Johannes Hilling

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The Most Successful Leaders Do 15 Things Automatically, Every Day

undefined<p>Leadership is learned behavior that becomes unconscious and automatic over time. For example, leaders can make several important decisions about an issue in the time it takes others to understand the question. Many people wonder how leaders know how to make the best decisions, often under …

Why There Are No Atheists at the Grand Canyon

Any fool can feel religious around the holidays. When the entire Judeo-Christian world is lit up — literally — with celebrations of faith, family and …

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 2 Pro review: a high-end Ultrabook that's actually affordable

With enough time, even the best products start to feel stale. Take the original Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13: Thanks to a unique hinge that allowed the screen to fold all the way backward, it was the most versatile Windows 8 convertible on the market (and it had lots of competition, too). But as other PC …

What The World's Top Leaders Look For When They Hire

The job search process is no walk in the park. Applying and interviewing for a job can be stressful and strenuous for the candidate—and the process isn’t always much easier for those trying to fill the open position.<p>Hiring managers take huge risks every day. They strive to recruit top tier talent, …

4 Questions That Will Change Your Business Forever

How long does it take to really improve a business? Much less time than you think. I have seen hundreds of businesses changed in minutes.<p>Just by asking a few carefully selected questions.<p>The right question can really focus your mind on what’s important in your business – and reveal answers that can …

How To Lead From A Place Of Gratitude: Six Lessons

As entrepreneurs, our personal happiness, the way we listen to and react to our staff, and the way we shape our own role at work all have profound effects on our companies, and ultimately, on how they grow. But lasting change is difficult. I should know – I recently achieved three major advances …

How To Identify Your Workplace Strengths

At some point in your career, you’ll likely be asked: <i>What are some of your greatest workplace strengths?</i> Maybe your boss will pose the question in your next performance evaluation; perhaps a hiring manager will ask in a future job interview. Whenever it happens, you’ll want to be able to identify …

Seeking Success In A Finite Number Of Hours A Day

We all have a finite number of hours in a day – 24 to be exact. What we choose to do with those hours is of the utmost importance. We can waste our time, or we can use our time to improve ourselves and our lives. I have always felt passionate about the importance of reading books that can help us …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

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40 Financial Planning Life Lessons

Spend less than you make.<p>Save at least 50% of your income.<p>Don’t buy brand new products if you don’t have to. Buy brand new products only if the cost …

Increasing Your Confidence

One of the most important skills in business is the ability to remain confident.<p>Think about it. When you feel confident you: Present well in meetings and presentations. Reach out to potential customers and joint venture partners. Dare to dream up big ideas then have the fortitude to take action on …

10 Reasons Why Humor Is A Key To Success At Work

“A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done<b>.</b>” – Dwight D. Eisenhower<p>Tasteful humor is a key to success at work, but there’s a good chance your co-workers aren’t cracking jokes or packaging information with wit on a regular basis–and your …

The 6 People You Need in Your Corner

Nothing incredible is accomplished alone. You need others to help you, and you need to help others. With the right team, you can form a web of connections to make the seemingly impossible practically inevitable.<p><b>The Instigator:</b><p>Someone who pushes you, who makes you think. Who motivates you to get up …

The Six Rules of Personal Success

Of all human abilities, one stands out, the ability to see the <i>Big Picture</i>, the things that are important in life, and not to be distracted by small, trivial, and irrelevant things; the intelligence to separate the message from the background noise.<p>‘The Big Picture’ is about the grand goals; the big …

The Trickiest Questions Apple Will Ask In A Job Interview

While every tech company asks programmers technical questions to see if they're fit for a job, Apple makes a point to follow up each response with "but how would you optimize that/make it better?"<p>And then there are the questions that really throw you off.<p>Via Glassdoor's Interview Questions and …

20 Things 20-Year-Olds Don't Get

I started Docstoc in my 20’s, made the cover of one of those cliché “20 Under 20” lists, and today I employ an amazing group of 20-somethings. Call me a curmudgeon, but at 34, how I came up seems so different from what this millennial generation expects. I made a lot of mistakes along the way, and …

