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Warren Buffett looks for these 3 traits in people when he hires them

But his wisdom runs much deeper than just investing.<p>Warren Buffett is also an incredible businessman and manager, and it's really these qualities - in addition to his investing skill - that's helped him build Berkshire Hathaway into one of the largest and most profitable companies in the world.<p>But …

Self-improvement

The Neuroscience of Trust

Companies are twisting themselves into knots to empower and challenge their employees. They’re anxious about the sad state of engagement, and rightly so, given the value they’re losing. Consider Gallup’s meta-analysis of decades’ worth of data: It shows that high engagement—defined largely as …

Employee Engagement

A Blueprint for Measuring Health Care Outcomes

The starting point for achieving value in any health care system is to measure outcomes. Although this can present leadership challenges related to shifting strategy, culture and operations, it certainly isn’t rocket science. There are hundreds of provider organizations the world over that have …

Project Management

10 business lessons I learned from Marc Andreessen, one of the smartest investors in the world

I have recorded nearly every workout since age 18 or so. Roughly 8 feet of shelf space in my home is occupied by spine upon spine of notebook upon notebook. That, mind you, is one subject. It extends to dozens.<p>Some people would call this OCD, and many would consider it a manic wild goose chase. I …

Apple Store

Goldman Sachs HR chief shares 5 tips for acing your job interview

When it comes to assessment techniques, we're seeing the use of machine learning and data analytics, personality questionnaires, online case studies, video interviewing and more.<p>That said, the primary objective of the recruiting process remains the same - to measure the strength of a candidate and …

Employment

Google just launched a tool for businesses to build simple cloud apps

Google is launching a new tool that will help companies build custom business apps that run on Google's cloud platform.<p>Called App Maker, the tool promises to let businesses build simple cloud apps in a couple of days using a drag-and-drop environment, with minimal coding experience required. It's …

Apps

JIM ROGERS: Here's how you know when to sell

Legendary investor Jim Rogers has made a career of going against the herd. Rogers cofounded the Quantum Fund, one of the world's most successful hedge funds, which generated returns of more than 4,200% over 10 years.<p>Rogers later drove around the world — twice. He wrote several excellent books that …

Investing

The 7 best science movies and shows on Netflix

While most of the time you're probably happy just plunking down on the couch to watching 'Breaking Bad' on Netflix for the fifty-first time, sometimes you need to watch a film or show that challenges your perception of the world.<p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b>On Facebook

Breaking Bad

22 libraries every book lover should visit in their lifetime

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>• Libraries are a book lover's paradise, and can feature beautiful and creative architecture.<br>• In the digital age, they're also increasingly becoming important community centers.<br>• Every book lover needs to visit these libraries.</b><p>If you love books, libraries are some of the most …

Genealogy

21 books billionaire Warren Buffett thinks everyone should read

Even now, he still spends about 80% of his day reading.<p>"Look, my job is essentially just corralling more and more and more facts and information, and occasionally seeing whether that leads to some action," he once said in an interview.<p>"We don't read other people's opinions," he said. "We want to …

Investing

The 30 best places to travel alone

Solo travel allows for more self-reflection, and chances are, you'll take in more of the culture.<p>We've put together a list of 30 places that are ideal for traveling alone, from an adventure in New Zealand to a relaxing getaway in Cinque Terre, Italy.<p>Because the majority of the US is safe for solo …

European Travel

Here's a 10 point plan to invest like Charlie Munger

Charlie Munger Lane Hickenbottom/Reuters Charlie Munger is a famously reticent man. At Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meetings, Munger's usual catch phrase is "I have nothing to add."<p>But Poor Charlie's Almanack proves that Munger has a lot to add. The book is a collection of speeches and talks given by …

Investing

15 Reasons Why You Should Go to Iceland On Your Next Vacation

Consider this your must-see list.<p>There are plenty of practical reasons why Iceland is a great place to travel. You can fly there in less than six hours from the East Coast, the dollar remains strong against the Icelandic krona, and it's an easy layover on your way to Europe. But even if all those …

The Barbell Complex That Builds Bigger Muscles, Greater Power, and Fries More Fat | Men's Health

