Luis Ferreira

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Doing This 1 Thing Will Make You Fail Every Job Interview

A simple equation can help you do better in an interview.<p>One of the most popular techniques in interviewing today is the the use of behavioral questioning. It's when the interviewer asks you a series of open-ended questions designed to force you to give a detailed answer. The theory is that through …

17 signs you're a good boss — even if it doesn't feel like it

<b>• Leading others can be challenging at times.</b><p><b>• But there are some subtle signs that you're an exceptional boss.</b><p><b>• It all comes down to your listening skills, empathy, and confidence.</b><p>It's not always easy being in charge.<p>Managing others comes with a ton of pressure. And when you're in a management …

These 7 features show why you should use Google Photos to store and manage all your photos and videos

Google Photos is Google's photo management service that works both as a gallery app on smartphones, tablets, and the web, as well as a good piece of software that uses the company's artificial intelligence to make cool stuff with your photos and videos.<p>The app's interface is divided into four tabs: …

Google Photos

A 5-Rule Guide to Making It Big as a Freelancer | Inc.com

Experts are projecting that up to 43 percent of workers will be part of the gig economy by 2020, and with good reason--freelancing both can make up needed income and lets you be your own boss. If you're considering freelancing on the side or even making gigs your full-time thing, adopting these …

Employment

10 Important Skills All Good Leaders Share | Inc.com

If you are in the position to lead, you most certainly want to be a great leader. It's an ambition that can take many forms: You may envision making an impact with your company or making change on a global scale.<p>Whatever your situation, there are specific skills that can help you become the leader …

Mentoring

The 52 most powerful people in enterprise tech in 2017

2017 has seen a dramatic increase in cloud spending and the rise of new technologies in the work place like artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things.<p>It's seen a crop of new public companies, and some startups that are leading the way in their areas. At the same time, powerhouses like …

15 Questions That Are Way Better Than 'What Do You Do?' | Inc.com

Intuition tells us that comfort with schmoozing and small talk is good for your career, but science goes even further than that. Research proves that small talk -- as painful and pointless as it can sometimes feel -- is actually an essential kind of communication that helps us identify common …

What is Data-Driven Leadership? – Career Accelerator

The First Step In Our Analysis…<p>I am going to bring together some articles, perhaps a series, that helps explain “Data-Driven”. It is a buzzword, of …

25 Wall Street movies to watch over Thanksgiving

That doesn't mean you can't get a little Wall Street in your day, though. Why not kick back on the couch and watch one of these Wall Street movies?<p>You'll definitely enjoy yourself, and you might even learn something.

When Everything's Going Wrong At Work, This Is The Personality Trait You Need

When <i>Shawshank Redemption</i>’s Andy Dufresne is wrongly convicted of murdering his wife and sentenced to life in prison, he takes the slow way out.<p>Every night from his cell he digs a little further toward freedom. Each morning he gathers the debris in his two fists and then releases it down his pant …

Psychology

10 books that famous CEOs loved reading

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>If the CEO of a Fortune 500 company or successful startup can pick up a book while spearheading projects, building new businesses, and …

Get Through Airport Customs Faster With This Free App

Skip paper forms and kiosks with Mobile Passport—and get on the fastest border-control line at large U.S. airports. It’s a model for how government and the tech industry can team up to join the mobile revolution, writes Geoffrey A. Fowler.<p>By<p>Geoffrey A. Fowler<p>Geoffrey A. Fowler<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>…

Flying

The former CEO of a $34 billion company says you should always do 2 things when starting a new job

As the CEO of Yum Brands from 1999 to 2015, David Novak turned a PepsiCo spinoff into a global leader in the fast-food industry through the brands KFC, Taco Bell, and Pizza Hut.<p>When he retired from his position as chairman of Yum in May, he left behind a legacy of 41,000 restaurants across 125 …

