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Read the 11 'rules for success' a former Apple employee got on his first day

Huxley Dunsany posted a set of 11 "rules for success" that were attached to the back of his employee badge when he started at Apple in 2004.<p>Check them out:<p>The "JB" referred to on the card is John Brandon, who was a vice president of sales in the US and Pacific for Apple.<p>"He was a great guy in my …

15 Must-Read Business Books on Leadership and Personal Development From the Past 5 Years | Inc.com

The problem with producing any "top" business book list is the elimination process. Over the last five years, there have been numerous publications by top authors worthy of mention.<p>For this list, I have focused heavily on science-backed leadership books that teach us where the future of motivation …

12 job interview tricks you can't afford to ignore

Some people are naturals at selling themselves during job interviews.<p>Others aren't.<p>Either way, there are certain tips and tricks that can instantly boost your performance during a job interview.<p>Here are 12 tricks that might be hard to master, but will take your interviewing experience to the next …

Employment

13 words you should include on your résumé, according to a panel of experts

We've all read about what not to include in a résumé. After all, one of Glassdoor's most popular articles "21 Words to Never Include In Your résumé" is bookmarked even by our staffers who want to gut-check before making résumé faux pas.<p>However, it's time to talk about what works <i>should</i> be included …

Tom’s Tutorials For Excel: COUNTIF and SUMIF with wildcards

<b>Tom’s Tutorials For Excel: COUNTIF and SUMIF with wildcards</b><p>You can use wildcard characters with functions to return specific information. For …

20 misused words that make smart people look dumb

We’re all tempted to use words that we’re not too familiar with.<p>If this were the only problem, I wouldn’t have much to write about. That’s because …

Microsoft Excel: #Data — How to Stand Out As a Business Professional

Overview<p><i>“Put simply, analytics is becoming both the air that we breathe — and the ocean in which we swim,” the report says. (1)</i><p><i>“Today, we recognize</i> …

Analytics

What To Do During Your Employees’ First Week To Avoid Losing Them

More than 40% of turnover happens within the first month, which means it’s more important than ever to engage them from day one.<p>If a new employee is going to quit, chances are it will happen within the first six months. More than 40% of turnover happens within the first month, and another 10% or …

9 Common Habits of the Most Influential and Persuasive People

Some people are naturally persuasive. The rest of us have to learn to be more so. Here's how.<p>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 …

Four utilities to optimize your Steam client

In the last decade, Steam has gone from ‘Half-Life 2 DRM’ to being the unofficial frontend of a massive gaming platform. Many gamers see it as an …

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Forget The 10,000-Hour Rule–How To Really Improve At Any Skill

The popular 10,000-Hour Rule claims that it takes 10,000 hours of working at a skill to become an expert. But research suggests that to become awesome at a skill, it’s not about quantity of time spent, it’s about quality.<p>If you’ve spent any time wondering at what makes people successful, you’ve …