Heather Jackson

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12 book recommendations from Stanford's business school faculty and alumni

A reading list of books written or recommended by Stanford Graduate School of Business alumni and faculty:

After watching over 50 TED talks, these are the insights that have stuck with me most

Watch over 50 TED talks across several years — as I have, obsessively — and you begin to think a little differently about the world.<p>Not every talk is awe-inspiring or illuminating, but the best ones have changed how I think about education, business, psychology, and human behavior.<p>Here are some of …

Say goodbye to kale: the superfood trends for 2017 - and five new ingredients to watch

According to Mintel’s 2017 global food and drink report, plant-based diets are set to explode into the mainstream this year, which makes sense, given that veganism has grown a staggering 360 per cent in the last decade. But never mind growing your own, they’re going to get extremely hi-tech. …

This Woman Created a Service to Help You Easily Fight the Patriarchy From Your Phone

If you can sext, you can get involved.<p>You know how you want to fight the patriarchy but you're also hella lazy? Hi! Welcome to the club! I'm waving at you! (Well, I'm actually barely lifting my arm to half-assedly say hello. I'm very lazy.)<p>Well, there's new thing called Daily Action Alerts, and it …

9 ways to be more persuasive every day, backed by research

Think about all the extremely successful people you know. I guarantee they're incredibly good at selling themselves, selling their ideas — in short, they're incredibly good at persuading other people.<p>Maybe that's because selling is the one skill everyone needs to be successful?<p>But being persuasive …

5 Tech Hacks That Will Save You a Bundle on Airfare

We all love to complain about airlines and their never-ending efforts to find new, clever, and incredibly annoying ways to squeeze every penny out of …

10 Books billionaire Warren Buffett wants every entrepreneur to read

Share36<p>Tweet<p>Share92<p>+12<p>Shares 130<p>Warren Buffett is a voracious reader, and the legendary investor isn’t shy about sharing his book recommendations. …

This stock exchange for startups uses blockchain technology to make it possible for anyone to invest and trade in growth companies

Kaidi Ruusalepp, CEO and founder of Funderbeam.Funderbeam<p>Growth companies have a predetermined development path to pass through, somewhere at the end lingers the illustrious ‘exit’ or IPO. As an early stage investor you may have to sit tight with your investment for a decade.<p>With Funderbeam, it’s a …

9 tricks for remembering everything you read

Tons of people weighed in with answers based on their personal experiences and research.<p>We rounded up some of the best insights from that Quora thread and scoured the web for expert advice on retaining more of what you consume — whether that's science textbooks, novels, or news articles.<p>Below are …

Men Can Improve How They Mentor Women. Here’s How.

Last year, Nobel scientist, Tim Hunt remarked that he had trouble working with “girls” because “three things happen when they are in the lab; you fall in love with them, they fall in love with you, and when you criticize them, they cry.” After being widely criticized in the media, he responded that …

What You Really Need to Do to Make Your Employees Happy (No, It's Not More Money) | Inc.com

Want to inspire your employees to perform at levels you've never imagined?<p>In <i>Give and Take</i>, Adam Grant says that when people find purpose in their work it will not only improve that person's happiness, it will boost productivity.<p>Give the people what they want -- purpose.<p>One way to give them that …

Fundraising

The Surprising Antidote to Loneliness

I’ve struggled with feelings of loneliness my whole life. It’s a big part of why I decided to become a relationship coach. I wanted to understand why …

Write Anger, Speak Love: An End to Bickering

Within all intimate relationships there are great interactions, so-so interactions, and destructive interactions. In the early months of a new love, …

Silicon Valley aims to conquer the energy sector

Smart technologies like big data, blockchain and the "Internet of Things" are likely to play a big role in the new energy landscape. So, will …

It's Time to Stop Talking About EQ, Because It Doesn't Actually Exist | Inc.com

<i>What is more beneficial in life; a high EQ or IQ? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Jordan B Peterson, psychology professor at the University of Toronto, clinical psychologist, on Quora:</b><p>There …

