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30 Under 30 Class Of 2018: The Young Stars, Visionaries And Creative Disruptors

What never grows old? The burning desire of youth to reinvent the world. That ambition, confidence and impatience is on full display in our 2018 edition of the Forbes 30 Under 30, our annual encyclopedia of creative disruption featuring 600 young stars in 20 different industries.<p>The 2018 FORBES 30 …

How to Build a Million-Dollar Company in 1 Year--With No Funding

There's no set recipe--but there are a few rules of thumb to follow.<p>In August 2015 a popular virtual assistant (VA) company, Zirtual, announced it was shutting down--leaving behind nearly 2,500 clients and 400 employees. At the time, I was already deeply ingrained in the productivity space and …

handwriting helps you win, week over week

<i>Recent neuroscientific research has uncovered a distinct neural pathway that is only activated when we physically draw out our letters. And this</i> …

The Brain

18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently

This list has been expanded into the new book, "Wired to Create: Unravelling the Mysteries of the Creative Mind," by Carolyn Gregoire and Scott Barry Kaufman.<p>Creativity works in mysterious and often paradoxical ways. Creative thinking is a stable, defining characteristic in some personalities, but …

Creativity

The Author of "The 4-Hour Workweek" Reveals His Perfect Morning Routine

Best-selling author and investor Tim Ferriss has interviewed hundreds of incredibly successful people, from billionaires and chess prodigies to …

Google nipping at Big Auto’s heels in the race to build self-driving cars

GM leads, Waymo surges, Ford slips, and Tesla brings up the rear<p>Last year, the company that arguably made the biggest splash at the North American International Auto Show wasn’t even a company that made cars. Waymo, the self-driving unit of Google parent Alphabet, came to Detroit with its …

Transportation

Creative thought has a pattern of its own, brain activity scans reveal

People who are flexible, original thinkers show signature forms of connectivity in their brains, study shows<p>Donatella Versace finds it in the conflict of ideas, Jack White under pressure of deadlines. For William S Burroughs, an old Dadaist trick helped: cutting pages into pieces and rearranging …

The Brain

14 Morning Rituals Successful Executives Swear By

People who consistently achieve the most in life are intentional about when they get out of bed and what they do in their first waking minutes.<p>How you start your day sets the tone for the rest it. It's why people who consistently achieve the most in life are intentional about when they get out of …

Productivity

WEEKSHEET, win every week….

A calendar week is the ideal unit to break your goals into. It allows you to achieve significant steps forward, and allows for mental and physical …

Productivity

weeksheet

We want to improve the WEEKSHEET, every week. Share what you like, don't like, or miss through the form below. We will update the WEEKSHEET, or add a …

Writing

Too much business travel can lead to depression, anxiety and trouble sleeping, study says

If you are a business traveler who has to be away from home more than two weeks a month, no one has to tell you that this much travel can wear you down.<p>But a study from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health confirms that people who travel for business two weeks or more a month are …

Airlines

Steve Jobs Practiced 1 Habit That Turned Good Presentations Into Great Ones

The best CEO presenters follow one rule that made Steve Jobs a master showman.<p>Steve Jobs was a master showman. In my opinion, Jobs was the best business storyteller of our time. Every product launch was brilliantly performed. Every move, demo, image and slide was in sync and beautifully …

Steve Jobs

The newest $1 billion startup is led by one of tech’s youngest female CEOs

The archetype of success in Silicon Valley has long been young, male, and potentially a dropout from one of three or four elite universities. That may be slowly changing.<p>This week, Canva announced a $40 million founding round making its founder, Melanie Perkins, 30, perhaps the youngest female CEO …

Startups

How to Go From a Good Idea to a Great Execution

Use this 7-step template to make it happen. Dr. Marshall Goldsmith did it.<p>Best selling author and executive coach,Dr. Marshall Goldsmith just announced his pay-it-forward project, 100 Coaches, where one hundred leaders agreed to teach others what they know. <i>For free</i>.<p>Goldsmith came up with the idea …

