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The 20/80 Rule, Leadership, and Integrity

In a leader's relationships, the 20/80 rule counts, not the 80/20 rule.<p>Leadership means people watch you--not to what you <i>want</i> to say or do, or <i>mean</i> to, but what you <i>actually</i> say and do.<p>Attention to detail counts.<p>Not sometimes, but always. What Vince Lombardi said about winning applies to …

Leadership

How to charm the bots in charge of hiring for your dream job

As artificial intelligence technology rapidly evolves to transform industries like health care and virtually assist people’s lives, the hope is matched by concern about the displacement of human roles. At the same time, deployed AI platforms in today’s business world augment processes at a more …

Employment

The biggest buzzword in Silicon Valley doesn’t make any sense

Algorithms have an inordinate amount of influence on our lives. The predominant ones largely dictate the friends we interact with online, the goods we buy, and the news we see. An algorithm (YouTube’s) even made Justin Bieber happen—and that’s probably the least impressive example.<p>In a society as …

Scientific Research

Google collects Android users’ locations even when location services are disabled

Many people realize that smartphones track their locations. But what if you actively turn off location services, haven’t used any apps, and haven’t even inserted a carrier SIM card?<p>Even if you take all of those precautions, phones running Android software gather data about your location and send it …

Disability

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Chinese Billionaire Behind Tencent Briefly Richer Than The Google Founders

<i>Update, 12pm ET Nov. 21:</i> Ma Huateng’s time in the top ten richest was brief. He ended the Hong Kong trading day Tuesday up $1.1 billion, with a net worth of $47.8 billion, which puts him at No. 13 richest in the world, according to Forbes Real Time rankings. He is no longer richer than the founders …

Wealth

A Journalist Who Interviewed 585 CEOs Says They All Have These 3 Things in Common

The journalist who has interviewed CEOs for the New York Times for a decade shares his observations.<p>If you're aiming to make it to the very pinnacle of business success, one way to go is to follow in the footsteps of exceptional leaders who have already scaled those heights. But what CEO should you …

Leadership

5 Ways to Increase Your Productivity in a Single Day

While some of these may be hard to implement, try starting one of these each week.<p>We've heard this saying many times before, work smarter, not harder. To me, that just means "be more productive." Productivity is different for everyone, so it takes some trial and error to find what works for you.<p>For …

Productivity

The Motherboard Guide To Not Getting Hacked

Do you want to stop criminals from getting into your Gmail or Facebook account? Are you worried about the cops spying on you? We have all the answers on how to protect yourself.<p><i>Editors note: This is Motherboard's comprehensive guide to digital security, which will be regularly updated and replaces</i> …

Security

Neuroscientists have identified how exactly a deep breath changes your mind

Breathing is traditionally thought of as an automatic process driven by the brainstem—the part of the brain controlling such life-sustaining functions as heartbeat and sleeping patterns. But new and unique research, involving recordings made directly from within the brains of humans undergoing …

The Brain

Boring Staff Meetings? Do This 1 Thing To Improve Every Meeting From Now On

You don't have to suffer through the same dull routine. This approach will transform your next meeting.<p>What's the most boring hour you spend at work every week? There are so many possibilities that it's difficult to pick just one--but chances are that a meeting makes the list. And it's even more …

Management

The Incredible Ways Heineken Uses Big Data, The Internet of Things And Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Every industry can benefit from Big Data, IoT and AI, and that includes brewers. Dutch brewer Heineken has been a worldwide brewing leader for the last 150 years, but today, as the No. 1 brewer in Europe and No. 2 in the world they are ramping up their results thanks to the use of big data and AI. …

Internet of Things

Welcome to 2030. I own nothing, have no privacy, and life has never been better

This article is part of the Annual Meeting of the Global Future Councils.<p><i>For more information watch the What If: Privacy Becomes a Luxury Good?</i> …

World Economic Forum

Michelle Obama Just Explained How to Be Successful in 6 Short Words

The former first lady is known for her pithy and inspirational comments. This time she outdid herself.<p>Michelle Obama has a history of making pithy, inspirational remarks. Earlier today, the former first lady spoke at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts. During that speech she encapsulated …