The mix trains every major muscle and targets your fast-twitch muscle fibers, the ones with the greatest potential for size and strength.<p>And since this is a complex, you’ll burn an insane amount of fat, says Jack. That’s because you’ll flow from one exercise to the next without ever resting or …

Karl Lagerfeld Is Now Designing Engagement Rings

Home » Fashion » Karl Lagerfeld Is Now Designing Engagement Rings<p><b>Karl Lagerfeld</b> has recently joined forces with jewelers Frederick Goldman for a new …

Karl Lagerfeld

One scientist may have solved a mystery behind brain disorders like Alzheimer’s and schizophrenia

When she gazed into a microscope and saw these ubiquitous cells with their spidery tentacles, she did what most neuroscientists had been doing for generations: she looked right past them and focused on the rest of the brain tissue, just as you might look through specks of dirt on a windshield.<p>"What …

Neuroscience

Wordsmith for Excel turns your charts into reports on-the-fly

You might not have heard of Automated Insights before, but chances are you’ve probably seen what its software can do.<p>The company has developed Wordsmith, which is essentially AI that can write human-sounding reports from raw numerical data, such as financial reports and sales forecasts. It’s …

Analytics

A comprehensive beginner's guide to start ML with Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Introduction<p>Learn to connect AWS instance with your laptop / desktop for faster computation!<p>Do you struggle with working on big data (large data …

Cloud Computing

I've worked in the auto industry for 15 years, and there's one email you should send when you buy a new car

Yes, I know most of you disagree.<p>That said, I've seen every type of negotiator walk through my showroom doors over the last 15 years. I know what it takes for someone to walk out with a smoking deal and get the best deal on a new car.<p>And today, I'm going to share with you what really works: from …

Automotive Industry

Neuroscientists Discover Why Internet Pirates Don't Feel Guilty

Every month millions of people download and share movies, TV shows, music, software and ebooks without obtaining permission from copyright holders.<p>In …

The Brain

Luxurious Over-the-Sea Bungalows Come to Mexico

I haven’t convinced my wife yet of the virtues of cruising (she’s a bit of a germophobe), but she’ll willingly admit that one of the most pitch-perfect travel marketing campaigns of the past year is from Viking River Cruises, whose James Bond-accented narrator caresses you through the exclusive …

Dining Rooms

Do You Even Lift? Why Lifting Weights Is More Important For Your Health Than You Think

Health and Medicine Photo credit: Lifting weights can seem inaccessible if you don’t know how to do it. Pascal, CC BY-SARegular participation in …

Exercise

Whatagraph: Create Beautiful Infographics from Google Analytics

Let’s face it, Google Analytics is a mess for the average business. For professionals who spend a lot of time in the platform, it’s a full-featured …

Analytics

Behold, The Caribbean's First Over-The-Water Luxury Suites

These gorgeous glass-floored pads are Jamaican us crazy.<p>120K<p>SHARES<p>The Caribbean finally has its first over-the-water luxury suites thanks to Sandals …

If you aspire to work on Wall Street, Wharton is offering an online finance class that could help bolster your résumé

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>ShutterStock / ktasimar For anyone working with a small business or any students moving toward a career in finance, business literacy …

Wall Street

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‘This is it’: the cancer treatment that has doctors talking about a cure

There’s a revolution in cancer treatment.<p>“It’s been a roller coaster ride,” said Dr. Howard Kaufman. “We’ve attempted to say we’ve cured cancer many …

Immune System

Here's the productivity formula one Wharton professor uses to outwork almost everyone in his field

In 2009, 27-year-old behavioral scientist Adam Grant became an associate professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.<p>Within two years, he became the youngest professor to receive tenure at the school; within five years, he became the school's youngest full professor with …

Time Management

Here's A Compilation Of The 77 Best Videos On Vine

We came across this video compilation of the best 77 Vines, and just had to share it with you. They come from a YouTube channel called Vine Compilations, which you should definitely subscribe to.<p>This video is 8 minutes of pure joy.<p>(If you're unfamiliar, Vine is Twitter's video-sharing app that lets …

Social Media