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4 Things I Learned About Life From Paulo Coelho

I haven’t read The Alchemist.<p>Yeah, I know. For someone who writes an article about Paulo Coelho AT LEAST I should read the book that made him a …

Five characteristics of the best leaders

Good leadership consists of showing average people how to do the work of superior people. – John D. Rockefeller<p>L<p>eadership is one of those ambiguous …

Leadership

11 ways to improve online customer retention

<b>According to a study from Adobe, in 2012 repeat shoppers made up just 8% of all site visitors in the US yet they accounted for nearly 41% of total</b> …

Four things online retailers can do to compete with Amazon

It’s easy to imagine why e-retailers think they need to compete with Amazon on traditional retail dimensions—price, assortment, transactional ease, logistics—that’s not what’s separating Amazon from the pack. The really remarkable thing about Amazon is its willingness to think broadly about the …

eCommerce

14 Rules Of The New Workplace That Millennials Need To Master

To navigate the new workplace, Schawbel says millennials need to master a new set of rules that aren't taught in school. Advances in technology, the rise of social media, and 24/7 connectivity mean young people have to promote themselves and take ownership of their careers in ways that previous …

30+ Retail Experts Reveal The Biggest Opportunities in Ecommerce Right Now (Part 1 of 2) - Nerd Marketing

Part 1 of the 30 experts revealing the biggest opportunities in eCommerce right now. Part one contains answers from those in the commerce ecosystem – …

What the Best Decision Makers Do

<b>Ram Charan</b>, coauthor of <i>Boards that Lead</i>, talks about what he’s learned in three decades of helping executives make tough decisions.<p>MELINDA MERINO: Welcome to the HBR IdeaCast from Harvard Business Review. I’m Melinda Merino, senior editor at HBR. I’m talking today with world renowned business …

10 Extraordinary People and Their Lessons for Success

From presidents to hip-hop producers to poets, the last page of every issue of Harvard Business Review is always an interview with someone who has succeeded outside the traditional corporate world. Here, some of our favorite lessons from the class of 2013:<p><b>Justice Sandra Day O’Connor on having</b> …

Get Out of Your Comfort Zone: A Guide for the Terrified

No one likes to move beyond his or her comfort zone, but that’s really where the magic happens. It’s where we can grow, learn, and develop in a way that expands our horizons beyond what we thought was possible.<p>Also, it’s terrifying.<p>For me, operating beyond my comfort zone was participating in …

Todos podemos ser felices

La depresión es un trastorno que impide el funcionamiento diario; la tristeza es otra cosa<p>Disfrutar de la vida depende de valorar lo realmente …

How great leaders inspire action

Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership -- starting with a golden circle and the question "Why?" His examples …

The Secret to Effective Motivation

An interview with <b>Heidi Grant Halvorson</b> and <b>E. Tory Higgins</b>, authors of <i>Focus: Use Different Ways of Seeing the World to Power Success and Influence</i>. For more, see the article Do You Play to Win–or to Not Lose?<p>SARAH GREEN: Welcome to the HBR IdeaCast from Harvard Business Review. I’m Sarah Green. I’m …