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A corporate wellness program that’s actually fun? Keas nabs $8M to make health social

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Corbis / Don Mason<p>Health tech startup Keas seems to have finally found its footing. Launched in 2009 by the former …

Medtronic Buys Cardiocom: Are Medical Product Companies Finally Serious About Business Model Evolution?

Today’s news of Medtronic’s purchase of Cardiocom – described by the WSJ as a “closely held disease management and patient-monitoring firm” — seems unusually significant, and speaks to an important way medical product companies may be trying to respond to seismic shifts in the healthcare …

Public Pressure May Push Doctors To Join 21st Century

A Bank of America ATM can figure out who you are and how much money is in your account in seconds. It can spit out cash in virtually any currency from nearly any spot in the world – even if you’re a Chase customer. It’s a technological convenience we’ve all come to expect.<p>Why then, in this totally …

Say Hi To Oscar: The New Kid That May Change Health Insurance

<i>By Nicole Fisher and Scott Liebman</i><p>In five weeks from now, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act mandates the opening of health insurance exchanges around the country. At that time New Yorkers will be introduced to an innovative way of thinking about health care: Oscar. Three friends, and …

4 Strategies That Inspire Creativity | Inc.com

At the age of 20, Lorenzo the Magnificent was the most powerful and wealthiest man in 15th century Europe. His father, Piero di Cosimo de' Medici, had recently died and left him the Medici bank along with the reins of the Florentine government.<p>But Lorenzo wasn’t exclusively interested in power, …

Creativity

5 Reasons Your Market Is Bigger Than You Think | Inc.com

I wrote recently that originality is overrated, and that it’s a lot easier to be an innovator, making the wheel spin faster and with less friction, than it is to be an inventor trying to come up with the next great wheel.<p>I still believe that. But it’s even smarter to find someone else’s great idea, …

Innovation

Want To Get Ahead? Stop Talking And Listen

Yes, you have tons of exciting things to say. But you can’t learn something new without listening.<p>You can hear the prejudice in our idiotic idioms: It’s best, we’re told, to get the <i>first word</i>, the <i>last word</i>, and the <i>last laugh</i>–clearly, silence is not something we generally cherish.<p>“People abhor …

An Open-Letter to Chronic Worriers

I’m beginning to hate writing.<p>Not because I don’t like talking to people or expressing myself. But because every time I sit down to write something, …

Self-help

The 4 Weapons Of Exceptional Creative Leaders

Charles Day outlines four perhaps unexpected but effective weapons that the best creative leaders use in their battle for creativity and profitability.<p>For the leader of a company powered by creativity, the difficulties of navigating today’s complex marketplace are compounded by the fact that, in …

3 Signs You're Meant to Be a Leader | Inc.com

Reading leadership literature (including this column), you'd sometimes think that it was written in the stars that everyone has the potential to be an effective leader.<p>I don't believe that to be true. In fact, I see way fewer truly effective leaders than I see people stuck in positions of …

Leadership

The 7 Ways Successful People Approach Their Work

When it comes to work, everyone has their own methods for getting tasks done.<p>But it turns out that the most successful people tend to have similar habits.<p>Or, so says Laura Vanderkam, author of a new mini e-book, “What the Most Successful People Do at Work.” (The e-book is the third in a series, …