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'No Woman, No Drive' Viral Video Evokes Bob Marley To Mock Saudi Government

And it's gone absolutely viral, garnering more than 3.5 million hits in just two days.<p>Describing himself as an artist and a social activist, he says in the video's intro: "I don't really listen to music, but while studying in the U.S., I heard this song by this Jamaican guy that caught my …

Activism

The Most Successful Leaders Do 15 Things Automatically, Every Day

undefined<p>Leadership is learned behavior that becomes unconscious and automatic over time. For example, leaders can make several important decisions about an issue in the time it takes others to understand the question. Many people wonder how leaders know how to make the best decisions, often under …

How Women Drive Innovation and Growth

Women represent a growth market more than twice as big as China and India combined. They control $20 trillion in global consumer spending, own or operate between 25-33% of all private businesses, and earn an estimated $13 trillion. This “power of the purse” is growing rapidly; expectations are that …

How To Be Successful And Happy

Maximizers, people who always search for the best in whatever they pursue in life, usually achieve superior outcomes to satisficers — people who are content with moderate achievements. But they aren’t happy people.<p>“Nice as this sounds, in social psychology parlance, maximizers often wind up being …

13 Tech CEOs And Founders Reveal Their Favorite Productivity Hacks To Help You Get More Done

It's a difficult task though, because thinking about becoming more productive and actually setting things in motion are two different things.<p>In an excellent post on Quora, a bunch of CEOs, tech entrepreneurs, and startup pros share their favorite hacks for getting things done more efficiently.<p>There …

Productivity

Life Is a Game and You Make the Rules

<b>Events, including people's behavior, usually have consequences.</b> In my case, for example, because my dad did not provide my mom and me with much in the way of financial support, my mom had to work two jobs when I was young and I had to work full time while going to graduate business school.<p>But his …

Board Games

One Interview Question You Should Ask Every Candidate

Today I missed lunch. I frequently do when I write these articles. Sometimes I end up writing through the night despite the fact that I was tired at 11 p.m. I lose track of time. Why? Because writing these articles and helping others with my advice is something I am passionate about. It feeds my …

Überwachungsstaat - Was ist das?

28 Excellent Books You Can Read For Free

The problem is that in order to read a lot of books, you have to buy them from the Kindle bookstore. Yes, there are other options out there - you can check out some e-books from your local library, for example - but the selection is often really limited.<p>Naturally, my frugal side wanted to find ways …

Literature

The Six Rules of Personal Success

Of all human abilities, one stands out, the ability to see the <i>Big Picture</i>, the things that are important in life, and not to be distracted by small, trivial, and irrelevant things; the intelligence to separate the message from the background noise.<p>‘The Big Picture’ is about the grand goals; the big …

Innovation Isn’t an Idea Problem

When most organizations try to increase their innovation efforts, they always seem to start from the same assumption: “we need more ideas.” They’ll start talking about the need to “think outside the box” or “blue sky” thinking in order to find a few ideas that can turn into viable new products or …

How to Let Go Instead of Giving Up

The greatest stress in life is the stress we cannot control. Perhaps, it is no coincidence that at some point so many of us experience a painful, …

Self-help

Living in the 'I Don't Know'

This morning I woke up at 5 a.m. from a bad dream. I was on my way to a job interview somewhere in midtown Manhattan and I ended up in Canada. Lost. No offense to Canada, but I felt an overwhelming sense of anxiety and dread. I was too embarrassed in the dream to call the person I was meeting, so I …

10 Rules About Professionalism You Need To Know

After all, professionalism is rarely taught; you're supposed to pick it up on your own through a combination of observation and osmosis, but that's not always easy to do. And learning on the job can be fraught with land mines, since you might not even see your mistakes coming.<p>So without further …

Employment

The Right Way to Hire Your Customers

Suppose I told you that you have access to a resource that is more empathetic, more interesting, and more persuasive to potential buyers of your products and services than even your best sales or marketing people. A resource that can do a significant amount of the marketing work that you’re …

Don’t Neglect Your Power to Bring People Together

Out of the many ways that managers get things done, one of the most underused is what I call “convening authority”: the ability to bring people together to share information, build alignment, or solve problems. To explain, let me share a quick example, in two acts:<p>In Act One, the manager of a …

Storytelling oder: Warum hören wir gern Geschichten? - deutsche

<b>Storytelling: What are you good for?</b> – Gastbeitrag von PR-Specialist Thomas Keup. Woran erkennt Ihr, dass Ihr urlaubsreif seit? Dies ist der Einstieg …

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6 Mind Hacks That Keep Stress In Check (Really!)

"Stress is our perception of what's happening outside of us and the power we give it," says Lauren E. Miller, author and stress expert.<p>If you can adopt Miller's definition of the phenomenon as your own, you may find it possible to reframe your perception of stressful situations and, inevitably, …

The 25 Best Tech Companies To Work For In 2013

With help from Glassdoor.com, we've put together a list of the 25 tech companies whose own employees rate them most highly.<p>The reviewers account for culture, lifestyle, and what you can learn while working there.<p>All the reviews and ratings taken into account are from the past 12 months, and only …

The Workplace

Frauen führen besser als sie denken

Die Köpfe und Herzen der Mitarbeiter zu gewinnen ist das Managementgebot von morgen. Viele führende Frauen beherrschen es heute schon. Was dazu …

Your Personal Brand Can Lead To Big Business

When people search for products or services, they don’t look at a business website and stop there. They check out the owner as well. And if they like what they see, chances are they’ll like the business too.<p>“They’ll look at your Twitter profile, your LinkedIn page, a blog you’ve written and they’ll …

Is The Key To Getting Rich Work, Risk, Or Luck?

If we assume that wealth comes from working hard, taking great personal risk and coming up with great ideas, then the wealthy don't necessarily "owe" society for their success.<p>But if the rich are simply lucky, or if they get wealthy on the back of America's publicly funded infrastructure, they owe …

Income Inequality