How To Work An Hour A Day And Thrive Professionally

Almost everyone, in the post-Tim Ferriss world, has dreamed of working only an hour a day. But innovation author and speaker Steve Shapiro has actually done it. Since this January 1st, he’s stuck to his hour-a-day plan, occasionally modifying it (three hours of work one day means he takes the next …

Get Smarter - Point To Your Head (Yes, Really)

Throughout history, philosophers, writers and musicians have used the head versus heart metaphor to signify practicality versus emotion. On any issue – whether it’s government spending, Medicaid expansion or a career move – we talk in terms of following our head or our heart. Now, research …

3 Things You Should Never Say When Negotiating Salary

Here are the three kisses of death and why they will doom you to less pay than you're worth, courtesy of Colette Ellis of InStep Consulting and CBS News. Pretend saying these phrases will elicit the same effect as, say, repeating "Bloody Mary" in the mirror or saying "Beetlejuice" three times. …

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3 Ways To Stay Calm At Work

Workplace stress has never been higher.<p>Blame it on ever shorter deadlines, the pace of a digitally enabled world, or the growing complexity of most industries. Whatever the reason, it’s never been tougher to stay calm at work and still excel.<p>Yet as the stress levels of executives continue to …

Buddha Had It Right: Relax The Mind And Productivity Will Follow

Eastern thought and meditation are pushing ever-closer to the mainstream. Today, many ancient teachings coincide perfectly with modern research on improved mental agility.<p>“The great enigma for psychologists and philosophers is the mind.”<br>–Bhante Wimala<p>Several decades ago, the term ‘mindfulness’ used …

5 Must-Have Qualities Of The Modern Manager

As the world of work continues to change so do the qualities and characteristics of the managers who are going to be leading our companies. Work is not the same as it used to be and we are seeing dramatic changes in both behavior and technology not just in our personal lives but in our professional …

Spend 15 Minutes A Day To Stop Wasting Time

Portfolio workers, by nature, juggle more than one project. Knowing how to manage disjointed schedules with different workflows is tough. But the single best way to figure out how to use your time is to know how you actually <i>use</i> your time.<p>Maybe you already track your hours for billing purposes. But …

Five Surprising Facts About Daydreaming

New computer model aims to simulate our mental escapes.<p><b>Whether it's worrying or fantasizing, all of us daydream—or let our minds escape from the task at hand.</b><p>Now, a new computer model that simulates these periods of mental wandering may give scientists clues about how our brains work. Specifically, …

How to Have More Energy For Sex (and Everything Else)

Regain the mental and physical oomph you need to do the things you want.<p>Find the Right Time for Love<p>Wake Up Like a Puppy Instead of a Bear<p>Treat Lunch …

10 Little-Known Apps That Entrepreneurs Can’t Live Without

Everybody knows Evernote and Dropbox. Here’s a sneak peek at the next wave of productivity apps that top entrepreneurs like Tim Ferriss, Seth Godin, and Guy Kawasaki are working with daily.<p>Recently something terribly obvious–yet powerful–occurred to me: If you want to achieve things that no one …

MAPS: A Poll Asked Europeans Which Countries Were Drunkest, Hottest, And Had the Silliest Accents

So the Europe section of Reddit recently celebrated their 30,000th subscriber with an informal poll that sought to figure out what Europeans thought of other Europeans.<p>The results of the "sillier" questions were absolutely hilarious.<p>These maps were compiled and published by user IchBinSisyphos and …

10 Keys To Writing A Speech

<i>“This is my time.”</i><p>That attitude will kill a speech every time.<p>You’ve probably sat through some lousy speeches. Despite the speakers’ renown, you eventually tuned them out over their self-indulgent tangents and pointless details. You understood something these speakers apparently didn’t: This was …

BASIC gadgets: Ein Barbecue für Geeks – mit Grill-Ladegerät, USB-Fön, Nintendo-Handschuh, Balkon-Rost und Serien-Soße

Mit etwas Verzögerung fühlt es sich inzwischen tatsächlich so ein bisschen nach Sommer an. Neben steigendem Bierkonsum und übereifrigem Balzverhalten …