David G. Odar Otero

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5 tips to help improve your life in 2 years

<b>How can I dramatically improve my life in 2 years?</b><p>This is a great question.<p>Most people ask how they can change their lives in a week, month, or …

Self-improvement

Follow These 3 Rules For Making Decisions and Your Business Will Never Stop Growing

Paralysis by analysis stops so many entrepreneurs from becoming successful.<p>Over the years, I have encountered a lot of managers, directors, vice presidents, and (even) C-level executives who have a hard time "pulling the trigger" on a decision.<p>This is how a "culture of indecision" spreads like …

Aplicaciones ideales para el emprendimiento

Con la introducción de los <b>Smartphones</b> en nuestra vida, muchas tareas se nos han facilitado gracias a las <b>aplicaciones</b> que nos ofrecen. Sin embargo, …

10 Unexpected Psychological Tricks That Will Help You Make A Great Impression On Anyone You Meet

Making a great first impression is something that doesn't come easily to everyone. Sure, there are people out there who can confidently walk up, …

One Piece of Advice From Mark Zuckerberg That Will Determine Your Success (or Failure) in 2018

'Tis better to have risked and lost than never to have risked at all.<p>Mark Zuckerberg is many things. An entrepreneur. A philanthropist. A visionary. He's also undeniably quotable.<p>A remark he made in 2011--when he hadn't yet cracked the 30-years-old mark--particularly stands out as inspirational …

RUTA CRÍTICA DE NUEVAS EMPRESAS

Para planificar el éxito de un negocio, la pregunta que se hará frecuentemente es “¿Cuántos años le doy a mi negocio para saber si es rentable?” o …

Sepa qué comer para combatir el estrés

1. La leche. Que la leche es un alimento rico en vitaminas, calcio y proteínas no es una novedad. Lo que probablemente se desconoce es que también es …

El idioma que hablamos determina quiénes somos y cómo vemos el mundo

¿Qué relación tienen nuestro idioma y nuestra personalidad? ¿Podría nuestro lenguaje influenciar la manera en la que percibimos la realidad?<p>De alguna …

9 ways to make your kids smarter about money

Forget having the talk. Instead, have many talks.<p>If you sit your children down and endeavor to share all of your hard-earned financial wisdom, you …

Personal Finance

The Big Picture - Macro Perspective on the Capital Markets, Economy, Geopolitics, Technology, and Digital Media

Source: New York Times<p>While researching <i>No, Your iPhone Does Not Make You Wealthy</i>, I found this really interesting chart (above). It shows how much …

China's central bank enters stimulus mode

China's central bank is kicking into gear, launching new stimulus designed to counter the country's slowest economic growth in six years.<p>The People's Bank of China announced on Sunday that it will lower the amount of cash that large banks must keep on reserve by 1% to 18.5%, a move that should …

Charting Greece's Frightening Future

Greece and its creditors would do well to step back and survey the wreckage as they enter yet another week of brinkmanship: Data on capital flows …

This is how Cirque du Soleil reinvented the circus

It’s generally believed that the way to beat your rival is to outperform or outpace them. But in business, the better way to win is to create uncontested new market space where no competition exists.<p>Consider Cirque du Soleil, a performance that broke away from traditional circus shows by borrowing …

Cirque du Soleil

Get More Done by Focusing Less on Work

Photo by Andrew Nguyen<p>When people want to get more done at work, they double down on the time they put into their jobs. They adopt a new productivity approach, stay at the office late, work weekends, revamp to-do lists, and try to cram more into every day. But what if the secret to performing …

The 15 New Books to Read in 2015

There are few better ways to start a new year than picking up some fresh perspectives to put into action. Here’s a sneak preview of 15 exciting books …

¿Cómo lidiar con la sobrecarga de información?

Uno de los mayores retos para la empresas en 2015 será lidiar con la sobrecarga de información y silos departamentales. Actualmente las compañías …

Signs That You Lack Emotional Intelligence

In my ten years as an executive coach, I have never had someone raise his hand and declare that he needs to work on his emotional intelligence. Yet I can’t count the number of times I’ve heard from people that the one thing their colleague needs to work on is emotional intelligence. This is the …

The First Rule Of Success And Happiness

Every morning, as you open your eyes to see the light of another day, you should ask two simple questions: What am I doing today? Why am I doing it?<p>If you are happy with the answers you come up to both questions, get off the bed and enjoy the day. If you are struggling to find the right answers, …

Happiness

How to Master a New Skill

We all want to be better at something. After all, self-improvement is necessary to getting ahead at work. But once you know what you want to be better at — be it public speaking, using social media, or analyzing data — how do you start? Of course, learning techniques will vary depending on the …

A Process for Human-Algorithm Decision Making

Think for a moment about how an organization makes a decision. First come the <i>facts</i>, the data that will inform the decision. Using these facts, someone formulates <i>alternative courses of action</i> and evaluates them according to agreed-on criteria. The decision maker then <i>chooses</i> the best alternative, and …

The bloodshed continues

FOR both Israelis and Palestinians, the third war between Israel and Gaza in six years may prove to be the most gruelling yet. Since the war started …

Keep Time and Emotion from Killing a Negotiation

Time and emotion — these are the two things most often wasted during a negotiation. We simply spend too much time on items that don’t really matter, because we let our emotions override any semblance of logic. It is a natural human response to act negatively, reactively, and emotionally to any …

Messages of light and dark

OVER the past 24 hours, senior representatives of the Catholic church have delivered some mixed messages about Islam.<p>The leaders of the Pontifical …

Harvard Biz Review on Twitter: "Three keys to making better decisions http://t.co/4hyn24ZVbU http://t.co/8kfzD4eI76"

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You Can Win Without Differentiation

For decades, strategy gurus have been telling firms to differentiate. From Michael Porter to Costas Markides and through the Blue Oceans of Kim and Mauborgne, strategy scholars have been urging executives to distinguish their firm’s offerings and carve out a unique market position. Because if you …

Just Make a Decision Already

Strategic decisiveness is one of the most vital success attributes for leaders in every position and every industry, but few leaders understand where it comes from or how to find more of it. It is not surprising that picking one strategic direction and then decisively pursuing that direction are …

Multitasking Makes Managers Less Thoughtful

Managerial Omelet Anyone?<p>How Interactive Media Can Scramble Your Brain<p>Strategy + Business<p>You’re sitting at a meeting checking your e-mail on your iPad or your texts on your phone. Or, if you’re like the average college student, your attention is divided at least three ways, among the lecturer, your …

Keep Your Name Off That Layoff List

A very important meeting is held, and you’re not invited. At this meeting, a senior leader announces that since targets were not reached, 150 managers will be laid off, and the purpose of this meeting is to create a list identifying exactly who those people will be. The key question for you is, …