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Six Scientifically Supported Ways to Crush Procrastination

Procrastination is something that <i>everyone</i> deals with. It’s hard to place too much blame on ourselves though, as the internet offers an unlimited …

Earning (And Keeping) A Seat At The Table Is Critical For Compliance Risk Management

Compliance risk management has come a long way, but compliance programs still have some distance to go to become — in their own estimation — true strategic business partners. The results of Accenture’s 2014 Compliance Risk Study – based on survey responses from 100 compliance officers at banking …

That Time Arby's Made Me A Personalized Ad

Personalized advertising is something that’s been promised/threatened by science fiction for awhile. Notably in movies like <i>Minority Report</i> and quite humorously in video games like <i>Mass Effect 2</i>. Even as we speak, data brokers are busy trading information about you in order to deliver more effective …

A Presentation Isn’t Always the Right Way to Communicate

We rarely think about whether presentations are the <i>best</i> way to express our ideas; we just blindly create and deliver them. By some estimates, 350 presentations, on average, are delivered every second of every day.<p>Unfortunately, presentations can’t be the Swiss Army knife of communication. Though …

Be Kind to Your Employees, but Don’t Always Be Nice

At 39, I was the CEO of a company with a few hundred employees. Depending on the day and the employee you asked, I’d rate anywhere from a zero to a seven on the unkindness scale (10 being a tyrant). I’d guess that I normally hovered around 4.5. I doubt anyone would have rated me a 10—that takes a …

Canada 2014: 10 places you've got to see. Presented by Maclean's

<p>COUNTRY STRONG<p>Photographs and video by Jessica Darmanin<p>Story by Rosemary Counter<p>Video editing by David Zelikovitz<p>Music by The Common Crow<p>Play …

Episode 522: The Invention Of 'The Economy'

On today's show: How we started boiling down entire nations into a single number. And how that number made people think they could control everything.<p><i>Music: The Hours's "Ali in the Jungle." Find us: Twitter/ Facebook/ Spotify/ Tumblr. Download the Planet Money iPhone App.</i>

Are frontier markets overvalued? | Financial Times

The fondness felt by investors towards frontier markets has not dissipated since turmoil struck their emerging market cousins in October last year. …

The Four Secrets to Employee Engagement

How did you feel about coming to work this morning?<p>I’m sure many factors influenced whether you felt like digging right in, but one of the most significant was almost surely your boss.<p>It seems obvious: Direct supervisors who set their teams up for success, observe them in action, ask for feedback, …

Tax Lessons From Woody Allen's 'Blue Jasmine'

I think that it is intuitively obvious that divorce is a major source of stress. I do not need to supplement the assertion with further research. Go ahead and google “divorce stress” and pick from the numerous articles I could have cited to lead. Dammit Jim, I’m a tax blogger, not a …

Can the bull market last another year? | Financial Times

For all type of investors, one question for 2014 dominates all others: can the great bull market in risk assets, especially in US equities, continue …

Brazil – finally some good news? | Financial Times

Print this page<p>If Dilma Rousseff hadn’t been too busy hosting the French president on Friday she probably would have been doing a victory lap around …

Why Lula Was Better For Brazil Than Dilma

Say what you want about the Workers’ Party, or the PT of Brazil, but the blue collar, quasi-illiterate, nine fingered leader of the Brazilian Workers’ Party, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, was a whole lot better than his successor, Dilma Rousseff.<p>The market is now pretty unanimous on who to blame for …

By George, Britain’s Austerity Experiment Didn’t Work!

George Osborne, the patron saint of austerity enthusiasts on both sides of the Atlantic, was in the House of Commons on Thursday, reveling in the fact that the U.K.’s economy is finally growing again, and claiming that “Britain’s economic plan is working.” Delivering his annual Autumn Statement—he …

The Hubble bubble theory of the continuous expansion of the financial universe

2013-12-06T19:28:55.000Z<p>By: Izabella Kaminska<p>Or something like it. We’re not, after all, physicists. Though, feel free to read about the Hubble …

Why Gamers Can’t Stop Playing First-Person Shooters

In the fall of 1992, a twentysomething college dropout and former juvenile offender named John Carmack was hard at work in Mesquite, Texas, on a new concept for a video game. It would merge the first-person perspective of a game like Myst with the direct combat of the shooter game Wolfenstein 3-D …

Iran Nuclear Deal Leaves Obama, Rouhani Seeking Support

Iran’s accord with world powers to limit its nuclear program in exchange for as much as $7 billion in relief from sanctions left Presidents Barack …

Lean In — To a Balanced Life

Last year, in my junior-level management class, I showed Sheryl Sandberg’s TED talk, in which she presents the main ideas from her book <i>Lean In.</i> Aside from the fact that very few of my business undergrads knew who she was (seriously? Grrr), it was a great class experience. We had an in-depth …