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3 Must-Follow Technology Trends: Current and Future

Image Courtesy of Giuseppe Costantino / Shutterstock.com<p>Over the next ten years, we'll see significant advances in technology, many of epic proportions. In fact, the dawn of a new era has already begun. Advances in robotics manufacturing and 3D printing have opened up new avenues for the production …

Want To Conquer A New Skill? Do It Every Day

At the intersection of psychology and productivity lies a simple truth: To do something well, you must embrace quantity.<p>When you’re learning a new skill–whether developing dance moves or websites–quantity is way more important than quality.<p>Why? Over at Medium, entrepreneur-essayist Herbert Lui …

Is Your LinkedIn Profile Working For Your Executive Job Search?

It’s essential to make your LinkedIn profile powerful, professional, and distinctive to make sure it's helping, not hurting, your executive career …

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FORTUNE — Not so long ago, conventional wisdom among neuroscientists held that the human brain was doomed to deteriorate with the passage of time, and there wasn’t much anyone could do about it.<p>Instead, a raft of recent studies, aided by brain-imaging technology, all point to a much different …

10 Simple Things You Can Do Today That Will Make You Happier, Backed By Science

Happiness is so interesting, because we all have different ideas about what it is and how to get it. It’s also no surprise that it’s the Nr.1 value …

Finding the Hidden Value in Your Network

Last time you really needed help, who did you ask? My bet is that you went to one of your strong ties—someone you know well and truly trust. Whether …

What 3 tricks will get people (including yourself) to do things right?

What does it take to get people to do things right?<p>It’s an important question.<p>And the answer is not as hard as you might think.<p>But as you’ll see, a …

Live Without Regrets: These Are The Top 5 Career Regrets

To live without regrets, first you need to know what the most common ones are.<p>Over at Harvard Business Review, Daniel Gulati discusses his informal …

Warren Buffett: The Three Things I Look For in a Person

Students often go to visit Warren Buffett. And when they do, he often plays a little game on them.<p>He asks each student to pick a classmate. Not just …

What are the 18 secrets to giving a presentation like Steve Jobs?

In his book The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs Carmine Gallo lays out 18 steps you can follow to give talks like the founder of Apple:<p>“<b>Plan in</b> …

How to network: 5 methods by top experts

They say networking is vital but nobody explains how to network<p>How to network is the real question. But first, in case you’re a doubter, some quick …

Effective Executive: 5 insights from the #1 management book

Pete Drucker‘s book The Effective Executive: The Definitive Guide to Getting the Right Things Done is one of my most frequent …

Secret Spaces: Repurposing a Piano into a Hidden Workbench

As you might remember from earlier posts like this one or this one, an intense amount of woodworking used to go into furniture designed to hold …

Deconstructing Google's Strategy: Will Google Eat Your Business Next?

After Google’s I/O announcements, I flashed back to a dozen or so conversations I’ve had with executives and entrepreneurs about <b>what</b> Google is doing. Reading between the lines, some imagined buying yachts after a Google acquisition. Others feared downgrading to an inner tube if Google entered their …

Happiness Tips: 9 Simple Steps To Joy (PHOTOS)

<i>By Kate Lowenstein</i><p>A few years ago, Debbie Jankowski went hunting for a way to bring her life new joy. She found the solution in her bank account. "I had always been thrifty, but I decided it was time to spend money on things that would broaden my world," says Jankowski, who's based in …

Talent Isn’t Fixed and Other Mindsets That Lead to Greatness

In the creative world, we spend a lot of time talking about “talent.” It’s that special sauce—a certain style, a certain perspective, a certain …

The 6 essential lessons of a satisfying, productive career | Daniel H. Pink

Just in time for graduation season, Johnny Bunko is here to remind you of the 6 essential lessons of any satisfying, productive career:<p><b>1. There is no</b> …

A Step-by-Step Process to Teach Yourself Anything (in a Fraction of the Time)

Have you ever wanted to learn something, but weren’t sure where to start? Maybe you want to learn a language, programming or business. Maybe you want …

I Can't Sleep

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The Science of Storytelling: Why Telling a Story is the Most Powerful Way to Activate Our Brains

<i>A good story can make or break a presentation, article, or conversation. But why is that? When Buffer co-founder Leo Widrich started to market his</i> …

Interview – NYT/WSJ Bestselling Author Ben Casnocha teaches you the new secrets to networking and career success

My friend Ben Casnocha is the co-author of the NYT/WSJ #1 bestseller The Start-up of You: Adapt to the Future, Invest in Yourself, and Transform Your …

Top 10 Motivational Books of All Time | Inc.com

In previous posts, I've identified the most influential business books of all time and the best sales books of all time. In this post, I list the books that drive readers to change their lives, improve their lot, and build better careers. Beware of the final (No. 1) book!<p><b>10.</b> <i>The 7 Habits of Highly</i> …

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The 15 Best Fat-Burning Foods Of All Time

Time to stock up.<p>Cutting back on Ben & Jerry's and Tostitos = one of the suckiest parts of dieting. But you *can* actually eat more (no more hanger!) and burn fat—if you're focusing on the right foods.<p>“People will go crazy and cut out whole food groups," says nutritionist Jess Cording, R.D., "or be …

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10 Leadership Lessons I Wish I Learned In My 20's

All of us would do well with a second bite at the apple, another chance to go back and do it all over again. Our mistakes, as much as our successes, define us and can help steer us forward today. With this in mind, here are 10 lessons learned over the last 20 years of doing business that are now …

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