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How to Always Be Getting Smarter | Inc.com

As we do new things, we always want to make sure we're doing things that help the business and not hurt. We may have a feeling of intuition that something may be successful, but how do you really know?<p>We run experiments. For example, maybe I believe that emailing our users about how fun our games …

Neuroscience

Why Do We Age? A 46-Species Comparison

Why we age is a tricky evolutionary question. A full set of DNA resides in each of our cells, after all, allowing most of them to replicate again and again and again. Why don’t all tissues regenerate forever? Wouldn’t that be evolutionarily advantageous?<p>Since the early 1950s, evolutionary …

Housing market app for iOS launches

House Price Analytics app offers data on house sales since 1995<p>A property app which claims to offer “unrivalled insight” into the housing market, and suggests there is nearly a £100,000 gap between listed asking prices and average sale prices, launches today.<p>The makers behind House Price Analytics …

Twitter IPO: who will get rich?

Social network giant Twitter will float on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday with a value of $14.2bn. Here is a list of the number of shares owned by some of the people and investment firms that will benefit the most from the social network's IPO.<p><b>Executive officers and directors</b><p><b>Evan Williams</b> …

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Why?: Answers to Everyday Scientific Questions by Joel Levy | Book Review

If you're a parent or teacher, you probably are asked "why questions" by young people several dozen times each day. Why can't we hear dog whistles? Why does the wind blow? Why is there no life on Mars? Why does E=mc2? Why? Why? <i>Why?</i><p>If you are dealing with such questions daily, then you'll be pleased …

Two Roads to Innovation

I have been really trying to study the notion of “innovation” and how we create an innovative culture. From what I am seeing, two make an innovative …

What Would you Do with a Gallon of Gasoline?

One of the biggest and most underestimated challenges startups face is finding the right people. The reason for that is that the ‘right’ people don’t simply do what’s needed, but generally impact the course of the company.<p>Starting entrepreneurs sometimes get the impression that adding people is …

The Science Behind How We Learn New Skills

Learning new skills is one of the best ways to make yourself both marketable and happy, but actually doing so isn't as easy as it sounds. The science …

The Brain

How Albert Einstein, Steve Jobs, And Maria Popova Got More Creative

To be more creative yourself, listen to lessons from the masters.<p>“We learn, from the time we’re little, the process of the scientific method–how to discover things–but we don’t teach the parallel art of how to invent things,” Stanford innovation scholar Tina Seelig told us, “That’s one of the …

Can You Learn To Be Successful?

I’m behind in my reading. More than 30 unread books are sitting on my office shelves and another one joins their ranks almost every week. In an attempt to break the logjam, I opened one somewhat randomly and read this intriguing claim:<p>“You can personally choose to become more successful by adopting …

21 Quotes From Henry Ford On Business, Leadership And Life

I knew, before starting to write this post, what we all know about Henry Ford: founder of Ford MotorCompany, seminal proponent of mass production in the form of the assembly line, creator of the Model T and author of the tart line, “you can have it in any color you want, as long as it is black.” …

What Successful People Do With The First Hour Of Their Work Day

Many successful people schedule themselves a kind of grown-up home room at the start of every day. You should, too–here’s how.<p>Remember when you used to have a period at the beginning of every day to think about your schedule, catch up with friends, maybe knock out a few tasks? It was called home …

Could Simple Things Like Stretching, Smiling, And Sitting Up Actually Make You Work Better?

Yes, says science.<p>If you’re reading this while slumped over your smartphone or hunched in front of your laptop, chances are that you’ll be less assertive with the next task you have to tackle.<p>Why? Because, as a growing body of research is finding, the way you hold your body shapes the way your mood …

How to hire millennials—and weed out the bad ones

<i>This originally appeared on LinkedIn. You can follow Lesley Jane Seymour here</i><p>Yes, I hear you complain about them every day: Those millennials, they ask about vacation time in the first interview! They get a bad cold and disappear for days! They want my job after a week in their job! “Who do these …

Stop Trying to Engineer Success

Every organization that aspires to greatness has something to learn from relevant success stories of the past. But how should managers go about unlocking the lessons of those efforts? Many of their consultants advocate an engineering approach:<p>Find multiple examples of organizations that have coped …

12 Things All Successful People Do

<i>“Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome.”</i><p>Whether in business or life, we often walk a fine line between success and failure. Booker T. Washington’s quote highlights the inevitability of challenges on the path to …

Nate Silver on Finding a Mentor, Teaching Yourself Statistics, and Not Settling in Your Career

Perhaps no one has done more for the cause of data-driven decision-making in the minds of the public than Nate Silver. His book, The Signal and the Noise, explains the power of statistical modeling to improve our predictions about everything from the weather to sports to the stock market. Data …

How to Juggle Multiple Roles

<b>To juggle—to fit in, manage, organize, and cope with.</b> Sometimes I almost feel like I can’t breathe given the number of roles that I have: author, public speaker, leader, consultant, board member, boss, subordinate, peer, mom, wife, daughter, sister, friend, and my own person.<p>These days, we all take …

5 Business And Tech Predictions That Turned Out Right

“The future always comes too fast and in the wrong order.” –Alvin Toffler <b></b><p>Any fool can try to predict the future, and most every fool does try. And if there is one thing that’s easier to do than to make a prediction about the future, it’s to make fun of someone else’s prediction. But organizations …

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 …

You Must Try, and then You Must Ask

I like working with grownups.<p>Here's an example:<p>When I was a wee little New Hire at my current employer, one of the things that came up a lot was the …

Leaders, Drop Your Masks

How can leaders spark and sustain change in themselves and their organizations?<p>I devoted my doctoral research to this question and came up with an unconventional answer: metaphors. My co-author Richard Badham and I wrote about four of them in this HBR article: fire (representing ambition), snowball …

8 Surprising Things That'll Make You Wildly Successful

We know, we know. Never stop learning. Set goals. Never fear failure. Get grit. Give. But what achievement enhancers don't we expect?<p>One …

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14 Jeff Bezos Quotes That Show Why Amazon's Boss Is A Total Genius

He's building a mysterious 10,000-year clock in a West Texas cave.<p>Earlier this year, he bought the Washington Post for $250 million.<p>You wouldn't want to get on his bad side.<p>Bezos achieved so much success by being incredibly smart and business savvy, and so we rounded up some quotes that show his …

Business Strategy

The 10 Skills Employers Most Want In 20-Something Employees

Are you able to work effectively in a team? That’s the skill employers most want when they are recruiting new college grads. The next most important skill: ability to make decisions and solve problems.<p>The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) a Bethlehem, Pa. non-profit group that …

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