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How Unconscious Bias Affects Everything You Do

Ask yourself a few questions about your hidden biases before making big decisions.<p>As late as 1970, only 5% of the musicians in the most prestigious orchestras of the world were women. Even after a decade of hard-fought battles for gender equality, no major orchestra was more than 12% female in …

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NZ among world's best countries to move to, survey finds

New Zealand has ranked sixth in a global survey on the best places to live abroad, with scenery, landscape and weather listed among the most …

Why Managers Haven’t Embraced Complexity

Nobody would deny that the world has become more <i>complex</i> during the past decades. With digitization, the interconnectivity between people and things has jumped by leaps and bounds. Dense networks now define the technical, social, and economic landscape.<p>I remember well when the idea of applying …

12 Intriguing Laws Of Business Power

A number of my UC Santa Barbara entrepreneurial students have asked my opinion of Robert Greene’s The 48 Laws Of Power, prompting me to check it out. Given the book’s commercial success, I had high hopes. Sadly, I was disappointed by Greene’s Machiavellian cynicism.<p>When I later learned that Mr. …

How To Expand Your Business With Negative Thinking: Coach Bob Knight

<i>“The will to</i> prepare <i>to win is infinitely more important than the will to win.”–Coach Bob Knight,</i> <i>The Power of Negative Thinking</i><p>Yes, unfailing optimism is often cited as one of the most predominant traits of successful entrepreneurs. But if you <i>really</i> want to succeed in business, it’s time to change …

Your Online Content Should Deliver 'Cognitive Ecstasy'

Humans love to have their minds blown. We are changed by that feeling of seeing or learning something perfectly new -- that feeling we call “awe.” And, according to Jason Silva, that’s the secret to really spectacular online content.<p>“Great content trades in the currency of inspiration,” said Silva, …

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