Giovanni Barbera

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The 5 New Rules of Face-To-Face Communication

Ever had this internal conversation: Why meet when you can call? Why call when you can email? Why email when you can text? Why text when you can …

What to Do When You Get a New Boss Every Few Months

In some workplaces, reorgs and personnel changes are constant, which means that you might be getting a new boss every few months. How do you develop an effective relationship with your manager when the person filling that role keeps shifting? How much of an investment should you make? How can you …

531: Brexit And The Leadership Equivalent Of Empty Calories

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Networking Tips For Scientists - The Psychology Behind Connecting | Cheeky Scientist® | Industry Training For Intelligent People

<i>Written by Isaiah Hankel, Ph.D.</i><p>Like most PhD students I went to graduate school because I liked doing independent research. I liked having the time …

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Contextual Intelligence

Photography: Studio Tomás Saraceno, 2013<p>Artwork: Tomás Saraceno, Poetic Cosmos of the Breath, 2013, Hong Kong, China<p>Whether as managers or as academics, we study business to extract learning, formalize it, and apply it to puzzles we wish to solve. That’s why we go to business school, why we write …

Why is 'x' the unknown?

Why is 'x' the symbol for an unknown? In this short and funny talk, Terry Moore gives the surprising answer.

The 4 Quadrants of Creation

Think of something you have thus far failed to achieve or create...<p>Now answer this question:<p>Is it because you couldn't, you didn't really want to, or both?<p>This questions speaks to the two primary components that lead to success in business and in life -- commitment and competence. Commitment is …

37 More Words That Will Make People Like You Even More

When I wrote about the magic words that engender positive feelings in others, I was amazed and gratified by the response.b As always, focus on what you say as much as what you do.<p>The other day, my email was flooded with thousands of notices that people were signing up for my weekly newsletter. At …

Malcolm Gladwell

How To Use 10 Psychological Theories To Persuade People

Influence your audience without feeling sleazy about it with these tips on social media.<p>What are we really talking about when we’re talking about conversions?<p>Persuasion, right? Influence.<p>When we talk about conversions, we are, most of the time, discussing ways we can be more persuasive, more …

5 Steps Toward Building Influence as a Great Thought Leader

Managing Partner at LFPR<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Do you have something to say about a topic you are well versed in? If so, you could become an influential thought leader in your field of expertise.<p>Thought leaders are CEOs, businesspeople, entrepreneurs and other …

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Tips for switching careers

Changing your job function or industry requires careful planning and research. The challenges multiply when you are trying to do both at the same …

Lavoro: 10 consigli per avere successo con i cacciatori di teste | Redazione Finanza.com

Qual è il modo migliore per entrare in contatto con una società di cacciatori di teste? E quali sono le cose da non fare assolutamente? Ecco un …

Got a meeting? Take a walk

Nilofer Merchant suggests a small idea that just might have a big impact on your life and health: Next time you have a one-on-one meeting, make it …

A 17-Year-Old Invented This Smart Device That Makes Clean Water And Power At The Same Time

The H2Pro turns dirty water and sunlight to clean water and power. What were you doing when you were 17?<p>Around the world, many of the 783 million people who don’t have clean drinking water also don’t have access to electricity. A new design from an Australian high school student aims to solve both …

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3 Behaviors That Drive Successful Salespeople

Most people consider selling to be an art rather than a science: some people have it and some people don’t. But this leaves a lot of uncertainty in what is often a company’s most profitable department, and it makes managing a high-functioning sales force notoriously difficult. The prevailing …

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Eurozone economy fails to grow in second quarter

The eurozone’s economic recovery has shuddered to a halt, bolstering calls for the European Central Bank to take aggressive measures to boost growth …

10 awesome Google features you should be using

The reason the Google home page is so bare is that, way back when it was just starting out in a Silicon Valley garage, no one working there knew how to program a web page to make it look pretty.<p>In fact, even the word Google was a mistake. The founders really wanted “Googol” – the digit 1 followed …

EmDrive Is an Engine That Breaks the Laws of Physics and Could Take Us to Mars

An experimental engine is gaining acceptance among scientists, and could introduce a new era of space travel — it only had to break a law of physics …

Dan Pink sulla sorprendente scienza della motivazione

Dan Pink, analista di percorsi professionali, esamina il complesso problema della motivazione, cominciando da un fatto che gli esperti di scienze …

The Emotional Boundaries You Need at Work

To develop meaningful and mature relationships at work or at home we need to develop <i>two</i> filters. The first filter protects you from other people. The second filter protects other people from you.<p><i>Filter 1: protect yourself from others.</i> I once worked with a manager who gave blunt feedback in …