Dan Theyer

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Secret sauce: What does it take to innovate?

Innovate or die, or so the saying goes.<p>But that’s easier said than done, even for start-ups, entrepreneurs and ambitious careerists. In some cases, countries or companies have the smarts and the people to pull it off innovative businesses or ideas, but don’t always have the infrastructure in place. …

Innovation

The best — and worst — countries for expats?

Retirement

The psychology of winning the long shot

People make money in all sorts of unusual ways, but none more thrilling than sinking a $75,000 shot in the middle of a professional basketball game.<p>Just ask Michael Drysch. In January, the Illinois-based information technology worker was given the chance to heave a ball in to the net from half way …

Miami Heat

The Holy Grail: Building a career you love

Is your job just work — the sort that you go to simply because you need to earn a pay cheque so you can pay your bills? Or does your job make you jump out of bed each morning, thrilled to be on your way?<p>Building a career you love is the holy grail of professional life for many. It’s a topic several …

Work-life Balance

Round-the-world race for graduate jobs

Brain drain could come back to haunt some European economies.<p>Forget “home, sweet home.” These days, a growing number of young university and business school graduates — especially in Europe — are moving abroad for career opportunities.<p>Their career plans are driven both by better job prospects in …

College & University

Work: Big ideas for 2014

Maybe you want to find a new job in 2014. Perhaps you just want to find a way to get ahead in your career. Or, you’re wondering how you can stand out in the new year.<p>This week, LinkedIn Influencers weighed in on what they see as the big ideas of 2014. When it comes to success at work, several …

Communication Skills

Unfair advantage at the office

This is a column for the disgruntled. It’s easy to get disheartened as we watch colleagues sail through a three-hour presentation on no sleep — after running a marathon over the weekend and coaching their child’s pre-school dance class before work.<p>What’s their secret?<p>Not wishing to sound bitter BBC …

Pre-school

The words you never want to hear at a job interview

Overqualified is often code for something else.<p>When it comes to finding a job, there are few questions candidates dread more than this: ‘what was your salary in your last position?’. Or maybe instead of a question, you hear this seemingly insurmountable phrase: ‘you’re overqualified’.<p>Impressing in …

Employment

New career strategies for a new year

Along with the perennial pledges of “lose weight” and “eat healthier” many people’s New Year’s resolution lists include getting a better job or advancing their career. But just like losing that weight, this is often easier said than done.<p>Career Coach turned to experts to find out what jobseekers — …

Employment

Long-term jobless facing new year without aid

Over a million out-of-work Americans will be ringing in the new year with a lot more uncertainty about the future.<p>Jobless benefits are slated to expire this weekend for 1.3 million people who receive the long-term federal aid payments that kick in after state insurance payments run out. The …

10 things not to buy in 2014

<b>1. Cable TV</b><p>Cable television’s heyday is over. Subscribers have been declining since 2004, and analysts say there’s no end in sight. Roughly 54.8 …

Televisions

Chiefs' Bowe, Hali ruled out for San Diego

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe has a concussion and linebacker Tamba Hali has a swollen knee, and both have been ruled out …

The @Rangers introduce Shin-Soo Choo to the Arlington faithful.

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka

<b>Sri Lanka pulled off a sensational two-wicket win over Pakistan in the fifth and final One Day International in Abu Dhabi.</b><p>Sri Lanka chased down a …