirPair Connects You Live With Expert Programmers

Learning the fundamentals of programming is easy. But becoming an <i>expert</i>? That’s damn hard. There are a million and one languages, each with their own nuances, strengths, and weaknesses. Worse yet, the programming hype train is always chugging away; just when you think you’ve mastered the world’s …

PillPack Takes On CVS And Walgreens By Mail, Launches A Full-Service, Subscription-Based Online Pharmacy

According to studies from the Mayo Clinic, more than 20 percent of Americans take more than five prescription medications each day. This fact goes a long way to showing how big of a role the pharmacy has come to play in millions of lives. While managing prescriptions, medications, and one’s …