Executives Need to Stop Taking Themselves So Seriously

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Larry Ellison explains why life isn't about money: 'At some point, you can't spend all of it. Trust me, I've tried'

Ellison's commencement speech was quite the coup for the USC class, but there's a good reason why he was there.<p>He was granted an honorary doctorate by USC, a Doctor of Humane Letters. He has just donated $200 million to the university, one of the largest donations in USC's history, to establish a …

Jamstik+ teaches you to rock (while looking like a dork) [Reviews]

As a long-time player of console rhythm games like <i>Guitar Hero</i> and <i>Rock Band</i>, I’ve had several people’s share of silly, plastic instruments laying around my house. And while they’ve all <i>looked</i> varying levels of authentic, none of them actually taught me anything about how to play the guitar other than …

Guitar

28 brilliant questions to ask at the end of every job interview

It's important to remember that every interview is a two-way street.<p>You should be assessing the employer just as much as they're assessing you …

Employment

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5 Ways to Engage Your Management Team to Lead (And Not Just Manage) | Inc.com

One of the hardest skills is to grow your management team to lead, instead of to just manage.<p>What's the difference? Managers help their individual team members get solid results. But leaders do more. Leaders not only help their team members to perform, but they also help their team members grow …

The Post-Gym Grooming Essentials

The gym is manna to your body, but murder on what it’s wrapped in. A half-hour of grabbing, swinging and sweating leaves your skin confused about how …

8 Tech Skills That Will Help You Land a Six-Figure Salary

According to job-hunting site Dice, employers are searching resumes for these words or phrases most frequently.<p>In the tech industry, one day a skill is hot, the next it's not. IT professionals spend a lot of their career learning, training, and trying to keep up.<p>Job-hunting site Dice prides itself …

Facebook's lead HR consultant says every great manager follows these 2 principles

When the management guide "First, Break All the Rules" was first published in 1999, managers embraced it and HR departments rejected it.<p>Two of the book's core messages — that a company's success relies on individual managers' leadership styles and that employees' weaknesses should be ignored rather …

12 Critical Competencies For Leadership in the Future

The rate of change in the business world today is greater than our ability to respond. In a world that is often described as VUCA (Volatile, …

Leadership

These are the U.S. companies that pay the most in 2016

Here's some more bad news for liberal arts majors.<p>The highest paying jobs in America are almost entirely at consulting or tech companies, according …

The 5 questions everyone should ask before accepting a promotion

To most people, moving into a management role seems like a natural rite of passage when climbing the career ladder. But for all its impressive-sounding perks, joining those ranks may not necessarily upgrade your job satisfaction: According to a 2015 Gallup poll, only 35% of U.S. managers actually …

3 critical communication mistakes great leaders don't make

If you look at any workplace issue, at the root you see a communication problem, which affects workplace relationships.<p>Leaders rely on critical communication skills to resolve conflict, increase effectiveness, initiate difficult conversations, and keep everyone focused on the end result.<p>Leaders …

11 Things We Can Learn From Yahoo's Marissa Mayer

Marissa Mayer is without a doubt one phenomenal individual. The forty-year-old CEO and lead of Yahoo took the internet world by storm upon her appointment and has made some pretty impressive progress since. Truth be told, Yahoo was struggling until Mayer came into the picture and she started to …

11 simple ways to make your boss love you

That said, if you're looking to really bowl them over — and potentially even become their favorite team member— there are a few simple strategies you can use.<p>Business Insider looked into scientific research and expert opinion and came up with 11 tricks to help you wow the higher-ups.

Digital Design

The Right Way to Fire an Employee

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the most difficult parts of running any business is managing people. Right now at my company, The Newsletter Pro, we have 38 employees, and unfortunately over the last five years I’ve had to fire a few. Firing someone is never …

6 surprise wrinkles in enterprise cloud app adoption

Some striking and frankly unexpected findings have emerged from the latest analysis of cloud app usage at customers of single sign-on vendor Okta. …