Psychology

Deleting fears from the brain means you might never need to face them

Conventional wisdom suggest that facing your fears is a good way to overcome them, indeed various forms of therapy for fear-related conditions are …

5 Daily Habits That Will Make Your Marriage Crazy Strong

Big gestures are great. (No one would turn down a surprise weekend getaway, are we right?) But if we're honest, it's really the little, everyday things that count — especially when it comes to marriage.<p>"The little everyday things you do for your partner lets them know that you are thinking about …

5 TED Talks Every Business Owner Needs to Watch

When you’re running a small business, the last thing you need is to waste time watching videos online. That is, unless those videos might help your …

6 Cognitive Biases That Are Messing Up Your Decision Making | Inc.com

Over millions of years of evolution you'd think your brain would have gotten pretty good at thinking. But the truth is natural selection hasn't been nudging our brains to be ever more rational. It's been nudging them to keep us alive. Those aren't always the same thing.<p>If our brains were bad at …

Sexism Can Be Harmful for Men Too, But Not in the Ways You Might Think

New research published by the American Psychological Association finds that sexism may have an impact on men too — but not necessarily in the way …

A leading expert on procrastination offers his advice for never procrastinating again

In fact, he thinks of it more as a coping mechanism than anything else.<p>Pychyl is an associate professor of psychology at Carleton University. He's spent more than two decades studying how and why people put off important tasks. Through his research, Pychyl has learned who's most likely to …

Four Secrets to Learning Anything, According to Neuroscience

Learning is no longer something we just do in schools.<p>The future of work is all about innovation and agility. We have to be prepared for ever-changing circumstances, and that means being open to learning new things.<p>Learning is no longer something we just do in schools. We can't rely on just the …

Researchers find a new way to convert heat into electricity

When we think about ways to make existing power plants more efficient, we typically look at waste heat. It's something almost everything generates -- coal plants, automobiles and even your refrigerator loses a sizeable amount of energy to lost heat. Capturing and using this heat to generate …

Fossil Fuels

The Non-Technical Guide to Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence

I have a challenge for you.<p>In a few seconds, I want you to <b>stop reading this article, and follow the instructions below.</b><p>Here you go:<p>I hope my point is …

Artificial Intelligence

Why Assuming Your Partner Can Read Your Mind Might Totally Doom Your Marriage

Plus, seven ways to be a better communicator.<p><i>This article was written by Deborah McFadden, Ph.D., a couple’s counselor at Village Counseling Center, and provided by our partners at</i> Your Tango<i>.</i><p>Prior to getting married, you spent a great deal of time talking about many things. As you do, you begin to …

Communicate

13 Red Flags That Will Get Your Pitch Rejected Every Time

Investors are people too. A positive first impression can quickly turn negative if you innocently seem to violate business basics while profiling your new venture.<p>After listening to hundreds of startup pitches, and reading even more business plans, most new venture investors develop their own …

Google’s former happiness guru developed a three-second brain exercise for finding joy

Chade-Meng Tan, a former engineer, joined Google in 2000 as employee number 107. Though he played an instrumental role in building Google’s mobile search function, among other technological feats, he’s better known for the mindfulness classes he later led for employees. The role earned him the job …

These 4 Things Kill Relationships

This article originally appeared on Time and Barking Up the Wrong Tree.<p>John Gottman can listen to a couple for 5 minutes and determine, with 91% …

Potential Goldmines: 5 Social Networking Sites You've Never Heard Of

Social media can blow up your sales pipeline, but how can you reach real human beings with your message? Here are five strategies to get more bang for your social media bucks.<p>I hear a lot of people talking about "social" in corporate environments. To many, that means tweeting that their company has …

An Indian startup raised $30 million because millennials don’t even want to own furniture

People used to dream of growing up and acquiring a bunch of stuff. Now, it seems, dreams are different and millennials prize experience. For a globally connected generation whose only constant is change, permanence is burdensome—and that includes furniture.<p>That’s the thinking that got India’s …

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