Leadership

5 Tech Trends That Will Rule 2018

Not a techie? No worries--here's what you need to know.<p>There are publications, journals, books, week-long conferences (like CES) and endless amounts of information written about all of the incredible advancements in technology and innovation. For non-technical business owners, it's enough to make …

Trends

Toyota’s ‘e-Palette’ is a weird, self-driving modular store on wheels

Deals with Amazon, Didi Chuxing, Mazda, Pizza Hut, and Uber on mobility concept<p>Toyota, the second biggest automaker in the world, announced an ambitious plan today to tackle mobility and delivery services in the age of autonomous cars. Apparently it involves weird, see-through self-driving boxes …

Transportation

Toyota's Vision For Self-Driving: A Robot Pod Van And Uber, Amazon Collaboration

In the fast-moving race to perfect autonomous driving, Toyota has taken a low-key, measured pace up to now. But the automotive giant is shaking things up with plans for robotic van-like pods and the creation of a mobility service platform for shared rides and e-commerce. Partners include Amazon, …

Transportation

This AI-Fortified Bot Will Build the First Homes for Humans on Mars

When humans are finally ready to relocate civilization to Mars, they won’t be able to do it alone. They’ll need trusted specialists with encyclopedic …

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Google Spent Years Studying Effective Teams. This Single Quality Contributed Most to Their Success

What matters isn't so much who's on your team, but rather how the team works together.<p>The best companies are made up of great teams. You see, even a company full of A-players won't succeed if those individuals don't have the ability to work well together.<p>That's why not too long ago, Google set out …

Leadership

Relentlessly Improving Is the Only Way to Survive

These are the 3 areas to focus on in order to ensure your company's success #ShortcutYourStartup<p>One of the greatest feelings an entrepreneur can experience is when his or her product or service finally gains traction and begins to gain product market fit. It takes an immense amount of effort and …

Startups

B2B Brand Talk

This March OUTNR. member Mike Parsons discusses B2B Branding in 2018 with members Andy Mosmans, Marty Neumeier and Joost d’Hooghe. This is your …

Marketing

19 Books the World's Top CEOs Read in 2017 (Including Bill Gates)

The book 'Hit Refresh' by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella makes this list twice as a great read.<p>What I know about successful people is this: They love to devour books to expand their minds. Bill Gates has stated that he reads about 50 books a year. Mark Zuckerberg? About 24 books a year.<p>But the …

Satya Nadella

EMPLOYER BRANDING ACCORDING TO ANDY MOSMANS

<i>OUTNR.® is honoured to post this blog on Employer Branding by Andy Mosmans, a leading Brand Strategist, successful Entrepreneur and author of</i> …

Leadership

6 Ways to Stop Overthinking Everything

Chronic over-analyzing will cause you to focus on the obstacles and delay taking the action necessary to grow.<p>My grandmother once said, "Most of the things you worry about will never happen while you worry and overthink." However, the habit was difficult to resist. I used to overthink every aspect …

Productivity

Four Reasons Resumes No Longer Work

According to experts, “titles and years of experience are no longer a person’s number-one currency.”<p>When you’re job-hunting, a resume used to be the quickest way to get your foot in the door, but that’s not necessarily true anymore. Today, 87% of recruiters use LinkedIn to vet candidates during the …

Employment

Skip the New Year's Resolutions and Commit to These 11 Simple Success Rules Instead

The patterns leaders see in their own lasting success are exactly what you need to make this a prosperous new year.<p>At the turn of each calendar year, we enthusiastically embrace two traditions: "the year in review" and "the new year's resolution". Both almost always let us down. One takes the form …

Self-improvement

“Oh My God, This Is So F---ed Up”: Inside Silicon Valley's Secretive, Orgiastic, Inner Sanctum

Some of the most powerful men in Silicon Valley are regulars at exclusive, drug-fueled, sex-laced parties—gatherings they describe not as scandalous, or even secret, but as a bold, unconventional lifestyle choice. Yet, while the guys get laid, the women get screwed. In an adaptation from her new …

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