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Why People Dislike Really Smart Leaders

Intelligence makes for better leaders—from undergraduates to executives to presidents—according to multiple studies. It certainly makes sense that …

Psychology

Why Design Thinking is the Future of Management

Why companies and leaders should reconsider their current philosophy of project management and why they cannot afford to ignore the value of Design …

31 Companies Hiring Like Crazy in the New Year!

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, most American workers will switch jobs 10 to 15 times between the ages of 18 and 48. And with the …

Careers

These Eight Phrases Are Killing Your Chance for a Promotion

Sorry, but I honestly just think you should read this.<p>Words matter more than you might think, especially if you are one of the 43% of employees who works remotely. If coworkers or your manager can’t see your body language, they have to rely solely on conversations you have over email or the phone, …

Careers

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2018

Plus a free downloadable template.<p>Let’s be honest: Writing a resume is a drag.<p>After all, this isn’t exactly a task for the gainfully employed. If …

Employment

How I Built This with Guy Raz : NPR

• Podcasts ><br>• Business ><p><i>How I Built This</i> is a podcast about innovators, entrepreneurs, and idealists, and the stories behind the movements they built. Each episode is a narrative journey marked by triumphs, failures, serendipity and insight — told by the founders of some of the world's best known …

Ways to Grow Your Team’s Curiosity

“Holding a curious mindset is a great starting point when you're leading your team or organization. If you're in a truly new space, you won't always …

Leadership

Innovator Insights Series: Preparing for the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Journey

December 12, 2017<p>Donna Brezinski never set out to invent the first portable light therapy device to treat children suffering from jaundice. As a …

Innovation

'We, Too, Are Survivors.' 223 Women in National Security Sign Open Letter on Sexual Harassment

More than 200 women who work on national security for the U.S. signed an open letter saying that they have survived sexual harassment and assault or …

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34 Business Books You Won’t Be Able to Put Down

<i>This article originally ran in Term Sheet, Fortune’s newsletter about deals and dealmakers.</i> <i>Sign up here.</i><p>Alright, here it is: the book list to end all …

3 Crucial Reasons to Separate Your Business and Personal Spending

If you want to save time and money in the long term, you shouldn't put your business credit card spending on your personal credit card.<p>One of the most common financial mistakes you can make as an entrepreneur is putting your business spending on a personal credit card. It might be convenient at the …

You Can Help a Woman Start Her Business Right Now

Last week, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced New York City will lend $3 million to women business owners on a crowdfunding website where anyone can be a …

A Lazy Person's Guide to Happiness

Find the right environment, and very little effort is necessary.<p>Happiness is an active process, not something you get by sitting back and waiting. It’s something to be grabbed by the horns or more vulnerable areas and then conquered. At least, this is the gist of the message from Tony Robbins and …

Happiness

The Future of Work

This presentation explores the new ways we are working and the implications for business and for workers. Each theme has 4 trends and each trend is supported by 4 examples, supporting statistics and implications defined by PSFK Labs team.

Trends
Crowd Funding

<b>Editor’s note:</b> Jordan Kasteler's articles have been removed from the Inc.com archive because his relationship with Inc. has been terminated.

Design thinking, explained

Solve any business problem with this approach.<p>By Rebecca Linke | September 14, 2017<p>Graphic design by Mimi Phan<p>Why It Matters<p>Coming up with an idea is …

Design Thinking

After massive Equifax breach, let’s make it free to freeze your credit

Whatever your political affiliation, there is now one financial issue on which we can all agree.<p>We need Congress to pass legislation allowing consumers to temporarily freeze and unfreeze their own credit files at no charge to help thwart identity theft.<p>In case you missed it, the credit-reporting …

Identity Theft

Fresh Guacamole by PES | Oscar Nominated Short

The Shortest Film Ever Nominated for an Oscar

<i>Fresh Guacamole</i> is a 2012 animated short film written and directed by PES. With a running time of 100 seconds it is the shortest film ever nominated …

Movies

The Best and Worst Countries to Live and Work In, According to Expats

The reputations of the U.S. and U.K. as good places to live and work are in free fall among some of the world’s most mobile and cosmopolitan …

Cost of Living

These Are the Top Six Books That Will Make You More Creative

If you read <i>What are the four principles that will lead you to breakthrough creativity?</i> and want more information, look no further.<p>Six of the best …

Creativity

This Family’s Road Trip Never Ends

When you are a child, time has a way of unspooling slowly, purely set to our natural rhythm. As we grow older, time is punctuated by appointments and alarm clocks, and we forget how to live at our own pace.<p>When we set off on an overland road trip in a van five years ago, we wanted to slow down time …

Road Trips

PhysicsGirl.com

December 3, 2016<br>Madame Figaro en français<br>10 Girls under 25 to Follow<p>Malala Yousafzai, Willow Smith, Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski...<p>July 17, …

Physics

Meet Cuban-American Scientist Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski, the "next Einstein"

The individual that Harvard hails as “the next Einstein” is not only a woman, but a woman of color. Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski is a Cuban-American …