Michelle Obama

Boston Dynamics' Atlas Robot Does Backflips Now and It's Full-Tilt Insane

Atlas, the hulking humanoid robot from Boston Dynamics, now does backflips. I’ll repeat that. It’s a hulking humanoid that does backflips.<p>Check out …

Robots

4 Ways Companies Can Reach Millennials With A Message Of Sustainability

Millennials are a diverse demographic, and their focus is about as widespread. While they change the channel during commercials half or even a quarter as often as members of older generations, the 18- to 34-year-old demographic is typically splitting focus between multiple devices at the same time. …

Sustainability

Bangkok Based Sansiri Is On A Mission To Create A Global Lifestyle Of Cool

Srettha Thavisin is President of Thailand’s largest real estate developer, Sansiri. The seasoned executive towers at over six feet tall, with a lithe build and chic, but smart, style. His voice is clear, his eyes are focused, he is well-presented but hardly uptight and his power is palpable even …

Innovation

Guy Kawasaki – “jump to the next curve”

In this video Guy Kawasaki shares how to make waves, and drive breakthrough innovation.<b>Catherine Moulds</b> – Great empowering video. I like learning …

Guy Kawasaki

The Resume is Dead, Says This Hiring Expert

The business world is evolving in a direction where the resume isn't always necessary, and certainly not the best method a company has for evaluating a potential hire.<p>Absolutely no one enjoys making a resume. It's a painful time-suck to come up with the best language with which to sell yourself, …

Employment

3 Essential Strategies to Help You Master Public Speaking

Take control of your fears and your self-confidence will soar.<p>The dreaded day is drawing nearer. Agreeing to the public speaking event that's looming up on your calendar now seems like the most stupid thing you ever did. It's one of your weak spots, so why on earth did you agree to it?Just thinking …

Self-confidence

Updating Education for the Evolving Job Market: Learning at the Pace of Life and Work

A technology-stimulated, connected, and accelerated marketplace is generating different roles and additional skills requirements for us as workers. The traditional model of completing our lifelong education needs <i>before</i> we enter the workforce is now obsolete. On-the-job experience must now be …

Learning

A Google Study Revealed That the Best Managers Use Emotional Intelligence And Share This 1 Trait

Cutting your employees some slack could be just the thing they need to increase their effectiveness.<p>Google's research on what constitutes a great leader revealed that employees appreciate managers who care for them both professionally and personally.<p>Whereas taking care of your people professionally …

Leadership

Ditch the To-Do List. This is the Only Prioritization System You Need

The life hack that will keep you on track and super productive.<p>Prioritization made simple: write a list of all the things you have to do and cross them off as you go. Easy peasy, lemon squeezy, right?<p>Not quite. To-do lists might help you get things done today, but they're also a double-edged sword. …

List-Worthy

Science Says the Best Managers Do These 6 Things Differently

Giving people credit after a job well done isn't a sign of weakness.<p>Effectively managing others is both a science and an art, just like programming or playing an instrument. Based on personality and past experiences, some people tend to naturally be stronger at leading and inspiring others. That …

Leadership

Nvidia CEO: Gaming will be huge, but so will AI and data center businesses

Nvidia reported a stellar quarter for the three months ended October 31. Nvidia had $2.6 billion in revenue in the quarter, and $1.5 billion of it came from graphics chips for gaming PCs. But the company’s investment in artificial intelligence chips is paying off, with data center growing beyond …

Nvidia

Automating my job taught me that robots aren’t as scary as we think

I learned that robots could do my job just as I was about to graduate from college, in 2010. My university’s computer science department had created a new class for journalists during my senior year, and I had enrolled in a last-ditch effort to acquire marketable skills.<p>At that point, my classmates …

Intelligence

Resilience to phishing attacks is failing to improve

The bad guys use phishing because it works, and it works because it exploits weaknesses in human psychology and organisational culture. We won't fix …

Emotions

Why cybersecurity workers are some of the hardest to retain

Cybersecurity workers are in high demand, and the security industry may face a shortage of close to two million qualified personnel by 2022. That’s concerning giving the increasing number of cyber attacks we’re witnessing. But what’s more concerning is that, according to recent research I …

The Workplace