In the early 20th century, Italian philosopher and economist Vilfredo Federico Damaso Pareto identified the phenomenon that is today called the Pareto principle or the 80/20 rule. The idea is that 80%
One of the most overused expressions thrown around by wannabe “Wall Street Rambos” is business is war. But sometimes war tactics really can help in business. Among these tactics is CARVER, a system for
The interview process—like a lot of things in life—can become unnecessarily over-complicated. Sometimes there are very easy solutions to a challenging situation, which are often overlooked due to its nature.
Hint: It won't involve a college degree. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In the past 18 months, blockchain has leaped onto the world stage and presented itself as the next-generation
When you join an organization, you have a short window of time to adapt to its culture. It’s the old 90-day rule. And we know too many talented individuals who have stumbled in their new company because
Currently, a quarter of all employees view their jobs as the number one stressor in their lives, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The World Health Organization describes stress
Your boss proposes a new initiative you think won’t work. Your senior colleague outlines a project timeline you think is unrealistic. What do you say when you disagree with someone who has more power you
Visualization is an essential element of any Big Data and analytics strategy. The most up-to-date, real-time information and advanced analytics solutions are an expensive waste of money if you can’t communicate
At organizations like Facebook and Change.org, Jennifer Dulski amassed a toolkit of techniques for channeling individual workers into mass movements. Jennifer Dulski is a veteran troop rally-er. As president
It's surprising, but makes sense. Shyness and introversion have long been confused. Some people who are introverted resent being called shy, and vice versa. Others use the two terms interchangeably. Yet
Neuroscientists say our brains have a primitive timing system that tunes out after ten minutes. In a presentation of medium interest--not too boring and not too exciting--how long will it take for your
Feedback, as they say, is a gift. Research bears this out, suggesting that it’s a key driver of performance and leadership effectiveness. Negative feedback in particular can be valuable because it allows
Want to Make a Great First Impression? Try the 1 Thing People Like as Much as Food and Money (and Even Sex)
Best of all, this technique for making a great first impression works even if -- especially if -- you're shy and introverted. I couldn't help but overhear what she said about me to her friend as they away.
This chart shows every major technological innovation in the last 150 years — and how they have changed the way we work
• Since 1760, productivity has increased almost 30 fold.• That is largely down to technological innovations like electricity, telephones, and the internet.• Barclays chronicled the world's rising productivity
Last week, we introduced a new series of posts that will offer ideas for how to build energy, shape the future, and create high-performing teams. How can you do this? It starts with asking positive questions.
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How Well Do You Know English? The Origin of 'Bite the Bullet' and 15 Other Common Expressions in English
You probably think you know where 'mad as a hatter' is from ... but you're wrong. English is not an easy language to learn. Not only do you have to contend with compound expressions (like "make out" or
Special report: The Howard government is often identified as the culprit, but Labor and the union movement also made mistakes Australia’s union movement is in a period of soul-searching. After three decades
• Your everyday behavior reveals a lot about your level of emotional intelligence.• People who are empathetic and offer help in social situations tend to be highly emotionally intelligent.• If you are
There’s no question or debate that workplace stress levels are at critical levels and are escalating. The American Institute of Stress (AIS) reveals that 80% of us feel stress on the job and almost half