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25 Creative Packaging Designs That Practically Sell Themselves

We often consider the products we use and their packaging to be two separate things – the product is the thing we want, and its packaging is a piece …

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New York’s Train Derailment is a Reminder of the Importance of Sleep Health Policy

It will take months for the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) to examine all the evidence from Sunday’s fatal derailment on New York Metro North line in order to determine its cause. In the meantime, however, the press conferences, the media coverage, the statements by work colleagues and …

Manage Your Energy, Not Your Time

Steve Wanner is a highly respected 37-year-old partner at Ernst & Young, married with four young children. When we met him a year ago, he was working 12- to 14-hour days, felt perpetually exhausted, and found it difficult to fully engage with his family in the evenings, which left him feeling …

The Real Leadership Lessons of Steve Jobs

His saga is the entrepreneurial creation myth writ large: Steve Jobs cofounded Apple in his parents’ garage in 1976, was ousted in 1985, returned to rescue it from near bankruptcy in 1997, and by the time he died, in October 2011, had built it into the world’s most valuable company. Along the way …

Beyond the Echo Chamber

Artwork: Matt Phillips, Untitled, 2010, oil on canvas, 20″ x 14″<p>The rap on decision making is that it’s hard. Sure, there may be a few superbright people with an almost magical ability to consistently do it well, but the rest of us just get by. That is not what my colleagues and I have discovered …

Make Better Decisions by Getting Outside Your Social Bubble

Decision makers know they’re supposed to seek outside counsel — a diversity of information improves the likelihood of a good decision. This, of course, means that good decisions are social decisions. But the converse isn’t necessarily true: Not all social decisions are good ones.<p>Alex “Sandy” …

How Great Companies Think Differently

It’s time that beliefs and theories about business catch up with the way great companies operate and how they see their role in the world today. Traditionally, economists and financiers have argued that the sole purpose of business is to make money—the more the better. That conveniently narrow …

11 Ways Big Companies Undermine Innovation

In centuries past, explorers searched for the legendary city of El Dorado, where everything was made of gold. Today, at large organizations, innovation is the new El Dorado. Consultants and keynote speakers all purport to provide maps to it. Chief executives and business unit leaders weave the word …

5 stocks that could hike their dividends

One of the most powerful ways to invest over the long-term is a buy-and-hold strategy that focuses on stocks that pay big dividends -- especially at a time like this when many bonds still have puny yields.<p>Dividend stocks are great because in addition to profiting from any upward moves in the stock …

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長壽基金成功祕訣:買進市場前30名績優股 長抱78年 | 鉅亨網 - 美股

長期抱績優股,也是種投資策略。<p>投資選股很難嗎?如果你打算長期持有,事情可能變得比較簡單-僅僅就是緊握績優股,就可能讓你成為贏家。<p>《USA Today》報導,創立在 1935 年的 ING Corporate Leaders Trust (LEXCX),長年只買當年市場領先的 30 支股票,長抱 78 …

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羅傑斯:政府狂印鈔 榮景黃粱一夢 3年內將爆更大災難! | 鉅亨網 - 時事

羅傑斯。(圖:維基百科)<p>知名投資人羅傑斯 (Jim Rogers) 週三 (2 日) 晚間再度發出嚴峻警告,要股市投資人「小心」。因為市場上充斥央行注入的廉價流動性,正激勵歡騰行情;但各國政府負債卻達空前規模。一旦樂觀週期結束,將出現比之前更慘烈的跌勢。<p>羅傑斯自新加坡接受《CNBC》電話訪問時指出, …

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When You’re Innovating, Think Inside the Box

A company noticed a strange anomaly: One of its manufacturing plants had a significantly lower scrap rate. That little finding and its consequences illustrate a point that managers often overlook in their search for innovation: Sometimes it’s better to think <i>inside</i> the box.<p>Companies spend a lot of …

MIT’s President: Better, More Affordable Colleges Start Online

Everyone would like a solution to the problem of rising college costs. While students worry that they cannot afford a college education, U.S. …

Innovation Isn’t Just About New Products

The innovation mindset isn’t just about product innovation.<p>Some organizations have focused on product innovation for so long they don’t know how to innovate in any other areas. For example, in 2010, Microsoft —one of the world’s best product innovators for the last two decades — launched a social …